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About Rokerij

Grilled steaks and chops cooked over pecan wood fires, fresh fish, daily blackboard specials, small plate appetizers and an extensive wine by the glass selection. Dimly lit with eclectic music, sit at the upstairs bar and watch your food being prepared, dine in our over-sized booths or make your way downstairs and hang at the cellar bar. The Rokerij is truly a feast for your senses. Reservations are for parties of four or more.

6335 N. 16th St.
Phoenix, AZ 85016
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American, Mexican / Southwestern

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 4:00 pm; Dinner: Sunday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 12:00am

Cross Street:
Maryland

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(602) 287-8900

Website:
http://www.richardsonsnm.com/

Parking Details:
No valet service. Self parking available in large , well lit private parking lot.

Public Transit:
Southeast corner of 16th St. and Maryland

6335 N 16th Street
Phoenix, AZ

Private Party Facilities:
A beautiful cozy dining room that seats up to parties of 14. A/V available for presentations. Extensive wine list and wine by the glass selection.

Private Party Contact:
Celeste Neumann: (602) 285-1780

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wine

Rokerij Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.5

ambience

4.7

value

4.4

Noise

Moderate

98% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (21)
Bar Seating (16)
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Special Occasion (15)
Romantic (15)
Creative Cuisine (14)
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Worth the Drive (14)
Good for Birthdays (14)
Cozy (13)
Casual (12)
Fun (12)
Good for Anniversaries (12)
Authentic (11)
Happy Hour (10)
Spicy (9)
Comfort Food (8)
Business Meals (7)
Good for Groups (7)
Hot Spot (6)
Local Ingredients (6)
People Watching (5)
Sunday Lunch (5)
Tasting Menu (5)
Great for Brunch (4)
Great for Lunch (4)
Notable Wine List (4)
Great for Outdoor Dining (4)
Quiet Conversation (4)
Handcrafted Cocktails (4)
Late-night Find (3)
Good Vegetarian Options (3)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Tapas (1)
Great Beer (1)
Healthy (1)
Live Sports (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
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 (Phoenix)·Dined 2 days ago

Awesome like always

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on January 14, 2018

The meals were all delicious and it was so fun to have a waitress who was so excited about the meals they were serving!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on January 14, 2018

Best food and ambiance for the price, fun and real fireplaces!

Tags: Tasting Menu, Great for Lunch, Sunday Lunch, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for a Date, Spicy, Great for Outdoor Dining, People Watching, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic
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·Dined on January 14, 2018

The food is amazing. We've been coming here for over a decade. I first called and left a message and nobody returned my call so I booked our reservation online. This is the second time I have tried to book a table in the basement for an event. Both times when I arrived with my group they told me I was going to be sitting upstairs. I'm guessing this is a common issue that people believe when making the reservation they are going to be down stairs because the manager could have cared less that we were upset. I also received a text with the wrong time so I had to call and I verified again where we would be sitting with a live person. If only customer service were as good as the food this would be a 5 star review.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on January 14, 2018

We had friends from out of town. Had a great dinner and our waitress was the best! The food is great! Loved it.

Tags: Fun, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Good for Groups, Hot Spot
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·Dined on January 13, 2018

Food was fantastic...Service was terrible. They were slow and unresponsive, often leaving us with empty drinks for 20-30 minutes. Asked for sour cream when ordered, again when food was delivered, and again when the Manager came to our table to apologize for the long wait. Never did see that sour cream.
Food was good tho.

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·Dined on January 11, 2018

Excellent, excelente, fabulous, fabulosa, delicious, delicioso. You won’t regret it. Go hungry. A wide range of from comfort to spicy to in between.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Comfort Food, Local Ingredients, Spicy
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food5
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·Dined on January 9, 2018

I saw the place on TV show and it looked very good. I asked my sister to dinner there. She loved it. She thought the food was real good. We will be back soon Maybe on another special occasion. Thank You, the service was very good also. Dione korakis

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 8, 2018

Service was stellar. HAVE to enjoy the blackened scallops (Al dente & huge). Their crusted Sea Bass melted in our mouths. That’s a sample of what we enjoyed and any menu item is dynamite esp. the slow roasted pork items. Love this place!!!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Fun, Happy Hour, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Business Meals
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on January 7, 2018

The table in the corner was amazing in the basement and the dinner we had was superb!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Tasting Menu, Quick Bite, Fit for Foodies, Business Meals, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Happy Hour, Scenic View, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Sunday Lunch, Worth the Drive, Late-night Find, People Watching, Cozy, Great for Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Fun, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on January 5, 2018

I find the interior rooms dark so I always sit outside. It’s a lovely courtyard. The food is good and plentiful.

Tags: Spicy
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Excellent Prime Rib with healthy portion.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on December 28, 2017

Excellent experience with a very nice variety of menu items. Our family enjoyed the experience.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on December 17, 2017

Brunch for bday

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on December 17, 2017

We’ve dined at The Rokerji numerous times over several years and have enjoyed our meals and experience. But something has gone off the rails. Our party of 4 would all endorse the New Mexico sausages as a starter, but then things started to go wrong. Both the trout entree and the swordfish were grilled to blackenedness, which was not as they should be. The cauliflower sides also were blackened. The Mahi got a pass, as did the pork adovada. Wine was good, although our first choice was unavailable. Service was spotty, to say the least. The noise level was way too high for such a small space. None of us was in a mood to return. Too many other choices where the fundamentals are more faithfully observed.

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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on December 13, 2017

We are frequent diners at Rokerij and Richardson's...they never disappoint.

Tags: Casual, Good Vegetarian Options, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Sunday Lunch, Local Ingredients
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on December 12, 2017

The food is always good, but I believe the price of some items is a little high.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Honestly disappointed in the service . Everything came out at different times. 6 people .. two people almost finished with meal before my husband got his:(

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Cozy neighborhood atmosphere - a locals favorite that's been tried and tested over decades! Highly recommend it.

Tags: Romantic, Comfort Food, Spicy, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on December 2, 2017

As always this place never disappoints, great food & ambiance! Highly recommended for a great experience... don’t forget to visit their basement bar.

Tags: Bar Seating, Fun, People Watching, Romantic, Spicy, Great for Outdoor Dining, Fit for Foodies, Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Comfort Food, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Great ambiance, our server Stephanie was wonderful; great and abundant food.

Tags: Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Rokerji is very good and would highly recommend.
the food and service were outstanding.
very nice menu.
looking forward to going back.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Fantastic food with great atmosphere. Service was also good this time!

Tags: Fun, Bar Seating, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Just don’t order from the children’s menu. Inside Joke for those who want to read the menu to see what I mean.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 11, 2017

I took my significant other and his family to celebrate his birthday and we had a wonderful experience. Our waitress was exceptional and the food was delicious. I gave 4 stars on the food because we did have to send the chicken dish back (it was rubbery and impossible to chew), however, all of the other dishes were done to perfection and our waitress took care of the issue right away. So, I would still highly recommend the restaurant for a great dining experience!

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 9, 2017

We all had a fabulous dinner! Our wait staff was Stephanie and she was wonderful. Great original AZ spot!! Highly recommend

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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Rokerji (Dutch for Steakhouse) has the largest and best selection of meat and fish dishes we have experienced in a very long time and we eat out several times a week. This time we introduced two couples to Rokerji and 1 is very picky. Each ordered something different and was very pleased with the portion, preparation and taste. The noise level was high. If you want a conversation eat in the Celler where the menu is the same but the space is pub like and quieter. One thing for sure, you will leave full and feeling good.

Tags: Bar Seating, Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on November 1, 2017

Rokerij has one of, if not the most, creative menu I've ever seen. This is primarily because there are three different restaurants in the same building, each with its own cuisine, and you can order from any of them from Rokerij. The basement seating is really cool...we loved it. Not a very large place, just cozy and something you wouldn't expect to find in Phoenix. The garlic appetizer is a "must-have" if you have at least 4 people...it's huge, but it's out of this world good. Truly outstanding. And the entrees are really cool -- wish I could have ordered a half dozen different ones. Those of us who had the duck were very happy with our meals; those who ordered the trout were disappointed that it was overdone (three in our group). Service was ridiculously good, too; our waiter had been there since the 70s and was very helpful when it came time to order. Great spot and highly recommended.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 17, 2017

We're from out of town (Washington, DC) and a few local friends strongly suggested Rokerji. It came highly recommended and did not disappoint.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Fun
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·Dined on October 15, 2017

The food is absolutely heavenly. We will definitely be going back!

Tags: Good for a Date, Cozy, Good for Groups, Romantic, Worth the Drive
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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on October 12, 2017

Great place to take family and friends that has never had New Mexican still foods..The enchiladas
are out of this world with the Christmas sauce with beans and rice and the Home of the Mexican Green chili potatoes stuffed in a Green Chili pepper is there trademark. Also the the Duck, chicken tostadas and the Carne Adovada a pork dish is right there with the Enchiladas.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Groups, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (Orlando)·Dined on October 8, 2017

The restaurant is as entertaining as the food is good. The decor is over the top, like you walked into an exotic inn somewhere in Asia maybe. The menu is huge and varied. You have to find something you want and the portions are more than generous. Two people could easily share most entrees. Rokerij is one of three names that share one building. Any of the three restaurants work. Same decor. Pretty much same menu

Tags: Casual, Happy Hour, Hot Spot, Good for Groups
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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 3, 2017

The food was amazing, service was stellar.
Great place for our birthday celebration.
Thank you!

Tags: Happy Hour, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Sunday Lunch, Romantic, Comfort Food, Great for Lunch, Local Ingredients, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Quiet Conversation, Hot Spot, Late-night Find, Spicy, Good for a Date, Disabled Access, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Notable Wine List, Great for Brunch, Cozy, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on September 10, 2017

A regular for us and always happy with everything! A great place for any occasion! Be confident you'll be very pleased!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Hot Spot, Bar Seating, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Romantic, Fun, Good for a Date, Authentic, Cozy
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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on September 10, 2017

Dinner was disappointing, the food a bit overcooked and without much taste. Service was slow and it was very loud to the point you could not hear others at your table to talk to them.

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·Dined on September 9, 2017

Food was good, ambiance was good, but server needs to learn some tact.

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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on August 12, 2017

Always good! Great find, good food and excellent service!

Tags: Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene, Worth the Drive, Tasting Menu, Fun
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on August 6, 2017

The food is always amazing. This is a great spot for brunch. Drinks, food, service are always on point! I love the tenderloin hash and mimosas.

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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on August 6, 2017

Outstanding Food and Service!!!

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·Dined on August 5, 2017

Super delicious!!

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