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Criollo Latin Kitchen

16 N San Francisco St, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
+1 928-774-0541
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Ranked #9 of 286 Restaurants in Flagstaff
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 am
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 am
Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Cuisines: Latin
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Missoula, Montana
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Could not have chosen a better place for a meal after a day on the road. We sat at the bar and ordered two local beers, nachos, the daily tamale, and two different kinds of tacos. Order the short ribs!!!! They do an incredible job here. The food and service was superb. What a great spot in downtown Flagstaff.

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Walla Walla
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

tired and hungry, found this recommendation on tripadvisor. The atmosphere is pleasant and the food was quite good. Sometimes the more trendy places are overpriced for small portions, but these prices were very reasonable. The portions are average but filling and beautifully presented, also delicious. We could tell the diners here were locals and everyone around us seemed happy with... More 

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Richmond, Virginia, USA
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This small place has a very creative Latin inspired menu is very creative. The ingredients are clearly top quality and super fresh. The staff is knowledgeable and clearly happy working here based on their outgoing and pleasant nature despite being very busy. We had a wide variety of dishes, all were delicious. If you are sensitive to spicy food, you... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Really happy this place was recommended to me by Flagstaff locals. I came here on New Years Eve and couldn't be happier with the quality of food and service. The fish special (mahi mahi) was amazing. Totally happy to recommend to all. Enjoy!

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Snowflake, Arizona
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

I do a fair amount of business in Flagstaff, and find myself cruising down the list of top places to eat when hungry. Yesterday we landed in Criollo. This place is pretty neat. Right in the "downtown" area of Flagstaff, and close to the middle of everything. Parking can be an issue, and it is a one-way street. We had... More 

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Lake Havasu City, Arizona, United States
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

This is our second visit, which was just as fantastic as the first. Must have Bloody Mary to start. All meats and other ingredients from local growers. The Pablano grits and salsas are fabulous. Atmosphere is hip and bar is a rustic focal point with a barrel of Tequila. Highly recommend this Latin epicurean delight.

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Crofton, Maryland
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39 reviews 39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

OMG - The best meal I have had in years. The pork belly tacos and spicy, sweet short rib tacos were to die for. I would eat there every day if I lived in Flagstaff!

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Belleville, Canada
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101 reviews 101 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We found this place simply by accident. The menu was creative, varied, and mercifully free of too many of the kinds of "Latin foods" found in chain roadhouses. Although the portions were a little small for our tastes, they were savory and well plated. Service was a little standoffish: not necessarily a problem for us, though.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We always get the Haitian. I practically lick my plate clean. It is so delicious! We have had it for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Love looking at the local art on the walls. Best restaurant in downtown Flagstaff. Very locavore and a cool, Bohemian vibe.

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Criollo is a great place to go when downtown Flagstaff. Fresh, delicious food, great service and comfortable atmosphere. We always look forward to eating at Criollo.

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Additional Information about Criollo Latin Kitchen

Address: 16 N San Francisco St, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Phone Number: +1 928-774-0541
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Flagstaff
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 9:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 am
Saturday 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Cuisine: Latin

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