Josephine’s: Modern American Bistro

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Located just blocks from historic downtown, Josephine’s Modern American Bistro offers a unique Flagstaff fine dining experience. When locals want to dine out for a special occasion, this is where they come.  

Chef Tony Cosentino, frequently updates the menu to showcase the best produce and seafood the season has to offer. The menu features a wide selection of American Fare and is named for the owner’s mother.

“I never wanted to have a stuffy restaurant.” Cosentino said, “I want people to come here, be able to sit back and relax and feel like they can just casually have  a good time.” 

The most popular dishes at Josephine’s are the Diablo Shrimp, the Mac and Cheese, and the Chicken Saltimbocca. 

Guest Rhonda Mathis, suggested Josephine’s as her top pick. She ordered the French Onion Braised Short Ribs an Over Gruyere and Swiss Cheese Risotto with a Sherry wine Caramelized Onion Sauce.

She goes on to describe how “rich” and delicious the meat was, “is just so tender and juicy, and the sauce it’s just really delicious.” 

Guest Ara Lynn Nowack, ordered the Baklava Baked Brie and was pleasantly surprised. “The best part is this orange Honey that drizzled on top,”  Nowack said. 

For dessert, Mathis indulged in the Vanilla Bean Creme Brulee and called it “simply stunning.”

Guest Wayne Ranney finished his dinner with the Zeppoles dessert. “It was unbelievable,” he said. “They were these donut balls, but they were filled with ricotta cheese and drizzled with vanilla sauce.” 

All of the guests enjoyed the restaurant’s romantic atmosphere and suggested it as an ideal date night spot.

Restaurant address: 503 N Humphreys St, Flagstaff, AZ

Phone number: (928) 779-3400


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