Tucked away at 285 N Apache Trail, a hidden culinary treasure beckons to all who seek a memorable dining escapade. Taradiddles, an oasis of culinary creativity, stands as a testament to the art of fusion and community. Adjacent to ADR Hardware and overlooking the scenic Flat Iron Park, this unassuming gem promises an unforgettable culinary journey enriched with bold flavors and warm camaraderie.
As you step through the sturdy wooden doors, you’re transported into an enclave of comfort and delight—a space carefully curated to envelop you in its welcoming embrace. The dining area unfolds, inviting you to take a seat at one of the spacious tables that await your presence. To your right, a fully stocked bar stands ready to concoct libations that perfectly complement your culinary adventure. On the left, a dance floor whispers of rhythmic evenings to come, a testament to the vibrant spirit that Taradiddles embodies.
Since its inception in 2021, Taradiddles has been a haven for those in search of a harmonious blend of western-inspired dishes with a touch of southern charm. Crafted by the culinary visionaries Phil and Helen Oppenheimer, the restaurant is a testament to their passion for creating an atmosphere where food and community intertwine. Phil, a seasoned air force veteran, shares, “We envisioned a place where people could come together, savor exceptional food, and forge meaningful connections.”
The moniker “Taradiddles” draws inspiration from the western tall tale—a whimsical narrative spun with a touch of truth and a generous dose of imagination. Just as the tales inspire laughter and camaraderie, Taradiddles invites patrons to share their own stories while indulging in a culinary journey that transcends the ordinary.
Start your day on a delightful note with the breakfast menu, available until 11:50 AM on Sunday and 10:50 AM from Thursday to Monday. Indulge in tantalizing creations such as hearty omelets, mouthwatering chicken fried steak, classic steak and eggs, and the iconic breakfast burrito. Transitioning to lunch and dinner, Taradiddles’ menu is a symphony of flavors, featuring an array of delectable options. From satisfying Reuben sandwiches and succulent shrimp po’boy sandwiches to savory wraps, gourmet stuffed spuds, hearty burgers, and the irresistible gumbo—a nod to southern comfort—you’re in for a culinary adventure like no other.
No culinary odyssey is complete without a touch of sweetness. Taradiddles delights the senses with an array of delectable dessert options, including cakes, pies, and the heavenly Gold Duster—a Tradiddles twist on the beloved New Orleans Beignets.
Elevating the experience further, Taradiddles harmoniously blends flavors and melodies through live music performances. From Thursday to Sunday, the restaurant comes alive with soulful tunes that infuse the air with an enchanting ambiance. Sundays transform into open mic/jam sessions, offering patrons the chance to unleash their inner performers and collaborate with a live band for a truly unforgettable musical experience.
More than just a restaurant, Taradiddles is a culinary haven that thrives on community connections. A mosaic of flavors intertwines with shared stories, forging connections and memories that last a lifetime. So, answer the call of your taste buds and embark on a remarkable culinary voyage at Taradiddles—a place where exceptional food, vibrant company, and the magic of live music converge to create an extraordinary experience beyond compare.
Contact Details: Taradiddles 285 N. Apache Trail Apache Junction, AZ 85120 Phone: (480) 877-8527
- Thursday-Monday: 8:00 AM – 9:00 PM
- Tuesday-Wednesday: Closed