Doughbird on 4385 E Indian School Rd is one of the numerous restaurants situated on the corner of 44th street and the southwest corner of Indian School Road. Doughbird is newer than the other restaurants in the stretch but it is slowly managing to attract a steady following. It specializes primarily in rotisserie chicken and pizza, although an array of appetizers is also available, which explains why the restaurant was aptly named Doughbird.
Doughbird is simple yet comfortable and the food served here is tasty and flavorful. If you want to fit a quick bite into your busy schedule, Doughbird is a great place to stop by every now and then. The interior of the dining room is large enough to accommodate a large group and the team-style friendly service will make sure that your needs are taken care of efficiently.
The décor is extremely contemporary and is characterized by an unusual mix of warehouse components and cafeteria style décor. The tables and chairs are well spaced out and the broad windows and high roof allow fresh air to breeze through as you are enjoying your meal. This bright and charming setting feels as comfortable as though you were enjoying a meal in your backyard.
📋 Pizza | Chicken | Sides
The pizzas on rotation are varied, consisting of 12 to 15 different flavors to choose from. Some of the varieties available include crispy pastrami made using pickled mustard seeds, purple kale, rye and aged gruyere; Barbeque beef, Bacon and truffled eggs, Wild Mushroom, and Brussels Sprouts, which is made with glazed bacon, pistachio, melted sweet potato and a healthy portion of mozzarella cheese.
Four slow roasted rotisserie options are also available and are usually served alongside comfort sides and unique sauces that are served separately. The rotisserie selections on hand include the Rocky Free Range Chicken, which is available as whole or half, as well as the Creekstone Prime Rib.
🍽 Food Variety
Chicken shows up consistently throughout the menu even in the salads, sandwiches, and in the entrees which come with sides and a range of tempting flavorful sauces. The signature side dishes for entrees include roasted potato wedges and cauliflower mash while the sauces comprise of umami, Jamaican jerk marmalade, and cucumber feta yogurt. Sometimes the entrée options include fish dishes but it depends on the availability and demand.
On those rare and cold days in Phoenix the Green Chile Chicken Soup will do the trick.
The bar on site serves a variety of wines, specialty cocktails, and beers. The Gin and Tonic #22, which is made using fever tree Mediterranean tonic, Montenegro, Lime, Mint and Nolet’s gin is definitely worth trying. To top off your experience, desserts such as the Warm Butterscotch Cream Cake and “The Elvis” can be made to order.