American Restaurants

American Restaurants in Tempe

American Restaurants in Tempe

Eggs and bacon, juicy hamburgers, French fries, crisp salads and hearty sandwiches are just a few of the American dishes that you’ll find in Tempe restaurants.
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The Peppermill: Steakhouse and Cocktail

The Peppermill Steakhouse is a hidden gem located in south Tempe. It is an intimate steakhouse that specializes in French-style cuisine with Asian influences and farmhouse flair. To keep up with seasonal changes, Peppermill changes its menu several times a year.

7660 S. McClintock Dr., Ste. 104
Tempe, AZ 85284

(480) 590-6755
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Lucero Rooftop Lounge and Terrace

Designed for the adventurous and bold, and emulating the starry night sky, Lucero is an upscale concept featuring a tapas-style menu with small sharable plates as well as signature dishes and enviable craft cocktails by executive chef Chris Castro.

7 E. University Dr.
Tempe, AZ 85281

(602) 794-8670

King’s Fish House

King’s Fish House provides a friendly and welcoming environment that brings out the best in flavors, friends and families. The restaurant offers seasonal catches and live shellfish on daily menus by location, sourced directly from its proprietary and exclusive seafood distribution center,  house-made dessert and an extensive kids’ menu

35 S. McClintock Dr. Tempe, AZ 85281

Spokes On Southern

Spokes On Southern

Spokes On Southern, a locally owned neighborhood bar and grill, opened in 2013 and is the sister location to Boulders On Broadway. Come to relax and enjoy one of the best patios, scratch-made food, draft beer and cocktails.

1470 E. Southern Ave.
Tempe, AZ 85282

(480) 307-9920
Society by EVO Tempe

Society by Evo

Society by EVO is located near ASU Tempe. Enjoy a striking social dining experience in a glowing rose quartz bar top, textured flower accent wall while greenery and flowers suspended overhead. Open from 4 p.m.-2 a.m. and serving food till 1:30 a.m. daily!

920 E. University Dr. #204
Tempe, AZ 85281

(480) 550-7801
Freely Taproom Tempe

Freely Taproom Tempe

Freely Taproom in Tempe offers quality craft beers on tap, pairing perfectly with our kitchen. The Tempe Taproom where you're Free to Bee.

1730 E. Warner Rd. Ste. 11
Tempe, AZ 85284

(602) 960-6001
The Keg Steakhouse

The Keg Steakhouse + Bar

When it comes to steak, The Keg serves the finest cuts. Steaks are aged for tenderness and seasoned with a very special blend of spices to lend unique flavor. The menu features tender, juicy steaks, slow roasted prime rib, succulent shellfish and an outstanding wine list.

23 S. McClintock Dr,
Tempe, AZ 85281

(480) 557-5552
Pier 54

Pier 54

Located in the beautiful Lakes neighborhood in Tempe right on the lake shore, Pier 54 is a outdoor only patio-restaurant bar that offers, beside a great food selection, a unique view over the lake and a relaxed atmosphere. Family owned and operated, Pier 54 has become a cozy casual eatery. 

5394 S. Lakeshore Dr.
Tempe, AZ 85283

(480) 820-0660

Original ChopShop

Original ChopShop is a relaxed space where you can experience healthy cuisine, including salads, sandwiches, protein bowls and smoothies.

8738 S. Emerald Dr. #104
Tempe, AZ 85284

(480) 386-0320
The Porch Tempe

The Porch

The Porch is a fun neighborhood joint that is the perfect hangout and boasts a huge outdoor patio. Come for a delicious meal, great happy hour deals, weekend brunch party, DJs on the weekends, TVs for sports viewing, Sunday Funday, and more!

1128 E. Baseline Rd.
Tempe, AZ 85283

(602) 777-1757
Postino South Tempe credit Shelby Moore

Postino South Tempe

Postino South Tempe features a seamless indoor-outdoor layout with ample room for distanced dining, along with an enhanced to-go experience. Postino fans can enjoy their favorite bruschetta boards, salads, sandwiches and $5 ‘til 5 wine and beer specials. 

8749 S. Rural Rd.
Tempe, AZ 85284

(602) 325-2211
Canopy by Hilton: Tempe, AZ photographed by Stephen Denton in June 2020

Alter Ego

Alter Ego, the Canopy hotel’s signature restaurant, serves up elevated fusion cuisine made with fresh locally and regionally sourced ingredients and an inventive craft cocktail program that aims to set the bar for elevated cocktail culture.

108 E. University Dr.
Tempe, AZ 85281

(602) 612-7871
Word of Mouth Grill

Word of Mouth Grill

Word of Mouth Grill is a family owned and operated restaurant serving mesquite smoke BBQ. Offering nine different BBQ sauces to choose from, the flavors speak for themselves.

7660 S. McClintock Dr.
Tempe, AZ 85284

(480) 621-6247
Daily Dose Tempe

Daily Dose

Locally owned by Matt and JenLyn Long, Daily Dose has three Valley locations in Old Town Scottsdale, Midtown Phoenix, and Tempe. Daily Dose serves breakfast and lunch from 7 a.m. – 2 p.m. Weds. - Sun. and offers an extensive catering menu.

96 S. Rockford Dr., Ste. #105
Tempe, AZ 85281

(480) 590-6937
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