Visiting Deer Valley, 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 frozen yogurt joint to an Asian restaurant.
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in Deer Valley, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.
1. Top That Frozen Yogurt
First up is Top That Frozen Yogurt, a spot to score ice cream and frozen yogurt, situated at 3870 W. Happy Valley Road, Suite 159. With 4.5 stars out of 37 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be the highest-rated spot of its kind in Phoenix.
First, choose your frozen yogurt flavor (cake batter, vanilla mint and more) before topping your creation with fruit, nuts and other toppings.
2. City Square Deli & Grill
City Square Deli & Grill, a breakfast and brunch spot that offers salads, sandwiches and more, is another much-loved neighborhood go-to, with five stars out of 145 Yelp reviews. Head over to 22601 N. 19th Ave., Suite 121 to see for yourself.
This spot's expansive menu has a wide array of both breakfast and lunch cuisine. Soups, salads, hot and cold sandwiches, burgers, hot dogs and sweet treats grace the menu. Look for specific options like the Chicago Dog with relish, tomato, onions, pepper, mustard and celery salt or the Italian Beef Dip sandwich with roast beef, provolone, Italian mayonnaise, roasted bell peppers and onions on an Italian roll.
3. George & Son's Asian Cuisine
Check out George & Son's Asian Cuisine, which has earned 4.5 stars out of 477 reviews on Yelp. You can find the Asian fusion and Chinese spot at 3049 W. Agua Fria Freeway.
This Asian eatery offers protein-centric dishes (chicken, beef, pork and shrimp) along with noodle plates, combination platters and chef specialties. At dinnertime, start off with an appetizer like potstickers, shrimp rolls or crab puffs before opting for notable entrees such as salt and pepper shrimp or sweet and sour shrimp. Check out the full menu here.
4. Saffron JAK
Finally, there's Saffron JAK, a local favorite with five stars out of 147 reviews. Stop by 814 E. Union Hills Drive, Suite C-6 to hit up the food truck and Persian/Iranian spot, which offers pizza and more, next time you're in the neighborhood.
This spot offers original stone bread pizzas and offers catering, a food truck and personal tasting events. Also on offer are Persian tacos and other Persian cuisines (like lamb koobideh, and grilled chicken thigh). Here's the website.