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THE GONZAGA DINING GUIDE

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Dining Guide Managers McKenzie DonTigny Connor Gall

We at Gonzaga University Student Publications wish to welcome you to Savor, our culinary guide into the delicious meals and inviting dining establishments of the Spokane area. An amazing dining experience is not just exceptional food, delightful company and a comfortable atmosphere. It is a fusion of all these things. In this publication, you will find some of Spokane’s finest eateries perfect for any occasion with family, friends and loved ones to welcome them to Spokane and the Gonzaga community. From Hawaiian, to traditional Italian, to modern American, each restaurant brings a unique and diverse culinary adventure to your taste buds that will take you to a state of food induced bliss. The restaurants listed within are only missing one thing: you. Outstanding company will take the dining experience to a new level of community reflective of the Gonzaga way of life. So quell those growling stomachs and watering mouths with the delectable meals prepared by this welcoming local dining community. Thank you for dining with us! Wishing you fun times and good eats,

Layout Editor Kellan Faker-Boyle Copy Editor Emily Zupsic Graphic Designers Kellan Faker-Boyle Tyler Hamke Photography Edward Bell Andrew Fioretto Connor Johnson Mikayla Lindstrom Molly Roberge Matt Weigand Contact Us adoffice@gonzaga.edu (509) 313-6839 Cover Photo: Bangkok Thai

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Aloha Island Grill...................................6 Bangkok Thai...........................................2 Barrister Winery.................................48 Casa de Oro............................................8 Chapala Mexican Restaurant............12 Charley’s Grill & Spirits.....................13 Clover......................................................14 Dolly’s Café............................................16 Europa Restaurant...............................17 Ferrante’s Marketplace Café............18 Ferraro’s Home Made Italian.........20 Fieldhouse Pizza & Pub......................25

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Gordy’s Sichuan Café...........................23 Hills’ Restaurant & Lounge..................26 Italia Tratorria........................................27 Loco Dogz.................................................28 Luigi’s Italian Restaurant....................29 Luna.........................................................30 Morty’s Tap & Grille...............................25 Old Spaghetti Factory..........................32 Pete’s Pizza.............................................33 The Bar at Pizza Pipeline.....................34 Rincon Tapatio........................................35 Rocket Bakery........................................35


Rosa’s Pizza............................................36 Scratch Restaurant & Rain Lounge.....37 Stacks at Steam Plant.........................38 Steelhead Bar & Grille..........................24 Sub-Division............................................40

Sushi.com................................................40 Taco Johns..............................................41 The Swinging Doors..............................42 White Box Pies........................................44 ZOLA..........................................................46

Bruttles Candy Shoppe..........................7 Celebrations Bakery..............................10 FroYo Earth..............................................22

“Food is our common ground,

A UNIVERSAL EXPERIENCE. -Luciano Pavorotti

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North Monroe Location 1724 N. Monroe St. Spokane, WA 99205 (509) 327-4270 Lunch & Dinner Mon. - Sun. 10am-9pm West Francis Location 1220 W. Francis Ave. Spokane, WA 99205 (509) 413-2029

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Mon. - Sun. 7am-9pm Drive-Thru open at 6am eataloha.com $

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hen asked to describe the atmosphere of Aloha Island Grill, owner Patrick Keegan Sr. needs only two words, “Hang Loose!” As Spokane’s original plate lunch headquarters, Aloha Island Grill effortlessly infuses tropical Hawaiian flavors in their famous lunch plates, sandwiches and rice bowls. Menu favorites include Kalua Pork, Teriyaki Chicken and the Double Aloha half-pound burger! Group Meals, like the original Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea Party Packs, are great for groups from five to hundreds for meetings, parties, banquets, weddings and almost any occasion imaginable. In addition to the flagship store on Monroe, Aloha Island Grill has a location on Francis that offers a selection of beer and wine along with a Big Island Breakfast Menu and Alohagrindz Espresso & Coffee. Both locations are proud to announce the arrival of the new Coke freestyle machines. Aloha Island Grill is a beloved hotspot within the Gonzaga community that is easy on the wallet and the palate, offering a GU student discount and now accepting Bulldog Bucks. Guests can expect a casual, laid back experience, reminiscent of the many walk-up, take-out food venues found throughout the Hawaiian Islands. Serving up an abundance of fresh food daily at customer-friendly prices, Aloha Island Grill transports guests to white sand beaches and tropical breezes with every bite! Find Aloha Island Grill on Facebook and Twitter.

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Bruttles Candy Shoppe Sink your sweet tooth into one of Bruttles’ gourmet candies, and you won’t be disappointed! Each of Bruttles signature candies comes from a 60-year-old secret recipe developed by Aunt Sophia Gerkensmeyer, an “old world” master candy maker. Still hand pulled on the marble slab she purchased from Spokane’s famous Davenport Hotel, Bruttles pays close attention to each quality batch of candy it creates! Their signature Soft Peanut Butter Brittle will leave you licking your lips and asking for more with its soft, flaky consistency and rich, creamy peanut butter flavor. Savor their chocolate dipped peanut bruttles, soft caramels, butter toffee, fudge, and truffles too! Bruttles ships worldwide and does custom packaging for all types of events. Also check out their Spokane Valley location on 12609 E. Sprague Ave. 828 W. Sprague Ave. Spokane, WA 99201 (509) 624-2394 bruttles.com $-$$

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Casa de Oro

Is your mouth watering for Mexican food? Casa de Oro is just a couple minutes down Division from campus and serves up big portions to satisfy you! They prepare everything from scratch for a fresh and delicious taste. Try their specialties, Carne Asada and Pollo en Mole! Another specialty you don’t want to miss is their margaritas. Hit up happy hour from 3pm to 7pm daily and enjoy 50% off appetizers! They also offer takeout and catering, as well as allergy-friendly menu items. Come check out Casa de Oro, and you’ll be welcomed into this friendly and festive atmosphere. Find them on Facebook by searching “Casa de Oro North.”

4111 N. Division St. Spokane WA 99207 (509) 489-3630

casadeorospokane.com

Lunch & Dinner Sun. - Mon. 11am-10pm Fri. - Sat. 11am-11pm

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THE MEXICAN CUISINE

Authentic, Fresh, Mexican Food 4111 N. Division, Spokane (509) 489-3630 www.casadeorospokane.com

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Celebrations Bakery C

West Garland Location 713 W. Garland Ave. Spokane, WA 99205 (509) 327-3471

South Sullivan Location 315 S. Sullivan Rd. Veradale, WA 99037 Dessert Mon. - Sat. 9:30am-5pm celebrationssweetboutique.com

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hocolate peanut butter cupcakes, huckleberry goodies, custom unique cakes… what could be more delicious? Celebrations Bakery prides itself on providing the Spokane community with the freshest and most unique custom baked goods made from scratch, and those are only some of the tasty treats to choose from! With an extensive list of flavors, everyone can find a cupcake they’ll enjoy. Celebrations offers oldies but goodies like Chocolate Lovers and Red Velvet, but the flavors don’t stop there! With over 100 favors to choose from, you can try more unique options like Banana Cream Pie, Hot Fudge Sundae, Rainbow Sherbet, PB&J and almost every other flavor you can think of! Check out their website for a complete list. You will be sure to get an exciting and unique experience to go along with your unique treat. What could be more unique than a cupcake happy hour? Celebrate with a sweet treat from 12pm-5pm on Thursday and 4pm-5pm on Saturday! No need to fear, they have gluten-free, sugar free, and vegan options as well. They want you to have the best experience possible, so put in a special order and get exactly what you want! Celebrations Bakery delivers and caters events, and honors a spectacular student discount on Mondays at 50% off cupcakes up to a dozen! Don’t miss out on some sugary satisfaction and come in today! Find Celebrations on Facebook by searching “Celebrations Bakery.”

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Celebrations Sweet Boutique 2012 | Spokane, WA | 509-327-3471

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Chapala

Come eat Mexican food at a restaurant that puts customers first. Chapala believes the customer is always right and provides the best service possible. Try some sizzling fajitas, a dish Chapala is known for! Also join Chapala for happy hour from 2pm and 6pm for great food, drinks, and discounts. Besides delicious food you can sit down and enjoy, order takeout or catering to satisfy your taste buds anywhere. Reservations are accepted as well. Don’t forget to show your Gonzaga ID card for a 15% student discount! Chapala is dedicated to making sure you come back for more. Find Chapala on Facebook by searching “Chapala Mexican Restaurant – Spokane.” 1801 N. Hamilton St. Spokane WA 99207 (509) 484-4534 chapalarestaurants.com $$

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ambia Gold is a student run business that has created a rewarding relationship between the people of Zambia and Gonzaga students.

Josh Armstrong, leadership professor and coordinator of the Zambia program, said that Zambia Gold is unique because “it is a sustainable business started by Gonzaga students.” The business – a partnership with honey-bee farmers in Zambia – was started in 2008 by a group of students who traveled to the African nation. Zambia Gold honey is for sale at the front desk of Crosby, the market in Crosby’s basement, the two student bookstore locations, Margie’s Café and Coughlin Café. The honey is sold in a 12 oz. jar for $10 and can be purchased with dining dollars, cash, or debit/credit cards. The Comprehensive Leadership Program and the students traveling to Zambia this summer are raising awareness at Gonzaga about the significance of the honey sales. All profits go back to the community of Zambezi. The money goes to buy textbooks, notebooks, desks, and most recently, toward building a new library in Zambezi. The new library will cost about $18,000.

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Lunch & Dinner Mon. - Fri. 11am-9pm Sat. - Sun. 12pm-9:30pm


Charley’s Grill & Spirits For a restaurant with that indescribable “Wow” factor, look no further than Charley’s Grill & Spirits. At Charley’s, that “Wow” factor looks a lot like great tasting, affordable food served with flare! Charley’s provides a casual comfortable dining experience where friends and family can meet and eat together. Fresh ingredients and generous portions turn the burgers, salads and flatbread pizzas into unique dishes only available at Charley’s. Specialty dishes include hand pressed burgers, Buffalo wings and the Angus certified 8 oz. Steak and Spud special. Happy hour runs Monday through Saturday from 4pm to 7pm for great prices on drinks and appetizers. For a restaurant and bar like the popular TV show Cheers, head on over to Charley’s. Show a Gonzaga ID and get happy hour prices anytime! 801 N. Monroe St. Spokane, WA 99205 (509) 328-8911 $$

Lunch & Dinner Mon. - Fri. 11am-12am Sat. 4pm-2am

LOOKS EVEN IN PERSON

801 N. Monroe, Spokane • (509) 328-8911

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Clover T

913 E. Sharp Ave. Spokane, WA 99202 (509) 487-2937

Lunch & Dinner Mon. - Fri. 11am-10pm Sat. - Sun. 10:30am-10pm Bar Hours Mon. - Thu. 11am - 11pm Fri. - Sat. 11am - 2am Patio dining available in warm weather. Music series most Friday and Saturday evenings.

cloverspokane.com $$ - $$$

houghtful food, fine cocktails and gracious hospitality. Clover will transform your dining experience. This unique neighborhood bistro is situated in a Craftman-style house not three minutes off Gonzaga’s campus. From a casual night out to a more formal dinner party, Clover is a place where you genuinely feel welcome. By employing the highest quality and freshest ingredients, supplied whenever possible by local farmers and purveyors, Clover earns your trust plate by plate. From dry-aged and house-cured meats to its artisan bakery, most all items on the menu are made from scratch and can be made to accommodate any dietary need. Breakfast and lunch favorites such as Eggs Benedict and Reuben sandwiches make an appearance Saturday and Sunday’s brunch menu. Catering and take-out are available for all occasions Equal care goes into Clover’s cocktail program with its passion to turn an unsuspecting guest on to an amazing cocktail executed perfectly. The inviting bar sets the tone for classic well-crafted drinks. Additionally, Clover offer’s a welcoming wine menu, and locally crafted beer. Happy hour is a must from 3pm to 6pm and 9pm to close every day. Be sure to visit Clover’s website at www.cloverspokane.com and from there join its Facebook family. Truly, the dedication of Clover team’s is reflected in everything they do.

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1822 N. Washington Ave. Spokane, WA 99205 (509) 326-0386 Breakfast & Lunch Mon. - Sun. 6am-2pm $

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ne of Spokane’s hidden gems; Dolly’s Cafe brings a meal that is sure to curb the breakfast hunger pangs. The comfortable atmosphere transports diners from the hustle and bustle of the surrounding neighborhood to a relaxing home style dining experience. Classic breakfast items like the Two Egg Breakfast and a wide variety of omelets give patrons the option for a traditional breakfast experience. However, to fully experience Dolly’s, staff recommends Eggs Benedict, the Chicken Fried Steak Breakfast or the Bacon, Mushroom, Spinach, Avocado and Feta Cheese Omelet. Each dish shows off the unique down-to-earth flavor of Dolly’s chefs. While it’s easy to get caught up in the delectable goodness that is Dolly’s breakfast, they don’t take lunch lightly either. A assortment of traditional lunch items habitat the afternoon menu. For a “nevergo-wrong” option Dolly’s claims one of the best Club Sandwiches in Spokane. Getting off the beaten path, the hearty Guy Burger can quell even the largest of cravings and the Chicken Philly makes a classic sandwich even more amazing by using chicken instead of beef and loading up even more toppings. Make sure to show off a Gonzaga ID to get 10% off meals!

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Europa Restaurant Known as one of the top date night destinations in Spokane, Europa Restaurant brings the taste of old-world Italian food to downtown. With a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere, Europa is perfect for any occasion from a night out on the town to a fancy group dinner. Bringing an authentic European style to each dish is what makes Europa unique. Specialty dishes such as Sweet Pepper Tortellini, Chicken Marsala and Shrimp Stuffed Mushrooms are prepared with homemade pastas and sauces, as well as bread from the in-house bakery. Gourmet calzones and pizzas are local favorites, and bring a Northwest style to classic Italian pizzas by using fresh, local ingredients. Remember to show off a student ID and receive a 15% discount! 125 S. Wall St. Spokane, WA 99205 (509) 455-4051 europapizzaria.com $$

Lunch & Dinner

Sun. - Thu. 11am-10pm Fri. - Sat. 11am-11pm

Happy Hours

Mon. - Sat. 4-6pm; 9pm-Close Sun. 11am-10pm

Pizza. Pastries. Pub. Live music Sunday nights. Daily happy hour specials 125 South Wall Street, Spokane (509) 455-4051

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Ferrante’s Marketplace Café For a break of Spokane, Ferrante’s Marketplace Café recommends a taste of Italy. Serving up traditional, fresh Italian cuisine, this community based, family owned and operated restaurant makes family recipes from scratch using fresh ingredients. Best sellers such as the Chicken Piccatta, a chicken and lemon butter sauce with capers dish served over linguini, or the Palermo Pizza, a pepperoni, roma tomatoes, black olives and parmesan cheese pizza, are cooked to order. With a variety of beer and wine to complement dinner, Ferrante’s makes for a night out with a classic Italian feel. Round out the night by trying any one of Ferrante’s delicious gelato flavors such as Caramel Sea Salt or Vanilla Marshmallow Swirl. Don’t forget to find Ferrante’s on Facebook! 4516 S. Regal St. Spokane, WA 99223 (509) 443-6304 doitalian.com $$

Lunch & Dinner Tue. - Sat. 11am-9pm

ARTISAN PIZZA GELATO CALZONE MADE FRESH ITALIAN

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“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be

thy food.”

-Hippocrates

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Ferraro’s Home Made Italian 3022 N. Division St. Spokane, WA 99207 (509) 325-7443 Lunch & Dinner Mon. - Fri. 11am-Close Sat. - Sun. 12pm-Close ferrarosfamilyitalian.com

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hen Ferraro’s Home Made Italian opened for business, the family owned establishment had one main goal in mind: offer up as much authentic Italian food as they could for a low price. The classic Italian cuisine is complemented greatly by the comfortable and friendly atmosphere. With classic recipes like Spaghetti Alla Pomodoro, Shrimp and Clam Al Mare and Chicken Al Diavolo there truly is no way to go wrong on this diverse and unique menu. Each dinner entrée comes with a choice of soup or salad, bread and ice cream. Ferraro’s keeps recipes simple yet full of traditional and genuine flavor. While good food is a high priority at Ferraro’s, employees and owners want to ensure patrons have a relaxing experience in a family friendly environment. Guests should have no worries about food or service during their meal. The positive attitude and great customer service is consistent from the front of the restaurants all the way to the back. Head chef and owner Pat Ferraro hails from Casole Bruzio, Italy and makes a meal at Ferraro’s feel like a trip into the heart of Europe itself.

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AUTHENTIC ITALIAN FAMILY RECIPES

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Froyo Earth

Founded by Gonzaga alum Stephen Kraft, Froyo Earth provides a fun place for people to get together and enjoy a healthy treat. As the first self-swirl frozen yogurt shop in the Inland Northwest, Froyo Earth offers a variety of flavors like Cake Batter and Alpine Vanilla. Toppings like Raspberries, Peanuts, Reese’s Cups and Whipped Cream allow patrons to become the artist of their own dessert painting. Froyo Earth prides itself on being 100% eco-friendly by utilizing biodegradable products. Be sure to check out the Clementine Center Froyo Earth at the corner of Gonzaga’s campus for deals like “Students’ Day” Tuesdays, where students receive 15% off with a current student ID, “Guess the weight of your yogurt” Mondays, where you receive your yogurt free if you guess correctly, and “Froyo” Friday, where each store has a drawing for a free yogurt. Be sure to check out Froyo Earth on Facebook and Twitter! 829 E. Boone Ave. Spokane, WA 99202 (509) 315-5034 froyoearth.com $

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Gordy’s Sichuan Café Located on Spokane’s South Hill, Gordy’s Sichuan Café offers Spokanites a taste of classic Chinese dishes in a casual and authentic environment. With a breadth of knowledge and care for the Sichuan cuisine style, staff acts as a tour guide through the menu. The staff can take you through popular items like Cashew Prawns, Gan Pung Chicken, Dan Dan Noodles or Kung Pao Salmon. Gordy’s also accommodates any dietary restrictions by offering gluten-free, vegan and dairy-free options. From the knowledgeable staff to the delicious Sichuan cuisine, Gordy’s creates an authentic, fun and inviting atmosphere.

501 E. 30th Ave. Spokane WA 99203 (509) 747-1170

sites.google.com/site/gordyscafe

Lunch & Dinner Tue. - Fri. 11am-9pm Sat. 4pm-9pm

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Dine In or Take out from one of Spokane’s finest

Chinese Restaurants.

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Steelhead Bar & Grille 218 N. Howard St. Spokane, WA 99201 (509) 747-1303 Lunch & Dinner Mon. - Sun. 11am-12am Happy Hour Mon. - Sat. 3pm-6pm and 9pm-Close Sun. All Day steelheadbarandgrille.com

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teelhead Bar and Grille gives patrons a rare look into historic industrial Spokane, while incorporating contemporary accents that make for a comfortable and inviting atmosphere. This upscale pub emphasizes the comfort guests will feel upon arrival, and with a menu that serves everything from a Chicken Teriyaki Burger to Blackened Scallops Linguine, it is easy to see why. The hammered copper fireplace and warm, textured walls make Steelhead a great choice for a familyfriendly outing or a couple’s date night. Offering generous portions and gluten-free menu items, Steelhead has a little something for everyone. Located in the heart of downtown Spokane, Steelhead’s menu items display American pub influences with a Northwest flair. The Smoked Steelhead appetizer is the most popular appetizer, while the Champagne Halibut, an Alaskan filet poached with a house champagne sauce, is the signature entrée. Steelhead offers happy hour from 3pm to 6pm Monday thru Friday with additional hours from 9pm to close Monday through Thursday and all day Sunday. Extensive cocktail, beer and wine lists paired with any number of delicious appetizers makes for a memorable night out on the town. Be sure to check out Steelhead on Facebook and Twitter by searching “Steelhead Grille”!

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Morty’s Tap & Grille Morty’s Tap & Grille prides itself on providing local pub favorites with more flavor than you are able to find anywhere else. The wide variety of entrées is complemented by a comfortable neighborhood feel and exceptional customer service. There’s no way to go wrong at Morty’s especially on Wednesday night Steak and Bake with one of their signature steaks. The patrons can enjoy a full bar with happy hour specials until 6pm daily. An increasingly popular breakfast menu boasts famous Benedicts and Morty’s favorites such as Sirloin and Eggs. With a beautiful patio, 15 high-definition TV’s perfect for any sporting event and a friendly and accommodating staff makes Morty’s the place to be any night of the week. 5517 S. Regal St. Spokane, WA 99205 (509) 326-7144 mortystapandgrille.com $$

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Fieldhouse Pizza & Pub Quickly becoming a one of the top local restaurants in Spokane, Fieldhouse Pizza & Pub is known for its homemade sauce, dough made daily, and friendly, neighborhood atmosphere. Customers will feel welcomed by the outstanding customer service and wide range of dining options. The Taco Pizza is being heralded as the best in town by patrons and the “Nickatoni” pasta dish is a unique dish featuring a blend of house made sauces and rigatoni noodles, baked to perfection. With a great outdoor patio, TV’s perfect for catching the big game and a game room, Fieldhouse offers a comfortable dining experience for everyone. Fieldhouse also has a full bar with happy hour specials from 11am to 6pm Monday through Thursday and all day Sunday. 4423 W. Wellesley Ave. Spokane, WA 99205 (509) 474-1991 $$

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Mon. - Thu. 11am-11pm Fri. 11am-12am Sat. 9am-12am Sun. 9am-11pm

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Hills’ Restaurant & Lounge 401 W. Main Ave. Spokane, WA 99201 (509) 747-3946 Lunch & Dinner Tue. - Sat. 11am-9:30pm Sun. 4pm-8:30pm hillsrestaurantandlounge.com

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s seen on Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, Hills’ Restaurant & Lounge has been a constant in the Spokane dining community since 1993. For many restaurants, being located in the heart of downtown can create for a rushed, chaotic environment, but for Hills’, they’ve maintained the same neighborly atmosphere that made them a local classic. With a highly trained and professional staff, it’s easy to feel at home in this casual, family owned and operated restaurant. Offering up cuisine with everything from Asian and classic French, to Cajun and traditional pub grub, Hills’ can satisfy any challenge guest’s taste buds can muster. Local favorites such as the Southern Fried Chicken Salad, Pulled Pork Sandwich and a variety of homemade pasta come with the freshest ingredients grown on Hills’ own organic rooftop garden. For a house specialty, patrons will want to try the Elk Burger or any one of six made to order steaks. While gluten-free items are highlighted on the menu, other dietary request can be accommodated. Hills’ also offers a full bar, complete with a good selection of wines by the glass as well as a unique arrangement of microbrews. Check out Hills’ Restaurant and Lounge on Facebook!

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ocal chef and manager owned Italia Trattoria is a lively, regionally inspired Italian restaurant in historic Browne’s Addition. The chef’s commitment to cooking with seasonal local produce and top quality Italian products has differentiated Italia Trattoria from any other restaurant in Spokane. Italia Trattoria offers well-crafted contemporary Italian cuisine. A few of their popular dinner dishes include house made Pappardelle Pasta Lamb Ragu, a Grilled Rack of Wild Boar with Sweet Potato Gnocchi and a Porcini Mushroom Garlic Sauce, Italian Sausage Stuffed Quail, and the fresh fish of the day. Be sure to check out Saturday and Sunday brunch and have one of their unique dishes such as the Baked Eggs with a Red Wine Tomato Basil Sauce and Crispy Polenta, the Italian Farmers Eggs in a White Bean and Tomato Ragu with House Made Italian Sausage or the Zeppole Doughnuts with a hot cup of coffee. Their menu is complimented by a well-received wine list with a primary focus on Italian producers and local Northwest wines. They offer a full bar with barrel aged cocktails, handcrafted martinis, fresh squeezed juices and the best espresso in town. Italia Trattoria’s approach is friendly, knowledgeable and comfortable service where guests come and go feeling well cared for and excited about their whole experience. You can make reservations online or by phone. Find them on Facebook by searching “Italia Trattoria Spokane.”

144 S. Cannon St. Spokane, WA 99201 (509) 459-6000 Brunch, Lunch, & Dinner Wed. - Fri. 11:30am-2:30pm

Tue. - Sat. 5pm-Close Sat. - Sun. 9am-2pm italiatrattoriaspokane.com

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Loco Dogz

Loco Dogz is changing how people eat, one dog at a time! Here, hot dogs are not taken lightly! Using fresh, made from scratch, locally sourced ingredients; Loco Dogz offers gourmet hotdogs made to authentic regional recipes. From the most popular “Jalisco” dog topped with homemade roasted salsa, cheese sauces and bacon to the “Chicago” dog with its unique neon relish and sport peppers flown in from the “Windy City” to other unique choices such as the “N’awlins,” a spicy Andouille sausage topped with kickin’ house made BBQ sauce and grilled onions. Loco Dogz also offers chicken sandwhiches which are off the chain! Keep your paws clean and enjoy them as a salad. One taste of Loco Dogz and you’ll be part of the pack! Vegetarian options available.

829 E. Boone Ave. Spokane, WA 99202 (509) 327-7069 loco-dogz.com $

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Lunch & Dinner Mon. - Wed. 11am-10pm Thu. - Sat. 11am-3:30am Sun. 11am-8pm

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E. Boone Ave. “Gonzaga Campus” Across the street from the BARC!

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Luigi’s Italian Restaurant Come to Luigi’s Italian Restaurant and immerse yourself in old world Italy. Settle in among the wrought iron and wood décor, be treated to prompt and friendly service, and embrace the old world Italian feel. With food made from scratch and the highest quality ingredients possible, Luigi’s is dedicated to providing you the best. They serve traditional Italian and other savory specialties, such as prime rib on Fridays and Saturdays. Luigi’s has even been featured in Gourmet magazine for their Smoked Salmon Lasagna! To help you skip the wait, Luigi’s takes reservations and accepts orders for take-out, delivery and catering. They also have four private banquet rooms perfect for any special occasion. Free dinner parking after 5pm is a great bonus, too! Check out Luigi’s on Facebook by searching “Luigi’s Italian Restaurant.” 245 W. Main Ave. Spokane, WA 99201 (509) 624-5226 luigis-spokane.com $$

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Luna S

5620 S. Perry St. Spokane, WA 99223 (509) 448-2383

Brunch, Lunch & Dinner Mon. - Fri. 11am-Close Sat. & Sun. 9am-Close Happy Hour Mon. - Sun. 4pm-6pm lunaspokane.com $$$

itting atop Spokane’s South Hill, Luna strives to create a restaurant experience leaving patrons in a state of celestial joy. Whether seated in the full service lounge, the classic marble-top dining areas, the private dining room or the rose enclosed terrace, guests will enjoy the informally elegant atmosphere and spacious freedom. Wait staff is warm and knowledgeable, creating an informed, personalized dining experience. Open for brunch, lunch and dinner, guests can expect a fresh, seasonal menu containing locally-grown and sustainable ingredients from which to choose. Stylized in the slow food tradition, Luna offers a wide variety of Pacific Northwest foods with heavy Mediterranean influences. Perhaps most popular at Luna is the eclectic arrangement of thin crust pizzas. Prepared in an apple wood Italian oven from Naples, Italy, pizzas, such as Yukon Potato and Pear & Pancetta, are house favorites. Luna utilizes produce grown from its backyard garden as well as a number of local growers. With that comes a changing, seasonal menu always featuring plates with the freshest ingredients available. Larger parties can be accommodated by making a reservation ahead of time or by dining in the Garden Room, an aesthetically pleasing dining room with seating for up to 60 guests. Be sure to check out Luna on Facebook!

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Old Spaghetti Factory The Old Spaghetti Factory’s famous complete meal always includes bread, soup or salad, entrée, coffee, tea or milk, and ice cream for dessert. Guests can expect large portions of home-style Italian cuisine like their signature entrée, Spaghetti with Mizithra Cheese and Browned Butter. Whole wheat pasta is available upon request, as is a gluten-free menu with a variety of entrée options. The restaurant is decorated with unique antiques from across the world, a trolley car that guests can dine in and cozy “bed” booths. The Old Spaghetti Factory experience offers authentic Italian cuisine, served in a cozy atmosphere that feels just like home – sure to delight the young and young at heart! Find The Old Spaghetti Factory on Facebook. 152 S. Monroe St. Spokane WA 99201 (509) 624-8916 osf.com $

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Dinner Daily & Weekend Lunch Mon.-Thu. 4:30pm-9:30pm Fri. 4:30pm-10:00pm Sat. 11:30am-10pm Sun. 11:30pm-9pm


Pete’s Pizza

In the early 1970’s, a group of Gonzaga Italian Club students encouraged local pizza maker Pete Barranco to make calzones like they had eaten while studying abroad in Italy. Using his grandmother’s calzone recipe, Pete opened Pete’s Pizza, “The Calzone King,” in 1972 at the very same location it is today on Sharp. Serving up their famous calzones, pizza and salads, Pete’s Pizza uses only quality products with homemade dough and marinara sauce made fresh every morning. Pete’s Pizza has something for everyone! Order your own creation or one of their classic pizzas or calzones in either a full or lite size portion. Find the menu, daily specials and the “Calzone of the Month” at www.petesspokane.com. 821 E. Sharp Ave. Spokane, WA 99223 (509) 487-9795

2328 W. NW Blvd. Spokane, WA 99205 (509) 326-1900

petesspokane.com $

Lunch & Dinner Mon. - Wed. 11am-9pm Thu. - Sat. 11am-10pm Sun. 4pm-9pm

“YOU CREATE ‘EM, WE MAKE ’EM”

TWO LOCATIONS:

find us on facebook

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The Bar at Pizza Pipeline A Spokane favorite Pizza Pipeline just got a whole new look. Introducing The Bar at Pizza Pipeline! A casual, all ages sports bar serving up amazing pizza, subs, chicken and salads. A friendly staff focused on providing great food in a comfortable atmosphere makes for a night the whole family can enjoy. A wide variety of pizzas, such as the Hawaiian Luau Extreme and the Taste of Sicily, are served up by the slice, as a regular sized pizza, or as a 26” Colossus pizza. While pizzas may be the specialty, sub sandwiches and wings add to an already diverse menu. With everything from a Turkey Bacon Ranch Club to Philly Cheesesteaks, there’s a sandwich for everyone. Bring in a Gonzaga student ID and get 10% of regular price items. 1403 N. Division St. Spokane, WA 99201 (509) 326-6412 pizzapipeline.com $$

BEER &

PIZZA ’nuff said.

20 beers on tap 9 big screen tvs

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Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Mon. - Thu. 10am-1pm Fri. 10am-2am Sat. 9am-2am Sun. 9am-1am


Rincon Tapatio

Bordering campus, Rincon Tapatio serves high quality Mexican food made from family recipes straight from the Guadalajara region of Mexico. From sauces, salsa, guacamole and chips, to rice, beans and meat, Rincon Tapatio makes everything fresh each morning! This friendly, fun, and festive restaurant hosts a good mix of families and college students who keep coming back for more. It is a great place to kick back and watch the big game! With happy hour from 3pm to 6pm and a full bar, how could it not be? The staff is dedicated to providing fast, friendly and knowledgeable service in hopes that you leave happy and full. With lots of parking behind the restaurant, a takeout menu, and allergy/gluten free menu items, Rincon Tapatio wants you to enjoy your complete dining experience! 1212 N. Hamilton St. Spokane WA 99202 (509) 473-9583 $$

Lunch & Dinner Sun. - Thu. 11am-9pm Fri. - Sat. 11am-10pm

Rocket Bakery

Serving the Spokane community since 1992, Rocket Bakery offers a hip, casual vibe to get some of the finest coffee, pastries, soups, salads and sandwiches downtown has to offer. A wide range of options makes for a unique experience with every visit. Proudly serving custom organic coffee roasted by DOMA accompanied with a variety of scones, muffins or other pastries allows for any number of combinations to start any day off right. Made fresh daily soups and salads bring a distinctive feel to every visit to Rocket Bakery. Pair one of those up with a build to order sandwich or one of the outstanding bagels and lunch just reached a whole new level of awesome. A nice selection of beer and wine is also available for the 21 and over crowd. 1235 W. 1st Ave. Spokane, WA 99201 (509) 747-1834 rocketspokane.com $

Breakfast & Lunch Mon. - Sun. 6am-8pm

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Rosa’s Pizza

Rosa’s offers pizza, cheesebread, sandwiches, salads and wings to satisfy your hunger. In fact, Rosa’s is known for their delicious cheesebread which is made in several varieties and their ranch dressing for dipping is simply the best! Rosa’s Pizza strives to provide the best product and service possible by using hand-made dough, fresh vegetables and the highest quality meats and cheeses. Pizza isn’t the only thing on the menu at Rosa’s. Build your own calzones, Chuckwagon Sandwiches and Rosa’s salads are available for any craving known to man. With dine-in, take-out and free delivery options, Rosa’s Pizza is perfect for any occasion. Also, show a Gonzaga ID and get 10% off your meal! 3422 N. Division St. Spokane WA 99207 (509) 458-5678 rosaspizzaonline.com $

Lunch & Dinner Mon. - Thu. 11am-12am Fri. - Sat. 11am-1am

PIZZA CHEESE BREAD SALADS & SANDWICHES.

FREE Delivery to GU! (509)458-5678

3422 N. Division Spokane, WA 99207

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Scratch Restaurant & Rain Lounge

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ocated in the heart of downtown Spokane, the dynamic duo of Scratch Restaurant and Rain Lounge come together to bring a unique big city contemporary dining experience not soon forgotten. The two establishments are joined in the middle representative of the fusion between the outstanding dishes in Scratch Restaurant and the cocktail bar atmosphere in Rain Lounge. The Scratch menu features contemporary American fare prepared with fresh local ingredients. Dishes like the Scratch Hot Pot, Ultimate Seafood Trio and Pistachio Crusted Pork Loin highlight the culinary expertise and passion for food of the chefs. Patrons are expected to leave feeling satisfied and full after an evening adventuring through the Scratch menu. On the other side of things, Rain Lounge brings guests into a world of high-end drinks without the high-end price. With happy hour Monday through Saturday from 4pm to 6pm and 9pm to close, Rain offers drink specials and a complete happy hour menu in addition to the Scratch Restaurant menu. For the midnight diners, Rain’s late night menu is ready to satisfy any craving. The late night menu is served until midnight Monday through Thursday and until 2am on Friday and Saturday. Scratch Restaurant and Rain Lounge provide a perfect dining experience for any occasion.

1007 W. 1st Ave. Spokane, WA 99201 (509) 456-5656 Lunch & Dinner Mon. - Fri. 11am-Close Sat. 4pm-Close Closed Sun. Happy Hour Mon. - Sat. 4pm-6pm and 9pm-Close

scratchspokane.com $$$

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Stacks at Steam Plant S

159 S. Lincoln St. Spokane, WA 99201 (509) 777-3900

Dinner Sun. - Thu. 3pm-10pm Fri. - Sat. 3pm-11pm Happy Hour Mon. - Sat. 3pm-6pm Sun. 3pm-10pm steamplantspokane.com $$

tacks at Steam Plant offers guests the opportunity to dine within a historic Spokane landmark. Originally, the Steam Plant was constructed to produce steam heat and electrical power for downtown Spokane, and was in operation until 1986. The restaurant features 80-foot ceilings, old boiler pipes and catwalks, a view to the pub down below, and the opportunity to walk into the base of a 225-foot smokestack with an opening to the sky above! Stacks has a distinctive approach to dining, working with local farmers to create dishes that celebrate the region. Stacks even showcases its own nationally-acclaimed, hand-crafted beers. Serving up traditional pub fare and Northwest American cuisine, the food is complementary to the space the restaurant exists in with flavors as unique as the venue. Menu items are made from scratch, and many of the meats are smoked on-site. EntrÊe options include steak, seafood, pasta, salads, burgers, and poultry. House favorites include the Black & Blue Sirloin, seasoned to perfection, and the Pub Style Fish & Chips, which is a generous portion of cod, dipped in tempura batter made from Stacks’s Highland Scottish Ale. From the food, to the beer, to the service and atmosphere, Stacks hopes guests leave in awe of their overall experience and are quick in their desire to return.

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Sub-Division

At Sub-Division, they hold true to their belief that no two sandwiches are the same. Every person is unique in their tastes and needs, so why use the same ingredients day after day? Each day at Sub-Division begins with staff cutting up fresh vegetables for the day and preparing the wide variety of meats and cheeses for the day. Opening in 1984 and still locally owned, Sub-Division utilizes fresh bread from a local bakery sticking to its mantra, “Support local, thrive local.” Guests can sit amongst a plethora of Gonzaga and Spokane memorabilia lining the walls in this classic establishment near Gonzaga’s campus. Sub-Division is sure to leave guests feeling full of the freshest ingredients Spokane has to offer. 1418 N. Division St. Spokane, WA 99202 (509) 328-6727 subdivisionsubs.com $

Lunch & Dinner Mon. - Fri. 10:30am-7pm Sat. & Sun. 11am-3pm

Sushi.com

Taste top-notch tradition in Sushi.com’s Japanese cuisine. Their mission is to provide you with the highest quality Japanese food served by the most knowledgeable and friendly staff in Spokane. You will be treated to fast and friendly service always with a smile! Whether you want to order take out or enjoy a sit down dinner at this family-oriented, welcoming and calm restaurant, Sushi.com will dish you up some delicious cuisine. Try their specialty dishes of oysters, yakisoba noodles, bento, or sushi, and enjoy a selection of beer, wine, and sake. Sushi. com provides allergy-friendly options as well! If you want traditional Japanese food that will leave you feeling satisfied, this is the place for you! 430 W. Main Ave. Spokane, WA 99201 mainsushi.com (509) 838-0630 $$

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Lunch & Dinner Mon. - Thu. 11am-9pm Fri. 11am-10pm Sat. 12pm-9pm Sun. 12pm-8pm


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The Swinging Doors T

1018 W. Francis Ave. Spokane, WA 99205 (509) 326-6794

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Sun. - Thu. 7am-12am Fri. - Sat. 7am-2am

Happy Hour Mon. - Fri. 7am-6pm theswingingdoors.com $$

he Swinging Doors, owned by Gonzaga University alumn Bob Materne and his wife Barb, is known for their pub food with quality ingredients and huge portions. Try their appetizing breakfast, burgers, steaks (not to mention a FREE steak dinner on your birthday!), fish and chips, or nachos. Savor their signature dish you won’t want to pass up: marinated, hand-breaded, Washington grown, Broasted Chicken. You’re in luck because their huge breakfast dishes are served all day, every day! Lunch specials run from 11am to 3pm on weekdays, and dinner is served late into the evening from 5pm to 12am with minors allowed until 10pm. “We go out of our way to make sure our customers are having fun,” says Bob Materne. That is easy to see when you walk into this fun and casual environment that welcomes everyone in sports jerseys to suits and ties. Want to watch your favorite team? They have 60 TVs and the most satellite programming for the best sports viewing in Spokane! Happy hour is from 7am to 6pm Monday through Friday with beer and drink specials. If you are on the go, order take-out. Catering is also a possibility! Find them on Facebook by searching “The Swinging Doors.” Although there is plenty of parking, guests should expect a crowd, so making a reservation is definitely recommended.

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Meet, Eat, and Have Fun

FILLER

FREE Steak Dinner

on your birthday! MINORS ALLOWED

UNTIL 10PM!

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1018 W Francis Ave Spokane • (509) 326-6794 • theswingingdoors.com


White Box Pies I

28 E. Sharp Ave. Spokane, WA 99202 (509) 927-8850 Lunch & Dessert

Mon. - Fri. 9am - 7pm Sat. 10am - 7pm Sun. 10am - 3pm whiteboxpiesbakery.com $

t’s all about good-tasting, high-quality, gluten-free lunch and dessert at White Box Pies. Boasting exceptional service and a comfortable atmosphere, this bakery and café is located a mere block from Gonzaga’s campus. Serving homemade deli-style hot or cold sandwiches, soups, salads, quiche and pot pies, White Box Pies can make any lunch item gluten-free. Every morning, croissants and handmade, gluten-free rice-flour buns are baked fresh. Famous for huckleberry pies and decadent cheesecakes, White Box Pies freshly bakes and hand makes all desserts every day. White Box Pies offers special orders and a seasonal selection of pies in a variety of favorite flavors, including pumpkin, pecan, caramel apple, and chocolate mint, to name a few. Voted one of the top dessert bakeries in the area by Z-Best of Spokane in 2009, 2010 and 2011, White Box Pies offers catering for any occasion. Enjoy lunch or dessert on the patio on a sunny day. White Box Pies also offers shipment of your favorite pies and cheesecakes to anywhere in the United States. A bonus: all Gonzaga students and faculty receive a free slice of pie with any full lunch ordered.

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“Once, during Prohibition,

I was forced to live for days on nothing

but food and water.” -W.C. Fields

FILLER

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ZOLA L

22 W. Main Ave. Spokane, WA 99201 (509) 624-2416 Dinner 4pm-1am Daily

Happy Hour Mon. - Sat. 4pm-7pm Sunday All Day 21+ zolainspokane.com $

ooking for the best happy hour in Spokane? Well look no further than ZOLA. A very diverse menu full of tapas and heavy appetizers leaves patrons with a wide variety of options for any palate. Slow Roasted Pulled Pork Sliders paired with an order of Rosemary Tavern Fries or Beer Battered Fish ‘N Chips offer up a lighter pub style meal, while dishes like Prawn and Mahi Skewers and Maple Smokehouse Tacos showcase the unique style of the ZOLA culinary staff. Local favorite dishes include ZOLA Famous Kobe Burgers and ZOLA Mac and Cheese. The small plates and tapas portion size is perfect for sharing or as an individual meal. Having an amazing happy hour is much more than just the cuisine, and this is where ZOLA takes it up a notch. It is Spokane’s only live music venue with acts performing every night of the week. In addition to great music nightly, the staff is dedicated to providing nothing but the best in service and happy hour experience in Spokane. Happy hour runs from 4pm to 7pm daily and all day Sunday. With food and well drinks starting at $4, ZOLA makes for an amazing night at an amazing price!

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Spokane’s Favorite Happy Hour

Live Music Every Night

4:00-7:00 every day and ALL DAY Sunday

Food starting at just

Well drinks for just

$4

Open daily from 4:00pm to 1:00am

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Celebrate Gonzaga with

Barrister Winery

BARRISTER WINERY

Unique Weddings, Receptions and Private Parties hosted in our Gallery, Barrel Room and Courtyard Tasting Room Open Mon. - Sat. Noon-5pm

(509) 465-3591 1213 W. Railroad Ave., Spokane, WA 48 SAVOR GONZAGA BarristerWinery.com

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