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Twisters

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Steakhouse, Bar, Diner, American
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417 E. Route 66, Williams, AZ 86046
+1 928-635-0266
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11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Dessert, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Twisters is a Route 66 original building built in 1926. The original...
Twisters is a Route 66 original building built in 1926. The original Texaco gas station has been converted into Twisters garage bar. Our bar carries 17 beers, and 3 wines on tap, some of Arizona's best local brews. The restaurant serves some of the best steaks in Northern Arizona along with great 50's food.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great 50's style diner

Good food, great ice cream, great atmosphere. You feel like you're back in the 50's. A lot of people miss it because it's a little down the main drag but it's worth the walk!

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 2, 2014
Lori D
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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

we ordered 1 burger with a side of coleslaw, 1 chicken strips with a side of coleslaw and half rack bbq pork ribs with fries and salad. the burger and chicken came about 30 minutes after ordering but no coleslaw. Chef was having to make a fresh batch..... No silverware was brought with these two meals either. The ribs arrived... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We came here on the recommendation of the person from the hotel we were staying at. We were looking for a kid-friendly location. This is a good place to get ice cream or shakes. My husband had the NY steak ($15) which was a dinner special and said it was good. The children had shakes and kids meals and were... More 

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ustravelermom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We were only in Williams four days and went to this place twice! Kids loved all the ice cream creations. Good old fashioned ice cream parlor style and 50s diner in one. We definitely will go back!

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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Good food, great ice cream, great atmosphere. You feel like you're back in the 50's. A lot of people miss it because it's a little down the main drag but it's worth the walk!

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temecula
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We stopped her for dinner before going on the Polar Express. The place is so neat with all the decor. The service was fast and attentive. The server was so friendly and gave some great tips on things to do and see. The food was fresh and made to order. We had. Wonderful experience and would recommend this place.

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Brisbane, Queensland
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351 reviews 351 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
401 helpful votes 401 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

This was just classic. It had the right ambiance inside - with all the Coca-Cola paraphernalia, the checkered floor, some diner-style seating - as well as what looked like a 1955 Ford Crown Victoria in the carpark. Pity the boys weren't in 1950's type uniforms with those peaked-triangle hats, but still. And Williams is a delightful township that revels in... More 

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Helensvale, Australia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We went to Twisters for lunch because we wanted to see a real old style Route 66 diner. We weren't disappointed. The decor is great and absolutely in keeping with the theme. When we walked in, the lady behind the counter didn't even look up, but the young guy did and he was a very attentive server. Would have been... More 

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Peoria, Arizona
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Loved the looks of the diner but we ordered a kids mac and cheese with applesauce, a vanilla shake, grilled cheese sandwich, fries and a lemonade and the bill came up to $22.00. I thought this was a little pricey for what I got but we were on vacation so did not let it bother me too much. The restaurant... More 

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Lenox Dale, Massachusetts
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176 reviews 176 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Worth the stop on a hot day for a coffee ice cream soda and an orange float! The staff were friendly and the restaurant was clean.

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wales
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22 reviews 22 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Stopped here for food during our overnight stay in Williams as the prices were reasonable and if looked so retro. Place was very quiet after a very busy weekend. It is certainly the type of place you want to see on a Route 66. Staff were very helpful and let us take photos of their decor.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 417 E. Route 66, Williams, AZ 86046
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Williams
  • Phone Number: +1 928-635-0266

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 18
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Bar, Diner, American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine

Description

Twisters is a Route 66 original building built in 1926. The original Texaco gas station has been converted into Twisters garage bar. Our bar carries 17 beers, and 3 wines on tap, some of Arizona's best local brews. The restaurant serves some of the best steaks in Northern Arizona along with great 50's food.
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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