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Tonto Bar & Grill

5736 E Rancho Manana Blvd, Cave Creek, AZ 85331-8513
+1 480-488-0698
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“sand dabs” (30 reviews)
“corn chowder” (44 reviews)
“salad” (133 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5736 E Rancho Manana Blvd, Cave Creek, AZ 85331-8513
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nice ambiance, friendly service. Loved the lamb corn husk appetizer and the filet mignon special was very good, it had a nice bearnaise type sauce, the crab on top was a tad dry and over salted. I would recommend and return.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank bukagirl
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Love everything about this place. Intriguing menu and fabulous views. Great for celebrating specials occasions. Once was a pony express stop and history with pictures are in the bar.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank lisa44420
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A diverse menu of consistently excellent food: sushi, schnitzel, steaks, salmon, soups, entré salads....hamburgers, tacos. You can’t go wrong.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank tedampmeganl
Reviewed 6 days ago

We weren't disappointed in this recommendation from Tom and Debby Kinsella of Full Circle Ranch B&B Inn: the food was very good. We enjoyed the outdoor seating and ambience, too. However, if you're in a hurry, be forewarned: it took forever to get our lunch...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Deenie C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visit this area every couple years. This used to be one of favorite places to eat. The service was very good but the reuben sandwich we shared was very disappointing. Too much fat on the meat, too little sauerkraut, and very greasy bread and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Theresa P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to sit outside and enjoy the views. Foot was awesome. Service very good. Nice place to take out of town folks for lunch or dinner.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank babydollkc721
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a nice atmosphere and busy restaurant. The food was good, service very good and friendly. We did not want 'big food' so looked for different ideas. Enjoyed the soup as a main another starter for mains.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Terri J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We both had delicious salads, but the desserts were the highlight of the meal. The prickly pear ice cream and the lemon meringue pie — yum!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Steffenzei
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Made famous by the Rolling Stones, the refrain from "You Can't Always Get What You Want" reverberated in my mind as we faced the age old dilemma famous in winter dining in Arizona - heat or no heat? We'd been careful to make our reservation...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank SobremesaStudios
Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

Truly special thanks to Tonto staff. I put into my reservation on Open Table that it was our anniversary. We were seated right next to the fire place, which is not too hot thanks to a glass screen. Our meals were delicious and the wait...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank maryalicet2014
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January 20, 2018|
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Response from TontoBarGrill | Property representative |
Sorry for the delay in getting back to you. Yes, we have amazing views on all 3 of our patios as well as the main dining room.
November 15, 2016|
Response from TontoBarGrill | Property representative |
Hi Coxbjcox, Thank you for your inquiry about Christmas. Unfortunately we will not be open Christmas day but we will be serving all day Christmas eve. Warm regards, Brittany Peters Manager
March 17, 2015|
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Response from TontoBarGrill | Property representative |
Yes, we do offer Happy Hour daily from 3-6 pm. Join us from 3-6 p.m. daily in the bar for Happy Hour. Enjoy $1 off draft beers, $8 well martinis, $5 well cocktails and featured wines, $6 Tontoritas and $5 appetizer... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $32
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Television, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar scene, Scenic view, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5736 E Rancho Manana Blvd, Cave Creek, AZ 85331-8513
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Cave Creek
  • Phone Number: +1 480-488-0698
  • E-mail
Tonto Bar & Grill is built on a strong foundation that transcends most restaurants’ missions. Not only do we take great pride in our food, drinks and service – all of which are consistently outstanding – we also aim to preserve Arizona’s heritage through our cuisine and by sharing the stories of our property’s past. We fuse Southwestern and Native American ingredients and present them in a warm, welcoming atmosphere rich in Arizona lore. Banquet facilities, weddings and off-site catering available. The undulating grass area between the 11th hole of Rancho Mañana and the Sunset Patio is ideal for a romantic wedding reception. Views abound in every direction, showcasing the lush Sonoran desert and the southern rim of the Tonto National Forest. Picture yourself standing on the emerald green grass, which acts as a natural amphitheater and is framed by a massive eucalyptus tree, native mesquite trees and the Andora wash. Weddings of any size feel perfectly nestled in this natural setting of the historic Rancho Mañana Ranch. After your ceremony, you may stroll just a few steps to the 11th tee box for your picturesque reception under the desert sky.
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