Durant Durant's
2611 N. Central Ave. (Central & Virginia Aves.)
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Cuisine: Steakhouse / Seafood
This downtown institution, going strong since the 50s, is famous for its steaks, martinis and business lunches.
Openings: Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly


Durant's Restaurant Review:

Located in downtown Phoenix, this classic steakhouse is busy night and day. The business crowd, including many of the Valley's movers and shakers, comes for the sandwiches (don't miss the Reuben or French dip) at lunch, while local celebs, sports figures and families come for dinners of steak, seafood and, when they're in season, Florida stone crabs. And everybody---famous, infamous or simply unknown---enjoys the tradition of entering Durant's through the back door and greeting the kitchen staff on the way to the dining room. If you can find space at the bar, grab it---this area is prime for eavesdropping on insider politics.

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