Spring Training Dining: These Arizona Restaurants are a Home Run

Spring Training in Arizona isn’t just about the crack of the bat and the roar of the crowd—it’s also a time to indulge in the diverse culinary offerings that surround the ballparks. 

From authentic tacos to mouthwatering waffles and everything in between, the Valley’s dining scene is as exciting as the games themselves. Join us as we explore some of the best dining destinations near each Spring Training stadium, where fans can fuel up before or wind down after the games. 

There’s something to satisfy every palate as you soak in the excitement of America’s favorite pastime. So grab your ticket, prepare your appetite and dive into the culinary delights awaiting baseball fans across the Valley.

American Family Fields of Phoenix 

Home of: Milwaukee Brewers 
Eat here: Popo’s Fiesta Del Sol Mexican Food

For years, this festive Mexican restaurant has been a go-to spot for families. Adorned with vibrant décor, it offers an extensive menu featuring Mexican-American combo plates like cheesy chiles rellenos and savory machaca. Don’t miss out on their popular daily happy hour from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., and mark your calendar for Tuesdays when you can enjoy 99-cent margaritas.

6542 W. Indian School Road, Phoenix. 623-846-2636, www.poposmexicanfood.com

Camelback Ranch

Home of: Los Angeles Dodgers and Chicago White Sox
Eat here: Myungrang Hotdog & Boba Drinks!

The trending Korean corn dog, known as “hot dogs” in Korean, makes for a great post-game meal. Featuring a sausage or mozzarella cheese stick coated in sweet panko batter and fried to perfection. Unlike the traditional American corn dog, the use of rice flour batter gives it a distinct chewy texture. Toppings such as sweet potato cubes and Flaming Hot Cheetos crumbs add a unique twist to this delicious snack.

9140 W. Glendale Ave., Suite 110, Glendale. www.myungrangwestgate.com

Goodyear Ballpark

Home of: Cleveland Guardians & Cincinnati Reds
Eat here: Waffletto

This cozy coffee shop offers a diverse range of Belgian waffles to cater to every taste preference. Indulge your sweet tooth with the piña colada waffle, featuring a delectable topping of fresh pineapple, coconut, granola, and condensed milk. For a savory option, try the chorizo waffle paired with scrambled eggs, spring salad mix, cottage cheese and Monterey Jack cheese. Alongside these waffle creations, the menu boasts a selection of salads, smoothies, iced teas and lemonades to complete your dining experience.

406 N. Litchfield Road, #208, Goodyear. 623-230-3732, www.waffletto.com

Hohokam Stadium

Home of: Oakland Athletics 
Eat here: Espiritu Cocktails + Comida 

Consider shaking up your annual Spring Training routines with a visit to this recently opened restaurant and cocktail destination in downtown Mesa. Helmed by renowned Valley culinary talents Armando Hernandez and Nadia Holguin, known for their acclaimed establishment Tacos Chiwas, and joined by Rene Andrade of the nationally acclaimed Phoenix restaurant Bacanora, this spot promises a fresh experience. Specializing in seafood dishes paired with a diverse selection of expertly crafted cocktails, it offers a departure from tradition.

123 W. Main St., Mesa. 480-398-8129, www.espiritumesa.com

Peoria Sports Complex 

Home of: San Diego Padres and Seattle Mariners 
Eat here: Harumi Sushi and Sake

At this Japanese restaurant renowned for its iconic purple rice sushi, patrons can indulge in a variety of offerings. From lunch specials such as assorted nigiri and sashimi and many other options, the menu caters to diverse preferences. Other highlights include delicacies like baby squid salad and yellowtail carpaccio. Among the signature dishes is the Harumi roll, featuring tempura shrimp and crab salad encased in purple rice and topped with tuna, tobiko, spicy mayonnaise and shredded daikon.

24681 N. Lake Pleasant Parkway, #101, Peoria. 480-486-6178, www.harumisushiaz.com

Salt River Fields at Talking Stick

Home of: Arizona Diamondbacks and Colorado Rockies
Eat here: Collins Bros. Chophouse

Facebook: Collins Bros. Chophouse

This neighborhood restaurant, once named Twisted Grove Parlor + Bar, elevates contemporary American cuisine with a refined touch. Indulge in a range of offerings from seafood to sandwiches, along with rotisserie chicken and various steak cuts. Don’t forget to save room for desserts from their sister restaurant, Sweet Provisions.

8220 N. Hayden Road, Scottsdale. 480-699-0811, www.collinsbroschophouse.com

Scottsdale Stadium

Home of: San Francisco Giants
Eat here: Citizen Public House

Drawing inspiration from the cozy ambiance of traditional English pubs, this contemporary gastropub offers a sophisticated twist on beloved bar snacks and pub classics. If you’re seeking a relaxed post-game drink, the skilled bartenders at Citizen Public House expertly craft an array of craft beers and timeless cocktails. Don’t miss out on the social hour specials featuring barrel-aged cocktails and flavorful bites such as bacon fat popcorn and beer fondue served with pretzel bread.

7111 E. Fifth Ave., Scottsdale. 480-398-4208, www.citizenpublichouse.com 

Sloan Park

Home of: Chicago Cubs
Eat here: AZ Social Hall

Nestled within this dynamic restaurant and bar lies an ideal setting for pre- or post-game hangouts. Guests can immerse themselves in the lively atmosphere while engaging in pub-style games and lounging on hammock swings. Meanwhile, the bar serves up an array of playful cocktails to complement the experience. As for the culinary offerings, the menu presents a fusion of refined pub grub with a Latin influence, featuring delectable options such as elote, brisket-stuffed quesadillas and indulgent green chile mac and cheese.

715 S. McClintock Drive, Tempe. 480-747-3851, www.azsocialhall.com

Surprise Stadium

Home of: Kansas City Royals and Texas Rangers 
Eat here: Saigon Kitchen

In a modern dining space, this neighborhood eatery presents a range of Vietnamese classics, such as pho, banh mi sandwiches, rice vermicelli noodle bowls and flavorful curry dishes. The vibrant bar invites you to sip on refreshing cocktails like the lychee martini while enjoying its standout offerings, such as the succulent filet mignon, shaken beef and the irresistible caramelized salmon. 

14071 W. Bell Road, Surprise. 623-544-6400, www.saigonkitchenaz.com 

Tempe Diablo Stadium

Home of: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
Eat here: Cocina Madrigal Tacos + Tequila

Cocina Madrigal emerged as a highly acclaimed dining destination, securing the coveted title of Yelp’s number-one spot across the country in 2022. Located just a short 10-minute drive from Tempe Diablo Stadium, the family-owned Mexican restaurant has gained widespread recognition for its signature enchiladas and crafted margaritas. With an inviting patio atmosphere and flavorful food, Cocina Madrigal sets the stage for post-game unwinding, offering patrons a selection of enticing happy hour deals on appetizers, margaritas, draft beer and wine.

4044 S. 16th St., Phoenix. 602-243-9000, www.cocinamadrigal.com

Even more, enjoy Spring Training dining deals at the following Valley restaurants:

18 Degrees — This Scottsdale hangout spot is giving 20% off your entire dining bill when you show your same-day Spring Training game ticket. Have your post-game meal at 18 Degrees and enjoy their wide variety of options. This offer is valid through March 26.

Diego Pops, The Montauk & The Hot Chick — Grab a refreshing drink after the game and show your same-day Spring Training ticket to receive a “Bad Birdie — Juicy Golden Ale” draft beer for $4. The offer is valid through March 26. 

El Patron New Mexican Restaurant and Cantina — Craving New Mexican dishes and a house-made margarita after watching America’s favorite pastime? Anyone with a Cactus League Spring Training ticket within three days of attending the game will receive 15% off their bill at El Patron Mexican Restaurant and Cantina. Make sure to stop by the Scottsdale restaurant and make the most of this great deal. 

Federal American Grill — Curb your appetite before or after a Cactus League Spring Training game with a free appetizer from Federal American Grill. Anyone with a Spring Training ticket can get a plate of their beloved sticky ribs, fresh oysters, chicken wings, a half-baked cookie and more for free.

Koibito Poke — This award-winning poke franchise is giving guests the chance to enter a raffle where they can win signed baseball merchandise including cards, baseballs and more until March 26. To enter, guests must scan the raffle QR code when dining at any of their five locations in the Valley.

Los Sombreros — Bring in your same-day Arizona Spring Training ticket to Los Sombreros and receive a frosty draft beer for only $2! Inspired by Oaxaca, the culinary capital of Mexico, Los Sombreros proudly serves authentically elevated, contemporary-casual Mexican dishes. Offer valid through March 26 at both the Scottsdale and Mesa locations.

Mici Italian — Proudly serving family recipes made from scratch, Mici Italian in Queen Creek is offering half-priced pizzas and pastas when you bring in your same-day Arizona Spring Training ticket. Mici’s award-winning pizzas are tossed with dough made fresh every day and topped with their family-recipe sauce. Offer valid through March 26.

Morning Squeeze — Enjoy the $3 Out of Your League spritz cocktail starting March 1 at the Valley’s grooviest brunch spot. Morning Squeeze’s Tempe, Phoenix and Scottsdale locations will offer the special spritz and, different from many others, no game ticket is needed for the offer.

Myke’s Pizza — Head to Downtown Mesa to enjoy Valley foodies’s favorite pizza spot to enjoy $2.50 off a Margherita Pizza. Myke’s Pizza is nationally known for its elevated takes and unique approach to pizza toppings, but the Margherita Pizza, specifically, is loved and craved. The Margherita Pizza at Myke’s is $16.50, but if guests mention or show their Spring Training tickets with their order, they will receive the $2.50 discount through March 26. 

Pita Jungle — This Valley favorite is giving out free small hummus to guests who bring in their same-day Spring Training game ticket. You must present your ticket at the time of order. This offer is valid through March 26 at certain participating locations.

Streets of New York — The locally loved, family-owned pizzeria is giving dine-in guests $5 off a $25 minimum purchase with proof of their AZ Spring Training game ticket, now through March 26 at all their locations.

Be sure to read more about The Ultimate Visitor’s Guide to the Cactus League Spring Training here. Learn more about Spring Training in Arizona at www.cactusleague.com.

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