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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Beach
“Lots of fun....rent a tube and float down the Salt River for a few hours cooling off.....seeing nice landscapes. ”
  • 47 locals recommend
Park
“We like to hike Wind Caves. they have restrooms, pavilions and picnic/ barbecue spots. it's a nice place to go and see stars and enjoy the desert. ”
  • 30 locals recommend
Wine Bar
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“I've never been to the Mesa location, but the Chandler location has deliscious salads and live acoustic music on the weekends.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Bar
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“One of the largest Country Western dance floors. This place is insane! If you like dancing and country music don't miss it. Wens is ladies night and you practically drink for free. Friday and Sat night are the only other two nights they are open so plan accordingly.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Nature
“enjoy a day tubing the Salt River! Tubes can be rented and a bus to take you up the river, far more convenient now days than when I was a teenager! ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Place to eat
“In my opinion this is the best public golf course in the Gilbert/Mesa area. The course is always in great condition and everywhere you turn the scenery is amazing. Must go to Bogey's after your round to have dinner on the patio and watch the Arizona sunset. Perfection.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“A favorite for hiking, various trails available and stunning views of sunrise and sunset. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Park
“This is a well used trail up to the wind caves where you can look out west over most of the valley.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
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  • 3 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Weekend brunch on the patio - they even have a fireplace out there for chilly days. Happy Hour and dinners are amazing too. Great pasta dishes and full bar. A mid-sized restaurant can nicely accommodate a medium sized group. Live music too and fun events so check their calendar when there. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Happy hour is early 3 to 5pm, but the sunsets are the best in the country!!!! Dont forget your camera!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Burger Joint
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“Sports Central - more screens than I can count....plus old school arcade with 3 games. If you like playing the NTN Poker on the tv screens they have that too. Patio with misters, regular bar type food but pretty good. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Park
“Some of the most beautiful hiking trails in the Southwest right in our backyard!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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  • 2 locals recommend
Park
  • 3 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Wine Bar
“I've never been to the Mesa location, but the Chandler location has deliscious salads and live acoustic music on the weekends.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Bar
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Weekend brunch on the patio - they even have a fireplace out there for chilly days. Happy Hour and dinners are amazing too. Great pasta dishes and full bar. A mid-sized restaurant can nicely accommodate a medium sized group. Live music too and fun events so check their calendar when there. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Happy hour is early 3 to 5pm, but the sunsets are the best in the country!!!! Dont forget your camera!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Got Sushi is has the best Sushi in the Phoenix-Metro area (try the Super-White Tuna). Teppan-Yaki tables (Benihana Style but better) are great for an entertaining dinner for non-sushi eaters.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Sushi Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend

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