El Rodeo Mexican Restaurant & Cantina

Indulge in fresh, authentic Mexican cuisine, including freshly made guacamole, carne asada, and street tacos. Save room for their delicious dessert menu, featuring churros, fried ice cream, and sopapillas. 

Twilight Tuesdays

Browse a rotating selection of food, art, and other locally made goods on November 1st and December 6th, 2022 at this event styled after a European Christmas market. Take home handmade holiday gifts for friends and family and locally made food for dinner.

Summer Concert Series in Green Valley Park

Bring your family, friends, and lawn chairs down to Green Valley Park to enjoy this fun summer tradition of music on the grass. Join locals and visitors alike for this free concert series Saturdays in June and July from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m..

Crosswinds Restaurant

Stay at this all-suite hotel with mountain views and the friendliest staff, and try your luck with slot machines or table games. With three restaurants on site, find anything from fine dining to fast casual. 

Macky’s Grill

Hang out at this hot spot for amazing burgers, wings, sandwiches, and cold beer. Have dinner outside on their covered patio, and try a steak with their signature cornbread and honey butter. Finish with a piece of homemade carrot cake or pie.

Fargo’s Steakhouse

Fargo’s serves classic and elevated dishes for lunch and dinner, with a focus on good friends and good times. Lunch includes refined sandwiches and wraps, while the dinner menu focuses on quality seafood and steaks. 

La Sierra

Enjoy authentic Mexican food in an upbeat atmosphere with friendly service. Come for happy hour and try the margarita flight, featuring 5 mini margaritas. Food offerings include a variety of meat, seafood, and vegetarian options. 

Buffalo Bar & Grill

This lively country-themed bar and grill serves a huge selection of pub favorites. Choose from their extensive burger list, or opt for a steak dinner with a baked potato, cowboy beans, and Texas toast. 

The Pinon Cafe

The first and oldest restaurant in Payson, The Pinon Cafe is a local icon serving classic American favorites and Southern staples, including homemade biscuits and gravy, homemade meatloaf, and chicken and waffles.

Delicious! Cafe

The name doesn’t lie at this daytime cafe serving unique, fresh, and healthy sandwiches and salads. Build your own omelet for brunch or come for lunch and enjoy the favorite chicken panini or cran-apple salad.