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Buffalo Chip Saloon

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Southwestern, Barbecue
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6811 E Cave Creek Rd, Cave Creek, AZ 85331-8614
+1 480-488-9118
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10:00 - 02:30
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 02:30
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Boston, Massachusetts
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We just went here, 3 adults and 2 kids, to see the mini-rodeo (on Wednesday and Friday nights.). Well, the service was great, food not too good, but then.....the whole rodeo thing! We signed up to have our pictures taken on the actual REAL bull, while he was still in the chute. It was so thrilling - I wanted to... More 

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Thank J S
Collingwood, Canada
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tragically on Thanksgiving Day of November 15 the Chip burnt down. Out of the ashes comes the new Buffalo Chip. The Chip is a worth a visit as it is one of the oldest bars in town. Very good fried chicken and other south west fare. Also known for its Rodeo on Wednesday and Friday nights, were you can watch... More 

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Thank BudwardShaw
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here after horse back riding and had a great time. The food was good (ribs, wings, s'mores, beer). We got to watch a goat roping contest and hear some great country music.

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Thank Retseye
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In Phoenix for a soccer tourney. Someone suggested we take the team to Buffalo Chips. They had a blast. Many had never seen a rodeo and I have never seen sheep riding or Mutton Busting as they call it. It was also bikers weekend. Food was good and reasonably priced. The rodeo is free on Fridays. The process of ordering... More 

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Midlothian, Texas
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We met here with a group of friends after a wedding rehearsal. It's not the best place if you want to have conversations with those you are with. We got the bar-b-que. It was ok, not great. It was really packed so we didn't really get to see the bull riding. There was also a band playing and they were... More 

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Eagle River, Alaska
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I were at the original saloon before it burnt down. This version is very nice, much cleaner, and better organized. The service was ok...drinks were empty before refills were asked about, rushing but friendly. The food wasn't nearly as good as in the past. A limited menu with over-extended titles. The brat I ordered was a plan... More 

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castalia, ohio
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32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

This is a fun place to go with the family. Prices are reasonable. Lots of fun atmosphere. However, I would recommend going on the nights they have the rodeo. As far as we're concerned, you can't beat that entertainment. The food is OK, nothing fancy. But the entertainment with the rodeo was absolutely wonderful. We paid $15 to sit on... More 

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Thank cardclub
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

You have to go to the Buffalo Chip. It is one of the hottest bars in Cave Creek. It has a small rodeo aren't out back along with picnic tables and fire pits. Terrific bands and good food. The original burnt but check out the new structure. While it lost some of the ambience of the original, it is still... More 

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Macclesfield, England, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Unfortunately we could only go on a night when the bull riding was not taking place. The staff were very friendly and there was a dance class taking place. On the downside the music was a little too loud to hold a conversation. The food was in my opinion only average and one of the steaks had to be sent... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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474 reviews
263 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We are so excited to see the new expansion of an outdoor venue for enjoying this beautiful area. We will be back at night to experience the "campfire"

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Southwestern, Barbecue
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 02:30
Monday
10:00 - 02:30
Tuesday
10:00 - 02:30
Wednesday
10:00 - 02:30
Thursday
10:00 - 02:30
Friday
10:00 - 02:30
Saturday
10:00 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6811 E Cave Creek Rd, Cave Creek, AZ 85331-8614
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Cave Creek
  • Phone Number: +1 480-488-9118

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