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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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4.7

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.7

ambience

4.6

value

4.4

Noise

Moderate

93% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (63)
Good for Birthdays (61)
Neighborhood Gem (60)
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Casual (54)
Comfort Food (53)
Good for Anniversaries (52)
Worth the Drive (50)
Good for a Date (46)
Good for Groups (43)
Fun (41)
Authentic (40)
Business Meals (37)
Bar Seating (30)
Fit for Foodies (26)
People Watching (25)
Hot Spot (17)
Live Sports (17)
Cozy (15)
Pre/post Theatre (14)
Vibrant Bar Scene (14)
Romantic (12)
Kid-friendly (11)
Late-night Find (11)
Great Beer (9)
Great for Lunch (9)
Creative Cuisine (8)
Quiet Conversation (8)
Handcrafted Cocktails (7)
Happy Hour (7)
Notable Wine List (7)
Tasting Menu (7)
Local Ingredients (4)
Paleo Friendly (4)
Great for Brunch (3)
Disabled Access (2)
Live Music (2)
Seasonal (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Healthy (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
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 (Chicago)·Dined 3 days ago

A must every visit to Phoenix Great memorabilia and atmosphere. Best bbq around. Awesome steaks as well. The rib appetizer is the bomb as is the creamy slaw
Reasonably priced. Do yourself a favor and go

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 (Phoenix)·Dined 3 days ago

Great food. Great service. Always consistent!

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 (Boise)·Dined 3 days ago

Everything was great, food and service! Serving perfection since 1981!

Tags: Business Meals, Vibrant Bar Scene, Worth the Drive
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 (Chicago)·Dined 3 days ago

Our dining group have enjoyed cuisine at most of the finest (& most expensive) restaurants in the Phoenix area. Don & Charlie's is, without a doubt, as good as any food at any other upscale restaurant. The difference is a reasonably priced menu, without pretentiousness. The servers are a joy to interact with. ENJOY!!!

Tags: Romantic, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List
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 (Phoenix)·Dined 4 days ago

It was very busy the night we were there so service was slow and server was not very attentive. But food was, as always, great.

Tags: Fun, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

This is an "old style" restaurant: dark wood, green lampshades, crowded tables and noisy, serving "real" American food.

The restaurant has a LOT of baseball memorabilia, which was interesting to peek at during the long wait for our table (even with a confirmed Open Table reservation!).

Basic food seemed to be the best choice, so we went with steaks, cole slaw and baked potato. We weren't disappointed! Steaks were excellent. Side dishes were undistinguished but good.

While there was a long wait to get started, once we were served, wait staff were friendly and food was timely.

If you are a sports fan, we learned many baseball players / staff regularly visit the restaurant during spring training.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 16, 2018

If you like steak the Ribeye is fantastic and enough for 2 to share
Our friends from CA loved the place and want to go back every time they visit!!

Tags: Authentic
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on January 15, 2018

Never a bad meal. My favorite resturaunt in Scottsdale. Service is always great. Can't beat the ribs, C hicago style skirt steak, prime rib, broasted or bbq chicken.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 15, 2018

Every time we eat at Don & Charlie’s we are very satisfied. The food is always great and the service is top notch!

Tags: Tasting Menu
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on January 14, 2018

Coming from Chicago, we love going to Don and Charlies. Love the atmosphere and food.

Tags: Good for a Date, Authentic, Late-night Find, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on January 14, 2018

The food and service was amazing. The half tables/booths really need to be spaced further apart. We spent our entire dinner listening to the woman next to us talk about her colonoscopy in detail!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Brunch
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 14, 2018

Took our son there for his send-off back to college after the holidays. He wanted a great steak and he got it!! Don & Charlie's is always a great place to eat. We love the atmosphere!! It's warm, high end, and fun!!! Prefer to sit in the bar area, but it's usually full as it's a favorite. The food is always fantastic and never fails!!! Service is consistently great!!! We try to go at least once a year.

Tags: Good for a Date, Authentic, Special Occasion
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·Dined on January 13, 2018

Great food but too many mistakes on service. Service very slow, forgot soup, did not explain what came with meal even though we asked.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Went to Don & Charlie's for our Anniversary, always wanted to go there but just never made it? It was very, very good - the service was awesome, blue cheese crusted steaks were perfect, good sides, excellent desserts, we will definitely be back for another special occasion. The restaurant was packed but the flow and service were spot-on, they were well staffed so the energy was there from having a full house but the service and pace were perfect.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on January 12, 2018

The staff was super busy but never took it out on the customers. They did everything they could to streamline the customer experience. We ate at the bar and you could tell the bartender was under stress but never made it known to us. She was nothing but helpful, courteous, and above pleasant. She encountered customers that were less than pleasant with a big smile. The food is excellent but service was outstanding!

Tags: Bar Seating, Authentic, Casual, Comfort Food
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 12, 2018

Priced a bit less than other Scottsdale steak venues but the food quality is much lower. Tried the ribs and steak. Robs are good but by no means great. The steak was fine but they offer no sauces at all. It came to the table cooked very rare after I ordered it medium. Had to send back.

Hostess service is a bit rude. Table service was very good.

Go once to see the cool sports memorabilia and then never again in my opinion.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on January 12, 2018

A consistent treat in Scottsdale. If you have an interest in sports then the visit is even better with lots of memorabilia. The favorite spot for players, coaches, and owners it is a treat to be welcomed by Don Carson. The food is great and interesting. I love the chopped chicken liver as an appetizer but the shrimp cocktail is also delectable. Many people eat ribs and chicken but I always order the Bud Selig which is a massive chopped steak. The desserts are a treat. My friend loves their banana cream pie. I have never had a bad experience at this restaurant.

Tags: People Watching, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 12, 2018

Love this place...we are from Ill and love coming here when we are in AZ.

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on January 11, 2018

Always great food and the server was very accommodating and attentive. He had very good recommendations.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 10, 2018

We love Don and Charlie's. The food is delicious! If you want an amazing server... ask for Jeff! He will take great care of you and make sure your dining experience is the best!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 10, 2018

Had a fabulous meal. Don is super sweet and is one of the owners...Very personable, warm and welcoming.. We had Donna as our server. She was outstanding. Overall very enjoyable.
One of my favorite "steak" houses....

Tags: Late-night Find, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Romantic, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Hot Spot, Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries, Fun
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on January 10, 2018

We went to Don and Charlie's on our anniversary. We had a cocktail in the bar where we enjoyed conversation with colorful characters. Moved seamlessly to our table where we received excellent attentive service. Ribs and steaks were delicious, although I wish they offered spare ribs in addition to baby back ribs. Baked potatoes were among the best we've had in restaurants in the valley.

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Bar Seating, Great Beer, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on January 7, 2018

My daughter and I love Don and Charlie's...we celebrate mom/grandma's birthday. She passed away 6 years ago and we celebrate her memory.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Fun, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Jeff, our server, was friendly helpful and meet our needs. This is a place to go for a good meal and family bonding! Very enjoyable !!

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on January 3, 2018

Best rib eye ever at the suggestion of the best waitress we have EVER had any where any time !
She suggested the right entree for everyone , noticed our grand daughter 7 year old was not happy with her food and brought her a side salad and encouraged her enjoy ! Moreen I believe was her name just there 4 months short blond hair! We want to go back every week , noise level was good and we could visit !
Love love the food ❤️.

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 (Miami)·Dined on January 3, 2018

Reviews are spot on. Dinner was great. Definitely will return.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Love this restaurant. If you like baseball you will enjoy the memorabilia. The food is great.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Special Occasion, Fun
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·Dined on December 31, 2017

Great food, relaxing atmosphere. Ribs were top notch!

Tags: Comfort Food, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Authentic
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on December 31, 2017

We have been going to Don and Charlie's for over 30 years. Always our first choice for good food and any occasion.

Tags: People Watching, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Happy Hour, Good for Groups, Bar Seating, Authentic, Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Great Chicago restaurant. Steak, ribs, prime rib, baby back ribs outstanding. Crowded, noisy, close tables...more typical of a Chicago restaurant.

Tags: Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Business Meals
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 (Austin)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Robbie was an amazing server. This was our first time dining and he recommended the filet with shrimp scampi on top . A “Robbie” dish!!
Thank you Don and Charlie’s and Robbie from Austin!!
We will be back ;).

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on December 30, 2017

IT WAS OUR FIRST VISIT TO DON & CHARLIES AND IT WAS EVERYTHING (AND MORE) THAT WE HEARD. WE'LLBE GGONG BACK

Tags: Casual
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on December 28, 2017

I have been going to Don & Charlies since 1984. I have always gotten the full slab of baby rack ribs. Not once have I even thought about eating anything else they serve there, that is how good the baby backs are. Highly recommend going.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Good for Groups, Fun
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 (Memphis)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Be prepared with a second choice if you want BBQ chicken which is fabulous.....been there numerous times over the years but lately 3 times they have run out of chicken!!! Steaks are wonderful, ribs too......we'll go back but in the future might order the chicken when I make the reservation.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 26, 2017

We have been coming to Don and Charlies for over 20 years and now find it has become so costly that I doubt we will be coming back.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on December 20, 2017

A neighborhood hidden gem! Amazing SERVICE, FOOD & ATMOSPHERE! A must for any major sports fans. They have sports memorabilia signed on every inch of the walls. Our server Jeff was beyond amazing, it's hard to come by great customer service these days and Jeff hit it out of the park. Highly recommended :)

Tags: Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene, Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Authentic, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on December 20, 2017

Our server was absolutely marvelous, she treated us well and brought us bubbles!

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on December 18, 2017

Best Wedge Salad in the valley. Best Prime Rib. Great service.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 17, 2017

Outstanding service!

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·Dined on December 17, 2017

Food was delicious and service was good. Enjoyed all the sports memorabilia!!

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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