Bink’s Midtown
Bink’s Midtown

Bink’s Midtown

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://binksmidtown.com/
  • Phone: 6023884874x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Happy Hour: Daily: 2:30pm - 6:00pm
    Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 2:30pm
    Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm, Saturday - Friday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
    Brunch: Sunday: 9:30am- 2:30pm
    Please inquire within about patio seating.
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American
  • Executive Chef: Kevin Binkley
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wine
  • Catering: We strive to bring the best of our restaurant into you home.
  • Private Party Facilities: Our comfortable private dining room can accommodate up to 14 guests.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 24th St.
  • Parking: Valet
A word from Bink’s Midtown
Bink's Midtown features local products prepared from scratch.
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Bink’s Midtown reviews from OpenTable diners
105 reviews since June 4, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.5
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.3
    Noise LevelModerate
90% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (83)neighborhood gem (73)special occasion (61)romantic (44)great for outdoor dining (30)great for lunch (29)notable wine list (20)great for brunch (17)hot spot (17)good for groups (14)late-night find (8)vibrant bar scene (5)kid-friendly (3)scenic view (1)Show More
  • Wonderful dining experience!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    Interesting (and good) food! Great service! Would definitely go back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Tait
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    This is a very nice place positioned in an older home in a nice neighborhood. parking is challenging, however, so a valet service is provided which works out well. Our table was small and upon a request for a larger one, was told that none were available, so we felt a little crowded.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    dinner was very enjoyable, service was competent and efficient
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great dining choice
    PhoenixPhoodie
    Dined on 9/24/2014
    We had a very enjoyable dinner experience. Food was wonderfully plated, delicious and I would call it creative modern cusine. Helpful staff, delightful surroundings. I would recommend it to friends and plan to return on other occassions.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Judy
    luvfinedining
    Dined on 9/24/2014
    They were going to seat us at a table for two, which I always find too small, they happily accomodated our request for a larger table. Our wait staff was knowledgable, there when you needed her and not hovering, just right. Our food for lunch was delicious with a gourmet twist, excellent presentation and surprised at the moderate prices. Will definitely return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • above and beyond
    TimN
    Dined on 9/22/2014
    Came here for restaurant week, a time when many restaurants sacrifice quality food and service to move patrons quickly. Bink's Midtown offered a stellar, interesting yet accessible menu paired with great drinks and superb service. Will definitely be coming back all year.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The Food Was Great
    Yumyum
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    We came in for dinner. We opted to go for the Restaurant Week menu, but ordered the Sweetbreads off of the regular menu to start us off. They were delicious! Definitely the best part of the meal. Not to minimize the Restaurant Week menu. The potpie croquettes were awesome! We loved the Hoisin-Glazed Ribs and the Pot Roast. Holy comfort food! The pot roast hit the spot. We would definitely (and have already) recommend Bink's Midtown for dinner. We had a great dinner! Thank you.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely Food, Outstanding Service
    lofgrenlight501
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    We went to Bink's Midtown for Restaurant Week and in my opinion has been one of the best choices yet. I strongly recommend the chicken pot pie croquettes for an appetizer and for dessert the Black Forest Cake. I also got the tableside rum punch, which I recommend everyone try. It was made tableside with fresh fruit juices and frozen nitrogen. It was pretty expensive but they way I saw it, I got a drink and a show. Even better than the food was the service. Our waitress Kendall was one of the nicest we've ever had. Another staff, John, prepared my drink and chatted with us. I'm not sure what his position was but he was really nice and helped us choose our dishes. Nice restaurants normally have great staff but these two were outstanding!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • lv2eatVIP
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    The food is utterly sensational and the cocktails, most of them served w/ a dose of liquid nitrogen, are good. The chicken croquette appetizer was whimsical and amazing. And the ribs, OMG, the ribs were beyond flavorful and accompanied by an super tasty cucumber salad w/ a peanut dressing. Incredible. Even something as simple as a beef roast w/ mashed potatoes was elevated to new heights. The only food flaw was the polenta cake - rather dull though moist. The black forest cake, on the other hand, was terrific and I HATE black forest cake.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • mixed bag/restaurant week meal
    foodie
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    The gingerbready treat before my meal was interesting & tasty, but might not be liked by someone who is a bread purest. Eggplant was my first course. Spicy red sauce, lots of olive oil, and tender Japanese eggplant added up to an okay appetizer. Main dish was three Hosin glazed Pork ribs with a small, mixed green salad. I noticed the Happy Hour menu offers six in a serving. They were meaty and I liked the glaze, but were not as tender as I would have liked. The dessert I picked was the 'black forest cake': a large piece of plain chocolate cake, a scoop of warm, cherry sauce, vanilla ice cream, and crushed oreos. I liked it. Service was polished with clean silverware between courses.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Enjoyable evening
    tastetreat
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    Very friendly staff, interesting and tasty food. The local ambience was great for coming by for a casual drink after work or a romantic evening.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good for lunch meetings
    Chris
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    Overall, pretty good but there are just so many good options downtown, it's tough competition. I had the steak frites for lunch. Steak was well seasoned, and the truffle oil on the fries was used sparingly (thankfully). Only let down was I ordered the steak medium rare, came out medium well to well. I didn't bother sending back due to the wait. Would probably go for a sandwich next time. Good enough to warrant a second try and the ambiance was perfect for conversation / business.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Amazing food
    Foodfan
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    The Chef is very talented. The flavor profiles complex and balanced. The decor is upscale, casual and inviting all in one. The staff is attentive but not overbearing. The dates and prosciutto are a must have on the appetizer menu! Great little gem in Phoenix. Highly recommend to all.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fabulous restaurant.
    Mike
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    The fois gras was superb!!....the service was excellent!...the food was great!!...can't say enough about the restaurant....well worth a visit!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • cnitz
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    As always, the welcome warm, the food wonderful, the service impeccable and more that worth the visit.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • JPrecommends
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    Great date night restaurant--everything was superb!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Fun menu for brunch
    RoadWarriorAZVIP
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    I like that Bink's has a brunch menu that's not the same-old, same-old: there are creative and unusual small plates, shareables, and big plates too. My two biggest surprises were "truffled cheese whiz" which was a house made, whipped cheese sauce scented with truffle--AMAZING with fries--and the truffled ketchup, which I was about to ignore until my hubby said, "you must try this." Great place for foodies to brunch.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Service mix-up
    AZDudeVIP
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Our group of six went to Bink's and experienced an unfortunate event. We were seated and then ignored for the next twenty minutes. My wife and the Maid of Honor had selected Bink's after searching for an appropriate restaurant for her wedding party to dine. She was extremely embarrassed that they finally had to get up and walk out of the establishment she had directed them to. The manager did call me later and explain that there was a mix-up about whom was supposed to serve that table and apologized. He also offered some amuse Bouche to make it up to us if we returned. The twenty-somethings wedding group was not interested in returning.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Enjoyable Dinner with Friends
    RonH
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    Attractive surroundings and an unusual menu should attract foodies. The service was excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • A special place
    Kris
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    Bink is a special restaurant that I highly recommend.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • average
    DONPVIP
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Poor value for money. food was good but not spectacular. everything is extra including sides - nothing served with entree, small portions of wine. good service and friendly staff.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • threewins
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    wonderful, farm fresh food, great service, fantastic atmosphere.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Not a great start!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    we arrived at 6: 50 for our 7 P.M. reservation. We were there to celebrate our 54th wedding anniversary. However we got off to a shaky start. We ordered drinks, and they did not arrive for 30 minutes. The server said the bartender had not shown up so the manager was tending the bar. He did come over to apologize after my husband asked to see him. The food was delicious--our server and her assistants tried to help, but the start was not what we expected.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice lunch experience
    ratinthekitchen
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    The service was excellent, the setting quiet, very different than the typical lunch rush. We had the vegetable fritters and the pupusa for appetizers, they were quite tasty, the pupusa in particular was a hit. My dining companion had a chopped salad, which she liked and I had the bacon cheeseburger with an egg on it. Unfortunately the bun was a mess, it deteriorated quickly and I was forced to eat it with a knife and fork. The homemade potato chips were wonderful.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OU812
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    The food is outstanding and the employees are all very nice and professional, pricing is very reasonable based on quality. This is a place that works great for a casual lunch or dinner with family, friends or co-workers, yet can also provide for a fine dining experience if necessary.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Go to Bink's Midtown
    EatWellTellAll
    Dined on 7/21/2014
    Loved the food! Don't miss the grilled dates. Outstandingly attentive service in a fun, casual atmosphere. Great for intimate twosomes, business dinners, or family dining. This is one of Phoenix's hidden treasures!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Happy Hour!
    LauraC
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    We stopped by here on Saturday for happy hour and had the best meal! We sat at the bar and the service was outstanding. The curried popcorn they give you is out of this world. My margarita was made with fresh ingredients and was delish. We ordered off the happy hour which is a steal of a deal, but will definitely be back to order off the regular menu. All around great experience!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • love it!
    jbernc
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    The five spice duck breast is amazing. The best things on the menu may be the hot and cold plates that feature local seasonal vegetables. We loved the creme brulee with dippin dots-yeah their version of the space ice cream with rum raisin.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Date Night
    lovebirds
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    My wife and I had dinner together here and it was wonderful. The waitstaff was friendly and knowledgable, the dinning room was well lit and not too loud, and above all the food was rich and delicious. The lobster pasta was amazing...we can't wait to order it again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Missed the mark
    oslor
    Dined on 7/10/2014
    Poor service followed with tasteless sides and over cooked pork chops. I would not recommend Bink's to anyone I consider a friend.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Disappointed
    AZtaste
    Dined on 7/3/2014
    Made reservations with open table although there were only about 5 people in the entire restaurant. Ordered the pupusa, flat iron steak and the burger for my fiancé...the food although a bit different in terms of ingredients it was still lacking in flavor for me. My fiancé told the waitress it was my birthday and she didn't even say anything just gave us a weird smile and hen brought us the check. We spent over 100 dollars for dinner and drinks and they couldn't even give me a scoop of ice cream! Or acknowledge our special occasion Unbelievable...wouldn't try this place again. Overpriced, food was lacking and service was horrible.
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  • Really nice spot
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 7/3/2014
    Thank you for a great experience. Our first time there and we enjoyed the happy hour. Staff were friendly and attentive. We will be back.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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  • 2 out of 3 Bink's....
    teenVIP
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    tried so far for dining and very pleased. Binkley's in carefree was a delightful dining experience and Midtown also did not disappoint. really very comfortable and great food. reviews for the other scottsdale location i think have been mixed, but i will review that again and perhaps try.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We Love This Place
    kcatbat
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    This was our fourth or fifth time here and we've had a great experience every time. Whenever we have out-of-town guests, this is the first place we take them. Bink's is one of the few higher-end places where you can have an interesting dining experience AND a pleasant conversation with your dining companions. It's also one of a very few places where vegetarians can find interesting, creative options. I think some people don't get what Kevin's trying to do here and that's too bad because it's unique and outstanding. Having said that, because of the diverse and intriguing menu it's easy to over-spend, so keep that in mind.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • High quality neighborhood joint
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    My wife and I had a fantastic dinner there - the flat iron steak was cooked to perfection and the duck breast was exceptional. My personal favorite was the prosciutto and dates side, a brilliant dish. Great atmosphere, good happy hour wine prices, and good service without being overbearing. So glad we found and tried Bink's.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • cmarie
    Dined on 6/25/2014
    I have been to the restaurant twice in the last 2 weeks. The food is very good and the service is impeccable. Can't wait to come back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • mechilton
    Dined on 6/24/2014
    Great place with a not-fancy but non standard lunch menu. Great patio, although too hot when I was visiting. Also a good beer selection on tap.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Anniversary appropriate
    Sixyears
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    Took my wife here for out six year anniversary and we both loved it.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    Nice vibe with friendly service, interesting, reasonably priced food; it was a very pleasant lunch.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Delicious
    QuietDine
    Dined on 6/19/2014
    What a quaint little place with amazing food. I arrived a bit early & was starved so I tried the basket of fries. Worth the cals! Once my friend arrived we were given complimentary biscuits & butter. They were both flavored and delicious. I don't recall what flavor but the biscuits were light and the butter mildly sweet. The biscuits were sort of a grey color, which was a bit odd but since the fries and three dipping sauces were quite tasty I dove right into the biscuits! My chicken salad sandwich was everything described in the menu. Chock full of big chicken chunks, cranberries, in just the right amount of mayonnaise. The only problem I have is I live in the East valley & it's in central Phoenix! There needs to be Bink's II
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.