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Culinary Dropout



7135 E Camelback Rd Suite 125
Scottsdale, AZ 85251

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(480) 970-1700

Hours

  • Sunday: 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
  • Monday: 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
  • Tuesday: 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
  • Thursday: 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
  • Friday: 11:30 am - Midnight
  • Saturday: 11:30 am - Midnight

Cuisine: American Restaurants, Bars


4.6 of 5.0 from 159 reviews


price range:$11 to $25

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  • Varadh JThe sweet corn ravioli is a must try here!

    55555 by Varadh J


  • Leah J.Turkey pastrami on pretzel bread

    55555 by Leah J.


  • Jamie RI didn't particularly care for the pretzels. Pretty bland bread and way too salty. I got the kale butternut squash salad. It only had like 4 chunks of squash! For that price?? Won't do that again.

    33333 by Jamie R


  • Tony DuranNice little spot along Camelback across from the mall with great food, drinks friendly staff and great people watching views.

    55555 by Tony Duran


  • Brian SoperCool place with great beer selection and tasty burgers...too bad not staffed adequately....painfully slow/overwhelmed staff

    55555 by Brian Soper


  • Viajes PIncreíble lugar, buen ambiente y excelente atención

    55555 by Viajes P


  • kay t.pretzels are delish. and the fried chicken is grrreat!

    55555 by kay t.


  • Ashley AThe food was so good! It is very popular there so it can be hard to get a table

    55555 by Ashley A


  • Mary C.I come here for the prime rib dip, it's the best I have ever had

    55555 by Mary C.


  • Bunny BFood was amazing! Great service! Fried chicken is enough for two people!

    55555 by Bunny B


  • Louis B.The fried chicken is out of this world. For those tips on here saying to avoid it- they must have changed it up. Great sizes portion. So crispy!

    55555 by Louis B.


  • DenéeThe food is excellent and the service is awesome.

    55555 by Denée


  • Suzette V.Try the Broccoli Beer and Cheddar soup! So good!

    55555 by Suzette V.


  • lindsey o.I don't like gin usually but the Room Service is really delicious

    55555 by lindsey o.


  • Niku A.Really awesome food and atmosphere. Used to be a pink taco. Lexi is awesome.

    55555 by Niku A.


  • Chelsea F.I had the prezels and povolone fondue and the pork belly ramen.... it was amazing! A must try.

    55555 by Chelsea F.


  • Ref LPlace gets packed. Open table reservation let skip the line. Pretzel Fondue would've been great had cheese been more heated. For some reason the bar was holding up our drinks. Even empty. And canned.

    33333 by Ref L


  • Jay H.Coolest place to grab lunch in the area! Pretzels never disappoint. Try a smashed Irishman.

    55555 by Jay H.


  • Matt B.No brunch here which is bogus. Try the cap'n crunch French toast at other locations.

    55555 by Matt B.


  • Sam W.Little pricy but excellent foof drinks! Great place of you want to splurge a little (;

    55555 by Sam W.


  • Cailin KoyHip gourmet-style pub food - try the the pretzel bites and fondue!

    55555 by Cailin Koy


  • Bill OConnorGreat apps

    55555 by Bill OConnor


  • Ashley F.Pretzels! I think most of the appetizers are better than the entrees. Desserts are soooo good too. Great ambiance. Gets pretty loud the later in the night it gets. Love the seating and chandeliers.

    55555 by Ashley F.


  • Ben H.Awesome and ambiance and the shaved prime rib sandwich is oh la la

    55555 by Ben H.


  • Cathleen PTry a shot of Chartreuse at Culinary Dropout. It's made by French monks. @CulinaryDr0p0ut #greenliqueur

    55555 by Cathleen P


  • Zac F.Pretzel fondue is outstanding. Not one bad dish at this restaurant.

    55555 by Zac F.


  • Alan EThis place is run by criminals willing to defraud their employees. My best friend was a dishwasher there for 6+ months. They break health codes, and they refuse to pay him for his last 2+ weeks.

    22222 by Alan E


  • Paul N.I really dislike the fake waiting list

    22222 by Paul N.


  • NoWait, Inc.Skip the long wait times & host stand. Use NoWait to get in line from your phone: http://bit.ly/1aMOQaH

    22222 by NoWait, Inc.


  • Lori L.Burrata appetizer was amazing.

    55555 by Lori L.


  • Jacob G.The fried chicken is too good to handle.

    55555 by Jacob G.


  • Taylor A.Love this place, just like all the other Fox restaurants! Mostly for the simple menu and live acoustic music on the weekends! They have a great happy hour too!

    55555 by Taylor A.


  • Catherine C.Pretzel Fondue is a reason to come, casual, trendy atmosphere is the reason to come again. Great drink specials, & live music. Have dinner and walk to Old Town.

    55555 by Catherine C.


  • Haley B.Live music is Fridays and Saturdays, super fun environment but it will be super LOUD then too. If you can handle the noise, order the fondue and after dinner don't miss the caramel popcorn.

    55555 by Haley B.


  • Catie H.The Pretzel Fondue is quite amazing. I have never come here and didn't like what I ordered. The service is always great and it's a fun place to hang out.

    55555 by Catie H.


  • EnriqueThere's a dude named Mike that had all his friends tell him they're staying home tonight because he's embarrassing and they don't like him.

    22222 by Enrique


  • Cristopher M.$2 brown bag beer special is where it's at.

    55555 by Cristopher M.


  • JennPretzel fondue and pork bello cubano is what is recommended here.

    55555 by Jenn


  • fallonThe pretzel fondue is AMAZ!!!!

    55555 by fallon


  • Andy B.Good vibe in the restaurant. Friendly attentive and helpful staff. Good local beers.

    55555 by Andy B.


  • HeavenleaNice atmosphere but the food was pretty bland. I'll pass on a revisit!

    33333 by Heavenlea


  • Tonia J.The meatloaf was as good as promised. And the house chips and onion dip just as good.

    55555 by Tonia J.


  • Chelsea B.Awesome food! The pretzel fondue is the best thing ever. A little expensive if you're on a college budget, but totally worth it! Decent happy hour specials!

    55555 by Chelsea B.


  • Amber T.Amazing food! Probably because half the menu is dedicated to alcohol, however if your vegetarian you may have to think outside the box while trying to figure out what you can eat here.

    55555 by Amber T.


  • Heath D.Don't sit outside after dark the mist sprayers leave the seats and tables wet.....no bueno.

    22222 by Heath D.


  • Ricky P.Thirsty? Order the brown bag special. It's $1.95. It's basically cheap beer! Fun story behind the name. Drown your sorrows with the server that coined this concept. Cheers!

    55555 by Ricky P.


  • Heather S.Pretzels, grilled artichoke, Italian Salad, glasses of Reisling....best dinner in a long time!!

    55555 by Heather S.


  • Kayla W.Get the fried chicken!!!!

    33333 by Kayla W.


  • Libby H.They have great food for happy hour (bar only), but for the life of me I cannot tell the difference between who works here and who is a customer.

    55555 by Libby H.


  • Jill A.Pretzels and fondue. Enough said.

    55555 by Jill A.


  • Jon C.Maaaah! The meatloaf!!!

    33333 by Jon C.


  • Della V.Love the atmosphere of this place. They don't take reservations for small parties, but the wait goes quickly. The tomato bisque soup was amazing!

    55555 by Della V.


  • AnjI guess they don't like people to order on Happy Hour. Servers come late, are rude.

    33333 by Anj


  • Ryan G.Don't skip out on the antipasti (with bread and EVOO) or the moonshine. You've earned it!

    55555 by Ryan G.


  • Eric H.Order the Pretzel Fondue and wash them down with a beer from their impressive beer list.

    55555 by Eric H.


  • Nate R.Good scenery

    55555 by Nate R.


  • J. Marty N.Get Ma...the Meatloaf!?!

    55555 by J. Marty N.


  • Megan P.Pretty good had the veggie salad

    55555 by Megan P.


  • Lexi H.Steak and pretzels were delicious!

    55555 by Lexi H.


  • M !.Great Beer list! You HAVE to try the pretzel bread & provolone fondue. .. Cheers!

    55555 by M !.


  • Marisa M.Pretzels and fondue is crazy delicious

    55555 by Marisa M.


  • Stacey P.Great restaurant except the chairs are extremely uncomfortable. Too low to the table. Do better.

    33333 by Stacey P.


  • Robin B.Pretzel bites are a must!

    55555 by Robin B.


  • Ryan S.Soft pretzel fondue is a must.

    55555 by Ryan S.


  • Jerr B.Some guys need chain wallets because they’re so badass their wallet is afraid of them & will try to run away.

    33333 by Jerr B.


  • Fitz B.Single Barrel on tap, almost.

    55555 by Fitz B.


  • Pam G.The pretzel fondue is delish, the fried chicken was "just ok."

    55555 by Pam G.


  • Simi F.Extremely tender and flavorful 36 hour ribs. Mmm

    55555 by Simi F.


  • Malcolm B.Mediocre !! Everything looks good but the taste doesn't compare to the price .. Fried chicken was dry and plain

    33333 by Malcolm B.


  • Corie S.The turkey pastrami is delicious! Go for it!

    55555 by Corie S.


  • John E.Pretzel bread Is amazing

    55555 by John E.


  • Ben W.The pretzel bites with Provolone fondue dip appetizer is absolutely, positively as good as advertised.

    55555 by Ben W.


  • Lisabeth M.Turkey sandwich on the pretzel roll is out of this world!!!! A must have!!!

    55555 by Lisabeth M.


  • Brian H.Dear culinary dropout- please invest in free WIFI. The location sucks for 3G/4G (thanks, the business lunch crowd)

    33333 by Brian H.


  • Landry B.I highly recommend the Turkey pastrami sandwich with Swiss cheese on a pretzel roll. Savory.....I also recommend you plan a nap.

    55555 by Landry B.


  • Will C.Pretzels!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    55555 by Will C.


  • ASU's Tempe CampusTry the beef stroganoff or fried chicken. Don't forget the soft pretzels for your appetizer.

    55555 by ASU's Tempe Campus


  • Brian H.I'm digging the turkey pastrami pretzel roll..

    55555 by Brian H.


  • Sara F.Ma! The meatloaf(best thing ever)

    33333 by Sara F.


  • Callie F.Daaamn all the drinks are amazing here, the Moscow Mule was great!

    55555 by Callie F.


  • Callie F.Pretzel and cheese fondue dip is to die for!

    55555 by Callie F.


  • Stephanie S.Try the Pretzal Fondue! So good!

    55555 by Stephanie S.


  • KathrynThe pretzel fondue one of the most amazing things I have ever eaten.

    55555 by Kathryn


  • Michael W.See Alexis! She's amazing and gorgeous!

    55555 by Michael W.


  • Doni C.Need a cab? Call or text me I hand out cold beers and I'm low priced! 480-444-9249

    33333 by Doni C.


  • Farrahyou need to order the pretzel fondue, this is a fact. great happy hour specials, the manager is great - amazing customer service, if you go, you will leave happy :) friends loved the tuna salad.

    55555 by Farrah


  • EzNights O.Need a cab? Call me up i have cold beers in the car! 480-945-0775

    33333 by EzNights O.


  • Kirstin A.pretzels with cheese fondue are amazing!!

    55555 by Kirstin A.


  • Somer P.Best peanut butter chocolate tart ever! Must Try!!

    55555 by Somer P.


  • BillyonsThese pretzels are making me thirsty...

    55555 by Billyons


  • JefeAsk for server Kay, and have her draw a characterture of you..

    33333 by Jefe


  • Jonathan L.The turkey sandwich on the pretzel roll is terrific!

    55555 by Jonathan L.


  • Jennie C.Wasn't my favorite but I'm all about giving it a second chance!

    33333 by Jennie C.


  • Joey B.Come for the atmosphere, watch out for the hair in the drinks and the aloof service.

    33333 by Joey B.


  • Tom J.Tara, our server, knows the menu!

    33333 by Tom J.


  • Christopher B.Smashed Irishman. Name says it all. Great drink!

    55555 by Christopher B.


  • Meredith W.Ask for Johnny

    33333 by Meredith W.


  • Meredith W.Pretzel fondue.. Pork belly cubano.. Turkey pastrami on a pretzel bun.. I'm a very happy girl! :-)

    55555 by Meredith W.


  • John S.Always a great meal and good time! Try the Pretzel and Provolone Fondue!

    55555 by John S.


  • Ami S.Awesome atmosphere...the food is alright

    55555 by Ami S.


  • Dustin T.PBR, get some

    55555 by Dustin T.


  • Joe V.Stress eating!

    33333 by Joe V.


  • Kenneth JThe trout is D-lish!

    55555 by Kenneth J


  • Brock JBells and whistles drink.

    55555 by Brock J


  • Carmen P.loved the pretzel and provolone Fondue!

    55555 by Carmen P.


  • JC T.Its Gross.

    11111 by JC T.


  • Sara B.Pretzel bread...TDF!

    55555 by Sara B.


  • Katie R.Thanks for the tip steve m. I did get the pretzels.

    33333 by Katie R.


  • Jennifer L.yummy gnocchi, carrot cake, and trout

    55555 by Jennifer L.


  • SandyBurger review http://www.examiner.com/burger-in-scottsdale/drop-for-the-pub-burger-at-culinaty-dropout-review

    33333 by Sandy


  • Anthony G.Italian chopped salad is soooooooo good!

    55555 by Anthony G.


  • Jonathan D.Fried chicken is amazing... they don't give you much mashed potatoes though... you might need to order a side and split it with a friend.

    55555 by Jonathan D.


  • Marilyn W.Live music and Pretzel Bites. Need I say more?

    55555 by Marilyn W.


  • David L.Crispy shrimp Caesar salad hits the spot - though the shrimp is battered/fried, there's nothing greasy about it. (And as others have said, YES, the pretzels.)

    55555 by David L.


  • David L.Fried chicken has a distinctly strong honey taste, a little off-putting to me, my wife, & a friend. Nothing wrong with it per se, & perfectly prepared. Just not to our liking.

    55555 by David L.


  • Steve M.If you like Gin get the Velvet Death

    33333 by Steve M.


  • Steve M.The pretzels are ridiculous!!!

    33333 by Steve M.


  • Mark SThe cheeseburger is pretty good too.

    55555 by Mark S


  • Sam S.At happy hour you get $3 mugs of solid craft brews.

    55555 by Sam S.


  • Amanda V.Get the pretzels and fondue!

    55555 by Amanda V.


  • Tyler L.fried chicken!

    55555 by Tyler L.


  • Jessica C.Super delicious food!! Super slow service!!!

    55555 by Jessica C.


  • Jason R.Get the pretzel fondue...

    55555 by Jason R.


  • Marty C.Try the Grilled Cheese Sliders!

    55555 by Marty C.


  • Autumn MThe pretzel fondue is awesome!

    55555 by Autumn M


  • Megan M.If going with a large party, call ahead! They only have 2 or so tables that can accommodate. Very good food! Fondue pretzels and many grilled cheese is the best!

    55555 by Megan M.


  • Joseph W.Great restaurant! Only order the fish & chips if eating light; it's a surprisingly small meal.

    55555 by Joseph W.


  • Josh KAsk for Meg.

    55555 by Josh K


  • PHOENIX MagazineNamed one of the 2010 Best New Restaurants. Try the pork belly Cubano. Don't skip the skillet of hot, gooey apple monkey bread. Order it when your entree arrives, as it's baked to order.

    55555 by PHOENIX Magazine


  • Tom SService was slow, food was great.

    33333 by Tom S


  • True Fish S.Turkey pastrami on pretzel bread paired with a Modus Hoperandi by Ska Brewing is the best thing in my life...

    55555 by True Fish S.


  • Nicole J.Holy pretzel! Yummy!!

    55555 by Nicole J.


  • Tonya G.if you watch entourage, they sell avion. very smooth!!

    55555 by Tonya G.


  • FoodspottingTry the Soft Pretzels & Provolone Fondue

    55555 by Foodspotting


  • Michelle F.Love the Acai Mojito!

    55555 by Michelle F.


  • Ben B.Located 15 mins north of campus. Great atmosphere and all of their menu items are delicious. Wide variety and a great place for happy hour drinks and appetizers.

    55555 by Ben B.


  • Janelle E.Don't let the name discourage you. The food here is kinda pricy for a college budget but worth every penny. My favorite is the house made fettucine! Also they have nearly 50 different beers choices!

    55555 by Janelle E.


  • Kelly TPretzel Fondue, Bacon Bloody Mary, and Fried Chicken: Amazing

    55555 by Kelly T


  • Brad P.It's all about the brown bag special!

    33333 by Brad P.


  • Kennie R.The chef that created the concepts for Culinary was so innovative and creative. This is a one of a kind concpet and really brings a new taste to comfort food! They often have specials and unique menu

    55555 by Kennie R.


  • Tierra W.Fried chicken is DA BOMB! It's fried to perfection and drizzled with honey

    55555 by Tierra W.


  • Trish R.Great happy hour. Try the wine coolers. Ask for Eric and Jenna. Tell them Trish sent you.

    55555 by Trish R.


  • Melissa LEric is sexy!! Luv- tatania!!

    55555 by Melissa L


  • Justin ATHE Best Cocktail -- Try the El Matador

    55555 by Justin A


  • Kim V.If you like cheese (who doesn't?) order the pretzel fondue. Make sure to share!

    55555 by Kim V.


  • erika cBest place to eat and watch the game! Culinary Dropout has a giant projector that they play all the big football games on!

    55555 by erika c


  • Ryan S.Pub burger is messy but delicious!!

    55555 by Ryan S.


  • Mandy Kpretzel fondue

    55555 by Mandy K


  • Michael A.It is like a thousand degrees in that place.

    33333 by Michael A.


  • Christopher M.Cubano is fab - do it!

    55555 by Christopher M.


  • Lindsey JPretzels. Best. Thing. Ever.

    55555 by Lindsey J


  • Braelyn S.Order the pork ribs- sauce made with jalapeño and molasses- not too spicy not too sweet. Meat literally falls off the bone, so delicious. I subbed a salad for my fries too. All meals are under $20!

    55555 by Braelyn S.


  • Renny M.Ask for Valarie

    55555 by Renny M.


  • Giannii JGo to Culinary Dropout and order the Butternut Squash Cannelloni...to die for!

    55555 by Giannii J


  • Jeremy W.Order the pretzel fondue – it will change your life!

    55555 by Jeremy W.


  • cindy t.Fried chicken is great, as are fish and chips. Definitely share the pretzel appetizer. All cocktails are made with fresh and/or in-house ingredients.

    55555 by cindy t.


  • Raj S.Everyone had awesome food - not a single bad item. I had the braised short rib pasta and it was amazing! shrimp po boy was excellent as well the pretzel appetizer was a great starter.

    55555 by Raj S.


  • John C.The chicken hash was excellent as well as different

    55555 by John C.


  • megan d.Definitely try their "The Simple Plan" cocktail! Yummy pear infused!

    55555 by megan d.


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