Culinary Dropout

culinary dropout

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Positive 5

  • Between the gorgeous decor, exceptional service and yummy food, Culinary Dropout is definitely a new favorite lunch spot. - Crystal
  • I got the pleasure of having a work luncheon at Culinary Dropout and since they were trying to impress us food and service was impeccable. - charity
  • Another outstanding triumph for Mr. Fox, Culinary Dropout is as good as it gets at Camelback and Scottsdale. - Anna
  • We went to Culinary Dropout to celebrate a friend's birthday and had a wonderful time! - Matthew
  • I LOVE pretzels and cheese but I will never be satisfied again unless I'm having it at Culinary Dropout. - Heather

Negative 16

  • My first and only trip to Culinary Dropout was one that I never would like to relive again. - Kevin
  • I know why this is called the culinary dropout! - Mary
  • All in all Culinary Dropout lives up to it's name. - Jonathan
  • While visiting Scottsdale we happened upon the Culinary Dropout on the corner of an upscale shopping area. - Toni
  • So to conclude, Culinary dropout was highly disappointing. - Jennifer
  • Needless to say, we won't be making any trips back to Culinary Dropout! - Ellen
  • For me, Culinary Dropout was just OK. - Nancy
  • I went to Culinary Dropout on a Saturday night -- there was a live band, but they were WAY too loud, and pretty terrible. - Ryan
  • Culinary Dropout definitely dropped out of school when those topics were being taught. - Amy
  • Unfortunately, the evening we ate at Culinary Dropout it was miserable. - Natalie

live music

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Positive 7

  • Stage - live music, great food, and just alot of fun. - Hugo
  • The restaurant has a great modern atmosphere and live music 3 times a week. - Brittany
  • The live music was a bonus. - Mike
  • There was also live, entertaining music. - Nikki
  • Went tonight good drinks good food good service and live music on a sunday night. - Elaine
  • Live music adds the right amount of ambient sounds without being overpowering. - OMARA
  • I love this place and the live music that comes with it. - Ben

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fried chicken

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Positive 0

Negative 6

  • The Fried Chicken was too greasy and upon slicing into a piece a river of grease poured out. - Toni
  • Someone needs to remind them they serve fried chicken. - Michael
  • Our waiter highly recommened the Fried Chicken and the Rainbow Trout. - Toni
  • I ordered the fried chicken. - Karen
  • Sandwiches, fried chicken, even a potato chip/onion dip appetizer. - Nancy
  • The fried chicken, which used to be large cripsy juicy pieces are now sad shriveled dry pieces. - Charley

restaurant

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Positive 13

  • Super trendy restaurant with pretty decent food. - Kat
  • My new favorite restaurant! - Nikki
  • The aesthetics of the restaurant are incredible as well. - Tabatha
  • This is a fun restaurant and the food is good. - karen
  • I LOVE this restaurant! - W
  • The restaurant has a great modern atmosphere and live music 3 times a week. - Brittany
  • This is my favorite Sam Fox restaurant. - Michael
  • This restaurant is really, really fun. - J
  • Love this place, might just be the most overall successful Fox Restaurant here. - Will
  • I also love love love the decor in the restaurant. - Ashley

Negative 15

  • I would not recommend going to this restaurant at all; that is assuming it will be around that much longer. - Kevin
  • Worst night at a restaurant ever. - Steve
  • Let me say first that I have and currently work in the restaurant industry, both as front and back of house. - Jake
  • ) From this minute our waiter stopped checking on us, in fact he might have left the restaurant, and we had no service at all. - Mar
  • I called the restaurant to talk to the manager....he didnt seem to sympathetic with saying things like "did he go to the hospital? - Brittney
  • Needless to say even though I did not feel sick from the food I will NEVER return to this restaurant again!!! - Brittney
  • Nothing was actually wrong, but it felt like the brainchild of a restaurant group that it is. - Nancy
  • Yes, in a perfect world, every item on a restaurant menu should be amazing, but that simply is not the case. - Jennifer
  • For as much as this restaurant was hyped, and for as much thought as was put into the aesthetics, I expected much better food. - Joshua
  • They had a band playing that was a good band, but the restaurant does not have the proper acoustics and it was too loud. - Amit

food

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Positive 56

  • Good food, good service, great ambiance. - Mike
  • Great atmosphere, fun crowd, really great food. - J
  • Great food, good prices, awesome wait staff. - Glenn
  • Super trendy restaurant with pretty decent food. - Kat
  • The food is amazing and creative and the staff is fun and efficient. - michael
  • Excellent food! - kelly
  • Fantastic food and very cool atmosphere! - Laurie
  • Fresh oysters and delicious late night food. - Mamma
  • Very cool vibe here and really good food! - Linda
  • Great food and upbeat clubby back ground music. - Bendite

Negative 40

  • With a $300 tab for the food and drinks for the table I am shocked that our service was absolutely terrible. - Kevin
  • Dakota, you know the food is bad here, why would you ever eat here again? - Dakota
  • The server and another helper had apprehension when the food was delivered. - Jonathan
  • Food was ok, just tainted by the other experience. - Jay
  • We didn't see the server again for the duration of the meal, no check in on the food, and my glass sat completely the whole meal. - Jake
  • Food was ok service was horrible but the place was really nice nice decor horrible host and server so sad. - Daniel
  • Waited an hour for a table then an hour after that for food. - Steve
  • Lame happy hour, flavorless food, inattentive staff that's trying to look like an American apparel add. - Anthony
  • wait to get in on a Saturday (standard), we had to wait another 40 minutes to get our food, which wasn't expected or appreciated. - Jonathan
  • The service was a 4, the food was a 3, but the ambiance would be a negative star. - Amit

server

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Positive 14

  • Our server, Tori was adorable and fantastic. - Heather
  • Our server was very friendly and made recommendations from the menu-which were great! - Stephanie
  • The server was really knowledgable about the whole menu and his advice led to a great meal. - Brian
  • Our server, Meghan, was very knowledgeable about the menu and had a great personality. - sara
  • We received great service from our server, and it looked like they had plenty of staff to tend to the other tables. - Rob
  • our server was really great, sorry, can't remember her name, but she explained everything, she was like a ballerina, loved her. - jackie
  • Our server was super sweet and they had nice outdoor seating. - Lindsey
  • Our server ferverntly recommended the custard, whichis, as I had previously told my new-date, something that I absolutely adore! - hilary
  • Our server, Jesse, was probably the best server I've ever had. - charity
  • Our server was friendly and the right amount of attentive. - Kamryn

Negative 13

  • The server and another helper had apprehension when the food was delivered. - Jonathan
  • The server was really inconsistent and scatterbrained. - Jennifer
  • We didn't see the server again for the duration of the meal, no check in on the food, and my glass sat completely the whole meal. - Jake
  • Food was ok service was horrible but the place was really nice nice decor horrible host and server so sad. - Daniel
  • The server even comically asked if it was our first trip to C.D.. - Jonathan
  • Our server was poorly trained. - Dave
  • Our server was also extremely bored with her job, her life, and her existence. - Dave
  • I asked for water and the server brought only one glass of water and didn't bother to ask about the lady's needs. - Dave
  • The server did not want to split checks and turned mad when we asked him to do so. - Michael
  • Our server was extremely slow the entire time we were there and it took her almost 20 min. - Rosalind

pretzel fondue

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Positive 10

  • Soft pretzel with provolone fondue- excellent. - Michelle
  • Recommend the pretzel fondue...enough to share...very yummy. - Laurie
  • our friends ordered an app of the pretzel/cheese fondue...holy cow that thing is good. - Travis
  • The pretzel and cheese fondue was amazing. - Sara
  • I also enjoyed the pretzel fondue which was a recommendation from the waiter... yeah.... - Bryan
  • The provolone fondue with pretzel balls is amazing. - J
  • Don't ask questions.... Just trust and get the "Soft Pretzel & Provolone Fondue! - Stephanie
  • I highly recommend that anybody try the pretzel fondue. - Michelle
  • For starters we got the soft pretzel bites with the fondue. - Kirstin
  • If you're looking for a great appetizer, definitely get the pretzel and cheese fondue. - Billy

Negative 2

  • Pros the pretzel fondue is ok. Cons the service is atrocious. - j
  • Additionally, the pretzel bites with fondue appetizer was VERY good. - Ryan

service

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Positive 31

  • Good food, good service, great ambiance. - Mike
  • Great place, awesome service. - Ben
  • I loved every bite (o: Great service, great experience. - J
  • Comfortable seating, interesting people watching and pretty good service. - Andrew
  • Service was great. - Heidi
  • The service was fast and friendly, not a bad word to say about the place. - Mamma
  • Great food and service. - Jennifer
  • Service was good. - Jonna
  • Service was good, Liz was our waitress and she was very friendly and helpful. - Karen
  • Great ambiance, great food, great service! - Joilyn

Negative 27

  • Service was extremely slow uncooperative. - Bryan
  • Mistakes happen, but how your service responds to the errors is everything. - Jay
  • Horrible service. - Michael
  • Needless to say, this guy lacked basic customer service skills. - Jay
  • With a $300 tab for the food and drinks for the table I am shocked that our service was absolutely terrible. - Kevin
  • Let me start this off with saying this is more about the atrocious service and how downhill this place has gone. - Sam
  • This place has terrible service. - Patrick
  • Bad service don't count on your reservation to be fulfilled. - Michael
  • This venue is not for those who appreciate fine or even appropriate service. - Dave
  • Pros the pretzel fondue is ok. Cons the service is atrocious. - j

place

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Positive 41

  • LOVE LOVE LOVE This place! - Glenn
  • Great place, awesome service. - Ben
  • as usual, the decor of this place is classy, modern, sleek, but cozy! - Travis
  • The service was fast and friendly, not a bad word to say about the place. - Mamma
  • Staff was great and I truly recommend this place. - Patti
  • Love the place, so impressed. - J
  • We brought our one year old, sat outside, and received amazing food and great service--really like this place! - Veronica
  • We Love love love this place. - Heather
  • How refreshing to find a place with a menu broad enough to satisfy a large group of friends with varied palates at a really reasonable price. - Jenny
  • Really liked this place. - Mike

Negative 24

  • Let me start this off with saying this is more about the atrocious service and how downhill this place has gone. - Sam
  • This place really ruined my friends birthday dinner, cancelled our reservation 30 min before we got there after they called me 2 hours before to confirm it. - Daniel
  • This place has terrible service. - Patrick
  • We got there about 4pm - shift change - tables were dirty - place was too. - Mary
  • I hate giving this place a bad review, but I would never spend $$$ to eat here again. - Rose
  • Food was ok service was horrible but the place was really nice nice decor horrible host and server so sad. - Daniel
  • If you're considering trying this place out DON'T! - Jeff
  • First impressions are everything so I am very hesitant about trying this place out again...we shall see. - Rosalind
  • The place was loud.. Like, really loud.. - Jacki
  • Most likely will not return, and will be a little wary of any Sam Fox place I haven't been before. - Jake

bar

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Positive 2

  • Love the long bar, open kitchen and super cozy/comfortable seating. - Jennifer
  • I love the big chandeliers with the eclectic furniture all while being mixed with a wooden-topped bar. - Tabatha

Negative 11

  • We hung out at the bar ordering drinks and after waiting 30 mins, I approached the hostess. - Jay
  • Got there, drinks at the bar went perfect then we were sat, were all went downhill. - Sam
  • And the loud music and monstrous bar. - Keiko
  • or so for a table, the bar was even packed so we hung outside in chairs near the front entrance. - Rosalind
  • Its super loud inside and the bar is extremely crowded. - Melissa
  • The bar was a little too crowded to wait there, so we went a couple of doors down to pass our time. - Esther
  • It wasn't bad, just not what I was expecting, perhaps places like North and The Green House have set the bar a little too high. - Nathan
  • The bar stools are hard to come by. - lindsey
  • Seemed to lack substance and favored fried bar items. - Joseph
  • For starters, the appetizer list is relatively short and un-appetizer like, especially for a place that seems to be paying homage to bar food. - Elif

drinks

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Positive 15

  • Really good drinks, great atmosphere, and really friendly staff. - Chloe
  • Can't wait - foods great and drinks are creative - Whitney
  • - Great drinks. - Alie
  • Great place for drinks, and the delicious food always helps after a few. - Marco
  • The drinks are amazing. - Jenny
  • Drinks were inventive and tasty. - Kelly
  • The drinks and food were great. - Sara
  • I've had better mixed drinks elsewhere. - Danielle
  • Our drinks were unique and refreshing. - sara
  • or that the waitress seamlessly handled 5 different checks, all while making sure our water and alcohol drinks were readily available? - Travis

Negative 11

  • With a $300 tab for the food and drinks for the table I am shocked that our service was absolutely terrible. - Kevin
  • We waited way too long for our drinks and dinner, and the waitress knew nothing about the menu so we will definitely not be returning. - Kaelyn
  • We hung out at the bar ordering drinks and after waiting 30 mins, I approached the hostess. - Jay
  • Got there, drinks at the bar went perfect then we were sat, were all went downhill. - Sam
  • Once we moved, and had a few more drinks, we were brought the bill two more times and then told we needed to pay. - Kevin
  • As soon as we were seated, she asked us if we were ready to order drinks. - Jennifer
  • Food is bleh, drinks are expensive, atmosphere is pretentious. - Amy
  • He was ready to take our order right away, forget more drinks he just wanted to get the food on order. - Jay
  • The drinks were refreshing but I was really turned off by how dark and loud the place was. - Phillip
  • Our drinks finally came out and were disappointingly low on taste and alcohol. - Nicole

pretzels

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Positive 11

  • Pretzels are fresh, soft, and the cheese is amazing. - Danielle
  • The hot pretzels and dip are so good! - Bethany
  • Favorite menu items: -Pretzels & Fondue (half off on happy hour M-F 3-6) The BEST pretzels I have ever had! - Kristyn
  • The pretzels were a perfect golden brown with a nice crisp outside and warm and soft in the middle, and the cheese was so good. - Nick
  • We had the soft pretzels and fondue which was amazing. - Timothy
  • Although those pretzels disappeared really fast. - Heather
  • Warm, soft pretzels and gooey provolone fondue, are you f*ng kidding me?? - Suzie
  • First out, the soft pretzels with provolone fondue. - Heather
  • I had the pretzels and fondu wow !! - Fred
  • I know its just pretzels and fondue but everything is made on premise so its extremely fresh. - Patti

Negative 4

  • This seemed downright lazy, and a bit risky and one of the items was steaming fondue for the pretzels. - Jake
  • I must say I was greatly disappointed in the meal; most of all the hyped Soft Pretzels & Provolone Fondue. - Mar
  • The pretzels were soft but most were not hot, and the fondue was simply ok in my opinion. - Jennifer
  • We got the pretzels with cheese and honestly, I prefer the mall pretzels with cheese. - Phillip