When you want to spend a day with friends eating and drinking without wasting time traveling from neighborhood to neighborhood, Central Ave has you covered. Start your own bar/restaurant crawl at Windsor, an American spot with great bar food, before grabbing a Grid Bike (Phoenix’s bike-share system) and riding along the tree-lined Bridle Path. Then head to Postino for wine, Federal for wood-fired pizza, and Joyride for tacos. Drinks are $5 until 5pm at all of these spots, even on the weekends.
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