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Horny Toad

$$ - $$$American, ,
6738 E Cave Creek Rd, Cave Creek, AZ 85331-8640
+1 480-488-9542
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fried chicken” (119 reviews)
“fries” (45 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Southwestern, Bar
$$ - $$$
6738 E Cave Creek Rd, Cave Creek, AZ 85331-8640
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

I was told it's the best chicken in the USA. Quite possibly is! Great meal at a very reasonable price. Nice clean restaurant with friendly staff. Good menu and a variety of beers on tap. Recommend you try it. A lot of the sauces are...More

Thank Stephen K
Reviewed 12 September 2016

The special was chicken fried chicken with mashed potatoes, white gravy and corn. Absolutely delicious. We also had the cheese crisp (6" round corn tortilla) and it was excellent. The specialty cocktail with vodka and mango was great; however, the "premium" house merlot was just...More

Thank azpoet
Reviewed 2 September 2016

We had lunch today at the Horny Toad for the first with friends of ours.It is a nice ride from Sun City West/Surprise area.The town of Cave Creek is interesting.with many eating places and shops.The Horny Toad has a great menu featuring salads,Burgers,sandwiches,ribs and fried...More

Thank ans550
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Great quesidella and a fun atmosphere. Will be back for dinner soon. Small bar, gift shops to visit after dinner. A quick stop off on our visit to Cave Creek

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We just stopped in for a drink for some local color. The chili was good and the beer was cold and that is what we wanted

Thank Melissa N
Reviewed 19 August 2016

We ordered the Barbecue pork sandwich which was delicious...the fries were great also. We also enjoyed their mini cheese crisps. Their menu is quite diverse...it includes seafood, burgers, salads, steaks, sides and desserts. The atmosphere is very comfy...it's old west style with lots of wood....More

1  Thank Rogerdob
Reviewed 11 August 2016

American ribs, fried chicken, burgers, sandwiches... Lots on the menu. All three of us had sandwiches and all were good. Service was good, the place was not crowded we got served quickly. Will return for their fried chicken and rack of ribs.

1  Thank healthyeater2013
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped in after a day of driving. Hubby got a stuffed burger, and I chose the fried cod. Both were good choices. The fries there are very good.

Thank BandMomTecumseh_OK
Reviewed 26 July 2016

One of Cave Creek's best restaurants. It has been around a long time and they would not survive if the food and service were not exemplary. Best fried chicken in the neighborhood. Great ribs and steaks. Interior is an old west theme that many (including...More

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 24 July 2016

If you come here just order the Fried Chicken. Beef ribs were all sinew, horrible, frajitas were ok. Just order the Fried Chicken and you will enjoy it!

Thank Avonlm
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Questions & Answers
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, Brunch, 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, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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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