North Central Phoenix Restaurants

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Acacia Cafe
3701 E. Indian School Rd. 602-956-0908
Open daily 7a.m. – 7p.m. 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
Open 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Friday- Saturday; and 11 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
Open for lunch 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. and dinner 4 – 9 p.m. Monday–Friday; Saturday from Noon-10 p.m.; Sunday 5-9 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 are the specialty. They have a wide variety of Sushi/Rolls to choose from. Nigiri (fish over rice), Sashimi (fish by itself), Tekka (Traditional Rolls), and Handrolls, as well as specialty rolls.

*Aunt Chilada’s
7330 N. Dreamy Draw Dr. 602-944-1286
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. Open 11am-midnight Monday-Friday; 10 a.m. – midnight Saturday and Sunday. Breakfast served beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. Gluten-free menu options available.

*Babbo Italian Eatery
6855 N. 16th St. 602-279-1500
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
Open 11 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. Monday–Thursday; 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Friday–Saturday; Noon-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
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
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.

Capriotti’s Sandwich Shops
6025 N. 16th St. 602-279-7827
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.

Chen Wok
6505 N. 7th St. 602-263-0072
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
Open 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Monday–Thursday; 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Friday; Noon – 10 p.m. Saturday; 4:30 – 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
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
Open 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. Monday–Thursday; 11 a.m. – 1a.m. Friday; 10 a.m. – 1a.m. on Saturday; and 10 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
Open 10 a.m. – 11 p.m. Sunday – Thursday; 10 a.m. – midnight 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.

*Darwin’s Waiting Room Bar & Grill
3623 E. Indian School Rd. 602-952-6744
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
Open 6 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday; 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. Friday-Saturday; Closed Sunday and Monday. 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.

Donovan’s Steak & Chop House
3101 E. Camelback Rd. 602-955-3666
Open dinner seating begins at 5 p.m.; martini hour 4–7 p.m.; 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. Monday-Saturday; Closed Sunday. 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
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
Closed Mondays. 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.”

*Federal Pizza
5210 N. Central Ave. 602-795-2520
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.

6314 N. 12th St. 602-274-9700
Open 11 a.m.–10 p.m. Monday–Friday; 4-10 p.m. Saturday; and 4-9 p.m. Sunday. Brunch served 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays. 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.

105 W. Portland St. 602-287-8700
Open 11 a.m.-Midnight 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.

Fired Pie
3110 N. Central Ave. 602-266-1490
Hours are 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Mon through Friday and 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Fired Pie is the original and first fast-casual pizza concept to open in Phoenix. The allows you to take on the role of chef by picking and choosing your own type of dough, sauce and topping. The pizzeria also offers build-your-own salads. If you want to leave the creativity to them, you can pick from one of their suggested items.

Flower Child
100 E. Camelback Rd. 480-212-0180
Open daily 11 a.m. – 8:30 p.m., breakfast served Saturday and Sunday from 9 – 11 a.m. Proteins are raised naturally, the produce is organic and sourced locally. Several gluten-free, vegan and vegetarian selections available. Enjoy salads, soups, rice bowls, wraps and a variety of mix-and-match sides.

*Fry Bread House
1003 E. Indian School Rd. 602-351-2345
Open 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Monday – Thursday; 10 a.m. – 9 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
Open for lunch 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. & dinner 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. Tuesday–Saturday; Closed everyday from 2 p.m.-3 p.m. 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
Open 11 a.m. – midnight Monday-Thursday; 11 a.m. – 2 a.m. Friday; 10 a.m. – 2 a.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. – midnight. 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
4031 E. Camelback Rd. 602-279-5080
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
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
Open 10:30 a.m. – 9 p.m. Monday through Friday (dinner starts at 4 p.m.), and 8 a.m. – 9 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. 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
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
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.

*George’s Kitchen
6102 N. 16th St., #1 602-441-3030
From the family that brought you the original Crazy Jim’s. Greek specialties include gyros and salads, along with 10-inch pizzas and appetizers like saganiaki (“flaming cheese”) and spinach phyllo dough triangles. Hours are 10:30 a.m. – 9 p.m. Monday- Saturday; 1 a.m. – 8 p.m. Sunday. Delivery available.

Gino’s East
3626 E. Indian School Rd. 602-441-0704
Open 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, and 11 a.m. – midnight Friday and Saturday. Chicago-based Gino’s features its deep-dish menu, thin crust pizza and a variety of fresh salads and sandwiches, along with a craft beer, premium cocktail and wine.

*Giuseppe’s Italian Kitchen
2824 E Indian School Rd. 602-381-1237
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.

1940 E. Camelback Rd. 602-265-2990
Open 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. for lunch and 5 p.m. – 10 p.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.

8519 N. 7th St. 602-674-8881
Open for lunch 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Monday-Friday; dinner 4 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Monday-Saturday; Closed 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
Open daily 10:30 a.m. – 10 p.m. 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
Open 11 a.m.–2 a.m. daily. Food is 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
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.

*Heard Museum Courtyard Café
2301 N. Central Ave. 602-252-8848
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.

*Helio Basin Brewing Co.
3935 E. Thomas Rd. 602-354-3525
Great beer brewed in-house (American Pale Ale, Blackberry Wheat, Robust Porter, Throwback Triple Double, Kohi Imperial Coffee Stout, etc.) along with a selection of desert-inspired food with ingredients like tepary beans, Inca corn, black radish, mesquite, chorizo, and chicharrones. Terrific happy hour and weekly specials, like Tortilla Tuesday with tacos and a pint of beer for $10.

*Hula’s Modern Tiki
4700 N. Central Ave. 602-265-TIKI (8454)
Open for 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Monday – Thursday; 11 a.m. – midnight Friday; 9:30 a.m. –midnight Saturday; 9:30 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.

*Imperial Market & Deli
737 E. Glendale Ave. 602-285-6999
Open 8:45 a.m. – 7 p.m. Sunday and Monday-Thursday; 8:45 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Friday; Closed Saturday. 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
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
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.

*L’Amore Ristorante
3159 E. Lincoln Dr. 602-381-3159
Open 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Monday – Thursday; 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Friday; 4 p.m. – 11 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.

*Lon’s at the Hermosa
5532 N. Palo Christi Rd. 602-955-7878
Open for breakfast 7a.m.–10 a.m. daily; lunch 11:30 p.m.–2 p.m. Monday–Friday; dinner 5:30–10 p.m. daily. Brunch 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Saturday & Sunday. American cuisine that captures the spirit, creativity and warmth that have evolved into today’s Hermosa Inn. 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.

Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria
100 E. Camelback Rd. 602-892-9998
Open 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, 11 a.m. – midnight Friday and Saturday. Considered the oldest family name in Chicago pizza, Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria is a legendary company with 45 Chicagoland locations. Carryout, delivery and catering services are available. Prepare to wait a half hour for your deep-dish pie to be cooked; while waiting, try one of the tasty salads including the signature Malnati Salad, or a hearty cup of minestrone soup.

*Luke’s Chicago Style Sandwiches
1602 E. Indian School Rd. 602-264-4022
Open 9:30 a.m.–8 p.m. Monday–Saturday; Closed Sunday. Serving homemade Italian Beef, Italian sausage and Italian meatball sandwiches served on French bread. We also serve hot dogs, hamburgers and sub sandwiches.

*Manhattan Pizzeria & Sub Shop
5224 N. 7th St. 602-248-8086
Open 10 a.m.–9 p.m. Sunday-Thursday; 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Friday; 1 hour after dark-midnight p.m. Saturday. New York-style pizzas, Manhattan’s famous subs, three types of wings, pasta dinners and more. Limited delivery area.

*Melrose Kitchen
4306 N. 7th Ave. 602-274-0079
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
Open 10 a.m.–10 p.m. daily. 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 9:30 a.m. – 8 p.m. Monday – Saturday; Closed Sunday. Featuring imported foods, fresh pastries and pita bread sandwiches. Catering services available.

*Miracle Mile Delicatessen
4433 N. 16th St. 602-776-0992
Open 10:30 a.m.–8 p.m. Monday–Friday; 7 a.m.–8 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Specialty deli sandwiches, potato pancakes, homemade soups, desserts and salads.

6845 N. 16th St. 602-263-5444
Open 11 a.m.–9 p.m. Monday–Thursday; 11 a.m.–10 p.m. Friday–Saturday; 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday. 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.

6102 N. 16th St. 602-279-5335
Open 9 a.m.–7 p.m. Tuesday–Saturday; closed Sunday; open half-day on 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.

1008 E. Camelback Rd. 602-241-0707
Open 11 a.m. – 10p.m. daily. Chicago-style pizza, wings, sandwiches and salads and the ultimate Pizza Cookie.

Otro Café
6035 N. 7th St. 602-266-0831
Open 8 a.m. – 9 p.m. Monday, 8 a.m. – 10 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 8 a.m. 10 p.m. Saturday, and 8 a.m. – 9 p.m. Sunday. Otro (translation: other) offers a great selection of food true to the restaurant’s namesake featuring traditional and new world cuisine prepared from fresh, local ingredients. Enjoy tortas, tacos and burritos, as well as paella, mole, a cheeseburger, and a variety of salads. Breakfast also served daily.

Papa Murphy’s
1625 E. Glendale Ave. 602-279-7272
Hours are 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Friday and 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on weekends. The country’s largest and fastest growing take ‘n’ bake pizza chain. Favorites like pepperoni, ham and pineapple, and the combo are available, as well as specialties like chicken garlic and gourmet vegetarian. Gluten-free crust available.

*The Parlor
1916 E. Camelback Rd. 602-248-2480
Open 11 a.m. every day; happy hour is 3-6 p.m. daily. Everything served here is handmade daily, including all of the breads, pastas, and pastries. The owners and chefs also cultivate their own gardens and are actively engaged in the process of growing and harvesting ingredients.

PHX Sports Grill
4531 N. 7th St. 602-368-5493
Featuring 18 television monitors, community tables, darts, foosball and an outdoor patio. Fans can enjoy all their favorite games including those on NFL Sunday Ticket, the Big Ten and Pac-12 networks. The menu features fresh ground beef burgers, free range chicken sandwiches, deli sandwiches, hot wings, appetizers, salads, wraps and pizza along with weekly specials. Bar offerings include domestic and craft brews and a full bar selection. Open from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. Monday through Friday and weekends from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

*Phoenix City Grille
5816 N. 16th St. 602-266-3001
Open daily 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. 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
Open 10:30 a.m.–9:30 p.m. Monday–Thursday; 10:30 a.m.–10:30 p.m. Friday–Saturday; 2:30 p.m.–9:30 p.m. Sunday. Choose from more that 36 toppings. Calzones, salads, pastas, sandwiches and wings. Free delivery with minimum $10 order.

*Postino Central
5144 N. Central Ave. 602-274-5144
Postino Arcadia
3939 E. Campbell Ave. 602-852-3939
Both locations open 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m. – midnight Friday, 9 a.m. – midnight Saturday, and 9 a.m. – 10 p.m. Sunday. Originating in Arizona, Postino is the Valley’s original neighborhood WineCafe. Set in comfortable, rustic and immaculately restored buildings, each Postino combines unique and approachable wines with simple, delicious and locally grown fare.

Rico’s American Grill
7677 N. 16th St. 602-997-2626
With and urban vegetable and herb garden, expansive outdoor seating and a menu that celebrates fresh, locally sourced regional cuisine, Rico’s American Grill offers a casual dining experience. Menu favorites include fresh chopped salads, decadent burgers, and grilled seafood. Open for breakfast (7-11 a.m.), lunch (11 a.m.-5 p.m.) and dinner (5-11 p.m.) daily.

*Rosie McCaffrey’s Irish Pub
906 E. Camelback Rd. 602-241-1916
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
Open 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 10 a.m. – 9 a.m. Friday; 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 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 PIzza & Wine
742 E. Glendale Ave. 602-516-2400
25 E. Camelback Road 602-845-7007
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 a selection of wines or beers with your meal.

9832 N. 7th St. 602-374-2294
2375 E. Camelback Rd. 602-875-6888
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
Open 9 a.m.–9 p.m. Sunday-Thursday; 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Friday; Closed Saturday. Kosher sandwiches, deli items and salads. BBQ ribs Wednesday and Thursday.

*Sierra Bonita Grill
6933 7th St. 602-264-0700
Open 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Sunday; 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Monday-Tuesday; 11 a.m. 10 p.m. Wednesday-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 Rd. 602-667-3331
Open 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday-Wednesday; 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; Closed Sunday. Homemade meatballs, linguini with clam sauce, eggplant parmigiana and, of course, Sicilian-style pizza, thick, bready and square-cut.

1949 E. Camelback Rd. 602-279-0757
3132 W. Peoria Ave. 602-888-0567
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
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.

*Solo Trattoria
2501 E. Camelback Road, #24 602-368-3680
Hours are 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday, and 5-10 p.m. Saturday. Closed Sundays. Offering seasonally inspired, Arizona-focused, Italian cooking. Customer favorites include the popular Salmon BLT for lunch and the Verdure for dinner. The local wines and beers are highlighted in red on the menu. Solo also offers a gluten-free menu. Dessert is made daily.

*Southern Rail
300 W. Camelback Road
Hours are: Lunch 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Monday-Friday; Dinner 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. Sunday-Monday and 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. Tuesday- Saturday; Brunch 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Southern-style selections include: house-smoked chicken and grilled Andouille sausage gumbo; cornbread salad with grilled cauliflower, marinated tomatoes, pickled beets and okra; house-smoked trout with sweet pea cake and spiced tomato jam; and fried green tomatoes with pimento cheese.

5509 N. 7th St. 602-277-0088
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
Open 11 a.m.–9 p.m. Monday–Thursday; 11 a.m.–10 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m.–9 p.m. Sunday. New bicycle concept bar, this ‘San Francisco’ style fresh tavern has a southern twist and happy hour every day. Burgers, salads, street tacos, steaks and more.

*St. Francis
111 E. Camelback Road 602-200-8111
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 a.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.

*Stumpy’s Pizza
1331 E. Northern Ave. 602-997-2727
Open 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Monday – Saturday; closed Sunday. Hand tossed pizzas, subs, wings, salads and appetizers. Call ahead for to-go orders.

*Sun Up Brewing
322 E. Camelback Rd. 602-279-8909
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.

Taco Guild
546 E. Osborn Rd. 602-264-4143
Open 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 11 a.m.-Midnight Friday-Saturday; and 11 a.m.-10 p.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.

2501 E. Camelback Rd., #40 602-374-2611
Hours are 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday; 2-10
p.m. Saturday; closed Sundays. Happy hours is 2-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Chef Jeff Hostenske, a former corporate chef at Z’Tejas Southwestern Grill, opened his own restaurant, Ten, in the old Fuego Del Mar space at Camelback Esplanade. His menu—soul food with style—includes griddled shrimp and grit cakes, hush puppies with bacon and blue cheese, fried green tomatoes, pot roast, and pan-roasted fresh fish. Also enjoy burgers, salads and desserts.

*TEXAZ Grill
6003 N. 16th St. 602-248-7827
Open daily 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Chicken fried steak, burgers, salads, pork chops, prime rib and chili, along with nightly specials.

*The Rokerij
6335 N. 16th St. 602-287-8900
Open 11 a.m.–Midnight 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.

*Timo Wood Oven Wine Bar
8801 N. Central Ave., #104 602-354-3846
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.

Tutti Santi Ristorante Italiano
7575 N. 16th St., #5 602-216-0336
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 10:30 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.

Veggie Village
1255 E. Northern Ave. 602-944-1088
Open 11 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Friday, Closed Saturday. Veggie Village’s objective is to provide an environment in which more people can understand about vegetarian food and discover that vegetarian food can be delicious and have a wide range of food choices.

The Vig Uptown
6015 N. 16th St. 602-633-1187
Open at 11 a.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. Brunched served on the weekends. Happy hour served 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. (drinks) and 3-6 p.m. for food. A fun, friendly, upscale neighborhood tavern that appeals to any and all, with unique but affordable menu items. Enjoy a mix of live music and DJ’s.

*Via DeLosantos
9120 N. Central Ave. 602-997-6239
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.

5223 N. Central Ave. 602-279-1111
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!

*Ziggy’s Il Posto
9832 N. 7th St. 602-870-4122
Open 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Friday-Sunday. 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.

Zipps Sport Grill
1515 E. Bethany Home Rd. 602-266-1600
Open 11 a.m. – 12:30 a.m. Sunday-Thursday; 11 a.m. – 2 a.m. Friday-Saturday. 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.

*Zookz Sandwiches
100 E. Camelback Rd. 602-279-0906
Open 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday – Friday; 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. “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.

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