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“A GOOD LOCAL JOINT WITH GOOD BREAKFASTS” 4 of 5 stars
Review of 5th Avenue Cafe

5th Avenue Cafe
501 W Thomas Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85013-4211 (Encanto)
602-274-0963
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Ranked #977 of 2,426 Restaurants in Phoenix
Cuisines: American
Neighborhood: Encanto
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Neighborhood: Encanto
Phoenix, Arizona
Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
“A GOOD LOCAL JOINT WITH GOOD BREAKFASTS”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

A "find" of which I was unaware. Good breakfasts and a very busy spot, which is testament to its food. Well-priced and sizeable so can go on a weekend day for breakfast and not have a long wait.

Visited December 2012
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  • English first
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English first
Phoenix, Arizona
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Best neighborhood breakfast/lunch in town”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

Finally, a good restaurant within walking distance from our home. Excellent breakfast at reasonable prices. It has been completely redone and is well worth the visit. Their hash browns are some of the best that I have had and the eggs are done to perfection. Over all very good!

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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colorado springs
2 reviews
“Greatest Hash Browns on Earth”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

While our daughter was a patient at St. Josephs Hospital (across the street) we had at least three meals at the 5th Ave. Cafe. Food and service was excellent. I decided to have breakfast at lunch time one day and was served the finest hash browns I had ever eaten. I would highly recommend 5th Ave Cafe.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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wilmington, NC
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57 reviews 57 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
“Surprising Affordable Delight!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012

We were told 5th Avenue Cafe’s interior and menu had been completely revamped recently: the crowds tell you they hit the mark. The $6.95 “Veggie Cowboy” my husband had (3 eggs, hash browns, mushrooms, tomato, onion, green pepper, and spinach scrambled together in a skillet and served with toast or tortilla) was stupendous. I had the pick-up (not open-faced) Reuben sandwich special, which was above average but missed on the tangy sauce it should have been served with—I had to request horseradish to spice it up. Many other egg, waffle, sandwich, and burrito choices, 10 salads, and even some pasta choices. Good coffee. Choice of booth or counter service with local newspapers to read. Right across the street from St. Joseph’s Hospital. Only drawback is that, like many restaurants in the area, it closes at 2:30 p.m. (2:00 p.m. weekends).

  • Visited July 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Phoenix, Arizona
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Breakfast in central Phoenix”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2011

Good place for a decent breakfast at a reasonable price. Can get very busy if you don't get there early on the weekends. Only open from 7am till 2pm now

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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