Visiting Camelback East, or just looking to better appreciate what it has to offer? Get to know this Phoenix neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a steakhouse to a pizza parlor.
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in Camelback East, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.
1. Nogales Hot Dogs
Topping the list is Nogales Hot Dogs, a spot to score hot dogs and more. Located at 1945 E. Indian School Road, it's the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting 4.5 stars out of 161 reviews on Yelp.
The hot dog stand serves up customizable hot dogs, including bacon-wrapped hot dogs, as well as sandwiches. There are also Jarritos and Mexican coke on offer.
2. Geordie's Steak
Next up is New American and breakfast and brunch spot Geordie's Steak, situated at 2501 E. Telawa Trl, in the historic Wrigley Mansion. With four stars out of 68 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite.
James Beard award-winning chef Christopher Gross created a menu with items like house-smoked salmon, duck confit, roasted cauliflower steak and more. According to the website, there are also over 800 bottles of wine on offer.
3. The Parlor
Italian spot The Parlor, which offers pizza and salads, is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 1916 E. Camelback Road, 4.5 stars out of 1,290 reviews.
According to USA Today — which named The Parlor one of America's top 25 pizza places — Food Network Magazine named the restaurant's salsiccia pizza the best pizza in Arizona. Aside from its 10 specialty wood-fired pizzas, the menu also features pasta, burgers, chicken parmesan and more.
4. Postino Arcadia
Postino, a wine bar that offers small plates, is another much-loved neighborhood go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 1,280 Yelp reviews. Head over to 3939 E. Campbell Ave. to see for yourself.
Business Insider named Postino Arcadia the best bar in Arizona for its variety of wine and its selection of over 10 different types of bruschetta. The wine cafe also offers crispy cauliflower, filet and chicken skewers and sweet potato wedges, alongside a variety of boards that feature items like smoked almond hummus, artisan cheese and market vegetables.
5. Steak 44
According to Forbes, the steakhouse was named one of America's best restaurants for a big night out by OpenTable. The diverse menu serves a selection of steaks, seafood, veal, pork and more in a classically modern setting.