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Reviewed February 16, 2022 via mobile

Fantastic experience- delicious food and extremely generous portions. Friendly staff and reasonable price. Service was quick, ambiance is nice and place is clean. Highly recommend

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed February 15, 2022 via mobile

I walked into Kitchen 18 and it was packed so I was lucky to get a table. The menu has a nice selection of American, Israeli, Kosher, Chinese favorites. I had the Moroccan lamb soup and blackened tuna with veges(grilled zucchini, rice, carrots)and a Corona...beer to wash it down(K18 also has an excellent selection of Italian, Californian and Israeli fine wines). My tuna was delicious glazed with teriyaki sauce and a very large, filling portion. The Moroccan lamb soup was the best I ever had with chickpeas and amazingly tasty broth. Everything tasted great. The Owner personally attended to me and brought my dinner out fast even though they were closing soon; I had plenty of time to relax and eat. There were alot of Orthodox Jewish customers which is a good sign since they know their Kosher. I'm from the east coast and the owner told me he's from Chicago. K18 has that great neighborhood Chicago, NYC Jewish restaurant ambience. I rank it best Jewish Kosher restaurant in Arizona(and they have Kosher Chinese which is hard to find). Congratulations K18.More

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed December 8, 2021

You just don't get portions this big and tasty in London's kosher restaurants. Made a welcome change to mediocre meals when on the road and we appreciated the free donut offered at the end of Chanukah, as we had missed out all week!

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed May 23, 2021 via mobile

If it wasn’t for the quality of the food I would have given them a one. Totally ignored no one came over to our table Had to go find someone. Horrible

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed December 3, 2020

I've been here many times, great staff, solid good food. The specials tend to be particularly excellent

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed November 16, 2020

The food was delicious. Everything was fresh and plated neatly. Our server Carlo was really nice we were here for every night of our vacation we just kept on coming back.

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed August 20, 2020 via mobile

This place was amazing! So very delicious. Jen, our server, was great. So sweet and hospitable. The food was spectacular. Get ready to take home left overs because the portions are enormous! Perfect for sharing! The tuna tartare was the freshest and yummiest I’ve ever...had. The short ribs were literally falling off the bone, served with delicious homemade mashed potatoes, and steamed veggies cooked to perfection. The Lomein was also fabulous. Can’t wait to come back and try some more menu options.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed May 13, 2020

The menu was available for takeout due to Coronavirus - so we did. Everything was packed neatly with condiments included.Huge portions - each dish easily fed three people. The menu was extensive and delicious.

Date of visit: April 2020
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Reviewed February 23, 2020

Kitchen 18 is superb. There are numerous daily specials. Items on the regular menu are also very good. You can't lose with this one unless you happen to visit when the restaurant is packed and can't get a table. Really a nice place to have...a great meal.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed February 18, 2020

Didn't get here until our last day, too bad. The food was delicious, the service was very good, and the prices reasonable.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed February 16, 2020 via mobile

So after all the hoopla about Kitchen 18 in Scottsdale, Arizona I had to go and check it out while vacationing in the area. Here’s my review - Service - A+ Portion Sizes - A+ Prices - A Quality of food- A Flavor - B-...The service is outstanding. They are SO friendly and knowledgeable about the food. Even the woman who poured our water what beyond lovely and helpful. The portion sizes are gargantuan. There’s no way to leave there hungry. The prices, especially for kosher food, were very reasonable and fair. The flavor of the food is my only complaint. It was totally inconsistent. Some of the dishes were outstanding and some were the blandest food I’ve ever eaten. As if there were two different chefs in the kitchen! Chicken matzo ball soup - amazing. Crispy beef - out of this world. BBQ Ribs Platter - fall off the bone, flavorful and delicious. Spaghetti Bolognese - my 5 year old son devoured it. (Disclaimer: I didn’t taste it, but he is a very picky eater) Their French fries were great. The side salad was very good. Ribeye steak platter - bland as can be. How do you ruin steak?? Salt & pepper. Grill. I make it at home all the time and have never left it unfinished. I actually left steak over when we left. It was that bad. ZERO flavor. I’m still shaking my head wondering who cooked this thing. Beef lo-mein - must be the same chef as the one who cooked the ribeye. Flavorless. lo-mein was greasy and so disappointing. Egg rolls - three tasteless egg rolls with tasteless, unflavored cabbage filling. The dipping sauce was decent. The waiter was amazing. He brought me a homemade sauce to doctor up my blond dinner so I could choke it down. Very accommodating and a great personality to boot. (Shout our to Carlos!). All in all, if there weren’t so many other restaurants in the area, I’d go back and keep trying things on the menu. But since there are, I’m going to pass on a return visit before heading back home.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 2, 2020

Great selection of fish and meat dishes. Good service, good prices and good portions. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 27, 2020

The menu lists a vast selection of dishes ranging from traditional Jewish style, sushi, chinese and hamburgers. Everything ordered at our table of 4 was good to very good. The prices, considering the generous portions are reasonable. The service is another story. We had a...6:30 reservation and were seated immediately. It was another 20 minutes before we received menus or any other service. Our order was taken after another 10-15 minutes and our dinners were served in reasonable time thereafter but once the food was on the table, we were ignored. if we wanted ketchup, salt & pepper or more water, we had to get up and get it ourselves as you would in a fast food place. A server did come by to see if everything was OK but not until we were almost done eating. I have been to this restaurant a few times with friends and family who only eat Kosher food. I would consider going there more often if it had real restaurant service and wasn't so noisy.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed November 26, 2019

This restaurant has fish, chicken, beef, steak, wraps, Chinese food, Mexican food, and then some. You could come here 5 times and have 5 very different meals. We ate here 3 times during our 5-day visit. My wife loved the lamb stew. We both enjoyed...the sweet potato fries, beef tacos, pecan pear salad, and chicken schnitzel. The Eggplant beef was fabulous. Desserts were pedestrian. Service was excellent.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 24, 2019 via mobile

The best food ever. So much to choose from. Staff is always friendly and fast service. Food is always fresh and always tastes the same.

Date of visit: November 2019
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The Kitchen 18 is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5