Hot or cold, spicy or mild, savory or sweet—when it comes to Vietnamese food, there's something for every taste. Nowhere is this more apparent than at Quang Nam Restaurant, where Vietnam's fascinating blend of Asian and European flavors is on full display in every banh mi sandwich or bowl of beef pho. Amidst the congees, stews, and hot pots, you'll find a slew of delicious noodle dishes, each with its own unique flavor combination.
With its table and bottle service, live dance music, and 50-cent Corrona specials, El Parral is everything you'd want in a club. But that doesn't mean it's exclusive. Anybody can get down to boogie town on the dance floor, especially with the deep neon blue lights setting the scene. Should you want the presidential treatment, however, El Parral is more than happy to oblige. The club offers VIP treatment and bottle service, which is when your waiter is made entirely of bottles.
Taste of Africa Restaurant serves a mix of classic African dishes and seasonally inspired specialties. Menu highlights include fried plantains with a tomato-onion sauce, spicy curried goat, and pepper soup. And the chefs scour local farmer's markets to find fresh produce and meat for the seasonal dishes. Fine wines complement meals in the casual eatery, decorated with a vibrant mural of the African savanna.
The cooks at Fast Eddie’s Diner sling breakfast all day long, filling mouths with sumptuous eats such as french toast and omelets. Their classic sandwiches and hearty burgers silence belly rumbles during lunch keep patrons sated. Fast Eddie’s maintains an unpretentious environment, unlike diners that require customers to wear black ties as bibs.
Voted the Best Neighborhood Mexican restaurant in the West Valley by the Phoenix New Times in 2009 and 2011, Pedro’s Mexican Restaurant serves lavish portions of Mexican food made with authentic recipes. Crispy chimichangas and chicken burros were particular favorites, along with stuff quesadillas, which the Phoenix New Times called "pure hedonism."
Wine-kissed seafood, gourmet pizzas, and pastas tossed with velvety cream sauces populate the red-and-white checkered tabletops at Nostalgi’a Cancione E Vino. To prepare satisfying meals, Chef Polo decorates pies with toppings such as artichoke hearts, caramelized onions, and sweet Italian sausage. His team also arranges salmon filets over beds of linguini and scampi sauce, layers mushrooms between spinach and sheets of lasagna pasta, and stuffs ravioli with soft morsels of lobster.
A wine list boasts more than 50 vintages hailing from California to Portugal. More elaborate libations include the Van Gogh espresso martini, which combines chocolate vodka and fresh espresso using the back end of a paintbrush.