Roosevelt Row, or RoRo if you prefer, is Phoenix's premiere arts district. The neighborhood is adjacent to downtown Phoenix, which makes it easily accessible to most visitors. You'll find historic houses, art studios, and yes, plenty of fine dining establishments to enjoy during your visit to this vibrant corner of Phoenix.
At the top of our list you'll find Carly's Bistro, an unassuming restaurant with ambiance in spades. Live jazz on the tiny stage, a huge selection of fine wines, and a simple yet well-executed menu makes Carly's Bistro a foodie destination. Start with one of the cheese plates on the appetizer menu. There will be no regrets.
If traditional vintage diners sound appealing, you won't want to miss Roosevelt Row's own Welcome Diner. Don't be fooled by the square footage and small kitchen. The cooks here mean serious business, crafting inventive revisions of American classics with serious panache.
Looking for a fine craft beer to enjoy with lunch or dinner? You'll definitely want to make a pit stop at Mother Brunch Brewing, a local microbrewery putting out quality craft brews and an expansive menu of creative pub fare. The small plates menu features house specialties like salty pork rinds and mussels steamed in the house-brewed beer.