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About Don & Charlie's

Don & Charlie’s menu reflects the kind of fine American dining that has never gone out of style. The most popular menu items remain USDA prime steaks; hickory – smoked BBQ baby back ribs and chicken; prime rib; and fresh fish.

Don & Charlie’s features a comfortable atmosphere with warm wood paneling, banquettes, and crisply white – clothed tables. The star attraction is the veritable sports museum housed throughout the restaurant. It is thought to be the largest collection of sports memorabilia west of the Mississippi. It includes literally hundreds of autographed bats, balls, jerseys, and photos from athletes of past and present. It is not unusual to see celebrity players from every sport dining at the restaurant.

Don & Charlie’s is a Scottsdale landmark with a national reputation, their food and ambiance have been lauded in Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal, Gourmet Magazine and dozens of other publications.

7501 E. Camelback Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American, Barbecue, Steak

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday-Saturday 5pm to 9:30pm Sundays 5pm to 9pm



Closed on Mondays- Memorial Weekend thru Labor Day Weekend

Cross Street:
75th St. (3 blocks east of Scottsdale Rd)

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(480) 990-0900

Website:
http://www.donandcharlies.com/

Catering:
Our new catering menu reflects the most popular items we feature at Don & Charlie's. The staff and management would love the opportunity to be a part of your next event, pool party, celebration, tailgate or just lunch. We can furnish everything needed to make your party a success.

Parking Details:
Valet parking is also available (weekends only), as well as a private lot and street parking.

Executive Chef:
Juan Diaz

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Don & Charlie's will be open on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day. However we are not taking online reservations on these dates. Please contact for reservations. Thank you.

Private Dining

We would like to introduce you to Don & Charlie's new catering and banquet services for all your meeting and party needs. Don & Charlie's specializes in BBQ baby back ribs, prime steaks, prime rib, chicken, and fresh fish. Contact us today for further assistance, thank you.

Don & Charlie's Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.7

ambience

4.6

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

93% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (82)
Good for Birthdays (74)
Good for Anniversaries (71)
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Neighborhood Gem (68)
Casual (65)
Good for a Date (60)
Good for Groups (60)
Comfort Food (59)
Worth the Drive (59)
Fun (48)
Business Meals (43)
Authentic (41)
Bar Seating (38)
Fit for Foodies (33)
Hot Spot (21)
People Watching (21)
Vibrant Bar Scene (20)
Live Sports (19)
Cozy (18)
Romantic (17)
Handcrafted Cocktails (16)
Pre/post Theatre (16)
Kid-friendly (14)
Quiet Conversation (13)
Happy Hour (12)
Notable Wine List (11)
Great Beer (11)
Great for Lunch (10)
Late-night Find (8)
Creative Cuisine (7)
Disabled Access (6)
Healthy (6)
Local Ingredients (5)
Seasonal (5)
Paleo Friendly (4)
Tasting Menu (4)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Quick Bite (2)
Scenic View (2)
Live Music (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
Organic (1)
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 (Chicago)·Dined 4 days ago

Food was good. I felt our service could have been better.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Chose to eat dinner at the bar over our reserved table. Tracy, the bartender, won us over with cocktails and great conversation. Folks around the bar were friendly and we all enjoyed talking and watching sports. Drinks were very good, and the food was as good as any steakhouse I’ve been to, and I’ve been too many. Definitely recommend the au gratin potatoes and two filet medallions, wife loved the ny strip. Creamed spinach was awfully good as well. Pass on the onion rings.

Tags: Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Business Meals, Comfort Food, Worth the Drive
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 (Central Coast)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Good food. Great atmosphere! Loved looking at all the sports memorabilia.

Tags: Fun, People Watching
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on November 11, 2017

It was great as usual. Best chicken schnitzel in the valley.

Tags: Good for Groups, Fun, Casual, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 10, 2017

We were looking for a steak place that wouldn’t actually break the bank and found this gem. The food was outstanding. The baseball ambiance was fun to look at. The wait staff, especially our waiter, Robbie, were well trained, extremely knowledgeable and both fun and friendly. We will go gain, and we will ask for Robbie.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Paleo Friendly, Vibrant Bar Scene, Neighborhood Gem
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 10, 2017

A Scottsdale institution. Call it "Cooperstown West." I wouldn't pass up the opportunity to dine her at least once on my trips to the Phoenix/ Scottsdale area.

Tags: Business Meals, Comfort Food
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Way too noisy, but love the food. Maureen was a fabulous server. The fish was yummy and loved the onion strings. I usually have ribs but wanted to try something new.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Live Sports, Special Occasion, Kid-friendly
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 8, 2017

Great ribs that do not fall off the bone, service good but a bit rushed. They kept removing dishes, bread basket, etc. from the table without asking first. Other than that great sports memorabilia to look at, but the food is the star here.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on November 7, 2017

We,ve been going to Don & Charlies for 30+ years, and it’s our family favorite. Unfortunately, the food appeared and tasted like it was reheated from the night before. The twice-baked potato was crusty and hard, no creamy whipped potato inside the skin. The ribs were dry. This is unusual. Usually, it’s par excellence. Off night, maybe?

Tags: Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on November 7, 2017

Good food, nice evening, as always. Would recommend to family and friends. Bar seating as nice as dinning room.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Healthy, Comfort Food, Quiet Conversation
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 7, 2017

Excellent ribs. Great service great Caesar salad. Excellent crime brûlée

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on November 6, 2017

The food and service is always outstanding. My only complaint is that the noise level is high during dinner and it makes conversation a chore.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on November 6, 2017

It has been a while since we have been to Don and Charlie's but it is still just as good as we remembered. Excellent BBQ and the Broasted Chicken was great, nice option compared to fried chicken. Only disappointment was the dessert we order the Key Lime pie which is made in house. It was not comparable to Key Lime pie from Florida. Lacked the tartness, consistency was not dense enough (was more like a mousse) and the graham cracker crust fell apart. I would try the banana cream pie next time which might be better.

Tags: Live Sports, Good for Groups, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on November 4, 2017

always good food and service. love the place - never a bad meal

Tags: Hot Spot, Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on November 4, 2017

The service a Don and Charlie's was phenomenal! The baseball artifacts were fun to look at!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Casual, Business Meals
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Excellent all the way around! Food & service was outstanding, definitely coming back

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·Dined on November 1, 2017

Great meal in a baseball memorabilia setting! I visit Don @ Charlies at least once a year when I visit from New York, but I will visit much more often now that I relocated to Phoenix area this month.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Hot Spot, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on October 30, 2017

We love going to Don and Charlie's and Sunday night did not disappoint. The service was excellent as always and the food was exceptional. The sports memorabilia is always fun to look at and there's always something that wasn't noticed before.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Notable Wine List, Business Meals, Authentic
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 29, 2017

An institution, apparently, and a great find for visitor. Awesome service, great sports ambience and the steak was amazing!!!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Late-night Find, Comfort Food, Bar Seating, Seasonal, Cozy, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Always good food and attentive service.

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·Dined on October 28, 2017

I took my out if town boyfriend. Food was great AND Jeff was an AWESOME serber.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Sacramento)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Everyone enjoyed their meals from the salads, to the hamburgers, to the broasted chicken! Us eat at Don & Charlie's whenever we come down to Scottsdale.

Tags: Business Meals, Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Fun
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 27, 2017

One of my favorites. Been coming here for 30 years.

Tags: People Watching, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 27, 2017

I love the sports items, tasty food and great drinks.

I've been there many times, however, the portion sizes and value is no longer there. Attention to service was down this visit.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Live Sports, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Business Meals, Happy Hour, Great Beer, Comfort Food, Bar Seating, Special Occasion
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on October 27, 2017

This place never lets me down. Consistently great food. The best shrimp cocktail anywhere. Perfectly cooked steak. Nothing extravagant in terms of a creative menu, but spot on fabulous every time.

Tags: Good for a Date, Romantic, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on October 26, 2017

For a small family get together our table was ready when we arrived. We started with the chopped liver appetizer, and a house salad. My sister got a burger, salad and fries. My cousin and I split a New York Strip and an order of shrimp scampi with skinny fries. Everything came out perfectly cooked. Service was great, the server split the one order in the kitchen.
It turned out to be a fun and tasty evening.

We'll be back!

Tags: Fun, Good for Groups, Casual
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 (Orange County)·Dined on October 25, 2017

Always a great time to enjoy dinner when I’m in the Phoenix area to have dinner with family at Don and Charlie’s. Really enjoyed the bone-in ribeye. A great value.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 25, 2017

We always love Don and Charlie’s. My group and I thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and all the offerings. Our only complaint with some of the elderly guest around us could not complain more about everything to their servers. I feel sorry for some of your waitstaff, to have to put up with them. But your servers in their defense we’re still completely gracious and accommodating.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 25, 2017

Don & Charlie's is a GREAT spot. The service is great and only exceeded by the incredible food. I would recommend to anyone/everyone.
CL, Surprise, AZ

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 24, 2017

Shared the charred ribs and prime rib. Super baked potatoes. Great service by Christine. If you can go please do

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·Dined on October 24, 2017

Wasn't sure what to expect and found GREAT food, good service and great company. Very friendly place, with good menu choices and a great theme.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Great Beer, Bar Seating
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 24, 2017

Incredible service by Maureen. She helped make our dinner and evening most memorable. It is definitely on our list of favorites.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Happy Hour, Good for Groups
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 23, 2017

Pecan crusted Rainbow Trout was delicious. Maureen is a great server.

Tags: Fun, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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·Dined on October 23, 2017

We had a great meal; on vacation and had eaten here 8 years ago & loved it.. Was not disappointed on return trip to Scottsdale. Staff was extremely attentive and all in all a fun evening

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Fun
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 23, 2017

Great place for sports lovers. Sports memorabilia everywhere. Server and food was excellent. Little noisy but to be expected as very enjoyable place.

Tags: Fun, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Casual
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 23, 2017

The filets were wonderful and the broasted chicken amazing. Recommended by an out of town acquaintance who, however, failed to mention that they are pretty pricey.

Tags: Special Occasion
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·Dined on October 22, 2017

Don has always provided a great value with a great authentic, friendly approach, good quality food that is prepared well and solid service.

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Casual
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 21, 2017

If you love sports and great food Don and Charlie’s is the place. Close your eyes, you’re back in Chicago. Great ribs, steaks and all the mid west side dishes you could hope for. Usually come here 2x per year with friends or family. Never disappoints.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene, People Watching, Comfort Food
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·Dined on October 21, 2017

Picked this restaurant based on website reviews and could not have been happier with the experience. Really great steaks and service, and the overall atmosphere was friendly and fun.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Authentic, Fun, Notable Wine List
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·Dined on October 19, 2017

You can ALWAYS depend on the food and service! The best ribs ever and if you choose fish, there is limited choice but each dish is wonderful.

Tags: Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Hot Spot, Pre/post Theatre, Vibrant Bar Scene
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