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Mill Avenue District

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Address: 310 S Mill Ave, Tempe, AZ 85281-2867
Phone Number: +1 480-355-6060
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Mon - Fri 08:30 - 17:30
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This is a shopping, dining, nightlife area. It's similar to 5th Ave and...

This is a shopping, dining, nightlife area. It's similar to 5th Ave and Old Town in Scottsdale, which are listed on tripadvisor. Mill Ave is also listed on yelp.com.

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Had time to kill, and wow, what a spot to have chosen!

The wife and I had a pile of hours to kill before a concert at the Marquee Theatre across the river. Wandered into Mill Ave area and what a plethora of pubs, restaurants, and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Arizona, United States
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Mill Avenue is the home of many nice restaurants and bars. If you are looking for a party at a Friday or Saturday night, you need to consider Mill Avenue as an option. It is one of the most popular districts for party lover college students.

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Maquoketa, Iowa
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207 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This may not the best way to judge the district, but we went during the art festival weekend and is my only exposure to the area. I thought the area and restaurants were great as well as the convenience of it being right on the light rail line!

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Thank Michael V
Nipawin, Canada
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59 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The wife and I had a pile of hours to kill before a concert at the Marquee Theatre across the river. Wandered into Mill Ave area and what a plethora of pubs, restaurants, and shops to pop into. Its a safe looking area with newer apartments surrounding the area with younger professionals hanging about spending their evenings downtown.

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Thank Beeverstreet
Scottsdale, Arizona
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108 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Mill Avenue in downtown Tempe has a distinct flavor that mixes Victorian architecture representing early Arizona settlement along with modern high-rise development. It is also adjacent to the main campus of Arizona State University and has a lot of small shops, bistros and restaurants with a real student vibe. This is a popular weekend getaway for young professionals who want... More 

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Thank Lewis D
Ukiah, California
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You wanna see it. Go to mill. You want drink or eat it. Go to mill. Now it doesn't have something for everyone but if you wanna go out on a Friday night and be in it. Head that way.

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Rootstown, Ohio
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Movie theatre, places to eat and drink. Nice and clean area. Walk from place to place. Movie theatre has recliners.

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Thank KarenLynnMiller
Tempe, Arizona, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've always liked touristy spots and Mill Ave can be lots of fun. Be prepared to spend more at places like Jack in the Box then in other areas. Not a great place to bring a bicycle, but fun to walk around. Drinking is the big scene here at night.

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Thank Thomas B
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Walked around the Mill Avenue District in ASU, it's great place to go and feel the university ambiance, with funny shops and a lot of options for eating or having a drink.

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Thank Miguel H
Denver, Colorado
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51 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Mill Ave Rocks, especially around Halloween, they block off a lane of traffic and those dressed in costume parade back and forth. Bars are lively and relatively inexpensive compared to some other areas of town.

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6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

If your new to Arizona and are staying around the Tempe/ASU area, Mill Ave has the restaurants and entertainment district all on one street. Easy parking, access to light rail and near highways. Great place for happy hour or night out...

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