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Tarbell's

3213 E Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85018-2307 (Camelback East)
(602) 955-8100
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Ranked #59 of 2,565 restaurants in Phoenix
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: American, French, Seafood, Contemporary
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Camelback East
Cross street: 32nd Street
Transit: Just outside the parking lot, on Camelback Road.
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English first
Chicago
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60 reviews 60 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

This is a must stop every time we come out to from Chicago. Not sure how we even first found it when it opened but I'm glad we did. So many good things on the menu. This was the first time I didn't get the cheesecake dessert but I have the recipe so I make it all the time. Look... More

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Surprise, Arizona
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329 reviews 329 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Upon entering welcomed by nice smiles. Nice décor low lights, windows look out at parking lot but you can see a few mountains and have nice lights outside. Tables were close but far enough not to hear other conversation. They did have 3 circular booths. Nice bar area overlooking the great open kitchen and popular for small bites and cocktails.... More

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Lake Worth, Florida, USA
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51 reviews 51 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014 via mobile

Dined here with a colleague last night and everything from start to finish was superb! The food was creative and delicious, the wine list very complete, and the service was excellent! This is the model for how a great restaurant should be run.

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Genoa, Nevada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Went to Tarbell's last week while we were in Phoenix. The place is another strip mall gem, and when we walked in, it was packed and it had the humm going that invited excitement. I had the purple kale salad with raisins and a dressing to die for. My pan roasted chicken had to have been brined because it was... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

The waiter was lazy and did the job without passion, he lacked of the basic social skills needed. His attitude made this an unpleasant dinner. The food however was good, the shrimps with cocktail sauce was delicious. I wont be back though

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Phoenix, Arizona
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My friends complain about the price at Tarbell's; my motto is that I deserve it. Besides the menu offers sides, pizzas, and small plates are various price ranges. In fact, I find the pizza here - on many nights - better than Bianco (unless Chris is making it at his place). The burger here, and the next door Tavern, are... More

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ArizonaUSA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Our server was a bit boring and not very attentive (bad day maybe). The mussels, my favorite, were not up to snuff. No broth to dip bread, serving a little skimpy. Oh, well. Went back again and all was back to 'normal'.

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West Palm Beach, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Not a large restaurant, and it's noisy. Not a great place if you are looking for ambiance. But the food and service were great. Well done. We'll be back.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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81 reviews 81 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014 via mobile

Our business partner chose this place and by 6 pm it is packed on a Tuesday dinner. Mostly adults either business people or seniors. Menu is a little bit of everything. Appetizers we ordered are calamari, warm asparagus, and tomato with mozzarella. I ordered sea scallop with risotto. Quite impressive.

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Fountain Hills
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49 reviews 49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Tucked in the corner of 32nd Street and Camelback in Phoenix, this restaurant serves a wide selection of great meals.....some of which you might get at home others...not. The staff is excellent along with the wine selection.

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