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Karsen's Grill

7246 E 1ST St Ste 101, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-4449
(480) 990-7660
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Ranked #16 of 1,013 restaurants in Scottsdale
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $10
Sun 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers
Dining options: Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
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66 reviews from our community

95% Recommend
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English first
Mesa, Arizona
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Went for lunch on Friday mid-afternoon. It was quiet, for awhile I was the only customer. The service was great; they are friendly people. I had the Karsen salad. It was big, fresh and delicious. The tomatoes tasted great, not those half green hard tasteless tomatoes you get in some salads. The avacado was perfectly ripe. I would like to... More

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Reston, Virginia
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

It's a small place, easy to miss from the road, but a gem inside. Cozy bar atmosphere, but comfortable for myself and my son. Delicious wings and a Scottsdale salad. Then we wandered around the Old Town, which is illuminated at night. Great place.

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We were a party of 7. "Heidi" was very accommodating; seated us just as soon as people left! We really appreciated that since it was hot outside! My husband and hungry teenage grandson devoured their pulled pork sandwich. Will be back!

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

I travel to the Phoenix area on business frequently and always make it a point to stop at Karsen's Grill. Today, I stopped with my family while here on vacation. As always, the service and food was EXCEPTIONAL! If you are in the area, a visit to Karsen's will not disappoint.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Went to Karsen's Grill based on the excellent reviews from Trip Advisor. The previous reviews were spot on. The food was excellent and well priced, but the service was even better. Was treated like we were locals as soon as we sat down. The only downside of the place is limited seating.

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Denver, Colorado, USA
Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

I lived in Scottsdale for four years some years back and never managed to stop in here. Found it on TripAdvisor and decided to see what was there. My dining companion has mobility issues and therefore the only place we could sit to have lunch was the area outside where the tables were with regular sized chairs. (As opposed to... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Great place for a quick bite. Very crowded especially right before Giants Spring Training game, but service great and food just what we were looking for. Would definitely return.

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Walnut, California
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

This is one of the most delicious burgers we've had. The meat was fresh and flavorful. The bun was excellent. The house made potato salad and cole slaw were excellent. You won't be disappointed if you try the special burger! Our server was friendly and efficient and engaging. It was a great lunch, and we will return.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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68 reviews 68 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014 via mobile

We didn't read all the reviews before we stopped in for dinner after a matinee of the Glenn Miller Orchestra at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts. The weather was rainy, so no outside seating. They found a place for the five of us. The tall bar stools without backs were uncomfortable for the parents and my 94 year... More

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Delavan, Illinois
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

We stopped here for lunch while exploring Old Town Scottsdale. We split the burger special and it was excellent! The outside seating was limited but enjoyable on a sunny day in January..especially when our home in the midwest was getting pummeled with a super snow storm.

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