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Cow Palace

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28802 S Nogales Hwy, Amado, AZ 85645-9704
+1 520-398-8000
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good30%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible13%
Travelers talk about
“prime rib” (14 reviews)
“walleye” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Southwestern, American, Steakhouse, Bar
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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28802 S Nogales Hwy, Amado, AZ 85645-9704
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Given the cow palace a few chances over the past 2 years and have been let down each time. The place is outdated, dirty and smells as old as it is. I know some people would say that it has rustic charm, but it is...More

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LynnArcy, Owner at Cow Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

I am sorry that you did not enjoy your experience here. We take great pride that we are almost 100 years old! We have worked diligently to maintain the structure and integrity of this Historic building. You mention the "rustic charm" of The Cow Palace...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Easter (04/01/2018) was one of the best in years. I highly recommend the Cow Palace. Staff are the most homiest. Bartender makes us feel at home. Super food. Can't wait to go back to patronage my new friends that work there, and will be...More

Thank Donald C
LynnArcy, Owner at Cow Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much, Donald. I, too, agree that my Chef and all Staff did a mighty fine job! We so appreciate that you enjoyed your Easter Dining with us and look forward to having you join us again! Have a great day! Say Hello, when...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You must remember most reviews out of this area are from retired, cheap and angry retired white dudes. That being said, the food was as intended as was the beverages. Prices are in line with a restaurant in the middle of nowhere. The job of...More

Thank Hammytoss
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No reservation but they have several tables that are never reserved. We were seated right away. 6pm on Friday ! Extensive menu. I had blue cheese burger. The most blue cheese on a restaurant burger to date! Cooked to perfection. Others in our group had...More

Thank bobpilot29
LynnArcy, Owner at Cow Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you, kindly, for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your dining experience with us and look forward to having you visit us again! Happy Trails!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They have whole lobster night on the last Friday of the month. I made a reservation one week ahead of time. I had a choice of a 1 1/4# or a 2# lobster. I chose the smaller one thinking there was no way I could...More

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LynnArcy, Owner at Cow Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, I believe I responded to you directly. Hoping that you will return as my guest. We cut the tail and pull out the lobster meat to assist with the process of eating a whole lobster. The tail meat will most often curl when that...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Okay, so the sign out front is what made me come in. The beer was cold and the steak was so so, the bartender was great (Shelly) service was prompt and on point.More

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LynnArcy, Owner at Cow Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you, for joining us and we are glad that Shelly provided the great service. We hand cut our Rib Eye Steaks and Tops and they are Harris Ranch Beef and they should have a great taste. Let me know the next time you visit!...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well we decided to try the Cow Place for Breakfast during the season. I can sum it up as over priced cold food, poor presentation, with a long wait and just OK service. $50 plus tip ($60) for 3 adults and a child is just...More

Thank William H
LynnArcy, Owner at Cow Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I am terribly sorry that your experience was not a pleasant one for breakfast.We are working on improving this part of our menu. I do however, respectively, disagree when you say "pad the bill" for the price of coffee! $2.79 for coffee is not outrageous...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Instead of a palace, I would call it a Cow Shrine. It's a place that celebrates beef, ranching and cowboys. The beef was very good and the atmosphere was unforgettable. I had the Round Up (ground steak) and my dad ordered the beef top stew....More

Thank Paul R
LynnArcy, Owner at Cow Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you, kindly, for the great review. We appreciate that you enjoyed your meal and the Historic ambiance of The Cow. I hope you do return to try our Prime Rib. Happy Trails and we hope you visit us again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Four of us had breakfast here and the food was cold and bland. First off the server was very nice and professional but the food is another story. The wait time was very long for a restaurant that was not very crowded at all and...More

Thank Paul D
LynnArcy, Owner at Cow Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We do appreciate all comments because it is a way for us to improve. We usually do have very good breakfast quality and during the last few weekends have had some changes in our breakfast cooks....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When to Cow Place last night (March 17) had a reservation for 14 people. We were sitting but then began the wait. Waited for menu, for someone to take our drink order and meal order. Then more waiting for drinks to come and meals took...More

Thank Darrel M
LynnArcy, Owner at Cow Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your comments. We have a very good staff and we are used to large parties. I am sure you waited, the restaurant was full for the evening and we worked earnestly to get everyone their drinks and and food. You had one...More

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Gypsie L M
March 16, 2017|
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Response from LynnArcy | Property representative |
Hi there! You can hop onto I -19 and head South and exit off of Exit 48 Arivaca/Amado Exit and make a right , go to stop sign and make another right and you can not miss us! You can also use the West Frontage Road from Green... More
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I do not have any idea, the best way to find out is to call them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$3 - $22
Cuisine
Southwestern, American, Steakhouse, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28802 S Nogales Hwy, Amado, AZ 85645-9704
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Amado
  • Phone Number: +1 520-398-8000
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Description
The Cow Palace dates back to the 1920's and was once an old general store, commissary, bar, and a great place for cowboys, movie stars and friends to gather. The menu features not only hand cut steaks but also great burgers, salads, fish, Italian and Mexican entrees, bar app's and lots more! The Cow Palace is a Historic bar and restaurant with lots of old world charm, friendly staff and a comfortable atmosphere. Come and Visit Us!
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