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#13 of 2,508 Restaurants in Phoenix
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2611 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004-1118 (Virginia)
+1 602-264-5967
11:00 - 22:00
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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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Nellysford, VA
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399 reviews
274 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

After using valet parking, walk through the kitchen, viewing the many awards, and nestle into a 50s-style booth for a fabulous steak dinner. Start with the "Durant's Debris"--an appetizer taster of all the steak offerings that follow. The prime rib was perfectly done and paired with delicious vegetables. All salad dressings are house made and very tasty. Stay for a... More 

Thank ChefGeorge1
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75 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Best thing about Durant's, besides the history, is when you park, you get to walk through the kitchen to the dining room. All the Chefs are super friendly and love that everyone gets to see the Action behind creating some of the Best Steaks in Phoenix. Located in the heart of Phoenix on Central Ave, makes this a land mark... More 

Thank Greg R
Fort Saskatchewan, Canada
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155 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Literally you enter the restaurant through the rear door, walk past the kitchen towards the reception area. Careful, watch for the busy waiters and their full trays. Our host attired in a tuxedo greeted us confirmed our reservation and we were escorted to our table. Our waiter also attired in a tux shirt, black tie and vest introduced himself as... More 

Thank Ron S
Marietta, GA
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215 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My MIL really wanted to treat my husband and I to this meal. It is the most expensive steaks I have ever seen, but they loved them!! I had Prime Rib. None of us had dessert because we were so full. Service was excellent, and it really was a TREAT to go!! The red ambiance reminded me slightly of a... More 

Thank JoanMarietta_GA
Las Vegas, Nevada
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69 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'd heard about Durant's for a long time, was in town for business and met a friend there. The interior and ambiance was great, reminding me of a Vegas steak place from back in the day. Our waiter was very good too. He was knowledgable and friendly. The food was very good, but not sure it was worth the high... More 

Thank Mike W
Chandler, Arizona
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We regularly Come here for our Birthday or special event dinners. They have never let us down yet. You walk through the kitchen to get inside so you see the cooks hard at work, you also see how clean the kitchen is. Everyone inside the restaurant is very professional in attire and approach. You can grab a cocktail in the... More 

1 Thank Jimmie G
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner was a remarkable experience in this "throwback" restaurant. The steak was perfectly prepared, and may be the best I've ever had. We thoroughly enjoyed our two hours on Durant's. Highly recommend!

1 Thank Bob Y
San Antonio
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The ribeye is one of the best steaks I've ever had. Cooked perfectly! Our server Vince was great and provided awesome suggestions. There is a reason why this place was packed on a Tuesday​. Strawberry shortcake was so good. So very good.

Thank JudeHS
A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food and service were superlative, but it was the most expensive meal I have ever had. I had been there a couple of times for lunch, for which the prices were more typical. When we got there for dinner after a great symphony performance, and saw the prices we were overwhelmed. However, we were there, we had had a... More 

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New Market, Alabama
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148 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We received a gift certificate to Durant's from our son who had been there. Great décor. A little weird since you enter through the kitchen, but the food was outstanding. Our server was helpful but a bit slow. The ambiance made you not fret about the wait.


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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, Gluten Free Options
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
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
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?