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#15 of 2,486 Restaurants in Phoenix
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2611 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004-1118 (Virginia)
+1 602-264-5967
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 16:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Carnforth, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Old school chop house, just what you expect decor and ambience wise. Great place, huge choice bar, red leather stool seating, booths and tables. Tradition says you enter the restaurant thru the kitchen, we did, fab to witness a busy kitchen in action, steak after steak ready to cook. Food....well where do you start.......big prices on some steaks, but these... More 

Thank Carol W
Phoenix, Arizona
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73 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Took my wife for lunch to celebrate her birthday. A special treat to eat here since there is so much Phoenix history involved since opening in 1950. Food and service are always very good. A bit pricey but worth it to absorb the ambiance. Always fun to enter the restaurant through the back door in the kitchen.

Thank gwgross1
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place! My first time there. Service was fantastic...food was great...but that cheesecake! Never have I tasted such a delectable treat!

Thank barbaragY2154TB
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend & I had a dinner reservation to celebrate our 1 year anniversary. We arrived a couple of minutes late but, were seated immediately in a booth (as requested). Our waitress was prompt and very helpful! We ordered a good bottle of wine & the shrimp cocktail to start. She ordered the 12oz fillet, I had the 16oz prime... More 

1 Thank Dave S
Glendale, Arizona
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154 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nothing in the valley compares to the ambiance and outstanding customer service offered by Durant's. The wait staff are exceptional, and the decor has you waiting for Dean Martin to stroll in with a martini in hand. We enjoyed the chef's special, which was a meatloaf so rich half of the meal came home in a box. We finished the... More 

2 Thank JinxHE
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73 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Second time going to this restsurant and both times the food and service were great. This time we all split Oysters Rockerfeller as an appetizer which was delicious. I had prime ribs that was outstanding, and the drinks were a good size.

1 Thank Emil K
Phoenix, Arizona
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156 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Our visit was disheartening to say the least! Noting their fabulous ratings on the likes of Zagat, Yelp and Trip Advisor, my wife and I were dismayed with our recent visit to this Phoenix mainstay! Durant’s does take you back in time. Coming in through its front/back door, impresses you with the feel of walking into an old Speakeasy! You... More 

1 Thank GastroEclectico
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Step back into time and the Sinatra era as you enter through the kitchen to this historic Phoenix landmark. Fabulous food and service awaits! My favorites are their enormous shrimp cocktail and any beef dish. This night I had their prime rib and it was excellent!

1 Thank BKgriffin
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

I chose Durants one of my favorite restaurants. Patrick was our waiter - perfection for the entire wait staff. But he was outstanding. We don't eat red meat, yes it's a steakhouse but we had a lot to choose from. I had chicken marsala which was more than I could eat. They start with a relish tray - old school... More 

Thank 58Lister
Chicago, Illinois, United States
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Durant's Steakhouse has been a fixture in Phoenix for at least 65 years and walking through the back door (off their parking lot) and being greeted by the kitchen staff--and encouraged to walk on through--sets the stage for the experience ahead. We were there for a late lunch and couldn't help but marvel at the décor. Deep red wall paper... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
American, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2611 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004-1118
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix>  > Encanto
  • Neighbourhood: Encanto
  • Phone Number: +1 602-264-5967

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?