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Birkenstock Arizona - Oiled Leather (Unisex) Reviews

331 reviews
total

Overall Rating:

92%Rated 5 stars

4%Rated 4 stars

4%Rated 3 stars

0%Rated 2 stars

0%Rated 1 stars

Customer Fit Survey:

75% "Felt true to size"

86% "Felt true to width"

71% "Excellent arch support"

317 are "Favorable"

Most Helpful Favorable Review

Posted 7/30/12
Overall Rated:5 stars!
Comfort Rated:5 stars!
Style Rated:5 stars!

Birkenstock sandals come in 3 versions. The version here is from the original design with a cork footbed (no memory foam). It's best to break in your new sandals in the Summer when temperatures are warmer...the foot bed forms to your foot perfectly over time. I've read the reviews and sizing seems to be a concern in some of the comments. Having owned several pairs over the last 20 years I recently discovered that I've been getting the wrong size. The size chart is accurate; however, out of the box they may feel slightly big. You need to have an 1/2" behind your heel (thumb width) and 1/4" in the front. This is a family owned company has been producing sandals over 235 years...you'd think they've figured out a thing or two over that time frame.

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14 are "Critical"

Most Helpful Critical Review

Posted 6/13/12
Overall Rated:2 stars!
Comfort Rated:5 stars!
Style Rated:5 stars!

I agree with another reviewer that "the sizes are 'way off." My shoe size is 7-/2 to 8, so I ordered a 38 thinking it would be on the shorter end of that--and it was way too long! And did not fit at all snugly enough, even buckled into the tightest openings. And although I know "turquoise" covers a wide range of colors, this was more gray than anything, and quite disappointing. So I had to return those, and continue to search for a better size and color.

Additional 326 Arizona - Oiled Leather (Unisex) Birkenstock Reviews

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May 25, 2017

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Anonymous

 

Love these but definitely order a size down.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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May 24, 2017

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Morgan

 

I was a little skeptical of buying such an expensive pair of sandals, but I just ordered a second pair because they are the most comfortable shoes I've ever had! I got them in the mail and wore them my whole vacation without the slightest discomfort! I'm usually a size 8 1/2 but I read a LOT of reviews and went a size down and glad I did! I will forever be a Birk buyer!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt a full size larger than marked

 

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May 22, 2017

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Ka

from Old Fort, NC

I had a pair of these thirty years ago. The fit is fine, but I think I want the soft footbed instead.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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May 22, 2017

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Candace

 

I love these shoes. Not much time to wear them in. They are so comfortable!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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May 19, 2017

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Ann

from NH

This is a classic style which my husband has worn for many years. Quality of Birkenstock is excellent and I love their timeless styles.

Brands I'd also recommend: Clarks

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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May 18, 2017

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Esther S

from Glendale, Az

I received my birkies and was delighted. These were my 4th pair in over 10th years. Wish I could say they were perfect for me. From the inside front on the bed itself is a 't' line which really hurts my feet. Couldn't wear them for more than 10 minutes at a time. :( Called customer service and spoke with Sasha and found an angel! I am able to return, replace with the soft bed and get a little refund back! You could say I'm on cloud nine! So very grateful to Zappos for being the type of company they are. Been with them for years and will continue to be! Thank you Sasha and Zappos!

Brands I'd also recommend: Merrells, Ariat, Earth

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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May 18, 2017

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Anonymous

 

I got the black leather ones for my husband in size 46 (13 to 13.5). He is usually a 13 and these fit him very well with a cm in the front and back. He really likes them and finds the leather a but stiff/thick which he thinks will break in after a few wear. His feet are wide so I got him the normal width. The narrow would of not fit him. This is his first pair and he is enjoying wearing them because they breath well and are comfortable. OT zappos shipping and customer service was amazing.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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May 17, 2017

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Anonymous

 

So comfy & cute! I wear a 6 1/2 & the 37 narrow was perfect

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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May 16, 2017

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Anonymous

from Midwest

Wonderful shoes! True to size, my daughter loves them! Thanks Zappos

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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May 16, 2017

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Crystal P

from Houston

Great sandal. Fit true to size and very fashionable. Takes awhile to break in. I've had them now for two weeks and have almost worn them everyday. They are getting more and more comfortable by the day. Don't be surprised if they aren't the most comfortable at first. That's normal. I wear normal width shoes. If you're a woman buying these I'd suggest to go with the narrow width. The size chart is very accurate also. Buy them!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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May 13, 2017

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AD

 

Second pair of Birkenstock sandals and I love them as much as the first. No break in time required. Super comfortable and felt true to size. Wear them almost every day and my feet have never been happier.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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May 11, 2017

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Anonymous

from Scottsdale Az

Purchased for my husband. He has worn this version for years and likes them a lot. Takes some break in but then perfect he says. Also last for many years, good support and molds to his feet.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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May 8, 2017

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Anonymous

 

Stretch very easily

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt a half size larger than marked

 

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Excellent arch support

 

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May 7, 2017

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Anonymous

 

Incredibly comfortable right out of the box.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Excellent arch support

 

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May 6, 2017

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Carmel C

from Washington State

I really have problems finding shoes or sandals for my feet. After trying another style in Birkenstock in two different sizes I elected to go with Arizona as I already have the same sandal in orange. This time the exceptional customer service representative helped me with online exchange through their chat service. I elected the mid brown with the oiled leather finish. I love them. They make my feet look normal. Now I know that I just need to stick with this style for my feet. They are so comfortable. The only thing I would say is the size is crazy. I fit a 36 which is the equivalent 5 1/2 US. I normally wear a 6 1/2 or 7 wide US. I knew to order the 36 as my first pair were fitted in a store. So I guess think about ordering a size smaller than you would normally wear in another brand.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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May 5, 2017

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JodyC

from MT

This is my sandal. I've been wearing them for over 20 years and just ordered this one from Zappos. It's my go-to sandal. I have one that's well worn and the new one "for nice." Love this classic Birkenstock. With bunions and feet that hurt sometimes, this sandal make everything better. Remember that they should cradle your foot. You should have a little extra room all the way around your foot so it is cradled in the footbed.

Brands I'd also recommend: Birkenstock, Merrell Vapor Glove (wide toe box)

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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May 5, 2017

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Kellie R

from Weiser, ID

I love them, perfect color. Narrow size if you have small feet

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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May 4, 2017

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Jonathan

from Georgia

Birkenstocks are such well known shoes for a reason! Very comfortable once broken in. Sizing may be a bit weird if you have never purchased them before - you want to have a little bit of extra length around your toes and heel since the footbed will shrink slightly as the cork molds to your feet. I would recommend trying to find a pair in person to try on prior to ordering (Alternatively, you can also take advantage of Zappos' excellent customer service if the ones you order don't fit properly!)

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Excellent arch support

 

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May 3, 2017

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Anonymous

 

These are excellent, comfortable, and stylish sandals!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Excellent arch support

 

Poor Support

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Felt true to width

 

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May 3, 2017

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Kelly

from Indiana

After the break-in period with these shoes they've become my favorite sandals! I love wearing them and am already planning on getting other pairs!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Excellent arch support

 

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Felt true to width

 

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May 1, 2017

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Anonymous

 

The color and fit are great. I ordered two colors to compare and felt the black was a little plastic looking but the return couldn't have been easier.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Excellent arch support

 

Poor Support

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Felt true to width

 

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April 30, 2017

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Christina

from Chicago

Been wearing Birkenstocks for years and I love the look for the leather on these. Birkenstocks are worth the money as they hold up so well and can be worn for more than just 1 summer. I have narrower feet and definitely had to buy the narrow fit in this shoe.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Excellent arch support

 

Poor Support

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Felt wider than marked

 

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April 26, 2017

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Anonymous

 

Wasn't sure about the style and fit. I usually wear a 9 sandal. I bought size 39 (womens 8/8.5) and they fit perfect. They did take a day or two to break in. My foot wasn't used to all the arch support. Very comfortable now and I can wear them all day.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Excellent arch support

 

Poor Support

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Felt true to width

 

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April 25, 2017

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Nicole A

from California

Nothing like a pair of Birkenstocks. I get compliments on these all the time. They take a little time to break in and get really comfortable, but it's worth it in the end.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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Felt true to width

 

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April 24, 2017

Cathy B

from Minnesota

Unisex size does not fit the same as women size.

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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