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Chelsea's Kitchen

5040 N. 40th St. (Camelback Rd.) Send to Phone
602-957-2555 | Menu
This modern version of a comfortable Arizona roadhouse features good old American basics with a sophisticated spin.
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Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly

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  • 4.5 star rating
4.5 rating over 3 reviews

Chelsea's Kitchen Restaurant Review

: With its adobe-brick exterior, grassy front lawn and generous, fireplace-furnished patio overlooking the Arizona Canal, Chelsea's has a comfortable, family-friendly vibe. High ceilings, a clattering exhibition kitchen and exposed ductwork hardly make this modern-day version of an Arizona roadhouse soothing, but it sure is fun. The focus is on generous portions of comfortingly familiar basics---burgers, tacos, steaks and chicken---with a sexy, sophisticated spin. A good example: the Howie Burger, topped with Gruyère, caramelized onions and Dijon mustard and served on an artisanal bun. There's old-fashioned fried chicken and mashed potatoes as well as a new-fashioned hash of ultra-tender short rib meat, fingerling potatoes, cipollini and seasonal vegetables in red wine reduction. Don't forget the desserts, the fanciful handiwork of pastry chef Monica Castillo. We like the Key lime pie; butterscotch pudding; and vanilla pot de crème, sprinkled with Grand Marnier-spiked berries. Order any sweet topped with gelato from Arlechino Gelateria, a sibling operation located down the street.

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