29 Favorite Places to Eat in Downtown Phoenix: Quick PHX
Quick PHX is your pocket guide to things to do in the city.
Quick PHX, our annual pocket guide to art, shopping, eating, and partying in Phoenix, is on stands now -- just in time for Viva PHX on Friday, March 7, and Art Detour 26 on Saturday and Sunday, March 8 and 9. Illustrated by Sarah Hurwitz, the hand-held guide will keep you busy this weekend and beyond. If you don't see a copy of the cute little guide on the streets, message Chow Bella on Facebook and we'll send you one.
Here are our 29 favorite spots to eat in Downtown Phoenix.
Breakfast Got time to stand in line? Try Matt's Big Breakfast. Scratch cooking and fresh ingredients make chef Matt Pool's plates of fluffy griddlecakes, eggs and off‑the‑bone ham, and luscious veggie‑stuffed omelets worth waking up to. For breakfast all day and into the night, head to Jobot for crepes and scrambles; Squash Blossom serves traditional, well‑prepared a.m. dishes like pumpkin pie pancakes and tender corned beef hash. For the veg, Bragg's Factory Diner serves up vegan and vegetarian breakfast items like coconut curry waffles, homemade biscuits with poblano gravy, and even vegan pie. And with a menu that reads like a culinary travelogue (Portuguese doughnuts, New Orleans‑style French toast), breakfast at Vovomeena even includes a cup of Japanese cold‑brewed iced coffee.
Welcome Diner This nine‑seat diner is packed with seriously good, Southern‑inspired dishes like fried chicken biscuit sandwiches, stuffed po' boys, and hamburgers stacked to the ceiling.
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