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The Tee Pee

#146 of 2,504 Restaurants in Phoenix
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Camelback East
Mexican, Southwestern
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4144 E Indian School Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85018-5313
+1 602-956-0178
11:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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319 reviews
249 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tee Pee was recommended by the staff at the Aloft Hotel by the airport and so glad they did. Simple and very good Mexican food. Great drinks and a nice outdoor patio. Excellent service.

Thank Jim M
Bandon, Oregon
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128 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were inbetween appointments and wanted to stay near our next appointment address and saw the Tee Pee. We had mexican meals at the bar as the place was packed (that is a good sign!). The service and the food were both good. It is nothing fancy but that doesn't make for a good restaurant anyway and we would definitely... More 

Thank ORbeachdawg
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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125 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I first went to the Tee Pee in the 1980's and was thrilled to go back in 2017. The menu is wonderful as is the staff, and from what I could remember, nothing else had changed. We had a wonderful dinner, with wonderful margaritas. What more can I say? We will go back every time we go!

Thank CHSG_1326
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I make it a point to visit this restaurant when I'm in town. George W. Bush ate here, and I once met John McCain who was on the way out after eating here.

Thank jane c
phx az
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was fair- the service OK. this used to be a really good mexican restaurant. Now- the salsa is too hot, the fajitas were tough and overcooked, and the chili relleno had no egg on the outside---it was a chili with cheese inside. Its fair- and its expensive- we spent 35$ for 2 soft drinks, fajitas and a chili... More 

Thank itsdryheat
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Family favorite. Excellent food and service. Our family had been coming here for decades. We love it.

Thank Maria O
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138 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

An old Phoenix standby. After years and years in Phoenix, the Tee Pee continues to be my go-to place for excellent Mexican Food. No pretentions here just great service and great food. Relax, have a margarita and eat!

Dubuque, Iowa
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

This was our second visit to the Tee Pee. If we lived in Phoenix it would be a go - to place for us. Loved the food. The atmosphere seems like a "everyone knows your name" kind of place. Without a doubt the next time we visit our daughter in Phoenix we will head to the Tee Pee!

Thank cindyfromdubuque
Chandler, Arizona
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95 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

This is a recurring favorite spot for excellent Mexican food, but have previously only been here for lunch. Had the opportunity to try dinner and was not disappointed. Menu is slightly different with the lunch specials not available. But you are still brought yummy chips to start. Salsa is good but a 'hotter' version is available upon request. Margaritas are... More 

Thank Deb B
Austin, Texas
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149 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

I would give the Tee-Pee a 10 if I could. Absolutely great food, big helpings, good prices and superior service. Not an attractive building, but great atmosphere inside. From their wall collection, you can see that it is very popular with celebrities.

Thank Jackson66_12

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4144 E Indian School Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85018-5313
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix>  > Camelback East
  • Neighbourhood: Camelback East
  • Phone Number: +1 602-956-0178

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?