It’s Suns playoffs season in the Valley and we’ve rounded up some of the best restaurants to support the team and catch a great bite to eat!
7042 E. Indian School Rd., Scottsdale, AZ
Blue Clover Distillery is here to start the party and help you cheer on the Suns– no place rallies the valley quite like the lively microdistillery in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale! Order delicious game day options like the bar and restaurant’s build-your-own pizzas ($10) with made-from-scratch pizza dough and fresh salads ($8). Watch the game at Blue Clover while you dine and sip on craft cocktails like the Scottsdale Sunset ($13) mixed expertly with Blue Clover grapefruit vodka, lemon, aperol, prosecco and lavender bitters or enjoy the massive, 123-ounce Mule Thumper ($69) cocktail with your party of four or more to share during the game!
4801 E. Cactus Road, Scottsdale, AZ
Margaritas, Mexican food and a high-energy atmosphere? Now that’s what we call a slam dunk! Guests are welcome at this nouveau Mexican eatery to dine inside or on the restaurant’s expansive patio to watch Suns games. Start your meal with The Mexicano’s game day drinks like any of its 16-oz draft beer options ($8) like Modelo Negra and Dos Equis Especial, or renowned margarita options like the Best F#*%ing Margarita ($14)! Pair your drinks with fan-favorite menu options like the Carne Asada tacos made with the restaurant’s handmade blue corn tortillas ($5.50/each) or the Sonoran Molcajete ($39) made delicious with simmered shrimp, carne asada, chicken, onions, roasted cactus, mafioso salsa, panela cheese and lime.
15530 N. Tatum Blvd. Suite 160, Phoenix, AZ
3151 W. Frye Road, Chandler, AZ
9780 W. Northern Ave #1100, Peoria, AZ
The Sicilian Butcher is a great location for game day! Rally your friends, watch the game at the Italian restaurant’s bar and try shareable platter options like the Sicilian in Strada ($16 per person/ four person minimum) featuring all the best Sicilian street eats: panelli fritters, arancini, cazzilli, meatballs, artisanal meats and cheeses and bruschetta. The restaurant’s menu also includes customizable pastas and meatball buckets, salads and more– popular menu items for game day include the Prosciutto Di Parma ($16) pizza made with San Marzano tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, arugula, sliced prosciutto and grana or the Sicilian Sausage and Peppers ($16) sandwich crafted with caramelized onions, long hot peppers, auricchio, provolone and San Marzano tomato on a sesame-crusted Sicilian baguette.
3961 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix, AZ
CRUjiente’s authentic Mexican cuisine and reimagined Mexican street tacos will have you cheering before the Suns score! Kick start your viewing experience with the restaurant’s house-made Queso ($9) with chips or fresh Ceviche ($15) and any of CRUjiente Tacos’ draft/bottled/canned beer options like the Wren House ‘Spellbinder’ hazy IPA ($7.50) or the Mother Earth ‘Cali Creamin’ nitro cream ale ($6.50). Pair your drinks and appetizers with signature menu items like the Korean Fried Chicken taco made with compressed cabbage, pickled jalapeño, gochujang and mojo de cebolla ($8.50) or the crunchy beef taco ($7) made delicious with cheddar jack cheese, cabbage, housemade hot sauce and pico de gallo. In addition to great food and service, CRUjiente Tacos also has a great atmosphere for game days– no seat is a bad seat to watch the Suns at this socially vibrant restaurant!
1155 W. Ocotillo Rd Ste #1, Chandler, AZ
Enjoy game days at K-38 Beach Mex Cantina, a unique Mexican restaurant that offers a variety of specialty South-of-the-border food and drinks and offers a vibrant atmosphere to watch the Suns! Rally your friends and try shareable appetizers like the restaurant’s signature Loaded Guac ($11) with mango pico de gallo, pomegranate seeds, cilantro and cotija cheese or the tasty Mexican Shrimp Cocktail ($12.50) with house-made cocktail sauce. The restaurant’s extensive drink options will help you celebrate the win (or lessen the pains of the loss)– try signature tropical cocktails like the Tiki Margarita ($10.50) mixed with reposado, vanilla, pineapple, citrus trio, exotic spice and nutmeg. Fan-favorite entrees to enjoy while watching the Suns include the Baja Dog ($10) with Mexi slaw, avocado, pico de gallo, jalapeños, dank sauce and cilantro or any of the restaurant’s delicious taco options like the Margarita Shrimp tacos ($13.99) with grilled marinated shrimp, mango pico de gallo, Band Bang sauce, mexi slaw and cilantro and served with rice and beans!