Tempe, located in the heart of Metropolitan Phoenix, offers an eclectic smorgasbord when it comes to pleasing your palate. In this college town, long influenced and inspired by local, regional, national and international tastes, Tempe visitors enjoy fast food, fast casual and fine dining of all types and styles. Spicy Sichuan stir fry, Japanese sushi, Irish pub grub, ramen noodles, dessert crêpes, Mediterranean- or Southwestern-style cuisine, tofu for the vegetarian, handmade Mexican ice cream popsicles (in Spanish, paletas), an Ethiopian restaurant—dishes you wouldn’t expect in Arizona are right here in Tempe. Ready to tease your tastebuds now? Simply search our extensive list of Tempe restaurants below.
Mill Avenue District
40 E. University Dr.
Tempe, AZ 85281
Phone: (480) 967-8649
325 W. Elliot Rd.
Tempe, AZ 85284
Phone: (480) 777-3938
A modern American beer garden with a dog-friendly, bike-friendly 2,000 square foot city park patio, killer tunes and good times with friends! The resident “beer geek” hand-selects 24 draft beers including European, local beers, American craft beers and 24 bottled and canned selections for your enjoyment. Their beer selection rotates continually to bring you the freshest seasonal, rare, limited-edition and craft offerings on the market. They have hand-made beer cocktails, select wines and a full bar to boot! Capacity indoor 107, patio 171.
Nestled just steps from Mill Avenue, House of Tricks is hidden inside two turn-of-the-century homes, behind a romantic vine-strewn courtyard. Eclectic new American menus and extensive wine list. Events become treasured memories at House of Tricks, a legendary “little out-of-the-way place” nestled amid trees and gardens near Tempe’s Mill Avenue. Private dining area or patios can accommodate 10-75 guests. Call (480) 921-8955 to book events.
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