While walking along this part of historic Beaver Street, the fresh pine scent in the brisk mountain air mixes with intoxicating aroma of coffee wafting out the door at this java spot. The cozy establishment is always bustling with NAU students, professionals and visitors from all over the world who love the mom-and-pop, local ambiance. Everything in the pastry vitrine is made from scratch and even the beans are sourced in a sustainable manner. In addition to superb coffee and sweets, the restaurant also has a delectable array of vegetarian dishes and is one of the few quality veggie options in the city. Macy's is also known for its poetry nights, Sunday morning story-telling, opera evenings and other eclectic events.
On your way to the majestic Grand Canyon, stop by the Kickstand Kafé for a hot cup of java and a fresh pastry. Inside, visitors will find a laid-back atmosphere filled with locals and tourists, many of which are on their way to either the canyon or Snowbowl during winter. The drinks and food items run the gamut, from espresso and smoothies to pastries from Sugar Mama's Bakery. But no matter what you order, rest assured that everything is made fresh daily.
This little coffeehouse located in Flagstaff's Eastside neighborhood is a perfect place to unwind after a day exploring town or any other part of Northern Arizona. The baristas serve a varied cornucopia of coffee concoctions in addition to Italian sodas, pastries and if you can answer the day's trivia question, you receive a discount on your drink. Wicked Coffee also has a quick drive-thru service window to pick-up your java if you're in a hurry.
Campus Coffee Bean offers gourmet coffees and teas as well as breakfast, lunch, and dinner to hungry local college students. Breakfast is offered all day with plates that include organic granola, eggs any-style and the famous Flagstaff Burrito. Lunch and dinner provides a wide range of salads, grill items, and specialty sandwiches such as the Mars Hill or Sky Dome. With affordable prices and a friendly atmosphere, Campus Coffee Bean is the perfect place for getting a little work done or just eating some hearty, local fare.
Feast on some delicious Mexican meals at Tamaliza. Set in a cozy place, the decor here features wooden furnishings, open kitchen and the interiors painted in white. The meals here are cooked daily with local, homemade as well as organic ingredients and are always served hot and fresh. Some of the menu items served here are Chicken Tomatillo Tamale, Chile Relleno Traditional and Beef and Onions in guajillo sauce. One can also flavor their meals from a decent selection of homemade sauces. The staff here is also quite friendly, attentive and knowledgeable about the menu. If you are willing to treat yourself to some hearty reasonably-priced flavors, head to Tamaliza.
If you are looking for a hearty meal, head to Wildflower Bread Company to tickle your taste buds. The restaurant features a huge menu that comprises of breakfast dishes to seasonal delicacies. Dishes like Butternut Squash Ravioli pasta, Cheddar Braised Beef Sandwich and Asian Chicken Salad can be tasted here. The cafe also specializes in soups as well. Their Chicken Lemon Vegetable and White Bean & Kale Soup are especially loved by the locals here. A cup of freshly-brewed coffee can be enjoyed with the meal. You can also feel free to ask the staff here for recommendations as they are quite knowledgeable about the menu. If you want to spend some quality time with a friends, spend the afternoon by yourself or simply enjoy a good meal, then Wildflower Bread Company can be a great choice.
For more than 35 years, NiMarco's Pizza has served pies for the entire family at superb prices. The ambience is family-friendly and the dining room is always filled with large groups, students and day-trip tourists from Phoenix and around Arizona. The pizza is not necessarily the best in Flagstaff (Fratelli or Pizzicletta are better), but it serves the purpose, especially if you need to feed a crowd on a budget.
This prettily appointed Chinese restaurant serves plentiful portions of Mandarin cuisine at very affordable prices. The special "Dinner Deal" includes a choice of entree, an appetizer, steamed or fried rice, soup and fortune cookies. Family and Combination dinners are priced from USD8-10 per person. Lunch specials, served from 11 am-3:45pm, are full feasts. House specialties include Sizzling Rice Seafood (shrimp, scallops, imitation crab and vegetables on sizzling rice), Eight Treasures (shrimp, beef, chicken with peanuts and vegetables) and Chun Pi Beef in orange peel sauce. Full bar service is available.
The perfect American breakfast is incomplete without pancakes. If you are looking for just that, then IHOP is the place for you! The traditional dishes still rule the roost, but dishes like buttermilk pancakes, pigs in blanket still grace the menu. Amongst breakfast items, popular ones include omelets, crepes and waffles. For dinner, hot favorites are chicken roasted in herbs, pot roast and T-bone steak. Amongst old favorites is Rooty-Tooty Fresh'-n-Fruity. One great aspect of IHOP is that senior citizens are taken care of. Smaller meals with lower rates are offered to them. They also have a special kids menu.