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The 15 Best American Restaurants Near Paradise Valley

Updated: August 22, 2022

Hankering for a hamburger or a tasty hot dog? These are the best Paradise Valley restaurants for American cuisine. 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 Paradise Valley eateries below.

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Elements

New American, $$, Paradise ValleyNew American, $$Paradise Valley
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5
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The Arrogant Butcher

American, $$, PhoenixAmerican, $$Phoenix, Central City
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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The Macintosh

New American, $$, PhoenixNew American, $$Phoenix, Camelback East
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

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Bobby Q

New American, $$, PhoenixNew American, $$Phoenix, North Mountain
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Beckett's Table

American, $$$, PhoenixAmerican, $$$Phoenix, Camelback East
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
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Rusconi's American Kitchen

American, $$, PhoenixAmerican, $$Phoenix, Paradise Valley
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

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Phoenix City Grille

American, $$, PhoenixAmerican, $$Phoenix, Camelback East
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Tarbell's

American, $$$, PhoenixAmerican, $$$Phoenix, Camelback East
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
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Lo-Lo's Chicken & Waffles

American, $$, PhoenixAmerican, $$Phoenix, Central City
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
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The Henry

American, $$, PhoenixAmerican, $$Phoenix, Camelback East
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
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  • Female Foodie

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Valentine

American, $$, PhoenixAmerican, $$Phoenix, Encanto
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Restaurant Progress

New American, $$, PhoenixNew American, $$Phoenix, Encanto
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

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    Hoodline, 2019
  • Phoenix Mag, 2019

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Welcome Diner

American, $$, PhoenixAmerican, $$Phoenix, Central City
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • USA Today

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  • Eater, 2021

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Ocotillo

New American, $$, PhoenixNew American, $$Phoenix, Encanto
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Tru Burger

American, $$, PhoenixAmerican, $$Phoenix, Encanto
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

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    Hoodline, 2019
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How did we curate these results?

Figuring out the best American restaurants can take awhile. For these results, 823905 restaurant reviews were analyzed, 11589 restaurants’ Yelp and Google reviews were captured, and exactly 692 lists and articles from Female Foodie, USA Today and Hoodline and others were carefully reviewed by boam. The spots that made the cut have been featured in Female Foodie - Best Brunch in Phoenix: Top 10 Spots, USA Today - Best Romantic Dining in Scottsdale and Hoodline - Get these trending Phoenix restaurants on your radar today. As restaurants continue to adapt to COVID-19, you can trust us to show the latest information on which restaurants are open and how with our real-time data recommendation engine. Our site gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. These ten options are sure to delight.

Common questions

The highest-rated late-night American spot is Elements in Paradise Valley.

Elements is the highest-rated American restaurant for take-out in Paradise Valley.

Elements is the highest-rated American restaurant that is good for groups in Paradise Valley.

Elements is the highest-rated upscale American restaurant in Paradise Valley.

Elements is the highest-rated American restaurant that serves breakfast in Paradise Valley.

Drink pairing tips

  • Pair grilled burger with Margarita

    To elevate your grilled burger experience, we recommend some Margarita to go with your dish. This pairing works especially well because this cocktail balances the spice and salt of the burger.

  • Take fried chicken to the next level

    When ordering fried chicken, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Kentucky 75, a popular cocktail.

  • The best drink pairing for heavy meat dish

    Knowing what to pair with heavy meat dish can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some cocktail, particularly a glass of Vieux Carre. This, oaked, cocktail balances the fatty heavy meat dish.

Did you know?

  • A perfect match: lemonade & hot dog

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

  • A traditional dish

    If you take a trip to pecan pie, then the well-known, tasty pecan pie should be on your radar! It is a local classic.

  • Ready for 12 burgers of burger?

    Are you a fan of burger? The current record for eating the most burger is 12 burgers in only 3! Do you love burger enough to beat this record?

Parking information

We’ve all experienced the struggle of finding good parking near restaurants in Paradise Valley. 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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