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J & G Steakhouse at the Phoenician

6000 East Camelback Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85251 (Formerly Mary Elaine's)
480-214-8000
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Ranked #54 of 1,010 restaurants in Scottsdale
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $100
Cuisines: American, Southwestern, Steakhouse, Contemporary
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: N. Phoenician Place
Description: J&G Steakhouse offers a sophisticated collection of steakhouse classics as interpreted by Michelin starred chef, Jean-Georges Vongerichten. Located atop The Phoenician, the restaurant is draped in a rich palate of purple and gold with a modern, stylish flair. Diners will enjoy dramatic sunsets and views of the Valley while dining on premium meats and a global selection of fish. The bill of fare is complimented by fresh, local ingredients and worldly spices and is masterfully executed by Chef de Cuisine Jacques Qualin.
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Highland, Maryland
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We enjoyed this restaurant mote than the Il Terazzo in the same hotel. Steak wad great service and ambience excellent.

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Patrick N, Manager at J & G Steakhouse at the Phoenician, responded to this review

Thank you for coming to see us during your time in Scottsdale, and thank you also for taking the time to tell others about your experience. We are very happy that you enjoyed both of the restaurants you visited at the resort and that you were able to take in our fabulous Arizona sunsets! More

Sussex, England
Top Contributor
125 reviews 125 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
218 helpful votes 218 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

We had a fantastic evening meal here the last night of our recent trip to the US. J&G Steakhouse was seriously good, and we cannot understand why it isn't rated higher in Scottsdale. We asked for a table with a view when making the reservation, and boy did we get one! Right in the middle of a huge picture winding... More

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Patrick N, General Manager at J & G Steakhouse at the Phoenician, responded to this review

It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience with us at J&G, and we appreciate your thoughts on the ratings! Thank you for taking the time to post. We may be a long way from your home base of Sussex, but we would love to see you again if you make it back to this part of... More

Arizona
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Delicious food and great views of the valley. Half off wines $100 or less during the summer, before 7pm. Only downside, it got a bit loud when the music started.

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Patrick N, General Manager at J & G Steakhouse at the Phoenician, responded to this review

We are glad that you discovered our Summer wine special, and that you enjoyed your dinner experience. We do have live music on Friday and Saturday after 7:00, when it does get more boisterous. We hope to see you at other times during the week! More

Phoenix, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Lived in Phoenix for 2.5 years now and finally had dinner at J&G. As you drive into the resort you get an impressive Palm Beachy feeling. Grounds are extensive and manicured. Beautiful fountain as you pull up to the valet. J&G is actually on the top floor of the resort which will give you some pretty great views from the... More

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Patrick N, Manager at J & G Steakhouse at the Phoenician, responded to this review

We want to thank you for taking your time to write about your experience at our restaurant. We are disappointed that you did not enjoy your steaks, but we hope that you will make it back (even for desserts and drinks) and we will do our best to make that experience special for you. More

Gatineau, Canada
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445 reviews 445 reviews
396 restaurant reviews
261 helpful votes 261 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

There is a lot of great things to say about this restaurant. Firstly, the view is really nice. Secondly, the food (steak) was excellent. Thirdly, the service was really good. Finally, the ambiance was really nice thanks to the guitarist who was simply stunningly good. A truly memorable place for a nice dinner.

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Patrick N, General Manager at J & G Steakhouse at the Phoenician, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments. We thank you for coming up to see us for dinner and we are very happy that we could be a part of your special evening. More

UK
Top Contributor
287 reviews 287 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014 via mobile

We always eat at J &G steakhouse when in Scottsdale. The classics are always very good as is the service, particular standout this trip was the roasted lobster, absolutely brilliant. Whilst never cheap, the food and service are worth the price here.

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Patrick N, General Manager at J & G Steakhouse at the Phoenician, responded to this review

It is great to see you coming back time and again to see us at J&G. we are grateful for the repeat business and will continue to try to re-impress you! And thank you for taking the time to let people know about your visits. Hope to see you again soon. More

Tampa, FL
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Just like you'd expect, the Phoenician's big night out restaurant has great food and high prices. My husband raved about his prime rib and I had a extremely good piece of halibut. It was pricey but worth every penny. Awesome view of Scottsdale after dark as well. Plan to linger in the lounge after dinner.

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Patrick N, General Manager at J & G Steakhouse at the Phoenician, responded to this review

Thank you for writing about your evening and your thoughts about us at J&G. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your dinner, and that you took advantage of our Bar and Lounge, a somewhat undiscovered and lovely spot to start or finish an evening. More

River Edge, New Jersey
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Our steaks could not have been better prepared. The sides were tasty and fresh. The manager was gracious, providing the proper wine glasses. i also commend his decision to hire Jeff, our very pleasant and knowledgeable server who made the evening fun.

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Patrick N, General Manager at J & G Steakhouse at the Phoenician, responded to this review

Glad to see that you had a ball with us when you came in for dinner! Jeff really is a lot of fun (and he is very good at the serious part of his job too). Thanks for taking the time to write about your evening and for sharing your thoughts with the TripAdvisor community. More

Montreal, Canada
Top Contributor
115 reviews 115 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Sat at the bar since I was alone. The barman was very nice and was very knowledgeable which was appreciated. He recommended a few dishes. I had bluepoint oysters and I must say there were decadent! Then had a lemon Caesar salad which was also lovely. For my main dish an 8 oz filet mignon with baked potato. The steak... More

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Patrick N, General Manager at J & G Steakhouse at the Phoenician, responded to this review

It is great to hear that you enjoyed your meal at our bar. It is something that locals and regular visitors to Scottsdale are doing more and more. We are very happy that the bartender could guide you around the menu and that you felt comfortable and well taken care of. Thank you for taking the time to write about... More

Chalfont, Pennsylvania
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014 via mobile

Our first night at Phoenician and we decided to eat on site. We had Rib eye for 2 which came beautifully sliced. It was delicious but we have had it just as good for HALF the price elsewhere. I did love the heirloom salad but with cocktails (2 each) appetizers and 1 dessert with coffee our bill came to $350.00!... More

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Patrick N, General Manager at J & G Steakhouse at the Phoenician, responded to this review

Thank you for posting about your evening with us at J&G Steakhouse. I am very happy that you enjoyed your food and the evening. I apologize that you thought that the 32 ounce Wagyu Rib Steak (designed to be shared for two) was more expensive than you thought it should be. We look forward to seeing you again when you... More

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