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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Baseball Stadium
“Catch a baseball game or take a tour of Chase Field. Lots of great places to eat at or near the stadium. ”
  • 110 locals recommend
Basketball Stadium
“Catch a Sun’s game, concert or comedy show. Great restaurant and bar options across the street from venue”
  • 95 locals recommend
Science Museum
“The Arizona Science Center is a science museum located in Heritage and Science Park in the heart of downtown Phoenix. Home to over 350 permanent hands-on exhibits, the Center provides 400,000 annual visitors with interactive experiences.”
  • 77 locals recommend
Rock Club
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“This is a local music venue with food. They have a great weekend brunch, too. I highly recommend getting in early on Sunday evenings for trivia. Check the website for music schedule. There are often very low cost or free shows going on. ”
  • 89 locals recommend
Music Venue
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“You will find the entrance through and alley and take stairs to the basement. This may not be for everyone, but it is a cool bar that serves drinks inspired by local politicians and live music most nights. This is not really a place for children, but they are admitted with a parent. ”
  • 81 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Wonderful outdoor dining area provides a relaxing and unique dining experience. My favorite place in Phoenix for Italian food.”
  • 81 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“The original restaurant was featured on Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives. The downtown location is fun, but fortunately you can step through the gate in the parking lot and experience the same food without getting in your car”
  • 57 locals recommend
Convention Center
“Many of my guests are here on conferences held at the Convention Center. They are looking for a less expensive, more authentic experience nearby away from the noisy downtown scene. It's a 10 minute drive or 15 minute bike ride. ”
  • 49 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Phoenix Public Market is right on the light rail and is a great place for lunch. They have really delicious food. ”
  • 64 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“so much to do, arts, culture, comedy, bowling, restaurants, live music, shopping”
  • 55 locals recommend
Arcade
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“Cobra Arcade is an awesome place to get a drink, his hop and Latin environment and tons of old school arcade games. ”
  • 43 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Housed inside the former Arizona Prohibition Headquarters at the historic Luhrs Building in downtown Phoenix, Bitter & Twisted is both a stylish eatery and hip drinking space, with innovative bar bites and a world-class, award-winning and globally recognized cocktail program.”
  • 55 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“nationally famous pizza. 4.8 miles away at 623 E Adams to the original place Expect wait to be seated”
  • 60 locals recommend
Lounge
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“LATE NIGHT GOOD EATS!!Beet salad Rocks! Pork chop is a favorite, in house Prosciutto is awesome on their flat bread especially with green apple and fontina....and martinis!! Wonderful energy.. originally Hanny’s was a men’s clothing store.. cool space.. great staff!! ”
  • 52 locals recommend
Indie Movie Theater
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“Film bar is a unique place to take in a cult film and have some cocktails. Super fun with un people. ”
  • 44 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Right next door to Cibo, this place has American fare and the best signature Manhattan cocktail ever. It's not cheap, but one is plenty, take it from me! The outdoor patio is perfect, we go there for happy hour with reduced drinks and food. ”
  • 39 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Rock Club
“This is a local music venue with food. They have a great weekend brunch, too. I highly recommend getting in early on Sunday evenings for trivia. Check the website for music schedule. There are often very low cost or free shows going on. ”
  • 89 locals recommend
Music Venue
“You will find the entrance through and alley and take stairs to the basement. This may not be for everyone, but it is a cool bar that serves drinks inspired by local politicians and live music most nights. This is not really a place for children, but they are admitted with a parent. ”
  • 81 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“Wonderful outdoor dining area provides a relaxing and unique dining experience. My favorite place in Phoenix for Italian food.”
  • 81 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“The original restaurant was featured on Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives. The downtown location is fun, but fortunately you can step through the gate in the parking lot and experience the same food without getting in your car”
  • 57 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“Phoenix Public Market is right on the light rail and is a great place for lunch. They have really delicious food. ”
  • 64 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
“Housed inside the former Arizona Prohibition Headquarters at the historic Luhrs Building in downtown Phoenix, Bitter & Twisted is both a stylish eatery and hip drinking space, with innovative bar bites and a world-class, award-winning and globally recognized cocktail program.”
  • 55 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“nationally famous pizza. 4.8 miles away at 623 E Adams to the original place Expect wait to be seated”
  • 60 locals recommend
Lounge
“LATE NIGHT GOOD EATS!!Beet salad Rocks! Pork chop is a favorite, in house Prosciutto is awesome on their flat bread especially with green apple and fontina....and martinis!! Wonderful energy.. originally Hanny’s was a men’s clothing store.. cool space.. great staff!! ”
  • 52 locals recommend

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