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Horny Toad

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Southwestern, Bar
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6738 E Cave Creek Rd, Cave Creek, AZ 85331-8640
+1 480-488-9542
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Germantown, Wisconsin
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201 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

Server was very friendly. We had the french dip (very good) with fries and the Pulled Pork (way too sweet) with potato salad (tasty). Patio seating was clean. Even though I didn't like my pulled pork we will probably be back to try the fried chicken and/or fish fry.

Thank COJOWisconsin
Rockford, IL
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

Really enjoyed our lunch here. Very friendly service. Really good fried chicken and some awesome fries. The place also has some character.

Thank abenson
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

Food was not to standard for price!! Many other better options in Cave Creek, Carefree area. Service was a bit awkward.

Thank Leemoo15
Lacombe, Canada
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85 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

Being from Canada and having had vacationed in the area before, it was great to drive an hour to go to this restaurant again. We were pleased again! I chose the fried chicken which is what they are famous for. It was very good, crispy and done well. My potatoes, gravy and coleslaw were basic but good. My wife truly... More 

Thank PeterB8343
Rifle, Colorado
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131 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Always a good choice for dinner . Excellent food and my mom swears the Liver and Onions is the best she's ever had ---- with the exception of my Great Grandmothers of course !!! Fried chicken is awesome but ... The kicker is the Strawberry Shortcake .. Not too sweet cake with amazing "trimmings"!

Thank christine6369
New York
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127 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

Great comfort food at this local place in Cave Creek. Great burgers, BBQ, and remarkably good fired chicken. Portions are generous. Save room for dessert. Strawberry shortcake is the real deal. Other tasty options too.

Thank duffman2014
Scottsdale, Arizona
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230 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

Restaurant is casual, western, well run, popular. Has been around for a while. Good selection of beers. Menu leans toward BBQ and the like. Nice atmosphere and good service. We left happy.

Thank James C
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Have been a couple of times since I heard their fried chicken was good. Very western and rustic atmosphere appropriate for the town of Cave Creek. It really good chicken and they make their own salad dressings to sell by the point. Delicious blue cheese dressing.

Thank Susanne J
Pleasanton, California
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

Horny Toad is a good local restaurant. Lots of BBQ. It's a big place with lots of picnic style outdoor covered seating.

Thank Kathy V
Round Lake, Minnesota
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

Fun place to visit. The food was good (bbq, bbq, and more bbq), the drinks were strong and refreshing.

Thank Barb K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Southwestern, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6738 E Cave Creek Rd, Cave Creek, AZ 85331-8640
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Cave Creek
  • Phone Number: +1 480-488-9542

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