7.2 out of 10

North Central Ave, Central Phoenix

Ranked 2nd best street in Central Phoenix
33.49875651845 -112.073773743877
Great for
  • Eating Out
  • Public Transport
  • Shopping Options
  • Gym & Fitness
  • Internet Access
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4/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 3/5
  • Safe & Sound 3/5
  • Clean & Green 3/5
  • Pest Free 3/5
  • Peace & Quiet 3/5
  • Eating Out 5/5
  • Nightlife 4/5
  • Parks & Recreation 3/5
  • Shopping Options 5/5
  • Gym & Fitness 4/5
  • Internet Access 4/5
  • Lack of Traffic 3/5
  • Cost of Living 3/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 4/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
  • Medical Facilities 3/5
  • Schools 3/5
  • Childcare 3/5
2yrs+

"Central Avenue Cuts Through The Heart of the City"

Central Avenue is a very busy corridor that divides up the city. This area is also known as Midtown. The METRO light rail also runs down Central avenue, which is a major convenience for commuters, since tens of thousands of residents are employed in the immediate area. In addition to many businesses, there's plenty of places to live, shop, dine and be entertained in the area. If you are looking for variety in dining, this is the perfect area of the city to frequent. Some of the best restaurants in the area include: Postino Central, Fez, Oregano's Pizza Bistro and the Barrio Cafe. Another interesting find, which is further north on Central Avenue is Bomberos Cafe & Wine Bar, which is technically not in the Midtown area, but is worth the drive north on Central Ave to hit this spot. Bomberos is officially the valley's first South American cafe - and it was built in a refurbished fire house! The atmosphere is open and friendly and the restaurant has a cozy outdoor firepit and seating area, which is nice on cool desert nights. In Midtown, you can easily access shopping outlets, like those found at the Christown Spectrum Mall, which was also Arizona’s first air conditioned, enclosed mall. The main branch of the public library and the Phoenix Art Museum are also right on Central Avenue. So, if you are looking to truly experience the city of Phoenix, Midtown/Central Avenue is the place to start, to sample all that the city has to offer in culture, arts, entertainment, dining and history.
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4/5
2yrs+

"Arts and Culture"

North Central has the Heard Museum and the Phoenix art Center. The heard Museum has all kinds of modern and world arts are on display regularly. Sometimes they have movie days or art sales. The art center covers all the major art types both current and past. There are plenty of great places to eat and many more art galleries in the area.
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
4/5
2yrs+

"Great busy Street"

This is a great street if you are looking for things to do and places to eat at. I would highly recommend stopping by the San Carols Hotel to check out some of their restaurants. Great nightly entertainment at Séamus McCaffrey's Irish Pub. They never have a slow night on this street!
Recommended for
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  • Singles

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