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Phoenix/Scottsdale Best Value Restaurants


Looking for a steal of a meal? For a gourmet experience that won't break the bank, check out these Best Value Restaurants in Phoenix/Scottsdale that give the most bang for the buck, including fine destinations where one can dine well for a reasonable price.

The Breadfruit Jamaican
12/20
108 E. Pierce St.
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Menu
Authentic Jamaican dishes such as flame-thrower-spicy jerk meats and escovitch tilapia. More...

C-Fu Gourmet Chinese
12/20
Citrus Plaza
2051 W. Warner Rd.
Chandler, AZ 85224
Menu
One of the Valley's best Chinese restaurants, C-Fu is frequented by those who appreciate the fresh seafood and excellent dim sum. More...

Cafe Bink French
13/20
Carefree Court Shopping Center
36899 N. Tom Darlington Dr.
Carefree, AZ 85377

From Binkley’s chef-owner Kevin Binkley, a more casual sibling featuring a less complicated and more affordable menu that's entirely engaging. More...

Cafepino Italian
Quick Bite
7000 E. Mayo Blvd.
Phoenix, AZ 85054

Artisan wood-oven pizzas, garden fresh salads, homemade desserts and breads inspired by authentic European recipes. More...

Chelsea's Kitchen American
13/20
5040 N. 40th St.
Phoenix, AZ 85018
Menu
This modern version of a comfortable Arizona roadhouse features good old American basics with a sophisticated spin. More...

Chompie's Deli Deli
13/20
9301 E. Shea Blvd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85260

This popular kosher-style deli brings a taste of the Big Apple to Phoenix. More...

Chompie's Deli Deli
13/20
1160 E. University Dr.
Tempe, AZ 85282
Menu
Get an authentic taste of the Big Apple at this kosher-style deli. More...

Cibo Urban Pizzeria Cafe Pizza
13/20
603 N. Fifth Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85003
Menu
This ultra-cozy pizzeria serves up wood-fired pizzas, antipasto, dessert crêpes, locally brewed beers and good Italian wines. More...

Compass American Regional
11/20
Dining Room at Compass, Phoenix, AZ Hyatt Regency Phoenix
122 N. Second St.
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Menu
Arizona’s only revolving restaurant offers good views of the city and regional American food that’s more pricey than memorable. More...

Crazy Jim's Greek
11/20
4041 N. 15th Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85015
Menu
There’s nothing crazy about this small, friendly diner, which specializes in affordable Greek and Italian food. More...

Cyclo Vietnamese
14/20
1919 W. Chandler Blvd.
Chandler, AZ 85224
Menu
The small but charming Cyclo serves up traditional Vietnamese favorites as well as Asian flights of fancy, drawing blue collar workers and foodies alike. More...

Delux Burgers
13/20
Biltmore Plaza
3146 E. Camelback Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85016
Menu
Everybody loves this this cramped contemporary spot where burgers and beer seem both haute and hot. More...

Duck & Decanter Deli
Quick Bite
1651 E. Camelback Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85016
Menu
On a beautiful day, there’s no better place to have lunch than the patio of the "Duck." More...

Durant's Steakhouse
12/20
2611 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Menu
This downtown institution, going strong since the 50s, is famous for its steaks, martinis and business lunches. More...

Farm Kitchen American
Quick Bite
Dining Room at Farm Kitchen, Phoenix, AZ The Farm at South Mountain
6106 S. 32nd St.
Phoenix, AZ 85040
Menu
Farm Kitchen offers healthy salads, soups and sandwiches to be eaten at picnic tables under wonderful old pecan trees. More...

Fez Mediterranean
11/20
3815 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Menu
Chic urban hot-spot with decent to good Mediterranean tastes. More...

Gallo Blanco Mexican
13/20
The Clarendon Hotel
401 W. Clarendon Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85013
Menu
Cutting edge Mexican food in an urban-hip space. More...

Grazie Pizza
12/20
6952 E. Main St.
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Menu
This lively pizzeria and wine bar turns out terrific thin-crust pizzas and calzones from a wood-burning oven, rounding out the limited menu with Italian appetizers, salads and wines. More...

Havana Cafe Cuban
12/20
4225 E. Camelback Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85018
Menu
Small on space, big on charm, this cute café offers patio dining, mojitos and a lengthy menu that includes Spanish, Cuban and Latin American specialties. More...

Havana Patio Cafe Cuban
13/20
North Ranch
6245 E. Bell Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Menu
Larger than the original Havana, this location features the same mojitos and Latin American specialties in a more family-friendly setting. More...

Hillside Spot American
12/20
4740 E. Warner Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85044

Chef-driven diner-style food. More...

Honey Bear's Barbecue Barbecue
Quick Bite
5012 E. Van Buren St.
Phoenix, AZ 85008
Menu
On the weekends, there are lines out the door at this plain-Jane ’cue joint, which offers plenty of room for families as well as a small bar. More...

Humble Pie Pizza
13/20
Hilton Village
6149 N. Scottsdale Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85250
Menu
High-end pizzas with gourmet toppings plus a first-rate boutique wine and beer list. More...

Lo-Lo's Chicken & Waffles Soul Food
13/20
1220 S. Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Menu
There’s no resisting the soul food at Lo-Lo's Chicken & Waffles. More...

Los Dos Molinos Mexican
12/20
Dining Room at Los Dos Molinos, Mesa, AZ 260 S. Alma School Rd., Suite #137
Mesa, AZ 85210
Menu
Order milk or bring a fire extinguisher because the New Mexico-style food at this casual restaurant is seriously hot. More...

Los Dos Molinos Mexican
Quick Bite
8646 S. Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85042
Menu
Order milk or bring a fire extinguisher because the New Mexico-style food at this casual restaurant is seriously hot. More...

Matt's Big Breakfast Breakfast
Quick Bite
Dining Room at Matt 825 N. 1st St.
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Menu
A tiny diner where the breakfasts are, indeed, big and the food focuses on simple American classics. More...

Noca Modern American
15/20
Dining Room at Noca, Phoenix, AZ Biltmore Plaza
3118 E. Camelback Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85016
Menu
Cooking from a culinary “dream team,” offering a fresh global approach to Italian, French, Asian and American. More...

Oregano's Pizza
Quick Bite
523 W. University Dr.
Tempe, AZ 85281
Menu
A great place to drop by for pizza and beer, Oregano’s is beloved by 20-somethings as well as families for its inexpensive food and casual atmosphere. More...

Overeasy Breakfast
12/20
4730 E. Indian School Rd., Ste. 123
Phoenix, AZ 85018
Menu
Upscale breakfast favorites from chef Aaron May of Sol y Sombra find a casa. More...

Pizzeria Bianco Italian
14/20
Dining Room at Pizzeria Bianco, Phoenix, AZ 623 E. Adams St.
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Menu
Considered by local foodies to be the best pizza joint in this town or any other, Pizzeria Bianco offers great pies prepared with Italian flair by Chris Bianco. More...

Postino Italian
12/20
Dining Room at Postino, Phoenix, AZ 3939 E. Campbell Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85018
Menu
This friendly wine bar has everything going for it. More...

San Carlos Bay Seafood Restaurant Mexican
11/20
1901 E. McDowell Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85006

San Carlos is one of the oldest and best places in town for Mexican seafood. More...

The Spotted Donkey Cantina Mexican
14/20
el Pedregal
34505 N. Scottsdale Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85262
Menu
Southwestern Mexican is fun but sophisticated in this casual-classy hot spot. More...

Tonto Bar & Grill Southwestern
14/20
Dining Room at Tonto Bar & Grill, Cave Creek, AZ Rancho Mañana Resort & Spa
5736 E. Rancho Mañana Blvd.
Cave Creek, AZ 85331
Menu
Eclectic Arizona-themed cuisine with striking desert views. More...

Vincent’s Market Bistro French
12/20
3930 E. Camelback Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85018
Menu
Chef Vincent Guerithault’s dishes are served in a casual, gourmet marketplace setting. More...

Vogue Bistro & Bar French
13/20
Dining Room at Vogue Bistro & Bar, Surprise, AZ Marley Park Plaza
15411 W. Waddell Rd.
Surprise, AZ 85379

A fashionable, swank, but friendly French bistro with an eclectic menu ranging from cassoulet to truffled mac ‘n’ cheese. More...

ZuZu American
13/20
Dining Room at ZuZu, Scottsdale, AZ Hotel Valley Ho
6850 E. Main St.
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Menu
ZuZu applies snazzy twists to American comfort food favorites like buttermilk pancakes, burgers and shakes. More...

 

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