About

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Casual.  Uncomplicated. Superior Amenities. Whether it’s cocktails with colleagues on our patio, dinner with a date or family, or pinned directly in front of one of our 32 high-def televisions for the big game with your friends – you’re gonna love our considerable menu, hearty portions and fully-stocked bar.  We’ve got something for everyone!

Our Award-winning Patio is the popular place to hang in North Scottsdale with multiple, cozy fireplaces, cigar-friendly table service and Mutt Madness  every first Monday of the month. Bring your pups out to meet some friendly pooch pals on one of the best dog friendly patios, and enjoy special pricing on food and beverage for yourself!

ko-kevinodonnellAbout Kevin

Kevin O’Donnell is the founder of K O’Donnell’s American Bar and Grill in Scottsdale, Arizona and part of the management team.  He got his start in the food service industry in California’s Bay Area, where he co-owned a restaurant with his brother.  In 1990 Kevin worked for renowned restaurateur Paul on the staff that opened Ruth’s Chris Steak House in Scottsdale, AZ.

A man of many talents, K-O (as he’s called by friends) is an accomplished professional poker player, earning more than $1.2 million in his professional poker career.  He finished 26th out of 6,733 competitors in the 2006 World Series of Poker and made the final table at the World Poker Tour’s Legends of Poker in 2005.

Kevin opened KO’Donnell’s in 2005, and has made this a true family business; bringing on daughter Jennifer and son Michael to help run North Scottsdale’s best sports bar and restaurant.