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“Good food, great music...” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Big Nose Kates Saloon

Big Nose Kates Saloon
Ranked #1 of 21 Restaurants in Tombstone
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Brunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Texas
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Good food, great music...”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2014

The food was good and timely considering the crowd. The old fella playing music was very talented, sounded great, and funny to boot. Fun atmosphere and even kid friendly.

Visited August 2014
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Slow service but expected that for a holiday weekend.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2014 via mobile

We were quite confused when walking in and expected a hostess but it was more of a race to find an empty table on our own. We sat for about 20 minutes before the waitress came by to give us a menu. We ordered drinks, lemonade was fresh and the kids enjoyed it. About another 15 minutes went by and the poor waitress came back to take our order. I got the Reuben which was delicious! The corned beef was piping hot and so tender. My husband unfortunately got a burger, he said "eh" when I asked him how it was. Typical American fare the rest of the order but I would recommend the Reuben for sure. Not sure we'll stop by again.

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Prata di Pordenone, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
“Food is just not good”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2014 via mobile

Came in on a very busy Saturday for lunch. It's a seat yourself, which makes no sense because the restaurant is very large and busy. The waitresses don't seem to work zones, instead they are all over the place. When we were finally noticed, it took another 15 minutes to get drinks and our food order in. The burger we ordered was horrible, the kids chicken was really bad. The fries were disgusting. Everything was obviously frozen junk. The only edible thing was my wife's rueben, it was ok. I would absolutely look for somewhere else to dine!

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Huntington
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“What a great time!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2014

We were taking friends from Brooklyn to visit Tombstone. I checked out tripadvisor and Big Nose Kates got good reviews. We went for lunch on a quiet Tuesday. We were not disappointed. Everyone is dressed in period costume as cowboys or bar girls. There was a singer with a great variety of tunes. One couple started to dance to the music! Our waiter was funny and suggested what food was good. My wife and I shared a Ruben sandwich which was superb! The corned beef was perfect and plentiful! the rest of the sandwich was perfect.

Our friend had a "Curly Bill's Brisket Sandwich" He downed every last bit and loved it. The portions are not skimpy, so unless you are really hungry you may want to share it. The fries were good and fresh.

We got to talking to the waiter, mentioned that our friends were from Brooklyn and he introduced us to Steve, the owner, who hailed from the Bronx. We chatted for at least 30 minutes and he told us of owning the place for the last 40 years. He then had us dress up in great coats, Stetsons and shot guns and had our wife's sit on the bar with us behind the bar. The pictures were great! When I asked if there was anything for dessert the waiter suggest whiskey.

The food was great and the prices very reasonable. The staff was wonderful! We will definitely be going back the next time we are in Tombstone.

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Tucson, AZ
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“Fun place, good food!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2014

We recently visited Big Nose Kate's and what fun we had! Live music, great historic decor and good food. They even get you posing for pictures with all sorts of props there. Really fun! Good service as well!! Prickly Pear Margarita was great!

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