North Central Corridor boasts restaurants, bars and local boutiques. Clusters of vintage strip malls have been revitalized and developed into chain and independently owned establishments.
Luci’s is a North Central Phoenix staple that offers a unique combination of fresh, local foods and goods. Luci’s landmark water tower makes it hard to miss. Inside you will find a marketplace, cafe, coffee and juice bar, and vintage ice cream shop. The outdoor citrus lined courtyard is the perfect spot to enjoy the beautiful Arizona weather while kids play in the water fountain play area.
Windsor is a neighborhood restaurant with a cozy interior and patio that serves familiar bar food with an upscale twist. After enjoying a tasty meal and prohibition cocktails,one may stop into the adjoining dessert spot, Churn, for a scoop of ice cream or a cookie. Sister restaurants Federal Pizza, Postino (Italian wine bar) and Joyride (Mexican) are directly across the street.
At the entry to North Central Phoenix’s historic core, Uptown Plaza offers an irresistible mix of the best local and national retailers and restaurants.
Frances offers a unique collection of clothing, jewelry, home essentials and other artisan gifts. The modern boutique stands out for it’s vintage charm and special focus on Arizona artisans and souvenirs.
A popular destination for North Central Phoenix and surrounding area residents is the Uptown Farmers Market, held every Wednesday and Saturday at North Phoenix Baptist Church off Central Ave and Bethany Home Rd. The food-based farmers market and gathering place is dedicated to inspiring and educating Phoenicians through Arizona local produce, handmade foods and handcrafted goods. Plus, Uptown is now online! They currently offer over 200 of your favorite Uptown products and you may select curbside pickup or home delivery.