It's approaching midnight, you’re hungry, and your go-to dinner haunt has closed up shop for the evening. Don’t turn into the fast food drive-through just yet, we’ve got details on top spots to tuck into a late-night meal in Phoenix.

Go to places in:

 

Downtown Phoenix

 

Bitter & Twisted

Located inside the former Arizona Prohibition Headquarters, Bitter & Twisted has earned global recognition for its cocktail program and was recently named one of the “40 Best Bars in America For Food Lovers” by Food Network. The full menu is available every night until 11 p.m. and the late-night menu is available until 1:30 a.m.

1 W. Jefferson St., Phoenix
602-340-1924

 

Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails

This contemporary American gastro-lounge specializes in social plate dining complemented by trailblazing cocktails. The bar menu is available until midnight daily.

2 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix
602-258-0231

 

Carly’s Bistro

Nestled along Roosevelt Row, Carly’s is an independent bistro that offers salads, sandwiches, beer and wine along with a side of local art. The kitchen is open until midnight during the week and Friday and Saturday until 2 a.m.

128 E. Roosevelt St., Phoenix
602-262-2759

 

Chico Malo

If you’re looking flavors as edgy and bold as the nightlife of downtown Phoenix, Chico Malo is the spot. Here, techniques and tastes from throughout South America are available until 9 p.m. Sunday, until 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday and until midnight on Friday and Saturday.

50 W. Jefferson St., Phoenix
602-603-9363

 

Cocina 10 at Crescent Ballroom

The menu at the Crescent Ballroom includes burgers, burritos and more, and makes a great end-of-the-night stop. The kitchen here stays open until midnight daily.

308 N. Second Ave., Phoenix
602-716-2222

 

Copper Blues Rock Pub & Kitchen

Billed as your one-stop shop for “soul, beer and music,” Copper Blues also touts a tasty menu that delivers apps, pizzas, burgers and salads until 11 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and until 2 a.m. on Friday and Saturday.

50 W. Jefferson St., Phoenix
480-719-5005

 

Dust Cutter

Located inside the Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel, this modern saloon features Southwestern bites and entrees with ingredients from the Sonoran Desert until midnight daily.

100 N. First St., Phoenix
602-333-0000

 

Fez

This trendy—and buzzing—late-night spot offers a wide variety of shared plates, burgers, "savory signatures" and a mean martini until midnight during the week and until 1 a.m. on Friday and Saturday.

105 W. Portland St., Phoenix
602-287-8700

 

The Grand

What do you get when a cafe walks into a bar? Downtown Phoenix's The Grand is open 24/7 and is serving up all of your late-night cravings. Whether you choose the gooey mac and cheese or The Grand Burger, you'll probably leave tempted to return the next morning for breakfast.

718 N. Central Ave., Phoenix
602-795-8552

 

Grand Avenue Pizza Company

If you're craving old school pizza, you can find your fix at this Grand Avenue shop that took home awards for best slice in the city in 2015 and 2016 from Phoenix New Times. The other best part? It's open until 4 a.m.

1031 Grand Ave., Phoenix
602-253-6107

 

Hanny’s

This swanky department store-turned-even swankier downtown bar is open until 1:30 a.m. daily and serves up appetizers, pizzas, sandwiches and dessert until 1 a.m.

40 N. First St., Phoenix
602-252-2285

 

Jobot

The all-day, breakfast-heavy menu runs to the 3 a.m. mark on weekends (midnight on weekdays) with such specials as waffles, chilaquiles, biscuits and gravy and the crowd-favorite crepes. 

333 E. Roosevelt St., Phoenix
602-281-7127

 

The Kettle Black Kitchen & Pub

If you’re looking for the ambiance of modern pub, but have a craving for more than “pub grub,” Kettle Black is your answer. Featuring new twists on old classics and innovative creations, this kitchen is open until midnight daily.

1 N. First St., Phoenix
602-651-1185

 

Lucky Strike Lanes & Lounge/Gypsy Bar

You won’t find typical bowling alley fare here. The burgers and pizzas epitomize laid-back refinement, but the eclectic shareable plates are the king pin here—and are available until 11 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and until midnight on Friday and Saturday.

50 W. Jefferson St., Phoenix
602-732-5490

 

Moira Sushi Bar & Kitchen

Moira’s kitchen is serving flavorful, fresh Japanese fusion—and your late-night sushi fix—until 11 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and until 2 a.m. on Friday and Saturday. (Bonus: happy hour runs from 10:30 p.m. to 2 a.m. Friday and 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday.)

215 E. McKinley St., Suite 102, Phoenix
602-254-5085

 

The Park Street Food Bar & Beer Garden

The Park is what happens when you combine an indoor beer garden and a live music venue. And when you add in gourmet American, Asian, Mexican and BBQ menu items, it becomes a picnic. Well, at least until 10:30 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and until 1:30 a.m. on Friday and Saturday.

3 S. Second St., Phoenix
602-362-5627

 

Seamus McCaffrey’s Irish Pub & Restaurant

Enjoy Irish fare, including shepherd’s pie, corned beef and cabbage, or salads or sandwiches until midnight Monday through Wednesday, until 1 a.m. Thursday and until 2 a.m. Friday and Saturday.

18 W. Monroe St., Phoenix
602-253-6081

 

SoSoBa Phoenix

Located on Roosevelt Row, SoSoBa is a modern spin on a traditional ramen shop that offers a relaxed vibe, vibrant cocktails and more noodles than you could ever possibly know what to do with served from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. daily.

214 W. Roosevelt St., Phoenix
602-795-1005

 

Squid Ink Sushi

Calling all sushi lovers—and their rice- and noodle-loving counterparts: While sushi service ends at midnight, Squid Ink's downtown location serves up a wide variety of entrees until 11 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and until 2 a.m. on Friday and Saturday.

Downtown: 2 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix
602-258-0510

Peoria (until 10 p.m. Sun-Thurs; until midnight Fri-Sat): 9947 W. Happy Valley Road, Phoenix
623-561-7747

 

Tilted Kilt Pub and Eatery

One glimpse of the famous red and black plaid, and there's a good chance that comfort food with an Irish twist and cold beers are in your future. Choose from pub burgers, traditional wings, fish & chips and more until 11 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and until midnight on Friday and Saturday.

Downtown: 2 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix
602-293-3888

Tempe: 1617 W. Warner Road, Tempe
480-592-0102

 

Valley Bar

Phoenix’s newest—and perhaps only—subterranean music venue is also home to Arizona history (check out the Rose Room) and late-night bites. Here, appetizers, salads, flatbread and such are available until midnight Sunday through Thursday and until 1 a.m. on Friday and Saturday.

130 N. Central Ave., Phoenix
602-368-3121

 

Welcome Diner

Few things top off a night downtown like a Little Birdy (fried chicken and cheddar on a biscuit) and beer from this cozy neighborhood spot. The diner is open from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. daily, plus there's brunch on Saturday and Sunday for the early risers.

929 E. Pierce St., Phoenix
602-495-1111

 

The Whining Pig Beer & Wine Bar

With six Phoenix-area locations, The Whining Pig is quickly becoming a neighborhood late-night star. Here, craft beer and wine are accompanied by a selection of grilled cheese sandwiches and charcuterie until 11:30 p.m. Monday through Wednesday and until 1:30 a.m. Thursday through Saturday.

Downtown: 201 E. Washington St., Phoenix
602-795-9910

Phoenix: 1612 E. Bethany Home Road, Phoenix
602-633-2134

Arcadia: 3730 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix
602-795-9910

Desert Ridge: 21001 N. Tatum Blvd., #46-1405, Phoenix (located inside The District)
480-500-5358

Gilbert: 2512 S. Val Vista Drive, Gilbert
480-696-4004

Ahwatukee: 5030 E. Ray Road, Phoenix
480-248-6969

Central Phoenix

 

 

Armadillo Grill

Armadillo Grill is a real-deal sports bar (think: 44 HD TVs and off-track betting), that serves a late-night munchies menu, featuring such small bites as fried pickles, until midnight Sunday through Wednesday and until 1 a.m. Thursday through Saturday.

1904 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix
602-287-0700

 

Delux Grill + Sushi

If it’s a late-night burger you crave, Delux is the place. Enjoy one of their signature sushi rolls or burgers accompanied by a mini grocery basket of fries until 2 a.m. daily.

3146 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix
602-522-2288

 

5 & Diner

This retro spot, located on 16th Street in Phoenix, serves up ’50s fun along with burgers or breakfast 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

5220 N. 16th St., Phoenix
602-264-5220

 

Lux Central

Stop by Lux for a savory Dutch pancake, pulled pork on a brioche bun or vegetable risotto. While the menu changes daily, the fact that dinner is served until midnight daily does not.

4402 N. Central Ave., Phoenix
602-327-1396

 

Nogales Hot Dog

Technically not a restaurant, but still a Phoenix late-night staple, the Nogales Hot Dog stand serves up some of the city’s best Sonoran-style hot dogs until midnight Monday through Thursday and Sunday, and until 1 a.m. on Friday and Saturday.

1945 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix
602-527-0208


O.H.S.O. Brewery + Distillery

Craving trendy late-night eats? Check out O.H.S.O.'s variety of dishes, such as a chicken Waldorf wrap or the Brewer's Board until midnight daily (all locations).

Arcadia Brewery: 4900 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix
602-955-0358

Scottsdale Distillery: 15681 N. Hayden Rd. #112, Scottsdale
480-948-3159

Paradise Valley Brewery: 10810 N. Tatum Blvd. #126, Phoenix
602-900-9003

Gilbert Brewery: 335 N. Gilbert Road, Gilbert
602-900-9004

 

Urban Beans

Late-night food isn't all unhealthy bar snacks and burgers: Urban Beans, open 24 hours, serves up entirely plant-based and vegan/vegetarian breakfast, lunch and cafe offerings 'round the clock.

3508 N. Seventh St., #100, Phoenix
602-595-2244

 

The Vig

The Vig, home to a fun-meets-upscale vibe, is the kind of place where backyard bocce ball and signature cocktails converge. Beginning at 10 p.m., the kitchen kicks off a special late-night menu featuring shareable bites and comfort food.

Arcadia (open until 2 a.m.): 4041 N. 40th St., Phoenix
602-553-7227

Uptown (open until 12 a.m. Wednesday and Sunday; 1 a.m. Thursday; and 2 a.m. Friday-Saturday): 
6015 N. 16th St., Phoenix
602-633-1187

McCormick Ranch (open until midnight Thursday; 1 a.m. Friday-Saturday):
7345 N. Via Paseo Del Sur, Scottsdale
480-758-5399

Fillmore (open until midnight Monday-Thursday; and 2 a.m. Friday-Saturday): 
606 N. Fourth Ave., Phoenix
602-254-2242

McDowell Mountain (open until midnight Thursday; 1 a.m. Friday-Saturday):
10199 E. Bell Road, Scottsdale
480-935-2949

 

Scottsdale

 

 

AZ88

This hip spot near Scottsdale’s nightlife is known for its award-winning cocktails (the classic dirty martini was voted best of the Valley last year) and delicious burgers and sandwiches. The kitchen is open until 12:30 a.m. daily.

7353 E. Scottsdale Mall, Scottsdale
480-994-5576

 

EVO

The super-chic, brick-walled interior of EVO sets the mood late into the night with a full menu of decadent Italian favorites until 1:30 a.m. After midnight it's technically morning, so why not dig into the "brunch after dark" menu for mimosas, waffles, biscuits and gravy, steak and eggs and breakfast pizza.

4175 N. Goldwater Blvd., Scottsdale
490-263-9814

 

Pig & Pickle

Pig & Pickle offers a late-night menu until 1 a.m. daily. Some snacks and plates include udon noodles with peanuts, duck fat fries, a tot of the day, fried Brussels sprouts, a ground pork burger and more.

2922 N. Hayden Road, Scottsdale
480-990-1407

 

Second Story Liquor Bar

On Fridays and Saturdays, head upstairs in this chic Scottsdale locale for a special late menu featuring WTF biscuits with seasonal jam, pasta de noche, falafel with whipped feta, a chef's board and more from 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday and Saturday (until 10 p.m. the rest of the week).

4166 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale
480-945-5555

 

East Metro Area

 

 

The Brickyard Downtown - Chandler

Global flavors, sharable plates and craft cocktail mixology have landed in Chandler, thanks to the efforts of The Brickyard team. Here, food service is available until 10 p.m. Sunday (closed Monday) and Tuesday through Thursday, on Friday and Saturday this extends to 1 a.m.

85 W. Boston St., Chandler
480-963-1373

 

Culinary Dropout - Tempe

Kick back in a trendy indoor/outdoor space with string lights, live music and plenty of yard games, and choose from the full menu until 10 p.m. on Sunday, until 11 p.m. Monday through Thursday and until 1 a.m. on Friday and Saturday.

149 S. Farmer Ave., Tempe
480-240-1601

 

Casey Moore's Oyster House

There are oysters to be had at Casey's, not to mention shrimp boats, crab cakes, tacos and sandwiches. This popular patio spot offers plenty of indoor/outdoor seating and a full menu until 1 a.m. daily.

850 S. Ash Ave., Tempe
480-968-9935

 

Cornish Pasty Co.

Cornish Pasty Co. serves up dishes from Cornwall, inspired by the lunches of miners. Enjoy their pasties (pronounced PASS-TEE) until midnight Monday through Thursday and until 2 a.m. Friday and Saturday. 

Mesa: 1941 W. Guadalupe Road, Mesa
480-838-3586

University: 960 W. University Drive, Tempe
480-894-6261

Mill: 425 S. Mill Ave., #111, Tempe
480-629-4726

Scottsdale: 3800 N. Goldwater Blvd., Scottsdale
480-845-1220

Downtown Phoenix: 7 W. Monroe St., Phoenix
602-374-8500

 

Four Peaks Brewing Company

Enjoy a pizza, burger or any of the other many choices on Four Peaks late-night menu along with a pint of local beer. The kitchen is open until 11 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and until midnight on Friday and Saturday.

8th Street Brewery: 1340 E. Eighth St., Suite 104, Tempe
480-303-9967

Grill & Tap: 15745 N. Hayden Road, Scottsdale
480-991-1795
 

Handlebar Tempe

Conveniently located within walking distance to most of Tempe’s nightlife, this neighborhood bar and grill is known for its variety of beer offerings as well as fine local sausages and hand-cut fries, which are available until 2 a.m. daily (summer hours).

680 S. Mill Ave., Suite 109, Tempe
480-474-4888

 

West Metro Area

 

Tim Finnegan’s Irish Pub

With Bavarian pretzels, corned beef taquitos and potato skins to kick things off, and Bailey's bread and butter pudding and a Guinness chocolate brownie to tempt your taste buds, Tim's late-night happy hour menu is available from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Thursday through Sunday.

17045 N. 59th Ave., #103, Glendale
602-875-8331

 

OHYA Sushi Korean Kitchen & Bar

Get your fill of Korean BBQ, stir fry, sushi and more until 1 a.m. Monday through Thursday and until 2 a.m. Friday and Saturday.

4920 W. Thunderbird Road, Suite 117, Glendale 
602-298-0110

 

State 48 Brewery

If you've ever longed for a place that creates menu items from scratch, brews beer on site, tons of local pride,  any combo of bowling, pool and shuffleboard, you can find it at a State 48 location. The Funk House, located at Westgate Entertainment District, is open until 2 a.m. on Friday and Saturday. This is just one of State 48 Brewery's four Greater Phoenix locations, and each offer a distinct flavor profile, er, experience.

Funk House: 6770 N. Sunrise Blvd., Glendale
623-877-4448

Brewery: 13823 W. Bell Road, Surprise
623-584-1095

DTPHX: 345 W. Van Buren St., Phoenix
602-254-4848

Lager House: 15600 N. Hayden Road, ​Scottsdale
480-659-0048