Keeler’s Neighborhood Steakhouse: Steak, sides, and scenery

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Keeler’s Neighborhood Steakhouse, a highly sought-after addition to the Carefree community, delivers a stellar dining experience with its high-quality steaks, generous portions, and vibrant atmosphere. This cozy yet sophisticated steakhouse offers every steak dish with two sides, ensuring a fulfilling meal. The cocktail menu, brimming with classic favorites with a twist, complements the dining experience, making it a hit among guests.

The steakhouse boasts three distinct patios: the covered patio, the courtyard patio, and a rooftop that offers picturesque views of Black Mountain, creating the perfect ambiance for dining al fresco. Live music entertains guests on the rooftop patio five evenings a week, adding to the allure.

Matt Keeler, the proprietor, emphasizes that while the steak is the main attraction, the menu is designed for personalization, allowing guests to craft their ideal meal. The establishment’s commitment to a classic cocktail program with unique variations, coupled with a layout that includes a bar, two semi-private dining areas, and three patios, underscores its aim to be a social hub for the community. As a family-run business, Keeler’s exudes a welcoming vibe that feels both exclusive and familiar.

“Check, Please! Arizona,” guest Ben Cristoph shared his positive experience, stating, “The salad was great and had flavor,” after ordering salad and mussels. His entrée choice, a medium-rare filet with Yukon potatoes and asparagus, was described as “perfect in the middle, I was impressed. The potatoes were really creamy.”

Another guest, Roni Nassberg, praised the steakhouse for its friendly atmosphere and delicious food, commenting, “Keeler’s house is friendly, the atmosphere is great, and the food is delicious.” Nassberg enjoyed the mozzarella and tomato, describing it as “delicious,” and was equally impressed with her sea bass accompanied by mashed potatoes. Nassberg offered a pro tip, noting that the establishment’s Spanish Village setting aims to deliver a magical dining experience, living up to its promise with every dish and decor detail.

Restaurant address: 7212 East Ho Hum Road, Carefree, AZ

Phone number: (602) 374-4784


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