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Best Restaurants in Prescott

More than just a great destination to explore the beautiful surrounding landscape, Prescott is also home to some great dining destinations. There are also several varieties of cuisine to choose from, whether you feel like spicy Mexican food or decadent Italian cuisine. Today, we’re bringing you a look at some of the most popular restaurants in the city of Prescott.

The Local

Priding itself on being locally owned and bringing locally sourced ingredients to the table, the Local is a recent addition to the area, but has quickly become a beloved one. Even the coffee comes from a local roaster. Especially if you’re hungry for breakfast food, try their huevos rancheros, or if you feel like stretching out of your comfort zone, the southwest sunrise is the way to go. Find The Local at 520 W. Sheldon street, right here in Prescott.

Papa’s Italian Restaurant

papas italian restaurant in prescott azIn the mood for a great pasta dish with maybe a glass of fine Italian wine to bring a little romance back in your life? Check out Papa’s Italian Restaurant, located at 129½ N. Cortez Street. Not only has Papa’s won awards for dining excellence, it’s also known for its pizza. For over 20 years, Papa’s has given residents of Prescott a place to experience classic pasta dishes inside an old world Tuscan decor. For a look at the menu, and to make reservations, go to

El Gato Azul

el gato azul in prescott azFor fantastic Southwest-inspired cuisine in a sophisticated atmosphere, head to El Gato Azul. All dishes are prepared fresh daily and locally-sourced, and while you’re there, have a glass of sangria or a margarita with friends for happy hour! The patio and creekside seating are also perfect for date night or just gathering with friends. Find El Gato Azul at 316 W. Goodwin street, or check out the menu at