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Karsen's Grill

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Certificate of Excellence2015 Winner
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APPETIZERS‎
Potato Skins
Fresh skins loaded with cheese, and bacon served with sour cream and salsa
6.75
Nachos
Homemade chips smothered with cheese, diced tomatoes, black olives and jalapenos
7.75
Chicken+3.00
Machaca beef+3.00
Chicken Fingers with French Fries
Lightly breaded and seasoned strips of chicken breast served with choice of dipping sauce
8.00
Quesadilla with Chicken or Vegetables
Extra large flour tortilla filled with jack and cheddar cheese served with homemade salsa and sour cream
7.50
Shrimp+3.50
Buffalo chicken+1.50
Cajun Shrimp with Garlic Toast
Generous portions of sauteed shrimp in cajun spice and butter served with garlic toast
10.75
Queso Dip and Chips
Creamy‎ pepper jack cheese with vegetable reduction served with Karsen's homemade tortilla chips
7.25
Wings
One dozen plump wings served with your choice of sauce: buffalo, teriyaki, or BBQ
7.25
Green Mary Lou
Extra large flour tortilla filled with queso dip, topped with homemade Machaca beef, green chili sauce and cheddar and jack cheese. served with salsa
8.25
Fresh Veggie Platter
Fresh, crisp seasonal vegetables served with your choice of dipping sauce
6.25
Cheese Crisp
Extra large flour tortilla topped with melted jack and cheddar, green Chlies and tomatoes. served with salsa
6.00
CRISP SALADS‎
All salads are a combination of green leaf and romaine lettuce, sliced tomatoes, shredded carrot and cucumber rounds. (Buffalo chicken, cajun chicken and cajun shrimp includes diced red onion)
Fried Chicken Salad
Lightly battered fried chicken breasts sliced with hard boiled eggs, black olives, and jack and cheddar cheese
8.25
Buffalo Chicken Salad
Boneless, skinless chicken breast grilled then diced and sauteed in a reduced buffalo wing sauce $8.00 add crumbled blue cheese
1.50
Cajun Chicken Salad
Boneless, skinless chicken breast grilled then sauteed with Louisanacajun spice
8.00
Cajun Shrimp Salad
Plentiful portion of plump shrimp sauteed with cajun spice
10.75
Chef Salad
Generous‎ portions of honey cured ham, smoked turkey, mild cheddar and swiss
8.00
Karsen's Salad
Fresh‎ mix of monterey jack and cheddar cheese, black olives, avocado and bleu cheese crumbles
7.50
Tuna Salad
Homemade mixture of white albacore tuna, chopped crisp vegetables, spices, pineapple juice, and a bit of mayonnaise
7.75
Chicken Salad
Chopped boneless, skinless chicken breast combined with diced jicama, green onion, and spices in a sour cream and mayonnaise mixture
7.75
Taco Salad
Surrounded with homemade tortilla chips topped with Karsen's chili con carne, jack and cheddar cheese, avocado, black olives, served with salsa
8.00
SIGNATURE SANDWICHES‎
All sandwiches served with your choice of steak cut French fries, potato salad, side salad, cole slaw or cottage cheese
Club Sandwich
Traditional triple decker with honey cured ham, smoked turkey, maple cured bacon, swiss and cheddar, lettuce and tomato with green chili mayo on toasted bread
8.50
Make it a wrap
Tuna Melt
Albacore tuna salad with melted cheese on grilled bread with lettuce and tomato
8.50
Karsen's French Dip
Shaved ribeye steak grilled with sweet green chili and maple bacon on a crusty sub roll with boursin cheese and au jus
8.75
Fried Bologna Sandwich
Thinly sliced all beef bologna griddled until lightly crisp with melted cheese
7.50
Turkey Reuben
Flat top grilled smoked turkey, cole slaw, and swiss cheese on marble rye with 1000 island dressing on the side
8.00
Karsen's Sub
Honey ham, smoked turkey, all beef bologna, swiss and provolone cheese, lettuce, tomato, and italian dressing served on a crusty sub roll
8.00
Blackened Chicken Sandwich
8 oz boneless skinless chicken breast rolled in cajun spice then grilled. Served on a toasted onion roll with tomato and onion
8.00
Crispy Chicken Breast Sandwich
8 oz. chicken breast rolled in flour, Eggwash, homemade bread crumbs and deep fried. served on an onion roll with lettuce, tomato and a side of chipotle mayo
8.00
HOT SANDWICHES‎
Grilled Chicken Sandwich
8 oz. Boneless skinless chicken breast served on a toasted onion roll with tomato and onion
7.75
Cheese+0.50
Teriyaki Chicken Sandwich
8 oz. Marinated chicken breast grilled with teriyaki glaze and pineapple slice
8.00
Spicy Chicken Sandwich
8 oz. Chicken breast basted and seared with buffalo wing sauce. Served on an onion roll with tomato and onion
8.00
BBQ Chicken Sandwich
8 oz. Chicken breast grilled in a tangy hickory BBQ sauce
8.00
Karsen's Burger
Half pound grilled ground sirloin burger served on a toasted onion roll with tomato, onion
7.50
Patty Melt
Traditional style 8 oz burger served with sauteed onion, swiss cheese on grilled marble rye with lettuce and tomato
8.25
Philly Cheese Steak
Generous portion of shaved ribeye steak with sauteed onion, bell pepper, and spices. Topped with provolone cheese on a sub roll
8.00
Spike style+0.50
Turkey Philly
Same as above but we substitute smoked turkey for the shaved ribeye. A bit healthier, but just as tasty
7.75
Spike style+0.50
Fish and Chips
Two 3-4 oz. Peices of lightly breaded cod, deep fried and served with our famous steak fries, tartar sauce and malt vinegar
8.00
Make it a fish sandwich
Jumbo Polish Dog
Extra large all beef polish dog Butterflied and broiled
6.50
Cheese+0.50
Chili con carne+1.50
COLD SANDWICHES‎
Veggie Sandwich
Green leaf, roma tomatoes, carrots, cucumbers, avocado, onion, provolone cheese and italian dressing
7.00
Tuna Salad Sandwich
Albacore tuna served with lettuce and tomato
7.75
Chicken Salad Sandwich
Homemade‎ chicken salad served with lettuce and tomato
7.75
Honey Baked Ham Sandwich
Honey baked ham piled high on your choice of bread
7.75
Cheese+0.50
Smoked Turkey Breast Sandwich
Mesquite smoked turkey breast thinly sliced on your choice of bread
7.75
Cheese+0.50
Half a Cold Sandwich the Lunch Bunch
Half a cold sandwich and cup of homemade soup
7.50
ON THE SIDE‎
Chili Con Carne or Soup
Bowl4.75
Cup3.25
Steak Fries
4.25
Potato Salad
2.50
Cole Slaw
2.00
Cottage Cheese
2.00
Chips and Salsa
3.50
Cup of Tuna or Chicken Salad
4.75
Chips+1.00
Green Chili or Chipotle Mayonnaise
1.00
Cheese Fries
6.25
Dinner Salad
4.00
DINNER SPECIALS‎
Machaca Beef
Machaca‎ burro with green sauce, served with rice and beans
8.75
Pork Chop
10 oz bone in French cut pork chop with green chili garlic mashed potatoes and applesauce
12.50
Spaghetti and Meatballs
Rich marinara over spaghetti pasta with meatballs. served with Breadstick and salad
9.75
Meatloaf
Homemade meatloaf, vegetable, and green chili garlic mashed potatoes
8.75
Fajitas
Beef, chicken or mixed with rice, beans, flour tortillas and salsa
9.00
All You Can Eat Breakfast Buffet
Served 10:00 A.M. until noon
6.75
PRICE RANGE
$5 - $15
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Bar
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Table Service, Reservations
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We read about Karsen's online and figured we would give it a shot. It was a Saturday night so they had a decent crowd of regulars but a hightop was available. Our server was super personable. We were disappointed with the tequila choices but settled...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank WolrabRoil
Reviewed September 19, 2019 via mobile

This place has great waitstaff, delicious food and the locals are fantastic! The jalapeño cheese curds, fries, and cocktails are second to none.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank C5998IRjenniferl
Reviewed May 13, 2019 via mobile

This place is amazing. We have been there 3 times now and it never disappoints. The service is awesome, the food is incredible, and the price is great as well. I recently had the blackened shrimp tacos, they were the best shrimp tacos I have...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank 444aaronb
Reviewed May 4, 2019

Small place with outstanding food, drinks and service. People in the room talked to strangers and told great stories. It is not far from the main area of Old Scottsdale and plenty of parking available. Great vibe away from the big chains; I recommend it...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank 697dianneh
Reviewed April 6, 2019 via mobile

My husband had a hotdog with steak fries and it was all very tasty and fries came out crispy hot from the fryer. I had a salad which was huge with a good homemade dressing. It was all a tad pricey for a hotdog and...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank JDee970
Reviewed April 1, 2019 via mobile

3 people told us about this place...honestly staff was great...very small...best sweet potatoes fries ever...but burger was not very good! Wasn’t anything like the menu description...just OK!

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank mruss055
Reviewed March 21, 2019

Very small quaint place. No beers on tap, but excellent choice of can and bottled beers. Full bar also. Awesome hamburgers. The bun withstood the challenge and held together until the burger was finished.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Tony S
Reviewed March 20, 2019 via mobile

This place is fantastic! The staff are super friendly, the food is all made from scratch and is so very good. We had wings, fried pickles and quesadillas and every bite was met with moans of satisfaction! Thanks for making us feel comfortable and appreciated,...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Kevin S
Reviewed March 4, 2019

We stopped in here after arriving from the airport before we played golf. Had a simple patty melt and it was awesome. Great place and we really enjoyed it.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Mike M
Reviewed February 18, 2019 via mobile

Went for lunch as an out of Towner with a local. The food was excellent, portions generous, and the staff was friendly and efficient. They have a scratch kitchen and stay away from the usual food service menu. I had the French dip and it...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank CsenaIslander
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