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Buffalo Chip Saloon

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American, Bar, Southwestern, Barbecue
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6811 E Cave Creek Rd, Cave Creek, AZ 85331-8614
(480) 488-9118
10:00 am - 2:30 am
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 2:30 am
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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Eat before you go!! It's a great place to take out of town guests, enjoy the atmosphere and a few drinks. We took out of town guests, but the food was horrible.

Thank Kristie M
Brookfield, WI
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Whenever we are in town we make sure to check out "The Chip" ... Love the western feel, the fun traditions and night life. Always something fun to do or yummy to eat!

Thank NickiB543
Castries, St. Lucia
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

Very friendly people, good food, family atmosphere - we were made most welcome and had a great time. So we went back a second time for barrel races and bull-riding, but we only saw the latter, plus children's sheep riding.

Thank blackbeauty1951
Genoa, Illinois
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60 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

What a fun place. We went for a night of bull riding and didn't know what to expect. We had a lot of fun. The bull riding was very amateur, more so people signing up to try it on the spot, but it was still a lot of fun. There was also sheep riding for the kids. Live music, a... More 

Thank Megs1981
Chicago, Illinois
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed the free show featuring professionals and amateurs. Seating options for early arrivals include elevated tables/chairs with table servers; later arrivals have the bleachers. About 45 minutes of entertainment, truly enjoyable with the announcers, the judges, and bio's of each rider. Included cattle and mutton busting.

Thank ChattanoogaNB
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40 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

Saw the ad in local advertisement. In Cave Creek not far from Desert Ridge and boy it was fun. They do real live bull riding. Small enough that you can get close to watch or stand back whatever you wish. Real live big long horn bulls!! On Wednesday and Friday nights. Bar, picnic tables and live bands.

Thank AussieOhio
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

Buffalo Chip burned down and they have a small structure where they do all the cooking from and you eat at the outside picnic tables, which was actually a lot of fun! Th BBQ sauce was amazing and that gets 5 stars! I would put that on just about anything! The water was horrible...barely drinkable. The country music Saturday night... More 

Thank sugarcukie
Minneapolis, Minnesota
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Here's the deal, this place is a great experience - even with the main building burned down. The rodeo and music are fun. The food is not good. The idea of a down-home bbq is fantastic but the beans are tasteless, the coleslaw has no zip, and all the bbq (except pork) is below average. The generators and porta-trailer do... More 

Thank Amy J
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

We had a great time at the Buffalo Chip Saloon. Very affordable and family friendly. Bull riding was great as was the live band!

Thank David F
Orange County, California
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46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

The Buffalo Chip is Great Food, Family, Friends, Entertainment, God and Country. The old west lives again from the moment you step on the property. Hungry? Their BBQ is delicious. Thirsty? Great drinks! Music? The Live Band....wonderful! Entertainment in addition to the Band...Bull Riding on down to Sheep Riding for the little ones! Well worth the drive from anywhere!!

Thank Bryan S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Southwestern, Barbecue
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 2:30 am
10:00 am - 2:30 am
10:00 am - 2:30 am
10:00 am - 2:30 am
10:00 am - 2:30 am
10:00 am - 2:30 am
10:00 am - 2:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6811 E Cave Creek Rd, Cave Creek, AZ 85331-8614
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Cave Creek
  • Phone Number: (480) 488-9118

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