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Papi Chulo's

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
South Scottsdale
Mexican, Southwestern
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5101 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85250-7003
07:00 - 22:00
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El Segundo, California
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301 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Located next to the Scottsdale Inn, the food, drinks and service were all great. Very good breakfast and lunch menu with very tasty dishes.

Thank berniek1949
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want a friendly wait staff and great service, you must go eat here. The breakfasts are very good and reasonably priced. Our servers were attentive and caring about our experience. They even got me to try fried ice cream which is insanely good.

Thank Bobbie P
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Connected to the hotel The Scottsdale Inn. Service amazing and friendly and food wonderful. Only had breakfast there but want to go and try lunch or dinner there sometime.

Thank Anne C
Boston, Massachusetts
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136 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our hotel gave us 20% off coupons for breakfast, so we ate there one morning. My husband had biscuits and gravy and Papi potatoes. Not much flavor to the gravy, and there were no sausage bits in it at all. I thought the potatoes were excellent, and I don't normally like them. They were bite size and fried, with onions,... More 

Thank Chessie22
Prescott, Arizona
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45 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ate three meals at this restaurant while staying at the attached Scottsdale Inn. It was the best part of my stay. It's a very nice setting with good food and good service. There is an outdoor patio and a bar.

1 Thank Les M
Scottsdale, Arizona
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174 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Along with our daughter and son-in-law, we stopped at Papi Chulo’s Mexican Grill and Cantina for a late lunch after seeing a movie at Fashion Square. Papa Chulo’s is located just a short drive north of Fashion Square on Scottsdale Road. We sat at one of several high-top tables in the main dining area. There are two patio-dining spaces, but... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Came to visit a cousin. This restaurant and bar are great. Chips and salsa made fresh every day. Service great! Highly recommend.

1 Thank Joann W
Portland, Oregon
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68 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We made a reservation, so seating was no wait at all. The atmosphere was comfortable and it wasn't over decorated. Just solid. We tend to "judge" a mexican restaurant by the slaso brought to the table. This one is very good and exceeded expectations. My meal of rolled tacos, pretty popular these days was served beautifully with all the fixings... More 

Thank Read W
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

What a great place to enjoy authentic Mexican food! The staff was very responsive and pleasant. The food and drink was served in a timely fashion. The decor was really awesome. (Been to many Mexican joints and the interior of this place was the best I have seen.)

1 Thank Marcos L
Paradise Valley, Arizona
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Usually not too busy during happy hour, but always friendly (even with a messy baby dropping food). We love the service, food, drinks and friendly atmosphere. Try any of the "Papi recommended" items - you won't be disappointed.

Thank Dan M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5101 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85250-7003
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Scottsdale>  > South Scottsdale
  • Neighbourhood: South Scottsdale
  • Phone Number: 480-543-1043

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