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Treat your taste buds in Tempe

Tempe restaurants offer an eclectic array of dining and drink options. In this college town, long influenced and inspired by local, regional, national and international tastes, Tempe visitors enjoy fast casual and fine dining of all types and styles. Dishes you wouldn’t expect in Arizona are right here in Tempe.

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Garcia’s Mexican Restaurant

Garcia’s tradition of freshness is apparent in their authentic, original recipes. Their sauces, salsas, guacamole, chips, beans, rice and meat dishes are prepared each day in their kitchen using only the freshest ingredients. Cooking with no lard and only cholesterol-free vegetable oil. Come in and enjoy!

1706 E. Warner Rd.
Tempe, AZ 85284

(480) 838-1005
Gen Korean BBQ

Gen Korean BBQ

Experience the art of Korean barbeque at Tempe Marketplace’s newest destination restaurant. Choose from a wide variety of seafood, meats and vegetables and watch as your meal is cooked right at your table.

2000 E. Rio Salado Pkwy. #1056
Tempe, AZ 85281

(480) 939-2650
Genghis Grill Tempe Marketplace

Genghis Grill Tempe Marketplace

Locally owned and operated, visit Tempe Marketplace’s Genghis Grill and build-your-own stir-fry with 80+ ingredients. All diets are welcome with options from keto to vegan and everything in-between. Don’t miss out on our happy hour and daily drink specials.

2000 E. Rio Salado Pkwy. Suite 1151, Tempe, AZ 85281

(480) 777-2695
Gertrude's at Desert Botanical Garden


Gertrude’s at Desert Botanical Garden offers seasonal, ingredient driven menus that showcase local artisans and farmers. Enjoy their indoor and patio dining, exhibition kitchen, chef’s table and bar.

1201 N. Galvin Pkwy.
Phoenix, AZ 85008

(480) 719-8600
Ghost Ranch

Ghost Ranch

Ghost Ranch serves hearty fare for lunch, dinner and weekend brunch, alongside a full menu of beer, wine and cocktails inspired by the multicultural history of Arizona, New Mexico, Texas and northern Mexico.

1006 E. Warner Rd.
Tempe, AZ 85284

(480) 474-4328
Gold Bar Espresso

Gold Bar Espresso

This cozy coffee shop that has been independently owned and operated since 1994. They serve delicious coffee beans that are sourced from Oregon, along with a variety of pastries. Enjoy your coffee to the tune of live jazz music and game nights.

3141 S. McClintock Dr.
Tempe, AZ 85282

(480) 839-3082
Goldwater Crossings Tap Room

Goldwater Brewing Co. – Crossings Taproom

Goldwater Brewing Co. is a family-owned and operated brewery with a legacy that spans over three decades. Drawing from their family history, knowledge and expertise in home brewing, Goldwater Brewing Co. offers its acclaimed brews in three tap rooms across the Valley.

9895 S. Priest Dr. Suite 102
Tempe, AZ 85284

(480) 300-6892
Great Harvest Bread Co

Great Harvest Bread Co.

Great Harvest Bread Co. is a family owned and operated bakery that makes delicious fresh ground wheat flour breads, cookies and pastries. They also serve breakfast and lunch sandwiches, soups and salads.

1730 E. Warner Rd.
Tempe, AZ 85225

(480) 777-1141
Hachi Ramen

Hachi Ramen

A local favorite, Hachi Ramen specializes in authentic Japanese ramen. Chef Bradley An and his team make everything from scratch including three broth options, a variety of toppings and traditional side dishes.

655 W. Warner Rd. #144
Tempe, AZ 85284

(480) 781-2603
Haji Baba Chicken Schwarma


Enjoy authentic kebabs, shawarma, gyros and more inside a Middle Eastern grocery. Open for lunch and dinner daily, this restaurant offers Middle Eastern favorites at an affordable price.

1513 E. Apache Blvd.
Tempe, AZ 85281

(480) 894-1905
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Handle’s Homemade Ice Cream

Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream has been made fresh daily since 1945. They use an abundance of only the best ingredients available, offering many flavors of ice cream and sorbet, plus sundaes and shakes.

2000 E. Rio Salado Pkwy.
Tempe, AZ 85288

(480) 894-3262
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Happy Joe Coffee

Tempe’s best new coffee shop! Specializing in uniquely flavored lattes and cold brew. Check out their social for current seasonal flavors! DRINK COFFEE.

213 E. 7th St.
Tempe, AZ 85281

(480) 894-3496
Harlow's Cafe

Harlow’s Café

For 30 years and counting, Harlow’s continues to be one of Tempe’s most beloved breakfast spots. Don’t believe us? Every week, they go through 300 dozen eggs and over 50 lbs. of pork sausage.

1021 W. University Dr.
Tempe, AZ 85281

(480) 829-9444
Harry's Place inside Tempe Mission Palms

Harry’s Place

Tantalizing to the eye and palate, this Tempe Town Lake restaurant sets the tone in the late afternoon and evening in downtown Tempe.  Featuring local farms and purveyors, the menu highlights American dishes with a unique southwestern flair. Located inside the Tempe Mission Palms Hotel.

60 E. 5th St., Tempe, AZ 85281

(480) 317-1556
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