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Tumerico Vegetarian Food: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Tumerico Vegetarian FoodSee Tumerico Vegetarian Food Video ($$)
(498 ratings)

2526 E 6th St Map It!
Tucson, AZ 85716
(520) 270-2055
www.tumerico.com
  • Korean Nopalitos (Cactus) Tacos
    crispy tacos, cactus, onion, cashew, turmeric sauce; menu changes daily (call for availability); looks good
  • Meet-Free Carne Asada Plate
    "carnitas"...jackfruit broken up, seasoned, cooked to look like pan-fried pulled pork (and it does!) w/ sides (Guy got eggplant chicharrons, soy/tofu chorizo); so good that Guy called his mom on the air; note: menu changes daily (call for availability); looks good!
5.0 out of 5
498 ratings
serving scratch-made local food...vegan, organic, gluten free; note: menu changes daily
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Aloha Kitchen: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Aloha Kitchen ($)
(530 ratings)

2950 S Alma School Rd Map It!
Mesa, AZ 85210
(480) 897-2451
alohakitchen.com
  • Kalbi Ribs
    thinly sliced Korean-style short ribs; "meat candy" -Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Manapua
    stuffed, steamed pork bun; "one of the best I've ever had" -Guy Fieri; looks good
4.5 out of 5
530 ratings
serving island-style favorites
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Chef Alisah's Restaurant: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Chef Alisah's Restaurant ($$)
(433 ratings)

5931 N Oracle Rd Map It!
Tucson, AZ 85704
(520) 887-5305
alisahrestaurant.com
  • Cevapi (Bosnian Style Sausages)
    homemade Bosnian ground beef sausages served w/ fresh onions, tzatziki & homemade fresh Bosnian bread; looks good
  • Gulas (Bosnian-Style Goulash)
    beef cut into squares, cooked in salt, pepper, red bell peppers, olive oil, parsley; served w/ homemade white butter rice, fresh homemade bread & cabbage salad; looks good
4.5 out of 5
433 ratings
serving authentic European & Bosnian cuisine
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Defalco's Italian Grocery: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Defalco's Italian GrocerySee Defalco's Italian Grocery Video ($$)
(1557 ratings)

2334 N Scottsdale Rd Map It!
Scottsdale, AZ 85257
(480) 990-8660
defalcosdeli.com
  • Italian Sausage w/ Peppers & Onions Sandwich
    homemade sausage; 2 links served in sub roll, marinara sauce, sauteed peppers & onions & melted Provolone cheese; looks good
  • "Centurion" Calzone
    fresh Mozzarella, spicy Sopressatta, roasted peppers, fresh tomato, fresh basil & Kalamata olives; side of marinara; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1557 ratings
est. 1972; family-owned Italian; storefront migrated from Toronto to Detroit to Scottsdale
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Fat Olives: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Fat Olives ($$)
(1005 ratings)

2308 E Rt 66 Map It!
Flagstaff, AZ 86004
(928) 853-0056
www.fatolivesflagstaff.co...
  • Belgio Dolce Pizza
    thin crust pizza w/ cream sauce, housemade mozzarella, Soppressata, Calabrian chili oil marinated shaved brussel sprouts; topped w/ crushed pistachio, mesquite honey & more chili oil; looks good
  • Kenai Pizza
    fresh ricotta, mozzarella, pecorino romano, finished w/ house-smoked salmon, dill cream, basil chiffonade, sea salt, EVOO
4.5 out of 5
1005 ratings
"authentic Italian cooking like you'd find in Naples" (from its website); same owner/chef from Salsa Brava
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Grubstak: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Grubstak [CLOSED] ($$)
(422 ratings)

384 N Gilbert Rd Map It!
Gilbert, AZ 85234
(480) 699-9188
grubstak.com
  • Chilaquiles
    layers of corn tortilla crisps, southwest black beans, Barbacoa chicken, cheddar cheese, ranchero sauce, *two fried eggs; looks good
  • Sweet Lou's BBQ
    50/50 regular & sweet potato waffle fries topped w/ BBQ braised beef, applewood bacon, coleslaw; looks good
4.5 out of 5
422 ratings
[CLOSED]; serving "stacked" cuisine where foods are stacked on top of each other; Beau MacMillan made guest appearance
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  • Booze Burger
    2​ beef patties beer battered & fried, smothered w/ a green chili/vodka/bacon cream sauce; topped off w/ smoked fresno chilis pickled in whiskey; looks good
  • Country Fried Burger
    burger country fried, smothered in gravy w/ crispy fried; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1438 ratings
opened in 2011; "fresh ingredients, unique food, and above all high quality" (from its website); Other Recipes: Green Chili, Bacon and Vodka Cream Sauce
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Renee's Organic Oven: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Renee's Organic Oven ($$)
(576 ratings)

7065 E Tanque Verde Rd Map It!
Tucson, AZ 85715
(520) 886-0484
reneesorganicoven.com
  • Spinach Dip Calzone
    creamy spinach & artichoke dip w/ baked chicken & house roasted green chilies; looks good
  • The Tailored Tony
    house interpretation of the Sloppy Joe; San Rafael Local Organic Beef in marinara, roasted red peppers, basil & provolone served on house organic focaccia; looks good
4.5 out of 5
576 ratings
pizzeria serving a menu of locally-sourced & organic food in a casual environment
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Republica Empanada: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Republica Empanada ($)
(728 ratings)

204 E 1st Ave Map It!
Mesa, AZ 85210
(480) 969-1343
www.republicaempanada.com
  • Arroz Con Pollo
    traditional blend of chicken & rice, with seasoned tomato sauce, capers, olives, celery, onions, red bell peppers, carrots, peas, & cilantro; looks good
  • Cubana Empanada
    pernil, ham, mozzarella, & dill pickle
4.5 out of 5
728 ratings
family own & run joint serving Latin American comfort food
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Sal's Gilbert Pizza: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Sal's Gilbert PizzaSee Sal's Gilbert Pizza Video ($$)
(750 ratings)

1150 S Gilbert Rd Map It!
Gilbert, AZ 85296
(480) 633-2226
gilbertpizzaaz.com
  • Baked Ziti Pizza
    thin crust pizza topped w/ pasta w/ mozzarella & pink sauce; looks good
  • Chicken Marsala Pizza
    thin crust pizza topped w/ grilled chicken, mushrooms, onions, Marsala wine sauce; looks good
4.5 out of 5
750 ratings
opened in 2006; specializing in NY-style pizza (but also served Sicilian-style); Other Recipes: Arancini (Rice Balls)
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Tacos Chiwas: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Tacos Chiwas ($)
(633 ratings)

1923 E Mcdowell Rd Map It!
Phoenix, AZ 85006
(602) 358-8830
www.tacoschiwas.com
  • Barbacoa Tacos
    shredded beef on corn-based tortilla; looks good
  • Deshebrada Gorditas Roja
    shredded beef, refried beans gorditas (similar to pita pockets) w/ red sauce; looks good
4.5 out of 5
633 ratings
family owned & operated preparing fresh food from recipes that have been passed down through generations
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Tom's Thumb Fresh Market: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Tom's Thumb Fresh MarketSee Tom's Thumb Fresh Market Video ($$)
(1251 ratings)

9393 E Bell Rd Map It!
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
(480) 513-8186
thethumb.com
  • Pigs & Grits
    crispy pulled pork over creamy grits topped w/ local cheddar & jalapeno bacon
  • Tom's Brisket Stack
    sandwich w/ sliced 12-hr smoked brisket, aioli, pickles, onions on Texas toast; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1251 ratings
opened in 2012; gas station, BBQ, car wash, bakery, market & gifts
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Zemam's: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Zemam's ($$)
(324 ratings)

2731 E Broadway Blvd Map It!
Tucson, AZ 85716
(520) 323-9928
www.zemams.com
  • Doro Watt
    traditional chicken dish slowly cooked on the bone in a rich, spicy berbere sauce served w/ a hard-boiled egg; eat w/ Injera; looks good
  • Gomen Alicha
    carrots, cabbage & potatoes simmered in a mild turmeric-based sauce; eat w/ Injera (Ethiopian version of a tortilla); looks good
4.5 out of 5
324 ratings
since 1994; serving authentic Ethiopian cuisine
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Andreoli Italian Grocer: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Andreoli Italian GrocerSee Andreoli Italian Grocer Video ($$)
(511 ratings)

8880 E Via Linda Map It!
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
(480) 614-1980
andreoli-grocer.com
  • Bollito di Carne di Manzo
    beef soup; served w/ homemade bread
  • Sempronio (Sandwich)
    house cured prosciutto, mozzarella & roasted peppers; looks good
4.0 out of 5
511 ratings
opened in 2007; market, bakery & restaurant serving authentic Italian where they bake their own bread & make their own prosciutto; Other Recipes: Penne Strascicate
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Barrio Cafe: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Barrio CafeSee Barrio Cafe Video ($$)
(1563 ratings)

2814 N 16th St Map It!
Phoenix, AZ 85006
(602) 636-0240
www.barriocafe.com
  • Chiles en Nogada
    chef's iconic dish; roasted poblano pepper filled w/ chicken, apple, pear, dried apricot & pecans, in a almond cream sauce & "finished w/ the colors of the (Mexican) flag" (cilantro, queso fresco & pomegranate seeds
  • Cochinita Pibil
    Yucatan-style pulled pork; pork marinated in achiote & sour orange, wrapped in a banana leaf & slow-roasted over night; topped w/ pickled red onion & Yucantan-style pico de gallo; "I have had the 'last meal' on Triple-D so many times, but I've got to tell you without doubt that is one of the best"-Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Mojarra San Agustin
    achiote & sour orange rubbed tilapia topped w/ onion, garlic & citrus, wrapped in banana leaf & grilled
4.0 out of 5
1563 ratings
est. 2002; serving Mexican cuisine and carrying 250 tequilas; "three colorful dining rooms and bar make up this engagingly funky place whose menu pictures a red-faced bandito who looks as if he's waited too long for his food" (from its website)
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  • Boot Dumplings
    pork belly & shrimp, mango chipotle sauce, beet coulis
  • French Dip
    smoked prime rib, au jus, horseradish cream, toasted baguette; looks good
4.0 out of 5
793 ratings
started on BBQ circuit & opened restaurant
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Brandy's Restaurant: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Brandy's Restaurant ($$)
(543 ratings)

1500 E Cedar Ave Map It!
Flagstaff, AZ 86004
(928) 779-2187
www.brandysrestaurant.com
  • Bistro Beef Stew
    served on spinach bed, garlic potato cake & topped w/ stew; looks good
  • Steak
    Argentinean-style flat-iron steak; served w/ sweet potato corn cake & topped w/ chimichurri-tomato pan sauce
4.0 out of 5
543 ratings
est. 1993; breakfast-lunch joint
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Chino Bandido: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Chino BandidoSee Chino Bandido Video ($)
(1868 ratings)

15414 N 19th Ave Map It!
Phoenix, AZ 85023
(602) 375-3639
www.chinobandido.com
  • Jade Red Chicken
    fried chicken strips, deep-fried & covered in red sauce; can be served on rice or as a quesadilla; looks good
  • Machaca
    shredded beef w/ garlic, onion, tomato & cilantro; can be served in quesadilla, burrito or in fried rice
  • Pollo Diablo
    lightly coated, deep-fried chicken w/ garlic, onions & red hot peppers; "If you're from Iowa, you probably can't handle it!"
4.0 out of 5
1868 ratings
#41 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); est. 1990; combo/fusion of Chinese & Mexican; started as a 1000-sq-ft, 16-seat "hole-in-the-wall" that expanded to 5000-sq-ft w/ 150 seats; another location in Chandler, AZ
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Haus Murphy's: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Haus Murphy's ($$)
(770 ratings)

5739 W Glendale Ave Map It!
Glendale, AZ 85301
(623) 939-2480
www.hausmurphys.com
  • Paprika Schnitzel
    top seller; tender pork loin, breaded & sauteed to a golden brown; topped w/ onion & bacon-infused paprika sauce
  • Sauerbraten
    favorite; sweet & sour marinated beef; served w/ red cabbage & choice of Schwabische Spatzle or bread dumpling
4.0 out of 5
770 ratings
German restaurant w/ "good atmosphere, good people, good entertainment" ("Haus Band"...tuba & accordian players)
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  • Lomo Saltado
    tender strips of certified angus beef marinated in Peruvian spices sauteed w/ onions, tomatoes & parsley over a bed of potatoes fries
  • Seco de carne con Frejoles
    one of the star dishes; 8 oz.tender cuts certified angus beef braised in a cilantro & Peruvian sauce; served w/ canary beans & jasmine rice
4.0 out of 5
253 ratings
serving unique, authentic Peruvian
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Joe's Farm Grill: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Joe's Farm GrillSee Joe's Farm Grill Video ($$)
(2461 ratings)

3000 E Ray Rd Map It!
Gilbert, AZ 85296
(480) 563-4745
www.joesfarmgrill.com
  • Ahi Tuna Sandwich
    w/ Asian slaw; looks good
  • Burger
  • Grilled BBQ Chicken Pizza
    w/ apple cider smoked bacon; looks good
4.0 out of 5
2461 ratings
burger joint on farm; fresh produce
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La Piazza al Forno: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
La Piazza al Forno ($$)
(590 ratings)

5803 W Glendale Ave Map It!
Glendale, AZ 85301
(623) 847-3301
www.lapiazzaalforno.com
  • Chicken Cacciatore
  • Italian Stallion Pizza
    San Marzano tomatoes D.O.P. housemade mozzarella, Schreiners sausage, pepperoni, Prosciutto di Parma (Cotto), sopressata
  • Mediterranean Pizza
    housemade pesto cream sauce, housemade mozarella, extra virgin olive oil, Prosciutto di Parma (Crudo) & arugula w/ shaved parmesean
4.0 out of 5
590 ratings
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La Santisima: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
La SantisimaSee La Santisima Video ($$)
(2206 ratings)

1919 N 16th St Map It!
Phoenix, AZ 85006
(602) 254-6330
www.lasantisimagourmet.co...
  • Nagada Tacos
    soft tacos w/ ground beef, ground pork w/ fruit mix, green pepper, creamy sauce, pomegranate; colors of white, red & green to symbolize the Mexican flag; "like Mexican Thanksgiving in a taco" -Guy Fieri
  • Oaxaca Black Mole Chicken Shark Taco
    Oaxacan specialty; legendary blend of spices, chiles, nuts & chocolate made into a rich & flavorful sauce, mixed w/ shredded chicken; served on soft taco shells; "one of the best [moles] ever...that's like Mexican mole Disneyland" -Guy Fieri; looks good
4.0 out of 5
2206 ratings
authentic cuisine inspired by the heart of Mexico; Other Recipes: Smoked Marlin Tacos
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Los Taquitos: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Los Taquitos ($)
(922 ratings)

4747 E Elliot Rd Map It!
Phoenix, AZ 85044
(480) 753-4370
www.ltgrill.com
  • Carnitas Taco
    "up there with some of the best (tacos) I've ever had"-Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Chicken Burrito
4.0 out of 5
922 ratings
started as selling tacos from a food truck; Other Recipes: Camarones a La Diabla
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  • Pork chop in Pesto
  • Waffles
  • Salami Scrambled
4.0 out of 5
2099 ratings
"fancy hands"; only use cage-free eggs from humanely-raised chickens, grain-fed natural Iowa pork and Angus beef; long wait on weekends; moved from 801 N 1st St location (shown at airing)
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