PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5)-- We made it to the year 2020. So, are you thinking of trying out different restaurants around Arizona? Then, you're in luck! Website onlyinyourstate.com has posted the top 11 restaurants in Arizona to dine at in the new year.
1. Black Bart's Steakhouse
This restaurant has been locally owned and operated for over 40 years, Black Bart’s is also an RV park, saloon, and Old West theatre. The restaurant's steaks are hand-cut, aged in-house, and grilled up over an oak fire. Lightly seasoned and deliciously juicy, each steak is served with a salad and your choice of side.
2. Rehab Burger Therapy
Address: 7210 E 2nd St, Scottsdale, AZ 85251
First opened in 2012 by three best friends, this hip and happening space is a place where people go to heal from workday stress. Rehab features more than 25 different burgers, from peanut butter, jelly, and bacon to spicy mac ‘n cheese.
3. Screaming Banshee
Located in a former gas station, Screaming Banshee's is a favorite among tourists and locals in the Bisbee area. Within these unassuming walls, you'll find gourmet pizza creations like Thai Peanut, fully-loaded Baked Potato, and even dessert pies.
4. Rock Springs Cafe
Dating back over 100 years, Rock Springs Cafe has been around longer than most eateries in all of Arizona. With sandwiches, BBQ dinners, Southwest mac 'n cheese, and even breakfast items like eggs benedict, nobody leaves the table hungry. Leaving without a slice of blueberry pie would be criminal.
5. Medieval Times
This majestic castle not only serves four-course meals fit for a king but also has live jousting tournaments while you eat! The feast includes garlic bread, tomato bisque soup, sweet buttered corn, herb-basted potatoes, and a pastry.
6. Elbows Mac 'N Cheese
Address: 3757 S Gilbert Rd, Gilbert, AZ 85297
Inside these walls is a cheesy wonderland, easily one of Arizona's most underrated restaurants. With 23 innovative creations to choose from, saying that the menu can be overwhelming is an understatement. These bowls of gooey carbs are topped with things like Korean-style chicken, fried jalapenos, and short ribs. Our mouths are watering already!
7. Darbi's Cafe
You never know what you’ll find deep in the woods, so stumbling upon a place like Darbi’s Cafe is truly a best-case scenario. One look at the menu will have you confused in the best way possible. Farm-fresh egg omelettes, biscuits & gravy, pancakes, and oatmeal are just a few of the breakfast options. Giant cinnamon rolls are the Darbi's specialty, topped with walnuts for an extra special crunch.
8. Rigo's Restaurant
Address: 5851 N Oracle Rd, Tucson, AZ 85704
Rigo's is one of Arizona's best-kept secrets, offering a mouthwatering Mexican buffet for all three meals. Seasoned rice, beans, and menudo are just several staples on the regular rotation. Enjoy a chorizo and egg burrito in the morning, or load up on tacos for supper.
9. Mr. D'z Route 66 Diner
Phone number: (928) 718-0066
Mr. D’z first opened in 1939, serving as a gas station for almost 50 years. Checkered floors, vinyl booths, and a jukebox turn back the hands of time. As for the food, you can’t go wrong with a classic diner meal. Look over the quirky, record-shaped menu and feast your eyes on all the mouthwatering burgers, patty melts, and sandwiches.
10. Haunted Hamburger
Address: 410 Clark St, Jerome, AZ 86331
It's Halloween year-round at this quirky downtown Jerome restaurant! Skeletons cling to the exterior walls, hinting at the ghoulishness that awaits within. As for the food, the aptly-named Haunted Burger is piled high with bacon, cheddar, Swiss, mushrooms, green chilies, grilled onions, and guacamole. If burgers aren't your jam, plenty of other menu items like chili dogs and onion rings are just as scarily delicious.
11. Organ Stop Pizza
Address: 1149 E Southern Ave, Mesa, AZ 85204
Mighty Wurlitzer organs stopped being produced in 1943, but this Arizona restaurant still has an original model. Both classical pieces and tunes to keep the little ones entertained are played every night, sometimes accompanied by an enchanting light show. Somehow, the atmosphere doesn't overshadow Organ Stop's absolutely scrumptious pizza.
For more information on this list, visit onlyinyourstate.com.