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Don & Charlie's

4.7
3544 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
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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.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American, Barbecue, Steak
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Monday-Saturday 5pm to 9:30pm Sundays 5pm to 9pm



Closed on Mondays- Memorial Weekend thru Labor Day Weekend

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Phone number
(480) 990-0900
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Juan Diaz
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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.
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Cross street
75th St. (3 blocks east of Scottsdale Rd)
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Parking details
Valet parking is also available (weekends only), as well as a private lot and street parking.
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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.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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.

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What 3544 People Are Saying
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4.7  based on recent ratings
4.7
food
4.7
service
4.6
ambience
4.4
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95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (Phoenix)
4.0  Dined 2 days ago

Good, always get the chicken liver!

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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

We had a great time at Don & Charley's. Stephanie was a very good server, and the food was outstanding!!

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MarkT 
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

Great food and service, the creme brulee was out of this world and a great way to finish dinner.

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OpenTable Diner (Phoenix)
4.0  Dined 3 days ago

been there several times and never any "issues"
great salad and sides, but the ribs were tough. couldn't pull apart . really difficult to cut.
ate almost half. took the rest home and steamed them. a little easier to eat.

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vipNappy (Milwaukee)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

The food and service was excellent. We have eaten at the restaurant numerous times and have always been very satisfied

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

One of my all time favorite restaurants! And also fun to see hall of famers dining along side us!

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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

The baby back ribs were wonderful. While the appetizer of chicken tenders was too salty, the manager was very concerned about our happiness with the overall the dining experience. He offered another item and a free dessert. A great place and will definitely return. The memorabilia is worth the visit!

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vipDCeater (Phoenix)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

We dine out a great deal, and consider this restaurant one of the best all around dining experiences . Superior waitstaff, incredible atmosphere what with a museums worth of memorabilia, and quality food at a fair price.

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vipCFNOBIS (Orange County)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Meeting up with friends and had a great dinner as usual. We will be back.

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OpenTable Diner (Phoenix)
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

A very fun place

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OpenTable Diner (Phoenix)
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

Got there and was seated very quickly. Our waitress was very knowledgeable and really nice. Food came out fast and was delicious. Really cool atmosphere with all the sports memorabilia throughout restaurant. I took my gf out for Valentine’s Day and she loved it. Looking forward to the next time I eat there.

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OpenTable Diner (Phoenix)
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

Good steak house. Good, friendly service. Meat exactly as ordered, rare and medium rare. Brocolli steamed, not soggy. Key lime pie tasty.

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vipJASpan718 (Phoenix)
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

My girlfriend has been coming to Don & Charlies since she was a kid vacationing with her family. She introduced me to this wonderful place, and Don, and Betsy many years ago.
We love it here. It's loud for sure, but everyone is ok pretending that they know you ... sit down and you're bound to have a chat or two with the person at the next table. Don's just puts you in that mood. The wait staff are family there, and they know the menu inside out, backward & forward. It feels casual and they treat you like family, but family at a semi formal "We want to impress the family" dinner. I just love this place. Recently my family came in from Brooklyn. This is where we went ... all 9 of us. My brother loved it so much he & his wife gave us a generous gift certificate for a Christmas gift. We used it for Valentines Day!!

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vipLovetoeat (Chicago)
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

Anyone from Chicago is familiar with Lettuce Entertain You and Carson’s Ribs. Don & Charlies is the perfect blend of both worlds. The Lettuce empire guarantees great quality and outstanding service and this Scottsdale, Arizona eatery offers them up with all the favorites. Great ribs, chicken, fish and the best prime steaks. Amazing sides, salads and apps and desserts worth saving room for.
The Chicago sports memorabilia can take hours to view. The walls are filled in every nook and cranny.
This is simply the best food in the Valley.

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OpenTable Diner (Milwaukee)
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

Fun place for sports fans. Very professional bartenders and servers. We always know we can count on a great time.

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vipJSman (Minneapolis)
3.0  Dined 7 days ago

Place needs a thorough cleaning

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OpenTable Diner (Phoenix)
4.0  Dined 7 days ago

We were there for Valentines day. Needless to say, it was busy and thus somewhat noisy. We had the BBQ ribs and broasted chicken. Both were tasty, although the ribs were not as meaty as I expected. The server did a good job of matching our needs and then checking back without being obnoxious. Generally a good experience.

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OpenTable Diner (Phoenix)
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

Good suggestion was amazing

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OpenTable Diner (Cleveland)
5.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

Valentine’s Day

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vipWorldDiner (Phoenix)
5.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

My wife and I love Don and Charlies, and wanted to have a casual dinner in the bar area, with cocktails and comfort food before seeing Hamilton at Gammage. We had a great booth in the bar, of course surrounded on every side with more sports history and original memorabilia than you could ever look at over the course of a dinner. My wife had a salad and what I consider to be the best burger in Phoenix, while I had their house coleslaw, and a ribs and chicken combo. These ribs are second to none - charred, sticky, sweet and cooked perfectly, served with two different BBQ sauces (original and spicy, at my request). The chicken schnitzel was excellent too, although I probably didn't need it, the full rack of ribs was more than enough. Throughout the meal, we had some great cocktails - martinis, wine and beer, with a chocolate martini and chocolate caramel pie for dessert. Everything was perfect, food, service, and of course, the best atmosphere in the city. This place is consistently outstanding and remains a staple for us, especially at this time of year.

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Carguy10 (Phoenix)
5.0  Dined on February 12, 2018

We always go to Don and Charlie’s to celebrate a special occasion. Great for any date night as well! Great staff and food!

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OpenTable Diner (Phoenix)
5.0  Dined on February 12, 2018

The service was terrific and our meals were again consistently very good.

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Krej (New Mexico)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

There for my birthday. It was great but because we changed tables the waitress changed so no Birthday little pastry w candle.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Phoenix)
4.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

The ribs were chewy and tough. I should have sent them back.

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DavidS (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Never had a bad meal in 30 years. A true authentic and vibrant experience.

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JohnS (Phoenix)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Always great. We have been going there for years, look forward to the next time.

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JoyW (Phoenix)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Becky was an amazing waitress and was very concerned with my special dietary needs as I have several food allergies so she made the food ordering experience easy for me. We thoroughly enjoyed our evening and Becky was extremely attentive and an excellent waitress for our entire party! It was a fabulous evening and everyone enjoyed their meals and our entire night

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Kaz400 (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Fantastic menu options Service was excellent. Little Cooperstown

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RichardL (Phoenix)
4.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Overall solid experience. Best Ribeye and shrimp scampi ive had in awhile. Atmosphere is a sports lovers dream. Service was good but there were a couple misses. Twice baked potatoe was like warm [ sent it back] and we ordered 2 glasses of wine with our meal that never arrived. Server didn't catch it until it was time for the check, offered to comp the wine, but we declined. Overall I would return for the steak .

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vipteaguy (Phoenix)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

One of my all time favorites to take people. Food,service & atmosphere are always great

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