Your guide to the top 3 outposts in Mesa's Alta Mesa neighborhood

Salad and Go | Photo: Roushan C./Yelp

Visiting Alta Mesa, or just looking to better appreciate what it has to offer? Get to know this Mesa neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a gelato shop to a fast food eatery known for its salads.

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in Alta Mesa, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.

1. Gelato Dolce Vita

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Topping the list is Gelato Dolce Vita, an outlet to score gelato and frozen desserts. Located at 5251 E. Brown Road, Suite 104, it's the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting five stars out of 276 reviews on Yelp.

This well-loved establishment specializes in authentic Italian-style gelato, cannolis and gelato cakes, all made fresh in-house. Gelato flavors include crème brûlée, South African dark chocolate, grapefruit, banana, salted caramel, Madagascar vanilla and watermelon.

2. Cozy Corner Cafe

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Next up is breakfast, brunch and lunch diner Cozy Corner Cafe, situated at 5901 E. McKellips Road, Suite 102. With 4.5 stars out of 272 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite.

Noteworthy dishes to try here include the French toast, eggs Benedict and the Country Skillet, which consists of two eggs, diced country-fried steak, a biscuit and gravy atop a bed of potato home fries.

3. Salad and Go

Photo: Roushan C./Yelp

At last, fast food joint Salad and Go is another superior choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 5259 E. Brown Road, four stars out of 149 reviews.

On the menu, look for a sizable list of salads, such as buffalo chicken, Greek, barbecue ranch and caesar, plus a selection of soups, breakfast burritos and organic smoothies.

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