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The Horny Toad

$$ - $$$American, ,
6738 E Cave Creek Rd, Cave Creek, AZ 85331
+1 480-488-9542
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“fried chicken” (128 reviews)
“ribs” (40 reviews)
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American, Southwestern, Bar
$$ - $$$
6738 E Cave Creek Rd, Cave Creek, AZ 85331
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Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

We visited this place on a Tuesday night, after visiting three other places in cave creek in which we were greeted with judgement from unfriendly locals, hoping that this restaurant was going to be third time lucky, we entered and found it impossible to order...More

Thank Liz2626
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We found this place quite by accident as we were visiting other places in the area! The menu is varried and the wait staff is very friendly! The food was delicious and reasonably priced.

Thank Lynda H
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

If you love fried chicken and want great quality and value,this is the place. Service polite and attentive. Been here for years and one visit will tell you why.

Thank maven75
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Dropped in for a late lunch, burgers were good and their draft beer as well. Large outside patio and we were able to get a table in the shade. Service was friendly and reasonably prompt.

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

First of all, I travel extensively and eat out 45+ weeks a year both domestically and internationally. So it's not novel or new to me thus I tend to be a bit tougher of a reviewer than average. Take that into account when reading this....More

1  Thank michaelhJ1395SE
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We always enjoy the rustic ambiance and fun wait stuff at Horny Toad! Full bar, great local brews, and indoor or outdoor seating, and totally family friendly. Portions are generous, my 12 year old and I were able to split a Pulled Pork sandwich.

Thank kc0ry
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

We brought out of town family here for black Friday dinner and we all loved it. Made reservations for our large party and we sat on the patio at sunset. We were split into two tables, but right next to each other. Between the 12...More

Thank noodle08
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

We visited the Horny Toad in 2001 while on vacation. I had a very large salad that was a beauty. When we moved to Phoenix recently, the first place we wanted to go was the Horny Toad. I ordered the same salad and was so...More

Thank lilactimej
Reviewed 21 November 2016

went about noon on a Sunday. The rest of the strip had a lot more bikers and we where not up for potential loud or drinks. Staff was great! food was good. The only reason for the lower rating is that I ordered a fish...More

Thank monicadj
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Service not overly friendly or helpful. Tried to explain food allergie and what could be accommodated. Food was not great.

Thank Heather D
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Annette H
14 September 2016|
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Response from nomad5253 | Reviewed this property |
Do not recall
19 March 2016|
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Response from Shelley U | Reviewed this property |
Hi, It seems they might have music there, on the patio at nights not sure which nights or how often..a lot of bars up there do have music tho.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Southwestern, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6738 E Cave Creek Rd, Cave Creek, AZ 85331
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Cave Creek
  • Phone Number: +1 480-488-9542
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Family restaurant in historic Cave Creek, AZ. Est. 1976 serving Fried Chicken, BBQ, Steaks and more in a Western atmosphere
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