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The 15 Best American Restaurants Near Surprise

Updated: August 22, 2022

Looking for the best American restaurants in Surprise? 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. If glasses of bloody mary and plates of crawfish sound like a good time head to these fantastic options in Surprise.

Find the perfect American restaurant

Vogue Bistro

French, $$$, SurpriseFrench, $$$Surprise
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
  • USA Today

    10 Best Restaurants in Surprise: Taking a Bite of the West Side

    USA Today

Nick's Diner II

American, $, SurpriseAmerican, $Surprise
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Bonfire Craft Kitchen & Tap House

American, $$, SurpriseAmerican, $$Surprise
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Chef Peter’s Bistro

American, SurpriseAmericanSurprise
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Venue Taproom

American, $$, SurpriseAmerican, $$Surprise
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

I And J Fountain Restaurant

American, $$, SurpriseAmerican, $$Surprise
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Great Eagle Bar & Grill

American, $, SurpriseAmerican, $Surprise
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5

Booty's Wings Burgers & Beer

American, $$, SurpriseAmerican, $$Surprise
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

The Brookside II Sports Bar & Grill

American, $$, SurpriseAmerican, $$Surprise
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Tailgaters and Il Primo Pizza & Wings

Pizza, $$, SurprisePizza, $$Surprise
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

Fuzzy's Southwest Sports Grill

American, $$, SurpriseAmerican, $$Surprise
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.0

Angela's Kitchen

American, $$, SurpriseAmerican, $$Surprise
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

Windy City Dogs

American, $, El MirageAmerican, $El Mirage
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Hole 'n One

American, $, Sun City WestAmerican, $Sun City West
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

The Crooked Putter

American, $, Sun City WestAmerican, $Sun City West
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

How did we curate this list?

We know how time consuming it can be to find the best American restaurants in Surprise. We analyzed 692 lists and articles from top sources like USA Today, 11589 Surprise restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 823905 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. Yes, we even looked at USA Today - 10 Best Restaurants in Surprise: Taking a Bite of the West Side to pull this list together. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. These ten options are sure to delight.

Frequently asked questions

Vogue Bistro, Nick's Diner II, and In-N-Out Burger are some of the highest-rated late-night American spots in Surprise.

Vogue Bistro is the highest-rated American restaurant for a date night in Surprise.

Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers is the highest-rated American restaurant for dessert in Surprise.

Vogue Bistro is the highest-rated upscale American restaurant in Surprise.

Vogue Bistro, Nick's Diner II, and In-N-Out Burger are the highest-rated American restaurants that are good for groups in Surprise.

Drink pairing tips

  • Kentucky 75 and fried chicken


    When considering how to best enjoy your fried chicken, we would highlight how well a glass of Kentucky 75 complements the dish as it cuts the fat of the fried skin.


  • The best drink pairing for heavy meat dish

    Finding the ideal drink pairing for 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.

  • Enjoy 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.

Fun facts

  • A tasty history lesson

    Does the name Ike Sewell ring a bell? They invented deep dish pizza for us all to enjoy in The United States!

  • A belly full of Philly cheesesteak

    The World CheeseSteak Eating Championship in The United States is where Joey Chestnut ate a crazy 23 cheesesteakof Philly cheesesteak.

  • A popular dish

    Have you ever had a tasty pecan pie? Well it’s an absolute classic in The United States!

Parking in the area

Getting a good parking spot in Surprise 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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