Top 5 American Restaurants (Spring-Summer 2012)

Top 5: American Restaurants (Spring-Summer 2012)

The Top 5 American Restaurants — as voted on by Experience AZ readers:

Binkley’s Restaurant

6920 E. Cave Creek Rd.,
Cave Creek, AZ 85331
In a town of cowboy bars, chef Kevin Binkley creates a world-class menu featuring dishes like black-truffle whipped potatoes, monkfish with gnocchi, braised greens and i’itoi onions, and red-wine-poached filet mignon.


3213 E. Camelback Rd.,
Phoenix AZ 85018
One of the Valley’s most happening places with bistro fare, using locally grown and organic produce where possible.


5700 E. McDonald Dr.,
Paradise Valley, AZ 85253
Award-winning cuisine and spectacular views make dining at Elements a Sanctuary highlight.

Lon’s at the Hermosa Inn

5532 N. Palo Cristi Rd.,
Paradise Valley, AZ 85253
Lon’s offers comfort cuisine that utilizes age-old cooking methods of smoking, roasting and wood-grilling and the use of authentic Arizona flavors.

Quiessence Restaurant

6106 S. 32nd St.,
Phoenix, AZ 85042
Featuring one of the Valley’s only true “daily menus” Quiessence invites you to savor award-winning handcrafted contemporary American cuisine inspired by tradition and seasonality.

Experience AZ Spring-Summer 2012