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Wine and dine in the heart of the Verde Valley in historic Clarkdale Arizona

WINE + DINE

Uncork

Uncork something delicious at one of Clarkdale’s growing and acclaimed wineries and breweries. Situated right in the heart of the Verde Valley Wine Region, Clarkdale is a hidden gem offering delectable wines not to be missed. A few dedicated eateries serve up a variety of options ranging from a classic french patisserie to a casual Main Street cafe to Mexican fare.  

Clarkdale Wine Tasting Tour

Clarkdale Wine Tasting Tour

Clarkdale, AZ

Visit historic Clarkdale on a custom tour of local wineries by Sip Sedona Wine Tours. Visit wineries like Chateau Tumbleweed, Bodega Pierce, and Southwest Wine Center, or have craft beers at Smelter Town Brewery. You'll visit 3 out of 4 options for tastings, flights, and charcuterie during the day (1-5pm). Cost is $200 per person. Transportation is included and can accommodate a group up to 12. This is a public tour as well so you might make new friends along the way!

928-308-5166

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Violette's Bakery Cafe

Violette's Bakery Cafe

900 Main St, Clarkdale, AZ

The finest little French bakery in the Verde Valley. Here you will find the best French pastries outside of Europe. Get your croissant and coffee fix and check out the beautiful daily breakfast, brunch and lunch specials served all day in this outdoor cafe. Serving up classics such as Croque Monsieur, crepes, baguettes and Belgian waffle sandwiches. Something to delight every palette here.

928-821-6712

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Smelter Town Brewery

Smelter Town Brewery

921 Main Street, Suite A ​Clarkdale, AZ

Smelter Town Brewery serves up finely crafted beers, brewed on-site. With each innovative beer poured, Smelter Town Brewery remembers the commitment, creativity and passion that goes into the craftsmanship of brewing. Located in the same building as the Park Hotel this brewery offers a great atmosphere, knowledgable staff, live music and the perfect location.

928-821-0814

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Bodega Pierce Tasting Room

Bodega Pierce Tasting Room

1341 W. State Route 89A Clarkdale, AZ

Bodega Pierce is operated by two generations of award-winning Pierce Family winemakers with decades of international experience and accomplishments since 2010. Bodega Pierce highlights wine made exclusively from 18 different varietals grown at the family’s estate vineyard in the Willcox AVA. Bodega Pierce wines are designed to express the high desert terroir of the Willcox Bench that are found to be unsurpassed in producing spectacular world-class wines. Reservations are recommended but not required.

928-634-0301

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Chateau Tumbleweed Tasting Room

Chateau Tumbleweed Tasting Room

1151 West State Route 89A, Clarkdale, AZ

Chateau Tumbleweed Tasting Room offers a relaxed and fun setting with over a dozen different wines to try daily. Serving white, red, and rosé wines along with charcuterie plates featuring meats, cheeses, fresh and dried fruit, nuts and crackers. A large dog-friendly patio has panoramic views of the Verde Valley. Their 7,000 case winery is also located on-site and is viewable in their tasting room. Parties of 6 or more should call ahead. Reservations encouraged on the weekends.

928-634-0443

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Southwest Wine Center

Southwest Wine Center

601 Black Hills Drive Clarkdale, AZ

The Southwest Wine Center at Yavapai College is a premier wine industry and community resource, offering a comprehensive hands-on education from vineyard-to-bottle with programs in enology, viticulture and business/entrepreneurship through its estate vineyard, teaching winery, fully-operational tasting room, and region-wide wine industry research epicenter.

928-634-6566

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10-12 Lounge

10-12 Lounge

910 Main Street Clarkdale, AZ

Big city class with a small town atmosphere. Located in downtown Clarkdale, this is an upscale lounge for those who would like to enjoy a drink, some entertainment and a pleasant atmosphere. They also have a large outdoor patio area with cool shade in the summer and heaters for the cold months. Comfortable leather seating, a beautiful bar, large screen televisions, and cozy booths await you.

928-639-0800

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Hermosillo Hot Dogs

Hermosillo Hot Dogs

1000 Main St, Clarkdale, AZ 86324

Serving up Sonoran style hotdogs, tacos, quesadillas, ceviche and more. Enjoy dining indoors or on the patio with views of Main Street and the park.

928-821-1109

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El Toreo

El Toreo

1481 Highway 89A, Clarkdale, AZ

Tex-Mex restaurant serving up Mexican specialties in a relaxed atmosphere. Excellent service and large portions will leave you happy and full. Check out Taco Tuesdays and treat yourself to a margarita. Patio seating available and they also have a banquet room can accommodate large groups.

928-634-5495

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Virgin Cheese Company

Virgin Cheese Company

915 Main Street Clarkdale AZ

The Virgin Cheese Company produces vegan, artisanal cheeses of the highest order made from pure plant power. Decadent and delicious, traditionally cultured, cashew milk based cheese that contains NO: soy, GMOs, lactose, gluten, dairy or animal products - and, unlike dairy cheese, is completely cholesterol-free. They specialize in cheeses worthy of fine wine and are purveyors of the ultimate picnic and gift baskets.

928-202-4890

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Yavapai College Greenhouse Café

Yavapai College Greenhouse Café

601 W Black Hills Dr, Building F Clarkdale, AZ

YCGC (YC Greenhouse Café) offers specialty sandwiches, greenhouse salads and soups. Whenever possible, they source the ingredients, like greens, vegetables, and fruit, from their very own YC Greenhouse, located just steps away from the cafe on the Verde Valley campus. Order Lunch To Go by phone or enjoy their indoor / outdoor seating and a pet friendly patio.

928-634-6554

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#1 Sandwich Shop

#1 Sandwich Shop

755 W State Route 89A Clarkdale, AZ

Offering sandwiches, ice cream, pizza, fried chicken and more. Very reasonably priced with smiling friendly staff.

928-852-4609

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