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Sep 19, 2008 09:43 PM

Solo Lunch Near Arizona Mills (Tempe/Phoenix)

I have a court hearing tomorrow (Saturday) morning at the Arizona Supreme Court. I'll be done by 10:30, plan a stop at the Nieman's outlet at Arizona Mills and, then, a light lunch before I return to Tucson. Something quick, light and reasonable. Ideas?

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  1. First thing that comes to mind is to head S. on Int. 10 and hit Cafe Boa @ Elliott in the Safeway shopping center. Given the location, it shouldn't be too busy.

    Caffe Boa
    5063 E Elliot Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85044

    3 Replies
    1. re: aztami

      Thanks for the tip. The menu looks terrific. Unfortunately, the site says they only serve lunch Monday through Friday.

      1. re: lawyerbriefs

        oh you're right, forgot about it being Saturday!

        There's Ztejas @ Ray and the 10 and in the same center is AJ's which might be your best choice.......soup, a great salad bar, bar b que on the patio and they usually have 4 or 5 hot lunch entrees, as well.

        1. re: aztami

          oops, 1 more.....San Diego Bay Club in downtown Guadalupe, a mile south of the mall. Great mexican Seafood!

    2. There's not much of note at AZ Mils, but since you're heading back to Tucson, one option is to continue two miles to the south to Elliott Rd. at the southern end of Tempe.

      Two good options on Elliott just east of I-10:

      Sushi Eye -- good sushi, udon, etc.
      Kabab Palace -- Afghan

      Sushi Eye
      780 W Elliot Rd, Tempe, AZ 85284

      Kabab Palace
      710 W Elliot Rd, Tempe, AZ