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417 E Route 66, Williams, AZ 86046-2701
+1 928-635-0266
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Springfield, OR
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stopped at Twisters for an ice cream treat. It is definitely nostalgic with a black and white floor; coca cola decor and furnishings. There are three parts to twisters. One part is an old-fashioned diners; second section is a gift shop, and the third part a bar. Wait help was very friendly. I had a hot fudge sundae and my... More 

Thank Springfield_ORJhowe
Ephrata, Washington
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Jason, the owner, gave us the red carpet treatment. We splurged with a root beer float, cherry soda, and hamburgers - all excellent. We enjoyed the "Green Stamps" sign, and the Route 66 diner decor. We played name-that-tune from the 50s and 60s. So much fun. You can't go wrong.

Thank Roberta D
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Place looks wonderfully quirky, and does exactly what most places fail to recognise: keep it simple! Great burger, fresh bun, high quality meat, quick, yum. But here's the real kicker: the fries! No clue what they did to get them this awesome, but I have yet to taste better ones. Standing ovation for the fries!!

Thank Hidde-Jan
London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

This place is nothing special. It is not particularly nostalgic in appearance which you might expect from what is supposed to be the original Diner in Williams. The food was ok if a little basic with limited choices on the menu. The food was reasonably priced and portions were good. The service was a little slow with a lack of... More 

Thank robsturge
Mammoth Lakes, California
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

My husband wanted to eat here. Good food. Large milkshakes. I had a fried chicken salad which was yummy. Good prices.

Thank Becky M
Phoenix, Arizona
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

After our visit to Bearizona we drove into downtown Williams, AZ. Twisters 50's diner is like walking back into time. The place was like the diner in "Happy Days". The menu was comfort food, burgers, fries, what you would expect to eat at a 50's diner. Handmade milkshakes, malts and the banana split was big enough for 3 people. The... More 

Thank Debbie A
Leesport, Pennsylvania
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154 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

We stopped here for late burgers & ice cream while in Williams. The decor could not have been more authentic - we really loved that. And how much can you say about ice cream & burgers except that they were good too. The best part was how courteous the staff was even though it was after closing time till we... More 

Thank Philip W
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

We were hungry after a trip to Bearizona and decided to stop on Route 66, we picked Twisters.The food was good, everyone enjoyed what they ordered. There was only one waitress and one cook, but our food still came out surprisingly fast! The cream soda that they make is delicious. The kids really liked the "old time vibe".

Thank Susan J
New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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63 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

Loved the decor and old time diner feel of the place. I ordered one of their chili burgers and was so disappointed!!!! They use frozen hamburgers and the chili was definitely from a can and heated up. ! I should have asked before I ordered it but I didn't. I would have expected a place like this to use fresh... More 

Thank stacilee67
Tucson, Arizona
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75 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

We stopped here for a chocolate malt and a banana split. Service was good and the food was very good. Fun old fashioned diner.

Thank ddbrown2075

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$3 - $18
Diner, American, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 417 E Route 66, Williams, AZ 86046-2701
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Williams
  • Phone Number: +1 928-635-0266
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. Hours: 11am-9pm Monday - Saturday 11am - 4pm Sunday

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