The Top 5 Healthy and Organic Restaurants in Mesa, AZ

Mesa, Arizona, offers a variety of restaurant options. We’ve vetted the top ones that meet our strict standards of ingredient, preparation, and environmental guidelines.

The Templeton List makes it easy for you to discover the healthiest restaurants all across the country because when you have cancer, you can’t afford to take chances. Here are our Top 5 healthy restaurant picks for Mesa, Arizona:

Green Corner Restaurant

1010 West Southern Avenue
Mesa, Arizona 85210

Menu items include Tabouleh Salad (Diced tomatoes, onions, parsley, mint, and cracked wheat tossed with olive oil, and lemon juice); Lamb Kafta Kabob (Two Skewers of lamb kabob ,Rice, Greek Salad, Hummus pita bread, and tahini sauce); Grilled Chicken Thighs (One Boneless Grilled chicken thigh marinated served with rice, Greek salad, hummus pita bread and garlic sauce); and other Mediterranean dishes.

First Watch (2 locations)

1665 South Dobson Road
Mesa, Arizona 85202

1939 South Val Vista Drive
Mesa, Arizona 85204

Open for breakfast, lunch, and brunch, their menu includes items such as Sunrise Granola Bowl (non-fat vanilla Greek yogurt layered with fresh, seasonal fruit and house-made granola with almonds, served with a freshly based muffin of the day); Healthy Turkey (Turkey, house-roasted onions, tomatoes, spinach and Feta cheese in a cage-free egg white omelet, served with whole grain artisan toast and all-natural house preserves); Power Wrap (Cage-free egg whites, turkey, spinach, house-roasted Crimini mushrooms and Mozzarella in a sun-dried tomato-basil tortilla, served with fresh fruit and a side of house-made pico de gallo).

Salad and Go

1040 West Southern Avenue
Mesa, Arizona 85210

Known for their fresh salads, you’ll bound to find something on their menu that will please your palate. Try their Roasted Autumn Salad (Sweet Potatoes, Brussels Sprouts, Candied Pecans, Dried Cranberries, Grated Parmesan Cheese, Romaine, Chicken or Tofu); Greek Salad (Kalamata olives, cucumbers, tomatoes, red onions, green onions, feta cheese, romaine, mixed greens); Thai Salad or Wrap (Red peppers, carrots, cucumbers, red cabbage, romaine) – all include house-made dressings and the option of adding your choice of protein (chicken, buffalo chicken, tofu, or steak). They’re also open for breakfast and a selection of tasty breakfast wraps.

The Nile Coffee Shop

105 West Main Street
Mesa, Arizona 85201

Located in the historic Nile Theater in Downtown Mesa, The Nile Coffee Shop is open for breakfast and lunch. You’ll find menu items such as Mushroom Walnut Toast (Sourdough toast, seasoned roasted mushrooms, sage, walnuts, truffle glaze, and crispy onions); Avocado Toast (Sourdough with cream cheese, sliced avocado, baby sweet tomato, everything seasoning, and chili flakes -- add truffle glaze if you’re feeling fancy); PB&J Overnight Oats (Overnight Oats with Crunchy Peanut Butter and Berries); bagels, soups & salads.

The Organic Bean Café

40 North Macdonald
Mesa, Arizona 85201

Located in downtown Mesa, they offer locally roasted, fair trade 100% organic coffee, gluten-free, vegan and keto alternatives.

The Top 5 Healthy and Organic Restaurants in Mesa, AZ
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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!

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