10 Best Restaurants near Maryvale Park in Phoenix



Phoenix's Maryvale Park is a haven for baseball fans, who flock here every spring to watch the Milwaukee Brewers hone their skills against other teams in the Cactus League.

This intimate ball park on Phoenix's Westside is close to several of the city's most authentic Mexican food eateries, including Ta'carbon Grill, which scores high marks for its eclectic menu of grilled meats and mouth-watering sides. Even if you're not inclined to sample the lengua - or tongue - tacos, be sure to try the carne asada (shredded pork) tacos. 

If you're craving hearty portions and combo platters, head just west of the ballpark to enjoy a meal at Popo's Fiesta del Sol. The festive, family-friendly restaurant dishes out hot and cheesy platters of all your favorites: enchiladas, tacos, quesadillas, and house specialties like the Monster Burrito, two flour tortillas stuffed with beans, rice, pico de gallo, grilled onions, bell peppers, and cheese.

But if you're graving good Chinese, head over to Good China Restaurant, an unassuming cafe with made-from-scratch specialties. House favorites include the General Tso Chicken and chop suey.

Looking for something a little different? Adventurous eaters will want to give Senor Sushi a try. The Latino fusion rolls marry classic Mexican foods like carne asada with Japanese sushi. The results are intriguingly delicious. 




Tortas Paquime is a popular regional chain serving up a delicious assortment of Mexican specialties, including authentic tortas a la plancha (Mexican sandwiches pressed on the grill), tostadas, flautas, burritos and huge assortment of antojitos...  Read More




If you're looking for budget friendly eats on the Westside, Good China will feed you well without breaking the bank. This unpretentious Chinese eatery had daily lunch specials, with virtually nothing priced over $7. For dinner, try the broccoli...  Read More




Garcia's is one of the oldest and most popular regional Mexican food chain restaurants in Phoenix. Garcia's Las Avenidas is the original location of the venerable brand, which is known for its mouth-watering combo platters. The eclectic menu...  Read More




Mexican food meets sushi at Senor Sushi, a culinary mash-up that is delighting adventurous foodies on Phoenix's west side. The restaurant menu features a huge array of specialty sushi featuring traditional Mexican flavors. Love carne asada?...  Read More




Pupusas, fried plantains, beef stew with chipilin chile. These are just a few of the homespun dishes that you'll find at Salvadoreno Restaurant #2 on Phoenix's ever-growing west side. The 3,500 square-foot restaurant is a favorite with locals...  Read More




This Vietnamese cafe may look unassuming from the outside, but there's culinary magic brewing in the kitchen. Fresh seafood, tasty stews, and luscious noodle bowls are complimented by creative sauces and spices. Whether you like your food spicy...  Read More




There are a lot of places to find good Mexican food in Phoenix, but Ta'carbon is a Mexican grill that stands out with a menu full of mouth-watering grilled meats. You'll find an infinite assortment of tacos, burritos, and plates, including carne...  Read More


Los Reyes de la Torta


Mexico City-style tortas have landed in Phoenix, and you'll find them at Los Reyes de la Torta, a casual eatery featuring some of the best Mexican-style sandwiches in town. These award-winning sandwiches feature a variety of quality meats and...  Read More




Hearty portions, fresh salsa, and creamy, cheese-topped beans are on the menu at Popo's Fiesta del Sol, a popular family-friendly Mexican restaurant on Phoenix's westside. Festive decor and a huge menu of Mexican staples make this a popular...  Read More


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Meet Patricia Escarcega

Patricia Escarcega has lived in the Arizona desert since she was a teenager. She works as a writer and editor in Phoenix with her four dogs and two cats.

She received her MFA in Creative...  More About Patricia

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