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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 #116 of 1,008 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
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Downtown Scottsdale
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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Oceanside, Ny
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

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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78 reviews 78 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

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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187 reviews 187 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 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
3 helpful votes 3 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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58 reviews 58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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Victoria, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

The chopped salad is the best I have ever had!! Every trip we make to Phoenix, this is always on our list. A great way to end an afternoon of shopping! The martinis are also to die for and the service is always prompt and friendly. You can't do Scottsdale without doing Cowboy Ciao!

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Calgary
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Totally agree with previous reviewers. The Stetson salad is bar none the best salad ever! Other menu items were awesome as well. Ray the server one of the best servers we have had. Will be returning and highly recommended.

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Calgary, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Cowboy Ciao has a great relaxed ambiance and unique decor, but the food has an upscale flair. Their famous Stetson Chopped Salad was worth the drive alone. In fact, I never order salads for dinner but this was one of the best meals I had while in Arizona (paired with their Asiago Ciabatta - amazing). The restaurant also has space... More

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