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About Phoenix City Grille

Phoenix City Grille is a central Phoenix institution, having opened in 1997. Nestled in the heart of the Madison neighborhood at 16th street and Bethany Home Road, Phoenix City Grille was built in the style of the old town tavern. It's a comfortable place for meeting friends where you can count on delicious food at reasonable prices.
Whether gathering with friends for happy hour, meeting clients for a business lunch, treating your special someone to a romantic dinner, or entertaining larger groups in our private dining room,Phoenix City Grille is a great destination.
Find out why people from all over the valley visit this cozy neighborhood tavern. Join us today at Phoenix City Grille. If you are interested in booking parties larger than 20 people, please call us directly.

5816 N. 16th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85016
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, Southwest

Hours of Operation:
Monday: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday - Saturday : 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

Sunday: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

Cross Street:
16th St. & Bethany Home Road

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(602) 266-3001

Website:
http://www.phoenixcitygrille.com/

Parking Details:
Phoenix City Grille is located in a neighborhood shopping center and has ample parking located behind the restaurant, with limited spaces up front.

PCG offers a front entrance facing 16th Street, but our rear entrance offers a unique experience- you will pass through our guest-friendly kitchen where the chefs are hard at work, walk past the private dining rooms and beautiful wine display, through the bar and end at the host stand.

Executive Chef:
Rory Hewitt

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
3 private dining rooms available, semi-private space available and weekend Brunch on Saturday 11am-3pm and Sunday 10am-3pm.

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Private Dining

We have two private dining rooms that can be used individually or combined for one large room. Guests can order off of our all-day menu or work with our Director of Private Dining, Brittnee Reed, to fully customize a menu for your event and budget.

Phoenix City Grille Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.7

ambience

4.6

value

4.5

Noise

Moderate

100% would recommend it to a friend

Casual (29)
Good for a Date (23)
Neighborhood Gem (23)
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Special Occasion (20)
Comfort Food (19)
Happy Hour (19)
Worth the Drive (18)
Business Meals (17)
Creative Cuisine (17)
Fit for Foodies (17)
Great for Lunch (16)
Cozy (15)
Bar Seating (15)
Local Ingredients (15)
Sunday Lunch (14)
Good for Birthdays (13)
Good for Groups (13)
Fun (12)
Quiet Conversation (11)
Vibrant Bar Scene (11)
Good for Anniversaries (10)
Authentic (10)
Great for Brunch (9)
Pre/post Theatre (9)
Handcrafted Cocktails (8)
Quick Bite (6)
Great Beer (5)
Healthy (4)
Romantic (4)
Tapas (4)
Afternoon Coffee (3)
Disabled Access (3)
Late-night Find (3)
Notable Wine List (3)
Organic (3)
Great for Outdoor Dining (3)
People Watching (3)
Scenic View (2)
Seasonal (2)
Kid-friendly (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Hot Spot (1)
Live Sports (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on November 10, 2017

This is one of my favorite restaurants in town and the people are amazing!!! Food is great also.

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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Busy place. Cowboy Steak the best I've had in a long time. Service and ambiance great.

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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on November 6, 2017

Phoenix City Grille is a great restaurant for a quick or relaxing lunch depending on your time allotment. The service is friendly and ask when seating if you are in a hurry. The daily specials always include the soup of the day, tomato with a ribbon of pesto, on our visit, as well as a salad option. I enjoyed the short rib machaca tacos with a side salad. They have a extensive list of wines available by the glass or bottle as well as craft beers on tap.
I have never been disappointed dining here.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Quick Bite, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Happy Hour, Local Ingredients, Bar Seating, Worth the Drive, Sunday Lunch, Casual
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

GREAT FOOD, AND WAITERS WERE AWESOME.LOVED THE AMBIANECE

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Organic, Business Meals, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Groups, Cozy, Casual, Local Ingredients
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 4, 2017

The best SW food around. Smokey asparagus with perfect filet! I had black bean soup and a small plate of chicken enchiladas ( my fav).
Oh did I mention the buttermilk pie ,a must!

Tags: Quick Bite, Casual, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients
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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Food was great! We got the chicken and it was very nicely done.

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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Not only the best short ribs in town but now they have an offering of prime rib and I hope they continue it. Service is always the best and never had a bad meal there!

Tags: Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Brunch, Special Occasion, Cozy, Sunday Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Comfort Food, Pre/post Theatre, Romantic, Quick Bite, Casual, Good for a Date, Bar Seating
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Good food friendly service and a nice atmosphere. Good service is consistent

Tags: Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Sunday Lunch, Fun, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on October 28, 2017

First time in Phx City Grille, The restaurant looks a little to conservative for me but was impress with the food I order the Salmon it was delicious perfect temperature , The server I believed his name is Ryan it was excellent very professional and attentive with all this new restaurants now a days I have not had a very polite and professional and caring servers. I love it

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 22, 2017

We are especially fond of Sunday brunch - excellent special menu as well as regular menu. The steak Benedict is outstanding.

Tags: Afternoon Coffee, Happy Hour, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Fun, Special Occasion
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 (Indiana)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Fabulous food. Our waiter was a little slower to refill or check on us but overall great experience.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Kid-friendly, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 16, 2017

When the server tells customers about the special, he or she should mention the price. I was quite surprised when the bill came and my entree was substantially higher than other items on the menu. Had I known I wouldn't have ordered it. It was good but not 50% better than other entrees.

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Service was very good. Food was average. Bang Mi sandwich was poor...

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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 14, 2017

I have coming to Phoenix City Grill for years. I have never had a bad meal here. They have something for everyone from Appetizers,salads, great burgers to full dinners. They have a full bar and even space for private parties that is quaint and intimate at the same time. The owner is almost always there and I highly recommend it.

Tags: Comfort Food, Late-night Find, Bar Seating, Happy Hour, Fun, Great Beer
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Karla was an outstanding waitperson. The food was great. The dessert was even better.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Fun, Business Meals, Happy Hour, Good for a Date
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 12, 2017

Great food in nice surroundings. Good service and a nice beer selection.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Fun, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Creative Cuisine, Great Beer, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 10, 2017

Excellent menu; consistently good food; great daily specials; superb non-intrusive service; quiet environment; good wine and beer options; and a very good Happy Hour. Locally owned with on-premises representative.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great Beer, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Casual, Great for Brunch, Creative Cuisine, Happy Hour, Local Ingredients, Cozy, Business Meals, Authentic, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Salmon was fabulous, cooked medium rare as ordered. Hamburger was over cooked, unfortunately.

Tags: Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Bar Seating, Comfort Food
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Always a good choice for easy, casual dining. Good food, adequate variety. We have been going here for over 10 years and have rarely been disappointed in the food or service.

Tags: Casual, Comfort Food, Happy Hour
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on September 30, 2017

This is my fav for all occasions. Friday I enjoyed the steak sandwich ( sans bun) great spicey julienned veggies. What a deal. Pick your side. I went with coleslaw. My friend had my other fav. Steak tacos. He ate very slowly to savor every bite. My husband had the awesome burger and fries. Never disappointed whether holiday dinners, lunch or cas dinners

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Happy Hour, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on September 28, 2017

PCG is one of our favorite go to places. Food is always great, whether happy hour or regular dining. We are never disappointed. Servers are attentive and helpful.

Tags: Bar Seating, Quick Bite, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Happy Hour
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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on September 25, 2017

I am a self-proclaimed Foodie and have loved Phoenix City Grille since they opened in my neighborhood years ago. In fact, I found that early on, some of the items were better than Richardson's (my favorite SW restaurant), and PCG has good Happy Hour food/drinks. We went here Sunday night for the Restaurant Week menu, expecting everything to be awesome due to the opportunity to impress new diners, however, I have a few comments. Basically, the food was bland, not up to PCG's distinctive customary flavors, and I don't think it would entice a first-time diner to come back. The "Roasted" Beet Salad contained beets that did not appear roasted at all, as I've had at other places (actually tasted like canned), and no apples as listed on the pre-fixe menu. The owner, Sheldon, came by and apologized (and credited $5 off the tab), and had them bring out some tasteless thin apple sticks to add, but they didn't enhance the salad and I had to add Stevia to bring out some sweetness. My Baja Shrimp was fine, but I did not taste the jalapeno butter, as described. Mike's spare ribs were pretty plain and not bursting with flavor either, with a tiny amount of creamed corn. We were expecting some of that typical PCG heat/flavor in both dishes. Even the rice pudding was bland, so I took it home and added cinnamon and raisins. As far as service, our waitress and others tried very hard to please us with the "issues" that occurred during the meal.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Creative Cuisine, People Watching, Late-night Find, Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Casual, Tapas, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on September 24, 2017

We have not been to the restaurant for a long while. When we arrived, we asked for a side table so that the noise would be less than at the middle tables. At first, that was not possible, but before we ordered, a side table became available. We enjoyed the rest of the evening and had a good meal.

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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on September 24, 2017

The food was amazing. The service was great. Waiter was very attentive and personable. We had a show to get to and we had an wonderful meal and got out and to our show in plenty of time.

Tags: Business Meals, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Great food and quiet enough to hold a conversation. Music was a little too loud. But service was great

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Cozy, Great for Brunch
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·Dined on September 23, 2017

PCG has a great food and a nice surroundings. We are always happy to suggest it to friends.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on September 17, 2017

I really love PCG been coming since they first opened years ago
Service is amazing

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Cozy, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Casual, Local Ingredients, Vibrant Bar Scene, Great Beer, Bar Seating
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on September 17, 2017

This was our first time at PCG. We loved it. We were seated right away and the food was outstanding. Definitely a place that we will return to.

Tags: Special Occasion, Happy Hour, Good for Anniversaries, Hot Spot
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on September 13, 2017

Quiet for business discussion, quality food, atmosphere, staff

Tags: Business Meals, Great for Lunch, Scenic View, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Columbus)·Dined on September 11, 2017

Good food -- especially the cedar-planked salmon! Great service. I think they spotted us as out-of-Towners, so sat us directly across from the kitchen -- which increased noise and decreased ambiance. But overall a very good experience.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on September 4, 2017

Other than the profanity -laden comments coming out of the kitchen it was a great evening. The food is always outstanding and the service is excellent...just needs a little work on employee behavior.

Tags: Casual, Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on September 3, 2017

Phoenix City Grille is one of my most enjoyable dining experiences in the Valley. The entree is always prepared perfectly and served in a timely manner. Kaitlin is an excellant server. She is very courteous and efficient. Kaitlin sets a standard that every employee should follow.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Gluten Free Options, Comfort Food, Afternoon Coffee, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Anniversaries, Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on September 2, 2017

Food was very average; service was dreadful. Server abandoned all tables & nobody covered her when she left. We didn't feel appreciated as customers.

Tags: Casual
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·Dined on August 30, 2017

The grille is great. Food is always good and prices fair.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Happy Hour
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on August 28, 2017

Is a simple choice to go out for dinner - have a terrific meal at Phoenix City Grill or go someplace else and be disappointed.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Casual, Bar Seating, Creative Cuisine, Fun, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on August 28, 2017

Nice meal with family.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on August 24, 2017

Lunch at Phoenix City Grill is always great. Service is fast without feeling rushed. Don't leave without trying the bread pudding. It is one of the best desserts in town!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on August 20, 2017

Always fun to see what is new on the menu! Love the use of local ingredients.... ie chilies, etc.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients
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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on August 20, 2017

Excellent as always. We've never had a bad meal there. Great steaks.

Tags: Good for a Date, Quick Bite, Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Sunday Lunch, Vibrant Bar Scene, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Healthy, Business Meals, Great for Brunch, Comfort Food, Disabled Access, Cozy, Fun, Live Sports, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on August 19, 2017

This was our first time here...cute place but the food is mediocre AT BEST and surprisingly WAY OVERPRICED! We wished we had not tried this place at all....we spent a lot of money...which is ok...but on blech, 1970's food and a horrible selection. It seemed like a retirement type place, but in an upcoming hip area...bad choice! (Out waitress with the long dark hair and ponytail was great)

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