Best American Restaurants in Tempe

Expert recommended Top 3 American Restaurants in Tempe, Arizona. All of our american cuisine face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and general excellence. You deserve only the best!


149 South Farmer, Tempe, AZ 85281 Directions

Since 2014

Culinary Dropout is a trendy gastropub with a large beer & cocktail menu, serving American comfort food and live music. The restaurant serves classic meals done right. Culinary Dropout at the Yard is the ultimate adult playground, with live music, sports, and a soulful atmosphere. Kids can enjoy their delicious chicken tenders, buttered noodles with parmesan, crispy shrimp, and cheeseburger. You can try their yummy bresaola salumi, salami Toscana, prosciutto di San Daniele, and hot capicola.

Grilled Asparagus, Grilled Steak Tacos, Prairie Breeze Cheddar, Buttermilk Pie, Cheap House Salad, Pesto Shrimp Orecchiette, Deviled Eggs, Roasted Salmon, Bacon Cheddar Pretzel Chips, Korean Style Ribeye Cap, Prosciutto Di San Daniele, Pork Ribs, Jamón Ibérico, Ahi Tuna Tartare, Rainbow Trout, Sweet Corn Ravioli, Salami Toscana & House Potato Chips

Discount: 50% Off for beer and wine

Price: Starts from $3



Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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114 East 7th Street, Tempe, AZ 85281 Directions

Since 1987

House of Tricks is a cozy spot that serves New American fare in a 1920s bungalow with a patio featuring a fire pit & bar. It is located near the famous Mill Avenue, Gammage Auditorium, and the ASU campus in the heart of downtown Tempe. Their seasonally inspired menus change frequently and reflect a diverse mix of cultures and flavors, showcasing the freshest products available. The Tricks restaurant is housed in two charming cottages from the turn of the century, which make guests feel right at home. A wooden deck and a covered outdoor bar connect the cottages and provide an ideal place to relax with friends. The chefs recommend specialties, including homemade meatloaf, grilled chicken breast, grilled salmon, and teriyaki steak. The restaurant offers lunch and dinner with a selection of vegan, vegetarian, and meat dishes.

Chef’s Soup Du Jour, Artisan Cheese and Charcuterie Plate, Mushroom Burger, Beef Tenderloin and Caesar Salad, Pork Carnitas Rillette, Toasted Green Chili Corn Bread Blt, Seared Diver Scallops, Smoked Pulled Chicken, Bison Meatloaf, Lamb Barbacoa Arepa, Seared Foie Gras, Grilled Chicken Breast, Roasted Green Chiles & Aged Firm Goat Cheese

Best of the East Valley in 2010, 2011 & 2012 by East Valley Tribune

Price: Starts from $8



Mon - Sat 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sun Closed

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310 South Mill Avenue, Suite A101, Tempe, AZ 85281 Directions

Since 2011

Daily Jam is an American cafe delivering breakfast & lunch classics in a low-key, urban-chic space with a patio. Situated in the heart of local communities, Daily Jam is a casual place for daily drinks, breakfast, lunch, brunch, and dessert. Seven days a week of inspired delicacies, all served up with an urban cool vibe in an indoor/outdoor atmosphere. Their ingredients, sauces, and spices transform traditional brunch items into delicious dishes that can only be found within their kitchen. Daily Jam offers exclusive items such as Red Velvet Waffles, Pecos Grille Sandwich, PB&J smoothie, a range of omelettes and breakfast drinks, all served in an enjoyable and friendly atmosphere with customizable order formats. Daily Jam provides catering services for all special occasions, from corporate events to baby showers.

Chilaquiles, Old Fashion Dagwood, Portobellini, Pecos Grille, Huevos N' Chorizo, Waldorf Chicken, Morning Glory Omelets, Waffles, French Toast, Original Chop, Spring Mix Salad, Daily Burrito, Farmers Market Benedict, Eddies Breakfast Tacos, Grilled Potatoes, Original Pancakes, Chipotle Egg Burrito, Smokehouse Avocado Stack & Croque Madame

Voted best waffles in Arizona by Food Network in 2018

Price: Starts from $1.5

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Mon - Sun 7:00 am - 3:00 pm

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