10 Best Restaurants in Chandler, AZ

10 best chandler restaurants in Arizona

Credit: Image by inboundREM | Source

There’s a lot to see and do in Chandler, Arizona, from enjoying the great outdoors to taking in an inspiring performance. Visitors enjoy the diverse community, premier shopping, arts and culture, and fabulous restaurants.

One of the best parts of travel is vacation dining, and when it comes to restaurants, Chandler boasts a bustling culinary scene.

Exploring Chandler's Culinary Landscape

Chandler offers a plethora of local eateries that provide a great mix of modern and traditional dining to visitors and locals alike. Downtown Chandler alone has more than 40 independently owned and operated restaurants.

North of the downtown square, Uptown Chandler offers global flavors like Korean-style BBQ, Neapolitan-style pizza, Shanghai hand-pulled noodles, and Taiwanese-style shaved ice.

Best of Chandler, AZ

If you’re looking to expand your culinary horizons and try some of the most creative and unique dishes in Arizona, be sure to include these Chandler restaurants in your list.

chandler restaurants serving sweet and sour pork

Credit: Image by Israel Albornoz | Unsplash

1. Singing Pandas Asian Restaurant & Bar

This family-run restaurant serves a mix of Americanized and authentic Chinese cuisine in two distinct dining experiences: a modern, laid-back dining room and a lounge complete with a bar and stage.


  1. Sweet & Sour Pork – Fried pork, yellow onion, carrots, green pepper, and pineapple with sweet and sour sauce.
  2. Kung Pao Chicken – Chicken breast with zucchini, red pepper, yellow and green onions, dry red pepper, and chili oil sautéed in a Kung Pao sauce garnished with peanuts.
  3. Prawn with Lobster Sauce – Prawn with yellow onion, green pepper, water chestnuts, and eggs in a black bean sauce.


“Singing Pandas Asian Restaurant and bar is an adorable place where people sing and have a blast while enjoying delicious Asian food! Shows on Friday and Saturday night that are really fun and nostalgic, and involve the audience. Other music during the week as well…. you will enjoy it immensely!”
Nancy Damone

Restaurant Information:

chandler restaurants serving Birria Frittata

Credit: Image by Doris Morgan | Unsplash

2. Hash Kitchen

Hash Kitchen is a vibrant, creative breakfast and bar concept where you can take your pup to brunch. This spot has a large patio with oversized umbrellas to keep both you and your pooch comfortable.


  1. Smoked Brisket Hash – Crispy golden potato cake, smoked brisket, poached eggs, onion rings, hollandaise.
  2. Huevos Ranchero Hash – Slow chile-braised beef, fried eggs, black beans, queso fresco, crispy tortilla, avocado salsa, and red chile sauce.
  3. Birria Frittata – Slow chile-braised beef, queso fresco, cilantro, and consommé.


“Very lively and fun breakfast place. It’s loud as there is a in-house DJ. Service is outstanding. Very short wait at 9am on a Saturday was pleasantly surprising. Our waiter Ivan was the best. He was polite, informative and attentive. Food was delicious and very large servings. A definite must breakfast spot in Chandler. Such an amazing time, will for sure return.”
Marcy Elizondo

Restaurant Information:

chandler restaurants serving brisket

Credit: Image by Letícia Pelissari | Unsplash

3. American Way Smokehouse

American Way Smokehouse is known for serving sandwiches prepared with premium ingredients the old-fashioned way. The farm-to-table smokehouse, bakery, and café, offers everything from handcrafted salads to ribs smoked daily.


  1. Tri Tip Sandwich – Smoked tri-tip with melted cheese, chimichurri spread, and spring mix on sourdough.
  2. Market Dip – Smoked tri-tip or brisket topped with cheese and grilled onions served on a ciabatta bun with a side of au jus.
  3. Brisket Sandwich – Smoked brisket topped with slaw and BBQ sauce and served on a brioche bun.


“Fabulous! Everyone at the table enjoyed the smoked meats that make up most of their menu. The casual atmosphere perfectly complements the venue: American Way Smokehouse shares space with a large antique/”junktique” mall. It all makes for a lighthearted, just plain fun mealtime. We’ll definitely be back!”
Kathleen Bryson

Restaurant Information:

steak skewers served on chandler restaurants

Credit: Image by Sam Moghadam Khamseh | Unsplash

4. Brickyard Downtown

Located in a historic building in Downtown Chandler, Brickyard Downtown’s dinner-only, New American menu features tapas-style shareable plates and craft cocktails.


  1. Chicken Satay – Miso-marinated chicken thigh, peanut sauce, pickled Fresno, green apple, mint, and dill.
  2. Steak Skewers – Soy-marinated beef tenderloin, scallion, pickled carrot, and sesame seed.
  3. Coconut Shrimp – mango sticky rice, crunchy chili oil, coconut, and ginger creme anglaise.


“The experience at the Brickyard Downtown is unlike any other when it comes to craft cocktails created by passionate mixologists and a chef driven menu with a casual yet detail oriented variety of dishes. Having been to nearly every cocktail bar in the greater Phoenix area, this place is definitely at the top of the list among some of the finest of its peers.”
Yousef Hawash

Restaurant Information:

chandler restaurants serving Porterhouse Steak

Credit: Image by Food Photographer | Unsplash

5. DC Steak House

DC Steak House is popular for its steaks, seafood, chops, and wine. The restaurant serves up a cozy neighborhood vibe, with a large indoor dining room and an urban patio for outdoor dining.


  1. Porterhouse Steak – Served with sautéed mushrooms.
  2. Pan-Fried Lemon Chicken – Served over pasta.
  3. DC Cheesesteak – With giardiniera, bell peppers, and onions.


“We had our family brunch on Sunday at DC Steakhouse and the atmosphere is so clean and beautiful! Our food was delicious at a great value. We had a bloodmary and the presentation is quite impressive. Our servers were so gracious and on top of everything. We’ll be going back! Highly recommend.”
Diana Finn

Restaurant Information:

chandler restaurants offering Duck Confit Alfredo

Credit: Image by Emre İnan | Unsplash

6. The Hidden House

Located in Downtown Chandler in an intimate 1939 cottage, The Hidden House offers a unique blend of casual dining experience in its front courtyard and an upscale dining experience inside the cottage.


  1. Lamb Tikka Masala – Orzo, tikka masala curry, cherry tomato, goat cheese, pickled radish, cilantro, and pita.
  2. Duck Confit Alfredo – Orecchiette pasta, duck confit, maitake mushroom, foie gras and mushroom-infused alfredo sauce, parmesan, and Tête de Moine.
  3. Peri Peri Lamb Backstrap – Mole negro, black garlic peri-peri, seasonal squash, chickpea, and pickled watermelon radish.


“Delicious food in a delightful garden patio that felt like a secret escape from Chandler. Landscaping enhanced the experience, which was already hard to top with inspired cocktails and dishes to match. Dined with clients during a business event and will recommend to anyone. Staff went beyond normal service with personal recommendations and care, even providing a linen napkin for resting items next to the table. Phenomenal.”
Jena Warren

Restaurant Information:

chandler restaurants serving chicken wings

Credit: Image by Alaundra Alford | Unsplash

7. ATL Wings

Located in north Chandler, ATL Wings has been a staple among locals since 2012. Dubbed the “King of Wings,” patrons come here for its famed handcrafted sauces, including Honey Habenoro, Citrus Chipotle, Garlic Parmesan, and Sweet ‘n’ Tangy.


  1. Spicy Chicken Sandwich – Breaded spicy chicken breast in a soft brioche bun. Optional: lettuce, cheese, and pickles.
  2. Crispy Chicken Wraps – Delicious crispy chicken tenders wrapped in a soft, warm flour tortilla. Get your homemade sauce lightly tossed on the tender or have it on the side.
  3. Traditional Wings – Perfectly fried fresh (never frozen) chicken wings that are prepared and hand-tossed into your choice of over twenty homemade sauces.


“Best wing spot in Chandler, great food, this place never disappoints. Friendly staff, always maintaining a clean restaurant.”
Jaime Fernandez

Restaurant Information:

chandler restaurants serving burgers and fries

Credit: Image by Tim Toomey | Unsplash

8. BKD'S Backyard Joint

This modern-day sports bar is one of the best dog friendly restaurants Chandler residents love to come to for good food in a relaxed setting. BKD’s features a finely crafted menu that includes wings, nachos, burgers, build-your-own pizza, and sandwiches.


  1. BKD’s Burger – Memphis sweet and smoky rub, applewood smoked bacon, smoked aged cheddar cheese, leaf lettuce, sliced tomato, fried onion strings, and chipotle aioli on a noble brioche bun.
  2. BKD’s Bourbon King Double – Double brisket patties, jalapeno bacon, chipotle BBQ, smoked pork, onion strings, dill pickle chips, maple bourbon bacon jam, red onion, sliced cheddar sliced, and pepper jack cheese on a brioche bun.
  3. (The OG) Cubano – Smoked pork, smoked ham, sweet pickle, white cheddar, and spicy mustard served on ciabatta roll.


“Wife has hasn’t been feeling well for months… so I try to get her out of the house a couple of days a week. This weekend’s choice was BKD Backyard Joint in Chandler. Louise had the Pub Cod Sandwich w/ fries and a glass of white wine. I had the Corned Beef & Hash w/Eggs brunch and a Modelo Especial. Wow! We both remarked multiple times about the outstanding food! We’ll be back!”
John Egan

Restaurant Information:

Pizzeria in chandler restaurants

Credit: Image by Kelvin T | Unsplash

9. Bella Gusto Urban Pizzeria

Bella Gusto Urban Pizzeria is famous for serving traditional cuisine and artisanal eats like fresh pasta dishes, hand-crafted desserts, and panini sandwiches. The bar features a large variety of Italian wines, local craft beers, and house-made sangria and limoncello.


  1. Capricciosa – San Marzano sauce, fresh mozz, roasted mushroom, artichokes, olives, and capicola.
  2. Gorgonzola Gnocchi – Gnocchi, truffle gorgonzola cream sauce, artichokes, red onion, crispy pancetta, and arugula.
  3. Italian Chop – Spring mix, salami, Soppressata, provolone, pepperoncini, red onion, heirloom grape tomatoes, and balsamic vinaigrette.


“We saw this on Check Please Arizona. Our new favorite Italian place. The food is delicious. Everything tastes so fresh. The food was so good, we splurged on dessert. Meatball appetizer, spaghetti and meatballs, Tuscan pizza, cannoli and custard- a recommend all these.”
Donna D

Restaurant Information:

classic pizza in chandler restaurants

Credit: Image by Marcelo de Souza | Unsplash

10. Floridino’s Pizza & Pasta

A Chandler landmark, Floridino’s Pizza & Pasta is popular for its iconic pizza muffins, in addition to delectable traditional pizzas and pasta.


  1. Deluxe – Pepperoni, ground beef, ham, mushrooms, green peppers, onions, and black olives.
  2. Baked Lasagna – Lasagna noodles layered with marinara sauce, fresh Italian sausage, seasoned ground beef, and special three-cheese ricotta blend.
  3. Eggplant Parmigiana – Breaded eggplant, smothered in marinara sauce and topped with mozzarella cheese, with a side of spaghetti or ziti.


“My wife and I visited Arizona for a few days and were looking for places to eat, and since we wanted to dine at local places we decided to just search good local restaurants. I’m glad we chose the first one that popped up from the search.

Floridino’s has excellent customer service. They were very friendly and accommodating. The food was also incredibly good, especially the Pepperoni Muffins that we got.

I’d definitely recommend eating here. When we come visit Arizona again, best believe we’re eating here again, too.”
Cewre TK

Restaurant Information:

Wrap Up

There you have it – the best Chandler restaurants you shouldn’t miss when you’re in the city.

And if you’d like to know more about Chandler, AZ, beyond its amazing culinary scene, feel free to give us a call or text us at (480) 888-5272 or send us an email at cc@ccrealestate.com so we can schedule an appointment.

Frequently Asked Questions

Reservations are not required but recommended at these restaurants: The Hidden House, Bella Gusto, and DC Steakhouse.

Yes, some of these restaurants are Floridino’s and Singing Pandas.

Yes, you may check the websites of these restaurants for takeout and delivery: Singing Pandas, ATL Wings, and Bella Gusto.