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Blue Hound Kitchen and Cocktails

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2 East Jefferson Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004-2573 (1st and Jefferson)
+1 602-258-0231
17:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 00:00
Sun - Sat 11:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 01:00
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Rio Verde, Arizona
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53 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was a bit concerned about meeting a business colleague at the restaurant last night based on reports of it being very noisy. Was pleasantly surprised that noise was a non-issue in the dining, perhaps because we arrived at 7 and the crowds were thinning out. Ambiance was nice and service was good; prompt and friendly without being overbearing. I... More 

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Nutley, New Jersey
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118 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You won't ask for a doggy bag here! Our overall experience at the Blue Hound was superb. The quality of food with it's varied ingredients and meals allured our palates. The BHKC deviled eggs had slight kick to them. Pork ribs had a hint of sweetness and just a bit spicy hot. The homemade pasta was the hit of the... More 

Thank traveleurope610
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Service was excellent. Two of us ordered the burgers and they were a hit. My BLT with the fried green tomato was tasty (waiter made sure the bacon was crispy and it was perfect). The brisket sandwich was a bit too spicy with the horseradish sauce. Generous with the rosemary parmigiana fries. Would definitely recommend it for families with grown... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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87 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

This was unbelievably noisy. We were seated next to a door which went out to an outdoor seating area where live music was playing in addition to the music that was blasting in the restaurant so every time the door opened, which was frequently, the sound was totally deafening. In addition sometimes the waiters did not close the door so... More 

Thank caparadis
ando_msa, Manager at Blue Hound Kitchen and Cocktails, responded to this review

Im sorry you did not enjoy the tuna. We were happy to take it off your bill and we also would have taken care of a replacement item had you not declined. I also apologize for the increased noise level due to a concert on Central Avenue, Viva PHX, which is out of our control. Part of being in the... More 

Barnegat, New Jersey
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We had a group of 5 and everyone had a great meal. Creative and delicious. Homemade pasta with pumpkin seed pesto was full of flavor. Roasted chicken on the bone so tender and tasty. Outside patio on a gorgeous night. And exotic drinks. Yum.

1 Thank kjrealtor
ando_msa, Manager at Blue Hound Kitchen and Cocktails, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. We love sharing these with our staff. We hope to see you again soon! More 

San Jose, California
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206 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Fortunately we had a dinner reservation the night we came. The bar area was packed and the hostess was telling people it would be 3 hours for a table. There were empty tables in the dining area during our meal so the 3 hour wait seemed incorrect. Maybe she meant 3 hours to get a table in the bar? We... More 

Thank Diane W
ando_msa, Manager at Blue Hound Kitchen and Cocktails, responded to this review

We are happy that you enjoyed your meal and apologize for any inconvenience the noise level may have caused. We hope to see you again! More 

North Canton, Ohio
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143 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

The atmosphere is great. Big space with lots of different rooms. Good bar selections and excellent service. Food was good and just perfect in size. Trout was really excellent. Indoor and outdoor seating above the street so fairly quiet.

Thank LAH461
ando_msa, Manager at Blue Hound Kitchen and Cocktails, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! The bigger the group the better we say, haha. We look forward to having you back with us to try the other awesome things on the menu. More 

Limerick, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Awesome bartender -Patrick- never missed a beat on a busy Friday night. He gave us recommendations on the food, drinks, & other places to visit while in Phoenix

Thank MelissaCapp
ando_msa, Manager at Blue Hound Kitchen and Cocktails, responded to this review

Thank you Melissa. I'm going to let Patrick about this review. We appreciate the shout out. More 

Woodbury, Minnesota
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We had lunch there with a group of 8. Service we extremely slow, especially at lunch when we needed to get back to a conference for meetings. The food was good, I had the chicken club sandwich and it was very good, made with a chicken breast not lunch meat and the bacon was very good.

Thank jjbean002
ando_msa, Manager at Blue Hound Kitchen and Cocktails, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We have improved our lunch menu to help facilitate the needs of those returning to work. We understand time is valuable and appreciate the feedback. More 

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54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stopped here on the way back from dinner. What a great place to just CHILL and enjoy the vibe. We both had exclusive cocktails that were made to perfection.

Thank Willeyboy
ando_msa, Manager at Blue Hound Kitchen and Cocktails, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We hope that you will come back again to hang out with us and enjoy our hand crafted cocktails. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 East Jefferson Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004-2573
    (1st and Jefferson)
  • Public Transportation: Conveniently located on the light rail path. Washington and Central when traveling west bound and Jefferson and First Avenue when traveling east bound
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix
  • Phone Number: +1 602-258-0231
A Contemporary American Gastro-lounge located in the heart of the Phoenix"s vibrant Cityscape development downtown. Chef Sean Currid draws inspiration from local Arizona purveyors and farmers for an ingredient-driven New American social plates menu meant to be enjoyed with artisanal wines, craft cocktails and great beers. Blue Hound Kitchen and Cocktails presents one of Phoenix's most forward-thinking cocktail programs. The mode is neighborhood friendly but casually polished, from the cozy lobby lounge up front to the convivial dining room and patio in back. The colors, furnishings and light convey an at home vibe. Three distinct atmospheres provide a theatrical backdrop for any occasion and seating for 115 guests.

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