Coup des Tartes
Coup des Tartes
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Coup des Tartes

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.nicetartes.com/
  • Phone: 6022121082
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner: Tuesday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Fusion / Eclectic, Contemporary French
  • Executive Chef: Jose Hernandez
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, BYO Liquor, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Wheelchair Access

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Highland
  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Coup des Tartes
Housed in a 1930s farmhouse with wood floors and coved ceilings, Coup des Tartes is the intimate and romantic dining spot in Phoenix. Seating just 38 guests, Coup des Tartes has provided guests with one of the most acclaimed dining experiences in the Valley for the last ten years. A seasonally changing menu features the highest quality ingredients and locally grown produce. Favorite dishes include Brie Brulee - warm brie topped with caramelized apples, Roquefort salad with figs and hazelnuts, and Pork Tenderloin with a pear brandy sauce and crumbled bacon. The desserts are of course not to be missed and the signature Banana Brulee Tarte with its crunchy caramel and creamy coconut custard over bananas can't be compared. Coup des Tartes was voted Best BYOBs by the Phoenix New Times. Guests may bring along their favorite wine or champagne for a small corking fee. Coup des Tartes is the place to come for that special night out. Please call us directly for parties of 6 or more
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Coup des Tartes reviews from OpenTable diners
  • Our first visit was so favorable
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 10/27/2012
    Our first visit was so favorable that we made a future reservation for our family & friends. The food was fabulous as well as the service. We can't wait to return!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very consistent across the
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 10/26/2012
    Very consistent across the board. This is a very special place.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • I didn't think about the BYOB
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 10/20/2012
    I didn't think about the BYOB code since we aren't alcohol types. I liked the immediate reservation response from OT. The food was impeccable, having never had a melt-in-your-mouth pork loin such as I did. Lighting was uneven varying from a bright lamp on one end of the room and inadequate lumins where we were on the other. It's a cozy place inside, but the patio although outside, isn't much for decor with a few tables in a space too big for those few and unattractive.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • All Purpose Great Restaurant
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 10/10/2012
    This is a GEM among GEMS in a quaint old phoenix House probably built in the 1930s Its the first BYOB of AZ and deserves the serious attention among Wine devotees who live among Arizona's archaic corkage restrictions (ie no corkage). The servers (all women) have matured with the restaurant over the years and have now become very attractive mature Women up from just attractive young cheerleader types all of whom make you feel comfortable in a home-style way. The food is great too Its a place to bring your wife,a business associate, your mother or your grandchildren as well as a date (whatever be your station in life)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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  • Cozy and Romantic
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 10/6/2012
    Bring your own wine really allows for a fantastic dining experience since I can bring a bottle of wine that I would never purchase off of a menu because of the restaurant mark up. The food was really nicely executed. The staff was friendly and caring. The owner stopped by the table to check in on us. All and all, a really great experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We had another great dining
    Vixn
    Dined on 10/6/2012
    We had another great dining experience at Coup des Tartes! We were warmly greeted by the owner when we arrived and our night continued to excel throughout our dinner. The server was well-informed of the specials for the night and didn't rush our order. I had the filet of beef and my husband had the salmon. Both entrees were excellent. We ordered the pumpkin torte for dessert to go...delicious beyond belief! Do yourself a favor and try this gem of a restaurant for a romantic dinner or a quiet, intimate get-together with a small group for an unforgettable evening. This is a BYOB restaurant and isn't really a kid-friendly place...good to know when you're planning a special occasion.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • very intimate, excellent food,
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 9/23/2012
    very intimate, excellent food, very personable wait staff. byob is great
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Outstanding experience. Bring
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/23/2012
    Outstanding experience. Bring your own wine, we brought a nice Bordeaux considering the French cuisine. Food was fabulous, servers were attentive, but not obnoxious. Wonderful ambiance on the patio.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • I will keep things short and
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/23/2012
    I will keep things short and sweet great food, great service, worth every penny I spent for the night.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fabulous
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/23/2012
    Intimate atmosphere. Fabulous food. I was surprised that every bite tasted so wonderful! Perfect for a special occasion with a small group (2-4 people).
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Not so romantic
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 9/23/2012
    We went during AZ restaurant week in September 23, 2012. The website noted as the most romantic restaurant in Phoenix. When we arrive, the restaurant was a small house with very tight seating in a not so nice parking lot. We were seated next to a table of 4 in the very small back room. My date did not have much moving room and I wiggled into my corner (I'm 118lbs & 5'4). We were not comfortable with our seating at all. We ordered the encrusted sea bass. The fish portion was about 2 table spoons- very tiny and the fish seem not so fresh. The salad & desert was decent. For $40 pre-fix menu, I think we were over sold on the "most romantic restaurant" and over paid for our food. I am disappointed with this restaurant.
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  • Great ambiance, great service,
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/23/2012
    Great ambiance, great service, great staff. Look forward to dining there again and will recommend.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • It was a pleasure to see the
    CathygVIP
    Dined on 9/23/2012
    It was a pleasure to see the owner hosting and supporting all his staff who seemed very relaxed and confident serving a full house. the menu is ample and dishes are prepared with a enjoyable twist. i had the lamb and didn't share it with anyone. now that says a lot because i don't usually like lamb. the experience is more than satisfying. thank you. we will be back.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Food was good but portions
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/23/2012
    Food was good but portions were very small. Also, I'm fine with being charged a corkage fee but expected the server to offer to open the wine as a server would do. Instead they just leave the wine opener on the table and tell you to do it yourself. Not very classy for a fine dining establishment.
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  • despite restaurant week we
    Artresslola
    Dined on 9/22/2012
    despite restaurant week we had an amazing dinner. very well organized. food was fabulous. still one of our favorite restaurants.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great ambiance, but food failed
    luvs2run
    Dined on 9/22/2012
    We chose from the Rest. Wk menu. After all of the reviews, I was excited about dining here.It was busy. Good: ambiance is fabulous, staff is friendly, food was good, but not outstanding. Bad: Appetizers were lackluster, my fish was cold when it arrived and we waited about 20 min too long for our entrees. My friend's lamb was delish, though. It was disappointing given the price point and previous reviews.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • I heard great things about
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/22/2012
    I heard great things about this restaurant, and after visiting I was not impressed. The ambiance was fantastic, but the food was just mediocre. It makes it even more painful to know that we payed a lot of money for just mediocre food. The desserts were excellent but the main dish (lamb shank) was just ok. It lacked in complexity of flavor. Do not plan to dine here again, except if it is for dessert only.
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  • Service was prompt and the
    Parislilac
    Dined on 9/22/2012
    Service was prompt and the courses were served at appropriate times ( not in a hurried pace nor a long wait in between). We were both very pleased with our food as we had the restaurant week menu. We had the calamari stuffed with sweet prawns and what a surprise! We liked it:0) The lamb shank with moroccan couscous was oh-sooo delicious and very tender. I could not finish it as the serving was huge but enjoyed it the following day. The chocolate caramel fleur de sel tart was heavenly, I ate every bit of it. Some desserts just look pretty but they don't taste as good. This dessert was just beyond decadent! I will be back at Coup de Tartes for sure:0)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • it was delightful. we had
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 9/22/2012
    it was delightful. we had not been back in some time and have put this restaurant back on our list for regular visits. the food was delicious
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • AWESOME!!! We will definetly
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/22/2012
    AWESOME!!! We will definetly be back......the chocolate salted carmel tarte is to die for!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Consistantly great!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 9/21/2012
    As usual the food and service was great - one of our favorite places to go.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The menu changes every few
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 9/21/2012
    The menu changes every few months. While there are always things like a filet, what changes is the preparation and the sauces. Coup does an excellent job of experimenting with different tastes, but not straying to the exotic and eccentric.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Since this visit was during
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 9/21/2012
    Since this visit was during Arizona Restaurant Week the menu was more limited - but the food was still excellent. Again, because of the event, the staff seemed a little frenetic - but we still did not feel that we were neglected, nor did we feel that we were in any way rushed through our meal. The noise level is just a function of it's being a small establishment with tables very close together - and nothing much to absorb sound. Overall, a very good experience.
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    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Expérience Délectable
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/20/2012
    Coup des Tartes exceeded our expectations. By far, one of the finest meals I've had since visiting France last year.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
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  • Not Up to Par Tonight
    SuzyQinAZ
    Dined on 9/20/2012
    We usually love this place, but hadn't been here in a long time. We were disappointed in the food tonight. Maybe because it was "Restaurant Week" they had scaled down the menu since people were getting their meals for half price. I think they should have done just the opposite and made it as spectacular as they could. They were getting customers who had not dined with them before, so if they had offered their regular menu I think they would have gotten alot more return business out of it. We had friends with us who had not dined there before and I'm certain they won't ever go back. It was just not up to par with how it usually is. Very disappointing evening. Don't know if we'll try them again.
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We were there for our 6 mo.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 9/19/2012
    We were there for our 6 mo. anniversary on Restaurant week and the menu, service and ambiance was superb.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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  • excellent food, right-sized
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/19/2012
    excellent food, right-sized portions, friendly staff and owner. Love that is a BYOB spot with a very reasonable corkage fee!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Cute and compact. First course
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/19/2012
    Cute and compact. First course yummy, main course good, third course was to die for! I did forget to bring wine with me, it's BYOB. We went for restaurant week, food was good but we want to try them again on the regular menu. I think it will be even better.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Luxurious Comfort
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/19/2012
    Excellent food. The filet was melt-in-your-mouth and it was obvious everything was prepared with the greatest care. The actual restaurant is absolutely darling. Dinners are romantic, and I can see myself having a luxurious, long afternoon luncheon there with my girlfriends sometime. I particularly enjoyed the fact that it is a BYOB destination. My friend and I were able to bring our own wine that we enjoyed instead of guessing off some wine menu and hoping we would like it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
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  • Coup des Tartes was wonderful,
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/19/2012
    Coup des Tartes was wonderful, as usual. It is a lovely place with wonderful food. Don't forget to bring a bottle of wine. It's BYOB
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • I have nothing but good things
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/18/2012
    I have nothing but good things to say. The food was amazing and the service was great. The owner is there to make sure everyone is happy and the food is up to par. I will defiantly be bad soon. Also very nice that they did not put the lower end food on the restaurant week menu. They went all out with lamb and Sea bass.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Two Women and No Respect!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 9/18/2012
    I would recommend C de T for food only. When my sister and I arrived, we were escorted to a 2-top table in the back room. The room was very small, loud and the lights were turned up way to bright. I asked for a different table and was told, "we are sooo busy tonight, as you can see, that we have no where else to put you". Wow, I thought, that must be my fault for making a reservation...?? I'm so tired of getting stuck in the back just because we're two women in a "nice" restaurant!!! We should have gotten up and left, but we had heard so much about the food...we just stuck it out. The food was worth it but the attitude was not! Won't go back, and I'll tell ALL MY FOODIE FRIENDS my story!!
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    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Killer food as usual. Great
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/18/2012
    Killer food as usual. Great rest. week menu... had pear salad, along with beef tender in a wonderful shallot light sauce backed by some great crispy potatoes and asparagas. Dessert was a wonderful banana creme brulee. BYOB is the greatest feature here. We had a some nice french bubbly to start with and with dinner a 2006 Turley Dusi, 2005 Ch. Fonbel bordeaux, finished with a 1996 La Tour Blanche sauternes too go with dessert. Top Notch service even though they got really busy in the evening for rest. week. 5 Stars!
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    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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  • Lovely restaurant. The seabass
    KaliterriVIP
    Dined on 9/18/2012
    Lovely restaurant. The seabass is one of the best fish dishes I have had anywhere. It is especially wonderful you can bring your own wine.
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    neighborhood gem, special occasion
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  • We went to Coup des Tartes
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/17/2012
    We went to Coup des Tartes for Restaurant Week and were pleasantly surprised about some things and others we were left a little wanting. First, and most importantly, the food was excellent! I had the artichoke soup (soup of the day), steak, and chocolate caramel tarte which were all excellent. My two male friends ordered the buffalo carpaccio and were very disappointed by the actual amount of meat on the plate (which was entirely covered by greens). We were sat in the annex of the restaurant, which we presumed was for larger groups (there were 5 of us). However, our waitress seemed to forget about us sometimes and we were there for over 2.5 hours. Overall though, i would go back for the food!!
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    neighborhood gem
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  • We enjoyed our dinner but
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 9/17/2012
    We enjoyed our dinner but it wasn't quite as good as I expected during restaurant week. A few of the items were excellent - the brie and fruit appetizer and all the desserts. It is BYOB and we were charged a corkage fee but the waitress was not allowed to uncork the wine or serve it. So the fee seemed unnecessary to us.
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  • We had a delightful dinner
    KrittyAZVIP
    Dined on 9/17/2012
    We had a delightful dinner during Restaurant Week. The service was efficient, the food was very good. The dining room we were in was very small and there were three couples and the 3 in our party filling the room. We liked the BYOB idea and the wine openers on each table. One of the four wine openers in the room was easier to use, so we passed it around and gave everyone a rating as to their proficiency- lots of laughs. We enjoyed the evening and I'd consider returning, but maybe try another one of the dining spaces. (I did not mark the "romantic" box as I think it's a little hard to be romantic with 6 or more people right next to you.
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    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The food and service were
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 9/16/2012
    The food and service were great and worth a return visit. The restaurant was full and very noisy the evening I was there and normal conversation was impossible.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Really enjoyed it. Had the
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/16/2012
    Really enjoyed it. Had the 3 course meal available for restaurant week and everything was delicious. Our server was great but perhaps had one or two more tables than normal and didn't get around as much as we would have liked i.e. refill drinks, etc. We were in on a Sunday night and they were full (perhaps because of restaurant week). They might have been a bit short on staff.
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  • Enjoyed a very nice dinner
    LetsEatVIP
    Dined on 9/16/2012
    Enjoyed a very nice dinner during Arizona Restaurant Week. Selections on the menu were prepared very well and service was very attentive. A very nice neighborhood gem but can get a bit noisy with a full house. Be sure to BYOB as no alchohol is served.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic