16 OF THE BEST RESTAURANTS NEAR LUKE AFB
By Will Borger
IntroductionIt’s not surprising that Arizona is known for its Mexican and Southwest cuisine, but that’s not all Phoenix has to offer. Whether you’re looking for a restaurant run by a celebrity chef, an award-winning steakhouse, and or the local hole-in-the-wall, there’s plenty here to enjoy. So, as you orient yourself to your new community, you may wonder: Where are the best restaurants to eat on Luke AFB and in the surrounding areas of Phoenix? Know what you’re hungry for? Click the number(s) to go right to where you want to go: (1-4) Luke AFB Exchange Food Court Restaurants (5) Fast Food Restaurants on Luke AFB (6-10) Family & MWR Restaurants on Luke AFB (11-13) TripAdvisor’s Top 3 Restaurants Near Luke AFB (14-16) Yelp’s Top 3 Restaurants Near Luke AFB
Suggested Read:Luke Air Force Base: In-Depth Welcome Center
Luke AFB RestaurantsDining options on base are available in many flavors and multiple locations. Due to ongoing coronavirus concerns, it is best to confirm restaurant hours before you go.
Luke AFB BX Food Court - Bldg 1540
1. CharleysLuke AFB 7071 N. 138th Ave. Bldg. 1540 Glendale, AZ 85307
Phone: 1 (623) 935-4029
2. Popeye’sLuke AFB 7071 N. 138th Ave. Bldg. 1540 Glendale, AZ 85307
Phone: 1 (623) 215-3226
3. StarbucksLuke AFB 7071 N. 138th Ave. Bldg. 1540 Glendale, AZ 85307
Phone: 1 (623) 935-2671
4. SubwayLuke AFB 7071 N. 138th Ave. Bldg. 1540 Glendale, AZ 85307
Phone: 1 (623) 215-2038
Luke AFB BX - Bldg 114
5. Burger KingLuke AFB 7071 N. 138th Ave. Bldg. 1114 Glendale, AZ 85307
Phone: 1 (623) 256-6117
Luke AFB Family & MWR RestaurantsPlease check Luke Air Force Base’s events and MWR website for COVID-19 updates and to view the restaurants’ current menus.
6. Club Five SixLuke AFB 7071 N. 138th Ave. Bldg. 161 Glendale, AZ 85307
Phone: 1 (623) 856-6446 Club Five Six serves a wide variety of breakfast foods, as well as burgers, sandwiches, wraps, and salads. It’s also host to theme parties, satellite-broadcast sporting events, live bands, DJs, bingo nights, and karaoke nights.
7. Hensman Dining FacilityLuke AFB 7071 N. 138th Ave. Bldg. 545 Glendale, AZ 85307
Phone: 1 (623) 856-6396 The Hensman Dining Facility is known for its healthy options. In addition to traditional salad ingredients, the facility offers a rotating selection of other options and a specialty kitchen hotline that allows Airmen to combine ingredients of their choice.
8. The T-Bolt Cafe Flight KitchenLuke AFB 7071 N. 138th Ave. Bldg. 954 Glendale, AZ 85307
Phone: 1 (623) 856-6420 The T-Bolt Cafe Flight Kitchen specializes in quick meals and carry out a la carte items, perfect for an on-the-go bite to eat.
9. The Grill Snack BarLuke AFB 15100 W. Northern Avenue Waddell, Arizona, 85355
Phone: 1 (623) 856-0004 The Grill Snack Bar is part of the Falcon Dunes Golf Course and offers breakfast options as well as appetizers, burgers, sandwiches, salads, and more.
10. G-Force CafeLuke AFB N. Litchfield Rd. Luke AFB, AZ 85307
Phone: 1 (623) 856-6446 G-Force Cafe serves breakfast and lunch, pairing classic sandwiches and salads with breakfast burritos and croissant-based sandwiches.
Restaurants Near Phoenix, AZThere are more than 200 restaurants in the area according to Visit Phoenix. No matter what you’re looking for, you’re likely to find it. So, what restaurants are near Luke Air Force Base, AZ? With so many great choices, which restaurants are truly the best? That depends on who you ask so we provided some local favorites rated by TripAdvisor and Yelp to get you started.
TripAdvisor’s Top 3 Phoenix, AZ, Restaurants
11. Cocina Madrigal4044 S. 16th St. Phoenix, AZ 85040
Phone: 1 (602) 243-9000 Don’t let Cocina Madrigal’s humble appearance fool you: this place has excellent authentic Mexican food, wonderful margaritas, and a staff people can’t stop praising.
12. Ajo Al’s Mexican Cafe5101 N. 16th St. Phoenix, AZ 85016
Phone: 1 (602) 222-9902 Ajo Al’s Mexican Cafe is a local favorite, combining excellent service with food that keeps families regularly coming back for more.
13. Rusconi’s American Kitchen10637 N. Tatum Blvd. Phoenix, AZ 85028
Phone: 1 (480) 483-0009 Known for its “unique, fresh, and creative” cuisine, Rusconi’s American Kitchen is hailed by reviewers as a “gourmet delight” and “a must-do when in Arizona.”
Yelp’s Top 3 Phoenix, AZ, Restaurants
14. The Arrogant Butcher2 E. Jefferson Ste. 150 Phoenix, AZ 85004
Phone: 1 (602) 324-8502 Known for its elegance and impeccable service, The Arrogant Butcher serves up steaks, burgers, seafood, bar bites, and craft beer and cocktails.
15. The Kettle Black Kitchen Club1 N. 1st St. Ste. 108 Phoenix, AZ 85004
Phone: 1 (602) 651-1185 With its old-school Dublin vibe and attentive staff, The Kettle Black Kitchen Club serves up excellent pub food, particularly burgers and sliders, and makes a mean mojito.
16. The Farish House816 N. 3rd St. Phoenix, AZ 85004
Phone: 1 (602) 281-6659 A cozy bistro and wine bar, The Farish House is family-owned and operated and serves up cassoulet, Angus ribeye, mac n’ cheese and a bevy of small bites, cheeses and charcuterie, as well as prohibition-era wine estates and cocktails.
ConclusionHungry for more? Check out Visit Phoenix for dozens of food and beverage listings to explore. No doubt as you settle into your new community at Luke AFB, you will find your own particular favorite restaurants. Don’t forget to ask your friends for their recommendations, too!
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