Spending time in South Mountain? Get to know this Phoenix neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a barbecue joint to a hot dog parlor.
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in South Mountain, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.
1. Little Miss BBQ
Topping the list is Little Miss BBQ, a spot to score barbecue and more. Located at 4301 E. University Drive, it's the most popular business in the neighborhood, boasting five stars out of 2,351 reviews on Yelp.
The menu is dominated by brisket, pulled pork, turkey, sausage and beef ribs cooked on Camelback Smokers. Order your meat as a platter with sides or in a sandwich. Diners can choose the brisket with potato salad and coleslaw, or opt for the pulled pork sandwich and add ranch style beans and jalapeño cheddar grits.
2. Cocina Madrigal
Next up is Mexican spot Cocina Madrigal, situated at 4044 S. 16th St. With five stars out of 1,194 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite.
Cocina Madrigal offers upscale Mexican food. Try the achiote braised chicken tacos with red bean pico, avocado and menonita cheese or the slow-braised beef birria enchilada with jack cheese, avocado cream and rice and beans. (See the full menu.)
3. Jimmy's Hot Dogs
Jimmy's Hot Dogs, a spot to score hot dogs and more, is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 4022 E. Broadway Road, Suite 101, 4.5 stars out of 107 reviews.
Get yourself a hot dog, a double dog, a brat, a chili dog, a turkey sandwich and much more at this eatery.