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“Food needs help.”

Buffalo Chip Saloon
Ranked #8 of 82 Restaurants in Cave Creek
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed October 30, 2013

Overall the experience is pretty cool. We took our 3 kids and watched the bull riding, then went in for some food. They had a really good band and the place has a really fun decor.

The food was lacking however. The brisket tasted like pot roast and the pork was dry. When we got the food it was cold and when they took it to be heated up I asked if it would dry it out. The waitress said she didn't know. When it came back out, it was dry. The waitress just shrugged and left the table. She also had really long hair, and it hung loose, brushing over our food.

So, it was an interesting place, but not a place for great food.

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Reviewed October 26, 2013

Atmosphere is loud, crazy. ..and beer drinkin' fun. Sawdust on an old wooden floor and loud fun country music playing, ...dining at large chunky wooden tables (inside)...and old cowboy boots hanging from the rafters. This was a great dining experience for the Cowboy in everyone! We had a group of 9 that sat down for an 'all you can eat' Friday night fish fry basket. You can even mix your fish selection...trying walleye, to perch, to catfish ...and other. The menu was varied with a lot of choices. Our dinners were very good, service excellent (even though the place was crazy busy) ...and we had an all around great experience. After dinner we walked out back to watch live bull riding. ...bring your cowboy hat and wear your boots.....you'll fit right in ...FUN!!

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Reviewed October 19, 2013

Don't get me wrong, this place could be really fun and might be if you come here to have a few drinks and watch the bull riding. It has a musty smell and an impression of not being terribly clean, and the food was simply horrible. My husband's ribs were awful, as was my fried chicken and the coleslaw. Biscuits with honey were the best things on the table. Definitely would not go back to eat here.

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Reviewed October 14, 2013

This is the wild west at it's finest (my vote for the Scottsdale/Cave Creek conflict is firmly with Cave Creek, mostly for this place!) Dinner (fish fry or barbeque, recommended) at long picnic tables on dirt floors, a honky tonk western band, then out back by the firepits for the rodeo. Where else do you go for an evening of dinner and dancing and watch an actual rodeo?

I only gave a 4 because the food is good, not great, the dining room is crowded and first come firs t serve, and you sort of have to fend for yourself (as you would at any bar) finding a place to sit and push through the crowds, later at night. But the service is pretty good, and the overall experience just can't be missed.

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1  Thank Wine-travl-luvr
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Reviewed October 14, 2013

This is a fun place to hang out, dance, and have a couple of drinks. However, the food leaves a lot to be desired. I had the BBQ platter, and it was pretty much inedible. The pulled pork had a wicked aftertaste, and the brisket was little dry slices of grey with no taste. The sausage was good, but then again one has to go way out of their way to screw up a sausage.

There are other restaurants in Cave Creek with much better food.

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1  Thank hopeful_in_az
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