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Leave your report cards and school books at home. From the chefs on the line with silver-studded ears and tomahawk hair, to the inked-up, decked-out bar staff mixologists shaking and stirring some of the most creative cocktails, we’re all dropouts here. Culinary Dropout serves the very best in unique gastro-pub fare that quietly seeks out
“We’re not easily definable and even harder to forget.”
future musical venue superstars who wouldn’t mind being paid at the bar in whiskey and pretzel bites. We’re not easily definable and even harder to forget. And we did that on purpose so you could come and hang out. Spend time in our pub enjoying live music over brunch or happy hour. So seriously, come and hang out this weekend.

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Locations & Menus


  • Summer Menu for the Lite Minded
    Sunday, June 1 - Sunday, August 31 | Lunch & Dinner
    Arizona Locations Only

    Stop by for lunch and discover the lite side of Culinary Dropout. We may not always seem like a place to ‘eat well’ but believe it or not, we have dishes that won’t make you feel as guilty as when you ate those two orders of pretzels of cheese…to yourself (we don’t judge). Learn More >

  • World Cup Happy Hour: Go USA!
    Tuesday, July 1 | 1PM-6PM
    Culinary Dropout - scottsdale

    Watch the USA game at our Scottsdale Waterfront location and enjoy a World Cup Happy Hour: 1PM-6PM. View Happy Hour Menu >


The secret to our success is listening to our guests...a lot.
- Sam Fox, Founder
Go ahead, yell at us. Or praise us. Or give us an idea, or a recipe you’d like to see, or tell us about an employee who did a great job. We love feedback and thrive on it; it’s the most important way we can learn and get better. And don’t think we won’t read it. We’ve received some of the most valuable ideas and feedback we’ve ever gotten from this little response form.