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The 14 Best American Restaurants Near New River

Updated: August 22, 2022

Looking for the best American restaurants in New River? These are our top choices for gumbo and fried chicken. We analyzed millions of reviews from the top local sites to compile This list of top American restaurants. So if you have decided on some deep dish pizza or BBQ as your next meal try one of the New River eateries below.

Find the perfect American restaurant

Glossy Heifer

American, $$, New RiverAmerican, $$New River
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

If you travel further

Local Jonny's Café and Tavern

American, $$, Cave CreekAmerican, $$Cave Creek
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

The Hideaway Grill

American, $$, Cave CreekAmerican, $$Cave Creek
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Dog House Diner

American, $, AnthemAmerican, $Anthem
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Tonto Bar & Grill

American, $$, Cave CreekAmerican, $$Cave Creek
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • USA Today

    Best Tex-Mex in Phoenix

    USA Today

Big Earl's Greasy Eats

American, $$, Cave CreekAmerican, $$Cave Creek
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Tru Burger

American, $$, AnthemAmerican, $$Anthem
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Female Foodie

    10 Best Burgers in Phoenix: A Local’s Guide

    Female Foodie

The Horny Toad

American, $$, Cave CreekAmerican, $$Cave Creek
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Harold's Corral

American, $$, Cave CreekAmerican, $$Cave Creek
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Buffalo Chip Saloon & Steakhouse

American, $$, Cave CreekAmerican, $$Cave Creek
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Stumblina’s Cantina

American, $$, Cave CreekAmerican, $$Cave Creek
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Heart & Soul Cafe

American, $$, Cave CreekAmerican, $$Cave Creek
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Oak's Diner & Flapjacks

American, $, Cave CreekAmerican, $Cave Creek
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Roadhouse

American, $$, Cave CreekAmerican, $$Cave Creek
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.0

How did we curate this list?

Finding the right American restaurant for you shouldn’t be so hard. We analyzed 692 lists and articles from top sources like Female Foodie and USA Today, 11589 New River restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 823905 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. The spots that made the cut have been featured in Female Foodie - 10 Best Burgers in Phoenix: A Local’s Guide and USA Today - Best Tex-Mex in Phoenix. If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Recurring questions

Glossy Heifer and Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers are the highest-rated American restaurants for a quick lunch in New River.

Glossy Heifer and Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers are the highest-rated American restaurants that serve breakfast in New River.

Two of the highest-rated late-night American spots are Glossy Heifer and Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers in New River.

Glossy Heifer and Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers are the highest-rated American restaurants that is good for groups in New River.

There are 2 American restaurants in New River.

Drink pairing tips

  • Pair grilled burger with Margarita

    For an elevated experience, pair your grilled burger with Margarita. This combination works particularly well because this cocktail balances the spice and salt of the burger.


  • The perfect match for your fried chicken

    Experts suggest pairing a fried chicken with a glass of Kentucky 75, a popular cocktail.


  • A great drink pairing for shellfish

    Finding the ideal drink pairing for shellfish can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some white wine, particularly a glass of Chardonnay. This, strong and acidic, white wine balances the creamy shellfish.

Factoids

  • Who made the first hashbrown?

    hashbrown was first made in 1890s in the country of The United States.

  • A delicious pairing

    Surely you’ve tried lemonade with your hot dog? It’s a classic pairing.

  • A day for hamburger-lovers

    You better not forget what May 28th is. It’s International Hamburger Day! Grab some hamburger and celebrate!

Parking information

Getting a good parking spot in New River can be tough, and it’s worse if you’re hungry. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen American spot.

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