The Collins Small Batch Kitchen

4.8
632 Reviews
$30 and under
Contemporary American
Due to limited seating capacity, we are currently accepting limited reservations via phone and Open Table. We will continue offering curbside service for our community.

Join us for daily Happy Hour from 4pm-6pm (dine in only)!

Brought to you by Common Ground Culinary -- the creators of The Macintosh, Grassroots Kitchen & Tap, Twisted Grove Parlor + Bar, Wally's Gastropub, and Sweet Provisions.
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KelleyB
Orange County
1 review
Dined 12 hours ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really great food, lots of options. Drinks where amazing and the service was great. Can’t wait to go again.

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vipkeka
Las Vegas
145 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Grilled artichokes with perfectly cooked and aioli was a fantastic accomplishment. Crispy grouper sandwich was tasty. Would go back for another. Signs labeling restaurant were not visible from parking lot.

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AshleyG
Phoenix
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love The Collins and all of the restaurants under Common Ground Culinary. We are working our way to each location to check out their ambiance and yummy food. Our waiter this visit was Brandon and he was nice enough to give us a coconut cream pie for dessert just because he liked us and my in-laws. Very attentive staff and great food as always. We met Chris Collins on our first trip to The Collins almost a year ago and he was a breath of fresh air, so kind and very funny. We will always recommend and business under Common Ground Culinary Group!

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EricL
Phoenix
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food5service5ambience4

The Collins is definitely one of our go to restaurants.

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viprxmarilynrx
Phoenix
125 reviews
Dined on January 8, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

When you order a martini shouldn’t the glass be full??? Either charge me more, but don’t pour a skimpy drink, that’s pure cheapness! If you are looking for social distancing, this is not the place for you! While the food is consistently good, the service is lackluster at best!

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michah
Phoenix
2 reviews
Dined on January 7, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Collins was a bit of a disappointment. They had assured us they could meet our gluten-free needs, but many things on their menu are needlessly gluten-filled. French fries? No can do. They are dipped in gluten-containing coating before being fried. Crab cakes - nope. If you want GF crab cakes, go to Buck and Rider. The service was very good, but the food was underwhelming.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Phoenix
5 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love the Collins!!! The food is outstanding, they have a fantastic wine menu and the service is extremely professional! I highly recommend this restaurant

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RebeccaH
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall3food5service1ambience5

Food was great. Service was terrible. They apparently close the bar at 9, even though we had an 8:30 reservation. She came over and told us it was last call. I’ve never in my life had that experience while dining. It felt like we were being rushed out, but at the same time the food took forever to come out. And we were out by 10. They lost $ not serving drinks. If you go, get the brussel sprouts. They were divine. My crab cakes came out and she said they were free since they didn’t come out “right.” But she didn’t want to keep me waiting longer on the dish, and if I wanted her to remake them she would. They were actually still pretty good, so I can’t imagine how good they would be if served correctly. I’d try again, but have an earlier reservation.

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vipPaul
Phoenix
27 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great dinner

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vipMichelleN
Phoenix
19 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious Consistent and excellent service

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OpenTable Diner
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on December 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Due to the pandemic this was my Corporate dinner and my family loved it. I appreciate all the staff, the food is very delicious and the ambience of the restaurant is just amazing. This is definitely a jewel and must go to for me and my family be I can’t wait to go back!

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vipnvelop
Phoenix
26 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved everything and our server was fantastic. The corn/crab chowder was soooo good. If you like martinis, they are perfectly shaken and served “up” in a very nice glass. Will be back for dinners and happy hours❤️

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vipSamuelF
Phoenix
8 reviews
Dined on December 19, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Music needs to be changed. Old slow rock from the 80s was depressing and didn't go with the atmosphere.

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vipAZfoodie22
Phoenix
4 reviews
Dined on December 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Place is a gem! Great food amazing service and kid friendly!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was my first time being there. I will definitely come back and refer them to my friends.

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OpenTable Diner
San Diego
5 reviews
Dined on December 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Made a last minute decision to go on a dinner date to the Collins and it was more than what I hoped! Atmosphere was very comfortable and at the time we went it was very quiet - almost felt like our own private spot. Food came out quick and packed a lot of flavor. The Brussels sprouts for an appetizer, the chicken Brie sandwich and the bistro burger were all cooked perfectly and were elegantly presented. The cocktails topped it off with nice touch as well. We would recommend going on an off-peak time if you’re looking for an intimate and affordable dinner out like we did!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Phoenix
9 reviews
Dined on December 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food esp French onion soup, mmmmm... Great cocktails, new peach vodka martini was fantastic. Excellent attentive service.

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AshleyG
Phoenix
3 reviews
Dined on December 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is one of our favorite spots for date night. Low lit, perfect temperature, great food and pretty cocktails. The ambiance is just perfect. If you are looking for great restaurants with great food and the best customer service, Common Ground Culinary is the way to go. Every restaurant has surpassed our expectations!!

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vipMelissa
Phoenix
16 reviews
Dined on December 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went for birthday dinner. Was the first time back since Covid precautions in place. They still had phenomenal service and the food was amazing. Did a great job with social distancing.

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vipNaztradamus
Phoenix
3 reviews
Dined on December 4, 2020
Overall3food5service1ambience3

Really great food, really terrible service. Waited 15 minutes after being seated before having to search for someone to come over and at least get us some water. They said there was some oversight when getting seated even though we had a reservation. Ordered drinks, took another 15 minutes and they brought everyone but mine. Got one of our dish orders wrong. Had to keep asking other servers walking by to find our server. It was an ordeal even trying to get salt and pepper. She kept apologizing, but then kept ignoring us. They comp’d us my late drink, our $4 starter bread, and $8 dessert for a $150 meal. I guess that was fine, but won’t be going back if they are this ill-prepared for Friday dinner dining. Lots of better options close-by at similar prices with outstanding service

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vipShelleyD
Pittsburgh
21 reviews
Dined on December 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding gem of a restaurant in heart of Phoenix! Will definitely return!

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vipSusieT
Phoenix
24 reviews
Dined on December 1, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

I love every restaurant in this brand! Another hit and I will be back. 😊

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vipOpenTable Diner
Phoenix
9 reviews
Dined on November 28, 2020
Overall5food3service5ambience5

The guac was the tiniest little dollop of guac with some overly salted chips. The drinks were all very good. The crab Mac n cheese tasted like straight up fish. But the pasta and sauce inside were AMAZING. you guys should offer regular Mac n cheese on the happy hour menu, without the crab. The chicken and Brie sandwich was good. The ambiance was nice, the view was really nice from the patio.

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LauraC
Phoenix
4 reviews
Dined on November 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Dined here with my husband this week. The food and service were both exceptional. You can tell the kitchen takes pride in everything- even the Caesar salad was better than usual! I had the ribs, and my husband ordered the short ribs- both were delicious. We finished off with pumpkin pie which was FABULOUS! Our server, Ashley, was wonderful, and we felt very safe with all the staff wearing masks and appropriately distanced seating. We will definitely be back.

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vipJenH
Phoenix
10 reviews
Dined on November 21, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Went on an early Saturday night; nice cozy little space.
The wait staff was very attentive throughout service and checked in on us regularly.
I got the prime rib over medium rare with the bourbon and berries cocktail. The meat was cooked just perfectly, and the cocktail had a good warmth with a hint of cinnamon, sugar, citrus/berry to it. Would definitely order both again.
My boyfriend got the grouper sandwich with fries; he felt like there was too much breading on the grouper and felt like he should have gotten the ahi entree instead.
We both shared the salmon tartare, which had good Asian sesame flavor to it.
Liked that they also provided hand sanitizer on our table at the end of the meal.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was fabulous! This restaurant really pays attention to all the details and we had such a great time and a great meal

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RandyK
1 review
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

great food - must get artichoke and brussels sprouts for appetizers! Pretty restaurant, great drinks and good variety on the menu.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Phoenix
4 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent service and the food (salmon, ribs, etc.) was spectacular.

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vipChelenaC
Phoenix
3 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2020
Overall3food3service2ambience4

He forgot to put in our order and only brought part of it. However they were able to get it out fast

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vipOpenTable Diner
Phoenix
53 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We will be back. Nice restaurant

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vipGreg
Phoenix
15 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Third time back! Love this place. Attentive service and great food. Tried different things each time and never disappointed!

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OpenTable Diner
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on November 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Literally the best meal I’ve ever had. The Brussels sprouts are amazing, only thing better is the coleslaw. Can’t wait to go back.

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AlfonsinaG
Phoenix
2 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very good service. Great food!! Ribs are the best :)

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jmu51
Chicago
8 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Another outstanding meal with friends on the patio. Prime rib night! With loaded baked potato. And be sure to have the desserts....all three....coconut pie, tres leches, and chocolate mousse pie.

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MGrizz
1 review
Dined on October 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were celebrating my daughter's 21st birthday as a family and the service, food and drinks were perfect!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Drinks and Apps were great! We sat on the patio and had a great experience

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vipPatty
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

WE LOVE THE COLLINS! The food is always outstanding, and the service impeccable.

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OpenTable Diner
Phoenix
3 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great job! Good food and service

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vipFops
Phoenix
26 reviews
Dined on October 22, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Great Social Hour and a great dinner with outstanding service !!

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vipChris
Phoenix
21 reviews
Dined on October 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best service in the Valley! The Happy hour selection is good and the food above average!

FAQs

The Collins Small Batch Kitchen offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (602) 730-3533.

The Collins Small Batch Kitchen is rated 4.8 stars by 632 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.