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Cow Palace

$$ - $$$, American,
28802 S Nogales Hwy, Amado, AZ 85645-9704
+1 520-398-8000
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good29%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (13 reviews)
“walleye” (4 reviews)
“burgers” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 8:00 PMAll hours
Southwestern, American, Bar
$$ - $$$
28802 S Nogales Hwy, Amado, AZ 85645-9704
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We tried this place several times years ago and it was mediocre at best and closer to bad; everything poured right out of a bag. Gave it a couple of tries and never went back. Friends asked us to meet them there last night and...More

Thank jeanb1876
LynnArcy, Owner at Cow Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so very much for your kind review! Yes, we are working hard to get The Cow back in the saddle! I have a Great Executive Chef and Sous Chef and together with the rest of my Team we are continuing to provide great...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Country atmosphere, friendly service, great food. If your in the area, stop it in! All around great place from individuals, to families,

Thank Rookierb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a full service restaurant. It stopped doing breakfasts a while back but may have restarted with the return of the winter visitors. Full service bar. Food is generally good to very good but sometimes there's a new cook who's learning. Right at the...More

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 12 December 2017

This is a great Family Restaurant in a tiny Southwest Arizona Town. We had Dinner on a Saturday Night and it was simply wonderful. Had the special Prime rib and a fantastic Margarita! There was a live piano player that did a great job. The...More

Thank marsaladenver
LynnArcy, Owner at Cow Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the wonderful feedback. We are so happy that you enjoyed your visit here. I have a Super Team here who work very hard to provide you with a great dining experience. Again, thank you, kindly. We hope to see you...More

Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Went down for their walleye and catfish and as first timers to this restaurant we wanted to check it out. Fish nights seem to be the special menu item for several different eateries in the Green Valley/Amado area. Not just for Friday nights anymore.

Thank kc4ness
LynnArcy, Owner at Cow Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2017

Hi there! Thank you for joining us. We have a wide variety of menu items for you to choose from, burgers, steaks, Mexican dishes and Italian fare! So thank you for coming and we look forward to having you visit us again. Happy Trails! Lynn

Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped for lunch, wife mother in law and I. The girls ordered nachos and I ordered a Tucson sandwich. I may have the name wrong. Thier nachos were too much for the two of them to finish. They seriously barely put a dent in...More

Thank Mike S
LynnArcy, Owner at Cow Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

Thanks so very much for stopping by! We thank you for taking the time to write a great review! I hope that you come back and join us again. Happy Trails! Lynn

Reviewed 25 October 2017

This place has been around for a long time. Reason - great customer service and most of my food was very good. I questioned the gravy on my freshly mashed potatoes - but it probably my lack of having such a luxury.More

Thank mrspokane
LynnArcy, Owner at Cow Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

Thank you so very much for your Kind review! It is nice to see our guests enjoy their time here. We look forward to having you visit us again. We make our own gravy, both country style, mushroom and brown. So we are glad that...More

Reviewed 13 October 2017

we try this restaurant each time we visit green valley and it has been kind of a hit and miss. This time is was a hit. the chef the have now is much better. I had the chicken Alfrado and it was excellent. my husband...More

Thank gjfWashington
LynnArcy, Owner at Cow Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

We are so very pleased that you visit us here at The Cow Palace. Yes, Chef John and his crew are doing a great job and we appreciate that you recognize this! Thank you for taking the time to review us and we hope to...More

Reviewed 4 October 2017

A group of us went for lunch. The food and service was good better than average. The ambiance is really nice it's in the western style with pictures of John Wayne when he used to come to the Cow Palace. There are also news paper...More

Thank Erwin G
LynnArcy, Owner at Cow Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Thank you for lunching with us at The Cow Palace. We are very glad that you enjoyed your time here and that you took the time to write a review. We enjoy having groups come in to just relax, eat and chat. We hope you...More

Reviewed 27 September 2017

My wife and I have had a little difficulty finding restaurants in the Green Valley area that warrant a second visit. We had lunch at the Cow Palace in Amado and will definitely be back. The staff and service were great. Both of our meals...More

Thank John L
LynnArcy, Owner at Cow Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Hello and thank you for taking the time to review us. We are so glad that you enjoyed your experience here and we look forward to having you dine with us again. Again, we appreciate your patronage. Have a great day. Lynn

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Ralph M
17 March 2017|
Response from LynnArcy | Property representative |
Hi there! You can hop onto I -19 and head South and exit off of Exit 48 Arivaca/Amado Exit and make a right , go to stop sign and make another right and you can not miss us! You can also use the West Frontage Road from Green... More
20 February 2016|
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Response from Mary M | Reviewed this property |
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Carol L
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I do not have any idea, the best way to find out is to call them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$22
Southwestern, American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 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 - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28802 S Nogales Hwy, Amado, AZ 85645-9704
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Amado
  • Phone Number: +1 520-398-8000
  • E-mail
The Cow Palace dates back to the 1920's and was once an old general store, commissary, bar, and a great place for cowboys, movie stars and friends to gather. The menu features not only hand cut steaks but also great burgers, salads, fish, Italian and Mexican entrees, bar app's and lots more! The Cow Palace is a Historic bar and restaurant with lots of old world charm, friendly staff and a comfortable atmosphere. Come and Visit Us!
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