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Papago Brewing

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Papago BrewingPapago Brewing
BEER AVG
3.89/5
Based on:
8 Beers
277 Ratings
Place Score: 95
Ratings: 162
Reviews: 137
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: n/a
Taps: 30
Bottles: --
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

7107 E McDowell Rd
Scottsdale, Arizona, 85257-3315
United States
phone: (480) 425-7439

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @papagobrewing

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Ratings: 162 | Reviews: 137
Reviews by JonathanL7890:
Photo of JonathanL7890
4.65/5  rDev +7.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 3

While in Phoenix for a week on business , I got the opportunity to check out a few good beer bars. I was definitely looking forward to trying Papago since I heard so much about it.
The bar does not have much curb appeal. It is tucked away in a ugly Pink plaza (Papago Plaza). I drove by it twice before I found it.
The place is about 1200 square feet with a nice size bar and a wall of fridges filled with beer. You can get some good stuff, they sell singles and you can mix a sixer or grab a beer and have the bartender open it. They have a solid selection in the fridge. Good cali and Colo selection. Lots of Belgians.
They have 30 taps with about 4 or 5 used by their local homebrews (although they don't brew on premises). Not impressed with their homebrews. I mainly stuck to the micros on draft.
I went here 2 nights and both nights I sat at the bar. The patrons were really friendly. So was the barstaff. The bartenders knew a lot about beer. They always knew the ABV's and gave pretty solid recommendations if you weren't sure what you wanted.
The food is pretty average. I had the pretzels (good), wings (disappointing) , and pizza (really good). The sliders (mini hamburgers made with steak medallions) was highly recommended but I wasn't able to try.

If you're in the Phoenix area you should try this place out. Awesome.

More User Reviews:
Photo of SaisonRichBiere
4.45/5  rDev +3.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 3

Great beer bar in an easy to get to spot. Kind of a pirate ship vibe on the inside with a bunch of big wooden decor elements. Low-key and chill. Huge bottle selection and a ton of drafts. I was able to try a whole bunch of beers thanks to small pour options. I didn't have any food, so I can't comment on that. Awesome spot in greater Phoenix.

Photo of Kylo76
3.76/5  rDev -12.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.5

They do not brew the best beers in town but have an outstanding tap list and a really cool place to hang out. Great bottle selection as well!

Photo of Hop_God
4.28/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4

Photo of Mpontiakos
4.59/5  rDev +6.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

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3.88/5  rDev -10%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.4/5  rDev +2.1%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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4/5  rDev -7.2%

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5/5  rDev +16%

A bottle shop inside a brew pub with decent food. Ok in my book.

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3.5/5  rDev -18.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -13%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

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3/5  rDev -30.4%

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5/5  rDev +16%

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5/5  rDev +16%

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4.3/5  rDev -0.2%

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4/5  rDev -7.2%

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4/5  rDev -7.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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4/5  rDev -7.2%

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4/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of MadMaltMike
3.2/5  rDev -25.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 2.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3

Good selection. The bottle selection in the coolers in back was impressive. The atmosphere was exactly as expected. A good thing. Good knowledge of what's on tap. Not that busy and service was weak. I don't need attention, but I want service. Maybe if you sit at the Bar they'll remember you're in the building. Pass on the beer bites appetizers.

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Papago Brewing in Scottsdale, AZ
95 out of 100 based on 162 ratings.