Come visit our restaurants and find out why foodies call us #DeliciousGilbert
In Gilbert, it’s easy to find unique dining spots with exceptional food and local charm. In fact, our local restaurants are the kind of places you’ll tell your friends about, blog about, and post pictures of the food on your social media channels. With a variety of genres, you’re guaranteed to find great food in a place built on warmth and character.
Visit Arizona Wilderness Brewing Co.
Flight of Beer at Arizona Wilderness
Gilbert’s first brewery, Arizona Wilderness Brewing Company, was ranked number one of the ten best new breweries in the world! For years, the owners of Wilderness dreamed of bringing together their two loves: the beautiful and diverse state of Arizona and hand crafted, artisanal ales. Their belief is that beer is culture and it is obvious they have a true passion for it. Tucked into a nondescript strip mall, the brewery features a food menu created to pair with the handcrafted ales. Arizona Wilderness Brewing Company was even featured in Esquire Magazine.
Visit Barrio Queen in Gilbert
Considered to be some of the best Mexican soul food in Arizona, Barrio Queen offers unique flavors of authentic Mexico City dishes. Barrio Queen is also one of the top five largest Tequileria’s in the United States.
Have a Cup at Gilbert's The Coffee Shop
Imagine a SoHo chic cafe, with an amazing patio, surrounded by a rose garden, located in the middle of Gilbert. Welcome to the Coffee Shop at Agritopia, where all of the recipes are homemade with fresh ingredients. The Coffee Shop serves both breakfast and lunch fare seven days a week. While you are here, you really must try one of the Coffee Shop’s famous cupcakes which took home the top prize on Food Network’s Cupcake Wars.
Visit the Bar at Cuisine & Wine Bistro
Enjoy a Pleasant Night at Cuisine & Wine Bistro
Cuisine and Wine Bistro provides a wide selection of boutique wines and craft beers (over 30 available by the glass) that pair well with the cuisine made from the finest and freshest ingredients – all in a casual setting with attentive service. There is always something new to try at Cuisine & Wine Bistro as the wine and food change with the season. Whether you’re looking for a romantic dinner location or just an inviting place to meet with friends, C&W Bistro is the perfect spot.
Grab a bite to eat at Even Stevens in Gilbert
Even Stevens proudly offers sandwiches, salads, bites under $5, craft beer pairings, and local love in every location. For every sandwich sold, Even Stevens donates a sandwich to a local non-profit. Unlike the cookie-cutter brands of yesterday, Even Stevens is committed to locality, with a personal touch in every community with an Even Stevens location.
Enjoy Fondue in Gilbert
Everybody Loves Fondue is a fast, fun, and affordable restaurant created by husband and wife team, Bill & Celine Dixon. Offering authentic Swiss Fondue, Cheddar Fondue, and Ghirardelli Chocolate Fondues, including Milk, White, and Dark Chocolates as well as Salted Caramel. There is also a large variety of "dippers" to eat with your fondue. The casual atmosphere combined with the delicious food and unique dining experience makes Everybody Loves Fondue the place to be!
Enjoy Breakfast or Lunch at The Farmhouse
The Farmhouse has been a local favorite since 1989. Originally located in an old farmhouse two miles south of the current location in Gilbert’s Heritage District, the Farmhouse Restaurant is complete with adobe walls built on site in 1918 and wide planked floors. The Farmhouse Restaurant serves the comforting breakfast and lunch food you would expect of a family-owned restaurant. As a point of pride, the Farmhouse Restaurant was listed as one of the top 25 things to do while in Arizona by United Airlines.
Make it a Lunch Date at Flancer's
Flancer’s features sandwiches and pizza in an atmosphere that resembles the kind of place you loved when you were growing up. Known best for its famous Prickly Pear Sandwich, Flancer’s has received a number of accolades — including Best Sandwich Shop — and was voted one of the Top 5 Restaurants in Gilbert by the Phoenix New Times.
Experience chef-inspired staks at Grubstak.
Stak’n together really tasty ingredients to bring you the unexpected is what Grubstak does best. Located in downtown Gilbert, you can pick one of their chef-inspired staks or test your creativity and Grub Your Way with a customized stak made from an array of bases, proteins, toppings, and sauces. Grubstak's goal is for you to enjoy the fresh food and the fresh experience that Grubstak has to offer.
Grab some comfort food at Henhouse Café
Henhouse Café is family-owned and operated and proudly serves Gilbert residents’ delicious comfort food for several years. The Henhouse Café uses only the freshest ingredients in serving homemade, quality food.
Seafood Staples at High Tide Seafood Bar & Grill
High Tide Seafood Bar & Grill specializes in steam kettle cooking, bringing the freshest seafood to the valley. Cozy up at the custom Terrazzo counter, order a cocktail from the full bar, and watch as your chef prepares your meal in their jacketed steam kettles right in front of you! Steam kettle cooking is an amazing approach to preparing seafood that uses high-pressure steam, an indirect heating method that allows flavors to remain robust without overcooking. You will also want to enjoy one of High Tide’s signature burgers – made with the highest quality short rib blend beef, or opt for one of their many other sumptuous entrees paired with a craft beer or wine from their extensive list. High Tide is committed to sourcing local ingredients and supporting local suppliers, and was even featured in Valley Lifestyles Magazine.
Isabel's Amor Features Fresh Favorites
An Inside Look at Isabel's Amor
You can taste the authentic tradition, history, and love in the homemade tortillas and slow-stewed, flavorful chilis. From a family with more than 40 years of successful experience making food-forward memories for generations of local families comes Isabel’s Amor; a comfortable, welcoming, and polished Mexican eatery where made-from-scratch dishes are served alongside a craft cocktail list. Whether you’re gathered with friends for sips and bites at the warm and welcoming bar, or dining with the entire family on the airy patio, you’ll feel the amor.
Check Out Joe's Farm Grill
It may not look like a home any longer, but Joe’s Farm Grill was created from the Johnston Family home built in 1966. Keeping the 60s era look, the building was altered to a mid-century modern design of a “burger stand” while ensuring a peaceful setting created by the large trees. Blending the indoors and outdoors, the butterfly roof and open breezeway make for an airy patio that offers shade and excellent views. At Joe’s Farm Grill, they focus on common food done uncommonly well and served quickly. Common foods such as burgers, fries, pizza, salads, and ribs are common for a good reason: people love them. They taste great! As much as possible, they use fruit, vegetables, and herbs from The Farm at Agritopia, right at their front door. You may recognize Joe’s Farm Grill as it was featured on Food Network’s Diners, Drive-ins and Dives.
Make Time to Eat at Joe's Real BBQ in Gilbert
Located in a real 1929 brick building set in the "golden age" of agricultural Arizona, you will be served by real people who are proud of where they work and what they do as demonstrated through warm, genuine hospitality. Joe’s offers real food – barbecue slow cooked over pecan wood, paired with equally delicious side dishes and desserts.
Plan a Dinner at Joyride Taco House
Joyride Taco House is the perfect sort of place you hope to discover with friends. The vibe draws you in, the food blows you away with its freshness, and the cocktails are sublimely delicious.
Enjoy New Mexico-style Food at La Ristra
La Ristra is a family owned and operated New Mexican Kitchen that honors traditions and cuisines of New Mexico and modern-day advancements in culinary greatness. The recipes have been in the family for generations, and with diligence and experience they roast the chili to perfection, and use it as their main ingredient to enhance the cuisine. In any dish you will be able to taste some influence from old Spain and the evident flavors of New Mexico.
Explore Liberty Market in Old Town Gilbert
Liberty Market is an unpretentious urban bistro, located in the heart of Old Town Gilbert. The building itself has been in existence since the early 1930s serving Gilbert as a grocery store. Ben Ong, a Chinese immigrant, began working at the store in 1936 and then purchased the store with his wife Mae Ong in 1943. The Ongs modernized and doubled the store’s size in 1958, and then operated it until 1981. Even in 1981, Gilbert had only 6,000 residents and there wasn’t another grocery store within 15 miles. Today, Liberty Market is an award winning, Zagat-rated restaurant serving a diverse and refined menu featuring wood fired pizza, sandwiches, salads, burgers, pasta, gourmet style entrees, house-made desserts, and features a premium espresso bar and diverse beer+wine list. Liberty Market serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner seven days a week, and has become a favorite meeting and eating place for families, friends, and business people alike. Even the one-of-a-kind bathrooms have won awards!
Enjoy Underground Soul Food at Lo-Lo’s Chicken & Waffles
Lo-Lo’s Chicken and Waffles truly has a passion for creating the juiciest, most flavorful fried chicken and the fluffiest, most melt-in-your-mouth waffles anywhere. In doing so, Lo-Lo’s has created something of an underground soul food revolution — one that’s slowly spreading downright deliciousness across the country.
Authentic Dishes at Mint Thai in Gilbert
Enjoy Premier Thai Food at Mint Thai
Mint Thai specializes in authentic, award winning home-style Thai Food prepared to personal specifications for spiciness. In this congenial and comfortable setting you'll find excellent satay, captivating curry noodles, and the best homemade coconut ice cream you've ever tasted. Want something truly seductive? Sample the sticky rice with fresh mango when it's in season. A great assortment of beverages to help extinguish that oh-so-good fire clinches the title for Mint Thai.
Make the Most of Your Experience at Nando's
Premier Mexican Cuisine at Nando's
Nando's Mexican Cafe has been offering full-service Sonoran-style Mexican Food for over 30 years in the valley. Nando's was awarded Best Mexican Restaurant by the East Valley Tribune in 2013. They have also been nominated several times for Best Neighborhood Bar and Best Happy Hour. The food is made from scratch daily using only the highest quality ingredients.
The New Mexican Grill owners have family roots from New Mexico and were taught this style of cooking at an early age by their grandparents and parents. These generational techniques that were passed down are used today. Marrying two traditions, New Mexico Hatch Chile and Mexican traditions birthed the New Mexican Grill.
Enjoy a Slice or Two at Nicantonis
Nicantoni's, from the original owner of Buono's Pizza, originated in New York and has been operating here in the Valley since 1988. Vic Buono and family bring the world-renowned taste of pizza back to Gilbert. For many East Coast transplants, finding authentic pizza is aggravated by big chain imposters. And, for the rest of us simply wanting to enjoy great pizza, Nicantoni's pizzeria is the "to die for" experience for all pizza heads! What makes Nicantoni’s New-York-style pizza irresistible? Authentic Italian ambience, simple fresh flavors, and affordable pricing.
Enjoy seasonal Italian at Nico Heirloom Kitchen
Nico Heirloom Kitchen, named after Chef Gio Osso’s son, serves casual, West Coast-inspired seasonal Italian food. Located in the Heritage Marketplace, Nico’s offers a family-friendly atmosphere, and includes an oversize patio, full bar, and multiple large-screen televisions.
While there are many restaurants throughout the valley making pizza, several here in Gilbert, few can offer what 1000 Degrees Neapolitan Pizza can. You pick your pie from a generous menu, and they'll have it cooked and ready to serve in just two minutes. TWO MINUTES. With a custom made 1,000-degree brick oven, and a unique cycling process, 1000 Degree Neapolitan Pizza is the premier hand-tossed fast-casual pizzeria in Gilbert.
Oregano's in Gilbert is Ideal for a Night Out
Bring the whole family to this Chicago-style pizza joint serving award-winning thin crust, stuffed, and pan pizzas to the sounds of Sinatra, Martin, and Big-Band music. Oregano’s unique menu includes delicious and original tastes, wings, pastas, salads, sandwiches, and the Original Pizza Cookie dessert.
Check Out Over Easy for Breakfast
This Midwestern-style breakfast joint has been featured on Food Network’s Diners, Drive-ins and Dives, Food Network’s The Best Thing I Ever Ate and Bon Appetite Magazine. Over Easy is a favorite for eggs, pancakes, and a special twist on the classics. Popular menu items include the waffle dogs, chicken-fried steak with country gravy, egg and choice of potato, and the Wolfpack, a combo of eggs, bacon and cheese sandwiched between two layers of hash browns.
Take the Family to the Phoenicia Cafe is Gilbert
Phoenicia Cafe is a family owned and operated restaurant that has been serving authentic and traditional Mediterranean, Greek, and Middle Eastern cuisine for over 17 years.
Enjoy a slice at Pizza Pie Café in Gilbert
Pizza Pie Café lives and breathes good pizza. From the fresh ingredients in the famous salad and pasta bar, to the many pizza offerings, Pizza Pie Café offers something for everyone. And, don’t forget to save room for the dessert pizza.
Enjoy a slice at Pomo Pizzeria in Gilbert
The signature style of Pomo Pizzeria creates an unparalleled pizza experience that combines authentic flavors with techniques handed down over generations. Quality ingredients and a proven hand-crafted process lets you discover Neapolitan pizzas in the true tradition that goes back hundreds of years and thousands of miles to Napoli, Italy.
Enjoy the Happy Hour at Postino in Gilbert
Postino is the Valley's original neighborhood WineCafe. Set in a comfortable, rustic, and immaculately restored building, Postino combines unique and approachable wines with simple, delicious, and locally grown fare.
Enjoy a Quick Lunch or Dinner at Romeo's Euro Cafe
Romeo’s is a relaxed cafe serving an extensive menu of Mediterranean-influenced fare plus wine. The menu features eclectic, Greek-influenced dishes. Entrees include pitas, burgers, and subs. Try a poultry or seafood dish, such as garlic chicken pesto served over linguine or pasta. On the third Tuesday of the month, Romeo’s features a three course food and wine pairing with a seasonal menu that reflects sustainable products and local flavors.
Lunch in Gilbert? Head for Sidewinder Subs
Sidewinder Subs opened in the fall of 2010 and has been making great subs ever since. The owner, Doug, has been crafting sub sandwiches for over a decade and has created a menu of traditional sub sandwiches, each with the Sidewinder touch. Sidewinder’s sub sandwiches are made using only the freshest of ingredients and daily baked bread to ensure that your sandwich is a truly amazing experience.
Have breakfast at Snooze an A.M. Eatery in Gilbert
Snooze seeks to evolve the A.M. dining experience through culinary innovation, an eclectic and energetic atmosphere, and comfortable and friendly service. Breakfast marks the beginning of a new day. Snooze believes life is for living and each person and each day is worth celebrating. The eatery has led the way serving creative twists on America’s favorite breakfast classics in a casual, friendly,and vibrant atmosphere.
So Cal Fish Tacos in Gilbert Invites You
Make Lunch Plans at So Cal Fish Tacos
A Cali-Beach inspired food cafe in Gilbert’s Heritage District – distinct from the more traditional cowboy restaurants in the area. Simplicity, selection, and taste are key to So Cal’s lunch and dinner menus: fish tacos, wraps, fresh salads, crab cakes, jumbo shrimp, raw oysters, and dad's award-winning chowder in a bread bowl.
Enjoy Fine Dining at Thai Chili in Gilbert
Thai Chili has cultivated a stellar reputation for providing a wide variety of traditional Thai cuisine favorites and outstanding service. The dining room, which seats 44, offers a tranquil setting. At night the lights are dimmed and track lights shine on artwork, including a wall-size smiling Buddha and a large shadow box of Thai dancers. The menu features favorites like Pad Thai, fried rice, Thai Curries, and drunken noodles, as well as house specialties like the beef panang and the pad prik pao.Thai Chili has also been featured in Valley Lifestyles Magazine.
Visit Wild Ginger Asian Bistro in Gilbert
This isn’t your everyday Chinese-food restaurant. Fall in love with the diversity built into the unique menu, featuring delicious options ranging from your more traditional Chinese-food fare to several exciting new Asian Fusion dishes—recipes shared with you from the "tasting lab" of Wild Ginger's very own home. You'll surely appreciate knowing that all of the food is cooked fresh, daily—just for you. And, don’t forget, Wild Ginger Asian Bistro also has a full-service bar.
Visit Zappone’s Italian Bistro
Zappone's Italian Bistro is locally owned by husband and wife team Sal and Dina Zappone. Specializing in traditional Italian food with a modern twist, Zappone’s offers a comfortable and hip atmosphere. From cooking classes to monthly dueling pianos, be sure to stop by for some local fun.
Visit Zella's Pizza & Cheesesteaks in Gilbert
Our mission at Zella's Pizza & Cheesesteaks is simple:
Create best-in-class, high-value , superior quality offerings, delivered by the friendliest team members on the planet!
Visit Gilbert's Zinburger
Few things in life are better than a tasty milkshake and a great Certified Angus burger. Zinburger perfects both every day. Their hand-cut zucchini, sweet potato, and truffle fries will encourage a selfish need to order all three. Zinburger’s lineup of modestly priced and perfectly paired wine selections compliments every style of burger on the menu, correctly putting the Zin in Zinburger. Zinburger offers an open, airy atmosphere with an accommodating bar and patio seating.
Want to eat like the locals? Check out the Food Truck Feastival featuring anywhere from 10 to 20 food trucks, live music, and boutique vendors. Visitors can get their fix of inexpensive culinary innovations in a fun, social setting.
Fridays, 5:30P - 9P
1012 S. Gilbert Road, Gilbert, AZ 85296 (Gilbert Town Square)
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