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“Good food but EXCELLENT service!”

The Arrogant Butcher
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Ranked #94 of 3,460 Restaurants in Phoenix
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 14 - US$ 29
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 1st and Jefferson
Transit: The nearest light rail stop is located at 1st and Jefferson, just one block from the restaurant.
Description: With over 7,500 square feet, an open dining room, exhibition style kitchen, full service bar, and climate controlled outdoor patio, The Arrogant Butcher will be the place to congregate for the buttoned down business crowd's power lunches and after-work cocktails. At night and on weekends, the space will transform to attract downtown residents, hipsters, sports fans, and event goers. The eclectic menu is urban grill meets updated comfort food. With bold flavors and a mix of hearty to healthy items, the lunch menu offers a selection of sandwiches, salads, burgers, and entrees priced from $16-$18. The restaurant will also offer a take-out menu. For dinner, it's pork, steak, seafood, pasta, and salads, with entrees ranging in price from $14-$34. The restaurant also offers three private dining rooms for special events and meetings. The News Room will seat up to 46 guests. Two smaller rooms can accommodate up to 12 guests each or combine to create one space for 36. All rooms have AV.
Reviewed 14 March 2018

The atmosphere is that of a fine steak house, but with a comfortable feel. The food was good and priced well, but the service was TOP NOTCH! Our server Elecka was amazing! Her recommendations were provided with in depth reasons as to why, made making choices that much easier. She was always "around", but never intrusive. Brought our food out and tended to our needs quickly! It is without a doubt she made this 3 star review into a 4 star!

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Reviewed 13 March 2018

Ok but nothing special. Average food. Great location for concert venue. Waiter less than friendly. Lava cake had no lava. Dry except whipped cream on top.

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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

This restaurant was highly recommended by our hotel downtown. Just a hop, skip and jump away - how could we not check it out? So we made it 1 hour before closing and were seated without a reservation in 15 minutes. Our server, Matt, was exceptional. Very attentive and personable. Our food presented well; but we realized we wish we thought to ask to substitute sides from what was on the menu to our preferences. We would be remiss if we didn’t mention that the Filet Mignon was cooked to perfection. All and all dinner filled our bellies and Matt kept our drinks refilled quickly. I would like to try other food items on the menu since Everything is cooked fresh. So “yes” we will return during our vacation.

Thank SeriousSDTraveler
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

Bad start when the “head hostess” decided to be rude and snippy when I asked for a different table. The kitchen wasn’t ready for dinner - they were running 1/2 hour late. They served the wrong soup because they’d run out of the one I ordered (server first insisted I was wrong and it was the right soup; good news was that they did not charge for it). The waiter never even followed up to see if I wanted anything else; he just wanted to turn over the table. The food was ok - not great - but I admit the bad taste in my mouth from the experience may have soured it.

Thank V7649BScarolb
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

With the great reviews online, my expectations were probably high. Definitely the service was worse than average. Cute, good looking girls, running like there are hundreds of customers when actually there were few customers. They say what their managers trained to do: go to the table every 7 minutes to ask if everything is ok (what I find incredibly annoying( but then you are looking to make eye contact with any server to order something...and nobody is looking at you!
Food was average, service was a little under average....Not what I expected

Thank LadyMalbec
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