Ten Favorite Theme Restaurants in Arizona
2. Organ Stop Pizza, Mesa -- This year marks the 40th anniversary of this unique pizza joint, and it's still the only spot in town to take in the sounds of the world's largest Wurlitzer pipe organ. The organ was built in 1927 and brought to Mesa in 1975. The deep sounds pair perfectly with a pepperoni pizza, a bowl of pasta, or a basket of deep-fried cheese and zucchini. The organ makes beautiful music every hour on the hour daily and the 700-seat venue is great for large get-togethers (like kids birthday parties or ironic hipster nights out).
1. Rawhide, Maricopa -- Yee-haw! Break out your cowboy boots and bandanas city slickers, it's time for a little ol' timey Western fun. After being saved from doom in North Scottsdale, the relocated Rawhide is bigger and better than ever with more panning for gold, more shoot outs, more crazy cowboy appetizers, and a train. Got a hankerin' for a plate of Rocky Mountain oysters with a side of rattler and a dozen armadillo eggs (jalapeño poppers)? How about a cowboy steak cooked by an actual cowboy? All that and more is waiting for you at this old Western town come to life. Take a spin on Rawhide's mechanical bull, the "Widowmaker," but make sure you take that for a spin before you eat.
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8383 S. 48th St., Ahwatukee, AZ