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#17 of 2,437 Restaurants in Phoenix
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2611 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004-1118 (Virginia)
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed 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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GRAYS, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Love this place. You can eat at the bar or in the restaurant Always a buzzing place, be sure to book for weekends. The bar has the most amazing Martini cocktails Service is always first class and finally the food - well it's all great - and leave room to try the desserts for sure We try to go a... More 

Thank Susan E
Scottsdale, Arizona
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472 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner this week at Durant's Steak House - Just Excellent! One of my very favorite places for dinner, Durant's has that look and feel of one of the very best. The restaurant has been in service for decades and continues to provide the very best service, ambience, and most of all steaks! A very special experience with a... More 

Thank P51rayf
Phoenix, Arizona
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178 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had heard of the historical background of this restaurant. This was my first time eating here. The ambiance is fantastic. You feel like you need to sit facing the door in case the "mob" arrives. The food selection is wonderful. I ordered the trout based on the waiter's suggestion. My wife ordered the same. It was undoubtedly the best... More 

Thank Geoffrey H
Ruidoso, New Mexico
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Old style dining in the heart of Phoenix. You enter through the kitchen and step back into the days of Jack Durant in the 50's. The menu reflects the period with large steaks and lobster. Try the amazing bread!

Thank mondiale
Phoenix, Arizona
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36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes, you do walk thru the back door they the kitchen. Yes it is a dark classic 1920's kind of atmosphere and YES this is a must since a valley icon... Food is fantastic as well. Martinis are classic and superb

Thank jyotsnadietrich
Glendale, Arizona
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food, service and experience at Durant's is wonderful and a cut above all other steakhouses in the Phoenix area. Always done right the first time, once you have eaten there, you will want to come back for all your special occasions.

Thank 46raphaelp
Herndon, Virginia
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205 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a recent return visit to Phoenix I brought three guests with me who had not been to Durant's previously. Unfortunately Durant's did not show well for our group. Of 4 entrees order, three were cooked improperly - 2 prime ribs were overdone and 1 filet was grossly under cooked. The management attempted to be accommodating, but the unfortunate impression... More 

Thank ontheroadforgci
Beaumont, California
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316 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Every time we are in Phoenix we head for Durant's. The drinks are strong, the wine chilled, and the steaks and prime rib are divine! But, this time I had the chicken livers - the best I have ever had (sorry, Mom).Our wonderful waiter, Marcello Grion, got a good laugh from my choice and Alma, the assistant packed my left-overs... More 

Thank Jeannemacl
Austin, Texas
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116 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Love this place when in town. The food and service are always top notch. Great old school look and feel and a local spot that has been family owned and run since 1950. If you are in town, give it a shot. You will not be dissapointed

Thank Mlsmith142
Scottsdale, Arizona
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

I hadn't been to Durant's for a few years so we decided to go back. I love this place because nothing changes (except the prices). Red flocked wallpaper...old time charm. On this visit the service was not up to par. Our drinks went dry multiple times as our waiter seemed distracted. I was also very disappointed to learn that I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
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, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, 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?