Steak fans have it made in Arizona. Not only do locals get to choose between juicy filets and rib eyes, now they can pick from lamb T-bone, bison filet, and lobster mashed potatoes. With so many mouthwatering choices, it can be hard to find the right steakhouse. Fortunately, the following steakhouses offer a mix of meats, atmospheres, and sides that everyone can enjoy. Here are the 10 best steakhouses in Arizona.
Don & Charlie's
Don & Charlies opened in 1981 off Camelback Road near 75th Street. The restaurant's staples are BBQ baby back ribs, prime steaks and prime rib.
Join us for Jewish New Year and be greeted at the table with Challah Bread with Apples and Honey, Chopped Liver, Suzy Friedman’s Vegetarian Chopped Liver and Matzo Ball Soup. Enjoy traditional favorites such as Apricot Glazed Chicken Breast, Braised Brisket, Grilled Salmon with Lemon Capers and sides like Carrot Tzimmes, Noodle Kugel, Green Beans and Kasha Varnishkes.
Scottsdale, Arizona is not a cultural destination on par with Paris or even Pittsburgh, yet for adults of a certain age and disposition it is an inviting place to hang one’s golf cap and Vibram soles when autumnal chill turns into frosty winter woe. At which point nearly all of northwest Canada evacuates south to the greater Phoenix area, alongside domestic second- and third-home owners who divvy up the calendar year according to the season. Must be nice.
Vacationers and retirees long ago anointed sun-splashed Phoenix one of the country’s top winter retreats. As far back as the ‘50s, Marilyn Monroe spent time at the swanky Arizona Biltmore and gum magnate P.K. Wrigley escaped the harsh Chicago winters to his hillside mansion overlooking the valley. Fast forward a few decades and the once sleepy desert haven, now the U.S.’s sixth largest metropolitan area, has become a major sports destination.
Don & Charlie's is now open on Monday's and to cure the Monday blues, all Frequent Diner Members will get double the points every Monday throughout October. What a better way to kick-off your week than with Don & Charlie's menu of crave-worthy American comfort food including meaty baby back ribs, prime steaks, thick pork chops, chicken and fresh seafood. Just in time for Monday night football season, Don & Charlie’s is a sports-lover’s mecca, named one of the “Ten Best Sports Bars in the USA,” in 2014 by USA Today.
BBQ is popular in Phoenix, Arizona. It is served in many restaurants, and these places will not be covered below. This guide is focused on places that primarily sell BBQ.
One of the "Top Ten Sports Bars" in the USA is about to get even better! We are going to open our outdoor patio this Monday, January 27th. Join us on our 48 seat patio completed with a fire pit, three tvs and a spectacular view of Camelback Mountain. We will have a "best pic" contest every night at sundown for a chance to win dinner, dessert and Don & Charlie's hats.
Sports bars will be packed in the coming weeks with crowds gathering to catch the Super Bowl and the Winter Olympics. For some fans, the experience rivals attending a game in person. "This is the golden age of for sports bars. The TV viewing experience has gotten so good," says Darren Rovell, an ESPN sports business reporter. He shares some favorite spots to cheer on your team with Larry Bleiberg for USA TODAY.