about this time last year, the downtown phoenix market and wine bar closed. they continued to host the outdoor farmer’s market & food trucks on wednesday night and saturday mornings (seen here), but adios wine bar. well, the phoenix public market cafe is back and better than ever! on wednesday, may 8th, we rode down to the grand opening event to check things out (aka eat and drink). i guarantee we’ll be regulars.
the space was revitalized by the owners of St. Francis (seen here & here), so we knew it was going to be good. for you locals, it feels like a mix between Arcadia’s beloved trio LGO Grocery + NoRTH + Postino. it’s called a “cafe,” but it’s a restaurant that serves breakfast, lunch & dinner daily + the market sells Arizona products and produce.
Phoenix Public Market Cafe
14 East Pierce Street in Downtown Phoenix
farmer’s market flowers. $5 for anything.
outside the “cafe” patio.
food trucks against the downtown backdrop.
you’ll know where to find us this summer.
this town loves a good patio.
and sangria made with all local, arizona wine and fruit.
this is a margarita. i also had the Lee Trevino – so so so good. If you can handle spicy.
caesar salad, burger & fries. the all-american dinner.
the phoenix mayor came by to light up the sign for the first time. danny was surprised he had security.
pastries were por gratis for opening night. ting got the “smores” cookie for dessert and had no complaints.
the two i was deciding between. i went with the snicker doodle so i could share with ting (mr. anti-PB)
all of a sudden we realized we were doing some unexpected cocktail sampling. great bartenders.
moved from the bar to a bench. ya know, just to mix things up.
city skyline from the patio.
my everyday-including-wednesday date dude.