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Tinderbox Kitchen

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34 S. San Francisco St., Flagstaff, AZ 86001
+1 928-226-8400
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17:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Tinderbox serves fresh, local produce and meats in creative dishes that are full of flavor and far from mundane. They're willing to accommodate dietary restrictions and had several GF options. The drink menu is thoughtful. Great cocktails and good by-the-glass wines. The decor features old brick and wooden flooring. It's a bit noisy when all the tables are full. I'll... More 

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Glendale, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were here in summer of 2016. We were with my 3 kids which I could guess wasn't the best place to choose to go, the waitress was very kind ... In Flagstaff everything is fresh and tasty, but in Tinderbox it was kind of different. The ingredients were just super, the way they cook is just the right way... More 

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Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with 4 others after a business meeting. Local person at the hotel told us about it. Food was great, half chicken with popcorn grits. It's not cheap but was worth the price and would recommend this place to anyone

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Thank Kevin M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoyed this place I love the decor The open kitchen they make some amazing bread and the carrot ginger soup was a really good I would definitely go back when visiting Flagstaff

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Hod Hasharon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying with a couple of friends who live in Flagstaff. We offered to buy dinner for our hosts at the restaurant of their choice, which turned out to be tinderbox. Great choice indeed!! The restaurant is small and cozy. The service was courteous, friendly and knowledgeable. And the main issue - the food - was absolutely great. We... More 

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Bellemont, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I love this restaurant in flagstaff. Our favorite thing there is to get the chefs choice dinner which has several courses and you don't know what you're getting till it arrives. We have always been happy with what we have had except for once getting mussles in a tomatoe broth (just not a fan). Although this year... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Went here with my daughter for a light supper. We shared some appetizers...The artichoke dip was simply fantastic!

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Thank Andrea P
Norwalk, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

Small and quaint but the food was delicious. I enjoyed watching the chef as he prepared the plates. I hope to return one day :)

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Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Who would have thought that swordfish in flagstaff would be so fresh??? And I didn't know that wild boar stroganoff could be better than in Charleston SC??? Crisp and intelligent service was really cool (Eilen) completed the evening. Don't want to leave!

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Thank Brownvincent
dallas texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

Just loved this place. I got a pumpkin soup which was SO different---it was extremely spicy (almost too spicy really), but I tolerated it. lol. Also got honey grits with pickled onions on top and it was VERY good. I would love to see them offer that often. Got a french bread with a cheese fondue--also excellent. Good job. Will... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$60
Cuisine
American
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 S. San Francisco St., Flagstaff, AZ 86001
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Flagstaff
  • Phone Number: +1 928-226-8400
Description
Tinderbox Kitchen is "American Comfort Food Redefined", located on the Southside of Historic Downtown Flagstaff, Arizona. We offer a fine dining experience in an unpretentious, courteous and lively atmosphere. With an often-changing menu, you can always find your old favorite meal twisted to showcase the season's freshest offerings. We offer a full bar and wine selection as well.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?