With the development of the Loop 303 Corridor, Glendale is bustling with industrial growth. Announcements that corporate giants are setting up major manufacturing and brewery operations in the area’s “New Frontier” have increased real estate activity. Another area of burgeoning interests is Glendale’s restaurant and entertainment scene.
Glendale’s Restaurant Scene
Winner of Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence for the last six years, The Arrowhead Grill is a favorite of Glendale residents looking to enjoy a steak, vegetarian, or gluten-free special occasion meal with friends and family members. With affordable seafood, steak, salad, and side options, and an elaborate wine and whiskey bar, this eatery offers its customers accessible fine dining.
Ajo Al’s, a beloved local restaurant, offers its patrons a wide range of delicious Mexican food dishes and traditional drinks. Those that enjoy dining at this Maricopa County eatery will be pleased to find that Glendale is home to one of four Ajo Al’s Phoenix area locations.
Popos Fiesta Del Sol is another Mexican food staple for Glendale patrons. With its simple and affordable menu, customers can enjoy a build-your-own burrito or delight in favorite menu item such as the Carne Asada Dinner.
La Piazza Alforno is a brick oven pizza restaurant located in Oldtown Glendale. This charming, family-friendly eatery is not only an area favorite, but has also been featured on the Food Network’s Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives, and serves southern Italian style pizza from a traditional recipe using the finest ingredients. La Piazza is where you go for award-winning pizza, amazing pasta dishes, salads, desserts, and more in Glendale.
Kiss the Cook Restaurant is the right spot for those looking for a comfortable, traditional style breakfast, brunch, or lunch. This inconspicuous, small, homey restaurant, is said to offer generous portions of delicious homemade American-style comfort foods. There are also gluten-free and vegetarian options available on the menu.
For the last 24 years, Haus Murphy’s has been serving Glendale residents a wide variety of traditional German foods and beers. This is another Glendale favorite that has been featured on the Food Network’s Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives. Haus Murphy’s offers famous dishes such as the Sauerbraten, Pork Schnitzel with Paprika Gravy, and Wiener Schnitzel that are not to be missed.
Glendale’s Westgate Entertainment Center is a mixed-use urban development which, when completed, will include up to eight million square feet of retail, office park, dining, entertainment space, and hotels. Westgate serves as a central point for Glendale and the West Valley’s entertainment. This area is also the location of the Gila River Arena, home to the NHL Arizona Coyotes, and the University of Phoenix Stadium which is home to the NFL’s Arizona Cardinals. The space has outdoor fountain areas for children, 20 restaurants, retail stores, and entertainment venues. Westgate is home to Arizona’s largest AMC theatre, and it hosts over 250 live events each year.
For those looking to enjoy the outdoors, Sahuaro Ranch Park and Manistee Ranch offer residents access to historical properties set amid unique and beautiful surroundings. Additionally, Glendale citizens looking to spend time outdoors may want to go to the Elsie McCarthy Sensory Garden or the Desert Botanical Garden. Hiking and bicycling enthusiasts will also find themselves close to some of the most beautiful parks in the world, such as Thunderbird Conservation Park.
These are just a few of the wonderful places you can enjoy while living in Glendale. It’s evident that this is a thriving and vibrant community on the rise with numerous dining and entertainment options. Laura B. Bramnick is an experienced Arizona real estate attorney who can help you during your Glendale real estate transaction. If you are seeking an exceptional, client-driven real estate lawyer in Scottsdale, Glendale, Phoenix, Sedona, and throughout the State of Arizona, contact Laura B. Bramnick to schedule your consultation.