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Phoenix City Grille

#19 of 2,438 Restaurants in Phoenix
Certificate of Excellence
Camelback East
American, Bar, Southwestern, Contemporary, Pub
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5816 N 16th St, Phoenix, AZ 85016-2506
+1 602-266-3001
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Phoenix, Arizona
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

we had the stuffed shrimp wrapped in bacon and broiled with a delicious dipping sauce plus the corn cakes stuffed with chunks of melt in your mouth pork cubes and cheese. we also each had a split of Prosecco which went well with everything! we didn't have to ask for lemon with our water. they automatically brought it! Too full... More 

Thank marsmommus
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came in for dinner, 8/4/16 had a great time. Our server was great, very attentive. Which is great, will definitely come back again. The food was good, my favorite part was the dessert, My weakness is bread pudding so I knew I had to save room for that. And to my surprise it was amazing.

Thank Lucio G
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

The food here is delicious and the service is excellent. The three of us had different entries, I had breakfast, my girlfriend had pasta and her husband had a burger.. everything was so good.

Thank Nancy F
jfpphoenix, Public Relations Manager at Phoenix City Grille, responded to this review

Nancy, Thanks so much for the nice review of Phoenix City Grille. We appreciate you comments. More 

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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Always have great meals here either with my date or family. Each meal is great. Service is good. There is a room available for reservation. I had joined the e-mail club so I received a free appetizer.

Thank dbteacher02
Phoenix, Arizona
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

The Phoenix City Grill has a lot going for it. On a Monday night there was a lively bar scene and yet the dining area on the other side of the restaurant was quiet with well spaced tables. The food tends to southwest flavors without being Mexican. The menu has some small plates, soups, and salads for those wanting a... More 

Thank John L
Canton, Georgia
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

We had a little wait as we went on a Friday evening and didn't have reservations. The bar area was nice . We thoroughly enjoyed our experience here and the food was excellent. We shared the smoked pork tacos and the aside tacos as well as caesar salads.Service was good, location was nice. We will definitely return.

Thank dnunnally2016
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Took the family to a Fathers Day dinner, the steak was delicious grilled to perfection, the recommendation of the trout was perfect. Great service and ambiance.

Thank patrickhQ5527SR
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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110 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Very glad we relied on TripAdvisor as this was a success all the way. We were staying at a hotel nearby and got tired of them recommending overpriced (and usually very average restaurants). While I was not familiar with this restaurant, I liked the reviews and decided to give it a shot. All of our meals were excellent...my son had... More 

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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

This has been my parents' favorite restaurant for many years, and I've been lucky enough to accompany them on many occasions. I've never been let down by the interesting and consistently appealing menu options, specials, and service. The owner, Sheldon, is very hands-on, and obviously maintains a high standard throughout his operation. Try the cedar-planked salmon!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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237 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

We had a reservation for 8 for Mother's Day but when we got there the seating wasn't handicap accessible so we agreed to be seated outside. Weather was beautiful so it worked out. The food was excellent! I got the Idaho Rainbow Trout - it came with asparagus and cauliflower and I was able to substitute roasted potatoes for the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $30
American, Bar, Southwestern, Contemporary, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 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 - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5816 N 16th St, Phoenix, AZ 85016-2506
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix>  > Camelback East
  • Neighborhood: Camelback East
  • Phone Number: +1 602-266-3001
Phoenix City Grille is a central Phoenix institution, having opened in 1997. Nestled in the heart of the Madison neighborhood at 16th street and Bethany Home Road, Phoenix City Grille was built in the style of the old town tavern. It's a comfortable place for meeting friends where you can count on delicious food at reasonable prices.
Whether gathering with friends for happy happy hour, meeting clients for a business lunch, treating your special someone to a romantic dinner, or entertaining larger groups in our private dining room,Phoenix City Grille is a great destination.
Find out why people from all over the valley visit this cozy neighborhood tavern. Join us today at Phoenix City Grille. If you are interested in booking parties larger than 20 people, please call us directly.

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