Bisbee is a city in southeast Arizona in the Mule Mountains known for its quirky spirit that attracts many artists that made it their home. The Bisbee Mining & Historical Museum and the Bisbee Restoration Museum are great places to learn about the city’s copper-mining past. The once famous Queen Mine offers underground tours. Old Bisbee, the historic town center, has a number of homes that once belonged to miners. The grand Muheim Heritage House is a 19th-century house museum and showcases period furniture, lovely landscaped gardens and mountain views. Bisbee is also known for an unexpected number of exceptionally good restaurants and great music scene.
1.1902 The Spirit Room
© 1902 The Spirit Room
Located in the beautiful historic Copper Queen Hotel in the heart of Old Bisbee, Arizona, 1902 Spirit Room has been treating locals since 1902 under various names but always reflecting the elegance and Old World Charm of the hotel. The restaurant has been fully renovated in 2017 and has been brought to its original glory, with sophisticated décor and cozy elegance. White tablecloths and ornate furniture create the atmosphere of celebration and make every meal a special event. The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, offering classic small menu of American favorites. The restaurant is open only on weekends.
11 Howell Ave, Bisbee, AZ 85603, Phone: 520-432-2216
© Cafe Roka
Located on the Main Street in Bisbee, Arizona, in a converted 1907 former Fair department store, Café Roka is an upscale eatery with cozy, warm interior, beautiful photos on the walls, pressed tin ceiling and huge welcoming bar. Upstairs gallery overlooks downstairs dining space and the beautiful mahogany bar, which is popular for solo dining. Chef and owner Rod Kass offers exceptional innovative menu based on local fresh produce and influenced by cuisines of the world, from Africa to Latin America. The best way to experience his craft is to go for the four-course dinner. A perfect way to impress your date in this very romantic place.
35 Main St, Bisbee, AZ 85603, Phone: 520-432-5153
3.La Ramada Steakhouse & Cantina
© La Ramada Steakhouse & Cantina
Located off the beaten path on Naco Highway in Bisbee, Arizona, La Ramada Steakhouse and Cantina is an authentic Mexican family-owned and run restaurant. Warm–colored walls create typical Mexican festive, romantic atmosphere, including a large stone fountain. There is an interesting collection of antique crosses on one wall. The menu is traditional, with expected Mexican favorites such as tacos, enchiladas and quesadillas. Grilled steaks and ribs are delicious and cooked to perfection. There is fully stocked bar but everyone goes for the traditional margaritas. Get a pitcher if you are entertaining a date.
1948 S Naco Hwy, Bisbee, AZ 85603, Phone: 520-895-8892
4.Old Bisbee Brewing Company
© Old Bisbee Brewing Company
Located in historic Brewery Gulch, in the heart of Old Bisbee, Arizona, Old Bisbee Brewing Company is known for award-winning beers, great old fashioned root beer, bratwurst grilled on the patio, vegan chili from Café Roka and endless events and celebrations. Guests sit in their modern tap room surrounded by the serving tanks, at the stainless steel bar or up on the elevated patio with the views of Brewery Gulch and the mountains in the background. Old Bisbee Brewing Company has developed a reputation for very high quality of its' beers, incorporating local ingredients such as native hops, Sonoran mountain limes, and Sonoran white wheat to create beers like no others. .
200 Review Alley, Bisbee, AZ 85603, Phone: 520-432-2739
5.Stock Exchange Saloon & Restaurant Bisbee
© Stock Exchange Saloon & Restaurant Bisbee
Located in the former stock exchange building that operated in Bisbee during the copper mining boom, Stock Exchange Saloon and Restaurant is a popular local hangout with quirky décor and many well-preserved details from its stock exchange past. Stock Exchange has a large selection of craft beers, small batch bourbons, 100% agave tequilas and a small but noteworthy Scotch collection. Between 11 am and 11 pm, the grill is fired up and produces a variety of barbecue, burgers and sandwiches, as well as a range of wood-fired gourmet pizzas. Stock Exchange is also known as the best music venue in Bisbee, regularly hosting live bands.
15 Brewery Ave, Bisbee, AZ 85603, Phone: 520-432-1333
6.The Quarry Bisbee
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The Quarry is a quirky, funky watering hole and restaurant in Bisbee’s Brewery Gulch, with cattle skulls on the walls and juicy burgers on the menu. Chef and owner Dana House offers her take on Southwestern comfort food, preparing delights such smoked Gouda mac and cheese, the Bang Bang BLT and sandwiches that come with caramelized onions and avocado. The Quary is committed to getting supplies locally and seasonally, offering slow-cooked real food with no GMOs, margarine and microwaves. Sunday brunches are everyone’s favorite, with egg sandwiches on House’s brioche buns, made-from-scratch biscuits with sausage gravy, and eggs Benedict with freshly made hollandaise. They offer a rotating selection of starters and main courses in addition and freshly baked goods, premium craft cocktails and great beer selection.
40 Brewery Ave, Bisbee, AZ 85603, Phone: 520-366-6868
6 Best Restaurants in Bisbee, Arizona