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Don & Charlie's

7501 E Camelback Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-3510
+1 480-990-0900
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“ribs” (192 reviews)
“chopped liver” (37 reviews)
“prime rib” (75 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7501 E Camelback Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-3510
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Early evebning date, food was average and service was below par. They seemed unorganized and didnt care what we wanted. Great atmosphere but dissapointed

Thank edyeager
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I go to Don & Charlies very often. We have always given the meal the highest rating. This experience started off wrong. We walked to the restaurant and arrived about twenty minutes before our seven o'clock reservations. I told the receptionist that...More

Thank Ray W
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a must visit for an awesome dinner...the service here is top notch. We order the steak and prime rib, all sides we great , don't forget the banana cream pie for dessert ... Baseball lovers will enjoy the collection surrounding the restaurant...More

1  Thank Jo-Anne B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hadn't been to Don & Charlie's in many, many years, and when I heard they had sold the property, I wanted to go back to the iconic restaurant for one last meal (although they aren't closing until Summer 2019). The place is covered with so...More

1  Thank CaboKing1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you love sports memorabilia along with a great steak, then this is your place to die and go to heaven. The walls and ceilings are literally covered with memorabilia from all sports and all of the greats. This is a first class steakhouse at...More

1  Thank 72geraldt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Discovered restaurant last year with husband. As I visited Scottsdale with friends this year, I immediately decided to take them there. The Filet Mignon was cooked to perfection, and both homemade cole slaws should be on everyone's list. A clear favorite as it comes to...More

1  Thank cibiem
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went there on a Thursday night and had a wonderful meal. We got there at 6:15 with a reservation and they seated us right away. We had thought about waiting until 6:45, but its good that we didn't because by 6:45, the place was...More

Thank Jack H
DonCarson2017, Owner at Don & Charlie's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Jack, The staff and I appreciate you taking the time to share your experience at D&C’s. CJ is a realatve newcomer to our staff and is a fine addition. I hope to meet you on your next visit and thank you personally. Best wishes,...More

Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed my dinner at Don & Charlie's. The Caesar salad is a must have. It has the outstanding classic taste you hope to have in Caesar salad. The bread compliments it well too. The filet mignon is tender and quite tasty. Service is outstanding....More

1  Thank AlfredoMartin
DonCarson2017, Owner at Don & Charlie's, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2018

Evening Alfredo, Thanks for taking the time to share your recent experience at D&C’s. I shall your your thoughts at our daily staff meeting. Best wishes, Don

Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Have eaten here since the late 80s. Originally emphasis was on ribs Now across the board with appears steaks leading the way, Favorable pricing Service was outstanding - thank u Tracy G

1  Thank stewart j
DonCarson2017, Owner at Don & Charlie's, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2018

Morning Stewart, Thanks for taking the time to share your dining experiences at D&C’s. Please ask for me on your next visit. I would love to meet you and thank you personally. Best wishes, Don

Reviewed 25 April 2018

It has been many years since my last visits to this one of a kind institution in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area. Learning that Don & Charlie's will be closing in a year to make room for a hotel made sad. Over the years the restaurant has...More

Thank Dealmaker752
DonCarson2017, Owner at Don & Charlie's, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2018

Morning Dealmaker, Thanks for the kind words. I’ve got another year to go for sure May 2019. We are having serious talks with the hotel. Love what I do and I’ve met so many wonder folks in 36 years. Best, Don

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Gwen K
12 June 2018|
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Response from AZJim3232 | Reviewed this property |
yes it is safe it's on the outskirts of old town and on major road
13 March 2018|
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Response from Lee M | Reviewed this property |
OMG! It does seem like the news is accurate. Don Carson has been a member of the community for such a long time. He goes back to my high school days in Illinois going to Glenbrook North High School. Don you will be... More
jerrie a
21 June 2017|
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Response from Connie R | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. We have never gone for happy hour. Sorry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$45
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7501 E Camelback Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-3510
    (75th St. (3 blocks east of Scottsdale Rd))
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Scottsdale>  > Downtown Scottsdale
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Scottsdale
  • Phone Number: +1 480-990-0900
Since 1981 Don and Charlie's has been serving prime steaks, BBQ baby back ribs, BBQ chicken, prime rib, fresh fish and many other entrees that are indicative to our Chicago roots. Don, the management team and the staff deliver professional and friendly service in relaxed surroundings. After 35 years, satisfying our guest is still our number one goal.
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