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“Bartender gets an "A" while chef rates a "C"”
Review of Culinary Dropout

Culinary Dropout
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Ranked #26 of 1,250 Restaurants in Scottsdale
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Bar
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Good for: Local cuisine, Bar scene, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Late Night, Brunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Pasadena, California
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54 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Bartender gets an "A" while chef rates a "C"”
Reviewed November 9, 2012

Trendy and popular with the younger crowd, we found the drinks great (pineapple pisco sour better than any we tried in South America, and that's saying something) and the atmosphere fun. Our waitress was terrific, but unfortunately the food was unimaginative and rather average. Mussels were tasty, so sit at the bar, enjoy the vibe and try the appetizer menu.

  • Visited November 2012
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Eugene, Oregon
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104 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Great Name - Great Atmosphere”
Reviewed October 18, 2012

Really well decorated, warm friendly, fun. The large windows open to the street, you can see and hear the world go by. I ate a wonderful salad, it was so good I went back the next day and got another one. They make good drinks too. Fun place to go.

Visited October 2012
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Upstate NY
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89 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
“Great place for a great meal & really good service”
Reviewed October 13, 2012

I would place this on my bucket list for places to go for dinner. The food was great and the service was really good. I ordered their Beef stroganoff without mushrooms. Waitress advised their maybe some in the dish if that was ok with me. NONE I repeat I didn't find one. Plenty of food for the price and one of the best Beef stroganoffs that I have had. Barely room for thier Monkey Bread but had to try it and worth it.

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank scubasam
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Boston, Massachusetts
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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Great Experience”
Reviewed October 10, 2012

Was visiting Scottsdale October 2012, and the W concierge recommended this restaurant for dinner. Loved it! It was cool, had a great staff, and the food was excellent, and not over-the-top expensive. Definitely try the soft pretzel app with cheese fondue. Great cocktail menu also.

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank BostonBF
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San Diego, California
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103 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Favorite Oldtown Spot”
Reviewed October 8, 2012

The atmosphere is very chill, live band, beautiful decor....I've been multiple times and every single dish I've had was awesome. The mixed drinks are very strong and worth the price. The service is always incredible. Good for a date, hanging out with friends and or even a place to grab a drink by yourself. Highly recommend this restaurant, it's fabulous!

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank Kathleen F
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