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
Gertrude’s at the Desert Botanical Garden offers seasonal, ingredient driven menus that showcase local artisans and farmers. Indoor and patio dining, exhibition kitchen, chef’s table and bar. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily from 7 a.m. – 9 p.m. Sunday brunch. Garden admission not required. Reservations: www.opentable.com.
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! Our resident “beer geek” hand-selects 24 draft beers including European, local beers, American craft beers and 24 bottled and canned selections for your enjoyment. Our beer selection rotates continually to bring you the freshest seasonal, rare, limited-edition and craft offerings on the market. We have hand-made beer cocktails, select wines and a full bar to boot! Capacity indoor 107, patio 171
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