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Nate's Cowboy Cafe

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1481 Highway 89a, Clarkdale, AZ 86326-3907
928-639-3838
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 43
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Country diner

We ate there last night for the first time. The place was packed at 5:15 pm. Luckily we sat in the last available table. Anyone arriving after us had to wait for a table. We had a cute young waitress who worked her butt off. The service was very good with multiple people helping to fill water... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 30, 2015
Stephen E
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Lake Montezuma, Arizona
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Lake Montezuma, Arizona
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

We ate there last night for the first time. The place was packed at 5:15 pm. Luckily we sat in the last available table. Anyone arriving after us had to wait for a table. We had a cute young waitress who worked her butt off. The service was very good with multiple people helping to fill water glasses, clear empty... More 

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Thank Stephen E
Arcadia, California
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

We had taken the Verde Canyon Railroad and wanted a place to eat before returning to Flagstaff. Nate's was our choice. Although it was dinner time, sandwiches were available. My husband had a very good bbq sandwich and I hot ham and cheese, both of which were very good. Service was excellent.

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Thank Delores J
Yorktown, Virginia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

We had visited Jerome and had a groupon for Nate's cafe so we stopped by for dinner. We were seated immediately and our server was very polite and explained everything we needed to know. We ordered beer that was good and cold an a lemonade. My daughter ordered the salad bar and the rest of us ordered Steaks. The steaks... More 

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Thank drforman
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

The service was horrible it took them 20 minutes to get our Bloody Mary's to us and they were not busy. They tasted like nothing but tomato juice. When we got our burgers they gave us limp lettuce, the tomatoes and onions were slimy and old looking. The French fries were cold and looked like they dug them out from... More 

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1 Thank Misty F
Clarkdale, Arizona
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73 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Nates has great food and and a great staff to start with, but then there are specials most days. We especially like the Sunday specials where there is a list of meals that are a somewhat smaller portion on a special menu. These portions are still plenty and leave a little room for bread pudding....their best desert. This is a... More 

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Thank Jim E
Austin, Texas
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42 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015 via mobile

I had a feeling when we walked in that it was going to be so so. I had the Caleb's Country Fries Chicken sandwich with side salad. This sandwich was humongous and crunchy. They slapped a kraft single and that brought it down a notch. There was not very much sauce so I ended up using some of my salads... More 

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Thank OteroNewlyweds
Moyock, North Carolina
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80 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

Do order the side of ribs with sweet potato fries! DON'T order the meatloaf. PLEASE DO have the BREAD PUDDINGPUTPIDFING

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Thank Sandra A
Cottonwood, Arizona
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Nate provides some outstanding dishes and excellent specials. The prices are very reasonable, and his servers are outstanding! I expect you will be pleased with quality, service, and value. If not, he will make it right! One of our "go to" restaurants in Cottonwood.

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Thank Jess T
Yeovil
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39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

Am on a road trip around the states, and having booked a room in cottonwood, was talking to some girls in a shop in Tempe market. They recommended Nates, and we spotted it as we were passing for Jerome. Like everything in this area, it was a new featureless building. Went in and were seated quickly. Turns out it was... More 

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Thank Woodinblack
Arizona
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

Went Friday and had the fish. Nothing special. I think it was over priced for what you got. Did not finish the meal. Probably will not be back.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1481 Highway 89a, Clarkdale, AZ 86326-3907
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Clarkdale
  • Phone Number: 928-639-3838

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 20
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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