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3 Midtown Phoenix Restaurants Where You Can Enjoy a Delicious Meal

Sometimes you want to dine in the comfort of your own home. At BridgeWater Senior Living, you can certainly do just that. We serve three chef-prepared meals a day that can be enjoyed in the privacy of your own room or in our community dining room.

But sometimes you want to get out and explore the town as well. Have family visiting and want to enjoy a nice meal out? We can certainly make some recommendations. Here are three of our favorite midtown Phoenix restaurants to have a delicious meal at while out on the town.

Switch Restaurant

Dubbed “the neighborhood joint,” Switch is a popular spot for visitors and locals alike. The restaurant serves up good old-fashioned comfort food, like shrimp and grits, chicken pot pie, and mac ’n’ cheese. Wash it all down with a glass of wine or a handcrafted cocktail.

The restaurant’s philosophy is that everyone is treated like family as soon as they walk through the door. So make yourself at home and enjoy the local urban art displayed throughout the restaurant. At Switch, you’ll get a taste of delicious food served alongside midtown Phoenix culture in a casual dining atmosphere.

Ocotillo Restaurant

Blending a natural landscape with modern architecture, Ocotillo exemplifies the best of what Phoenix has to offer. Indoors, you’ll be greeted with a modern, industrial atmosphere, while outdoors you can take in the native desert flora. Choose from one of several outdoor dining spaces, including the chef’s ramada, 3rd street patio, Lucy’s lawn, or the beer garden. You can also sip a signature craft cocktail at the popular Sidecar Cocktail Lounge.

Ocotillo Restaurant features New American seasonal cuisine with a touch of Arizona flair. There’s a strong emphasis on fresh, local, and seasonal ingredients. Ocotillo offers small and large plates as well as fresh, house-made pasta dishes. There are also vegan and gluten-free options available. Enjoy lunch, dinner, or weekend brunches.

Binkley’s Restaurant

Celebrating a special occasion? Binkley’s offers a premier fine-dining experience. The multi-course prix fixe menu is served over several hours with each course fully explained. The restaurant is small and intimate, with only 20 spots available each evening. For those looking to spend quality family time in a sophisticated, semi-private setting, Binkley’s is your go-to spot.

Binkley’s is one of our favorites because it’s more than simply a restaurant serving delicious food. It’s a unique dining experience where old family memories can be shared over the dinner table and new memories can be made in the process.

These restaurants are just a small taste of the fine dining that midtown Phoenix restaurants have to offer. Think of it as a small sample to wet your palette. There is so much more to explore.

When you live at BridgeWater, you’ll be conveniently located near quality restaurants and other places to venture. So if you’re looking to satisfy your appetite for both food and adventure, you’ll fit right in here. We invite you to be our guest, both at our dinner table and beyond.