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Nate's Cowboy Cafe

American, Bar
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1481 Highway 89a, Clarkdale, AZ 86326-3907
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
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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
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Sedona, Arizona
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is great, but the bread pudding is delish! What a great place to take the family and have a tasty meal.

Thank SedonaJewels
Gold Canyon, Arizona
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had an amazing beef stroganoff meal. Also, on Sunday they have a deal - 2 meals for $12.00, from a small select menu. We didn't have that special. My stroganoff included a choice of a side. I selected the vegetable, which was zucchini, cilantro, & diced tomatoes. You can mix together with stroganoff. It was very good. I would... More 

Thank honeybuckets
Canton, Georgia
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited here after riding the Verde Canyon RR in Clarkdale. We found it through TA. The people were really friendly and the food is great. Locally owned and operated. Wide menu selection pleased my entire family (including kids 9,11&13). We plan to go back!

Thank Regina H
Clarkdale, Arizona
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Steaks were tough. Companion's green chile summer special was made with canned chile and tomatoes, plus heavy on cumin. Another person got the pasta special, and left still hungry, despite the $7 price tag. There were no plates at the salad bar or bowls at the soup dispenser. Baked potato was cold and served with cheap margarine.. Promised biscuits never... More 

Thank SkySwan
Phoenix, Arizona
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been there a few times with other people and food was always a problem. Meatloaf was dry; hamburger was well done as asked; but also totally dry. Bun is just OK. French fries were good. Others in the group ordered food; one returned it because the sauce had a gel-look and was dry. She got another meal and ate... More 

Thank Ursula M
Clarkdale, Arizona
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have lived near Nate's Cowboy Cafe for a few years now and FINALLY made my way over for dinner. Excellent ribs, excellent service (I don't think my iced tea ever went down more than 2 oz before being refilled) and super decent prices. Great location and a great experience. I will definitely be back!

1 Thank Stena1962
Cottonwood, Arizona
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Yes, the food is not what it use to be. They are making their own bread and if you order a hamburger the bread is not like hamburger bun. I had a grilled cheese one day and the bread was not good. It use to be on texas toast.

Thank SandraJS
St. George, Utah
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57 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Nate's cowboy cafe is a favorite of locals and for good reason. Good food and lots of it for a very reasonable price. Due to the arrival of a 40 member motorcycle group, the service was slow and the restaurant rewarded us for our wait by giving us a free dessert.

Thank PabuPuchi
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

We have going to Nates for years and were alway very pleased with the food and service, not to sure what has happened this year but the food has really gone down hill. My husband and father in-law love ribeye steak well for the last three visits it has been so bad they were unable to eat it! Very fatty... More 

Thank Moeduck
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

We were on a wine tour and stopped here for lunch. It was midafternoon so we pretty much had the place to ourselves. We were a party of eight and the waitstaff were helpful and friendly. The food was pretty average for a small town cafe but the staff were great.

1 Thank Karen E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $20
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1481 Highway 89a, Clarkdale, AZ 86326-3907
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Clarkdale
  • Phone Number: 928-639-3838

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