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Culinary Dropout

7135 E Camelback Rd, Suite 125, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-1262
+1 480-970-1700
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fried chicken” (82 reviews)
“pretzels” (89 reviews)
“cheese fondue” (32 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00 Hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
7135 E Camelback Rd, Suite 125, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-1262
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Maybe the Chef was too cool for school - but this restaurant it too cool for anyone over the age of 30. Culinary Drop Out falls into the category of a restaurant “concept” rather than an actual eatery – it is the experience they area...More

1  Thank Tara L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our first time here. We were at Nordstrom’s and wanted an early dinner and cocktails. What a wonderful find!!! We started off with pretzel bites and cheese fondue. :-)). The M.A.C. Burger did not disappoint. Joey was a very attentive server and helped guide us...More

Thank CirrusSR22_pilot
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place has decent appetizers, food was pretty good. Not the nest fried chicken I've had. It was busy but not overly crowded.

Thank zphi10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location, food and service. Had a nice thick burger, shared a cheese plate with the boyfriend and had two great drinks. Would come back here again--hopefully when it's a lot less hot to enjoy lunch outside! The Bob Marley mural is a great touch...More

Thank Tiera N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for lunch and it was just ok! The music was very loud so hard to carry on a conversation and the restaurant was not very crowded!

Thank JAN B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location, food, and service. Cool crowd for a single or couple. Food was good and location was great.

Thank ADNYC59
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

After a day of intense shopping at the Fashion Square mall we were in need of cocktails and good food and Culinary Dropout fit the bill. We had a make your own cheese plate which was incredible. The fried chicken was said to be one...More

Thank melisaswim
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

We called tonight and wanted to make reservations Was told not needed and to come right over We drive 25 minutes arrived Was told needed reservations Manager rude We left

Thank josephbJ7293FL
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Great ambience both inside and out. Outside has misters which is key in Arizona heat. Great bartenders and mixologist drinks but it ends there. They only have a couple dishes they call house specialties, one of which is the 36 hour ribs. It’s a full...More

Thank CDTravelin
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Wow this is the place to be in Scottsdale if you are near the Fashion Mall. Live music was on point starting at roughing 8:15pm but was super loud so if you are on your 1st date - go earlier - make that awesome connection...More

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Kim B
22 July 2016|
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Response from Jaime L | Reviewed this property |
It accommodates both. When we were leaving there was a couple sitting in the outside patio with twins about 2 years old and she had enough room for her double stroller and the kids were having a good time.
19 December 2014|
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Response from tasteoftulum | Reviewed this property |
I do not believe that Culinary Dropout has a glutten free menu, but Olive and Ivy which is about a 3 minute walk around the corner on the waterfront does.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7135 E Camelback Rd, Suite 125, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-1262
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Scottsdale
  • Phone Number: +1 480-970-1700
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