For those of you who’ve chosen to ground your Grand Canyon explorations just a bit further away, you’re going to be in search of filling and tasty dinner when you return after a day of adventuring. Fortunately for those of you travelers based in Williams, you’re sure to find a cuisine to suite your taste and mood. Whether you’re interested in a hearty steak, a burrito, some stirfry, or just a good cheeseburger, you’ll find the right option within easy distance of your hotel in Williams.
While the dining scene is not as diverse as you might expect in a city like Las Vegas (of course), Williams has perhaps surprising variety for such a small town. You can find a delightful coffee shop or two for an easy breakfast before heading out to the Grand Canyon for the day, and plenty of sumptuous dinner choices including Mexican, Asian, Italian, and both new and classic American options.
All of these restaurants in Williams are casual and good for families – even though adults may appreciate the Historic Brewing Company Barrel + Bottle House more than the little ones. Most restaurants do not take or require reservations, but be aware that you could be facing big crowds during weekends, holidays, or other typically busy times –particularly during tourist season.
Here are some of the best dining options available in Williams, listed in alphabetical order.
Located in a historic building just steps from legendary Route 66, this charming café serves up an eclectic mix of Mexican, Asian, and American cuisines. The Grand Canyon Coffee and Café is an inviting, homey spot to get your fill of diner classics like omelets, burgers, and burritos. Perfect for those travelers looking for a hearty meal at a reasonable price.
The Williams location of this popular Flagstaff brewpub is a can’t-miss spot for lovers of pub food, beer and wine. Dig into one of the tasty upscale-pub menu items as you sample your way through their great list of locally crafted beer and wine. Whether you are looking for a great lunch/dinner, or a fun spot to spend an entire afternoon, Historic Brewing Company Barrel & Bottle House is an attractive option.
Located along scenic historic Route 66, this family-friendly establishment offers a selection of Italian options including pasta meals, wood-fired pizzas, specialty bruschetta plates, and a variety of local beers and wines.
This adorable pastry shop is a local gem you do not want to miss. Whether you are in the mood for a quick cup of coffee and a snack to-go, or interested in dining out on burgers while lounging on the delightful patio, Cowgirl Coffee Cake Co. is a splendid option—a small piece of Williams you’ll remember long after your visit.