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Don & Charlie's

7501 E. Camelback Rd. (Miller Rd.) Send to Phone
480-990-0900 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Quality, all-American fare is served up to patrons that include fun-loving regulars.
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Don & Charlie's Restaurant Review

: A Valley standby, especially during spring training, Don & Charlie's is also where winter visitors taking in the Cactus League baseball games line up for generous (albeit pricey) portions of good all-American food. Meals begin with complimentary liver pâté and lavosh. As for entrées, most people come for the barbecued ribs or steaks (selections include rib-eye, filet mignon and New York strip), but others go for calf’s liver with peppers, onions and mushrooms, lamb chops, chicken schnitzel or seafood. For a quicker meal, try the burger bar stocked with a selection of big, juicy sandwiches like the Cabo, which comes topped with guacamole and pepper jack. It's the noisy, fun-loving crowd of regulars that give Don & Charlie's its character.

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Went for the memorabilia, returned for the steak
by gsporter on Thu Jul 10, 2008 8:17 am
I confess. I rarely pay over $30 for a dining experience. I'm more of a hot-dog at the ballpark kind of guy than a steak at white linen covered table kind of guy. I love steak. I'm just a cheapskate. As a Baseball Junkie on vacation in Scottsdale for Cactus League, I only went to Don & Charlie's to see their collection of baseball memorabilia. I was beginning to think that the museum experience was worth the entry fee (the menu prices). There aren't just autographed balls, there's a Babe Ruth autographed ball. There aren't just bats and balls, there's a seat from Chicago's Old Comiskey Field - in which I could sit! There was a captivating piece of baseball (and particularly Cactus League) history every where I looked.

The unusually tasty onion strings were a distraction from the walls. The French Onion Soup topped with cheese made me say, "wow". Then Don & Charlie's Char-crusted Rib Eye Steak with Roquefort Butter arrived at my table. Every bite was so delicious that I closed my eyes in order to savor every bite. "The autographed photo of Willie Mays? I'll look at it later," I said, as I considered the last bites of perfectly treated steak. I decided that even though I'd seen all of what was on the walls, I'd be coming back for what was on the plate, happy to pay the price.
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