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Blue Hound Kitchen and Cocktails

2 E Jefferson St, Phoenix, AZ 85004-2573
+1 602-258-0231
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2 E Jefferson St, Phoenix, AZ 85004-2573
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stopped here before the comedy club and was pleasantly surprised! Great drinks, great service, and excellent food!!

Thank Heather H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Surprisingly excellent dinner, after arriving late from a day of travel. Salmon was perfectly prepared with excellent grilled asparagus and endives. Highly recommend!!

Thank MNWorldTraveler
ando_msa, Manager at Blue Hound Kitchen and Cocktails, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. That is our goal, consistently provide great service and great food, and hopefully surprise less and less people. Please join us again when you travel back to Phoenix.

Reviewed May 22, 2017

The quality of the food and it's presentation was excellent. In particular the starters we had of the tuna salad and green peppers were outstanding and different. The downside was that the overall cost of the meal was more than the average and the price...More

Thank Suzanne N
ando_msa, Manager at Blue Hound Kitchen and Cocktails, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

We appreciate your review and are happy you enjoyed your dining experience. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed May 19, 2017

Service was very good and prompt. We both had fish dishes, (the trout and the salmon), both of which were cooked to perfection and very tasty. Reasonable price and nice ambiance.

Thank Andiamo76
ando_msa, Manager at Blue Hound Kitchen and Cocktails, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

We appreciate the review and are happy you enjoyed the fish options. We hope you will return soon!

Reviewed May 9, 2017 via mobile

I got a manhattan and my wife got the English mule. Both drinks were very well balanced and delicious! Reasonable prices and would recommend this place to anyone looking for a good cocktail in DTPHX!!

Thank Tanner B
ando_msa, Manager at Blue Hound Kitchen and Cocktails, responded to this reviewResponded May 13, 2017

We are glad you enjoyed our cocktails! Cant wait to have you back again! Thank you for your review.

Reviewed April 11, 2017

I was a bit concerned about meeting a business colleague at the restaurant last night based on reports of it being very noisy. Was pleasantly surprised that noise was a non-issue in the dining, perhaps because we arrived at 7 and the crowds were thinning...More

Thank arizonavoyager
Reviewed March 29, 2017

You won't ask for a doggy bag here! Our overall experience at the Blue Hound was superb. The quality of food with it's varied ingredients and meals allured our palates. The BHKC deviled eggs had slight kick to them. Pork ribs had a hint of...More

Thank traveleurope610
Reviewed March 28, 2017 via mobile

Service was excellent. Two of us ordered the burgers and they were a hit. My BLT with the fried green tomato was tasty (waiter made sure the bacon was crispy and it was perfect). The brisket sandwich was a bit too spicy with the horseradish...More

Thank Cathy H
Reviewed March 16, 2017 via mobile

This was unbelievably noisy. We were seated next to a door which went out to an outdoor seating area where live music was playing in addition to the music that was blasting in the restaurant so every time the door opened, which was frequently, the...More

Thank caparadis
ando_msa, Manager at Blue Hound Kitchen and Cocktails, responded to this reviewResponded March 18, 2017

Im sorry you did not enjoy the tuna. We were happy to take it off your bill and we also would have taken care of a replacement item had you not declined. I also apologize for the increased noise level due to a concert on...More

Reviewed March 14, 2017 via mobile

We had a group of 5 and everyone had a great meal. Creative and delicious. Homemade pasta with pumpkin seed pesto was full of flavor. Roasted chicken on the bone so tender and tasty. Outside patio on a gorgeous night. And exotic drinks. Yum.

1  Thank kjrealtor
ando_msa, Manager at Blue Hound Kitchen and Cocktails, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2017

Thank you for your great review. We love sharing these with our staff. We hope to see you again soon!

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Good Morning, We have a group of 30 attending a convention in early September. Do you have enough space to handle a party of 30 on a Tuesday evening?
April 20, 2015|
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Response from Michael P | Reviewed this property |
I can't really speak for Blue Hound but I can tell you I definitely remember they have a very nice patio out back and the night we dined there, there was a large party out on the patio having a great time. You walk through... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 E Jefferson St, Phoenix, AZ 85004-2573
    (1st and Jefferson)
  • Public Transportation: Conveniently located on the light rail path. Washington and Central when traveling west bound and Jefferson and First Avenue when traveling east bound
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix
  • Phone Number: +1 602-258-0231
  • E-mail
A Contemporary American Gastro-lounge located in the heart of the Phoenix"s vibrant Cityscape development downtown. Chef Sean Currid draws inspiration from local Arizona purveyors and farmers for an ingredient-driven New American social plates menu meant to be enjoyed with artisanal wines, craft cocktails and great beers. Blue Hound Kitchen and Cocktails presents one of Phoenix's most forward-thinking cocktail programs. The mode is neighborhood friendly but casually polished, from the cozy lobby lounge up front to the convivial dining room and patio in back. The colors, furnishings and light convey an at home vibe. Three distinct atmospheres provide a theatrical backdrop for any occasion and seating for 115 guests.
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