Lux does a little bit of everything - they’re the kind of place that could probably assemble Ikea furniture without having an existential crisis. Part cafe, part bar, and part restaurant, this Central Avenue spot works whether you want coffee and a pastry, a cocktail, or some of the best mac and cheese in the city. Keep it in mind for breakfast before visiting The Heard Museum or Phoenix Art Museum nearby. Lux Central opens at 6am daily.
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