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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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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.7

ambience

4.5

value

4.4

Noise

Moderate

93% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (74)
Good for Birthdays (69)
Good for Anniversaries (64)
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Neighborhood Gem (63)
Casual (59)
Comfort Food (56)
Worth the Drive (54)
Good for Groups (53)
Good for a Date (52)
Authentic (44)
Fun (43)
Business Meals (43)
Bar Seating (36)
Fit for Foodies (28)
People Watching (25)
Hot Spot (19)
Live Sports (19)
Vibrant Bar Scene (19)
Cozy (17)
Pre/post Theatre (17)
Kid-friendly (12)
Happy Hour (12)
Romantic (12)
Handcrafted Cocktails (11)
Quiet Conversation (11)
Late-night Find (10)
Notable Wine List (10)
Great Beer (10)
Great for Lunch (9)
Creative Cuisine (8)
Local Ingredients (7)
Tasting Menu (7)
Seasonal (6)
Disabled Access (5)
Healthy (3)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Great for Brunch (2)
Live Music (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Scenic View (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Organic (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
Spicy (1)
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 16, 2017

Outstanding food. Great service. Our server Robbie was exceptional.

Tags: Bar Seating, Great Beer, Business Meals, Comfort Food, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Kid-friendly, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Charleston)·Dined on October 15, 2017

We have been going here for 35 years! Food is always good. Do not like all the upcharges for salad and different potatoes!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on October 14, 2017

Always a favorite of ours, the ribs are out of this world and great place..

Tags: Casual, Vibrant Bar Scene, Tasting Menu
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Back in Arizona means back to Don and Charlie's. They never disappoint. Our Waiter Robbie was awesome. Superb service a d A+ personality. Recommended the filet with shrimp scampi on top. Nothing short of amazing.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 14, 2017

food was excellent again and Jeff our waiter was excellent

Tags: Casual, Bar Seating, Paleo Friendly
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·Dined on October 12, 2017

My wife's daughter and her three sons were in Scottsdale from their home in Maui. Everyone had an outstanding meal. The oldest had the kids prime rib dinner and the piece was as big as an adult would get. Nothing left on the plate. My stepdaughter had a rack of ribs "don's way" which were amazing. The smallest had mac and cheese and the middle boy had the kids rack of ribs. My wife and had the broasted chicken and their chicken is the best anywhere. Great evening and everyone left full and completely happy.

Tags: Bar Seating, Casual, Scenic View, Neighborhood Gem, Live Sports
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·Dined on October 9, 2017

Everything was simply amazing. Great food. Great service and great atmosphere. My wife and I loved it. Best Rib-eye Steak ever.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on October 8, 2017

I was very excited to try this restaurant having heard about it from a few friends from Scottsdale. After finding out they ran out of Shrimp for their appetizer and their mashed potatos to accompany my steak (they still had every other type of potato availble) I received a well-done, black charred filet mignon that was mediocre (after ordering it medium-well). My favorite part of our meal was my grey goose martini. Ambiance was nice but dingy.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 8, 2017

never disappoints
great chicago worthy steak and all the fixings from apps to great homemade desserts

Tags: Worth the Drive, Handcrafted Cocktails
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·Dined on October 7, 2017

Don and Charlie's is our go-to restaurant when we want great steak. This restaurant never disappoints. The staff tries their best to accommodate, always met with a smile and good attitude.

Tags: Comfort Food, People Watching, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 6, 2017

We were on vacation from Chicago friends suggested going to Don & Charlie, best advice I ever received 😋

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Live Sports, Handcrafted Cocktails, Vibrant Bar Scene, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Comfort Food
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 4, 2017

Thanks for the nice Anniversary!

Tags: Fun, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 2, 2017

The meal was horrible. Been living down the street for a year & a half & thought we would try it. The filet was priced higher than Mastros & over cooked, the ribs were so tough I couldn't even get them off the bone with a knife. $136 not including tip & a very average bottle of wine. We must have really ordered the wrong things.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 2, 2017

We depend on Don and Charlie's for good food and friendly, efficient service. In a multitude of visits spanning over 13 years, we've never been disappointed.

Not so incidentally - if you're a sports fan, first time visitor to this place, you'll be blown away by the massive collection of displayed memorabilia.

Tags: Casual, Fun
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 2, 2017

My wife, daughter and I dined at Don and Charlie's in order to celebrate my birthday. I enjoyed seeing all of the sports memorabilia which they have on display. I have never seen quite a collection! The food was great. We had chicken, steak and ribs. All were top notch. Robbie took excellent care of us. He displayed a great personality and provided wonderful service. I really appreciated the fact that he took the time to acknowledge my birthday. I absolutely loved the baby back ribs (Don's style.) We all look forward to our next visit to Don and Charlie's.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Fun
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 2, 2017

as always , outstanding and yummy. it is our family go-to special dinners.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Good for a Date, Cozy, Local Ingredients, Hot Spot, Good for Anniversaries, Comfort Food, Good for Groups, Worth the Drive, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Kid-friendly, Authentic, Special Occasion, Business Meals
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 1, 2017

We went to this restaurant for Prime Rib. Meat was not tender. They did bring a new piece of meat, but was not better. Service was good and tried to be helpful . Ambiance is nice for the sports enthusiast, extensive sports memorabilia collection.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Food is great and wait staff is always outstanding

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Always been one of my favorite places. Saturday evening and not many people. Would be better to put sides on dish with steak, fish, prime rib, etc. I was embarrassed at the display. Filet on middle of dinner plate. Presentation poor!!!

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·Dined on October 1, 2017

This used one of my favorite restaurants. They have changed their menu to a la carte and squeeze every dime out of you. I upgraded my coleslaw to a dinner salad and they charged me $6.99! The chopped liver that they used to bring complimentary is now $8.99. What a complete and total rip off.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Love the food great as always friendly staff that go out there way to made sure you enjoyable meal

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on September 30, 2017

We met my grandson and his wife for dinner and thoroughly enjoyed our evening. No rush and the food was excellent. We all had different entrees from salmon to ribs to steak. Yum! We will return in the near future with other friends for more delicious food. Our waiter was excellent, attentive without being overbearing . Thank you for a fun, relaxed dinner.

Tags: People Watching, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, Authentic
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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 28, 2017

Consistently great RIBS. The owners seem to always be present and the quality is always excellent. They pour an excellent cocktail- well made.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on September 28, 2017

First time at this restaurant, and was very impressed.... atmosphere (cozy, relaxed, friendly neighborhood feeling); food (very good), service (server was friendly, accommodating, very attentive) ... everything was great. Will definitely come back.

Tags: Late-night Find, Good for Groups, Cozy, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Kid-friendly, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Tasting Menu, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on September 26, 2017

Phil the Gm was fantastic and went the extra mile with us, as local restaurant owners we strrive to hit their mark BRAVO!

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 (Chihuahua)·Dined on September 26, 2017

The food was outstanding and shrimp scampi was one of the best I ever had. The ribs are excellent but not only is the food terrific the service was outstanding

Tags: Cozy, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Romantic
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on September 25, 2017

Don & Charlie’s was wonderful—it always is. We celebrated our anniversary and we had a wonderful time. The food was excellent and the service was the best we’ve had. Don Carson greeted us and was so gracious and kind. Another fine, relaxing evening & meal. Thanks, To Don and staff.

Tags: Fun, Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on September 24, 2017

Top notch food and service. Will be part of our regular dining places. Chicago style ribs outstanding

Tags: Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Authentic
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on September 21, 2017

The food, service, ambiance was all fantastic! Love all the sports memorabilia in the restaurant. Don the owner was nice enough to give us dessert on the house! Highly recommend Don & Charlie's!

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on September 21, 2017

Always an excellent and exhilarating experience . But this time it was embellished by a splendid preparation for the Rosh Hoshhana holiday. I cannot say "thank you" enough for the respect and courtesy this wonderful restaurant showed. We are a customer for life.

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 (Sacramento)·Dined on September 19, 2017

We visited this restaurant because my boyfriend had been here several times with his buddies during spring training. The sports memorabilia is phenomenal. I'm more into health food, which was a little harder to find here. I prefer an non-ice burg lettuce salad, and more on the vegetarian side. This restaurant is more for the extreme carnivores!

Tags: Comfort Food, Live Sports, Good for Birthdays
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on September 17, 2017

Once again, Don & Charlie's hit a homerun! The food was great. The service was great. And our wait time upon arrival was minimal. We had called to change our reservation time (open table showed a much-later available table than we wanted), and they were extremely accommodating, for which we were very thankful! We will be back!

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on September 17, 2017

Has always been one of our favorites but last couple of times food has been off. Changed menu and less gluten free options than previously provided which is an issue for my mother in-law. Ever since they took away the kids treasure chest has not been same.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on September 16, 2017

This is our favorite place to go eat for special date nights, birthdays and anniversary's. The food is always amazing. The ambiance is great! This trip the server we had was not the best and not as attentive as usual. But it is still our favorite place to go.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on September 14, 2017

Unique atmosphere. Attentive service, good food (although pricey).
Would recommend for returning visit.

Tags: Casual
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on September 11, 2017

Great food great service

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on September 11, 2017

The food at D and C was excellent and the value was as well. But the waiter made the experience even more memorable. He was very attentive, friendly and personable. Great job

Tags: Live Sports, Authentic, Casual, Good for Groups
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on September 11, 2017

Took my mother here for her Birthday. She loved the ambience, food and especially the service.
Our waitress was very attentive and thoughtful. She even comped my mother's desert. I will definitely be back again!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 10, 2017

Once again we traveled to Scottsdale, AZ for a week long getway. We never miss the opportunity to eat at Don & Charlie's at least once every trip when in Scottsdale. This year's we had another great dinner at the restaurant over a Saturday night. I was afraid we would have trouble getting in, however, we were seated within ten minutes of our reservation. I had ribs "Don's Way" which were delicious! Charred on the outside with BBQ sauce on the side. My wife broke from her usual filet to a small cut of prime rib. It was the most beautiful piece of meat I have ever seen. Moreover, it was even more delicious then it looked. There was no fat on the prime rib it actually look a filet! The taste was incredible... I tried to trade a couple of my ribs for a chunk of my wife's prime... but she would have none of it! I only got to taste the prime rib when my wife could eat no more! After tasting it I understood why my wife wouldn't trade!!! As usual, we split a huge twice baked potato... which was as good as ever. My only disappointment was they were already out of their banana cream pie... and it was only eight o'clock! I can't give this wonderful steak house anything other then is was, again, a 5+ star dining experience!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Hot Spot
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on September 10, 2017

Excellent food and atmosphere that caters to all and would recommend to all that visit Scottsdale.

Tags: Casual, Special Occasion, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Spicy, Healthy
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