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Switch Restaurant and Wine Bar

#60 of 2,533 Restaurants in Phoenix
Certificate of Excellence
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2603 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004-1118
+1 602-264-2295
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Tempe, Arizona
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49 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Our friends introduced us to this restaurant yesterday. We live in Tempe and took the light rail to visit this restaurant. They were crazy about their dinner experience from a couple of weeks ago, and wanted to try weekend brunch. I love the vibe - very downtown, comfortable and chic. We opted for the patio, nestled between two buildings. We... More 

Thank 204nancys
Austin, Texas
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132 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good menu and the outdoor patio was a nice option on a cool evening. The menu has something for everyone and the service was top notch.

Thank Mlsmith142
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53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

We were staying less than a block away from the Switch. We are here three times. Lunch and dinner twice. The menu has some interesting choices. I had a great burger for lunch and green chile meatloaf for dinner twice. My wife had a glutenfree meal. Well worth a visit.

Thank Kenneth Z
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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73 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I recently had dinner at Switch while in Phoenix for an appointment. The weather was great so we opted for the outdoor patio area. We arrived at 6 pm, but were readily seated at the table of our choice. The waitress was attentive and provided good service. I ordered the Pablo Blue salad with chicken and my... More 

Thank SueTurf
Canandaigua, United States
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646 reviews
376 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stopped here the first day we arrived in Phoenix. This is a nice (but kind of dark) little place that also has outdoor seating. It was chilly and rainy so we sat inside. We both hand salads with grilled salmon which were delicious. The problem was the drinks. (I don't think I've ever said that in... More 

Thank William S
Brisbane, Australia
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134 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We really enjoyed our meal at this friendly wine bar. The staff were friendly, service was good and the meals were tasty, a better range of dishes than the usual bar.

Thank Sue K
Phoenix, Arizona
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Went for brunch. Their french toast and sausage was really good but there was an issue. They didn't have maple syrup. The syrup was blueberry syrup. I cant love a place that doesn't respect the classics. Maple syrup is an american staple like ketchup. Make your fancy syrups and sauces but make sure you have the staples!

Thank skw8383
Amberg, Germany
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We enjoy dining at Switch, because of its close proximity and great service. Staff are very attentive and willing to work with the customer and kitchen staff to customize the dishes in the menu. We tend to enjoy their Classic Burger, particularly because they accommodate our "likes" - medium well, mushrooms, no bun and great sweet potato fries. Also worth... More 

Thank Ambergfornow
Walnut Grove, Arizona, USA
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Service was excellent. The lobster and shrimp puffs were unbelievable. Sandwiches were well thought out and delicious.

Thank Kurt L
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Atmosphere very nice, modern yet somewhat laid back. Everyone was very nice. Eggs Benedict were good not not amazing according to partner. I had something called Lili's Chilaquiles. I absolutely loved it! Recommend for brunch for sure.

Thank Andrew I

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 20
International, American, Bar, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2603 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004-1118
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix>  > Encanto
  • Neighbourhood: Encanto
  • Phone Number: +1 602-264-2295
Bold or timid palates will love the variety of options featuring American favorites along with innovative cultural creations. Daily specials. $4 Drink of the day. Weekend Breakfast starting at 10am. Airy patio. Bar with TV.

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?