Dining Information

Mouthwatering. Savory. Seasonings. Aroma.

These words have long been used to describe the unique dining establishments in Glendale and the West Valley. Welcome to destination dining the West Valley way. Our restaurants serve up a feast of worldly flavors, with tastes ranging from traditional German or Polish fare to contemporary Chinese and home-style Mexican flavors. Take your taste buds on a global tour without ever leaving the neighborhood. And our reputation won’t let your cravings down, as our restaurants have earned local and national accolades, with mentions in The Arizona Republic, Where Magazine and The New Yorker.

Glendale and the West Valley is home to hundreds of restaurants. There is something for everyone, and your appetite is sure to be satisfied. Culinary enthusiasts will find a wide variety of eateries throughout the region.

Click here for a listing of Historic Downtown Glendale restaurants (PDF)

A Touch of European Cafe
7146 N. 57th Drive
Glendale, AZ 85301

The self-made chef Waldemar Okula (Owner), uses his taste buds, imagination, touch of love to create home cooked meals. A home cooked meal is what Waldemar will prepare for you while Malgorzata will entertain you. As a result, you will have a memorable meal that will bring you back to your childhood days. Be sure to try the Goulash, Loin of Pork and homemade Kielbasa. And, don’t miss their delicious soup -  just ask for a “shot of the soup.” If that tickles your taste buds, order the bowl!

A Touch of European will be setting sail on their third Culinary Tour of Poland in May 2016! Want to tag along and see the sights with people who know their stuff? Check out the tour info here>>

Bitz-ee Mama's
7023 N. 58th Ave.
Glendale, AZ 85301

Bitz-ee Mama's, located in historic downtown Glendale, is a family-owned restaurant serving authentic Mexican food since 1972. The friendly staff, great food, and awesome prices are one of the best kept secrets in Glendale. Restaurant hours are Monday through Wednesday, 6 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday through Saturday 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., and breakfast on Sunday, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Catering and rooms available for banquets or special events by request.


5819 W. Glendale Ave.
Glendale, AZ 85301

Cuff, a casual American bar and restaurant in Historical Downtown Glendale, features a fusion of classic Southern and Southwest Flavors. With a relaxed neighborhood vibe, Cuff is a locally owned (David Chang) eatery that focuses on flavor-packed cuisine, an array of classic and creative cocktails, boutique wines, and cold craft beer.


Dazzo’s Doghouse
6143 W. Glendale Ave.
Glendale, AZ 85301

We put the “Chicago” in the classic hotdog. For an authentic dining experience in a fun and casual environment, visit Dazzo’s Doghouse – a family-owned hometown tradition for more than 30 years! Serving up some of the best dogs, Italian beef, sausage, burgers and fries this side of Wrigley. And don’t forget to try our refreshing Italian ice in a variety of flavors.

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
9712 W. Northern Ave.
Peoria, AZ 85345

Fleming’s features the finest prime steaks and an award-winning collection of 100 wines by the glass. Join us for cocktails and appetizers after work, or enjoy an evening with family and friends in our lively, relaxed atmosphere.

Haus Murphy’s of Glendale
5739 W. Glendale Ave.
Glendale, AZ 85301

Featured on the Food Network’s “Diners, Drive-ins and Dives,” this gem of a restaurant in Historic Downtown Glendale has become a favorite of many patrons worldwide. Whether you crave authentic German Cuisine or just a giant pretzel and a beer, you won’t be disappointed. It is the perfect place for parties big and small. Providing service either inside the new Wunderbar Lounge (German-Style long table seating) or in the Biergarten. With the Haus Oompah Band during dinner hours Friday and Saturday (6:30 to 8:30) and local bands Friday and Saturday from 8:30 to 11:30, you can’t go wrong!

Hop Stop Diner
7013 N. 58th Ave.
Glendale, AZ 85301

At the Hop Stop Diner, the decor is super cute and clean, like a 1950s soda shop. Enjoy the great atmosphere and music from a bygone era! Open 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Serving a wide variety of delicious comfort foods and sweets, from burgers to cupcakes, their famous Turkey Avocado and the homemade apple pie!


Lenny’s Burgers & Shakes
5713 W. Glendale Ave.
Glendale, AZ 85301

Enjoy delicious burgers, Vienna Beef hot dogs, sandwiches, chicken wings and fish & chips, but save room for dessert including shakes, malts, floats and sundaes. Open Monday-Friday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m-7 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Dine-in or carry out.

The Melting Pot of Arrowhead
19420 N. 59th Avenue, B-113
Glendale, AZ 85308

The Melting Pot is the premier fondue restaurant with 135 locations in North America. Providing a romantic dining experience for all occasions with gourmet fondue!

Michelle & Gerald’s Southern Cuisine
7138 N. 57th Drive
Glendale, AZ 85301

Michelle & Gerald’s Southern Cuisine provides an authentic Southern-style food experience, taking pride in making everything from scratch.

Polo's (Nostalgi'a Cancione E Vino)
4935 W. Glendale Ave., Suite 17
Glendale, AZ 85301

Family owned Italian cuisine featuring made-to-order pasta and Old World recipe fresh bread. International wine selection and reasonable prices. Authentic atmosphere and a dining experience to remember.

Papa Ed’s Ice Cream
Old Fashioned Family Fun
7146-B N. 58th Ave.
Glendale, AZ 85301

Premium ice cream served in a variety of 16 flavors including sugar free and dairy free. Step back in time and relax in our garden area that can be reserved for your next get together. Visit soon for a sweet experience you won’t forget.

Pedro’s Mexican Food Restaurant
4938 W. Glendale Ave.
Glendale, AZ 85301

A long-time, hometown staple in authentic Mexican flavors, Pedro’s is both a local favorite and a sought-after must for visitors to the Valley. Serving up some of the tastiest homemade tamales, chimis and enchiladas to be found this side of the border, this family run restaurant boasts stellar customer service and has been named a Best Mexican Restaurant by both “Phoenix Magazine” and “The New Times.”

Shelley's Specialty Desserts
5845 W. Palmaire Ave.
Glendale, AZ 85301

Shelley's specializes in custom cakes and cookies! Wedding cakes, birthdays, special events and more. Party favors, sugar flowers, pies, cheesecakes, petit fours - everything is made in house and from scratch. Always striving to find local farmers and companies to source ingredients.


Shot of Java Coffee Shop
7003 N. 58th Ave
(behind Pizza Old Roma)
Glendale, AZ 85301

"A cup of gourmet coffee shared with a friend is happiness tasted and time well spent"

We are not a chain. We are privately owned, which means we are here because we have a personal interest and appreciation for the drinks and food we serve which is why each cup is made to order.

A Shot of Java offers delivery service to the downtown.  Monday through Friday, with delivery times twice daily: 8:30 - 10:00am; the second delivery time: 1:30 3:00pm. Delivery service will cover 58th to 55th avenues from Glendale to Myrtle avenues, for business in the downtown area  only. 

There will be a small delivery charge of .35 a drink. Call in your order to 623-847-2423 or email it to


The Spicery in our 1895 Home
7141 N. 59th Ave.
Glendale, AZ 85301

This unique and charming restaurant is located in one of the oldest homes in the Historic Catlin Court area of Downtown Glendale. The chefs prepare the flavors of yesteryear, just like our mothers and grandmothers made. From the fresh baked rolls to chicken salad, everything is homemade. And be sure to save room for dessert!  Lunch served Monday thru Saturday from 10:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m. (reservations suggested) and Tea is served by reservation during regular hours.