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Kitchen 56

4.2
188 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
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  • Great for Outdoor Dining (140)
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About

Kitchen 56 is a friendly retro yet modern neighborhood restaurant set in a quirky and sleekly remodeled 1960’s Garage. With a spectacular panoramic view of Camelback Mountain the 360 degree full bar is open to the large comfortable patio with sparkling fountains.

Try the succulent house smoked pulled pork sandwich, a light salad of mixed greens with cranberries, candied pecans, bleu cheese and citrus vinaigrette. Happy Hours are everyday from 3-6pm with food and drink specials. This is an original restaurant owned by locals. Get the flavor of the neighborhood, it's casual but cool. Serving lunch and dinner daily starting at 11am.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American, Comfort Food, Contemporary American
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Daily 11:00am - 3:00pm
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 3:00pm - 9pm, Friday - Saturday: 3:00pm - 10:00pm, Sunday: 3:00pm - 9:00pm

Brunch Served Saturdays and Sundays 9:00am-3:00pm
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Phone number
(480) 994-5656
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Private party facilities
We can accommodate private parties on our patio or even the whole inside of the restaurant. We have the ability to cordon off part of the restaurant visually for private parties also.
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Private party contact
Ted Kundtz: (480) 994-5656
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Catering
We cater food for lunches, dinner, and parties. We would be happy to talk over special menus and simply off menu selections. Call Ted Kundtz at the restaurant.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Indian School Road
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Parking details
We have our own lot and also the lot across the street on the SW corner of 56th Street and Indian School.
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Entertainment
We have excellent LIVE MUSIC Sundays at 5pm with James Cowden
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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4.2  based on all time ratings
4.1
food
4.2
service
4.0
ambience
4.1
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vipSeda (Seattle)
3.0  Dined on May 24, 2017

Drinks were good, especially the grapefruit cocktail. Food average. Our waitress was very friendly but created a scare for us when she lost our credit card. The kitchen staff found it after 10 minutes of searching.

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OpenTable Diner (Las Vegas)
5.0  Dined on May 16, 2017

Excellent salads, pizza was fantastic! Will definitely return.

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OpenTable Diner (Phoenix)
4.0  Dined on May 13, 2017

Great little place with reasonable prices and great atmosphere. The wait staff was super friendly and patio was really nice. We came for brunch, which was good, and plan to return to try the dinner menu.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Phoenix)
4.0  Dined on May 5, 2017

Good food, great service at a place you don't have to dress to the nines for.

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OpenTable Diner (Phoenix)
5.0  Dined on May 2, 2017

I was impressed with the decor when we walked in the restaurant . We went to Kichen 56 for lunch and ordered the pulled pork sandwich. The sandwich was delicious. Our waitress was so friendly and helpful with our order.
I have already recommended Kictchen 56 to several of my friends.

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SVTM (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on May 1, 2017

Terrific vibe - converted gas station - great food and wait staff! One of my big fave's.....

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viptwofoodies (Phoenix)
4.0  Dined on April 27, 2017

Very relaxing. We sat outside on their patio. Delightful. The three of us picked two pizzas to share. Very good. The service was great. We will be back.

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Diego (Minneapolis)
5.0  Dined on April 22, 2017

The service is good and the staff is friendly. One of the specialties are the Short Ribs and we both enjoyed them.. Excellently tender and flavorful. The patio is lovely on a nice evening.

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DaveL (Phoenix)
5.0  Dined on April 19, 2017

Great spot for a happy hour or special dinner, the menu was great and the pulled pork delicious!

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vipMargaret (Phoenix)
4.0  Dined on April 13, 2017

Great beet salad and short ribs. Pizza tastes good but not cooked enough for us, even when asking for crispy. Very quaint place; nice staff. We'd go back.

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