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#10 of 2,546 Restaurants in Phoenix
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2611 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004-1118 (Virginia)
+1 602-264-5967
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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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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Phoenix, Arizona
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We walked thru the kitchen to the dining room. Great servers. fantastic food. Lots of history. It can be expensive.

Thank Melbrita
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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81 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had reservations at Durant's for 5 PM because of a show we had tickets for afterwards. We were greeted and seated right away. We also noticed for 5 PM, there were already quite a few people being served. The decor was very old-school but classy. The walls were made of dark wood and there were historical references via pictures... More 

1 Thank TravelGal9876
Jericho, New York
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a business dinner at Durants this week and it lived up to it's reputation. The food ,service and ambiance were great. Has prime rib and it was awesome. I highly recommend a visit to anyone going to Phoenix.

Thank Michael R
Mesa, Arizona
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39 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived a bit early for a 6PM RES. Used Valet parking and walked through the back door and through the kitchen to the dinning area. Wait staff and kitchen staff lined up to welcome us. This is normal. Had a good martini and GF a nice glass of cabernet. Ordered 1/2 doz raw oysters that were fresh and cold. Excellent.... More 

1 Thank Jeffrey B
Appleton, Wisconsin
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Be sure to make a reservation. Felt like a gangster of olden days by entering the "back door" and walking thru the kitchen to find a comfortable bar that many celebrities have drank the fabulous cocktails. We were seated in the dining room filled with large booths. We requested flowers at our table and was not disappointed by the excellent... More 

2 Thank Cynthia M
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117 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Decided to take a quick lunch trip across the street from my work to take my sons out for their birthdays. Knowing that it was pot roast day, I brought them to Durant's. I asked for a booth and was told that even though I did not have a reservation I could still get a booth for the three of... More 

1 Thank Ralph M
Omaha, Nebraska
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Party of 10. None of us normally enjoy large party business dinners. However, to a person the comments followed the line "Best Business Dinner" ever. This comes from a group average age 55 that have traveled the world. Can't wait to get back.

Thank cls1924
Palm Desert, California
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

stepped back in time on a recent visit to phoenix. after entering thru the kitchen from the valet parking we were quickly seated in our classic steak house red banquet booth. oiur waiter, ron, was very pleasant and gave us plenty of time to peruse their interesting menu. my husband ordered the bone-in rib eye streak and relished every bite.... More 

Thank maureengrace
Phoenix, Arizona
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

This was our third time in three years. Pricey, but worth every penny/dollar. From the delicious Tito's martini, to the bone in ribeye, baked potato, sautéed spinach, everything was superb. Make reservations far enough in advance. Place was full by 7:00. Last, but not least, have the strawberry shortcake for dessert. FEEDS TWO!

Thank pamelak815
McKinney, Texas
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37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Here with 4 business colleagues. There meals were ok. My soup arrived after they finished salads. Sent it back. Prime rib ordered medium rare came rate and cold. Decided then enough was enough. Never received we are sorry just we will reorder or serve something else. Of course everyone else would be done. Passed so they gave strawberry shortcake no... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
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?