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The Chuckbox

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202 E University Dr, Tempe, AZ 85281-3730
+1 480-968-4712
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10:30 - 20:00
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Sun 10:30 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 10:30 - 22:00
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124 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a cash only businesses that offers big burgers and other quick sides. You can add the toppings you want, but be nice. My burger was big, but my onion rings were a bit too crispy, meaning burnt. Not a bad burger joint, with its grill. Decent tap root beer, but $3 is a bit much for a little... More 

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Thank DaBiZi
Scottsdale, Arizona
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went for a quick supper with my Daughter at ASU. She wanted a great burger at The Chuckbox. Food and service was great! I had the TJ Torpeso...yummy!! I loved to see their TripAdvisor awards proudly posted on wall.

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Thank Thomas W
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cool place down in tempe. You order and watch your food made. You can add on items like ketchup jalapeños afterwards. I Got the bacon burger with guacamole. Super good. Real french frys.

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Thank RiotMaker88
Brookhaven
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62 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you're into 2XL greasy homemade burgers , look no further. As simple as it comes menu wise. Just tell them " Juan" sent you

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Thank JetSetter4Life45
Memphis
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Please oh please don't go a chain when you in the area. Burgers are everything a burger 🍔 person desires. Only cash accepted. Do not make the mistake I did, or one more patty than you think you want or need, or go bigger. Sitting here now writing this review wish I would have went big!!!! Very economical and a... More 

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Thank MoonManScott
Payson, Arizona, United States
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Perfectly cooked burgers (fun to watch them cook)and chicken Make sure to add green chili to sandwich Delis onion rings! Make sure to bring your cash

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Thank Barbara W
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Kind of a college dive burger joint, but it has an old charm that is very appealing. Most importantly, I think I just had the tastiest burger melt in my mouth of my life- and I have over 50 years experience eating burgers! Get your choice of white or wheat bun, pick your burger size (girls & kids, 1/3LB, or... More 

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Thank Scott H
Mesa, Arizona
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48 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

The best original hamburger, like the good old days. Especially topped with green chilies. Good menu with a few choices or can be made to order.

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Thank Rose1204
Phoenix, AZ
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30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

We have been going to Chuckbox since I moved the the Phoenix area in 1984. I love, and I mean LOVE, hamburgers and after eating at most of the "best" burger joints in Phoenix this is still my best. There hamburgers are fresh ground beef patties cooked over a mesquite lump charcoal fire. You pick your burger size, your bun... More 

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Thank MimiLuvs2Travel
Tempe, Arizona
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

This place has been around forever and with good reason. Fast, delicious and you choose the meat and pile on the lettuce, tomatoes, pickels, etc. Kids love this place but so do college students and locals.

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Thank westwomanaz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 20:00
Monday
10:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 22:00
Thursday
10:30 - 22:00
Friday
10:30 - 22:00
Saturday
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 202 E University Dr, Tempe, AZ 85281-3730
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Tempe
  • Phone Number: +1 480-968-4712

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