Restaurants Near Mill Ave & ASU

Tempe restaurants near Mill Avenue & ASU

Tempe restaurants near Mill Avenue & ASU

You’ll easily satisfy your food cravings in Downtown Tempe, including the famed Mill Avenue, which is located near the Arizona State University (ASU) Tempe Campus. This pedestrian-friendly area of Tempe is welcoming to all, with restaurants ranging from inexpensive college eats to more high end, charming cafes that are perfect for a date night.

414 Pub & Pizza

414 Pub Pizza & Karaoke offers scratch made New York style pizzas, hand dipped and breaded appetizers, jumbo hot wings and more. Enjoy the "Best of Phoenix" karaoke every single night at 414. Independently owned and operated, everyone feels like family at 414.

414 S. Mill Ave. #118
Tempe, AZ 85281

(480) 829-3536

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

C.A.S.A.

C.A.S.A. is a patio bar and lounge featuring creative Mexican food, a full bar and entertainment such as DJs and block parties.

5 E. 6th St.
Tempe, AZ 85281

(480) 557-8226

Caffe Boa

A Downtown Tempe favorite for more than 20 years, Caffe Boa serves Italian dishes, such as handmade pastas and fresh seafood, crafted from the finest organic, natural ingredients. They also feature craft cocktails and an extensive wine list.

398 S. Mill Ave.
Tempe, AZ 85281

(480) 968-9112

Cartel Coffee Lab

Coffee doesn’t grow in the Sonoran Desert. Community does, and that’s what we’re working hard to cultivate. People gather here as we bring in the most intriguing coffees, roast them delicately, brew them precisely, and serve them with a smile.

225 W. University Dr. #101
Tempe, AZ 85281

(480) 225-3899

Casey Moore’s Oyster House

Casey Moore’s is an iconic Irish pub located in a historic house near ASU. From visitors to locals, college professors to students, everyone loves Casey’s for its large patio, cozy bar and menu with sandwiches, salads, beef, oysters and seafood.

850 S. Ash Ave.
Tempe, AZ 85281

(480) 968-9935

Chompie’s

Open since 1979, Chompie’s is Arizona’s New York deli. This restaurant and bakery provides East Coast traditions like bagels, matzo ball soup and pastrami sandwiches. They serve breakfast-all-day, lunch and dinner.

1160 E. University Dr.
Tempe, AZ 85281

(480) 557-0700

Cornish Pasty Co.

Cornish Pasty serves up authentic pasties, a British version of a handheld pie. With two locations in Tempe, you can choose from pasties filled with everything from bangers and mash to balsamic portobello to chicken tikka masala.

960 W. University Dr.
Tempe, AZ 85281

(480) 894-6261

Culinary Dropout at the Yard Tempe

Savory nosh, crafted cocktails and the next big names in local music have found a home in this glamorous gastropub located in Downtown Tempe. They’re known for their extra-large patio with games such as ping pong and corn hole.

149 S. Farmer Ave.
Tempe, AZ 85281

(480) 240-1601

Daily Jam

Daily Jam serves up breakfast, brunch and lunch in a casual, friendly environment with a cool vibe. Our ingredients, sauces and spices transform traditional brunch items into craveable dishes only found within our kitchen.

310 S. Mill Ave. #A101
Tempe, AZ 85281

(480) 968-9288

Desert Roots Kitchen

Located in Downtown Tempe, Desert Roots Kitchen is known for vegan and vegetarian dishes that are made with organic and locally sourced ingredients. Their menu changes daily.

414 S. Mill Ave., Ste. 111
Tempe, AZ 85281

(480) 382-0228

El Pollo Supremo

This counter-service, cash-only Mexican restaurant is known for their charbroiled chicken and beef dishes. No frills, just good food.

221 W. University Dr.
Tempe, AZ 85281

(480) 966-3713

Engrained

Located inside the Memorial Union, Engrained features locally grown and harvested food prepared to order. They also strive to educate consumers about making a positive impact on our environment.

ASU Tempe Campus, 1290 S. Normal Ave.
Tempe, AZ 85287

(480) 965-4239

Gadzooks

Gadzooks has received rave reviews and lines stretching out the door for its unique, infinitely-customizable menu of enchiladas, tacos, soups and salads made with cooked-to-order tortillas, slow-braised meats, vegetables, Mexican cheeses and a variety of house-made sauces and salsas.

505 W. University Dr.
Tempe, AZ 85281

(602) 279-5080