Need food for your next meeting or event in Phoenix, Arizona? We rounded up the best boxed lunch and individually wrapped options in Phoenix!
1. The Nosh Cafe and Bagelry
If you need lunch and like the idea of a locally roasted coffee to go along with it, look no further than The Nosh Cafe and Bagelry. Known for their large portions of food made from scratch, The Nosh Cafe takes inspiration from both Southwestern flavors and its roots in the Pacific Northwest.
The most popular lunch item on the menu here is the Cold Sandwich Box, featuring your choice of sandwich (on your choice of bagel), pickle, and a side. Other individually packaged lunch options include wraps, soups, and hot sandwiches.
If you’re catering a breakfast meeting, the Nosh Cafe and Bagelry also offers a spectrum of individually packaged breakfast boxes, filled with everything from bagels to pancakes, muffins, and breakfast burritos.
2. Original ChopShop
“Just Feel Good Food”. That’s the simple mantra of Original ChopShop, a restaurant built on the idea that today’s busy lifestyle can make healthy eating difficult. If you’re going to have a lunchtime meeting, and you’re going to have to provide food, Original ChopShop gives you the opportunity to make it a hearty and healthy meal.
Sandwiches and protein bowls are the name of the game here, and the most popular lunchtime item on the menu is the Individual Grain Bowl. Choose from options such as Thai Coconut Chicken, Chili-Lime Shrimp, and Spicy Korean BBQ, served atop your choice of grain.
With 8 locations across Arizona, Original ChopShop has your catered lunches covered.
3. Carmen’s Tamales
Carmen’s Tamales is a family run catering business “inspired by our grandmother Carmen’s delicious, mouthwatering recipes.” The mission at Carmen’s is to honor the core principles of cooking with love and kindness. Based on reviews, locals appreciate this mission… and the homemade salsa prepared fresh every day.
Carmen’s Combination Box is the top lunch pick, but you can’t go wrong with any of their boxed lunches. With burritos, fajita salads, enchiladas, and even Beyond meat tacos for any vegans in your group, Carmen’s will satisfy every member of your team.
As one regular says “Third time was the charm — so were the first and second time! Our staff requested Carmen’s for lunch again and we were happy to oblige! Consistently delicious!”
4. Modern Market
Gourmet Sandwich Box
Local, sustainable ingredients with no artificial flavors or additives. As if you’re ordering directly from a farmer’s market. Modern Market’s most popular lunchtime fare is the Gourmet Sandwich Box. Choose from sandwiches such as Pulled Pork Banh Mi, Blueberry Pesto, or Arugula Mozzarella. Chips and a cookie are always included, and boxed lunch salad options are available as well.
“We adore Modern Market for their fresh, delicious sandwich & salad options,” raves M in Scottsdale, who’s always returning to Modern Market to order. Don’t sleep on their Blueberry Pesto sandwich either, you won’t regret it.
Modern Market has locations in both Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona.
5. Zoes Kitchen
If you’re looking for Mediterranean cuisine for lunch, Zoes Kitchen is the go-to. With two dozen boxed lunch options, you should be able to satisfy every member of your team (Zoes can also accommodate vegan and gluten free dietary restrictions).
Of lunch menu options, the Chicken Kabob Boxed Lunch is the most popular one here. Each box includes 2 chicken kabobs (w/ bell peppers, onions, & tomatoes) and your choice of 2 sides and sauce. Sides to choose from include everything from potato salad to turmeric rice and marinated slaw. Other boxed lunch options are available, including pitas, wraps, and rice bowls.
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