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Mill Avenue District

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Enjoyed the experience. Weather perfect, cool for Phoenix. Sunny. Watch the traffic. Everyone... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Fun, funky, parking can be impossible

There is a wealth of things to do on Mill. Bars, fun clothing shops, Five Guys, the first Harkins... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gillian D
Fairbanks, Alaska
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“college town”(42 reviews)
“night life”(11 reviews)
This is a shopping, dining, nightlife area. It's similar to 5th Ave and Old Town in Scottsdale, which are listed on tripadvisor.
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310 S Mill Ave, Tempe, AZ 85281-2867
+1 480-355-6060
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All reviews college town restaurants and bars night life fun area cool shops light rail fast food arizona state university young people great place to go lots of places to eat rula bula lots of fun movie theater asu nightlife panhandlers
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Enjoyed the experience. Weather perfect, cool for Phoenix. Sunny. Watch the traffic. Everyone thinks they should be first.

Thank GrandTour34706
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a wealth of things to do on Mill. Bars, fun clothing shops, Five Guys, the first Harkins Theater. The Light Rail has a stop at the end of Mill, so you can bypass the parking price and the trick of locating one.

Thank Gillian D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are lots of burger, pizza, beer, and coffee places in this area, as well as shopping. I like Rehab burger (they can and do cook it medium rare--not all places can), while my husband likes Pedal Haus, and our daughter likes the boutiques.

Thank _dcnn418
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sundays between October- April or may local market, music some Friday nights, too many corporate owned establishments due to over priced rent Check out the local brews, and a few locally owned places. Do not bother trying to drive on Mill Ave Check out places...More

Thank Linda W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

OK, college town and you expect eclectic, vibrant eateries - etc. You get that, plus challenging parking and geared more toward tourists than the broke college students that were my mates when we "were there". Prices reflect that too.

Thank Rick R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! Mill Avenue has really grown up! Where it historically catered to college students, it now is inviting to all walks of life. Cool shops and excellent food!

Thank Lawdrum
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

I’ve been to Mill Ave a few times now, a couple with my girlfriend and others with friends, which this is a good place for both. While this is a well known college district, there are people here of all age ranges and places that...More

Thank PDXDevin
Reviewed 1 September 2018

If your traveling to the Phoenix area you need to checkout Mill Ave. They have great shops, restaurants, hotels, the Salt River and ASU is close. Go there and shop, eat lunch and enjoy. This is a great find, you will be glad you spent...More

1  Thank Richard B
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Downtown Tempe and Mill Avenue was once a great place to go for dining, partying, celebrating Sun Devil football or to just hangout. The movies were convenient downtown also. Mill Avenue District and downtown Tempe is not family friendly today. Lots of homeless people begging...More

1  Thank SubVet410
Reviewed 14 August 2018

My family and I decided to walk down Mill Street, around the University Drive area. The area is being improved and there are a lot of restaurants to choose from. One area of concern is the amount of homeless people in the area and people...More

2  Thank dak2210
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Response from PCYC869 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry just saw this !!! I didn’t see a dress code !! Shoes I am sure but everybody was dressed !
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Lots of them! Have fun!
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Response from Marlys D | Reviewed this property |
Yes!! The first time we went there my son was 18 and we were just checking out the University, We went to Fuzzy's a very casual Mexican resturant . It has a good view of the A winch is fun to hike early morning or at sunset... More