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Acacia Cafe
3701 E. Indian School Rd. 602-956-0908
http://www.acaciacafe.net/
Open 5 a.m. – 3 p.m. Monday-Friday; 7 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday; 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Sunday. For a break from the daily fast food grind, stop by Acacia Cafe for breakfast or lunch menu items including fresh-baked pastries, breakfast burritos, iced coffee, veggie paninis, and delectable nicoise salads. Locally owned and operated, our friendly staff brings 30 years of restaurant experience to the table, serving up delicious, innovative recipes, beautifully prepared, at very reasonable prices.

Ajo Al’s
5101 N. 16th St. 602-222-9902
http://www.ajoals.com/
Open 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Monday-Wednesday; 11 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. Thursday; 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m-10 p.m. Saturday; and 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday. Mexican favorites plus specialties such as albondigas soup, Mexican pizza and garden fajitas. Lunch specials; children’s and to-go menus available.

Akai Hana Sushi Grill
8041 N. Black Canyon Hwy. 602-864-9202
http://www.sushiakaihana.com/
Open for lunch 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Monday – Saturday and dinner from 4 p.m. – 10 p.m.; Saturday; 12 p.m. – 9 p.m.; Sunday 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. Akai Hana Sushi & Grill has been serving fresh quality sushi and authentic Japanese entrees’ in the central Phoenix area since 1986. Sushi rolls is our specialty! We have a wide variety of Sushi/Rolls to choose from. Nigiri (fish over rice), Sashimi (fish by itself), Tekka (Traditional Rolls), and Handrolls. Come and try many of our special rolls as well! Paul Roll, Sunset Roll, Mexico Roll, Grand Canyon Roll, and Godzilla Rolls are some of the specials.

*Aunt Chilada’s
7330 N. Dreamy Draw Dr. 602-944-1286
http://www.auntchiladas.com/
Nestled in the shadow of the Squaw Peak Mountain, Aunt Chilada’s is truly an historic landmark with a personality all its own. Aunt Chilada’s not only carries on that century old tradition of heartfelt Southwestern hospitality, but also dishes out the finest Mexican food this side of the border. Now serving breakfast beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Babbo Italian Eatery
6855 N. 16th St. 602-279-1500
http://www.babboitalian.com/
Open 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Sunday – Thursday; 11 a.m. – 10 p.m Friday – Saturday. Babbo offers a full line of contemporary entrees, pastas, pizzas, sandwiches, and desserts. Their delicious food starts with fresh, high-quality ingredients.

Bamboo China
7575 N. 16th St. #23 602-997-8780
http://www.bamboochina.net/
Open 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Monday – Thursday; 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Friday – Saturday; 12 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Sunday. Free delivery with $15 minimum order. Specials such as ginger chicken and crab puffs plus a full selection of Chinese favorites.

*Beckett’s Table
3717 E. Indian School Rd. 602-954-1700
http://beckettstable.com/
Open for Dinner: 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. Tuesday – Saturday; 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. Sunday; Closed Monday. Chef Justin Beckett brings together what matters to him most: family, friends and honest, incredible food. The menu emphasizes seasonal American cooking in dishes such as creamy grits and spicy and andouille sausage with mustard jus, wood-fired mussels with shallot-fennel broth, short ribs with mashed potatoes, and rock shrimp with smoked corn & butternut squash enchiladas.

* Bertha’s Café
3134 E. Indian School Rd. 602-955-1022
http://www.berthascafe.com/
Open 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Monday – Friday; Saturday from 8 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.; closed Sunday. Fresh made sandwiches and pastries daily. Some of their original creations include the asparagus panini, made with oven roasted asparagus, roasted red peppers, havarti cheese and Balsamic vinaigrette served on a cabiatta roll have become a local favorite.Kids menu available.

Blue Moon Sports Grill
7811 N. 12th St. 602-678-1165
Open 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Tuesday – Sunday; closed Monday. A Greek-style restaurant with Gyros as well as burgers, Greek salad and open-face sandwiches, and kebabs.

Blue Saguaro
7575 N. 16th St. 602-371-0254
Open 6 a.m. – 3 p.m. Monday-Friday Closed Saturday-Sunday. Specialty sandwiches such as pesto panini, veggie and grilled chicken club plus fresh salads. Free delivery during lunchtime with $20 minimum order.

Capriotti’s Sandwich Shops
6025 N. 16th St. 602-279-7827
http://www.capriottis.com/
Open 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Monday – Saturday; 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Sundays. Serving sandwiches made-to-order with fresh roasted pulled turkey, the best quality meats and cheeses, and fresh rolls and produce delivered daily.

*Central Bistro
3160 E. Camelback Rd. 480-646-8560
http://centralbistroaz.com/
Open 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Tuesday; 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Wednesday-Friday; 9 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday, and 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday. Dine, drink and unwind. At Central Bistro, modern French and Italian fare comes to life using local ingredients all the items at the bistro are made from scratch daily. From the handcrafted pastas to brick over pizzas to wood grilled meats and veggies, you will feel right at home.

Chen Wok
6505 N. 7th St. 602-263-0072
http://chenwok1.com/
Open 11 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. daily. Chinese fast food made to order with dine in, take out and delivery. Lunch specials from 11am – 5pm.

China Chili
302 E. Flower St. 602-266-4463
http://www.chinachilirestaurant.com/
Open 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Monday – Thursday; 11a.m. – 10p.m. Friday; 12 p.m. – 10 p.m. Saturday; 4:30 p.m.-9 p.m. Sunday. Some of their signature dishes include, orange chicken, lover’s prawns, steamed striped bass, spicy Sichuan prawns, and Yu Shiang pork.

*Christo’s Ristorante
6327 N. 7th St. 602-264-1784
http://www.christos1.com/
Open for lunch 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday – Friday; dinner 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. Monday – Saturday; closed Sunday. Christo’s Ristorante boasts an elegant, romantic, yet simple and relaxing atmosphere. Join us to experience the consistency we have been serving the Phoenix community with for the past 25 plus years. Whether it’s fresh seafood, one of our many classic pastas or the veal they have something to please the most distinguished palette.

Culinary Dropout
5632 N. 7th St. 602-680-4040
http://www.foxrc.com/restaurants/culinary-dropout/
Open11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Monday – Thursday; 11 a.m. – Midnight Friday; 9 a.m. – Midnight Saturday; 9 a.m. – 10 p.m. Sunday. A unique gastro pub located at Fox’s new restaurant concept The Yard, featuring eclectic pub fare choices such as antipasti, pork ribs, rainbow trout, the pub burger and many other delicious choices. They also have a large selection of craft beers and wine. Stop by on the weekends for live music and lawn games like Ping-Pong and tetherball.

Culver’s Restaurant
825 E. Camelback Rd. 602-595-7876
10225 N. 28th Drive 602-861-2000
http://www.culvers.com/restaurants/phoenix-camelback
Open 10 a.m. – 11 p.m. Sunday – Thursday; 10 a.m. – 11:45 p.m. Friday – Saturday. Menu features the signature ButterBurger®, which is made from fresh, never frozen, 100-percent U.S. raised beef and seared on a hot grill to seal in the juicy flavor. The menu also features 45 other items including garden-fresh salads, sandwiches and home-style dinners, as well as the decadent frozen custard treats. Visit http://www.culvers.com.

*Cyprus Pita Grill
4747 N. 20th St. 602-954-2394
Open 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. daily. Like the region that inspires its cuisine, Pita Grill continues to reflect the intersection of different tastes and sensations – healthy California-style cooking and hints of Middle Eastern cuisine – all containing delicious, wholesome ingredients bought fresh from local green markets.

*Darwin’s Waiting Room Bar & Grill
3623 E. Indian School Rd. 602-952-6744
http://www.letseat.at/darwin
Open 11 a.m. – 2 a.m. Monday – Friday; 9 a.m. – 2 a.m. Saturday – Sunday. Happy hour appetizers available 3-6 p.m. Salads, burgers and house specialties like meatloaf, beef stew, homemade chili, bacon-wrapped shrimp and roasted portabella burgers.

Different Pointe of View
11111 N. 7th St. 602-866-6350
http://www.tapatiocliffshilton.com/different-pointe-of-view-restaurant
Open 6 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Monday – Thursday; 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. Friday; 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. Saturday; 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. Sunday. The genius of Different Pointe of View Is its aptitude to make fine dining an enjoyable and relaxed experience. Guests of this renowned, mountaintop restaurant are treated to an innovative and bold menu in an atmosphere that is as sophisticated as it is approachable.

*D’Lish Café
503 W. Thomas Rd. 602-279-5122
http://www.dlishlunch.com
Open 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Monday-Sunday. Featuring a wide variety of wraps and salads. Also breakfast offerings, including egg dishes and waffles with a fun assortment of toppings. Everything cooked from scratch on-premises. Vegetarian options available.

Donovan’s Steak & Chop House
3101 E. Camelback Rd. 602-955-3666
http://www.donovanssteakhouse.com/
Open dinner seating begins at 5 p.m.; martini hour 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. An upscale steakhouse with main dishes such as Australian rack of lamb, North Atlantic salmon, and filet mignon. Wine bar and cigar lounge open at 4 p.m.

*Duck and Decanter
1651 E. Camelback Rd. 602-274-5429
http://www.duckanddecanter.com/
Open 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Monday-Wednesday; Thursday-Friday 7 a.m. – 9 p.m. Sandwiches, soup and salads, plus a wine and espresso bar, specialty retail foods and giftware. Call ahead for take out sandwiches.

*Essence Bakery
3830 E. Indian School Rd. 602-296-4958
http://www.essencebakery.com
Breakfast is served 6:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Tuesday through Friday and weekends all day. Lunch is served 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Breakfast features nine items with organic eggs, mushrooms deglazed in white wine and delicious preserves from France. Lunch is a combination of Greek, French and American foods, and a variety of homemade seasonal soups. The menu proudly proclaims, “We are proud to serve local and organic as much as possible.”

*Eyeopener Restaurant
524 W. Hatcher Rd. 602-861-1468
Open 6 a.m. – 2 p.m. seven days a week. Hearty breakfast and lunch selections with traditional menu items as well as hearty family favorites, including homemade country gravy. CLOSED DUE TO FIRE. WILL RE-OPEN WINTER 2014.

*Federal Pizza
5210 N. Central Ave. 602-795-2520
http://federalpizzaphx.com/
Open 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. Monday – Thursday; 11 a.m. – Midnight Friday – Saturday; 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Sunday. Housed in the restored 1950’s First Federal Bank building, Federal Pizza is a midcentury-meets-modern restaurant, specializing in wood fired pizzas, sandwiches, pastas and salads. Also featuring a great selection of wines, old school wine coolers, and craft beers on tap. All of which can be taken to go through the old bank teller drive through.

*Feeney’s
6314 N. 12th St. 602-274-9700
http://www.feeneysaz.com/Index.html
Open for lunch 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Dinner is served 5-10 p.m. Saturday and 4-9 p.m. Sunday. A Phoenix dining tradition since 1965. Serving salad bar, burgers, sandwiches and soup for lunch; ribs, steaks and chicken for dinner; beer, wine and cocktails.

*FEZ
3815 N. Central Ave. 602-287-8700
http://fezoncentral.com/
Open 11 a.m. – 12 a.m. Monday –Thursday; 11 a.m. – 1 a.m. Friday – Saturday; brunch available 10 a.m. Saturday – Sunday. Ultra sleek. Ultra urban. In the heart of central Phoenix. American cuisine infused with Mediterranean spices & ingredients that create fresh, flavorful selections and signature martinis and margaritas offered in a relaxing, contemporary atmosphere.

*Fry Bread House
1003 E. Indian School Rd. 602-351-2345
Open 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Monday – Thursday; 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Friday – Saturday; closed Sunday. Fry bread with beans, cheese and chili; Native American chili, hominy stew and Indian tacos; burros, tamales and fry bread desserts. Eat in or take out.

*Fuego Bistro
713 E. Palo Verde Dr. 602-277-1151
http://www.fuegobistro.com/
Open for lunch 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. & dinner 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. Tuesday – Saturday. This unique setting offers diners a cozy dining room, patio beneath the stars, and a full service bar. Patrons can feast upon authentic Cuban, Puerto Rican and Latin American favorites such as Pernil Asado, Ropa Vieja and Arroz con Gandules.

*Gallagher’s the Sport Bar
7575 N. 16th St. 602-997-0084
http://gallaghersaz.com/
Open 11 a.m. – Midnight Monday – Wednesday; 11 a.m. – 2 a.m. Thursday – Friday; 10 a.m. – 2 a.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. – Midnight Sunday. Arizona’s family of local sports grills where you’ll find great food and service with High Definition sports! Come in any day of the week and enjoy food and drink specials, OTB, Karaoke, Trivia, and exciting ball games surrounded by dozens of your neighborhood friends. Gallagher’s offers a good value price and home style service to keep you coming back for our great tasting menu.

Gadzooks Enchiladas and Soup
3133 N. 7th St. 602-279-5080
http://www.gadzooksaz.com
Open 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Monday through Saturday; 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sunday. Featuring build-you-own enchiladas with a variety of fillings and toppings to choose from. Try the daily homemade soup. Breakfast selections available for Sunday brunch only.

*Garage Wine & Tap
1534 E. Bethany Home Rd. 602-265-4125
http://garagewinetap.com/
Open for 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. Monday – Thursday; 11 a.m. – 1 a.m. Friday; 10 a.m. – 1 a.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. – 11 p.m. Sunday. What was once a fully functional auto shop is now a classically restored modern-industrial gastropub. The Garage is a neighborhood favorite filling the empty tanks of hungry patrons with cold microbrews and sophisticated bar grub.

*Gertrude’s at the Desert Botanical Gardens
1201 N. Galvin Pkwy. 480-719-8600
http://www.gertrudesrestaurant.net/
Open 7 a.m. – 10:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Brunch served beginning at 9 a.m. Sunday, followed by lunch and dinner, closes at 9 p.m. Sundays. Gertrude’s, named after garden’s founder Gertrude Divine Webster, will focus on brining the best Arizona has to offer by utilizing fresh ingredients directly from the farm to the plate. The menu will showcase ingredients from artisans and farmers around Arizona and the Southwest.

*Geordie’s at The Wrigley Mansion
2501 E. Telawa Trail 602-955-4079
http://www.wrigleymansionclub.com/geordies.php
Open for lunch 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Tuesday – Saturday; dinner served 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. Tuesday – Saturday. The lounge is open 3 p.m.-close Tuesday – Saturday; Sunday brunch 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Reservations recommended. The Wrigley Mansion invites you to eat, explore and enjoy our historic property. Geordie’s Restaurant & Lounge located inside The Wrigley Mansion offers an unmatched dining experience and unique lounge environment. Geordie’s offers comfortable food in an elegant atmosphere where everyone is welcome.

*George & Dragon
4240 N Central Ave. 602-241-0018
http://www.georgeanddragonpub.net/
Open 11a.m. – 2 a.m. daily. For over 15 years the GnD “as it is affectionately called” has been serving up traditional homemade British fare and imported pints of stout and lager. Award winning “Fish n Chips” as well as the largest selection of imported draught beer & Scotch in the Phoenix area.

*Giuseppe’s Italian Kitchen
2824 E Indian School Rd. 602-381-1237
http://www.giuseppeson28th.com/
Open 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. for lunch and 4:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. for dinner Monday-Thursday; 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. for lunch and 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. for dinner Fridays; 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. Saturday; 4:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. Sundays. Giuseppe’s Italian Kitchen is a small trattoria style restaurant. From great bruschetta to homemade pastas, everything is made fresh daily.

*The Great Dane
6219 N. 7th St. 602-265-2817
Open 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday-Friday; 11a.m. – 5:30 Saturday. We serve the best Vienna Beef hotdogs in the Valley. Also on our menu: Italian sandwiches, home-made soups, and weekly specials.

*Greekfest
1940 E. Camelback Rd. 602-265-2990
http://www.thegreekfest.com/
Open 11 a.m. – 2:30p.m. for lunch and 5 p.m. – 10p.m. for dinner Monday-Saturday. Greekfest hosts a unique Greek dining environment where all the things that make life most enjoyable come together through a celebration of food, wine, good company, spirited music, and memorable conversation.

*Greektown
8519 N. 7th St. 602-674-8881
http://greektownrestaurant.com/
Open for lunch 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Monday-Friday; dinner 4 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 4 p.m. – 9 p.m. Sunday. Serving a full array of Greek items such as gyros, eggplant dip, spinach and cheese puffs, stuffed grape leaves, pitas and shish kabobs.

Habit Burger
745 E. Glendale Ave. 602-265-1815
http://www.habitburger.com/charburger/
Open 10:30 a.m. – 10 p.m. Monday – Saturday; 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Sunday. The Habit Burger char-grills fresh ground beef over an open flame to make its famous Charburgers. Founded in Santa Barbara in 1969. For almost 40 years, the Reichard brothers’ passion for making the tastiest burgers has fueled the success of Habit Burger Grill. After all, there’s no substitute for quality.

Half Moon Windy City Sports Bar & Grill
2121 E. Highland Ave. 602-977-2700
http://halfmoonsportsgrill.com/
Open 11 a.m. – 2 a.m. daily. Food id served until 11 p.m. every night. Happy hour is 3 – 7 p.m. every day. The menu offers choices ranging from portabella mushroom sandwich and prosciutto pesto pasta to buffalo chicken salad and prime rib sliders, as well as Chicago favorites like street pizza. Plasma screen TVs throughout.

Hana Japanese Restaurant
5524 N. 7th Ave. 602-973-1238
http://hanajapaneseeatery.com/
Open for lunch 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Tuesday –Thursday , dinner 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. Tuesday – Thursday; Friday lunch 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. and dinner 5 p.m. – 10p.m.; 5 p.m. – 10 p.m Saturday; 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. Sunday; closed Monday. Hana Japanese Eatery offers authentic Japanese cuisine from authentic Japanese chefs. We have brought together over 35 years of experience to create dishes in our kitchen that will make your mouth sing.

Harley’s Italian Bistro
4221 N. 7th Ave. 602-234-0333
http://www.harleysitalianbistro.com/
Open for lunch 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Wednesday – Friday; dinner served 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. Monday – Sunday. Sunday brunch 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Featuring New York-style pizza, entrees like spaghetti and meatballs, rigatoni primavera and chicken marsala, as well as salads, sandwiches and a nice selection of antipastos and appetizers.

*Heard Museum Courtyard Café
2301 N. Central Ave. 602-252-8848
http://www.heard.org/visit/dining.html
Open 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. daily. This café is located in the museum’s central courtyard, offering seasonal outdoor and indoor dining. Choose from an assortment of delicious cuisine, prepared with fresh local ingredients. Enjoy classic signature items such as posole, fresh soups, salads and artisan bread sandwiches.

* Hula’s Modern Tiki
4700 N. Central Ave. 602-265-TIKI (8454)
http://www.hulasmoderntiki.com/
Open for 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Monday – Thursday; 11 a.m. – 2 a.m. Friday; 11 a.m. – 1 a.m. Saturday; 10:30 a.m. – 10 p.m. Sunday. A modern twist on the American Classics. Hula’s extensive menu is a fusion of Polynesian and American flavors.

*Il Posto
9832 N. 7th St. 602-870-4122
http://www.ilposto.net/
Open 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. Tuesday – Sunday; 5 p.m. – 10p.m. Wednesday – Saturday. Cuisine inspired by Northern Italy, featuring personal-sized pizzas, a crostini trio, Capri burger, roasted chicken sandwich, shrimp alla fresca (an Italian ceviche) and perciatelli pomodoro pasta.

* Imperial Market & Deli
737 E. Glendale Ave. 602-285-6999
http://www.imperialkosher.com/
Open 8:30 a.m. – 8 p.m. Monday – Thursday; 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. Sunday. A restaurant and full deli as well as a grocery store. Sandwiches range in price from $7.99 to $11.99. You can also select soup or salad to complete your deli meal. Side dishes include Hummus, Babaganoush or a simple order of fries or onion rings. Restaurant menu includes all the deli fare plus Salmon, Ribeye, Chicken Stir Fry, Lamb Chops and various Shish Kabobs.

Joyride Taco House
5202 N. Central Ave. 602-274-8226
http://www.joyridetacohouse.com
Hours are 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m.-midnight Friday and Saturday, and 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday. Joyride features more than nine varieties of tacos served family-style on made-to-order tortillas, as well as flavorful salads, burritos, tortas, and “especiales”—all complemented with a robust menu of cocktails, draft/bottled/canned beers, wines, tequila and an inventive list of agua frescas made daily with love. Best of all, most drinks are $5 everyday until 5 p.m.

Keegan’s Grill
3114 E. Camelback 602-955-6616
http://keegansgrill.com/locations/phoenix
Open 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Monday – Saturday; 8 a.m. – 10 p.m. Sunday. Keegan’s Grill is a return to the roots and traditions of Early American restaurants that provided a home away from home; a gathering place for neighbors while sharing the hospitality of food and drink. We believe in relationships with our customers, our vendors, and our fellow workers.

*King Solomon’s Pizza
4810 N. 7th St. 602-870-8655
http://kingsolomonspizza.com/
Open 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. Sunday – Thursday; 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Friday; sundown – 11 p.m. Saturday. Closed on all Jewish holidays. Kosher menu, vegetarian pizzas, salads, pastas and falafels.

L’Amore Ristorante
3159 E. Lincoln Dr. 602-381-3159
http://lamoreitalianrestaurant.com/
Open 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Monday – Thursday; 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Friday; 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. Saturday; closed Sunday. A family owned and operated neighborhood Italian restaurant serving delicious fresh Italian classics. Fresh fish and produce brought in daily. All their pastas and ravioli are handmade.

Little Cleo’s Seafood Legend
5632 N. 7th St. 602-680-4044
http://www.littlecleos.com
Open 5 – 10 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 4 – 11 p.m. Friday-Saturday, closed Sundays. Little Cleo’s offers an assortment of affordable, fresh ocean fare, and is committed to following the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Program, ensuring every catch served is fished or farmed in ways that promote healthy ocean eco-systems. Seven to eight varieties of oysters are available daily.

Lola at The Yard
5632 N. 7th St. 602-287-0000
http://www.lolaattheyard.com
Open 6 a.m. – 10 p.m. Sunday – Thursday; 6 a.m.-12 a.m. Friday-Saturday. Enjoy a selection of coffee, teas, pastries, omelets and breakfast sandwiches in the morning, then come back at lunch for salads, sandwiches and wraps, and dinner for some tasty Spanish tapas and wine or craft beer.

Lon’s at the Hermosa
5532 N. Palo Christi Rd. 602-955-7878
http://www.hermosainn.com/lons/
Open for breakfast 7a.m. – 10 a.m. daily; lunch 11:30p.m. – 2 p.m. Monday – Friday; dinner 5:30 – 10 p.m. daily. Brunch 10 a.m. – 2p.m. Saturday & Sunday. Rusconi’s Artful American Cuisine captures the spirit, creativity and warmth that have evolved into today’s Hermosa Inn in Phoenix. Menus are designed for maximum culinary impact with dishes that range from the pecan roasted pork tenderloin to the cinnamon and maple lacquered breast of duck.

*Luke’s Chicago Style Sandwiches
1602 E. Indian School Rd. 602-264-4022
http://lukesofchicago.com/
Open 10a.m. – 8 p.m. Monday – Saturday; 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sunday. Serving homemade Italian Beef, Italian sausage and Italian meatball sandwiches served on French bread. We also serve hot dogs, hamburgers and sub sandwiches.

*Maizie’s Café & Bistro
4750 N. Central Ave. 602-274-2828
http://www.maiziescafe.com/
Open 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. Monday – Friday; 9 a.m. – 12 a.m. Saturday; 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. Sunday. Make yourself comfortable relaxing on the sofa, with appetizers and cocktails, make new friends at the community table, enjoy our full menu indoors or outdoors.

*Manhattan Pizzeria & Sub Shop
5224 N. 7th St. 602-248-8086
http://www.manhattanpizzeria.com/
Open 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. Sunday-Thursday; 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Friday; sundown-11 p.m. Saturday. New York-style pizzas, Manhattan’s famous subs, three types of wings, pasta dinners and more. Limited delivery area.

*Mary Coyle’s Ol’ Fashioned Ice Cream Parlor and Restaurant
5521 N. 7th Ave. 602-265-6266
http://www.marycoyle.net/
Open 11 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. Monday – Thursday; 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. Friday – Saturday; 11:30 a.m. – 9 p.m. Sunday. Serving homemade ice cream treats since 1951 as well as sandwiches, soups and salads.

*Mateo’s Cantina
5508 N. 7th Ave. 602-242-4252
http://mateoscantina.com/mateoshome.html
Open 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. Sunday – Thursday; 11 a.m. – 2 a.m. Friday – Saturday. Appetizers, steaks, seafood, and Mexican fare; daily specials, and a happy hour Monday – Friday from 4 to 7 pm with reduced-price appetizers and drink specials, including house margaritas for $1.99.

*Melrose Kitchen
4306 N. 7th Ave. 602-274-0079
http://www.melrosekitchenaz.com
Open 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Sunday.
More than a dozen items are featured on the breakfast menu, along with some daily specials. Build your own omelet, including a Vegan omelet, or try the buttermilk pancakes and pecan waffles. On the lunch menu you will find an expanded list of appetizers, panini sandwiches served on sourdough, and several new salads including Chicken Taco Salad and Asian Sesame Chicken Salad. Non-meat eaters can nosh on the Veggie Wrap, and just in time for the winter you can find homemade soup on the menu.

Mi Patio Mexican Food Restaurant
3347 N. 7th Ave. 602-277-4831
http://www.mipatioaz.com/
Open 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. Monday – Saturday; 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Sunday. The menu features classic favorites and modern adaptations to a culinary tradition that has made Mexico a favorite culinary destination. Pleasant dining and superb Mexican cuisine.

*Middle Eastern Bakery & Deli
3052 N. 16th St. 602-277-4927
Open 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. Monday – Saturday. Featuring imported foods, fresh pastries and pita bread sandwiches. Catering services available.

*Miracle Mile Delicatessen
20th St. & Camelback 602-776-0992
http://miraclemiledeli.com/
Open 10:30 a.m.. – 8 p.m. Monday – Saturday; 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday. Specialty deli sandwiches, potato pancakes, homemade soups, desserts and salads.

*Moto
6845 N. 16th St. 602-263-5444
http://www.mrmotorising.com/
Open 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Sunday – Thursday; 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Friday – Saturday. There’s never a dull moment at Moto Sushi Bar Restaurant. Moto is the perfect place to cut loose with friends, toss back a few, and enjoy the best sushi in central Phoenix. When it comes to our Draft Beer selection, we do not cater to the media influenced masses, instead and without any apologizes, Moto offers The most eclectic draft selection in north central phoenix. Please join us for A frosty adult beverage

Niccoli’s
6102 N. 16th St. 602-279-5335
http://www.niccolisdeli.com/
Open 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. Tuesday – Saturday; 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. Sunday; closed Monday. Italian favorites such as lasagna, stuffed shells and pizza made with homemade dough along with sub sandwiches and salads. Catering, party subs and platters.

NOCA
3118 E. Camelback Rd. 602-956-6622
http://www.restaurantnoca.com/
Open 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Tuesday – Saturday. NOCA utilizes the finest ingredients to present Modern American cuisine in a vibrant atmosphere without pretense and formality. NOCA’s daily changing menu reflects the best of the season featuring; local organic produce, crudo, house-made pastas, East & West Coast fish and prime meats.

Oregano’s
1008 E. Camelback Rd. 602-241-0707
http://www.oreganos.com/index_main.html
Open 11 a.m. – 10p.m. daily. Chicago-style pizza, wings, sandwiches and salads and the ultimate Pizza Cookie.

*Park Central Delicatessen
3110 N 3rd Ave. # 175 602-277-4783
http://www.parkcentraldeli.com/
Open 6:45 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday – Saturday; closed Sunday. Specialty deli sandwiches, potato pancakes, homemade soups, desserts and salads.

*Phoenix City Grille
5816 N. 16th St. 602-266-3001
http://www.phoenixcitygrille.com/
Open 11 a.m. – 9p.m. Monday; 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Tuesday – Saturday; 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Sunday. A unique dining destination offering a comfortable and contemporary old tavern atmosphere where the focus is on consistently providing a high quality, delicious dining experience.

*Pizza Heaven
5150 N. 7th St. 602-277-8800
http://pizzaheavenbistro.com/Pizza_Heaven_Bistro/Home.html
Open 10:30 a.m. – 9 p.m. Monday – Thursday; 10:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. Friday – Saturday; 2:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. Sunday. Choose from more that 36 toppings. Calzones, salads, pastas, sandwiches and wings. Free delivery with minimum $10 order.

*Roscoe’s Bar and Grill
4531 N. 7th St. 602-285-0833
http://www.roscoeson7th.com/
Open 2 p.m. – 2 a.m. Monday – Friday; 10 a.m. – 2 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. Serving appetizers, salads, hot and cold sandwiches, quesadillas, and wraps.

*Rosie McCaffrey’s Irish Pub
906 E. Camelback Rd. 602-241-1916
http://www.rosiemccaffreys.com/
Open 11 a.m. – 2 a.m. daily. Live Irish music Friday-Sunday. Irish stew, salads, pot roast, corned beef, burgers and boxty (potato pancake) specials. Full bar with wine, house drinks and a large assortment of beers on tap.

Salvadoreño Restaurante
8911 N. Central Ave. #101 602-870-2955
http://www.salvadorenorestaurant.com/
Open 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. daily. Try the pupusas. Tortillas filled with pork, cheese, and beans, and combination thereof! Breakfast try the platanos fritos, fried plantains…served with authentic sour cream from El Salvador and frijoles molidos.

Sauce
742 E. Glendale Ave. 602-516-2400
http://foxrc.com/restaurants/sauce-pizza-wine/
Open 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Sunday – Thursday; 11 a.m. – 10p.m. Friday – Saturday.
Serving pizzas, chopped salads, paninis, pastas, and deserts. Also enjoy some of our great wines with your meal.

* Scramble
9832 N. 7th St. 602-374-2294
http://www.azscramble.com/
Open every day from 6 a.m. – 2 p.m. Scramble is a fresh new look at breakfast. it all begins with using the freshest ingredients around. They pride themselves on using local farmers and vendors whenever possible. Serving breakfast all day and lunch after 11 a.m.

*Segal’s Oasis Grill
4818 N. 7th St. 602-285-1515
http://www.segalsonestop.com/oasis_grill.php
Open 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. daily. Kosher sandwiches, deli items and salads. BBQ ribs Wednesday and Thursday.

*Sierra Bonita Grill
6933 7th St. 602-264-0700
http://www.sierrabonitagrill.com/
Open 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Sunday; 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Monday; 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Tuesday – Saturday. Comfortable “Ranch house” ambiance. Menu is a blend of “Old West” and “New West” cuisine, with priced ranging from $14-$24. Reservations available.

*Slice of Sicily
3724 E. Indian School Road 602-667-3331
Open 10:30 a.m. – 9 p.m. Monday – Thursday; 10:30 a.m. – 8 p.m. Friday; 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. Saturday; closed Sundays. Homemade meatballs, linguini with clam sauce, eggplant parmigiana and, of course, Sicilian-style pizza, thick, bready and square-cut.

Smashburger
1949 E. Camelback Rd. 602-279-0757
http://smashburger.com/
Open 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. Smashburgers are a one-third or half-pound ball of beef smashed on a flat grill to sear. Served on a toasted artisan bun. Also Smashchicken sandwiches, Smashdogs, and Smashsalads, with sides like veggie frites and rosemary and garlic-seasoned Smashfries. Local beer, wine, Häagen-Dazs shakes, and root beer floats.

Snooze an AM Eatery
2045 E. Camelback Rd., #A17 480-725-8000
http://www.snoozeeatery.com/towncountryaz
Open daily from 6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., serving breakfast all day and brunch all the time, as well as offering a full coffee and cocktail bar. Snooze has built a diehard following thanks to its from-scratch, chef-crafted take on traditional breakfast and brunch favorites.

*Spinato’s
5509 N. 7th St. 602-277-0088
http://spinatospizza.com/
Open 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Monday – Thursday; 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Friday – Saturday; 12 p.m. – 8 p.m. Sunday. Italian family favorites, dough and sauces made fresh daily, pizzas, pastas, salads and more.

*Spoke & Wheel Tavern
8525 N. Central Ave. 602-870-8860
http://spokeandwheeltavern.com
Open 11 a.m. -10 p.m. Monday – Thursday; 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. Friday – Saturday; 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Sunday. New bicycle concept bar, this ‘San Francisco’ style fresh tavern has a southern twist and happy hour every day.

*St. Francis
111 E. Camelback Road 602-200-8111
http://www.stfrancisaz.com/
Open 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Monday – Thursday; 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. – 11 p.m. Saturday; 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. Sunday. Brunch served 9 .m. – 2:30 p.m. Saturday & Sunday. St. Francis is an urban gathering place set in the heart of Phoenix. A modern, family-owned establishment that aims to nourish the community with exceptional cuisine in an inspired setting at good value. Happy Hour offered all day long, free meals for kids and a seasonal menu that incorporates the freshest ingredients available.

Stingray Sushi
2502 E. Camelback Rd. 602-955-2008
http://stingraysushi.com/
Open 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. Sunday – Thursday; 11 a.m. – Midnight Friday – Saturday. This indoor/outdoor Mecca for sushi lovers features an extensive menu of innovative contemporary Japanese cuisine. The menu features a combination of timeless sushi dishes and more contemporary, whimsical creations. Stingray also offers an extensive menu of traditional Bento Boxes for lunch only.

*Stumpy’s Pizza
1331 E. Northern Ave. 602-997-2727
http://www.pizzabystumpys.com/
Open 10:30 a.m. – 9 p.m. Monday – Saturday; closed Sunday. Hand tossed pizzas, subs, wings, salads and appetizers. Call ahead for to-go orders.

Sub Factory
1747 E. Camelback Rd. 602-234-2165\
http://subfactory.com/
Open 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. daily. We make everything from the popular Italian sub like the 8″ Lil Abner and 17″ Super Combo to our delicious Pastrami, Roast Beef or Steak & Cheese subs. We’ve been serving oven toasted sandwiches since 1970 and use only the freshest ingredients.

*SunUp Brewing
322 E. Camelback Rd. 602-279-8909
http://sunupbrewing.com/
Open 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. Sunday – Thursday. Friday & Saturday 11 a.m. – Midnight. Sonoran ales on draught along with bottled beer and wine, appetizers, salads, soups and entrees. Fresh brewed bottled and keg beer and root beer to go.

*Sylvia’s La Canasta Mexican Food
5508 N. 7th Ave. 602-242-4252
http://www.sylviascanasta.com/
Open 7 a.m. – 9 p.m. Sunday – Thursday; 7 a.m. – 10 p.m. Friday-Saturday. Freshly prepared Mexican food, happy hour specials and mariachis on weekends.

Taco Guild
546 E. Osborn Rd. 602-264-4143
http://www.TacoGuild.com
Open seven days a week beginning at 11 a.m. Monday through Saturday and 10 a.m. on Sundays. The menu highlights tacos made with ingredients sourced from local farms. Each tortilla is handmade and grilled minutes before it is served. The bar features more than 150 different varieties of tequila as well as craft beers and draught wine.

*TEXAZ Grill
6003 N. 16th St. 602-248-7827
http://texazgrill.com/
Open 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Monday – Saturday; 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. Sunday. Chicken fried steak, burgers, salads, pork chops, prime rib and chili, along with nightly specials.

* The Grind
3961 E. Camelback Rd. 602-954-7463
http://www.thegrindaz.com/
Open 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. daily. Featuring the only coal-fired ovens of their kind in the United States. Tasty appetizers, salads, chicken, fish, steak, burgers and weekly blackboard specials. All dishes are cooked in cast iron and served on wood or pewter plates. Craft beers, classic cocktails, milkshakes and more. Visit www.thegrindaz.com.

*The Rokerij
6335 N. 16th St. 602-287-8900
http://www.burningembersphoenix.com/
Open 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. daily. Features an upscale American menu served in an atmosphere of European charm. Check out the unique cellar bar, open every day until 1 a.m.

*Ticoz Resto-Bar
5114 N. 7th St. 602-200-0160
http://www.ticozaz.com/Ticoz_Resto-Bar.html
Open 11 a.m.. – 12a.m. Monday – Thursday; 11 a.m. – Midnight Friday; 10 a.m. – Midnight Saturday; 10 a.m. – 11 p.m. Sunday. Here you will find the spirit of Central American, Mexico and the islands and interpretations of old classics like enchiladas, tacos, tamales, and burgers all made with a modern twist.

Timo Wood Oven Wine Bar
8801 N. Central Ave., #104 602-354-3846
http://www.timocentral.com/
Open 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Monday – Thursday; 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. Friday; 9:30 a.m. – 11 p.m. Saturday; and 9:30 a.m. – 9 p.m. Sunday. Enjoy wood-fired specialties like bruschetta, wings and potatoes, as well as tasty salads, small plates, and an amazing brunch menu with wood-fired eggs, crab cakes, flatbreads and more.

*Thirteennorth Grill
1301 E. Northern Ave. 602-795-1397
http://www.thirteenorthgrille.com/
Open 11 a.m. – 9 p.m., Sunday through Thursday; 11 a.m. – 10 p.m., Friday – Saturday. Executive chef Thomas Ryan’s lunch and dinner menu is firmly planted in American comfort food territory, and it’s affordable.

Tutti Santi Ristorante Italiano
7575 N. 16th St., #5 602-216-0336
http://tuttisantiristorante.com/
Open 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. Sunday – Thursday, 5-11 p.m. Friday – Saturday. Homemade Italian specialties and appetizers.

*Two Hippies Beach House
501 E. Camelback Rd. 602-277-0399
8945 N. 7th St. 602-944-0501
Open 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Monday – Saturday; closed Sundays. Our meats and vegetables are organic. The menu’s streamlined, but everything on it is cheap and filling, from fat fish tacos to overstuffed green chile beef burritos. On a balmy day, the cheerful patio is a great place to enjoy a casual bite.

*Two Hippies Pizzeria
5341 N. 7th Ave. 602-265-3604
http://www.twohippiespizzeria.com/index.html
Open 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Tuesday – Thursday; 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. Friday – Saturday; 12 p.m. – 8 p.m. Sunday. Serving fresh gourmet pizzas, huge and tasty wings, juicy double burgers and sub sandwiches. Using local produce, meats and dairy products to ensure the freshest and highest quality ingredients.

*Urban Tacos
6522 N. 16th St. 602-368-2708
http://www.urbantacos.net
Hours are 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Saturday. The eatery offers street tacos, and more complex gourmet tacos and burritos as well. Choose from the 10 handmade salsa selections, from light, crisp cucumber and herbaceous Chimichurri, to deeply rich smoked tomato and poblano. Urban Taco also features handcrafted 100-percent Agave Tequila cocktails, and margaritas prepared with house-made sweet and sour. The bar also carries a variety of craft beers and a list of wines available by the glass.

*Via DeLosantos
9120 N. Central Ave. 602-997-6239
http://www.viadelosantos.net
Open 11 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. daily. Authentic Mexican and Latin American cuisine that won’t damage your wallet; $3 house margaritas all day long. Complimentary chips and salsa.

*Windsor
5223 N. Central Ave. 602-279-1111
http://windsoraz.com/
Open 11 a.m. – 11p.m. Monday – Thursday; 11a.m. – 12a.m. Friday; 9 a.m. – 12 a.m. Saturday; 9 a.m. – 10 p.m. Sunday. Windsor is your North Central neighborhood bar and restaurant where everyone is welcome!

Z Pizza
53 W. Thomas Rd. 602-234-3289
http://stores.zpizza.com/phoenix-3/
Open 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. Sunday – Thursday, 10 a.m. – 11 p.m. Friday – Saturday. Pizzas made with 100 percent organic tomato sauce and wheat crust and fire baked on hot bricks. Also a selection of salads, sandwiches and pasta.

*Zipps Sport Grill
1515 E. Bethany Home Rd. 602-266-1600
http://www.zippssportsgrills.com/
Open 11 a.m. – 2 a.m. daily. Zipps Sports Grills are locally owned and operated and we thrive on neighborhood business. Each Zipps location offers you the same delicious homemade menu and large selection of your favorite libations served by our friendly staff. Catch your game on H.D. flat screen TV’s, play a game of pool or shuffleboard in your Neighborhood Sports Grill. Bring your friends or make new ones at any of our locations near you. When it comes to sports, food and drink, – Zipps is the Spot.

Z’Tejas
1525 E. Bethany Home Rd. 602-680-2806
http://ztejas.com/locations/#!/arizona/bethany-home/
This location has a private dining room that seats up to 50 people for special occasions. The food is fresh, flavorful and innovative, taking traditional ingredients, spices and cooking techniques from around the Southwest to create a taste without borders. Enjoy happy hour and reverse happy hour daily.

*Zookz Sandwiches
4750 N. Central Ave. 602-279-0906
http://www.zookzsandwiches.com/
Open 7 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Monday – Friday; 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Sunday; closed Saturday. “Sandwiches with an edge” Zookz are unique, high-quality fresh sandwich creations prepared with amazing efficiency in a specially designed and proprietary sandwich press. Crunchy and warm with endless filling possibilities.