a collage of burgers and sandwiches

Burger and sandwich restaurants from ‘Check, Please! Arizona’

If you’re looking for a great burger or delicious sandwich in Arizona, there are a lot of restaurants to choose from. To help you narrow it down, we’ve made a list of burger and sandwich restaurants featured on “Check, Please! Arizona.”

A dish from Fez on Central

Fez on Central

Nestled in the heart of downtown Phoenix, Fez draws inspiration from its namesake, the ancient capital of Morocco, to create an ambiance that’s both vibrant and eclectic. Kirk Lubbs, the manager, highlights the spot’s reputation for serving exceptional cocktails and boasts of the Fez burger as one of the town’s best-known burgers.

Guests of “Check, Please! Arizona” have shared their delightful experiences at Fez. Roni Nassberg raved about the Fez salad and burger, describing them as “delicious,” and was equally impressed by the pear martini.

You can visit Fez on Central at 105 W Portland St, Phoenix, or you can visit their website for more information.

French Dip sandwich

Proper Meats + Provisions

This Flagstaff deli and eatery features Arizona-sourced meats to create a menu of nearly 20 different sandwiches. In addition to sandwiches, the restaurant serves “provisions” like pasta, pot pies and tomato sauce to bring home for cooking.

“Check, Please! Arizona” guests tried and recommended the French dip, muffuletta and reuben sandwiches. The restaurant also has a specialty soda tap where diners can pick from traditional drinks like cola or more unique options like cream soda.

You can visit Proper Meats + Provisions at 110 E. Route 66 in Flagstaff, or you can visit their website for more information.

A basket of a hamburger and fries from Paradise Valley Burger Company

Paradise Valley Burger Company

This isn’t your typical burger joint. Paradise Valley Burger Company is known for its unique and wild burger creations, like the popular crème brûlée burger featuring bacon, egg, Havarti cheese, pickled onions, lettuce and thousand island dressing on a burnt sugar bun.

“Check, Please! Arizona” guests warned of the size of the burgers, which can sometimes be suited for two meals rather than one! They recommended pairing a burger with one of the restaurant’s milkshakes, which come in flavors like maple pecan bacon and Lucky Charms marshmallow.

You can visit Paradise Valley Burger Company at one of two locations in Phoenix and Tempe, or you can visit their website for more information.

Worth BLT sandwich

Worth Takeaway

This downtown Mesa eatery specializes in lunch and sandwiches but also features breakfast on the weekends and a Monday night supper. Co-owner Kelsey Strothers said the restaurant’s crew loves to experiment and add their own spin to sandwiches.

“Check, Please! Arizona” guests enjoyed the ham and cheese, spicy BLT and chicken bacon ranch sandwiches, but all were blown away by the restaurant’s banana pudding. The dessert features vanilla wafers, vanilla bean sauce and slices of banana and was an all-around hit.

You can visit Worth Takeaway at 218 West Main Street in Mesa, or you can visit their website for more information.


Mingle + Graze

If you like your sandwiches deconstructed, then you’ll love the charcuterie and cheese boards at Mingle + Graze. In addition to the boards, the eatery also has a long list of sandwiches to choose from.

“Check, Please! Arizona” guest Erin Mulay tried the P. B. + J., which actually stands for prosciutto, brie and jam! The boards and sandwiches can also be paired with wine from the restaurant’s wine shop next door.

You can visit Mingle + Graze at 48 S. San Marcos Place in downtown Chandler, or you can visit their website for more information.

Zookz Sandwiches

Zookz Sandwiches is a hidden gem for sandwich enthusiasts looking for a unique and delightful dining experience. The menu features an array of inventive pressed sandwiches, each a flavorful masterpiece.

Zookz is a passion project for owner Carole Meyer. “I’ve always loved to cook, and I grew up in a household that was just all about food,” Meyer said. Inspired by her grandmother’s breakfast and lunch sandwiches, Zookz serves unique, toasted, round, sealed sandwiches filled with unusual combinations of flavors and textures.

You can visit Zookz Sandwiches in Uptown and Biltmore, or you can visit their website for more information.

Rehab Burger Therapy

If you’re a fan of unconventional burger experiences, then Rehab Burger Therapy is your go-to destination. Customer favorites include the Spicy Mac-N-Cheese Burger and the P. B. + J & Bacon Burger. Manager Frankie Leyva said, “If you want the best burger in town, you come to Rehab Burger Therapy. Because our ingredients are fresh, they’re outrageous, and they work really well together.”

“Check, Please! Arizona” guest Cherly Burleson tried the P. B. + J burger, which she described as wonderful.

You can visit Rehab Burger Therapy at 7210 E 2nd St, Scottsdale, AZ 85251, or you can visit their website for more information.

Noble Eatery

Noble Eatery is a culinary haven for those seeking the perfect blend of artisanal bread and delectable dishes. The atmosphere is warm and unpretentious, reflecting a genuine love for good food. Owner Jason Raducha definitely recommends the avocado toast with tuna and burrata to first-time visitors.

The menu is a delightful mix of mouthwatering sandwiches, each featuring the star of the show, their incredible bread. “Check, Please! Arizona” guest Colin Barley recommends the Turkey Cheddar Aioli sandwich.

You can visit Noble Eatery at 4525 N 24th St, Phoenix, AZ 85016, or you can visit their website for more information.

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