Check In Downtown at Foursquare Best Of’s

January 31st, 2013

Here at DPJ, it’s our goal to help you “go where the locals go.” And now ,with social check-in app Foursquare’s new “Best of Phoenix” lists, we can tell you exactly where locals love to be in downtown Phoenix and beyond.

Phoenix is one of 30 cities in the U.S. included in Foursquare’s “Best of” guides.  The rankings are based on a 1-10 scoring system that factors in things like check-ins, tips, likes, dislikes, popularity and loyalty.

The lists include restaurants, bars, coffee shops and cool things to do and of course greater downtown(*) is well represented! Here are just a few of the “best of’s” you should check out for yourself:

Coffee

1.   Jobot Coffee*
2.  Lux Central*
3.  Giant Coffee*
4.  Urban Beans*
5.  Copper Star Coffee*
6.  Fair Trade Cafe*
7.  Lola Coffee*
8.  Cartel Coffee Lab*
9.  Royal Coffee Bar
10. Starbucks

American

1.  Bliss/ReBAR*
2.  Maizie’s Café & Bistro*
3.  Hillstone Restaurant
4.  Armadillo Grill
5.  The Arrogant Butcher*
6.  District American Kitchen & Wine Bar*
7.  Seasons 52
8.  BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse
9.  The Garage Restaurant & Bar*
10. Beckett’s Table

Mexican

1.  Gallo Blanco Café*
2.  Carolina’s Mexican Food*
3.  Ticoz*
4.  Los Taquitos
5.  Dick’s Hideaway*
6.  Valle Luna
7.  Barrio Café*
8.  La Condesa Gourmet Tacos*
9.  Los Reyes de la Torta
10. Rito’s Market & Mexican Take Out*

Bars

1.  The Vig Uptown*
2.  Carly’s Bistro*
3.  The Lost Leaf*
4.  The Duce*
5.  The Roosevelt* (now closed)
6.  Sandbar Mexican Grill
7.  Angels Trumpet Ale House*
8.  Half Moon Sports Grill
9.  Rips Ales & Cocktails*
10. Brigett’s Last Laugh

Wine Bars

1.  Postino Winecafe*
2.  SideBar*
3.  Duck & Decanter
4.  Portland’s Restaurant & Winebar*
5.  Sportsman’s Fine Wines & Spirits
6.  Cheuvront Restaurant & Winebar*
7.  My Wine Cellar

Entertainment

1.  Phoenix Zoo
2.  Civic Space Park*
3.  Echo Canyon Park/Camelback Trailhead
4.  Arizona Science Center*
5.  Piestewa Peak
6.  Steele Indian School Park*
7.  North Mountain Park Trail 44
8.  Hubbard Family Swim School
9.  FilmBar*
10. Shaw Butte Hiking Trails

Performing Arts

1.  Herberger Theatre Center*
2.  The Torch Theatre*
3.  Space 55*
4.  Conspire Arts Cooperative*
5.  Phoenix Theatre*
6.  “CYPHERS” The Center for Urban Arts