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Thirsty Lion Gastropub & Grill

€€ - €€€American, ,
2000 E Rio Salado Pkwy, Suite 1041, Tempe, AZ 85281-4877
+1 480-968-2920
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good50%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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2000 E Rio Salado Pkwy, Suite 1041, Tempe, AZ 85281-4877
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a lunch meeting last week and the food is very good and the service is too. Everyone ordered something different and we shared some appetizers - Brussel sprouts, which were delicious.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Linda D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had ordered pork ramen and Bloodymary. It was delicious. Bloodymary was great and v spicy too. Liked the service. Overall, had a great experience.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank tinntina9
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Met girlfriend for dinner. Our server was delightful! Ordered lamb burger and loved it as well as the Thai curry soup. Friends burger looked good, too! Brownie sundae arrived a bit burnt but was quickly replaced and Manager came over to apologize. Nice touch! My...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Mirandalou
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Excellent service food and drink. Have been here a few times and the service, food and drink are always good. I would definitely recommend grabbing a meal here

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank aaronts75
Reviewed 23 October 2018

Silly Trip Advisor! There should be a good tab, not just an average tab to click on as this place is good, not just average. Just could not give it a very good is all but I liked. Service: 5, ambiance: 4, prices: 2. And...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

One of the few places I've found that can actually prepare and serve a good Rueben. Great burgers and Mac n' Cheese are also good choices. Very busy but, staff and management where on top of it!! Will go back again the next time we...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mike G
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Came here on a day out in Tempe Marketplace. Pretty big of a place with great food and drinks! The queso dip (minus the ground beef) was awesome, same with the parmesan fries--the sriracha dipping sauce was amazing. Had a classic margarita that was very...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Tiera N
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Great location at Tempe Marketplace... Great atmosphere w/all age groups accounted for. Dinner, drinks, service all good. They have a excellent "signature cocktail" menu. I would definitely return next time I am in town. Friendly, courteous staff.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Joe P
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

My wife and I came here with friends from California. Pretty big place for some reason I thought it would be smaller. The food and drinks were great would definitely come back!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Budda11
Reviewed 22 July 2018

We celebrated my 60th birthday here and then took a shuttle to the Phoenix Rising Soccer Game. What a wonderful time. They reserved a table for 13 people with ease. Food was great, service was even better!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Ronda M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2000 E Rio Salado Pkwy, Suite 1041, Tempe, AZ 85281-4877
  • Public Transportation: Metro services the Tempe Marketplace Mall.
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Tempe
  • Phone Number: +1 480-968-2920
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