Henhouse Cafe is a family owned brunch restaurant in Gilbert. They have a wide variety of breakfast, as well as, lunch options. Some include a 2 Egg Breakfast Platter, Chicken and Waffles, and Grilled Cheese with a side of Tomato Soup. They are also known for their enormous Mom’s Homemade Pancakes, which are much bigger than you’d think. This is the place you want to go for quality comfort food.
Looking for an authentic ramen noodle shop in Gilbert? There’s no need to look further because Nishikawa is the place for you. Nishikawa is known for their homemade broth and noodles, curved and straight, made fresh every day. In addition to the traditional ramen flavors, Tonkotsu, Miso, Shio (sea salt based), and Vegetarian, they also serve special ramen you can only get there, which are the Yokohama (soy sauce based), Curry, and Nishikawa Black. There aren’t many places quite like this one in the area.
Waffle Luv is another family owned business here in Gilbert. However, not only do they have their own place, they also have a food truck roaming around the neighborhood. Just from the name, one can probably guess what you can find here; waffles! There are so many different types of waffles to choose from. In addition to your favorite Nutella waffles, they also serve some unique savory waffles. Some include the Grilled Cheese and Bisque, the Avocado Toast, and the Chicken Avocado Tartine. Waffles for lunch and dessert? This is a waffle lover’s dream place to eat.
Rudy’s “Country Store” and Bar-B-Q
Rudy’s Bar-B-Q is the closest thing you’ll find to true Texas barbeque in Gilbert. Here, you’ll find some moist brisket, turkey breast, pork loins, ribs, and even chicken. Not a fan of just barbeque? They also have options for sandwiches and breakfast tacos. What more could you ask for? Ultimately, the best part of your dining experience here will be slathering the barbeque with their famous “Sause.” This is a must-try for anyone looking for a fulfilling barbeque meal.
Postino is a wine café and restaurant in Gilbert. They mainly serve paninis, salads, soups, and cheese and meat boards. This place is especially famous for their Bruschetta, which is Italian bread served with a variation of toppings such as tomatoes, apples, cheese, bacon, or even artichoke. You’d be surprised how delicious some Italian bread topped with such foods could be. On top of that, they have a wide selection of wines to choose from. It’s suitable for a romantic dinner date, brunch with the girls, or even a family get together. What’s not to love about this place? In fact, people love it so much that there are actually several locations throughout Arizona (Phoenix, Scottsdale, and Tempe). Something to note is it can get busy, especially during dinner time, so plan ahead. Make sure you show up early and get your name on that list!