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Mar 25

The Tanque Verde Restaurant & Entertainment Row

The Eastside Destination for Food and Fun

Are you looking for some place to spend a few hours shopping and dining, with easy access, and that includes family or some adult fun? A convenient alternative to the more well known destinations such as Downtown, Fourth Avenue and the La Encantada area is the the Tanque Verde Restaurant & Entertainment Row on the Eastside. The Row has more than 16 restaurants, a number of fast food outlets, some unique retail stores, and even venues great for kids. By my definition the Row starts at the Pima/Wilmot/Tanque Verde intersection and ends at the Rancho Esperanza and Tanque Verde intersection at Udall Park.

 

Restaurants:

Amber Restaurant (Polish)

Bistro 44 (American)

The Canyon’s Crown Restaurant & Pub (British-style pub & restaurant)

China-Thai Restaurant

Dakota Cafe (eclectic fine dining)

Eclectic Cafe (eclectic)

Frost Gelato (dessert!)

Gusto Osteria (Italian)

The Hog Pit Smokehouse (BBQ)

Hooters (burgers, wings, bar)

Jonathan’s Cork (Southwestern)

Millie’s Pancake House (breakfast & lunch)

Nimbus Bistro (grill & bar)

O’Shaughnessy’s SteakHouse & Piano Bar

Panda Village (Chinese)

Pinnacle Peak (steakhouse)

Renee’s Organic Oven (pizza, salad, pasta)

Tino’s Pizza

Sakura (teppan grill, sushi)

Zona 78 (Italian)

Two other restaurants are not on the Row, but are near enough to be worth mentioning:

Kappy’s Bar & Sandwich Place (American)

Zinburger (wine & burger bar)

Bars & Clubs:

Cowpony (bar)

The Maverick (country dance club)

The Saddlehorn (bar)

Family Fun:

Golf N’ Stuff (minature golf, arcade)

Traildust Town (Western shows, minature railroad, museum)

Retail & Galleries:

A Fine Line (stationery, gifts)

Desert Artisans’ Gallery (local artists’ co-op)

Mark Sublette Medicine Man Gallery (Native American, Western & Mexican art)

Plants of Distinction (specimen desert plants)

Que Bonita (Mexican & Southwestern art, furniture, housewares, gifts)

Whether you’ve been shopping at the nearby Target or Costco, coming back from a round of golf at Arizona National Golf Club, or are looking for a place to go or meet with family or friends, the Tanque Verde Restaurant & Entertainment Row has something for everyone. Click on the links above to plan your next day or evening out.

Approximate transportation rates from:

  • Canyon Ranch Resort: $14
  • Loews Ventana Canyon Resort: $17
  • Hilton East Hotel: $10
  • Sheraton Four Points Hotel at the University of Arizona: $17