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Phoenix City Grille

5816 N 16th St, Phoenix, AZ 85016 (Camelback East)
(602) 266-3001
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Ranked #11 of 2,568 Restaurants in Phoenix
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Southwestern, Contemporary
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Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Camelback East
Description: 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 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.
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014 via mobile

What a nice restaurant! We ate here for the first time last night and enjoyed every minute of the evening. We had a southwest duck confit, the special for the night, and it was great. Duck with black beans, salsa, and very flavor able rice. We also had an Idaho trout that was just as good. Our waitress was young,... More

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jfpphoenix, Public Relations Manager at Phoenix City Grille, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words. We're thrilled you enjoyed our chef's special. He does an incredible amount of delicious specials so we hope you'll stop in again and enjoy others. More

Niskayuna, New York, United States
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We had a fantastic dinner, great service and beautifully plated meals. The chef is amazing. A true delight!

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jfpphoenix, Public Relations Manager at Phoenix City Grille, responded to this review

Dear Deborah, Thank you for visiting Phoenix City Grille on your visit to Arizona. We hope your trip was enjoyable and hope that you'll stop back in the next time you are in town. More

Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 via mobile

A business acquaintance arranged lunch here and what a treat! I had the shrimp pasta and was very impressed with the flavor. The lunch portion was just the right size. Service was spot on from being greeted at the door to the drink refills and departure. A neighborhood gem!

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jfpphoenix, Front Office Manager at Phoenix City Grille, responded to this review

Dear jaatman, We're glad that your acquaintance suggested PCG to you. We're thrilled that you enjoyed what was your first visit, but not your last. Come back soon. More

Phoenix, Arizona
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Great food that always makes you come back again for more. They have such a wide variety of fantastic food wit daily specials. The atmosphere is very comfortable and you never know who you will meet there. It's located in a nice area where many other places have popped up but it's still the best in the area.

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jfpphoenix, Public Relations Manager at Phoenix City Grille, responded to this review

Dear Robert, Thank you so much for the very kind words about Phoenix City Grille. We work hard at being a comfortable place for everyone to enjoy a pleasant meal and a relaxing time with us. Looking forward to seeing you again. More

Phoenix, Arizona
Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

What's not to love about the Phoenix City Grille? The food is always terrific, consistent, reasonably priced, and delicious. Owner Sheldon is always around, if not out front in the kitchen tending to details. Staff is pleasant, courteous, and competent. But the food is what always brings one back to a restaurant is it not? I have eaten in this... More

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jfpphoenix, Public Relations Manager at Phoenix City Grille, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the terrific review here on Trip Advisor. We're so thankful for customers like you who have supported us for a long time. More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Not a lot of variety. But the food was okay. The waiter was nice. The food a little expensive. But the drinks were very good. I had a Rosemary gimlet and a passion fruit margarita. They do not have Guinesses!

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jfpphoenix, Public Relations Manager at Phoenix City Grille, responded to this review

Claudia, Thanks for the 4 star review on Trip Advisor, we appreciate you taking time out of your day and providing the TA community with your experience. More

Reno, NV
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We have dined here often - both on business and at leisure. Staff and ambience are top-notch, food is always interesting and sometimes brilliant, selection covers just about all palates. Not cheap, but the value is good. You can come dressy or casual, but you'll feel out of place if you are dressed rough.

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jfpphoenix, Public Relations Manager at Phoenix City Grille, responded to this review

Dear Fred, Thanks so much for taking time to write about your experiences at Phoenix City Grille. We're so glad that you have visited us in a number of different ways and enjoyed yourself in these different environments. We really want people to be comfortable in whatever way the visit us. Hope to see you again soon. More

Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This is a must try restaurant if you in the area. They do offer a happy hour that ends at 6:30 pm. They offer mixology drinks of the month, that might not be on their bar menu. Be sure to ask about them. The presentation of the food was very nice once it arrived to the table. The food had... More

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jfpphoenix, Public Relations Manager at Phoenix City Grille, responded to this review

R.S. Thanks so much for you nice review. We're glad you enjoyed our food & the drinks. Hope you are back soon, we're waiting :-) More

Columbia, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Bar service was slow to start, but the food more than made up for any issue there. Went with the happy hour plate offerings and was very pleased. Great menu, great chef. I recommend the bacon wrapped shrimp, corn griddle cakes, hummus. Everything was great.

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jfpphoenix, Public Relations Manager at Phoenix City Grille, responded to this review

Andrew, Thanks for the nice review on Trip Advisor... Sorry if the service was a little slow, but we're glad that everything worked out for you. Safe travels back to Maryland! More

Phoenix, Arizona
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We stumbled upon this restaurant while looking for dinner at 9pm on Friday night. Amazingly the place was not busy and the food very tasty and not too expensive. The appetizer plate was very small and did not make a meal (as they do in some places), so order a side salad or the eqgplant crisps. The shredded beef chili... More

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jfpphoenix, Public Relations Manager at Phoenix City Grille, responded to this review

Glad you stopped in for a late night dinner...Glad we were able to provide a nice experience for you. Please stop back in and join us again when you have a chance. More

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