Quality Inn Airport
1550 S. 52nd St.
Tempe, AZ 85281
Phone: (480) 967-3000
Fax: (480) 966-9568
Jet-lagged heads and weary bodies will find respite when they dine at Fire + Spice located in the Sheraton Phoenix Airport Hotel Tempe. From the Braised Pork Shank to the Grilled New York Strip and Chile Rellenos are some of the favorites on the menu. The restaurant covered in a saffron theme and complementing mahogany furnishing gives the place a sophisticated yet relaxing vibe. Fire + Spice also offers a creative list of wines.
Open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, this restaurant serves specialties such as sizzling steaks, creative chicken dishes, and fresh fish. They also feature a salad bar and outdoor dining.
Perched high atop the Tempe Buttes at, appropriately enough, the Buttes Resort, the magnificent vantage point is only topped by its glorious cuisine. The copper-clad exhibition kitchen is stunning and a towering stone fireplace anchors the opposite end of the room. Featured cuisines are Southwestern-accented classic American and Continental. Entrees are available here. Live music, entertaining with dancy 70s-style and current tunes, is performed on Friday and Saturday nights in the lounge.
The Entertainment Dining Guide has called this the Valley's "Best Kept Secret." Located at the Hilton Phoenix Airport, this restaurant serves contemporary Southwestern cuisine in a casual atmosphere. Territorial-style furnishings in subtle desert hues are comfortable and casual. The signature Prickly Pear Cactus Shrimp features succulent crustaceans lightly glazed with a special house prickly pear barbecue sauce. Other entrees include Roasted Chicken with Candied Garlic and Peppered Pork Tenderloin with Portabello Demiglace.
The Phoenix Airport Hilton's sports bar offers an all-day menu along with satellite sports television and a full bar. Subtle Southwestern decor probably goes unnoticed when rooting for your favorite team. Menu specialties include burgers, salads, sandwiches and appetizers. After your hunger is sated, check out the downtown happenings in Copper Square.
What is for dinner at this East Valley Ethiopian eatery? Actually, Wat could be for dinner! A variety of Wats, or Ethiopian-style stews are on the menu. Named Best Vegetarian Restaurant by Phoenix New Times and Best One-of-a-Kind Exotic Ethnic Restaurant by the Arizona Republic, this small, casual cafe serves both vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes in authentic Ethiopian style. Traditionally, food is scooped up and eaten in sponge-like bread. But, for the less adventurous, flatware is available.
Serving up excellent seafood, many brews on tap, and an occasional ghost story, this long-time Tempe establishment has entertained diners and drinkers for many years in an old house rumored to be haunted. Most come down for their awesome happy-hour, but others stay for the food. Here, you will not be disappointed with the Oysters Rockefeller, a terrific blend of spinach, bacon and a creamy cheese sauce which smothers a thick oyster. For dinner, the Orange Ginger Shrimp cannot be beat. You receive seven large shrimp, pasta, artichokes, spinach and apples, all finished with a ginger-citrus sauce. Casey Moore's Oyster House is a Bohemian place with a Irish pub ambiance that will just charm you.
The P.F. Chang's experience is a unique combination of Chinese cuisine, attentive service, wine, and tempting desserts all served in a stylish, high-energy bistro.
You'll enjoy fine, authentic Mexican cuisine at this popular restaurant that has been voted as having the best margarita in the Valley. Lunch and dinner are served daily.
Situated in the midst of clubs and eateries along Tempe's Mill Avenue, Zuma Grill is a great place for a meal or for a night out. Nighttime entertainment varies between karaoke, reggae, DJs with dance mixes and various live performers. The menu features a tasty mix of hamburgers, salads and sandwiches.
Enter the warm and aromatic environment of this family-owned and operated Italian restaurant. Serving Valley customers since 1947, you'll find a wonderful selection of items for lunch or dinner, as well as regular and non-alcoholic wines at Riazzi's Italian Garden full bar. Start out with Breaded Calamari or Fried Ravioli, then on to dinner with selections like Cavatelli, a potato-based homemade pasta served with your choice of sauces. Other entrees include Sauteed Shrimp Piccata, New York Steak, baby back ribs and lots of pastas and homemade sauces.
A neighborhood lounge that is a true Tempe original. Kick off your shoes, eat, drink, dance and enjoy. Dine on American favorites with strong Spanish and South American influences. They have 30-beers on tap, plus a specialty cocktail menu featuring fresh juices, house-made infusions and exotic tastes from around Central and South America, as well as the classics. They also feature quality wines from Spain and South America.