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Cowboy Ciao

7133 E Stetson Dr, Ste 1, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-3229 (Downtown Scottsdale)
480-946-3111
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Ranked #96 of 1,010 Restaurants in Scottsdale
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Contemporary, Eclectic, International
Neighborhood: Downtown Scottsdale
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 6th Avenue, just South of Cameback
Transit: The Downtown Scottsdale Trolley is a free service which runs all day and makes frequent stops throughout all the downtown neighborhoods, as well as several Scottsdale and Paradise Valley resorts
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English first
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 via mobile

Went to this restaurant with a group of seven on a business dinner. Really had no negatives. The dinner menu did not have an overwhelming number of choices, but there was enough variety for all. Everyone was satisfied. Prices were maybe a few dollars higher than one might expect, but not out of line with other similar restaurants. Probably not... More

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I know much of the staff (chef and servers) went to open Citizen Public House a few years ago, but it's still a great restaurant. They kept the memorable Chopped Salad, although I can get that at Citizen as well since it's the Chef's creation. I met my husband there on a blind date several years ago so what can... More

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Lakewood, California, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

There is really no other way to describe Cowboy Ciao as anything but unique. There is particular style or class. Their food is very good and the presentation fantastic. I have never before been in a restaurant where every side dish is different and paired perfectly with the entree.

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Oceanside, Ny
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

The service was terrific. We had the chopped salad that everyone recommended and it did not disappoint. We asked the waiter for the recipe and he printed it out, dressing and all, so that we could replicate it at home! The mushroom dish that everyone raved about was just okay, but the Pastrami Style Short Ribs were out of this... More

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Laguna Beach, California
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97 reviews 97 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

8 of us were there for a business dinner. Place was busy and loud, our group was part of the reason it was so loud. Sarah was our server and really worked hard to make sure it was a nice dining experience. We started with the scallops over risotto, cheese plate and duck confit cornbread. Highly suggest this unique cornbread.... More

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Arlington, Virginia
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191 reviews 191 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile

We absolutely loved the fusion combinations--Buffalo Carpaccio, Duck Confit and the mushroom pan fry. The bar menu was equally exciting and the bartender hand-made modern fusion drinks to die for. Prices and service were great-we ended up eating at the bar. I'd recommend a reservation during prime dining time and parking can be a challenge in the area during the... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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54 reviews 54 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We really enjoy the food & atmosphere. For lunch I had the "Open-Face Steak Sandwich" my spouse had "The Stetson Chopped Salad." The meat on the sandwich is excellent, sauce is outstanding. Salad alone worth the trip. You will not be disappointed

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Can't believe I have lived here for a few years and didn't find out about this restaurant until this year. A friends took me saying that it was her favorite place for salad. And it met all the criteria for a great salad....healthy, variety of textures, colorful, and most importantly, so tasty! The name of the salad is the Stetson... More

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Kingman, Arizona
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59 reviews 59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I think the Chef here is so talented that he may forget not everyone has his palette. I just want my food to taste good - not have a-hundred-and-one new and exotic ingredients. Don't get me wrong - the food is excellent and service is impeccable. I just left feeling like I SHOULD have liked it - but it just... More

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Douglaston, New York
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Was there on a Sunday night and was not crowded.Was with a local friend and she said it jumps on Friday and Saturday night with lines out the door. They are famous for the Stetson salad that was awesome!!!!'the mushroom appetizer was just okay.The flight desert (ice Cream ) alwright. nothing special.service was terrible .

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