Top Ten Places to Visit Glendale Arizona

Dining - For years this area of the Valley of the Sun was very weak with dining options. Over the last ten to fifteen years this has clearly changed. Here are some options not to be missed. 

Champen Thai Cuisine - 13828 N. 51st Avenue, Glendale - 602-993-2046 - A reasonably Thai establishment known for its green papaya salad with shrimp and  Chinese eggplant. 

Dillon's Restaurant - 20585 N. 59th Ave., Glendale - 623-566-8100 - Ribs are the mainstay here.

Haus Murphy's - 5739 W. Glendale Ave., Glendale, AZ 623-939-2480. German fare is king at Haus Murphy's. Bavarian music certain nights along with jazz. Located in the historical district of Glendale.

Maharaja Palace 5775 W. Bell Road, Glendale, 602-547-1000 - A very upscale (in terms of fare) Indian establishment. Always highly rated. 

North - 20004 N. 67th Ave, Glendale - 623-537-4500 - Excellent Italian fare that runs contemporary. Also, some outstanding pizza. 

Seoul Jung 10040 N. 43rd Ave. Glendale - 623-463-8000. This is the real thing if you are searching Korean dishes. Make sure you try some of the Korean beers.

Touch of European Cafe - 7146 N. 57th Drive, Glendale - 624-847-7119 - Out of a cottage, with only five tables offers you Polish meals from the old country. Try the stuff cabbage and smoked kielbasa

Murphy Park - Donated land over 92 years ago has been the core of a tranquil, green environment in the center of Glendale. While Glendale has a population of over 200,000, this park is the thread that perpetuates Glendale's small town feeling. Summer band concerts and festivals enhances the park's feeling of community.

City of Glendale Parks

Sahuaro Ranch is just north of downtown Glendale. Datin from 1885 as a homestead, Sahuaro Ranch developed into a large agricultural center. In 1977, Glendale finalized the purchase of a large section of the ranch and has continued its development and restoration. There are 17 ranch buildings available to be toured in their restored condition and a very large rose garden. Numerous events are schedule throughout the year including an antique tractor show in February. City of Glendale Parks 

City of Glendale Xeriscape Botanical Garden - 5959 W. Brown St. at the Glendale Main Library

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