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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: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 73
    Excellent
  • 74
    Very good
  • 40
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great chicken

We have always liked this place. The fried chicken is really good. It is always busy and the interior is rustic. The prices are reasonable. We were able to sit outside with our small dog but last time told we couldn't. We left...couldn't leave our dog in the car in the heat. We find it hard to find... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
nancy s
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Paradise Valley, Arizona
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  • Large groups
  • Families with children
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Sedona, Arizona
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63 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We happened to read about the Horny Toad in the Highlands magazine published by AAA, and since we were earlier in Glendale, AZ, we decided to take a ride. If you've never been to Cave Creek, AZ, I suggest you visit. It's like an oasis in the far corner of the desert. Driving thr4ough the incredibly tall Saguaro cactus, I... More 

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Paradise Valley, Arizona
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We have always liked this place. The fried chicken is really good. It is always busy and the interior is rustic. The prices are reasonable. We were able to sit outside with our small dog but last time told we couldn't. We left...couldn't leave our dog in the car in the heat. We find it hard to find places that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

I've been dining here weekly for many years. The wait staff is friendly and attentive and remember your preferences. Their fried chicken is made from fresh not frozen whole birds. And their Prime Rib is the best in town. Locals always bring visitors here.

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los angeles
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

6 kids, ordered off kid's menu, "chicken strips", described as white meat breaded, etc..., what we were served was the Dino - shaped frozen Dino- nuggets that you can buy at Costco! Total disappointment, as was my mom's taco salad. My bbq chicken sandwich was "okay". Haven't been here for 20 years, then for dinner which was good then.

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KC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The fried chicken at Horny Toad is really good. Everyone at our table order it and thought it was great. Also, they have good strawberry shortcake. I will go there again next time I am in town.

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aurora
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

What a fun restaurant to go to. If you are looking for a fun night, where you sit at a picnic table and have the best chicken and ribs in Arizona, go to Horny Toad. The food was delicious and the service was great. Fun and affordable place to eat. I would go again.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

The Horney Toad is located in Cave Creek and has an old west feel. For us, one of the best things is that it is not a chain. My son had a cheeseburger, my wife had the pork sandwich and I had the grilled chicken sandwich (buffalo style). The portions were large and the food was very good. My teenager... More 

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seattle
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Stopped by here on a whim. Nice place near the main road. The server was very helpful and friendly. We ordered the whole chicken which was very moist and tasty. The prices are very reasonable and a good value.

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Carefree, Arizona
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We love original restaurants. My husband and I really found a must stop in Cave Creek, AZ called The Horny Toad. The owner Jeff Price is a great guy and really serves up great food. We especially liked the patio and the feel of being out of the city when actually it is only 20 minutes away from the 101... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

The food here is not of the best quality. My chicken sandwich was obviously flash-heated from a frozen patty that was like that of a school lunch. The french-dip beef was cut so thick it was nearly un-dunkable. The cottage cheese tasted like putty-paste. The french fries were soggy. I was told this was a good place for lunch, but... More 

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Additional Information about Horny Toad

Address: 6738 E Cave Creek Rd, Cave Creek, AZ 85331-8640
Phone Number: 480-488-9542
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Cave Creek
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
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse

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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 20
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children
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?