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Horny Toad

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Southwestern, Bar
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6738 E Cave Creek Rd, Cave Creek, AZ 85331-8640
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Shelby Township, Michigan
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went to the Horny Toad restaurant for Dinner the food was Great. The restaurant has a cool atmosphere & they also have an outdoor patio for Dining. If your in the area you will enjoy this restaurant.

Thank jason b
Carefree, Arizona
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is one of the oldest restaurants in Cave Creek so they must be doing something right, but it does nothing for me. Standard Cave Creek pub grub that is no different from a dozen other establishments in the immediate vicinity. Some find the indoor bar atmospheric but it seems dreary to me. They do have a very nice outdoor... More 

Thank ApacheTrout
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This place has been there for 40 years and the fried chicken is the best...never dry and always perfect with generous portions!!!

Thank mcgraven
United States
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot. Friendly service. We had a horny toad burger and a cheeseburger. Awesome. Mesquite grilled. Patio and indoor dining available.

Thank Sydney1015
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was very good but the service was indifferent. I had brisket, baked potato, cowboy beans. The greeting was indifferen, the servers attitude was indifferen, and as we left the bartenders attitude was indifferent. We've been going here for many years and not certain we will return not because od the food but because of the staffs attitude.

1 Thank David C
Prescott Valley, Arizona
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174 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first visit to the Horny Toad was enjoyable. The decor is interesting and the beer was cold. We shared the quesadilla and fries and both were very good. Looks like this would be a fun place on weekend nights.

Thank Greg P
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rustic restaurant with excellent service and food was well prepared and very tasty. Variety of menu items for all ages and very reasonable prices

Thank svenEdmonton
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

I came here with my family while on vacation and it was a cute place. You feel like a local here. The food and service were good as well.

Thank Danielle P
Sherwood Park, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

I was told it's the best chicken in the USA. Quite possibly is! Great meal at a very reasonable price. Nice clean restaurant with friendly staff. Good menu and a variety of beers on tap. Recommend you try it. A lot of the sauces are home made. The portions are very generous so go hungry.

Thank Stephen K
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141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

The special was chicken fried chicken with mashed potatoes, white gravy and corn. Absolutely delicious. We also had the cheese crisp (6" round corn tortilla) and it was excellent. The specialty cocktail with vodka and mango was great; however, the "premium" house merlot was just average and I wouldn't order it again. Atmosphere and ambiance arerustic/western and very very comfortable.... More 

Thank azpoet

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Southwestern, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?