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Menu

SALADS‎
Dinner Salad
Bed of crisp lettuce, tomato, wedges, cucumber croutons & vegetables (carrots, celery, mushrooms) choice of dressing
$5.95
Taco Salad
Your choice of chicken or taco meat on a bed of lettuce, covered w/ cheese, tomato & black olives. Served in a shell bowl w/ guacamole, sour cream & salsa
$9.45
Chefs Salad
Strips of ham & turkey, 2 kinds of cheese, tomato, egg body corn etc
$9.45
Horny Toad Chicken Salad
Charbroiled breast of chicken cut into strips on a bed of lettuce, fresh fruit, crisp vegetable cashews. Chef don recommends honey sesame dressing
$11.95
Salmon $13.95
Caesar Salad
Crisp romaine lettuce, tossed w/ caesar dressing. Topped w/ parmesan cheese & tomato wedges
$7.95
Chicken $10.95
Salmon $12.95
Cobb Salad
Romaine lettuce, diced chicken breast, blue cheese, avocado, bacon tomato & egg. Choice of dressing
$11.95
All salad dressing & BBQ sauce can be purchased for take- out
Soup De Joor
Served w/ vintage crackers
Cup $2.50
Bowl $4.00
Cheese Crisp
6" Corn tortilla baked w/ cheese, onion & tomatoes
$1.75
Taco
One‎ ground beef taco in a corn tortilla shell
$2.50
OTHER STUFF‎
Hot Wings or BBQ Wings
$7.95
Potato Skins
Stuffed w/ cheddar cheese, bacon bits & olives. Served w/ sour cream
$7.95
Cream Cheese Jalapeno Poppers
$6.45
Chili
Our own award wining recipe. Served w/ vintage crackers
Cup $2.75
Bowl $4.50
Cheese & onions $+0.50
Basket of Fries
$2.50
Onion Rings
$7.45
Deep Fried Zucchini or Mushrooms
$6.95
Combos Appetizer Basket
Onion rings, deep fried zucchini & deep fried mushrooms
$10.95
Garlic Bread
$2.50
Baked Spud
$2.50
BAR-B-QUE‎
Cooked over mesquite charcoal, basted w/ our homemade suce, served w/ coleslaw & our fries
BBQ Beef Ribs
Monday night all you can eat, but
$16.95
Salad $+1.00
BBQ Baby Back Pork Ribs
Full rack (2 lb) $25.95
Half rack (1 lb) $16.95
Salad $+1.00
Beef & Pork Ribs
$21.95
Salad $+1.00
BBQ 1/2 Chicken
$12.95
Salad $+1.00
OUR FAMOUS‎
Fried Chicken
With our fries & coleslaw
Half chicken $11.95
Whole chicken $16.95
Pork Chops
Two boneless center cut grilled pork, chops. Served mashed potato, veggie & applesauce. Choice of soup or salad
$13.95
Homemade Meatloaf
Served w/ mashed potato, veggie & gravy. Choice of soup or salad
$12.95
Chicken Fried Steak
Choice sirloin, breaded, deep fried, covered w/ genuine country gravy. Served w/ mashed potato & veggie. Choice of soup or salad
$15.95
SEAFOOD‎
Deep Fried Icelandic
Freshly breaded, served w/ tartar sauce, our kind of fries & coleslaw
$14.95
Broiled Icelandic Cod
Seasoned w/ thinly sliced onion, lemon juice & dry white wine. Served w/ veggie & potato of the day. Choice of soup or salad
$15.95
Mesquite Grilled Salmon
Choice of baked potato or spinach rice, veggie of the day. Choice of soup or salad
$17.95
Liver & Onions
Beef liver grilled tom perfection topped w/ sauteed onions & bacon. Served w/ mashed potato & veggies. Choice of soup or salad
$12.95
Carne Asada
Mesquite broiled slices of tender top sirloin or grilled chicken breast w/ ranchero sauce, spanish rice, a flour tortilla & cowboy beans
$16.95
Fajitas
Your choice of steak or chicken w/ onion & green peppers. Served w/ guacamole, cheddar cheese, sour cream, our special salsa & hot flour tortilla
$16.95
Hamburger
And we dont, need no secret sauce
$8.95
Cheese $+0.50
Fries
Potato salad
Coleslaw
Cottage cheese
Horny Toad Burger
Smothered w/ cheddar cheese & bacon, topped w/ our own BBQ sauce
$9.95
Fries
Potato salad
Coleslaw
Cottage cheese
Tiajuana Torpedo
2/3 Pound of hamburger stuffed w/ green chities & cheese
$10.95
Fries
Potato salad
Coleslaw
Cottage cheese
Mushrooms Swiss Burger
Piled high w/ mushrooms & swiss cheese
$9.95
Fries
Potato salad
Coleslaw
Cottage cheese
FRIDAY NITE SPECIAL‎
Deep Gried Icelanic Cod
Served w/ tartar sauce, our fries & coleslaw
$14.95
All you can eat, but no doggie bag no substitutions
STEAKS‎
All steak served w/ baked potato, cowboy beans & garlic bread. Choice of soup or salad
8Oz. Top Sirloin
$15.95
Soup
Salad
Smothered in sauteed sliced mushrooms $+2.00
Smothered in sauteed onions $+1.00
10Oz. Flat Iron Steak
$19.95
Soup
Salad
Smothered in sauteed sliced mushrooms $+2.00
Smothered in sauteed onions $+1.00
12Oz. Rib Eye
$21.95
Soup
Salad
Smothered in sauteed sliced mushrooms $+2.00
Smothered in sauteed onions $+1.00
All steaks are lightly seasoned & mesquite grilled
PRIME RIB‎
12Oz. Cut
Oven roasted to perfection. Served w/ au jus, horse radish sauce, baked potato, vegetable of the day & choice of soup or salad
$19.95
DESSERTS‎
Strawberry Shortcake
Baked fresh daily..... you’ll love it!
$7.45
Homemade Apple Cobbler
Served warm w/ cinnamon swirl ice cream.
$7.45
Hot Fudge Brownie Sundae
$7.45
Specialty Dessert
Ask your server
$5.95
Ice Cream
Vanilla, chocolate & cinnamon swirl
$2.50
Strawberries $+ 0.75
Hot fudge $+0.75
OUR HOUSE WINES‎
Blush
By the glass
By the 1/2 liter
By the liter
Burgundy
By the glass
By the 1/2 liter
By the liter
Chablis
By the glass
By the 1/2 liter
By the liter
About
Cave Creek's Community Restaurant Since 1976. Located in historic Cave Creek serving award winning Fried Chicken, BBQ, Steaks and Strawberry Shortcake. Family friendly restaurant and pet friendly patio seating. Home of the Cave Creek's Christmas Company - only year round Christmas store in Maricopa County! Host your next event or just come to watch your favorite team on our 11 TVs. NFL Viking's fan? We are your place! Come watch all Vikings games!
PRICE RANGE
$5 - $20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Southwestern, Bar
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ordered take out because I am not comfortable that restaurants are safe with COVID 19. Arrived on time. Two individuals drinking in the pick up area without masks. Three individuals in line for pick up without masks., An individual going to there bathroom walks through...More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed April 17, 2020 via mobile

We did a pick up for lunch during covid19 quarantine and sat on one of the picnic tables. We had the mushroom burger and quesadilla with carne asada. Both were delicious, especially the burger. It was half a pound and very juicy....probably one of the...More

Date of visit: April 2020
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Reviewed March 18, 2020

This is a restaurant and bar that has been here a long time. It caters to both locals and tourists. I eat here often and enjoy the whole chicken dinner that you can share.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed March 17, 2020 via mobile

This is an awesome restaurant with an awesome atmosphere. I visit Cave Creek twice a year and always stop in at the Horny Toad since the food here is so delicious. I recommend this to anyone interested in authentic western foods

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 16, 2020 via mobile

Good place to eat, fun atmosphere, good service. We had a fish sandwich and a Reuben, both were good. We recommend this restaurant. They also have a nice gift shop.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 15, 2020 via mobile

Would definitely recommend this. Very fun experience and quirky Decour. The food was very good, but not great. We had the fried chicken and ribs. The fried chicken was very good. The ribs were affair with a Carolina type sauce. My husband had the brisket...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 14, 2020 via mobile

We just stopped in to have a drink..all the food coming out of the kitchen looked amazing..our next trip back we are stopping here for sure

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed March 10, 2020

Today we ate a late lunch at the Horney Toad. Overall, the experience was good but we left the restaurant talking to ourselves. My wife and I live in Sedona and came to the valley to visit longtime friends from Juneau, Alaska. Our friend ordered...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 2, 2020

It was a beautiful sunny day in Cave Creek and being from the Midwest my husband and I took advantage of the weather by eating on the patio at Horny Toad. We had a sandwich and frys, both were great. Good service and clean. A...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed March 1, 2020

This pains me to write this but for the first time, I was very disappointed in this restaurant. We were seated promptly, ditto with first waiter contact, who gave us drinks and came back to get our order. Then, a long wait ensued. For basically...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Annette H
September 13, 2016|
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Response from nomad5253 | Reviewed this property |
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March 18, 2016|
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Response from shelleyu2014 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, It seems they might have music there, on the patio at nights not sure which nights or how often..a lot of bars up there do have music tho.
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