Restaurants in Maricopa

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

Chompie's Restaurant and Bakery

Chandler

$20 $12

(184)

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

(8)

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

(120)

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

(39)

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

(7)

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

(31)

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

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

Modern Indian Dinner for Two or Four at Nasha Lounge and Bar (50% Off)

Nasha Lounge and Bar

Chandler

$24 $12

(6)

Modern Indian dishes such as Kerala–style fish curry, Punjab–inspired tandoor-roasted spiced chicken with pear relish, seafood, and kebabs

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

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

(66)

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

$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

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

Cousins Subs

Chandler

$15 $8

(5)

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

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

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

Rania's Kabob Grill

Higley Marketplace

$10 $5

(5)

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

(64)

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

$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

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

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

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

(13)

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

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

The Dhaba

Tempe

$30 $16

(232)

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

$12.99 for $24 Worth of Vietnamese Cuisine at Pho Tempe

Pho Tempe

Tempe

$24 $12.99

Traditional Vietnamese cuisine including pho soup, banh mi sandwiches, egg noodles, and sweet sticky rice

$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

(22)

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

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

Gandolfo's New York Deli

Tempe

$15 $7

(35)

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

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.

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

$17 for $30 Worth of Award-Winning Barbecue, Bar Bites, and Drinks at Alice Cooperstown

Alice Cooperstown

Downtown Phoenix

$30 $17

Ribbon-winning gumbo and barbecue at a restautant owned by Alice Cooper, along with monster hot dogs seen on Man v. Food

Three-Course Seasonal Italian Meal for Two or Four or $13 for $20 Worth of Italian Food at Solo Trattoria

Solo Trattoria

Esplnade Phoenix

$76 $39

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

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

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

Va Bene

Ahwatukee Foothills

$40 $20

(123)

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

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

Crust Restaurants

Multiple Locations

$20 $12

(217)

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

$24 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $20 of Pub Food at George & Dragon English Restaurant ($40 Value)

George and Dragon English Restaurant and Pub

Encanto

$20 $12

(227)

Imported stouts and lagers pair with traditional English meat pies, blackened cod, and bangers and mash

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

Nick's Italian Restaurant

Multiple Locations

$40 $22

(174)

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

New American Cuisine for Lunch or Dinner at The Post (Up to 45% Off)

The Post

Phoenix

$20 $12

Hotel restaurant with a sleek, contemporary look and a redesigned menu of seasonally evolving New American cuisine

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

Break Room Bar and Grill

Phoenix

$22 $12

(17)

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

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

(26)

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

$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

(49)

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

(20)

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

(54)

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

(138)

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

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.

Dinner Show for One or Two from The Murder Mystery Company (52% Off)

The Murder Mystery Company

Old Spaghetti Factory

$60 $29

Professional improv actors invite diners to participate in an interactive whodunit as they enjoy a three-course meal

Sushi and Sake Meal for Two or Four at Yoshi Bento (Half Off)

Yoshi Bento

Desert View

$29.95 $15

(31)

Meals for two or four with crispy avocado, sushi rolls, and sake

$15.99 for 64-Ounce Margarita Pitcher and Guacamole at Rita's ($30.94 Value)

Rita's

Maryvale

$30.94 $15.99

(19)

Guacamole is made tableside with fresh ingredients and is paired with a 64-ounce pitcher of margaritas

Lunch or Catered Meals at Ladybug House of Sandwiches (Half Off)

Ladybug House of Sandwiches

Phoenix

$20 $10

(17)

Sandwiches such as the Elvis Delight, with peanut butter, bacon, and mayo served in newly expanded dining room

Casual Latin Food and Drinks for Two or Four at Fuego Bistro (Up to 67% Off). Three Options Available.

Fuego Bistro

Camelback East

$112 $59.99

Locally sourced ingredients and housemade sauces form empanadas, eight signature tacos, and a cola-braised short-rib burrito

Filipino Food at Halo-Halo Kitchen (Up to 45% Off). Two Options Available.

Halo-Halo Kitchen

Halo-Halo Kitchen

$20 $11

(65)

Buffet-style line-up of traditional Filipino dishes such as coconut chicken and pepper steak, plus breakfast silogs and halo-halo ice cream

$19 for Sushi Meal for 2 w/ Two Rolls, Edamame, Soup, and Drinks at Iron Chef Japanese Cuisine ($35.50 Value)

Iron Chef Japanese Cusine

Paradise Valley

$35.50 $19

Prodigiously skilled chef whips up fresh, New York–style sushi and deep-fried rolls matched with sake for tables of two

Breakfast and Lunch Cuisine at Vovomeena (Up to 45% Off). Two Options Available.

Vovomeena

Downtown Phoenix

$20 $12

(153)

Creative breakfast and lunch dishes such as savory crepes and smoked pork-loin sandwiches, served with gourmet coffee from local roasters

$16 for $30 Worth of Mediterranean Cuisine at Zaytoon Kabob Bistro (ZK Grill)

Zaytoon Kabob Bistro (ZK Grill)

Multiple Locations

$30 $16

Mezzes, gyros, Persian stews, and kebabs cooked over an open flame

Mediterranean Food for Dine-In or Takeout at Gyro's House (Up to 40% Off)

Gyro's House

North Mountain

$10 $6

(32)

Traditional Meditteranean fare, including falafel, spanakopita, hummus, and the eatery's signature dish—the gyro

$25 for $40 Worth of Italian Food, Pizza, and Drinks at Pizza Heaven Bistro

Pizza Heaven Bistro

Windsor Square

$40 $25

Pizzas support any combination of 40 toppings including five sauce styles along with calzones & pastas; gluten-free & vegan menus

$13 for $20 Worth of South Indian Food at Madras Ananda Bhavan

Madras Ananda Bhavan

Paradise Valley

$20 $13

(187)

Vegetarian South Indian dishes including saag paneer and masala dosai

$10 for $20 Worth of Pub Food and Drinks at Tilted Kilt – Paradise Valley

Tilted Kilt

Paradise Valley

$20 $10

Irish-themed sports bar boasts scores of HDTVs for NFL and NCAA viewing while early and late happy hours and 24 draft beers promote revelry

24-Hour Diner and Comfort Food at Country Boys Restaurant (Half Off). Two Options Available.

Country Boys Restaurant

Paradise Valley

$20 $10

24-hour diner offers a vast, unyielding selection of omelets, burgers, and deep-fried fish fillets

Lunch or Dinner at Thirteenorth Grille (40% Off)

Thirteenorth Grille

North Phoenix

$20 $12

(92)

Casual American fare such as half-pound angus burgers, southwestern meatloaf, and pan-seared walleye pike

$20 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $20 Worth of Food at Rosie McCaffreys Irish Pub ($40 Total Value)

Rosie McCaffrey's Irish Pub

Camelback East

$20 $10

(191)

Irish pub with a wooden horseshoe bar and dishes of shepherd's pie and fish and chips

Barbecue for Two or Four During Lunch at Astor House (Up to 45% Off)

Astor House

Coronado

$20 $12

(55)

A variety of barbecue sauces, including white-cider-citrus-based and mustard-balsamic-based, tops brisket, pulled pork shoulder, and links

$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

$11 for $20 Worth of Breakfast or Lunch on Weekdays or Weekends at Original Breakfast House

Original Breakfast House

Phoenix

$20 $11

(6)

Classic breakfasts such as fruit pancakes and omelets are served all day; at lunchtime, chefs also whip up burgers, sandwiches, and salads

Chicago-Style Eats at Seay's (Up to 50% Off). Three Options Available.

Seay's

Encanto

$25 $13

Chicago-inspired menu features hot dogs, polish sausages, and beer served in upscale eatery attached to two other venues

Italian Meal with Appetizer, Pizza, and Wine for Two or Four at Amaro Italiano Ristorante (Up to 52% Off)

Amaro Italiano Ristorante

Cave Creek

$61 $30

(150)

Authentic Italian cuisine including woord-fired pizzas topped with house-pulled mozzarella, sweet sausage, or fresh basil

Murder and a Meal Dinner Theatre at Orange Tree Golf Resort on August 2–September 20 (Up to33% Off)

Murder and a Meal Dinner Theatre Presents: "A Ghostly Crime", "Deadly Housewives", or "Get A Clue.. Or Die!"

Multiple Locations

$97.47 $65

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Murder mysteries inspired by Clue and Desperate Housewives turn audiences into detectives as they feast on a three-course meal

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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

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

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

If Cork's name doesn't give you enough indication of its focus on wine, just walk inside. There, you'll see the wine wall, a 25-foot-long, climate-controlled "cellar" that spans from the floor to the ceiling in full view of the dining room. The bottles that line this wall are nothing to scoff at: Wine Spectator has given the selection its Award of Excellence for the last four years. The wine list's excess of 400 options represents just a piece of Cork’s carefully curated cuisine, however. Sommelier Robert Morris and his pastry chef wife, Danielle, join forces with executive chef Brian Peterson to create ever-rotating menus for dinner, happy hour, and dessert. Though dishes typically change with the seasons, they always represent new American cuisine with a hint of European influence. Peterson makes sure to select the freshest and most flavorful ingredients to create these dishes, rejecting any produce that comes from a can or shows its age by speaking in Shakespearean English. Cork also serves up a once-a-month, four-course themed dinner, as well as a Sunday brunch on Easter and Mother’s Day.

4991 S Alma School Rd
Chandler,
AZ
US

Successfully polishing off one of Blu Burger's signature creations isn't always an easy feat. These meaty towers and onion buns teeter under the weight of generous portions of applewood-smoked bacon, caramelized onions, and melted cheeses dripping with housemade sauces. Though some diners try to tackle the five signature selections, others extend their culinary creativity to design their own burgers, choosing from an eclectic variety of bases?including Black Angus or Kobe beef, bison, and portobello mushrooms. Customers further customize patties with their choices of buns, cheeses, specialty toppings, and more than 10 types of sauces, which join the selection of 12 craft beers on tap.

In the bustling dining room, tinted windows cast a blue hue on funky artwork and colorful hanging lights. Outside, blue umbrellas speckle the courtyard, protecting diners from both the elements and the notice of paragliding Hamburglars.

4995 S Alma School Rd
Chandler,
AZ
US

It's not unusual to find Tammy, owner of Pearl Sushi Lounge & Bomber Bar, standing behind the bar at one of her two restaurant locations, chatting with customers while they sip her signature cocktails and sake bombs. Her crew of bartenders takes their tasks seriously, mixing up martinis infused with soju, sake, fresh fruit juices, and muddled blackberries, or pouring red and white wines straight from the special tap designed to prevent oxidation. Inside the kitchens, the chefs work with equal dedication, whether crafting classic california sushi rolls or the more inventive White Snake roll stuffed with sweet-potato tempura, tamago, asparagus, and cream cheese, and topped with escolar and a spicy peach sauce. Small plates sport crispy calamari sautéed with fresh ginger and garlic while Big Plate meals feature wok-charred beef and teriyaki salmon flanked with miso soup, salad, and steamed edamame.

2040 S Alma School Rd
Chandler,
AZ
US