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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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Kabuki Japanese Restaurant sushi

Kabuki Japanese Restaurant

Enjoy the stylish décor at Kabuki Japanese Restaurant and choose from an extensive menu of small plates, sushi, traditional dishes, noodles, salads and lunch specials. It is located in the Tempe Marketplace shopping center.

2000 E. Rio Salado Pkwy. #1051
Tempe, AZ 85281

(480) 350-9160
Khai Hoan Tempe

Khai Hoan

Khai Hoan is a casual dining experience with friendly staff and great service, featuring authentic Vietnamese and Chinese cuisine. Stop by to enjoy the best pho soup in Arizona!

1537 E. Apache Blvd.
Tempe, AZ 85281

(480) 829-7118
King Coffee

King Coffee

This independently-owned, cozy coffee shop is right across the street from the ASU Tempe Campus. They serve handcrafted espresso drinks like lattes and macchiatos, cold brew, tea, pastries and sandwiches.

1020 S. Mill Ave.
Tempe, AZ 85281

(480) 307-6557
King of Gyros

King of Gyros

This Chicago-themed eatery is well known for delicious and affordable Greek and Mediterranean dishes including souvlaki, shawarma and falafel.

1342 W. Warner Rd. #B106
Tempe, AZ 85284

(480) 420-3500

KungFu Ramen

A Chinese noodle house, Kungfu Ramen’s menu offers appetizers, cold plates, noodle soups, stir-fried noodles, fried rice, noodle and rice bowls, and wok entrees like Mongolian beef, cumin lamb and orange chicken.

1845 E. Broadway Rd. UNIT 127
Tempe, AZ 85282

(480) 268-7331
Lido Restaurant

Lido Restaurant

Lido Restaurant was created from a love of food and travel. Inspired by the great food in Italy, Spain, and the Mediterranean, Lido is a unique destination on the lake with a vibe like no other. Guests will enjoy deliciously prepared dishes perfect for sharing!

5350 S. Lakeshore Dr.
Tempe, AZ 85283

(480) 531-4571
Little Szechuan

Little Szechuan

Family owned and operated since 1996, but Little Szechuan has been serving the Valley since 1976. We specialize in authentic pan-asian comfort food. Our potstickers (original or plant based) and kung pao dishes are family favorites. Kitchen closed, order out only.

524 W. University Dr.
Tempe, AZ 85281

(480) 966-7660
Lou's Bar and Grill

Lou’s Bar & Grill

Located at Papago Golf Course, Lou’s serves up spectacular views of Papago Buttes as well as posh American cuisine. Enjoy golf course and city beyond vistas in this new airy dining space for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

5595 E. Karsten Way
Phoenix, AZ 85008

(602) 358-7004
Low Key Piano Bar Downtown Tempe web

Low Key Piano Bar

At Low Key Piano Bar, enjoy an excellent one-of-a-kind dueling piano experience and partake in some top-grade drink in a laid back, fun environment.

501 S. Mill Ave. b101
Tempe, AZ 85281

(480) 355-1705
MAD Greens

MAD Greens

MAD Greens is a perfect place if you’re craving flavorful salads and wraps. They source ingredients from local area farms, bakeries and dairies.

2000 W. Rio Salado Pkwy.
Tempe, AZ 85281

(602) 283-3901
Bubble waffles at Mango Rabbit photo by Mark Lipczynski

Mango Rabbit

Mango Rabbit, a locally owned eatery, serves Asian and Asian-inspired drinks, desserts and snacks including milk tea, giant bubble waffle treats, herbal teas and smoothies.

1250 E. Apache Blvd. #112
Tempe, AZ 85281

(480) 912-6283
Tacos at Maskadores

Maskadores Taco Shop

This casual, order at the counter Mexican food haven serves up authentically delicious street tacos. The salsa bar features several homemade varieties from super spicy to mildly spicy.

1721 E. Warner Rd.
Tempe, Arizona 85284

(480) 284-7000
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