10 Best Litchfield Park Restaurants: Eating Well on Phoenix's West Side

Litchfield Park may not be a the top of many foodie travel itineraries yet, but this small, affluent village just west of Phoenix is quickly putting itself on the local food map.

Case in point is Litchfield's, our top pick for fine dining in Litchfield Park. Litchfield's is located at the beautiful and historic Wigwam Resort and Spa, and under the leadership of Chef de Cuisine Chris Knouse, the menu emphasizes locally sourced, farm-to-table fare that is both simple and elegant, with beautiful results. Try the roasted Arizona chicken for a regional take on a basic American classic.

When the suburbs get you daydreaming about escaping to France or Italy, save your plane fare and head to Ground Control, Litchfield Park's favorite European-style cafe and coffeehouse. This hybrid cafe-coffeeshop-wine bar and gastropub offers a full menu of breakfast, lunch and dinner options, as well as cheeseboards, an extensive wine list, pastries, and even homemade gelato.


If you're looking for a good breakfast spot in Litchfield Park, swing by the Park Cafe. The charming, rustic eatery offers a freshly prepared Southwestern-inspired breakfast and lunch entrees. Try the chilaquiles - lightly fried corn tortillas served with a savory tomato sauce, onions, sour cream and a fried egg. The cafe also offers a delectable selection of fresh-baked pastries and baked goods. 

The Old Pueblo Cafe and Pub is located near the historic Wigwam Resort and Spa in the historic downtown village of Litchfield Park. With a climate controlled outdoor patio and high reputation for quality Sonoran-style Mexican food, it's no...  Read More

Eest Asian Bistro is a West Valley bistro serving modern Chinese cuisine, including Mandarin- and Cantonese-style dishes. Chef specials include General TSO's, which features chunks of deep-fried chicken served in a spicy house sauce. Another...  Read More

Lovers of Chinese food in the Litchfield Park area will direct you to a favorite neighborhood mom-and-pop cafe specializing in tasty Chinese take-out: The China Red Cafe. The cafe has a small dining room, as well as fast take-out and online...  Read More

This charming breakfast and lunch cafe is located in a tranquil section of Old Litchfield. The cafe features a rustic and stylish dining room with exposed brick, bicycle-inspired decor and wooden tables. The menu features classic American...  Read More

Red's Bar & Grill, located at the swanky and historic Wigwam Resort and Spa, got its name from The Wigwam's venerated head golf pro of 42 years. Red would surely be proud of this fine bar and grill, which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner...  Read More

Don't be fooled by the name: NYPD Pizza is in New York, and that's a very good thing. The restaurant is known for its amazing dough made from scratch every day. Classic stone ovens are used to hand-toss all pies to baked, gooey perfection. The...  Read More

Thai Orchid Garden Restaurant is a family-run restaurant owned and operated by the Aphaisuwan family, who work hard to make sure guests get an authentic experience of traditional Thai culture and cuisine. Dishes are cooked to order, ensuring...  Read More

If you're looking for a quaint, European-style coffee shop that will help you escape the grind of daily living, you've found it at Ground Control. This hybrid coffee shop-gastropub-wine bar has brought fabulous food, homemade gelato, craft beers...  Read More

Sleek, casual sushi bar in Phoenix's far west valley is a treat for lovers of authentic, fresh sushi and sashimi. Winning appetizers include the coconut shrimp, baked mussel, deep-fried crab puffs, spicy tuna crab cake, and the "monkey brain,"...  Read More

Litchfield Park

Serving exceptionally well-prepared Southwestern breakfast using fresh, local ingredients, this restaurant has a crisp, clean appearance with whitewashed stucco and ceiling beams. Red-brick floors and an adobe fireplace add warmth and inviting...  Read More


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