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“Wonderful "Old Time" Steak House”

Donovan's Steak & Chop House
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Ranked #87 of 3,269 Restaurants in Phoenix
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: Steakhouse
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Good for: Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Neighborhood: Camelback East
Cross street: Camelback & 31st
Description: Donovan's rich and intimate ambience is enhanced by world-class unobtrusive service. The Chef serves 100% USDA Prime beef 100% of the time. Donovan's wine list of over 700 wines features the best the world has to offer.
Reviewed November 1, 2012

In a city full of excellent steak houses, Donovan's stand out! The steaks are wonderful - without the extra sauces and loads of butter (and calories) that many restaurants add. The meat is seasoned perfectly and does not require those "extras." Try the large filet. It has a perfect texture, lots of flavor and it's big enough to share. In addition, your choice of potato and a vegetable are included in the price of the steak, rather than as an ala carte item.

Of course, Donovan's is known for their delectable lamb chop appetizer. Split an order of four chops, dip the amazing lamb into the ranch dressing (yes, I said ranch dressing) that's served inside a hollowed-out baked potato and enjoy!

Finally, the ambiance is terrific - full of dark wood, comfortable seating and impeccable service. And even when every table is taken, it's still quiet enough to have a friendly conversation without shouting.

I've been to most - if not all - of the Phoenix steak houses, but Donovan's is definitely my favorite!

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Thank Holly C
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Reviewed October 27, 2012 via mobile

Had a group of 15. Had a private room.
Lamb chops were great. Large servings. It is pricey but I at least felt the quantity, quality of food and service were worth it. I would go here again. It's a place to go for a special outing.

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Thank dkuempel
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Reviewed October 24, 2012

Very nice dining expernice.Had a steak and it was so good.Food and service was great!They offer different cuts of meat.If you enjoy oysters on the half shell they were good,also the crab cake.

Thank Golfcondo1
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Reviewed August 10, 2012

Everything about Donovan's is top notch! Great wine list, fantastic service and the food is over the top! Great place for a date or special dinner with friends. They also have a great wine room that seats 20+ people that makes for a fantastic event!

Thank Cherrilm
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Reviewed June 24, 2012

We really like this restaurant but had never been there for happy hour. They offer free steak sandwiches and they are divine! I wish they were on the menu. They also good deals on there signature cocktails. The other appetizers are fine, but that darn steak sandwich outshines everything else!

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Thank Toni G
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