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Donovan's Steak & Chop House

#98 of 2,486 Restaurants in Phoenix
Certificate of Excellence
Camelback East
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3101 E Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85016-4501 (Camelback & 31st)
+1 602-955-3666
16:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Tempe, United States
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The atmosphere at Donovan's is elegant and intimate. This is not a busy, bustling restaurant but an environment to relax and enjoy those that you are with. The steaks are excellent, especially the filet minion and the bone-in New York. The cold water North Atlantic lobster is a treat. Truly outstanding! The sides are not to be missed, including the... More 

Thank Steven B
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is, in our opinion, one of the best Steakhouses in Phoenix. We've been going here for years. The ambiance & the people working there are the best.

Thank GailShi
Phoenix, Arizona
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

The Donovan's Restaurant on Camelback Road in Phoenix is just OK...nothing exceptional or unique. There are much better options, in my opinion, if you're looking for a high-end steak house. The Service is very attentive and the ambulance is typical for a steak house that caters to the upper-crust and expensive cuts of beef.

Thank Bill B
Phoenix, AZ
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784 reviews
400 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 346 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

We have dined many times at Donovan's, and both for leisure, and business. This visit was all business, and we were afforded a nice, private dining room, with dedicated servers. Though the group arrived at separate times, we were all shown quickly to the dining area reserved for us, and servers were waiting to take any drink orders. As I... More 

Thank Bill_Hunt_AZ
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent steak. Had the Filet & mushroom risotto. French wine. Halibut was delicious as well. I would recommend this restaurant.

Thank Sandihawaii
Tucson, Arizona
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351 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Our dining experience was almost perfect. This is an expensive classic steakhouse adorned with dark wood paneling and timeless stilllife paintings. The waitstaff are exceptioally professional and knowledgeable. Our server did not steer me wrong when he recommended the halibut. It was my husband's 65th birthday, so he splurged on the steak and lobster. Both dishes and their accompaniments were... More 

Thank Nancy T
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

This past 9-11 was my birthday. My wife and I went to Donovan's on Camelback and 31st for dinner and it was fantastic. I ordered the peppercorn filet mignon and my wife had scampi . A nice glass of Cabernet Sauvignon , fresh baked bread and peppercorn skillet fries with fresh vegetables rounded out my plate and my wife had... More 

Thank Leonard B
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This was the 2nd time I've been, and after the 1st visit, I told myself I wouldn't go back (I'll discuss that later). I went with my son to celebrate his birthday. The service, as the first time, was very good. I started with the beefsteak tomatoes and onions - very tasty and not too filling - which is what... More 

Thank Habmanfoody
Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We celebrated our 53rd anniversary at this wonderful restaurant. They had a special table waiting for us and everything got even better from there. Our meals were cooked to perfection...the "wait-staff" were impeccable, courteous, friendly and genuinely concerned that we enjoy this special occasion. We hadn't been there in a while, but we'll be returning again in the not too... More 

Thank rwp842016
Scottsdale, Arizona
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

My wife and I went to Donovan's recently for a nice night out. Everything from the moment we arrived at the restaurant was exceptional. We had an awesome table, greeted by staff that would be taking care of us and really made to feel that this was a special evening. Our meals were excellent, steaks cooked exactly to the temperature... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
American, Steakhouse
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3101 E Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85016-4501
    (Camelback & 31st)
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix>  > Camelback East
  • Neighbourhood: Camelback East
  • Phone Number: +1 602-955-3666
Donovan's rich and intimate ambience is enhanced by world-class unobtrusive service. The Chef serves 100% USDA Prime beef 100% of the time. Donovan's wine list of over 700 wines features the best the world has to offer.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?