10 Best Restaurants Near Maryvale Park: Eating Well on Phoenix's Westside

Patricia Escarcega

By , Local Expert, Phoenix
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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. The slow-roasted meat is fall-off-the-bone tender and perfectly seasoned. For dessert, the chocoflan is...  Read more »

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    Popo's Fiesta Del Sol

    Mondays are all-you-can-eat day, which means you can chow down on all the beef, chicken or machaca tacos and bean tostadas you want.

    Local Expert Tip: "Mondays are all-you-can-eat day, which means you can chow down on all the beef, chicken or machaca tacos and bean tostadas you want."

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    Los Reyes de la Torta

    Los Reyes de la Torta makes grilled-to-perfection sandwiches that are mouth-wateringly good.

    Local Expert Tip: "Try a delicious, fresh-squeezed agua fresca drink with your meal."

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    Ta'carbon Grill

    Ta'carbon Grill is one of the best places in the city to taste-test traditional grilled Mexican meats.

    Local Expert Tip: "For a large group, try the "paquete familiar," or family size selection of grilled meats."

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    Go Go China Bistro

    Go Go China Bistro is a friendly, unassuming cafe offering made-to-order Chinese specials.

    Local Expert Tip: "Stop by for great lunch special combos, which include an egg roll, fried wontons, and your selection of fried rice or white rice."

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    Pho Binh Minh

    Pho Binh Minh dishes out authentic Vietnamese noodles, soups, and refreshing fruit juices.

    Local Expert Tip: "Don't miss the large selection of fresh, healthy juices and shakes."

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    Good China Restaurant

    Good China is family-friendly, affordable, with a menu of consistently good Chinese specialties.

    Local Expert Tip: "Stop by for the lunch specials, which come with a side of rice and an egg roll."

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    Filiberto's is a local favorite, dishing out tasty Mexican food 24 hours a day.

    Local Expert Tip: "Breakfast is served all day. Try the chorizo burrito for a spicy morning kick."

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    Gallo Blanco Cafe

    Gallo Blanco Cafe manages to dish out food that is both gourmet and unpretentious, in a casual, relaxing hotel setting.

    Local Expert Tip: "Try one of Gallo Blanco's fresh licuados, a light Mexican fruit shake."

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    Crazy Jim's Restaurant

    Crazy Jim's is a great spot for tasty Greek and Italian favorites.

    Local Expert Tip: "Try one of the restaurant's Crazy Salads, no-lettuce salads featuring huge chunks of meat, vegetables, and topped with shredded cheese."

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    Pane Bianco

    Pane Bianco is ideal for a casual yet gourmet wood-fired sandwich featuring delightfully fresh bread.

    Local Expert Tip: "Stop by for Happy Hour and bar bites from 3 to 6 pm Monday through Friday."



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