Food & Drink in Maricopa

Burgers and Barbecue to Dine-In or To-Go, or Beers and Wings for Four at Whiskey Rose (Up to 47% Off)

Whiskey Rose Chandler

Chandler

$20 $11

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Slow-smoked ribs, mac and cheese with pulled pork and green chiles, and Angus burgers served in a family-friendly saloon

Prime Meat or Grillmaster Steak Pack at Butcher Block Meats (Up to 40% Off)

Butcher Block Meats

Chandler

$50 $35

Classic butcher shop sells high-quality beef from The Greater Omaha Packing Company, plus preservative- and nitrate-free chicken and pork

$12 for $20 Worth of Breakfast at Chompie's Restaurant and Bakery – Chandler

Chompie's Restaurant and Bakery

Chandler

$20 $12

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The Chandler location, celebrating its fourth anniversary, serves an extensive breakfast menu of bagels, pancakes, benedicts, and omelets

$16 for Four Groupons, Each Good for One Combo Meal and Ice-Cream Cone at Wienerschnitzel ($31.52 Total Value)

Wienerschnitzel

Chandler

$7.88 $4

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Enjoy combo meals such as a chili dog and corn dog, polish sandwich, and chicken dippers along with a hand-dipped ice-cream cone

Steak-House Food and Drinks at DC Steak House (Up to 47% Off). Four Options Available.

DC Steak House

Downtown Chandler

$80 $45

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Dean Laplant and staff sizzle up filet mignon, walleye-pike dinner, and pork-chop sandwiches beneath nostalgic murals in a historic building

Asian Food and Drinks for Dinner for Two or Four at Chao Urban Asian Eatery (Up to 50% Off)

Chao Urban Asian Eatery

Chandler

$20 $11

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Constantly changing menu features a mix of Thai, Japanese, and Chinese dishes, including pad thai and curry-braised short ribs

$16.50 for $30 Worth of Sushi and Japanese Cuisine at Hon Machi Sushi & Teppanyaki

Hon Machi Sushi & Teppanyaki

Chandler

$30 $16.50

Chefs sizzle teppanyaki entrees between theatrical tricks at flat-top grill stations; rolls include barbecue salmon and spicy tuna

$16.50 for $30 Worth of Sushi and Teppanyaki at I Sushi & Teppan

I Sushi & Teppan

Chandler

$30 $16.50

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Delicious menu of fresh sushi and specialty rolls plus hot teppanyaki entrees, such as filet mignon and calamari

$30 for $50 Worth of Upscale Steak-House Cuisine at Chop Chandler

Chop Chandler

Chandler

$50 $30

Handsome steak house serves mesquite grilled rib eyes, filets, pork chops, and all-natural Angus beef

$18 for $30 Worth of Sushi and Drinks at The Sushi Room

The Sushi Room

Downtown Ocotillo

$30 $18

Sushi spot features 27 types of traditional sushi and sashimi, entrees, vegetarian options, hot or cold sake, and 29 wines

Slow-Cooked Barbecue at Can't Stop Smokin' BBQ (Up to 40% Off)

Can't Stop Smokin' BBQ

Chandler

$20 $12

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Low-and-slow smoked turkey, pulled pork, ribs, and brisket with sides of coleslaw, cobbler, and potato salad

Japanese Cuisine and Teppanyaki at Ninja Japanese Restaurant (Up to 47% Off). Three Options Available.

Ninja Japanese Restaurant

Chandler

$30 $16

Eel, orange clam, and spicy salmon sushi rolls; hibachi-grill artists prepare meals and create culinary spectacles at tableside grills

Burger-Joint Fare and Drinks for Two or Four at Late Night Johnny's Grill (Up to 50% Off)

Late Night Johnny's Grill

Chandler

$16 $9

Cooks sizzle up everything from classic American burgers and dogs to carne asada tacos, pairing them with the likes of cheesesteak fries

$10 for $20 Worth of Home-Style Cooking and Pie at Pecan Grove Restaurant & Pie Company

Pecan Grove Restaurant & Pie Company

Chandler

$20 $10

Dig into home-style favorites such as chicken-pot pie, barbecue pork sandwiches, chicken-fried steak, and numerous types of pie

$11 for Organic FarmBox Pickup from Sunizona Family Farms –Online Redemption Required ($22 Value)

Sunizona Family Farms

Multiple Locations

$22 $11

Boxes consit of your choice of organic offerings such as organic tomatoes, cucumbers, lettuce, herbs, and seasonal veggies

1 or 2 Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Treats at Dairy Queen Orange Julius (50% Off). 9 Locations Available

Dairy Queen Orange Julius

Multiple Locations

$10 $5

Get your fill of candy- and cookie-studded blizzards, twist cones, smoothies, julius, and other treats at a choice of nine locations

$8 for $15 Worth of Subs and Drinks at Cousins Subs

Cousins Subs

Chandler

$15 $8

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Italian subs and hot philly cheesesteaks built on house-baked bread served alongside assorted cookies and chips

Sub Sandwiches and Beer for Two or Four at Sidewinder Subs (30% Off)

Sidewinder Subs

Gilbert

$20 $14

Fixings such as imported ham, mesquite barbecue sauce, and grilled green peppers flavor 25 hot and cold subs made with bread baked daily

Wine Flight and Bruschetta Board for Two or Four at MWC Bistro (50% Off). Four Options Available.

MWC Bistro

Gilbert

$44 $22

Customers enjoy a flight of three wines from across America or as far away as Chile while sharing bites of bruschetta

$12 for $20 Worth of Self-Serve Frozen Yogurt at Yogurtopia

Yogurtopia

Yogurtopia

$20 $12

More than 90 flavors such as sea-salt caramel, mango sorbet, and pomegranate-raspberry topped with fruit, nuts, and candy

Mediterranean and Afghan Food at Rania's Kabob Grill (50% Off).

Rania's Kabob Grill

Higley Marketplace

$10 $5

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Mediterranean flavors with Afghan touches makes Rania's food unique, with flame-grilled kabobs, stuffed naan, and flavorful vegetable dishes

Sushi and Specialty Rolls at Sushi Avenue (Up to 40% Off)

Sushi Avenue

Multiple Locations

$30 $18

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Fresh sushi and specialty maki including baked and deep-fried rolls

$12 for Four Groupons, Each good for $6 Worth of Frozen Yogurt at Orange Leaf Yogurt ($24 Total Value)

Orange Leaf Yogurt

Gilbert

$6 $3

Nearly 70 rotating flavors of frozen yogurt, ready to be sprinkled with any combination of dozens of toppings

$12.99 for Three Groupons, Each Good for $8 Worth of Ice Cream at Sub Zero Ice Cream & Yogurt ($24 Total Value)

Sub Zero Ice Cream & Yogurt

Multiple Locations

$8 $4.33

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Flash-freeze process yields more than 30 flavors of smooth, tasty ice cream at the customer's desired consistency

$6 for $10 Worth of Shave Ice and Treats at Kea Lani Shave Ice

Kea Lani Shave Ice

Gilbert

$10 $6

Fluffy ice mixes with fruit flavors and creative toppings, along with servings of ice cream, hot chocolate, and Kona coffee

$20 for $40 Worth of Food at Francisco's Brick Pizza & Pita's

Francisco's Brick Pizza & Pita's

Chandler

$20 $10

Chefs fire 18 kinds of pizza in a brick oven, including italian-sausage and bacon-cheeseburger varieties

$12 for $20 Worth of Frozen Yogurt from Swirl It Self Serve Froyo

Swirl It Self Serve Froyo

Shoppes At Val Vista

$20 $12

Fill your cup with all the frozen yogurt flavors and toppings you'd like, making combos like strawberry with Cap'n Crunch on top

Tequila Tasting for Two or Four on March 1, June 7, or Sept. 6 at La Ristra New Mexican Kitchen(Up to 59% Off)

La Ristra New Mexican Kitchen

Gilbert

$60 $25

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Sample estate-grown brands of Mexico's traditional liquor, and learn historical facts about the distilleries and different types of tequila

$10 for $20 Worth of Casual American Food and Drinks at Mellow Mushroom

Mellow Mushroom

Multiple Locations

$20 $10

Made from dough with natural spring water, pizzas and calzones emerge from stone hearths while patrons choose from more than 100 brews.

Organic Food for Dine-In, Take-Out, or Catering at Herb 'n Flavors (Up to 41% Off)

Herb 'n Flavors

Tempe

$16 $9.50

Gluten-free pizzas, fresh pita wraps, shrimp kabobs, and pastas coated in jalapeño pesto

$11 for $20 Worth of Sweets at The Sweet Shoppe & Nut House

The Sweet Shoppe & Nut House

Tempe

$20 $11

Confectioners cover pretzels in chocolate, dunk apples in taffy and coat them with candy, and create fudge in flavors like maple pecan

Gastro-Pub Dinner with Drinks for Two or Four at Salut Kitchen Bar (Up to 49% Off)

Salut Kitchen Bar

Tempe

$59 $32

Drinks such as a cucumber mule or lavender lemon fizz complement items such as gourmet burgers; not valid on entrees

Pizza and Southwest-Inspired Pub Food at Boulders on Broadway (Up to 46% Off). Two Options Available.

Boulders on Broadway

Tempe

$24 $13

This bar has a dedicated three-figure beer list that offers something for every taste and to go with spicy burgers as well as brunch dishes

$13 for $25 Worth of Italian Food for Two at Marcello’s Pasta Grill

Marcello's Pasta Grill

Tempe

$25 $13

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Authentic cuisine made from generations-old recipes—such as brick-oven pizza and seafood-stuffed ravioli—fills plates at family-owned eatery

Indian Cuisine for Dine-In or Carry-Out at Nandini Indian Restaurant (Up to 47% Off). Three Options Available.

Nandini Indian Restuarant

Tempe

$30 $16

Veggie samosas, chicken curry made with fresh herbs from house recipe, halal tandoori chicken, and lamb rogan josh

$10 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Fro-Yo at Kicks Frozen Yogurt ($20 Total Value)

Kicks Frozen Yogurt

McClintock

$10 $5

Unique flavors, such as chocolate caramel turtle, as well as a selection of fruity sorbets, await inside self-serve frozen-yogurt shop

Karaoke and Snacks Sunday–Thursday or Friday and Saturday at August Karaoke Box (Up to 67% Off)

August Karaoke Box

Tempe

$15 $5

In private rooms or a public hall, groups sing along to more than 130,000 songs, nibble snacks, and sip drinks

Indian Cuisine on Sunday–Thursday or Any Time at The Dhaba (Up to 47% Off)

The Dhaba

Tempe

$30 $16

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Dishes feature flavors from across India, including punjabi veggie platters, tandoor-baked meats, and handmade naan

$14 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $12 Worth of Mexican Food at Costa Vida ($24 Value)

Costa Vida

Tempe

$12 $7

Mexican dishes include raspberry-chipotle chicken burritos wrapped in handcrafted tortillas in nutritionally minded restaurant

$13 for $24 Worth of Thai Food and Drinks at PaPaYa Thai Restaurant

PaPaYa Thai Restaurant

Multiple Locations

$24 $13

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Award-winning chicken mango curry and fresh noodle, barbecue, and vegetarian dishes served by attentive staff

International Street Food for Two or Four at Gringo Star Street Bar (Half Off)

Gringo Star Street Bar

Downtown Tempe

$30 $15

Street fare from around the world, such as grilled corn drizzled in lime and cotija cheese or Korean short ribs served on fry bread

Beer Tasting for Two or Four with Glasses & Flights of Four-Ounce Samples from Sleepy Dog Brewery (Up to 50% Off)

Sleepy Dog Brewery

Tempe

$26 $16

Great Arizona Beer Festival's People's Choice Award-winners pour samples of their craft beer in take-home pint glasses

Two or Four Pounds of Salt Water Taffy at Candy Addict (Half Off)

Candy Addict

Downtown Tempe

$20 $10

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Classic saltwater taffy from a candy store replete with more than 1,500 kinds of nostalgic sweets

Deli Food at Gandolfo’s New York Deli (Up to 53% Off). Two Options Available.

Gandolfo's New York Deli

Tempe

$15 $7

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Inspired by New York City in both name and style, more than 70 sandwiches crafted from fresh bread are stacked with meat and cheese

Lebanese Cuisine for Lunch or Dinner at Mijana (Up to 51% Off). Two Options Available.

Mijana

Tempe

$35 $17

Fresh-baked pita bread and Middle Eastern cuisine such as chicken kebabs, kefta, and kibbeh

Distillery Tour and Tasting for 2, 4, 6, or 10 at Arizona Distilling Co (Up to 52% Off)

Arizona Distilling Co

Tempe

$20 $13

During a one-hour tour of Phoenix's first whiskey distillery since prohibition, guests learn about the process and taste multiple samples

Indian Buffet for 2, 4, or 6 or $20 Worth of Take-out Indian Food from Kohinoor Cuisine of India (Up to 40% Off)

Kohinoor Cuisine of India

Tempe

$20 $12

Lunch or dinner buffets showcase an array of Indian dishes, including a robust selection of vegetarian and vegan choices

New American Ale House Food at Spokes on Southern (Up to 46% Off). Two Options Available.

Spokes On Southern

Tempe

$24 $13

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Peddle up to a bike-friendly restaurant where chefs serve ale house food with a Southwestern twist and 24 local and popular draft beers.

Grillmaster Steak Package or $35 for $50 Worth of Prime Beef at Hobe Meats

Hobe Meats

Camelback East

$50 $35

Butchers carve all-natural prime-grade petite sirloin steaks, along with pork chops, filet mignon, bratwurst, and chicken breasts

$11 for Four Groupons, Each Good for $5 Worth of Coffee at WhereUBean Coffee ($20 Value)

WhereUBean Coffee

Ahwatukee Foothills

$5 $2.75

Intelligentsia direct-trade coffee drinks, organic Kilogram Tea, and Ghirardelli hot chocolate pair with scones, cookies, and muffins

$12 for $20 Worth of Premium Balsamic Vinegar and Olive Oil at Urban Olive Oils & Balsamics

Urban Olive Oils & Balsamics

Downtown Phoenix

$20 $12

Premium, imported olive oils and balsamic vinegars are infused with flavors like avocado chipotle, blueberry balsamic, and bacon olive oil

$12 for $24 Worth of Burgers, Sandwiches, and Pasta at Steve's Greenhouse Grill

Steve's Greenhouse Grill

Downtown Phoenix

$24 $12

Burgers topped with a choice of poblano, green, or jalapeno chiles highlight a menu of grilled sandwiches and steaks

Three-Course Dinner and Murder-Mystery Show for Two or Four at Mystery Mansion Dinner Theater (Up to 41% Off)

Mystery Mansion Dinner Theater

Phoenix

$84 $52

Comedy, cabaret, and live dinner theater in haunted Transylvanian mansion or Hollywood Golden Age set; three-course dinner accompanies show

Upscale American Food and Drinks at Blue Martini (50% Off). Two Options Available.

Blue Martini

High Street

$40 $20

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40 specialty martinis, including an espresso version with Irish cream, pair well with shared appetizers or signature entrees

Two Chef Gelato Wars Scoops or One Chef Large Gelato Wars Party Pack (Up to 50% Off)

The Gelato Spot

Multiple Locations

$10 $6

Specialty chef's flavors of gelato flavors churned fresh each day; Chefs flavor packs feature 2.5 pounds of gelato in three flavors

Sushi and Mexican-Fusion Cuisine at Senor Sushi (Up to 40% Off). Two Options Available.

Senor Sushi

Maryvale

$30 $18

Mexican specialty rolls with ingredients such as shrimp, beef, and jalapeños complement traditional maki rolls

$22 for $44 Worth of Pizzas, Tapas, and Drinks at Centurion

Centurion

Downtown Phoenix

$44 $22

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Appetizers such as baked brie with raspberry jam or stuffed mushrooms wrapped in proscuitto along with pours of craft beer or wine

$20 for $40 Worth of Italian Cuisine at Va Bene

Va Bene

Ahwatukee Foothills

$40 $20

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Restaurant serves classic Italian dishes such as homemade gnocchi and veal piccata, accompanied by one of more than 90 wines

Healthy Indian Meal for One, Two, or Three at Bombay Spice (Up to 45% Off)

Bombay Spice

Phoenix

$12.15 $8

Healthy versions of Indian dishes with native rice, classic sauces, ample vegetables, and chicken or tofu

Pizza and Italian Cuisine at Crust Restaurants (Up to 40% Off)

Crust Restaurants

Multiple Locations

$20 $12

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Italian restaurant serving homemade rusticas, pastas, and New York style-pizzas made from fresh ingredients

$20 for $40 Worth of Italian Cuisine at Trattoria Arrivederci Ahwatukee

Trattoria Arrivederci Ahwatukee

Ahwatukee Foothills

$40 $20

Menu of Italian classics includes calamari sautéed in wine and clam broth and homemade ravioli filled with chicken and portobello mushrooms

$22 for $40 Worth of Italian Cuisine at Nick's Italian Restaurant

Nick's Italian Restaurant

Multiple Locations

$40 $22

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New York–style pizzas baked in stone ovens, homemade pasta entrees, seafood dishes, and gluten-free items served in family-friendly setting

$13 for $26 Worth of Small Plates and Drinks at twenty6 lounge

twenty6 lounge

Desert Ridge

$26 $13

Small plates such as cured meats plate with ham, coppa, borsellino salami, mole salami, chipotle bacon jam plus beer, wine, and cocktails

$12 for $22 Worth of Pub Food and Drinks at Break Room Bar and Grill

Break Room Bar and Grill

Phoenix

$22 $12

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Amid pool tables and seven flat-screen TVs, diners feast on handmade burgers, saucy wings, chili cheese dogs, and other pub classics

$11 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Food at Louisiana Fried Chicken (Up to $20 Value)

Louisiana Fried Chicken

Phoenix

$10 $5.50

Crispy Cajun chicken, dirty rice, and red velvet cake are just some of the beloved Louisiana-plucked treats on this menu

Four-Course Sushi Dinner for Two or Four or More at Sakura Sushi and Steakhouse (44% Off)

Sakura Sushi and Steakhouse

Scottsdale 101

$39 $22

Sushi masters handcraft 25 specialty rolls, paired with bowls of salty edamame, crispy salads, and miso soup

Comedy Show for Two, Four, or Eight at Chaos Comedy Improv at the Dearing Acting Studio (Up to 59% Off)

Chaos Comedy Improv

Dearing Acting Studio

$24 $15

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Family-friendly comedy troupe showcases improvisational talent in weekly, unscripted shows

Italian Dinner or Take-Out at Anzio's Italian Restaurant (Up to 43% Off). Three Options Available.

Anzio's Italian Restaurant

North Mountain

$30 $17

Anzio's Italian Restaurant serves classic dishes including chicken parmigiana, shrimp linguine, and gourmet pizzas.

One Combo with Meat, Sides, and Buns, or Two Groupons, Each Good for $20 Worth of Barbecue at HEK Yeah BBQ

HEK Yeah BBQ

Phoenix

$20 $11

Barbecue joint uses ingredients from local vendors to make food like shredded beef brisket, St. Louis–style ribs, and cheesy bacon fries

6 or 12 Hot Dogs with 1 or 2lbs of Fries or $12 for $20 Worth of American Food at Coney Island Grill

Coney Island Grill

Downtown Phoenix

$20 $12

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Hungry groups can gobble up hot dogs, burgers, pitas, and salads at grill open since 1939

$18 for Three Groupons, Each Good for $12 Worth of Dinner and Dessert at MacAlpine's Soda Fountain ($36 Total Value).

MacAlpine's Soda Fountain

Phoenix

$12 $6

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Resturant established in 1929 exudes nostalgic charm as staff dispense delicious dinners and desserts

Mediterranean Cuisine for Dine-In, Takeout, or Catering at Greka Pita (Up to 40% Off)

Greka Pita

Camelback East

$20 $12

Mediterranean classics, from savory gyros to crunchy falafel, fill pitas and platters on the menu at this traditional Greek eatery

$11 for $20 Worth of Pizza and Sandwiches at Florencia Pizza Bistro

Florencia Pizza Bistro

Ahwatukee

$20 $11

Tomato sauce, pesto, and olive oil ready thin-crust pizzas to carry classic and specialty toppings, such as artichoke hearts and chorizo

$14 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $12 Worth of Sandwiches at Joe's Philly Steak & More ($24 Value)

Joe's Philly Steak & More

Phoenix

$12 $7

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Grilled philly cheesesteaks made with top sirloin, baked potatoes loaded with bacon and cheese, and fresh salads

Wine and Small Plate Cuisine, or Five-Course Wine Dinner for Two at Tertio Wine Bar (Up to 41% Off)

Tertio Wine Bar

Encanto

$20 $12

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Seasonal small plates that can be paired with a robust selection of fine wines, cocktails, and craft beers

$18 for Appetizers, Sake Bomb, and a Special Maki Roll for Two at Ginban Sushi ($31 Value)

Ginban Sushi

Ahwatukee Foothills

$31 $18

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Begin sushi dinners with hot miso soups or crisp salads before splitting a chef's specialty maki roll, an order of edamame, and a sake bomb

$14 for $24 Worth of Tapas, Coffee, and Specialty Drinks at Urban Beans

Urban Beans

Camelback East

$12 $7

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This warm cafe invites diners to perch at tables while sipping coffee and working or meeting with friends over drinks and dessert

Three-Course Seasonal Italian Meal for Two or Four at Solo Trattoria (51% Off)

Solo Trattoria

Esplanade

$76 $37

Fresh, seasonal menu using local, Arizona ingredients puts handmade pastas, thin-crust pizzas, and Niman Ranch steaks under the spotlight

Two Groupons, Each Good for $14 Worth of Healthy Vegan Food or Breakfast at Aside of Heart (50% Off)

Aside of Heart

Downtown Phoenix

$14 $7

Healthy, worldy cuisine ranges from fresh baked scones to full breakfast plates.

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Servers and patrons alike crunch across scattered peanut shells on the way to their tables at Teakwoods, a boisterous neighborhood watering hole crowned Best Sports Bar in 2009 by Phoenix New Times. A team of chefs cooks up classic American eats, including half-pound burgers, meaty sandwiches, and their award-winning wings, which can heat up gastro-chambers and cargo-pants pockets with flavors such as medium, hot, and honey-barbecue hot. As bartenders pour draft beers and concoct tasty libations, guests can catch their favorite sporting events on one of many high-definition TVs that broadcast events from the MLB, NFL, and UFC. When guests can't make it to the restaurant, Teakwoods' chefs cater fare to events, gatherings, and parties.

21141 N John Wayne Pkwy
Maricopa,
AZ
US

Though Terry "Joe" Black spent more than two decades in the restaurant and food industries, for many years the notion of opening his own pizzeria remained a wistful one. Smitten with the restaurant business during his college years, he spent the first 15 years of his career working for national chains, then another 10 in food distribution. It wasn?t until Black met and befriended Nick Heddings, owner of Arizona Pizza Company in Tucson, that the gears were set in motion to allow Black to make the leap to ownership, spurred in part by Heddings's support and pizza recipe. Black and his wife, Mary, kept the concept simple: a limited menu centered around tasty, New York?style pizza. They resolved to be fanatical about their customers? experience and to create a welcoming, neighborhood feel. To further that goal, Black and his family remain active with local schools and organizations to this day.

Their focus on quality and friendliness has paid off. Of Jimmy & Joe?s signature "Serious Slice," blogger Michele Laudig said?as part of the Phoenix New Times? 100 Favorite Dishes series in 2010?"It's super thin and crisp on the bottom, with puffy, chewy edges." Each gigantic slice is cut from the 24-inch Big Jimmy, arrives on its own metal pan, and, like a celebrity?s engagement ring, is bigger than the average person's head. As testament to its food?s deliciousness, the restaurant has won multiple awards, including the Reader Pick for Best Pizzeria in the East Valley Tribune's 2011 Best of East Valley.

3950 W Ray Rd
Chandler,
AZ
US

As the restaurant's website explains, Otaku means “obsessed, hardcore fan” in Japanese, which serves as an appropriate echo to the chefs' enthusiasm. Maki rolls in aesthetically pleasing arrangements have a starring role on the menu, employing sweet asian pear and mango to enhance savory slices of raw fish, sautéed scallops, and mushrooms. While sipping from 1 of 13 sakes, diners can also savor hot platters—such as curry chicken or crispy walnut prawns—or enjoy an omakase meal, where the chef presents five courses of off-the-menu rolls and dishes.

The culinary masters at Otaku also aim to “remove the veil of mystery” from sushi dining and preparation through their Otaku Academy. During the learning experiences, patrons of any knowledge level have the opportunity to sit down with a chef as he slices rolls and serves them with ample education.

Sweeping structural curves dressed in warm colors lead patrons through Otaku's dining room, characterized by its sushi bar and multiple counters for parties to dine upon. In a lower section of the dining room, a tree rises from the center of a circular stone counter with chairs, proving that trees thrive when fed salmon.

2430 S Gilbert Rd
Chandler,
AZ
US

With more than 700 locations, Jamba Juice proves to the masses that nutrition can be speedy and delicious. Since the beginning, the company's product philosophy has revolved around choosing whole fruits and other natural ingredients over artificial flavorings, sweeteners, and preservatives. The menu is completely free of high-fructose corn syrup and trans fats, and it offers additional accommodations for vegan and gluten-free diets.

Blended drinks dominate the menu, with options including fruit refreshers?made with naturally hydrating, electrolytic coconut water?and pre-boosted smoothies that can fill nutritional gaps with infusions of protein, immunity boosters, or antioxidants that neutralize accidentally swallowed pool water. The drink list also includes organic house-blend coffee and Talbot Teas, including Paris Breakfast and SOHO Earl.

For those with heartier appetites, steel-cut oats steep in soymilk before being enhanced with toppings such as apples, cinnamon, and brown-sugar crumble. The lunch hour presents protein-packed mini wraps, toasted bistro sandwiches and California Flatbreads that pack only about 320?420 calories each.

2095 N Alma School Rd
Chandler,
AZ
US

Using more than 30 spices, the chefs at Ocean Blue Caribbean Restaurant and Bar add super-potent complexity to jerk shrimp, a jerk turkey burger, and jerk chicken. Along with those dry-rubbed and wet-marinated meats, the culinary team crafts Caribbean classics such as ackee and saltfish, sweet potato pie, and Jamaican patties with fillings such as beef, fish, and veggies. “Loosen your belt for large portions and ready your taste buds for well-seasoned staples like brown stewed chicken, curry goat, and jerk chicken,” advises Phoenix Magazine, which has also praised the “excellent coconut curry shrimp” and the “light, pop-in-your-mouth cornmeal fritters,” known as “festivals” for their frequent use as parade confetti.

During daily meals and weekday all-you-can-eat-buffets, the aroma of sizzling meats and spices fill a cozy dining room where the green and yellow of Jamaica's flag brighten the walls. A thatched-roof, tiki-hut-style bar in the room's center help wash down feasts with wine, draft and bottled beers, and fresh-squeezed juices of tropical produce rarely seen stateside, such as soursop and irish moss.

6140 W Chandler Blvd
Chandler,
AZ
US

Several times a week, local bands showcase their soaring melodies and heavy riffs at Tonic Tavern & Kitchen. Adorning the tavern's exposed brick interior, the collection of framed electric guitars and autographs reminds patrons of the now-famous bands who once rocked the bar.

A passion for music and its history isn't just apparent on Tonic's walls—it's all over the tavern's rock-themed menu. Here, grilled cheeses on parmesan-crusted challah bread are named after the famous CGBG rock club, while a pound-plus of wings is called a drum set in honor of the chicken that was the original drummer of the Beatles. The theme continues with a selection of handcrafted pizzas such as the Fleetwood Mac, a medley of ribeye steak, thousand island dressing, and dill pickles.

Besides the guitar wall-of-fame, feasts at Tonic unfold among pool tables and flat-screen TVs tuned to the latest sports. A secluded outdoor patio features misters and fans yo keep guests cool in the summer, while heaters thaw visitors during the winter. Along with concerts, Tonic hosts events ranging from team trivia nights to live comedy.

3400 W Chandler Blvd, Ste 5
Chandler,
AZ
US