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#15 of 2,460 Restaurants in Phoenix
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2611 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004-1118 (Virginia)
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Open now
All hours
Sun 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Phoenix, Arizona
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Have been here twice now and have left feeling the same both times...underwhelmed. The service is very good and friendly. While the food is good it just doesn't blow me away. With so many steak house options in the valley I don't think I'd return. They do pour a darn good dirty martini though. If your looking for local history... More 

Thank will c
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262 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is very old school in terms of decor, but that's charming in it's own way. The service was very good and in-hurried. The shrimp bisque was nice as a small starter. Then came the steaks. We had been out all day and so were quite hungry. My "house" steak was medium-rare and excellent. My colleagues had filet mignon and... More 

Thank IOWman
Tucson, Arizona
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Durants is one of the top three resturants in the Phoenix area. Service is supurb, cuzine is exquite and atmosphere is enjoyable. You enter through the kitchen, so you have a chance to say hello to the chefs and see what is the day's special. I dine at Durants whenever I'm within 100 miles of Phoenix. Try it !!

1 Thank Bvd R
Eugene, Oregon
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Start by entering through back door into the kitchen. You could use the front door but what fun is that? Greeted nicely by well seasoned staff just like their steaks, well seasoned. That's a joke you can laugh now:-) Anyway, party of 4 started with cocktails and apps in lovely red tuck and rolled red leather booths. Love the crushed... More 

1 Thank JuanRCabrillo
Sellin, Germany
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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is an institution. It was founded in 1950. You enter through the kitchen and there are no windows, however, it has a nice atmosphere.

1 Thank StanUSA2014
Prescott, Arizona
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68 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were very pleased with Durant's old world charm. It felt like a place my grandfather might have taken us 50 years ago. The flocked red decor was old school but clearly well maintained and spotless. My steak was perfection, my wife's lamb chops mouth watering. All soup, salad, sides and deserts were presented as they classically should be prepared.... More 

1 Thank John L
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food and service with an old-school feel with flocked wallpaper and red banquette booths. Good location north of downtown right on Central Ave and on the light-rail line.

1 Thank Harry S
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56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My best friend and I had dinner and found the food to be fantastic. The service was great too. Only one mistake..the server forgot an item after we started eating. However he made it right by not charging us for the item. A little pricy but worth it Prime rib is delicious. Would recommend this place for a special occasion

1 Thank movesalot54
Warwick, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was staying around the corner on a business trip and used the advice of others to direct me to Durant's. It has great staff who look after you and recommend dishes but I felt the steak was just ok and not quite what I was expecting for the price. I would have thought it would have been more tender... More 

2 Thank rww1979
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was taken to this restaurant to celebrate my 87th birthday on October 3rd. The food was exceptional!!!! IT IS DINING AT ITS FINEST!!! My steak was cooked to perfection and the Mushrooms were delicious and plentiful!! (I am salivating just thinking about it.) Ron, our Waiter, was great!!! He was attentive; very personable and knowledgeable of all Menu items.

1 Thank MileHighFox

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $40
American, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2611 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004-1118
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix>  > Encanto
  • Neighborhood: Encanto
  • Phone Number: 602-264-5967

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?