5-Saguaro Restaurants in Southern Arizona

A very short list of 5 star restaurants in Tucson and Southern Arizona. Here are our reviews. Please see our Criteria for Ratings here. We know there could be more out there. Send us your suggestions! info@southerarizonaguide.com

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Santiago’s Mexican Restaurant, Bisbee

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Just about every time I have gone to Bisbee over the past year I have tried to dine at Santiago’s Mexican Restaurant. However, something always managed to spoil my plans…until last week.I had heard a lot of positive comments about Santiago’s as I wandered Old Bisbee taking photographs and talking with the natives. Now I know why. Just walking in the front door will put a smile on your face. The interior is light and colorful, even playful. Very Mexican in the best possible sense. Santiago’s is a happy place.

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Table 10 Bisbee: A Dining Review.

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The best thing about the Inn at Castle Rock is not the funky, yet comfortable rooms, nor the rustic café, nor even the view from the balconies. No, not even its history. These are all well & good. But the best thing about the Inn At Castle Rock is Chef Hazel.

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Vivace – Fine Italian Dining: Guest Review

Vivace Italian Restaurant

Scott & Sheryl Reed are friends from Wisconsin who have stayed with Ms. Karen and me several times. Last year they dined at Vivace and thought the experience so exceptional they wanted to go again and this time write a review. With those I know to have discriminating tastes, I will occasionally invite them to [...]

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The Bar @ Ritz Carlton Resort – Dove Mountain

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In the summer of 2012, Neighbor Roy and I took off in search of the most expensive lunch in Tucson. We wanted to do our part to contribute to the under-performing Tucson economy. I am delighted to report that we found it. Or, to put it another way, they saw … Continue reading

Cafe Roka – Bisbee

Cafe Roka, Bisbee

Is Cafe’ Roka the best restaurant in Baja Arizona? You decide. But I’ll tell you this little story. Mr. Woodry and I have been dear friends for well over 40 years. He was my first supervisor on my first job after I graduated. Since then we have traveled extensively together … Continue reading