Where to Eat and Drink Near Peoria Sports Complex

Seattle Mariners and San Diego Padres: Peoria Sports Complex

All week long we're sharing suggestions of where to find breakfast, lunch, dinner and drinks near each spring training stadium. Have a favorite spot baseball fans should hit? Leave it in the comments.

Hooters, Cheesecake Factory, Chipotle, and IHOP. There's no shortage of slick-looking and corporate-run fooderies encircling Peoria's Cactus League ballpark, part of the larger Arrowhead Entertainment District (the name of which illustrates the chain-oriented nature of this particular area of the Valley). A few miles past all the polished nosheries, however, are a variety of more low-key eating and drinking establishments of a more mom-and-pop nature.

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Benjamin Leatherman is a staff writer at Phoenix New Times. He covers local nightlife, music, culture, geekery, and fringe pursuits.