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The Chuckbox

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American, Bar
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202 E University Dr, Tempe, AZ 85281-3730
+1 480-968-4712
10:30 - 20:00
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Sun 10:30 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 10:30 - 22:00
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72 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is weathered looking inside and out, but don't let that fool you. The burgers were delicious. The patties were thicker and fresher than you'd find at fast food places. The fries were tasty and crisp, but pass by the mushrooms (dripping in grease). There were tables inside and out. They had a toppings bar so you could load... More 

Thank Sarah R
Paranaque, Philippines
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312 reviews
295 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went at an odd time so the line was short. They cook your hamburger over a charcoal grill. You add the condiments yourself.

Thank JimCamacho
Chicago Suburbs
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107 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Saw a review on Y**p that got our attention -- something like the Billy Goat (Chicago) goes Arizona. Very unique place. Distinct atmosphere -- austere. Burgers are cooked on mesquite fire right in front of you. Tasty. Hard working staff.

Thank ChicagoTraveler08
Katy, Texas
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87 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Giant double hamburgers and good atmosphere. The double meat burgers were way too much for a couple in our group. Stick with the single meat burger, fries and a beer. eat outdoors if you can.

Thank VanguardTX
Greater Cincinnati
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there for lunch over the weekend. This place is worth the trip. Best burger I have had in a long time. Cash only! Must try if you are in Tempe.

Thank haskinsbuckeye
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129 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

This is a cash only businesses that offers big burgers and other quick sides. You can add the toppings you want, but be nice. My burger was big, but my onion rings were a bit too crispy, meaning burnt. Not a bad burger joint, with its grill. Decent tap root beer, but $3 is a bit much for a little... More 

Thank DaBiZi
Scottsdale, Arizona
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Went for a quick supper with my Daughter at ASU. She wanted a great burger at The Chuckbox. Food and service was great! I had the TJ Torpeso...yummy!! I loved to see their TripAdvisor awards proudly posted on wall.

Thank Thomas W
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Cool place down in tempe. You order and watch your food made. You can add on items like ketchup jalapeños afterwards. I Got the bacon burger with guacamole. Super good. Real french frys.

Thank RiotMaker88
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62 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

If you're into 2XL greasy homemade burgers , look no further. As simple as it comes menu wise. Just tell them " Juan" sent you

Thank JetSetter4Life45
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

Please oh please don't go a chain when you in the area. Burgers are everything a burger 🍔 person desires. Only cash accepted. Do not make the mistake I did, or one more patty than you think you want or need, or go bigger. Sitting here now writing this review wish I would have went big!!!! Very economical and a... More 

Thank MoonManScott

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 202 E University Dr, Tempe, AZ 85281-3730
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Tempe
  • Phone Number: +1 480-968-4712

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