by Dan D. on
Ugh. Horrible. Food was TGIF quality but three times the price. We were crammed in our seats like sardines with just inches separating the tables. In NYC, there are so many choices. It's best to skip Tao.
by Tonia B. on
De. Lish. Us. Delux was one of the first restaurants I went to upon moving to Phoenix and I have gone back a few times since, mainly at lunch during the work week. It's my favorite burger spot. The atmosphere is slightly on the pretentious side. However, it's very small and pretty cramped. Even at lunch during the week it can feel cramped at a table and there's a big chance of waiting in line awhile. I've sat both inside and outside and felt a little too close to the other tables. It's a little complicated with bigger groups also. The food however is amazing. I always get the same thing, a delux burger and sweet potato fries. I don't care if you are scared of medium rare, you need to try this thing. It's one of the most amazing burger's I've had and I can never finish the entire thing. I'd love to have a mini one. That would be perfect. A regular order of fries comes in an adorable metal mini shopping cart. Also good to note is that by default you do not get just ketchup with your fries. Being a non tomato eater, it's nice to not have to remember to ask for another dipping sauce. Oh the beer list you ask? Phenomenal. Being able to order a red velvet always makes me happy. Unique beer flights make me happy also. I never have room for dessert while I'm there but I did have a friend order the cookies they brag about one time. It was rather hard and I wasn't impressed. That cookie should have been soft and chewy and full of deliciousness. It's a bit on the pricey side, and you typically are going to have to wait awhile and/or be cramped, but if you're not in a hurry, it's worth checking out.
by Fausto Christoforou on
This is such a place of contradictions. Yes, the website makes this place look pretty upscale and class. Yes, in reality it's pretty trashy. Yes, it is a $20 cover to get in. Yes, if you're a woman it usually is (**wink wink) free. Yes, there is an awful lot of booty grabbing and sweaty douches roaming the place. Yes, the hip hop DJs can be damn amazing at times. Yes, more often than not there are much better places to go. Yes, Suite 181 is just one of those places you just have to check out in person to really understand.