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The Chuckbox

202 E University Dr, Tempe, AZ 85281-3730
+1 480-968-4712
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good39%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar
202 E University Dr, Tempe, AZ 85281-3730
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Chuckbox is on the Arizona State campus near the football stadium in Tempe Arizona. They grill all orders right in front of you. The burgers are the best I’ve found in town. Very casual and cash only, but so worth it. My favorite is...More

Thank Jwalms
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel staff recommended The Chuckbox for a good burger and they were right. The burger was cooked exactly as we ordered it. The prices were good, they serve coke which I don't like so I asked for ice tea and it was terrible.

Thank teresae259
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went because it was recommended by the hotel. It was like taking a time machine back to my college days. Crowded, loud, worn, basic wooden tables with boxes for chairs. I loved the sign above the burger fixins bar that said not to use...More

Thank sunhead
Reviewed 10 October 2017

While visiting Tempe recently, my son took me to The Chuckbox. Not much to look at outside (actually not much to look at inside either), but a neat place to get a burger. And burgers are most of what they have. When you enter, a...More

Thank MikeB1952
Reviewed 4 October 2017

If you want a real flame grilled burger this is where you need to go. Yes, sometimes you have to wait for a while but isn't that a good thing? Between the add-ons and the fix'ins cart you can customize your burger probably better than...More

Thank bj8658
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Came here with a large group from church. Just a great old spot. Flame grilled burgers and you get to pick out the toppings from the toppings bar. I added cheese my wife got the round bacon. We both got The Big One and I...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 26 September 2017

This is a neat little hole-in-the-wall no frills, fun place to grab a burger and watch it being cooked for you!

Thank worldtravel1936
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

If you like a flame grilled hearty burger with plenty of options, you must eat at this place. When the meat hangs over the bun, that's a good sign.

Thank Keochin
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

This place has what may be the world's best burgers. The make 'em right on the grill in front of you. Get the "Big Juan". Only problem is going during the school year, gobs of students and cars. Still worth it.🍔

Thank Dennis D
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Outstanding!!! Food and atmosphere great. A true gem!! The crew was great. These are the places you look for when traveling

Thank Donald R
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Response from Sarah R | Reviewed this property |
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1 April 2017|
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Response from Sarah R | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they serve a vegetarian garden burger. Don't forget: they only take cash.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 202 E University Dr, Tempe, AZ 85281-3730
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Tempe
  • Phone Number: +1 480-968-4712
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