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Bootleggers Modern American Smokehouse

$$ - $$$American, ,
7217 E 1st St, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-4401
+1 480-404-9984
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brisket” (51 reviews)
“deviled eggs” (23 reviews)
“smoked turkey” (15 reviews)
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American, Southwestern, Bar, Barbecue, Brew Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7217 E 1st St, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-4401
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our early dinner. Had a few happy hour items as well as a great burger and pulled pork. Nice little salad too. Christopher did an awesome job....very personable and attentive. Service in Scottsdale has been just ok so far, but Christopher was by...More

Thank I4557QMsarahs
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ordered the nacho flat, omg so good. Right amount of savory, spicey, heat and meat. Brisquet on the side melted in your mouth

Thank DianeG2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for good barbeque. We were very disappointed with the food and service. It's possible we just made poor choices when we ordered. The menu is very confusing and I thought I was also getting cole slaw and tacos for my chicken. My...More

Thank RachelB54
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in before a game and was not real impressed! Brisket was almost half fat and could not eat, cauliflower steak was so tough it was hard to chew. Wings were greasy and we had to dry them off in our napkins. Drink was very...More

Thank buckmi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wanted a quick lunch in between checking out wedding venues. It was mid afternoon, we were the only 3 there eating. Service was somewhat slow for there being no one there We tried 3 of their signature drinks, they were ok. We had an order...More

Thank mschris1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While walking around Scottsdale we followed the most amazing smoked meat smell to this place. It is rustic and authentic with a friendly staff. There were 4 of us adults so we ordered the BBQ platter for 4. The meats were flavorful and tender and...More

Thank dlb20715
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Bootleggers as one of the stops on an Arizona Food Tour and we shared some brisket nachos (also had avocado and beans on them) and had some apple pie moonshine. It was an enjoyable stop on our tour and we went back...More

Thank Albina V
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Bootleggers is more than just a barbecue joint. There are creative and chef driven choices that one wouldn’t expect in a smokehouse. The deviled eggs are an example. The beet purée adds a sweetness to the savory egg and the presentation is outstanding. Cocktails are...More

1  Thank Mark M
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Not much to see from the outside but open the door and smell the hickory! The drinks were very good which match the quality of the food but, but if your lucky,,Christopher makes going inside worthwhile!! He was amazing. Great knowledge,personality and recommended a great...More

1  Thank Montel38
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Stopped in to sample the barbecue. We ordered pulled pork and chicken. The meat was excellent and the barbecue sauce, served on the side, was very good. The chicken came with some kind of beans, maybe lentils, which were so salty I couldn’t finish them....More

Thank Geoperson
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Southwestern, Bar, Barbecue, Brew Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7217 E 1st St, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-4401
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Scottsdale
  • Phone Number: +1 480-404-9984
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