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The Arrogant Butcher

4.4
1919 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
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  • Casual
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Located in downtown Phoenix just minutes across from Talking Stick Resort Arena and Chase Field, The Arrogant Butcher has earned its title as a hometown favorite. Stop in for the chef’s board and a round of expertly crafted cocktails, a power lunch with sandwiches and salads, or a full-on dining experience with entrees like our beloved baby back ribs. No matter what, you’ll be satisfied.
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Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
American, Comfort Food, Contemporary American
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Hours of operation
Mon – Thu 11am - 9pm
Fri 11am - 10pm

Sat 12pm - 10pm

Sun
12pm - 9pm

Happy Hour:
Mon – Fri 3pm - 6pm
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Phone number
(602) 324-8502
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Matt Peru
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
1st and Jefferson
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Public transit
The nearest light rail stop is located at 1st and Jefferson, just one block from the restaurant.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

The Arrogant Butcher features three private dining rooms along with patio, bar, and lounge space, all which can be reserved for private events.

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What 1919 People Are Saying
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4.4based on recent ratings
4.3
food
4.4
service
4.2
ambience
4.0
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82% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 3 days ago

We had the most incredible dinner. The waitress suggested the cheese board and everything was delicious and very different. Our waitress was so amazing and full of energy, she recommended the jambalaya that was delicious, and the chicken stuffed With crap was fabulous. We ended with their signature desert salted caramel pudding… To die for!

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

Very difficult interaction with hostess who then proceeded to not check us in using our Open Table reservation.

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

Reservation was perfect. The food was good and service was excellent. We went after a concert and it was a great place to sit, relax, enjoy a meal and wait out the traffic.

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2.0Dined 3 days ago

Arrogant is the correct name for this restaurant. I made a reservation because there was a Diamondback game that afternoon. When we arrived, the hostess seemed bothered. She sat us at a table by the hostess desk which was very noisy and uncomfortable. I asked if we could move to a quiet booth. The booth area was empty (stayed empty the entire time we were there), but she sat us a table in the corner with no room. Even the people we sat by mentioned how crowd it felt. The server, Steven was top notched. It wasn't his fault that the food was over salty. We have eaten here several times and it was great food. The chef was "salt' happy this meal. With all the new restaurants popping up in downtown Phoenix, we will move our business from Arrogant Butcher.

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

While pricey, it is worth every penny and more.

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

First time to this restaurant, my wife's choice for her birthday. Great service, food and drinks. We will definitely be back!

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

The food was wonderful and very reasonably priced. My Wife loved her salmon. My sandwich was huge.

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

We came to celebrate our 16th anniversary before we went to the diamondbacks game. We originally had a reservation for 3:30 but came at 2:45 to check if we could be seated early. The hostess was very friendly and welcomed us in. Our waiter was amazing, and super friendly. Food was delicious and drinks were fantastic. They even made a custom drink for me to fit a craving. Absolutely recommend this restaurant. We will be coming back for sure!

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5.0Dined 7 days ago

Great food and service. Staff went out of their way to ensure my dining experience was the best possible. The pretzel fondue was excellent.

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2.0Dined on April 18, 2018

Arrogant: having or revealing an exaggerated sense of one's own importance or abilities. Unfortunately, this was true - I just did not anticipate, or appreciate, the joke. It is a shame to find that a restaurant with such good reviews could be such a let-down overall.

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3.0Dined on April 18, 2018

The Arrogant Butcher was an OK place to dine with work colleagues. The menu had changed from the online one I had perused; downgraded if you will. Cocktails were good. Our server was nice but spoke in a singspeak that was hard for my old ears to understand. We had the crispy shrimp, charcuterie board, and prime rib. Nothing to complain about but nothing to dance about either.

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5.0Dined on April 17, 2018

The service was impeccable! Food presentation and flavor on point.

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3.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Nothing special food wise. Great atmosphere. We waited forever for my daughters meal....so ours got cold. But they DID take it off the bill.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Cobsustwntly great food.

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1.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Generally disappointing. We also had an arrogant waiter.

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

I had crab stuffed chicken breast which was excellent. Also the salted caramel pudding for dessert was scrumptious. I sampled the short rib stew which my friend ordered. It was like a French dip roast beef sandwich in a bowl. Great food!

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Our server was Leandrew and he was awesome! Made great recommendations and didn't rush us at all. Wife's Diver Scallops were the best she's ever had!

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4.0Dined on April 12, 2018

Good selection of food. Sweetest waiter who had a contagious smile. Food on point. Good value and great location.

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5.0Dined on April 11, 2018

Great service and enjoyed our meal

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5.0Dined on April 10, 2018

Outstanding meal and service

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3.0Dined on April 10, 2018

It is a a place that provides value.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Excellent variety and strip steak was one of the best I have had outside of Chicago. Slight smoky and and savory sweetness in the seasoning. Loved it and would go back

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

One of the best meals and experiences I've ever had.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Excellent service and great food. I highly recommend it!

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4.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Great The food was excellent!!’

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5.0Dined on April 5, 2018

We love the Arrogant Butcher. It's usually almost impossible to get a dinner reservation so we were pleased to see one available on Open Table. The food was to die for. We had oysters, my fiance' had the crab stuffed chicken, and I had the filet. The oysters were wonderful, the chicken was good, but my filet was to die for! Our server Conrad was amazing. Intuitive, but not pushy. We were never in need of any item, he was on top of it. Had the tequila cucumber drink on the happy hour menu and ended up ordering 5 of them. Super refreshing, especially if you were sitting outside like we were. We will be back!

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3.0Dined on April 4, 2018

Great location food was just OK. Restaurant was busy and the waiter struggled with service. He had too many tables. Food came out from kitchen and the scallops were cold. Nice location

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Overall a great Easter dinner with the family. Thanks for the great service and awesome food. I would definitely come back and recommend to my friends.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Great cocktails and lunch. Little pricey to bring the kids but we did it anyway for Easter lunch. Had a great time eating outside, great service and delightful food.

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3.0Dined on March 29, 2018

Not as good as I remember from previous visits. Fries arrived cold and soggy. They replaced them with a huge bowl of hot fries. Food was average and nothing to write home about.

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5.0Dined on March 29, 2018

Fantastic food and service. Fun atmosphere. Walked to easily from our hotel in central downtown Phoenix.

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5.0Dined on March 29, 2018

Service staff was great and very attentive . Would recommend very highly

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5.0Dined on March 27, 2018

Visiting from Anchorage, AK. It was outstanding. My husband said it was one of the best filets he’s had, ever! And I had the scallops which were to die for. Loved every bit of it. Would definitely return next time we find ourselves in downtown Phoenix!

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1.0Dined on March 27, 2018

We hosted friends in from out of town. The service start to finish was the worst I have ever experienced. We had to ask - where the drinks were, where the apps were? Where are the entrees? We allowed 2 hours for dinner and were late for the suns game due to the brutal service. When the food did arrive, the burger had no cheese and took another 10 min to get cheese which wasn’t melted No one once apologized for our bad service or for making us late to the game. I love fox reauranra because they are predictable. This fell way short and I don’t think my husband will ever go to a fox restaurant again.

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4.0Dined on March 27, 2018

Meal was good but portions on the smaller side. I had the scallops and they were very
tasty but quite greasy. Husband had fish and chips and were good. Brother had the jumbalaya and said it was really good. Our waiter was very good as well.

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

The server stayed away for the most part, which was inconvenient at times, but the food more than made up for it. We got the charcuterie board, the filet mignon, and the prime rib and they were all amazing. The accompaniments were very well done as well with the only possible exception being the"crispy potato" that came with the filet which appeared to be a single red potato that had been boiled, a hole poked in it, seared, and butter melted onto it... Which was bland compared to the potatoes au gratin and the creamed spinach. Overall wonderful food. We would definitely go back.

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3.0Dined on March 25, 2018

My son ordered prime rib medium and had to send it back because it was medium rare. Even when it came back the 2nd time, it was still more medium rare, than medium. We
were given free dessert, but felt
Like his dinner should have been free. The bar tender who waited on us seemed irritated with our slow ordering, so we were glad when another bar tender was there to help us.

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Found this place on yelp while on a business trip. The pretzels were amazing- there were enough for 4 to share. The salmon was cooked perfectly and the service was great.

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

wonderful service. Menu more than adequate and very interesting

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4.0Dined on March 23, 2018

Our for, wine and drinks were excellent. Entrees, scallops, jambalaya and fish and chips were delicious. Walking distance to Orpheum, Symphony Hall and Herberger. We come here often when we are in the city

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