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Darbi's Cafe

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235 E White Mountain Blvd, Pinetop-Lakeside, AZ 85935
928-367-6556
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6:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Tue 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wed - Sat 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 276
    Excellent
  • 89
    Very good
  • 30
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best in the White Mountains!

Without a doubt, Darbi's is the #1 place to eat when you are in the White Mountains. We make sure to visit Darbi's each time we head up to the slopes to go skiing - the breakfasts are extremely ample, very tasty, and quickly prepared. The service is outstanding, and the atmosphere is very cozy... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
GerzDvl
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Gilbert, Arizona
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Gilbert, Arizona
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Without a doubt, Darbi's is the #1 place to eat when you are in the White Mountains. We make sure to visit Darbi's each time we head up to the slopes to go skiing - the breakfasts are extremely ample, very tasty, and quickly prepared. The service is outstanding, and the atmosphere is very cozy. Darbi and her team are... More 

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Thank GerzDvl
Pinetop-Lakeside, Arizona
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Consistent good food! Consistent great service! We love Darbi's!!The portions are always generous. When friends or family travel from out of town, Darbi's is always the recommended spot for breakfast. Her lunch is fantastic as well!!

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Thank Sjkengla
Show Low, Arizona
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84 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Price is right. Service is friendly. Menu is broad and food taste great. Big portions but no shortage of flavor.

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Thank R H
Carefree, Arizona
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

While open for more than breakfast, we ate here 2 mornings. Outstanding pancakes and omelettes. High quality ingredients. WOW! is how I describe their biscuits and gravy. Only downside is the place is looking a bit tired and needs some TLC.

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Thank Marcus N
Show Low, Arizona
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One day I was craving meatloaf. I didn't think any restaurant served meatloaf in the Show Low area, but was so happy to find out that Darbi's did in fact serve a GREAT MEATLOAF. I am not sure where to start as Darbi's not only serves an awesome dinner, but a superb breakfast as well. A great place to bring... More 

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Thank Randy P
Concho, Arizona
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I admit, I try not to eat too much pie. It makes me fat... I eat their pie anyway. I can't help it. This is very good pie. They have great food all around and have good service. I will be going there tonight. I have never had a meal there that I did not love.

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Thank Chris B
Darbi K, Owner at Darbi's Cafe, responded to this review

Ha, I love it Chris! I am so happy to hear that you find our pie very good, and worthy of a few extra pounds. :) If it makes you feel any better, I also enjoy a little too much pie and pay the price myself. Thank you so much for the great feedback, and a good laugh. :) More 

Sun Lakes, Arizona
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is very good, deserts are excellent, and a bottle of wine on the porch is really nice too, would go back again next trip to pinetop.

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Thank Cpt K
Darbi K, Owner at Darbi's Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you! So happy to hear that you enjoyed the full dining experience on the heated patio and took the time to share your experience with others. It is always so appreciated! We look forward to your next trip to Pinetop, and of course, Darbi's Cafe. :) More 

Tucson Estates
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107 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The many reviewers of this place are not misguided. This is a great restaurant with terrific food and service and very popular. You won't be disappointed.

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Thank TucsonEstates
Darbi K, Owner at Darbi's Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you so much, we must admit that if it weren't for having so many wonderful guests like you, it would be so much harder to do what we do here. Your feedback and your business is just so appreciated, we hope to see you back here again soon. :) More 

Dallas, Georgia
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164 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Now this is the good old fashioned eats place with food to die for and service to match. Everything on the menu is fantastic and cooked fresh to order for each person....just as it should be. Take the time and stop in, you will not regret it.

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Thank Tony A
Darbi K, Owner at Darbi's Cafe, responded to this review

Oh my, what a review! :) Thank you so much for writing such a lovely review Tony, we are all very grateful and flattered that you think so highly of us! Look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Apache Junction
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Snowed in so decided to walk over to Darbys for something to eat. Nice warm place with fireplace and home cooking.

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Thank BoopApacheJunction
Darbi K, Owner at Darbi's Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind feedback, really happy to know that you enjoyed a warm fire and some good comfort food on a beautiful snowy day. In my opinion, it just doesn't get any better than that. :) If you don't make it back to Pinetop this winter, hopefully we will see you in the spring for some nice patio... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 235 E White Mountain Blvd, Pinetop-Lakeside, AZ 85935
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Pinetop-Lakeside
  • Phone Number: 928-367-6556

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: American, Cafe

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?