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6738 E Cave Creek Rd, Cave Creek, AZ 85331-8640
480-488-9542
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups

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Visitor rating
  • 65
    Excellent
  • 67
    Very good
  • 40
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fun place for visitors with decent food

Do not expect a fancy dinner here but do expect a pretty good bit of chow. Picnic tables out side are especially nice to enjoy your dinner. Sometimes a country band or singer will be present. On a recent Friday, 4 of us stopped by for dinner. The prime rib was a very generous and delicious cut. Two... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
linda8201
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Scottsdale, Arizona
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Great nastalgic place to dine. Brought family, friends and kids along and the waitress was spot on with drinks and food. If you're visiting at night on Fridays or Saturdays expect to wait as with most restaurants on this strip. Side note: obey the speed limits! While I wasn't pulled over, plenty of folks were.

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Cave Creek, Arizona
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42 reviews 42 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

We love this place. We love the owner. Caring and pride carry this Creeker Institution into an everyday venue for quality food. The fried chicken and fish are ALWAYS hard to resist as are the epic burgers. We always always patronize this CC institution especially in the "lean" summer months when most of the "Creek" is treading water. Great Food,... More 

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Tonto Basin
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

So glad the patio is open! Always great food, atmosphere & service. A 10 on the fun scale! Close to everything.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
Top Contributor
121 reviews 121 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Do not expect a fancy dinner here but do expect a pretty good bit of chow. Picnic tables out side are especially nice to enjoy your dinner. Sometimes a country band or singer will be present. On a recent Friday, 4 of us stopped by for dinner. The prime rib was a very generous and delicious cut. Two folks had... More 

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Longmeadow, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This is a tourist's spot. Worth going just to people watch. Food average, but fun: ribs, hamburgers, salads. We always bring out of town guests.

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Arizona
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

And for what it is it's very good. This is one of four eating spots I always recommend to family and out of town guests. When they ask me for a good place to eat I always answer "It depends on what you're hungry for." Mexican-Go to El Encanto Fine dining with a regional flavor-Cartwrights Barbeque-Bryans Black Mountain Barbeque Now... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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116 reviews 116 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We choose to sit on the patio on a hot spring evening to catch a view of the setting sun. While waiting, we ordered cactus flower marguerites, a new drink for us. Delicious! For dinner: chicken fried chicken, a house specialty, bbq chicken, bbque pork ribs. We opted for the 1/2 portios and had a good quantity of food. The... More 

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Phoenix
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71 reviews 71 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This place was around when I was a kid, and not much has changed, still good food, ok prices, and a spot to take visitors to. A Local history icon, can’t miss here with the family visitors.

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Pittsburgh
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17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

service was excellent. Like the old country decor. Food was average and selection was less than we like.

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Fenton, Michigan
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

it was a nice drive thru the area. Lunch was great. Had the black bean soup & loved it. Nice & renowned place. Quirky setting & fun atmosphere. Worth the drive for just the scenery.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6738 E Cave Creek Rd, Cave Creek, AZ 85331-8640
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Cave Creek
  • Phone Number: 480-488-9542

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?