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Skeptical Chymist

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$$ - $$$
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
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15688 N Pima Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85260-1921
+1 480-609-8677
11:00 - 00:00
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68 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

When we entered the place was almost completely empty. We almost took that as a bad sign and considered leaving. We stayed and are so glad we did. The food was phenomenal. Each of the six of us loved our food. Even though we had no room for dessert, we had them anyways and they too were exceptional and big... More 

Thank EdithSie
Prescott, Arizona
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Great beer selection, but went on "half price beer" Sunday, and only the special or unspecial? beer is half price. Was planning on having more than one, but could not handle the worst music/atmosphere ever! No wonder is was empty!!

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Calgary, Canada
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142 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Great location close to all the action. Had 4 burgers at our table and every one was delicious. Good bun and ingredient. Meat was juice and well seasoned. Outdoor smoking patio that opens into the restaurant resulting in a stink. Get rid of the smokers and this place could have been a 5. Really good service.

Thank Icedaddy
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I checked my credit card online the day after we ate here to find that the amount on my receipt was LESS than the amount charged on my credit card. I returned two days later to get a correction and was subjected to an unbelievably rude attitude my the manager. Ultimately he did refund the difference but acted as though... More 

Thank Robert L
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Hubby and I stopped in to have a couple of drinks around 7pm on a Wednesday. We had already eaten dinner. He ordered the special $5 pint of Harp and I ordered a Pinot Grigio wine. They only had one glass worth of the wine left in the bottle and no backup. I was bummed but there can always be... More 

Thank MaryGN
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3 reviews
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Service was excellent, beers - extensive menu, burgers were great as was the mussels appetizer. Real pub atmosphere and decor....plus patio with mister

Thank evan k
Scottsdale, Arizona
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2016

First time We tried this Irish pub. We are European and we thought it felt pretty authentic. More surprising, the quality of the food was high. We had the shepherd's pie and the fish and chips and the bread and butter pudding. The beers were obviously very good and the music was really nice. The service was very kind and... More 

Thank Herve B
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2016

Love the food, great bar, can be noisy when there's a band, so sit in the large room on the right as you enter if it's a problem. Real Irish food, perfectly cooked, good wait staff. They know Shepherd's Pie is a lamb dish not beef (that's Cottage Pie) and save room for the bread and butter pudding dessert, easily... More 

Thank Harriet S
Oak Creek, Wisconsin, United States
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242 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised at the authentic food selection in this Pub there was actual lamb shepherd's pie and chicken curry and all the other usual fare but you don't usually find those two in an American Irish Pub. There was also a proper pour for the Guinness, patient with the right amount of head at the top of the... More 

Thank Jeanne V
Cleveland, Ohio
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172 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

A very unique decor with interesting servers...and patrons. We were there midday so we missed the lunch crowd but service was above average, selections were interesting and the Monday $6 burger deal is impossible to beat. We consumed two Rasher burgers, a Belfast Burger and a very unique Gouda Mac & Cheese without so much as a hint of anything... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15688 N Pima Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85260-1921
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Scottsdale
  • Phone Number: +1 480-609-8677

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