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Small Wonders Gilbert

Small Wonders Gilbert

A collection of locally owned restaurants, retail shops and adventures

Go Local! The businesses in this map are all locally owned, Arizona businesses. Supporting these businesses means more money stays in Arizona and creates a unique community. To find locally owned businesses of all kinds, visit our business directory.

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1) Arizona Wilderness Brewery

As Gilbert’s first brewery, we pour the beauty of Arizona into our hand crafted, artisan ales that feature local ingredients. Stop in for a pint & our delicious pub style fare.

721 N. Arizona Ave #103, 480.284.9863
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2) Flancer’s Gourmet Grub

Cooking gourmet grub! Appetizers to desserts & our bread made from scratch! Gourmet with a unique twist & friendly service in an appealing neighborhood eatery.

610 N. Gilbert Rd, 480.926.9077
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3) Nico Heirloom Kitchen

Open daily for lunch & dinner, Nico’s casual vibe captures the cuisine & spirit of the West Coast, serving a seasonally inspired menu by celebrated chef Gio Osso.

366 N. Gilbert Rd

4) Zinburger Wine & Burger Bar

Zinburger Wine & Burger Bar is Zin-Fully delicious! Indulge in your favorites in our open airy atmosphere with handcrafted burgers, salads, milkshakes & craft beer pairings.

344 N. Gilbert Rd #3127, 480.387.5000

5) Clever Koi

This stylish, Asian-inspired kitchen & cocktail bar showcases innovative, chef-crafted noodle, buns & dumpling dishes, eclectic beer, wine & sake, & daily Happy Hour.

384 N. Gilbert Rd, Bldg 4, 480.284.7529
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6) Bergies Coffee Roast House

Onsite custom roasting, handcrafted specialty coffee drinks, beautiful garden patio, live music & local artists are on display in this historic Gilbert cottage.

309 N. Gilbert Rd, 480.497.3913
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7) Postino East

Unique, approachable wines; simple, delicious food prepared with local ingredients; a warm edgy culture that brings everyone together. $5 glasses of wine & pitchers of beer daily, 11 – 5!

302 N. Gilbert Rd #102, 480.632.6363
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8) Joyride Taco House

From the creators of Postino, Joyride serves modern Mexican with a laid back vibe. Insider tip: don’t miss Taco Tuesday for $2 tacos & $5 margaritas all night long.

302 N. Gilbert Rd, 480.632.8226
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9) Joe’s Real BBQ

Serving award-winning fare with a smile since 1998. Slow-smoked meats, homemade sides & dessert. Clean. Delicious. Friendly.

301 N. Gilbert Rd, 480.503.3805
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10) Gilbert Art Walk

Gilbert Art Walk is a festive family-friendly event bringing art, shopping & music to Downtown Gilbert in a twice monthly event from October through March.

45 W. Page Ave
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11) Gilbert Farmers Market

Open year round on Saturday mornings. One stop shop for locally grown produce, meats, dairy, honey, bread & food trucks! #GilbertFarmersMarket

222 N. Ash St, West Of The Water Tower

12) Liberty Market

Historic Liberty Market offers freedom in dining: breakfast, lunch & dinner. Satisfying entrees, wood-fired pizza, salads, sandwiches, full bakery, espresso bar, beer & wine.

230 N. Gilbert Rd, 480.892.1900
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13) So-Cal Fish Taco Company

A beachcomber’s take on today’s gastropub, serving fish tacos, wraps, fresh salads, crab cakes, jumbo shrimp, raw oysters & premium microbrews. Open for lunch & dinner, Mon - Sat.

219 N. Gilbert Rd, 480.807.6225

14) Art Intersection

Through our galleries & work spaces, we promote the mission to Learn – Create – Exhibit as we embrace the intersection of photography with related art forms.

207 N. Gilbert Rd #201, 480.361.1118
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15) Romeo’s Euro Cafe

For a quick bite or a sit down meal, Romeo’s Euro Cafe is a welcoming & inviting establishment with a Mediterranean influenced menu.

207 N. Gilbert Rd, 480.962.4224
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16) Greenhouse Montessori Primary School

Implementing the Montessori Method in a certified outdoor classroom to encourage experiences & the opportunity for children to reach their individual potential.

505 S. Gilbert Rd, 480.635.0386
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17) Higher Grounds Roastery & Cafe

Locally-owned & operated cafe, roaster & bakery. Gilbert Mid-Size Business winner, we serve in-house roasted coffee, hot breakfast & lunch, baked goods & provide small business catering.

2556 S. Val Vista Dr #101, 480.821.7020

18) Higley Center For The Performing Arts

The Higley Center hosts an acclaimed series of nationally touring artists as well as community & student events. Patrons comment regularly that “There is not a bad seat in the house.”

4132 E. Pecos Rd, 480.279.7194

19) The Farm At Agritopia

Come visit our urban farm in the heart of Agritopia®, growing natural produce for our local community.

3000 E. Ray Rd, 480.988.1238
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20) Joe’s Farm Grill

Common food done uncommonly well. This Food Network℠ veteran at the Farm at Agritopia® is a family & foodie favorite.

3000 E. Ray Rd, 480.563.4745

22) Riparian Preserve At Water Ranch

The Riparian Preserve is a premier location to gain the best possible interpretative experience for all visitors seeking education, recreation & leisure time.

2757 E. Guadalupe Rd, 480.503.6234

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21) Agritopia Community Garden

3000 E. Ray Rd.

Gilbert Happenings

Outdoors Expo: Lace up your hiking boots for this event that offers the chance to brush up on various outdoor activities or learn new skills including fishing, survival, camping, hunting, hiking & more. Held in February at the Riparian Preserve.

Gilbert Folk Festival: Spend a day enjoying folk music from musicians across the state. This event will feature multiple stages of entertainment as well as workshops. Held in February in the Heritage District of downtown Gilbert.

KA-POW! Superhero Adventure Run: Put on your superhero costume & join in this run which is fun for the whole family. Runners face twenty fun & challenging obstacles while dressed as their favorite superheroes. After successfully completing the course, participants visit Gotham City where they’ll find superhero guest appearances, DJs, finish line refreshments & inflatable activities. Held in March at Freestone Park.

Gilbert Global Village Festival: Join this multi-cultural celebration event that promotes community awareness & appreciation of ethnic & gender diversity. Sample food from across the globe & learn about different cultures through dance, art & crafts. Held in April at the Gilbert Civic Center.

Downtown Concert Series: Head to the heart of Gilbert’s Heritage District to hear local musicians perform a variety of genres. Pick up dinner from a local restaurant & sit back to enjoy Gilbert’s musical talent for free. Held at the popular Gilbert Water Tower Plaza on select dates in October – December & March - June.

Veterans Day Ceremony: Celebrate your patriotism at this ceremony in honor of our Veterans featuring a presentation of colors, music by local schools, special keynote guest speakers, food, refreshments & more. Held in November at the Gilbert Civic Center.

Gilbert Days: Celebrate the Old West during Gilbert Days. Festivities spread over a week & include traditional rodeo events like barrel racing & roping along with a community parade. Watch cowboys & cowgirls in action, enjoy delicious grub & soak up some Western culture at this annual event. Held in November. Rodeo events held at Western Home Ranch.

Gilbert Days 5K: This 5K & 1 mile fun run takes you along Gilbert’s sidewalks, equestrian trails & Freestone Park. The event includes the main event runs, post-race giveaways, an awards ceremony, free massages for racers & sponsor booths. Held in November.

Riparian After Dark: Watch the Riparian Preserve come alive with a holiday glow. Stroll around the candle-lit lake trail with hundreds of luminaries, as well as numerous holiday light displays at every turn. School choirs, carolers & live holiday entertainment will get you in the holiday spirit. Held two weekends in December.

Gilbert Farmers Market: With over 60 vendors during the summer & reaching close to 100 vendors in the fall/spring, this popular outdoor farmers market offers a wide variety of locally grown produce from nearby farms as well as many local Arizona food producers. Held on Saturdays year-round in downtown Gilbert near the iconic Water Tower.

Gilbert Art Walk: Check out local artistic talent at this open-air art show. Arizona artists display & sell their pieces in a variety of mediums including painting, sculpture, photography, printmaking, jewelry & fiber. Held on first & third Saturday from October – March at the Water Tower Plaza.

Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch & Observatory: Discover one of the Valley’s ecological treasures. The preserve sits on 110 acres & features remarkable wildlife, unique birding & plenty of space to stretch your legs on extensive walking trails. Visit the preserve’s observatory, open on select evenings, for star & planet gazing.

Heritage District: Shop local as you meander through the downtown area where you can experience fine dining, art & culture. Discover Gilbert’s history as you take a walking tour of their historic buildings.

Gilbert Local Grown Businesses