Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails

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$31 to $50
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American
Blue Hound is a New American kitchen serving breakfast, lunch and dinner centered in the heart of Downtown Phoenix's vibrant Cityscape development & chiseled into the 2nd floor of the stylish Kimpton Hotel Palomar Phoenix.

Executive Chef Dushyant Singh has created an elevated, yet approachable dining experience. Utilizing undiscovered flavors, seasonal ingredients and contemporary techniques, the menu offers familiar yet refined favorites that share the spotlight with sophisticated shareable plates and an expanded curated-beef program featuring high-quality butcher’s cuts like ribeye, pork chop and steak. Blue Hound’s cuisine artfully pairs with its award-winning cocktail program that raises the bar for drink culture in the city. Complete with seasonal craft cocktails and Valley's largest menu of brown spirits, top-notch gins and house-made tinctures and syrups, Blue Hound is a celebrated neighborhood staple for locals and travelers alike.
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Weekday Happy Hour

Enjoy food and drink specials from 3PM-6PM Monday-Friday.

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Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: September 13, 2019

Ends: September 14, 2118

Availability: Mon-Fri 3:00PM-6:00PM

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OT
Phoenix
4 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food3service3ambience3

Had reservations yet took a bit to get seated they were out of beers and menu options not much to pick from

GS
Atlanta
16 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful environment, service, and food. We will be back!

JA
1 review
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food, life changing old fashions, worthit everytime. Never been disappointed. 100% recommend trying.

C
Phoenix
96 reviews
Dined on January 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of my favorite venues downtown. It is suitable for either business lunches or dinner with friends. The decor is modern and cozy. The service is always outstanding. The food presentation is excellent. The menu changes often, which is good and bad. You love a certain dish or cocktail that may not be available next time, causing temporary disappointment. But there always seems to be something new and good you discover. Dinner is pricey, but you get what you pay for. Blue Hound is worth the price.

SG
Phoenix
5 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a lovely team dinner here. Everyone’s food was delicious and the service was great. Will be coming back again for sure.

JD
Phoenix
13 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had another great experience at Blue Hound Kitchen and Cocktails. Our server this time was exceptionally fun and friendly and the salmon and steak were outstanding. This is by far our favorite downtown Phoenix restaurant.

OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on January 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

After some confusion with the hostess giving away our reserved table, the manager, hostess and servers were phenomenal to make their mistake right. They were kind, treated us with respect and listened as we told the story of our engagement that morning. It was a special night. Food was fantastic and the staff were amazing! Thank you!!

MS
Chicago
1 review
Dined on January 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waiter Clayton was knowledgeable and attentive.

OT
1 review
Dined on January 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Came in on New Year’s Day, had a great old fashioned, broccoli, and New York bone in. My friend had the Mac and cheese and fries and left the plate clean. Can’t remember our servers name but she was super chill and patient with us (I tend to talk a lot and forget to look at the menu). My friend Jimmy recommended this place since he used to work there and it did not disappoint!

OT
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely amazing NYE Dinner the poached halibut was out of this world as was the yams, tart and carrot cake,

J
Phoenix
19 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a wonderful experience for New Year's Eve - the lamb stroganoff was amazing as was the yellowtail and the carrot cake. Love the atmosphere and the service was spot on.

KB
Baltimore
20 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Christmas Day dinner with the family during their Christmas ‘Miracle’ pop up. It was wonderful and we’ll come back next year if they do it again!

SM
Chicago
15 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2019
Overall3food2service3ambience3

We were disappointed by the special meal. It came 5 minutes after we ordered it which seemed like it was just being served out of a steam table. Drinks were very expensive.

C
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2019
Overall4food3service4ambience5

Nostalgic Christmas decor with holiday ambiance that proved to be delightful. While the food and drinks were above average, not excellent. Service was acceptable, though we found ourselves between shifts. Interesting lunch menu, though somewhat limited. Emphasis is on the cocktails. Will try again when downtown . . . probably, great stop prior to a sporting event!

F
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The bartender (young lady) made an excellent drink. The waiter was very good and attentive. We will certainly return.

OT
Phoenix
4 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Quaint, good cocktails, atmosphere service and views. Chill, but fun.

p
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2019
Overall2food2service3ambience2

Was not an entirely bad experience, but we won't be going again. Were not set up to handle our request for seating with a wheelchair (we provided several days advanced notice). One manager basically said we were out of luck with the seating situation, but got another manager who graciously found us another table. Burger looked good. Fries were excellent. Squash apple soup was good. Braised short rib special for the holiday was okay, but not great. Coffee was not hot. Desserts were good, but very small, especially for sharing. It was Christmas Day and I think overall we were disappointed.

KL
Dallas
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2019
Overall3food1service4ambience4

Cute Christmas decorations but not a place I'd go back to because of the food. Nothing we ordered was great, maybe the fries but that's hard to mess up

OT
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We did the Miracle Bar and Christmas eats - awesome lamb and tasty drinks all around!

OT
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on December 22, 2019
Overall3food2service5ambience5

Didn’t like the brunch menu and website didn’t say that’s all that is served on weekends.

J
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on December 21, 2019
Overall4food5service3ambience5

I'll give you the pros 1st period our entire party agreed that the food was excellent. Our service was also pretty good, the audience was e Excellent and very festive. Pros were as follows , We went specifically for the drinks not knowing there would be a very limited selection available. We enjoyed what we shows it just would have been nice to not have to settle. Also it took about 20 minutes or more to get our drinks once we placed the order. That was a little bit frustrating. Another thing that was kind of discouraging was when the host is satisfied our table I and asked if we could have one of the to available tables that were by the window as to enjoy the view, we were told we weren't allowed because they were reserved for other people however 1 of the tables were never seated and stayed open for the entire 3 hours we were there. I really hate when restaurants refused to seat Per your request and then the table and up not being occupied at all. Anyway, we will go back again for the miracle season but we will also go back one they bring back their full drink and dinner menu. By the way the pork chop was outstanding and was probably the best thing on the menu that evening!

p
Philadelphia
55 reviews
Dined on December 21, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We've eaten here before during the holiday season, and the best part of it is watching the ice skaters below while we dine, so make sure if the rink is open that you ask for a table with a view of the rink. The food is consistent, and the wait staff attentive.

P
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on December 21, 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience5

Over priced for what you get. Everything sounded good on the menu but in reality the food was underwhelming at best. 2 brunch entrees (breakfast tacos), 2 coffees and a child’s meal =$60. Maybe it’s more of a dinner place that tries to capitalize on the brunch crowd.

RC
1 review
Dined on December 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food and the service was excellent. The atmosphere was a bit loud and the decor was good.

B
Phoenix
15 reviews
Dined on December 20, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience3

This would not be our go to place for dinner. It was basically a bar with an attached dining area. The food was expensive and the service was sub par.

OT
1 review
Dined on December 17, 2019
Overall3food3service2ambience2

Just not that good

HG
Denver
16 reviews
Dined on December 14, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

First time visit during the Christmas Miracle festivities. The environment was festive and the seasonal drinks were very good. The food, a Tomahawk pork chop and Lamb Bolognese, were both above average. Our server, Carolina, was very knowledgeable and professional and overall did a great job.

l
1 review
Dined on December 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Manager and chefs were great. recommend going there. family members stay at hotel and eat in restaurant

J
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on December 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing menu and very tasty food. Devann was so nice. Very well decorated for the holidays! Cheers!!!

OT
Phoenix
4 reviews
Dined on December 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fun waitress! Very festive for holidays! Food very good! Loved the carrot soup!

JS
1 review
Dined on December 9, 2019
Overall4food5service3ambience4

I was there before and during happy hour. Noise level was loud during happy hour but the place was packed. The food is pricey but delicious. I would say just enough to say I am ok with the amount. Don't expect a buffet to eat it all. Definitely for special occasions . We celebrated multiple birthdays at once then off to a suns game. Great times!!!

MH
Phoenix
3 reviews
Dined on December 7, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We went to see the pop up Christmas bar . It was super cute and fun . If they do it every year we decided we will make it tradition to do it yearly . The Ambience was amazing we loved every min of it . We stuck with the Christmas theme and did the holiday menu. The food wasn’t bad but i thought they could of had better selections . For drinks we also stuck with the Christmas theme . They came in super cute glasses . I just wish the drinks were a bit stronger for the amount they were charging . I had 3 drinks and left there as if i had no alcohol in my system . Over all it was a great night .

EN
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on December 3, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Consistently excellent service and food. Their salads are outstanding! Christmas decorations are awesome!

SW
1 review
Dined on November 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love the decor great flavor with the food. I had the Lamb Bolognese, Wild mushrooms and a juicy steak. Two thumbs up and I know food.

NS
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on November 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic restaurant for Thanksgiving dinner. The mea lwas amazing, the restaurant was decorated for the holidays and the wait staff was dressed up in ugly sweaters! The Thankgiving dinner (off menu) was so good and the turkey was perfection!
Also great are the spicy fries (just the right amt of kick) and the dirty chai pot dessert.
We will definitely be back!

OT
Phoenix
2 reviews
Dined on November 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thanksgiving 2019 was a huge success at Blue hound. We were so thrilled with the Turkey Dinner and dessert options. The Miracle Pop Up Bar was amazing! So festive and the drinks we had were amazing!
They really put the quality work into those drinks. Not too sweet and everything tasted like it was crafted with love.
Thanks for a great holiday!

AN
Mexico City
4 reviews
Dined on November 28, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

We had a very nice Thanksgiving meal at Blue Hound and hope to return to try some other things on your regular menu. Thanks for offering a holiday meal that was both delicious and not outrageously expensive. Happy holidays!

OT
1 review
Dined on November 26, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience5

It's a lovely place, decorations were gorgeous and the food was even more perfect!

0
Phoenix
149 reviews
Dined on November 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding good and service. Don’t miss this great spot inside the Paloma’s Hotel downtown Phoenix!!

PS
Phoenix
2 reviews
Dined on November 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and service. It's quickly becoming a favorite with friends and family.