Culinary Dropout at the Yard - 149 S Farmer Ave, Tempe, AZ 85281, Phone: 480-240-1601
You'll never want to try airport food again after spending some time at the Culinary Dropout at the Yard. This is a hip and trendy gastropub in an old warehouse space that has been tastefully designed and decorated to provide a warm, comfortable setting for all to enjoy. Drinks are one of the main reasons people come here, with a great range of beers and wines to try, but there are some nice tapas platters and sharing options to check out too, with a lot of cold cuts, cheeses, and simple snacks like marinated olives, grilled asparagus, deviled eggs, nachos, pickled peppers, and crusty bread with oils and dipping sauces. For something a little more substantial, you can enjoy a salad, sandwich, or a full entrée like tacos, roasted salmon, vegan curry, fried chicken, fish and chips, and more.
P.F. Chang's - 740 S Mill Ave #140, Tempe, AZ 85281, Phone: 480-731-4600
P. If you're waiting to catch a plane out of Phoenix Airport and want to eat somewhere you can trust, the P.F. Chang's in Tempe is a perfect option. It's only 10 minutes away from the airport and is a super spot for the whole family to enjoy. The prices are great here and the interior is really nicely decorated, giving this particular location a classier edge than many other P.F. Chang's around the nation. You'll find a super selection of Asian dishes here, including everything from sushi and dim sum to curries, woks, steak stir fries, noodle bowls, and much more. There's something for everyone at P.F. Chang's and all ingredients used are fully fresh.
The Stockyards Steakhouse - 5009 E Washington St #115, Phoenix, AZ 85034, Phone: 602-273-7378
Located just a few minutes away from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, The Stockyards Steakhouse is one of the best restaurants in the local area and a perfect option for families, friends, or couples who want a great meal before catching a flight. The service is second-to-none here and the whole place is furnished and decorated like an old-timey saloon with dark wood furniture and interesting imagery all over the walls. It's a really authentic Arizona location with a lot of history behind it and an amazing menu too, with a lot of great options for both lunch and dinner. Some of the highlights of The Stockyards Steakhouse menu include the Chateaubriand Steak, the Grilled Medallion of Elk, Wild Boat and Venison Sausage, and the Skillet Salmon, but there are truly dozens of different options to choose from.