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“Our favorite place in Old Scottsdale”
Review of Karsen's Grill

Karsen's Grill
Ranked #213 of 1,250 Restaurants in Scottsdale
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff
Alberta
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40 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Our favorite place in Old Scottsdale”
Reviewed April 17, 2012

We love the local pub feel to this place and the fact that you are recognized on your second visit, called by name on your third! The food and beverage menus are both great, and the service is exceptional.

Visited February 2012
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2 Thank AlbertaCathy
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Arlington, Washington
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Tiny space but great place!”
Reviewed April 4, 2012

I read the reviews on Trip Advisor for restaurants in the Scottsdale area, and we decided to give this one a try. All of the Mexican restaurants indicated reservations were required on weekends, and we were too hungry to try to get in. This place reminded me of the pubs I hung out in as a young adult, where the burgers and appetizers are to die for! We had sandwiches and drinks. The food was tasty and delivered quickly, and the folks who run the place are super friendly and helpful in giving advice on local attractions, etc. My kids begged us to take them there again before we left town but we just didn't have a chance. We will definitely stop in again if we get back to Scottsdale someday!

  • Visited March 2012
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2 Thank dukkandpooh
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Tewksbury, Massachusetts
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91 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Quick bite”
Reviewed April 2, 2012

Good fresh food in small sidewalk cafe. Great cole slaw. Great cookie sundae dessert. Good value.

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1 Thank Sherman R
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Newberg, Oregon
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55 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Great little spot!”
Reviewed January 19, 2012

After reading the reviews of Karsen's Grill, my husband and I decided to give it a try for dinner one evening during our week-long stay in Scottsdale. It was just as good as the others said! It's tiny, but the service was friendly and the food was delicious. We even returned for lunch one day to try more. During the course of both meals, we had the Turkey Reuben, Buffalo Chicken Salad (spicy!), the Blackened Chicken sandwich and the green chile/tortilla concoction (the name of which escapes me). All were very good and we will return one day!

  • Visited January 2012
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2 Thank s_allenfam
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Rogersville, Missouri, United States
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135 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Little bar, great place to meet!”
Reviewed January 19, 2012

Great service and close to Bandara's. Downtown Old Scottsdale, so close to shopping and free parking lot is across street

Visited January 2012
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1 Thank Garrett S
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