The Arrogant Butcher

service

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Positive 48

  • Best Ambiance Best Cuisine Best Service Cleanliness: 10 - Flaminio
  • Excellent experience, great food, great service. - Kasey
  • The service was great, hostesses incredibly hot and a great atmosphere. - John
  • Great, knowledgable service, good food ... fun times. - Matt
  • Overall- great service, friendly staff, delicious menu items, & a really cool ambiance! - Rachael
  • Great service and sublime food. - Andy
  • The food was delicious, great ambiance and friendly service. - Staci
  • Service was outstanding and very nice atmosphere. - Laine
  • Hip atmosphere, great food, good portion sizes, and fantastic service. - Kurt
  • All in all, a great experience as always, great food, great service. - Xandon

Negative 26

  • The service was poor. - Lisa
  • Service was horrible! - Eric
  • The worst service I have ever had! - Jennifer
  • Many items were taken off our bill but for average food and poor service a bill for over $300 seemed steep. - Lisa
  • There must have been 20 Servers, yet service was slow and inattentive. - Todd
  • Slow service. - Shijie
  • Besides, opting for a dirti 'tini makes the bar service a wee bit bearable. - Nicki
  • Finally we left without any service. - Kevynn
  • The service is a joke as well. - Nick
  • During shift change the service spiraled down considerably. - Eric

restaurant

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Positive 10

  • The restaurant itself is gorgeous and very clean. - Erica
  • My new favorite restaurant. - jessica
  • Def a great downtown restaurant! - Anna
  • Great new restaurant in Downtown Phoenix. - Annette
  • The writing on the front door is correct, I was welcomed to my new favorite restaurant. - Christi
  • Kudos to the staff as the restaurant got crowded they we never lacked in service and did not have anyone loud or obnoxious by us. - Randy
  • Love this restaurant!! - Donna
  • The place is very clean, and the kitchen is open-air, right in the middle of the restaurant. - Zachary
  • We are really big fans of True Food Kitchen, a sister restaurant and we were not disappointed - even with the highest of expectations. - Dan
  • I loved everything about this restaurant! - Staci

Negative 10

  • I had looked forward to trying this restaurant... but I probably won't go back due to the rude host turning away patrons from an empty restaurant. - Laura
  • No chance you will ever catch me near this restaurant again. - Kristin
  • The restaurant was nearly empty. - Laura
  • The atmosphere was hindered by the TVs everywhere, it was very bizarre to be sitting in a darker and personal restaurant and then have ESPN everywhere you looked. - Callie
  • When We left promptly at 5, the restaurant was still half empty. - Laura
  • a $12 bottle at the store should be about $20-24 in a restaurant, it is $36+ here. - Todd
  • I probably would never patronize a Fox restaurant again if I didn't get hooked up with gift cards on occasion. - Tracy
  • Very disappointing since this restaurant was recommended by hotel staff and a guest at the hotel who overheard. - Callie
  • This is not the first Fox restaurant where service has been incredibly slow and food so-so. - Juliana
  • First of all, the restaurant at dusk/dinner is very dim, so break out those reading glasses. - Dana

food

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Positive 46

  • Staff was super cool and attentive and the food was delicious. - Anna
  • Excellent experience, great food, great service. - Kasey
  • Great, knowledgable service, good food ... fun times. - Matt
  • Thank you for the fantastic experience and great food!! - Traci
  • Great service and sublime food. - Andy
  • The food was delicious, great ambiance and friendly service. - Staci
  • But overall great resaturant, good food, good prices, good ambience, good drinks, and great experience. - Aaron
  • Hip atmosphere, great food, good portion sizes, and fantastic service. - Kurt
  • Overall great food and a very good experience. - Jim
  • The food was completely fresh and so delicious. - Christi

Negative 33

  • Overpriced and wretched food. - Jerome
  • Bad food. - L
  • but the food is so bad that it really didn't not matter what the place looked like. - Kristin
  • Extremely overpriced for the quality of food you're getting. - Nick
  • Many items were taken off our bill but for average food and poor service a bill for over $300 seemed steep. - Lisa
  • The food on the other hand was absolutely horrible. - L
  • I definitely splurge on food more than I should, but Arrogant Butcher just left me feeling disappointed. - Emilie
  • Arrogant Butcher, you make me angry that you charge so much money for bleh food. - Mia
  • They are certainly onto something with the food, prices are so/so. - Nicki
  • And now for the finale of the review, I got food poisoning! - Kristin

server

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Positive 10

  • Server was extremely helpful and patient with our questions. - Julia
  • Our server was awesome and just kept it so fun and fabulous the whole night! - Lindsay
  • The staff was helpful and Lauren was a great server. - Maria
  • We had a dedicated server who was extremely nice and resembled a cheery Christmas Hobbit. - Kelly
  • Our server was great as well, very knowledgeable and offered her suggestions since we were all new to the menu. - Rachael
  • Showing an excitement level I don't think I've seen in a server *ever* he walked us through the delightfully robust menu. - Irene
  • Amber was our server and we are so glad as she was a wonderful guide through our evening. - Christi
  • Our server, Danielle, was amazing!! - Donna
  • Our server Amanda was awesome with her suggestions and service! - Jackie
  • Our server was especially excellent and very attentive. - Andrew

Negative 8

  • We were sat and never greeted by a server. - Kevynn
  • First we started with the mussels recommended by our server and they were very bland, nothing special. - Kristin
  • A friend ordered the beef burger and they got his order completely wrong and our server didn't seem to care. - Lindsey
  • We complained to our server who sent over the Bar Manager. - Todd
  • The worst part of the evening was after our appetizer our server informed us that it was almost 9 and the kitchen closes at 9. - D'Lisa
  • Our server was visibly annoyed and he even said, "This is disastrous. - Jamie
  • The server was very good about correcting the issues and apologizing, but I was disappointed, nonetheless. - Sara
  • Although, the server was incompetent. - Kamren

pretzel fondue

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Positive 7

  • For an appetizer we ordered the pretzel fondue which was perfectly delicious, the pretzels were soft & light! - Rachael
  • The pretzel fondue, apparently a Fox Concepts staple, was fantastically indulgent and delish. - Geoff
  • The Grilled Chicken Tabouleh Salad and the Pretzel Fondue Appetizer are excellent. - Susan
  • We started first with appetizers, and had a great sample of what they offered: the rock shrimp and the pretzel & fondue were amazing. - Tracy
  • The pretzel fondue appetizer is heaven on earth encased in doughy salty cheesy goodness. - Kelly
  • For an appetizer I had the Pretzel Fondue which was excellent. - Kris
  • The only food we had was appetizers but the pretzel fondue is amazing. - jessica

Negative 4

  • Bah... After visiting the place twice for dinner I can say that the pretzel fondue is quite good. - Nicki
  • The pretzel fondue to start was okay. - L
  • I will not be convinced to come here again, no matter how good your pretzel/fondue is! - Mia
  • The pretzel fondue, while identical to the dish at Culinary Dropout, was just as delicious in it's reincarnation at Butcher. - Lauren

happy hour

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Positive 16

  • Best happy hour downtown?? - J Seth
  • They also had wonderful cocktails and the happy hour was decent as well! - Jennifer
  • Great happy hour. - Jasmine
  • For happy hour, I give them my highest of recommendations. - Scott
  • Very good happy hour and unbelievable flavor combinations. - Sara
  • On my last visit, I was pleased to try some happy hour toasts and fish and chips. - Sara
  • Soft Pretzels $5 during happy hour were great. - Mallory
  • We took a spot at the bar and was pleased to see a great selection of Happy Hour specials - both food and drink. - Scott
  • Happy hour is fun. - Nicole
  • I tried two happy hour drinks, The Mule and The Maid, both were excellent. - jessica

Negative 3

  • We were there for happy hour and were very dissapointed. - D
  • Not a relaxing meal - again, slow service, loud atmosphere (turn down the music - it's lunchtime, not happy hour! - Daniel
  • I have had this same dish at Culinary Dropout and they are so good (plus during happy hour they are a discounted price so even better). - Lindsey

place

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Positive 33

  • A great place to come for a romantic dinner. - Lindsay
  • Overall an excellent place. - Evan
  • I wish this place was closer but its right downtown and it is in such a great location and its perfect! - Lindsay
  • CAn I say that this place is just fabulous fabulous fabulous!!!!! - Lindsay
  • Speaking of good looking, the decor in this place is fantastic. - Michelle
  • I love this place! - Laine
  • I love this place. - Maria
  • The place has a very cool ambiance - nice, but casual. - Kasey
  • This place is AMAZING. - Mittenz
  • Love this place! - Sara

Negative 20

  • Issue 2 - this place has terrible staff. - Nicki
  • but the food is so bad that it really didn't not matter what the place looked like. - Kristin
  • I really, really wanted to like this place, but alas, it's another fantasitc idea that is executed sadly in poor downtown Phoenix. - Nicki
  • This place is awful. - Jim
  • I did not enjoy anything about this place.... - Kristin
  • How in the world this place has so many rave reviews is beyond me.... literally the most disappointing meal of my life. - Kristin
  • This is not a place for meat eaters. - Diane
  • Bah... After visiting the place twice for dinner I can say that the pretzel fondue is quite good. - Nicki
  • I am not picky when it comes to food, wine, or booze.... and this place sent me running for the hills. - Kristin
  • This place has a great name but has a terrible attitude. - Nick

arrogant butcher

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Positive 2

  • I am not much of a meat eater, but when I want meat I want a good bloody piece of steak and Arrogant Butcher did not disappoint. - Irine
  • I love Arrogant Butcher - the food is delicious and the customer service is great. - Rebecca

Negative 17

  • The arrogant butcher deserves it's unfortunate choice of names. - Jim
  • Arrogant Butcher continues to disappoint. - Mia
  • I was excited to experience The Arrogant Butcher for the first time, however the experience was a negative one. - Kevynn
  • I definitely splurge on food more than I should, but Arrogant Butcher just left me feeling disappointed. - Emilie
  • Arrogant Butcher, you make me angry that you charge so much money for bleh food. - Mia
  • The Arrogant Butcher suffers from an identity problem. - Brendon
  • Trendy isn't always bad, but Arrogant Butcher exemplifies trendiness while sacrificing the food + experience factor. - Emilie
  • Last night, my roommate and I dined at The Arrogant Butcher before our concert at Comerica. - Juliana
  • I've been trying for months to get downtown to go to Arrogant Butcher, and was so excited when we finally had the time. - Lauren
  • I get that they're called the arrogant butcher, but come on... At least I can say the service was good. - Joey

meal

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Positive 7

  • Great meal, excellent staff, amazing ambiance! - Jesse
  • The entrees were wonderful, but the best part of the whole meal was the blueberry cheesecake! - Chloe
  • We had an awesome meal here. - Kristy
  • The best part of our meal was the dessert.. We got the salted carmel pudding and it was sooo good! - Marika
  • My 3 yr old daughter even loved her meal. - Traci
  • After our "ladies who lunch" 'esque meal, the staff happily validated our parking (making my parking free! - Lindsey
  • Either way I've been here 3 times and every time had a delicious meal every time. - Justin

Negative 7

  • How in the world this place has so many rave reviews is beyond me.... literally the most disappointing meal of my life. - Kristin
  • We finally got it with our bad meal. - Diane
  • The filet arrived with corn and asparagus vegetables in a strange cream sauce - no horseradish potatoes in sight, which were supposed to come with the meal. - Kelly
  • My dining companion ordered the jambalaya for his meal and said it was really greasy. - Mia
  • Not a relaxing meal - again, slow service, loud atmosphere (turn down the music - it's lunchtime, not happy hour! - Daniel
  • All in all not the worst meal I ever had, but no value here. - Todd
  • Will eat here again, but choose a less expensive meal. - Michelle