Foodies rejoice! Phoenix features top-quality restaurants

Whether you enjoy exploring small local digs or five-star restaurants, Phoenix offers plenty of cuisine options to tantalize the senses of those who consider themselves "foodies." Culinary enthusiasts who want to get close to the action may wish to move into one of the houses for sale in Phoenix near key dining destinations. The greater Phoenix metro area is filled with superior edible options at restaurants, bakeries, cafes and coffee shops.

El Chorro Lodge
Residents looking for a romantic evening away can be whisked away to El Chorro Lodge. Favored as one of Phoenix’s destination dining locations, the restaurant is located at the base of Camelback Mountain at 5550 East Lincoln Drive in Paradise Valley. Stars such as Clark Gable, John Wayne, Barry Goldwater and other historical and cultural personalities have experienced the wonder of this luxury establishment.

El Chorro Lodge is located on 14 desert acres in Paradise Valley, and boasts an intriguing history, having originally been built as the private Judson School for Girls in 1934 and renovated entirely in 2009 to exist in its present form. As a diner at this establishment, you'll be able to take in full views of the Sonoran landscape if you sit out on the beautiful outdoor patio. Alternatively, you can enjoy the intimate, romantic decor of the interior dining room, but whichever choice you make, you're certain to be satisfied. The menu largely consists of inspired Southwestern and Hispanic takes on classic favorites - these include cuts of steak and lamb done in the Argentinian Chimichurri sauce, salmon cooked in cilantro butter and shrimp and tomato salad in a gazpacho vinaigrette.

Luncha Libre food truck
Finding the best food around doesn’t just mean focusing on five-star cuisine. Sometimes, speedy, on-the-go options are just what you need to satisfy your tastebuds. The Luncha Libre food truck is a more recent addition to Phoenix’s growing food truck culture, reports The Hot Sheet Blog. The chefs at this establishment focus on delivering tasty Arizona-inspired food that incorporates local ingredients.

There are a variety of quesadillas, burgers, sandwiches and sides cooked to perfection. Variety is the spice of life, so the menu changes frequently to ensure no one gets bored with the offerings and the ingredients remain fresh.

As a popular food find, Phoenix residents can typically locate this gourmet food truck at a number of locations. These include the Downtown Phoenix Public Market, Phoenix Ale Brewery and Capitol Warehouse. Check out the Luncha Libre food truck's website to find out where it will be next!