Our Favorite Restaurants Now Offering Take Out

Last Updated May 12, 2020
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Breaking news 5/4:  Governor Ducey lifts in-restuarant dining restrictions as of 5/11.

Breaking news 3/19: Governor Ducey restricts restaurants in all counties with confirmed cases to dine-out only; some relief to liquor laws to allow take-out alcohol also provided.

Breaking news 3/19: Tempe, Tolleson and Cave Creek ban dine-in operations.

Breaking news 3/17, 1pm:  City of Phoenix orders restaurants to offer delivery, takeout and drive-thru only starting at 8 p.m. tonight.

Is take-out food safe?  See https://www.seriouseats.com/2020/03/food-safety-and-coronavirus-a-comprehensive-guide.html?

Check for special menus as these restaurants temporarily offer to-go and takeout.  We're trying to track full re-openings after 5/11, but don't always have the info.  Some hours have changed so call ahead and/or check social media for the latest.  Restaurants that offer both takeout and dine in are noted with a green knife and fork.

See a few of our special favorites/supporters below:

Hana Japanese Eatery

Why We Love It: The sashimi! Hana’s sushi list has a variety of fresh fish that you won’t find at your run-of-the-mill sushi place and Sushi Chef Lori Hashimoto is the pro handling it. The family-run restaurant...
|5524 N. Seventh Ave., Phoenix, AZ, us

Tracy Dempsey Originals

Tracy Dempsey Carrot Cake
Why We Love It: The cookies, pastries and other bakery treats are mouthwatering. But those in the know go for the Saturday-only egg sammies.
|1325 W University Dr., Tempe, AZ, us

Otro Cafe

Why We Love It: Inventive salads (Inca or Cortado - we can never decide), along with top notch Mexican specialities.
|6035 N. 7th St., Phoenix, AZ, us

Crêpe Bar

Why We Love It: If you think crêpes are just some French fast food, you need to get to Crêpe Bar stat.
|7520 South Rural Road, Tempe , AZ, us

Gallo Blanco

gallo blanco tacos on plate
Why We Love It: Locally-sourced ingredients and a fresh take on traditional Mexican dishes make for a mouth-watering menu.
|928 E. Pierce St., Phoenix, AZ, us

ZuZu at Hotel Valley Ho

Why We Love It: The Mad Men-meets-Jetsons décor makes Zuzu the perfect place for a cocktail and a bite.
|Hotel Valley Ho, Scottsdale, AZ, us

Hearth ’61 at Mountain Shadows

Hearth 61 Mountain Shadows
Why We Love It: Chef Wiley's long-time commitment to the best local purveyors.
|5445 E. Lincoln Dr., Paradise Valley, AZ, us

Essence Bakery Cafe

Why We Love It: Did somebody say macarons? Essence macarons are so coveted, they’ve started offering a worldwide delivery service. Their breakfast is no stranger to accolades either—try the brioche French toast...
|3830 E. Indian School Rd., Phoenix, AZ, us


vecina restaurant phoenix meal
Why We Love It: Modern, latin-inspired cuisine.
| 3433 N. 56th St. , Phoenix, AZ, us

Fabio on Fire

Why We Love It: A visit to Italy without leaving the Valley.
|8275 W. Lake Pleasant Pkwy., Suite 101 , Peoria, AZ, us

Clever Koi

Clever Koi Restaurant
Why We Love It: Unique Asian-inspired dishes made with quality ingredients.
|4236 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ, us
|384 N. Gilbert Rd. , Gilbert, AZ, us

Arizona Wilderness Brewing Co.

Why We Love It: The burgers and brews are both delicious.
|721 N Arizona Ave , Gilbert, AZ, us
|201 E Roosevelt SAt, Phoenix, AZ, us

Nobuo at Teeter House

Why We Love It: For special occasions, it’s the tasting menu hands down. But for lunch and dinner, the regular menu showcases all of our favorites: the nasu bacon, duck salad and the shiromi carpaccio. A special...
|622 E. Adams Street, Phoenix, AZ, us

Sweet Republic Ice Cream

sweet republic sundaes
Why We Love It: This ice cream parlor changes flavors all the time but they guarantee 20+ flavors of ice cream and sorbet daily. Everything is made from scratch.
|9160 E Shea Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ, us
|6054 N. 16th St., Phoenix, AZ, us


|3213 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix, AZ, us

Noble Bread

Why We Love It: Members of the Bread Bakers Guild of America, Noble makes small batch, hand-made, wood-oven-fired loaves of crusty deliciousness, often from local grains.
|4525 N. 24th St., Phoenix, AZ, us

Pizzeria Bianco

Why We Love It: You can find the perfectly balanced pizza here.
|Downtown - Heritage Square, Phoenix, AZ, us
|Town & Country, Phoenix, AZ, us

Urban Beans

Why We Love It: Whether you are looking for a pick-me-up or a chill place to hang out, you can find it here. Urban Beans serves fresh coffee, coffee drinks (move over Starbucks) and freshly baked pastries. In the...
|3508 N 7th St #100, Phoenix , AZ, us

Ocotillo Restaurant

Why We Love It: Creative, seasonal cuisine and a sprawling space - and the Ocotillo Chicken!
|3243 N. 3rd St., Phoenix, AZ, us

The Joy Bus Diner

Joy Bus Diner
Why We Love It: Good food and a good cause.
|3375 E. Shea Blvd., Suite C-1, Phoenix, AZ, us

24 Carrots

Why We Love It: Talk about “organic.” It all started as a bar with a few adorably-named juices (“Berry Me Alive,” “Field of Greens”). Customers started spotting the fresh produce behind the counter and...
|1701 E Guadalpe Rd, Tempe, AZ, us

Pomegranate Cafe

Why We Love It: It’s hard to walk out of Pomegranate not feeling rejuvenated. The menu at this mother and daughter-owned vegetarian restaurant is chock full of nutrient rich, organic goodies. Pomegranate values the...
|4025 E. Chandler Blvd., Ste. 28, Phoenix, AZ, us


Why We Love It: The quality and attention to detail in each dish sets the stage for a truly memorable meal.
|4743 N 20th Street, Phoenix, AZ, us

The Parlor

Why We Love It: The fact that the margherita and pepperoni pizzas sit at the bottom of the pizza menu list says something here. Parlor is a strong contender for best pizza in Phoenix because of its creative toppings...
|1916 E Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ, us

Bryan's Black Mountain Barbecue

Why We Love It: How many barbecue joints do you know that make vegetarians happy? (Try the pulled squash and the tomato sandwich in season.) And then there’s the que and the chalkboard pig specials, we could go...
|6130 E Cave Creek Rd, Cave Creek, AZ, us

Chula Seafood

Chula Seafood Fish
Why We Love It: A fresh, plentiful selection is always available.
|8015 E Roosevelt St, Scottsdale, AZ, us
|100 E Camelback Rd #172, Phoenix , AZ, us

Morning Glory Cafe

Why We Love It: Located within the beautiful Farm at South Mountain, this is the perfect outdoor breakfast and brunch spot. The menu is seasonal and varies depending on yield from the organic farm. But the house...
|6106 S. 32nd St., Phoenix, AZ, us

The Farm Kitchen at The Farm at South Mountain

Why We Love It: The Farm Kitchen is the eldest sister in the trio of eating establishments at the Farm at South Mountain. It’s a walk-up counter featuring picnic-ready salads and sandwiches. Think: egg salad, pecan...
|The Farm at South Mountain, Phoenix, AZ, us

Vincent's on Camelback

Why We Love It: Vincent Guerithault is a French-trained chef who prepares his Southwestern menu with the refined flare of haute cuisine. He opened his first restaurant, Vincent on Camelback, in 1986. Then his empire...
|3930 East Camelback Road, Phoenix , AZ, us

Restaurant Progress

restaurant progress phoenix
Why We Love It: Small plates means plenty of opportunity to try uniquely different dishes.
|702 W Montecito Ave, Phoenix, AZ, us

Andreoli's Italian Grocer

Why We Love It: If you want a real piece of old-school Italy, you come to this place. The paninis and insalatas are an excellent lunch option but the entrees will bring you back to Italy. The grocery store is an...
|8880 E. Via Linda, Scottsdale , AZ, us

Joe's Real BBQ

Why We Love It: It’s low, slow and pecan wood only in the smoker at Joe’s. All the usual BBQ sides are here (look for the giant sweet potato in season) along with housemade root beer.
|301 N Gilbert Road, Gilbert, AZ, us


persepshen phoenix
Why We Love It: Fresh food made with locally sourced ingredients.
|4700 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ, us

Cibo Pizzeria

Why We Love It: Super pizza in a cozy bungalow.
| 603 N. 5th Ave. , Phoenix, AZ, us

Gertrude’s Restaurant

Why We Love It: Gertrude started the Desert Botanical Garden in 1939. But, it wasn’t until 2013 that the restaurant was created to celebrate the desert Gertrude cared so much to preserve and promote. New chef Matt...
|1201 N. Galvin Pkwy., Phoenix, AZ, us

Sierra Bonita Grill

Why We Love It: Inspired by its name-sake ranch and early Spanish settlers, Sierra Bonita Grill offers a diverse Southwestern menu with the likes of Shrimp Ceviche, Santa Cruz Pasta, Smoked Red or Green Chile Pork...
|6933 N. 7th St., Phoenix , AZ, us

New Wave Market

Why We Love It: The bagel sandwich combinations.
|7120 E 6th Ave, Scottsdale, AZ, us

Phoenix City Grille

Why We Love It: A regulars kind of place, this cozy American Southwestern restaurant’s signature dishes include cedar-plank salmon, pollo asado (a citrus-chile? marinated grilled chicken breast with tomatillo salsa...
|5816 N 16th St. , Phoenix , AZ, us

More Takeout Restaurant Suggestions

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