Chandler is a city full of rich culture and is lucky to have a small community feel with its own history. Still, the town lies not far from Phoenix and Tempe, so the big city life is nearby. It shares the desert climate which results in sunny days and sunny people. In fact, Chandler was listed in 2016 as a "Playful City, USA" community and was recognized for taking an innovative approach in making play important in everyday life. Chandler is not only is it known for recreation, but also for food. Below is a list of three restaurants of different styles for every occasion.
For a fancy dinner out in Chandler, Arizona, your best bet is Kai Restaurant. Make a reservation anytime Tuesday through Saturday from 5:30 to 10 pm. Kai comes from the word seed in the Pima language. It is the only restaurant in Arizona that has an AAA Five Diamond/Forbes Five Star rating. In addition, it has been named one of OpenTable's 10 best Restaurants in America. The chef uniquely combines Pima and Maricopa tribal influences with local favorites using only farm fresh ingredients. It is the perfect destination for a birthday or anniversary dinner and if things go really well, you can even extend your visit to an overnight stay.
Looking for something a little more down to earth? Then the SanTan Brewery is the place for you. Filled with local pub fare to fill you up and local beers to wash it all down, you can enjoy the cool outside air through eating on the patio or eat inside and watch the game on one of the flat screens. Try a few of their local beers through a tasting flight, pick your favorite and then buy a six pack to enjoy at home.
Needing something tasty and quick? Chandler locals suggest Espo's Mexican Food. This Mexican cuisine is incredibly authentic, tasty, and inexpensive. In addition to all those things, this restaurant is so quick and easy. Patrons order their food at a counter and wait as their creation is pieced together by Espo's awesome staff. When your number is called, simply collect your food, grab a soda and enjoy inside, outside or take your food out to eat anywhere!
After being in Chandler, Arizona for a little while, you'll find that the food is a big part of the culture. But, it has so much more to offer. Please contact us with any additional questions or concerns and let us be the first to say, "Welcome to the good life!"