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The Breadfruit & Rum Bar

#156 of 2,547 Restaurants in Phoenix
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Central City
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108 E Pierce St, Phoenix, AZ 85004-2051 (1st Street, 3 Blocks South of Roosevelt)
+1 602-267-1266
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Phoenix, Arizona
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86 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed July 15, 2016

This intimate restaurant in downtown Phoenix has a warm atmosphere, excellent service, great food and amazing cocktails. The food was fresh, prepared with care, and delicious. Portions are small but intensely tasty. I had one of the best cocktails ever and I have never been very fond of rum. All four people in our party left happy and ready to... More 

Thank Marcia L
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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110 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed June 22, 2016

The rum collection is vast.....The food was Excellent and the service great. The portions are sized right so do order the three courses. We got there about 9 and found a seat quickly but the place was not dead. Elegant and classy.....ladies can wear a dress here. Had a few flights of rum and shared 6 menu items with my... More 

Thank B1gDaddy
Phoenix, Arizona
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed May 14, 2016

The Breadfruit and Rum Bar is a Jamaican restaurant in downtown Phoenix. The food is excellent, and a nice alternative to the sameness of large chains. The only caveat is the small portions. You could easily spend $40 on an appetizer, an entree, and a dessert, and still walk away hungry, which happens to me every time. If you enjoy... More 

1 Thank ryante86
Baltimore MD
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81 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed May 6, 2016

Our party of four stumbled upon Breadfruit and decided to have dinner. We didn't have a reservation, so had to wait about 30-40 minutes. The only irritation was that you are not allowed to stand at the bar and wait, so we went around the corner to Chambers On First for a bit. We sat outside which was really nice... More 

Thank Balto-Rob
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

I am laid back guy and don't sweat the small stuff. I took my wife here for her birthday along with party of 6 other folks. While at the bar attempting to order a drink the party was seated. The bartender Sam and host were so rude I did not order a drink and instead went to the table to... More 

1 Thank Hiking2boot
Mentor, Ohio
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed April 15, 2016

Very, very impressed. If you're going to do small plate service - not just appetizers you're labeling small plates - then the food quality needs to be top notch. And this was. Excellent food. Its a small, intimate space, well appointed and just plain comfortable to be in.

Thank jsmentor
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

My local friends wanted to take me someplace special and had heard about this place for years. I'm a big rum fan, but I was blown away by the huge selection, variety of cocktails and knowledge of the staff. I love a place there are too many thing I have to have,mercifully we all like to share. If you like... More 

Thank James B
Boulder, Colorado
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

The jerk pork with polenta was excellent. And the desserts are definitely worth a try. Great selection of rum drinks.

Thank Familie_03_11
Detroit, Michigan
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed April 1, 2016

The bar was wall-to-wall RUM concoctions! Whatever Rum you desire, in a variety of mixtures, available for an affordable price. And then there's the food. We had deliciously prepared and beautifully plated shrimp dishes. The wait staff is very attentive and the ambiance is truly relaxing. Great place for conversation among friends or a romantic night for two.

Thank MCBarber1
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed March 28, 2016

We dined with out adult son & his wife. His wife is from the Miami area and was excited to dine on Caribbean Cuisine in Phoenix. The drinks the food & the service are top notch.

Thank sunkistArizona

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$28 - $55
Drinks, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 E Pierce St, Phoenix, AZ 85004-2051
    (1st Street, 3 Blocks South of Roosevelt)
  • Public Transportation: Light Rail stop #11 at Roosevelt and Central Ave. Walking distance, just a few blocks North of The Breadfruit & Rum Bar.
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix>  > Central City
  • Neighborhood: Central City
  • Phone Number: +1 602-267-1266
The Breadfruit features cutting-edge modern Caribbean fare complemented by a spectacular arrangement of craft rum cocktails. Hailed as one of the Top 5 Innovative Chefs in the Valley in 2014, Executive Chef Danielle Leoni has lived up to that distinction with an avant-garde approach to blending local farm-fresh ingredients with tropical traditions. We offer new exciting choices that are expertly hand crafted using the finest ingredients available. You can expect sustainable seafood, locally grown organic produce, as well as locally raised meats. The cocktail menu from the Rum Bar is commanding attention for trailblazing creations as well. Our Cocktail menu showcases a unique blend of signature originals, and re-introduces well-known classics such as the Hemingway, Daiquiri and Mojito. The Breadfruit & Rum Bar brings a passion for setting the highest standard in tropical dining and craft cocktails. With a perfectionist approach to combining local influences with Caribbean fare and the most impressive collection of premium rums in the Southwest, The Breadfruit & Rum Bar is a destination among destinations.

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