Just like peering down the Grand Canyon, finding the ideal dining atmosphere can sometimes feel overwhelming. Whether you could do with a quick pick-me-up or want to treat yourself to fine cuisine after a long day of sightseeing, you can find it all here.

Dining options

If you are looking for a general store with groceries, clothing, and gifts, look no further than Canyon Village Marketplace, located at Market Plaza. The store is open daily year-round. Additional hours vary by season. To satisfy your deli desires, visit the Delicatessen at the Marketplace, in front of the General Store.

For fine dining in an upscale restaurant, be sure to visit The Coronado Room located inside Best Western Premier Grand Canyon Squire Inn. Enjoy a wide selection of wine and steaks cooked to perfection. Reservations are not required but can be made by calling (928) 638-2681.

Lattes, cowboy coffee, fresh-made sandwiches, Wi-Fi and computers are all available at R.P.’s Stage Stop, located in Tusayan. Call (928) 638-3115 for more information.

The Canyon Star Restaurant and Saloon at the Grand Hotel in Tusayan offers steaks, barbecue dishes, southwest inspired foods and western-themed fare with nightly entertainment. More information is available at (928) 638-3333.

El Tapatio  The original El Tapatio first opened in Colorado in 2012 by Francisco Espinoza. Since then the restaurant has expanded operations to Page, Arizona in 2012 and later to Flagstaff in 2017. The traditional Jalisco style Mexican restaurant offers flavors from the central, Pacific coastal region of Mexico. With more than 100 options to choose from including famous fajitas and mouth-watering carne asada, El Tapatio offers a little something for everyone. The family operated restaurant is open 7 days a week, Sunday – Thursday from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. and Friday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 11 p.m. Alcohol is available with more than 30-40 varieties of Tequila.

Plaza Bonita in Tusayan serves family style Mexican cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

JJK’s at the Canyon Plaza offers a delicious one-of-a-kind buffet along with menu dining for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The restaurant’s dinner menu offers prime rib, steaks, grilled halibut and more. Information is available at (928) 638-2673.

Ever had a bronto-burger? A dino-dog? At Fred’s Diner at Flintstones Bedrock City in Valle these delectable menu items are available along with fruits, danishes and classic egg breakfasts and delicious lunch and dinner options. Information is available at (928) 635-2600.

Also in Valle, the Grand Canyon Inn offers a full menu including salads, sandwiches, burgers, pizza, steaks, seafood and pasta along with a full service lounge. More information is available at (928) 635-2008.

Yavapai Lodge Restaurant and Tavern serves authentic, western-style BBQ and other chef-inspired items. Whether you want beef brisket, a cowboy steak or a vegetarian meal, there’s something to love at Yavapai Lodge Restaurant. The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Order off the menu and customize your meal with various toppings at the “fixing” station.

For exquisite dining and a sophisticated atmosphere visit the El Tovar Dining Room, located on the rim. The restaurant is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Dinner reservations are required. Call (928) 638-2631 ext. 6432 for more information.

There are several different dining options in and around the Bright Angel Lodge. The Arizona Room, located on the rim next to Bright Angel Lodge, is open daily for dinner and for lunch during peak season. No reservations are accepted.

For a hearty meal, visit the Bright Angel Restaurant, located in Bright Angel Lodge. There is also a lounge to quench your thirst.
To get that much-needed caffeine boost, stop by the Bright Angel Coffee House, also located in Bright Angel Lodge.

Reward the kids (or yourself) with a trip to Bright Angel Fountain, located outside the Bright Angel Lodge on the Rim. There you will find an assortment of ice cream and snacks.

Dine in an authentic 1930s filling station on Route 66 in Williams at Cruiser’s Café 66. Cruiser’s offers steaks, burgers, salads, seafood, pasta and vegetarian dishes in addition to nightly music. Enjoy locally brewed beer at Cruiser’s, created at Grand Canyon Brewery next door.

Located in Maswik Lodge at the west end of the village, Maswik Cafeteria provides a reasonable menu variety for all ages. Only a quarter of a mile from the rim, it’s a great place to stop and refuel before enjoying the many hiking trails on offer.

Need a burger? Then head to McDonald’s in Tusayan or Williams. It’s everything you know and love.

Craving some Chinese food. Look no further the New China Restaurant in Williams, Arizona serving classic dishes buffet-style. Information is available at (928) 635-0888. New China Restaurant in Williams, Arizona offers Chinese buffet in a casual, family friendly environment.

Dine in Williams at Grand Canyon Brewery. The Brewery offers a full menu including appetizers, burger’s, sandwiches, salads and more. Enjoy locally brewed, hand crafted beer at the brewery’s two bar or on their outdoor patio. Happy Hour is from 2 – 6 p.m. daily.