951 W. Main St.
Mesa, AZ 85201
Phone: (480) 833-1231
Fax: (480) 827-0513
Bars & Cafes
Located in Downtown Mesa, Lo Fi coffee house is just the right spot to kick start your day. The coffeehouse delivers an assortment of hot drinks, cold drinks and goodies. That's not it; they also serve fresh and gluten-free vegan food items that are just the right thing to go with your drink. Lo Fi also arranges poetry nights for the customers to take pleasure of their coffee in a soothing environment. So drop by now to enjoy their coffee and delicious scones and choco chips. The place also holds an outdoor seating area.
UB's Bar is known for its hamburgers, sandwiches and fries, is also a great place for new artists to showcase their talents. Many local and touring bands put up great shows here. With a strict dress code of black t-shirts and jeans, the guests go crazy on metal and heavy music. The staff, however friendly and chilled out. Hang out with friends for a couple of drinks and enjoy great concerts!
A bar known for its live music scene, UB's makes for a fun night out. If you're into heavy metal, then this is the place for you. However, there is no hard liquor available to accompany your head-banging; you will have to make do with beer or wine.
One of the most happening venues of the area, Big Fish Pub has seen many local artists turn into rockstars. Located only a few minutes away from Arizona State University and the Sun Devils Stadium, this pub is buzzing with energy throughout the day. The ever changing owners of Big Fish Pub have brought their own ideas and funk to the place over the years and the current scene reflects an underlying grunge theme. Mondays see Karaoke, Wednesdays have Open-Mic nights and live bands entertain the pub-goers on other nights. With its regular pub fare, great beer and extraordinary music, Big Fish Pub is the place if you want to a part of the local crowd.
Devour soft naan with Lamb Kofta and Chicken Tikka or try the Papdi Chaat, Samosas and Pindi Chole at this Indian gem of a restaurant. One can't get enough of flavorful Indian & Pakistani food at The Dhaba. Rich, spicy curries cooked in butter and sprinkled with the most fragrant of spices make this eatery, one of the most popular places for Indian food in Tempe. The restaurant also houses varieties of wines and beer that help wash down your meal. Although space is limited, the restaurant owners have managed to transform it into a vibrant, modern space that matches the cuisine.
Tempe Tavern is a local watering hole that offers a casual atmosphere to one and all. This bar is built on a historic property and its decor certainly has retained the old world charm. You can sit all by yourself and enjoy the drinks or get along your gang of friends for a cool night out. And, while you indulge in interesting conversations with them, savor the tasty menu that includes burgers, nachos and sandwiches. Drinks like chilled beers and wines perfectly complement the fun mood. For all those who need to be connected 24/7, Tavern offers wi-fi access to its guests. Apart from that, it hosts events like dance parties, live music concerts, karaoke nights and DJ sessions. For more details, check its website or call ahead.
If you happen to be in the Tempe Marketplace and need a coffee break, the Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf is where you need to stop. Offering coffees made with the finest Arabica beans, and teas with only the best, hand-plucked leaves, this is a delightful little coffee shop. With the free Wi-Fi facilities, this coffee house allows you to get on with your work while you enjoy a nice caffeinated drink. Whether you order a Cafe Caramel or a Matcha Latte, you are in for a treat.
A trendy looking restaurant with high ceilings and a modern air, Kabuki Japanese Restaurant is a place to have affordable Sushi and a preview of Japanese cuisine. Freshly made sushi and sashimi along with a diverse options of rolls feature on the menu. A great Happy Hour is a popular feature. An excellent variety of Sake accompanies your Japanese meal. The restaurant has a very open feel to it due the spacious decor and simple furnishing.
Toby Keith's I Love This Bar and Grill is the perfect venue for all kinds of celebrations and events. They offer their space for weddings, bachelorettes, private parties, conferences and large parties too. Enjoy Wednesday nights with fun karaoke specials along with some of the best brand of whiskeys and beers. This chick place also hosts many live performances by famous artists and bands. For memorable and exciting events, this place will truly be a great choice. For more details, visit their website.
Four Peaks Brewing Company serves a variety of brews and simple pub grub to go along. The lively atmosphere of this happening pub is definitely infectious. Frequented by students from nearby Arizona State University, you will also find a mostly young crowd here. While the menu is fairly basic with burgers, chicken wings, pizzas and sandwiches; the kitchen takes care to add a few interesting twists such as the Arizona chicken rolls or the clam and garlic pizza. Interestingly, sandwiches are made with their unique beer bread. Overall, it is a great place to hang out with friends and make new ones.
Club Freedom at Pompeii, is just what all the denizens of Tempe needed. With International DJs spinning it up and making their appearance quite often here, Club Freedom is definitely turning out to be one of the hottest Clubs in Tempe. Every week one can catch up on the local bands as a music movement unfolds in this two story Club.
The Salt Cellar Restaurant may be a bit hard to find, but the seafood here is hard to beat. Look for the skylight protruding from the grass at the corner of Hayden and McKellips and go on in for some of the finest coastal preparations in town. Be sure to make it for their award-winning happy hour. A handwritten menu of the day's fresh catch including king crab, lobster, shrimp, clams, crab cakes and oysters will give you a whiff on what to order. Owners Richard and Cindy Huie maintain the highest quality without compromising on service.