Spending time in North Mountain? Get to know this Phoenix neighborhood by browsing its most popular local restaurants, from a barbecue spot to a cafe.
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in North Mountain, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.
1. Bobby Q
Topping the list is New American spot Bobby Q, which offers barbecue and more. Located at 8501 N. 27th Ave., it's the most popular business in the neighborhood, boasting 4.5 stars out of 2,998 reviews on Yelp.
2. Rocket Burger & Subs
Next up is Rocket Burger & Subs, a spot to score burgers, sandwiches and mo, situated at 12038 N. 35th Ave. With 4.5 stars out of 792 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite.
On the menu, look for the bacon cheeseburger, Philly cheesesteak sub or sandwich, Mexican hot dog and mini corn dogs. (View the full menu here.)
3. Los Reyes De La Torta
Mexican spot Los Reyes De La Torta, which offers tortas, tacos and more, is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 9230 N. Seventh St., 4.5 stars out of 668 reviews. The restaurant has locations in North Phoenix and Tempe.
On the menu, look for signature tortas such as the Del Rey, with ham, melted mozzarella, pork sirloin, breaded beef, and a sausage-chorizo omelet, and the Norteña, with choice of either bistec or chicken breast, caramelized onions and jalapenos , chipotle sauce, chipotle dressing, melted mozzarella, tomato, and fresh avocado. (View the full menu here.)
4. Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen
Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen, a Cajun/Creole spot that offers seafood and more, is another high-traffic neighborhood go-to, with four stars out of 1,615 Yelp reviews.
Head over to 11051 N. Black Canyon Highway to see for yourself. On the menu, look for grilled Spanish octopus, crawfish bisque, jumbo shrimp brochette and grilled Caribbean lobster tail. (View the full menu here.)
5. First Watch
Check out First Watch, which has earned 4.5 stars out of 431 reviews on Yelp. You can find the traditional American cafe and breakfast and brunch spot at 9645 N. Black Canyon Highway.
It offers seasonal favorites like lemon blueberry quinoa pancakes, smoked salmon tzatziki toast and Asian pork belly breakfast bowl. (View the full menu here.)