622 East Adams Street Historic Heritage Square Phoenix, AZ 85004 +1 602 254 0600
Historic Heritage Square in downtown Phoenix houses some of the area's best restaurants. This popular place is nestled in one of the quaint old buildings which was formerly used as a Victorian-style tearoom. Today it is run by Japanese master chef, Nobuo Fukuda. During the day, visitors can enjoy a relaxing, rejuvenating cup of their favorite tea, in an ancient ceremonial ambiance (chanoyu). At night, the place transforms itself into a busy izakaya, serving drinks and small plates. Nonetheless, day or night, this award-winning restaurant always offers an exciting new fusion of culinary tradition and innovation.
302 West Latham Street Phoenix, AZ 85003 +1 602 262 2050
The Great Arizona Puppet Theater has been creating magic through puppetry since 1983. For many years now, their performing group has been delighting adults and children alike with its unique brand of entertainment. The many plays in the theater's repertoire include Cinderella and Hansel and Gretel, as well as lesser known titles such as The Elephant's Child by Rudyard Kipling. Prices and schedule subject to change; please call for current shows and times.
565 North Third Street, Between 3rd and 5th Streets Southeast of 3rd Street & Fillmore Phoenix, AZ 85004 +1 602 956 4262/+1 602 307 5371
Enjoy comfortable stadium seating while you watching your favorite movie. AMC Arizona Center 24, at the Arizona Center in Downtown Phoenix, is sure to please the avid movie-goer. Smell the popcorn before you even reach the door and a full snack bar is available in the lobby. Parking is nearby with easy access to shopping spots and restaurants. For current movie information, check their interactive website.
122 North 2nd Street Phoenix, AZ 85004 +1 602 252 1234
Attached to the Hyatt Regency and directly across the Symphony Hall, this bar caters to an upscale clientele. With more than a dozen high-quality single malt scotches, 13 fine imported cigars, a selection of draught beers that includes Kirin Ichiban all the way from Japan and specialty cocktails as exotic as the Pomegranate Mojito, this place has alot to offer. Sample that special cognac featured in the Journal of Fine Spirits while nibbling a tasty sandwich, salad or sushi. Open from 11a daily, Networks also features a patio offering a quiet retreat.
101 East Jackson Street Phoenix, AZ 85004 +1 602 253 7337
Owned by legendary rocker and Phoenix resident Alice Cooper, this is one wild party place. Located in central downtown near Chase Field, it is popular after sporting events and concerts. The courtyard features a stage that has hosted talents such as Dave Mustaine, Keanu Reeves and Alice Cooper himself. The kitchen cooks up home-style entrees named after athletes and musicians. Try the Megadeth Meatloaf or the Ty Cobb Salad.
24 North Second Street Second Street & Washington Phoenix, AZ 85004 +1 602 253 0118
Even though former Phoenix Suns star Dan Majerle is no longer a part of the franchise, his legacy lives on in his eponymous restaurant. It is usually crowded before, during and after Suns games. At lunch, it's also popular with downtown businessmen. Housed in the oldest commercial building in downtown Phoenix, the interior has the feel of a contemporary sports bar. The fare is mainly sandwiches, burgers and a few hot entrees.
440 North 32nd Street Phoenix, AZ 85008 +1 602 267 1600
Built in the 1960s, this notable theater was originally a conference center. Currently the venue is used for concerts and comedy with many popular artists making this a stop while on tour. Popular entertainers who have performed here include Garth Brooks, Jerry Seinfeld, George Carlin and Diana Ross. It seats 1888 to 2650 depending on the stage conversion offering a theater-in-the-round style or as a proscenium stage, based on production needs. Ample secured parking is available. Call or visit the website for a current schedule of upcoming events, as well as ticketing information.
18 West Monroe Street Phoenix, AZ 85003 +1 602 253 6081
The Seamus McCaffrey's Irish Pub and Restaurant is Phoenix's first and downtown's only, authentic Irish Pub. It offers a wonderful selection of imported beers and whiskeys, including some that can't be found anywhere else in Metro-Phoenix. Enjoy classic favorites of Irish Beef Stew and Shepherd's Pie with daily specials covering both Irish and American dishes. The Irish breakfast is served on Sunday mornings from 9am until noon. This charming pub with its lively atmosphere is located in the historic Hotel San Carlos. Live traditional music is also a featured attraction, making it the best place in the city for all things Irish.
203 West Adams Street Between Second Avenue & Adams Street Phoenix, AZ 85003 +1 602 534 5600/+1 602 262 7272
Located in the center of Phoenix, the Orpheum Theater is one of the oldest historic venues in the city. Built in 1929, the Spanish Baroque-style building underwent major transformation after its purchase by the city of Phoenix in 1984. The theater reopened in January 1997 and continually hosts performances. The building itself listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The venue seats 1,400 and is currently used for civic events, performing arts and touring productions featuring dance, theater and music concerts. Ticket prices vary; call the Civic Plaza Box Office at +1 602 262 7272 for details.
222 East Monroe Street Phoenix, AZ 85004 +1 602 254 7399
Featuring two separate theaters, the Herberger Theater Center is centrally located in downtown Phoenix. Center Stage contains a hydraulic orchestra pit and accommodates up to 802 patrons and the superb acoustics optimize every dramatic presentation. The smaller, more intimate Stage West theater seats 325 and this is where various dance troupes, plays and orchestras perform. This center is also home to Ballet Arizona, the Actors' Theater of Phoenix and the Arizona Theater Company. Call or visit the Web site for current shows, times and ticket prices.
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