Valley residents love to wine and dine and luckily Arizona plays host to some amazing restaurants and chefs. Here are AZFoothills.com readers top picks for food in the Valley.
These are the winners of Best of Our Valley 2015. Winners will be featured in the April 2015 issue of Arizona Foothills Magazine, a tell-all guide to the best people and places in the Valley of the Sun, as chosen by its residents. The winners with the most total votes will be featured on the cover, but you will have to wait until March to find out who they are!
As a special thanks to the winners and those who helped them attain their “Best Of” status, a celebratory bash will be held in May 2015. Stay tuned for details on the fabulous fete!
All those who won this year can download their 2015 Winners logos here.
THE WINNERS LIST: FOOD & RESTAURANTS
Best Acai Bowl – Original ChopShop Co.
Best Asian Cuisine & Cocktails – Clever Koi
Best Baked Goods or Sweets – Classic Cakes & Confections
Best Barbecue – Hammered Hog
Best Boba – Snoh Ice Shavery
Best Breakfast – The Farmhouse Restaurant
Best Burger – Rehab Burger Therapy
Best Business Lunch Spot – Bistro 24, The Ritz-Carlton, Phoenix
Best Comfort Food – Chelsea’s Kitchen
Best Culinary Event: Fall – Arizona Taco Festival
Best Culinary Event: Spring – Flavors of Phoenix
Best Cup of Coffee – Bergies Coffee Roast House
Best Cup of Coffee: Large Chain – Starbucks
Best Date Spot – The Breadfruit & Rum Bar
Best Department Store Dining – Cafe Nordstrom at Nordstrom
Best Drive-Thru – Chick-Fil-A
Best Farmers Market – Vincent’s on Camelback Market
Best Frozen Treat – Gelato Dolce Vita
Best Gluten-Free Menu – Venezia’s Pizzeria
Best Grocery Store – La Grande Orange Grocery
Best Hangover Cure Breakfast – Original Chop Shop Co.
Best Health Food / Specialty Store – Sprouts
Best Health Food or Vegetarian Food – Original ChopShop Co.
Best Hot Dogs – Ted’s Hot Dogs
Best Italian – Marcellino’s Ristorante
Best Juice Bar – The Well Juice Bar
Best Lunch Spot – Fun – The Farm at South Moutain
Best Mexican Food – Barrio Queen
Best New Restaurant – Pizza Me
Best Outdoor Dining – Bourbon Steak, Scottsdale Fairmont
Best Pet-Friendly Restaurant – Randy’s Restaurant
Best Place to Watch the Big Game – Majerle’s Sports Grill
Best Private Dining Room – The Herb Box
Best Resort Restaurant – Bourbon Steak at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess
Best Restaurant to Get the Most Bang for Your Buck – Oregano’s
Best Seafood – Little Cleo’s Seafood Legend
Best Slice – Venezia’s Pizzeria
Best Spa Cuisine – Joya Terrace, Joya Spa at Montelucia
Best Steakhouse – Bourbon Steak at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess
Best Sunday Brunch – Morning Glory Cafe
Best Sushi – Roka Akor Sushi & Robata Grill
Best Tea Spot – The Ritz-Carlton, Phoenix
Best Teppanyaki – Ah-so
Best Valley Food Truck – The Uprooted Kitchen
Best View – The Hyatt, Downtown Phoenix- Compass Arizona Grill
Favorite Local Food Blog or Website – Phoenix Bites
Most Amazing Restaurant Interior – Bourbon Steak, Scottsdale Fairmont
Old Favorite – Texaz Grill
Spiciest Dining – The Breadfruit & Rum Bar