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Coppa Cafe

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French, Café, European, Bistro
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1300 S Milton Ave Ste 107, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
+1 928-637-6813
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Coppa is a European-style cafe/bistro set amidst the mountains of...
Coppa is a European-style cafe/bistro set amidst the mountains of Flagstaff serving lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch. While northern Arizona might at first seem an unlikely dining destination for serious epicureans, Coppa Cafe's combination of talent and unconventional procurement methods have set the small, casual eatery atop the "can't miss" list of every discerning foodie from Phoenix to Santa Fe. Choosing to go against the grain of the franchise and chain restaurants often found in smaller-town America, husband and wife owners and chefs Brian Konefal and Paola Fioravanti instead favor house-cured meats, ingredients locally procured from nearby farms and ranches and foraged foods found in the forests around Flagstaff to incorporate into their dishes. Though their procurement methods might seem unconventional for the region, their talents are rooted in tradition, following lifelong culinary careers spent crisscrossing Europe and the U.S., Training under the tutelage of some of the finest and most decorated chefs in their respective countries. As Coppa's tagline states, the tiny, intimate venue offers "a taste of Europe in the mountains of Flagstaff," and the culinary team prides itself on providing just that through balancing local finds with progressive techniques, resulting in an unprecedented, sophisticated and pilgrimage-worthy experience.
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    Very good
  • 11
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Best in Flag

This is where I go to celebrate my birthday each year and every chance I get! Can't beat the food, the staff, or the atmosphere! Make sure you check out the glass case to the left when you order your food-it is full of delicious goodies! This place is the best!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
Arizona D
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

This is where I go to celebrate my birthday each year and every chance I get! Can't beat the food, the staff, or the atmosphere! Make sure you check out the glass case to the left when you order your food-it is full of delicious goodies! This place is the best!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

It's simply one of the best restaurants I've ever eaten at. They focus on using the best ingredients and preparing them incredibly well. That seems simple to do but so many restaurants miss something in that process. Have never been disappointed in anything I've tried on the menu and am a devotee of Brian's soups and Paola's pastries.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

This restaurant is by far the best in Flagstaff. Josephine's, Tinderbox, and Brix are not even close! If you are looking for large portions and uninspired usuals(that you could make just as good at home or better) DO NOT GO HERE. This is a place to experience the exciting and tasty creations of people who are truly passionate about what... More 

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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

My wife and I have been to Coppa a couple of times now and plan on returning each time we're in Flagstaff. Brian and Paola have adopted a simple, yet elegant approach to their menu which often times made me ask "how do they do that" because each item tasted was so remarkably good. The soup de jour (butternut squash)... More 

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

Coppa is one of the best places to eat in Flagstaff. Brian and Paola do an amazing job, utilizing fresh, local ingredients whenever possible.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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44 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

It took us four years to find this place. They offer food you don't expect in Flagstaff A couple own the place. He cooks and she is the pastry chef and server. They start you off with butter infused with pine bark and needles to accompany your fresh baked bread Both the salad with Dijon dressing and the creamy carmelized... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Such a charming and creative restaurant in a very unexpected location. The food is quite creative and a certainly much higher level than one would typically find a mountain/college town in northern Arizona. My favorite dish was the root vegetable salad - an assortment of delicious vegetables, some uncooked and some cooked, and finished with a very lovely beet sorbet!

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Flagstaff, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Our favorite time to dine here is Sunday Brunch, but we've been here many many dozens of times for lunch, dinner, specials (like the pig roast!) ==== Paola and Brian never fail to deliver the best meal yet. Consistently awesome. The soups are exquisite. The quiche flavors vary, however Brian outdoes himself with each one; each week its a new... More 

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Eating at Coppa Cafe is a wonderful experience. I always feel like I am sitting in a cafe in Europe. The food is excellent and I always look forward to going. I have eatedn at all three service times - Lunch, Dinner and Sunday Brunch. It is the place I love taking family and friends.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We have enjoyed lunch, and recently dinner, at Coppa Café. The lunch is divine - the quiche is different from any I've ever had and is amazing (I crave it now so we must stop any time we're in Flagstaff), and the salad is so simple yet so delicious. They have an open face sandwich that is heavenly as well,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1300 S Milton Ave Ste 107, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Flagstaff
  • Phone Number: +1 928-637-6813

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Café, European, Bistro

Description

Coppa is a European-style cafe/bistro set amidst the mountains of Flagstaff serving lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch. While northern Arizona might at first seem an unlikely dining destination for serious epicureans, Coppa Cafe's combination of talent and unconventional procurement methods have set the small, casual eatery atop the "can't miss" list of every discerning foodie from Phoenix to Santa Fe. Choosing to go against the grain of the franchise and chain restaurants often found in smaller-town America, husband and wife owners and chefs Brian Konefal and Paola Fioravanti instead favor house-cured meats, ingredients locally procured from nearby farms and ranches and foraged foods found in the forests around Flagstaff to incorporate into their dishes. Though their procurement methods might seem unconventional for the region, their talents are rooted in tradition, following lifelong culinary careers spent crisscrossing Europe and the U.S., Training under the tutelage of some of the finest and most decorated chefs in their respective countries. As Coppa's tagline states, the tiny, intimate venue offers "a taste of Europe in the mountains of Flagstaff," and the culinary team prides itself on providing just that through balancing local finds with progressive techniques, resulting in an unprecedented, sophisticated and pilgrimage-worthy experience.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 7:00 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?