Flagstaff’s Top 5 Healthy Organic Restaurants

This hidden paradise is surrounded by desert, mountains, and even ponderosa pine forests. Here you’ll find trendy restaurants and craft breweries, many of which meet our high standards of ingredient, preparation, and environmental guidelines.

Our purpose is to direct you to the healthiest restaurant choices available in the United States because we know that when you have cancer, every choice you make matters, especially when it comes to food.

Here are our recommended healthy restaurants in Flagstaff, Arizona:

Morning Glory Café

115 South San Francisco Street
Flagstaff, Arizona 86001

With an entirely plant-based menu, Morning Glory Café has been serving up nutritious, organic food since 1985. Try a gluten-free Tamale Breakfast Combo (blue corn tamale served with pintos and tofu scramble topped with red chile sauce, salsa, avocado crema and fresh veggies); Organic Hemp Burger (made in house since 1990 with organic beans, vegetables, oats, spices and hemp seeds); or the house favorite, The Deluxe Burger (with cilantro walnut pesto, veganaise, two strips of crispy tempeh, avocado crema, greens, tomato and onion, served with organic blue corn chips and house-made salsa or fruit cup, or for a few dollars more -- organic oven roasted French Fries).

Whyld Ass

121 East Birch Avenue
Flagstaff, Arizona 86001

This 100% plant-based, made-from-scratch restaurant serves up “educated food,” taking advantage of seasonal, locally grown food. In addition to serving breakfast all day, you can find delicious menu items such as Pho (a Vietnamese noodle soup- medicinally made with the finest ingredients to make your whole body feel better -- served with fresh sliced mushrooms, kale zucchini noodles, local sunflower sprouts, sided with cilantro, jalapenos, lemon and house made hot sauce); Falafel Burger (baked falafel patty with “whyld” tzatziki, tomatoes, cucumbers, olives and dressed greens served with sweet potato hash, house salad or chips and hummus); or the popular BLTA (zucchini bacon, dressed greens, tomato, fresh avocado, sunflower seed mayo, house baguette served with sweet potato hash, house salad, or chips and hummus).

Red Curry Vegan Kitchen

10 North San Francisco Street
Flagstaff, Arizona 86001

Featuring authentic Thai food and a full vegan menu, Red Curry serves up everything from egg-free veggie rolls to a tempting variety of spicy curries. You’ll find specialties like the P.E.T. (pumpkin, eggplant and tofu sauteed with carrot, bell pepper and basil in garlic sauce); Basil Eggplant (eggplant, carrot, broccoli and basil in garlic sauce); and Ginger Green (sauteed fresh ginger and vegetable medley in gluten free soy sauce).

Local Juicery

601 Piccadilly Drive
Flagstaff, Arizona 86001

Featuring organic, cold-pressed, superfood focused and nutrient-packed food, the Local Juicery is much more than its name suggests. Yes, they offer some of the healthiest juices you’ll find anywhere, but they also offer super-special breakfast bowls like Superfood Oatmeal (gluten-free oatmeal blended with hemp, coconut oil, honey, vegan protein, almond butter, and cinnamon, topped with banana, berries, and hemp seeds) and the Forever Young Bowl (banana, peanut butter, raw cacao, cacao nibs, vegan protein, hemp seeds, and maca, topped with house made gluten-free granola, banana, cacao nibs, and peanut butter).

Also discover their Grab and Go Salads (like their Cleaning Kale, Beetnick Salad, and the 1986 Salad); along with their unique Grab and Go Entrees (Pesto Quinoa Bowl, Radiantly Raw Lasagna, and Rawlicious Tacos).

Java Juice Café

1530 South Riordan Ranch Street
Flagstaff, Arizona 86001

Java Juice Café features fresh, healthy selections like Daily Detox (a fresh blend of apples, carrots, cucumber, lemon and ginger); Get Up & Go (a blend of apples, pineapple, oranges, and carrots); and Energy Beat (apples, carrots, beets, lemon and ginger).

But there’s more! Here you will find some of the best savory crepes around that you can enjoy for breakfast, lunch or dinner. The Savory Calabacitas is considered a favorite of the locals (filled with sautéed zucchini, yellow squash, jalapenos, bell peppers and onions, topped with delicious seasonings which enhance the taste of the crêpe). and the Savory Mediterranean is another one to definitely try.

About The Templeton List

Created by James Templeton, a 30+ year Stage 4 Melanoma cancer survivor, the Templeton List is part of his lifelong dream to give back and lend a helping hand to cancer survivors and to anyone desiring to increase or maintain their good health. James experienced first-hand the challenge of finding quality restaurants and food sources when traveling. The successful CEO of Uni-Key Health Systems and founder of the Templeton Wellness Foundation, The Templeton List was developed to help anyone easily find trust-worthy, carefully vetted healthy restaurants all across America. Read more about our 5 Star Rating System here!

Learn more about James’ personal journey as a cancer survivor in his best-selling book, I Used To Have Cancer. And for information about The Templeton Wellness Foundation, visit https://templetonwellness.com/. Here you’ll find valuable and inspiring stories of other cancer survivors along with top-notch video interviews with medical experts around the world in the integrative and functional medicine arena as they deliver leading-edge health and healing information concerning the holistic treatment and prevention of cancer.