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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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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good30%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible13%
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Southwestern, American, Steakhouse, Bar
$$ - $$$
28802 S Nogales Hwy, Amado, AZ 85645-9704
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Reviewed August 16, 2016

As a local, we've been going to the Cow Palace for decades. Over the past several years "The Cow" has changed hands several times. While the new management is better than some of the others, it is still off the mark. When I took my...More

4  Thank trbpearson
Reviewed August 13, 2016

I have no Idea why servers continue to work when they hate their job! Very unhappy server...never came back to ck. And,acting like we were bothering them when He walked by. Food was so-so.The restaurant itself was nice.... Not sure who owns this place but,you...More

3  Thank Livetoravel
LynnArcy, Owner at Cow Palace, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2016

Uncertain when you visited us, but I have a very qualified service staff here, and I am quite surprised by your comments. We work diligently to provide quality food and service. If you live nearby, perhaps you can revisit us and we can chat about...More

Reviewed July 15, 2016

Decided to try it out on a whim. My catfish was average, coleslaw had went bad, my daughter's order of ribs was more fat than ribs, the calamari was underdone, my wife's sandwich dripped grease, and my son's chicken fingers were overdone. I had to...More

5  Thank hendricksdaniel
LynnArcy, Owner at Cow Palace, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2016

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. I am disappointed that your experience here was not a pleasant one. We use quality products and even our chicken fingers are made from scratch. The type of ribs that we order, generally have minimum...More

Reviewed June 1, 2016

After 7 hours giving out over 10,000 pounds of fruits and vegetables to our neighboring families, it was time to treat our volunteers to a brunch. A dozen of us sat down to a pre-set table and enjoyed excellent service and a varied menu. We...More

Thank invincible1942
LynnArcy, Owner at Cow Palace, responded to this reviewResponded June 3, 2016

Thank you, kindly for your review. Volunteers are special and we are delighted that you enjoyed your breakfast at The Cow Palace. Thank you, all, for what you do! Lynn

Reviewed May 2, 2016

This is a super place for brunch. Weekends are full but it is a destination all week. Paneling, antlers and brands make a homey western Arizona atmosphere.

LynnArcy, Owner at Cow Palace, responded to this reviewResponded May 4, 2016

Thank you for your review, we appreciate that you enjoyed your visit and look forward to having you join us again! Have a great day and we have a wonderful Mother's Day Brunch this Sunday so come back! Lynn

Reviewed April 25, 2016

After finding out that another place we wanted to eat was closed for the evening, we headed over to the Cow Palace. Food was excellent and service fantastic. Highly recommend.More

Thank Andrea F
LynnArcy, Owner at Cow Palace, responded to this reviewResponded April 27, 2016

Thank you so much for joining us at The Cow Palace. We appreciate the fact that you took time to review us and that you enjoyed your dining experience. We look forward to having you join us again. Just to let you know, we have...More

Reviewed April 7, 2016

I recommend this restaurant for there stake very tasty and cooked to perfection, the service is excellent, they welcome you like family

Thank nancy87mgn2016
LynnArcy, Owner at Cow Palace, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2016

Thank you for the nice words and recommendation! We appreciate that you have taken the time to review us and look forward to having you visit us again. Have a great day! Lynn

Reviewed March 26, 2016

After a day of sight seeing stopped here for dinner. We happened to walk-in 10 minutes after the restaurant closed the owner was very accommodating on getting us fed. The steak was very tender and ranch beans very fabulous.

Thank GVGrin
Reviewed March 24, 2016

My husband and I stopped here for a late afternoon Sunday dinner. Service was excellent. All staff were friendly and professional. I had the pulled pork sandwich and it was good. It was served with ranch beans and they were honestly the BEST beans I've...More

Thank NurseNancy12
LynnArcy, Owner at Cow Palace, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2016

Thank you so very much for the review. We are happy that you had a great experience here and we look forward to your next visit. Be Well and Happy Easter! Lynn

Reviewed March 23, 2016

As the name suggests, this is a cowboy bar and grill out in the middle of nowhere. They offer a broad menu and most items are pretty good. The portions are generous and one will see lots of folks packing go-boxes out. The wait staff...More

Thank Jon B
LynnArcy, Owner at Cow Palace, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2016

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us! We appreciate your comments and I am going to speak with Chef Gavin about sausage gravy! Again, thanks for dining with us and we look forward to having you join us again. Have a...More

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Gypsie L M
March 16, 2017|
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
February 19, 2016|
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Response from Mary M | Reviewed this property |
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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
  • Value
Average prices
$3 - $22
Southwestern, American, Steakhouse, Bar
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
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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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