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Yelp’s Top 50 Places to Eat in Phoenix for 2018

Hey Phoenicians! Ready to spice up your foodie bucket list?

The Valley of the Sun’s culinary scene is on fire, and just as things are heating up around here, we thought it would be the perfect time to release this list of hot local businesses that you must visit. From frozen treats and BBQ, to chic coffee shops and exotic eats, this list has something for everyone. Enjoy exploring these Valley favorites!

MethodologyTo calculate the Top 50, our data scientists used a technique based on the Wilson Score to compile a list of the highest-rated restaurants. This method takes into account both star rating and number of reviews to reveal the Valley spots with top notch ratings that are most loved by locals.

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  1. Scoop and Joy Lounge
  2. Little Miss BBQ 
  3. McMahon’s Ice Cream
  4. Not Your Typical Deli
  5. UK Pho Vietnamese Cuisine 
  6. Chula Seafood
  7. Kodo Sushi Sake
  8. Koi Poke
  9. DaYung’s Tea
  10. Ice Lab
  11. Green Corner Restaurant
  12. Il Bosco Pizza
  13. Vines & Hops 
  14. Snowtime
  15. Cafe Monarch
  16. A T Oasis Coffee & Tea Shop
  17. Tres Leches Cafe
  18. Donut Parlor 
  19. Doglicious Hot Dogs
  20. Worth Takeaway
  21. Kiss Pollos Estilo Sinaloa
  22. Berdena’s
  23. Pasto di Forno
  24. The Local Donut
  25. The Bagel Man 
  26. Saffron JAK
  27. Simon’s Hot Dogs
  28. Simi’s Cafe
  29. My Slice Of The Pie Pizzeria
  30. The Brickyard Downtown
  31. Casa De Falafel
  32. Lucky’s Burgers & Shakes 
  33. The Dressing Room
  34. Binkley’s Restaurant
  35. Peixoto Coffee
  36. New India Gate
  37. Street Cafe & Coffee Lounge
  38. Steak 44
  39. Frank’s New York Style Deli
  40. Zu Izakaya Asian Kitchen
  41. Fourtillfour
  42. Lucky Donuts
  43. Yo Pauly’s NY Pizza
  44. Inner Circle Cafe
  45. Poke Wave
  46. Greek Wraps
  47. The Great Gadsby Bakery
  48. Dim Sum Cafe
  49. Presidio Cocina Mexicana
  50. Banh Mi Bistro Vietnamese Eatery