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Durant's

#15 of 2,476 Restaurants in Phoenix
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Encanto
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2611 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004-1118 (Virginia)
+1 602-264-5967
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11:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 16:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Phoenix, Arizona
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150 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our visit was disheartening to say the least! Noting their fabulous ratings on the likes of Zagat, Yelp and Trip Advisor, my wife and I were dismayed with our recent visit to this Phoenix mainstay! Durant’s does take you back in time. Coming in through its front/back door, impresses you with the feel of walking into an old Speakeasy! You... More 

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Thank GastroEclectico
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Step back into time and the Sinatra era as you enter through the kitchen to this historic Phoenix landmark. Fabulous food and service awaits! My favorites are their enormous shrimp cocktail and any beef dish. This night I had their prime rib and it was excellent!

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Thank BKgriffin
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I chose Durants one of my favorite restaurants. Patrick was our waiter - perfection for the entire wait staff. But he was outstanding. We don't eat red meat, yes it's a steakhouse but we had a lot to choose from. I had chicken marsala which was more than I could eat. They start with a relish tray - old school... More 

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Thank 58Lister
Chicago, Illinois, United States
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Durant's Steakhouse has been a fixture in Phoenix for at least 65 years and walking through the back door (off their parking lot) and being greeted by the kitchen staff--and encouraged to walk on through--sets the stage for the experience ahead. We were there for a late lunch and couldn't help but marvel at the décor. Deep red wall paper... More 

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Thank Hugh C
Des Moines, Iowa
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73 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Never disappointed lunch or dinner , dinner however is a bit more spendy it's a great time and top notch service. You latterly walk through the kitchen to get to the restrarunt . Good food , good people, good service the trifecta

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Thank Liz C
Keller, Texas
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

'Old time' steak house, rich decor, very warm and cozy. The waiter recommended Three Fat Guys 2008 Cabernet which was delicious. We had the Blue Point Oysters for an appetizer which were fresh and yummy. The Prime Rib was cooked to perfection. I recommend the Italian Wedding soup instead of the salad ... nothing wrong with the salad but the... More 

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Yonkers, New York
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enter through the kitchen like an old NY gangster and sit in the charming old-fashioned dining room with chandeliers and cozy booths. Excellent steaks and other perhaps healthier options. Prices are a bit steep for Arizona, but feels like you're eating in old New York. Good for business or romantic dinners. Highly recommended.

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Thank Mary Grace S
Prescott, Arizona
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139 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been coming here for 25+ years and I love this place. It's a step back to what dinning out should be. The staff is awesome, the food is awesome... walking through the kitchen to the restaurant is just as cool now as when I was a kid. Make a reservation!!

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Thank guyinprescott01
Lethbridge, Canada
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just got back from dinner that I'll remember for a long time. You need to start by coming in thru the back door thru the kitchen. Enter the 1950's dining room that is not a recreation but the ligit deal. Our waiter Kenny G was as good as it gets. The food and portions are as delicious as the they... More 

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Thank Chris S
Chandler, Arizona
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Durant's has been around for over 65 years in downtown Phoenix. I've taken many clients here for lunch. You have to walk through the kitchen to get in and out of the restaurant. The kitchen staff greets you with a big hello and come back soon. The service is phenomenal and there's not a bad entree on the menu. If... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2611 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004-1118
    (Virginia)
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix>  > Encanto
  • Neighbourhood: Encanto
  • Phone Number: +1 602-264-5967

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?