A culinary renaissance is underway in downtown Gilbert and you’re invited! The recent redevelopment of the Gilbert Heritage District has brought some of the best culinary offerings of the Phoenix-area all in one place.


Rated as one of the five best Food Neighborhoods in metro Phoenix by Phoenix New Times, the Heritage District features a wide variety of dining and nightlife options. From wine bars to tacos there’s something for everyone’s palate.


If you’re looking for some suggestions on how to enjoy #DeliciousGilbert here are a few places we’d recommend checking out.


Joyride Taco House

If you’re in the mood for Mexican, cruise on over to Joyride Taco House. Featuring a wide range of street tacos, burritos and other Mexican delicacies, Joyride is a chill dining experience and a great place to hang out with friends. Grab some carne asada tacos and a margarita and sit back and enjoy the ride. Speaking of margaritas, Joyride is an excellent place to grab some drinks with your friend. In addition to the traditional margaritas, you can get their delicious agua fresca spiked with your libation of choice or explore their selection of beer and wine. Whatever you choose, a great time is guaranteed.


Pomo Pizzeria

Have a craving for authentic Italian pizza? Well then you’re in luck because Pomo Pizzera has the Neapolitan pizza you desire. Utilizing the same methods practiced for hundreds of years in Napoli, Italy, Pomo uses makes their genuine pizza with slow-rising sourdough. The dough consists of imported, highly refined organic wheat flour from Molino Caputo in Naples, natural starter, Mediterranean sea salt, and water. Be prepared for an authentic Italian culinary experience.


Petersen’s Ice Cream

If you’ve already had your dinner and are looking for a sweet treat or if it’s an ice cream for dinner night, (Don’t worry we won’t tell your mother!) head over to Petersen’s Ice Cream & Café. Serving premium, old-fashioned ice cream since 1919, Petersen Ice Cream is a Chicago-favorite that has recently come to the Valley with a new location in downtown Gilbert.  Featuring an old-world style of ice cream, Petersen’s serves ice cream creations, ice cream soda, pies and fudge with all of their ice cream available in pints and quarts to take home.



Be sure to share your Instagram food shots with us using #CityLimitless and #DeliciousGilbert. While you’re at it, check out our own Instagram food shots at @VisitMesa for more great food recommendations in Gilbert.