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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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1 - 10 of 422 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place looks so cute and I want to support the local businesses.I go here every so often thinking that I'll get a meal. I am always disappointed in the food.

Thank Cathy B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Frist visit and the food was excellent. The 8oz prime rib was the special, which my wife had and it was one of most tender and tasty prime ribs she has ever had ( I had a couple of bits and agree ) We returned...More

Thank jim s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Known for it's fried chicken and that is the truth. Pork chops were great as well. Nice place for an evening meal and a night out.

Thank Daniel P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Horny Toad is an icon in Cave Creek. If you are visiting you must stop by and dine/drink. The fried chicken is fantastic and so is bar b que. It is a western setting with sawdust on the floor and it hasn't changed over time....More

Thank animalsrock2016
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We have been here several times and often bring out of town guest to enjoy the "western" atmosphere. I have read about the fried chicken and never had it before (there were so many other things I liked on the menu...), so this trip I...More

Thank jamu421
Reviewed 15 August 2017

I am usually not a fried food person, but the Horny Toad has some of the best fried food. The onion rings and fried zucchini where both very good. The fried chicken was delicious, perfectly seasoned and battered and fried. My fried had a French...More

Thank Kara G
Reviewed 8 August 2017

The Horny Toad is located in a small sleepy town called Cave Creek. It's only about a 20 minute drive outside of Scottsdale and well worth checking out. The place was hopping when we got there for lunch. We asked to be seated outside and...More

Thank sneezy007
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We visited the Horny Toad 3 times during our 3 week vacation. The first time was a Saturday night and the second July 3rd, the night of the Cave Creek fireworks. On both of these occasions the restaurant was busy but the servers both times...More

Thank Louise S
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Fun, funky restaurant with really good food. Nothing fancy and worth the stop. No healthy eating, lots of fried food and before you leave, check out the horny toad gifts.

Thank tmboc
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Visited The Horny Toad on 7/5/17. Loved the atmosphere and decor. We were seated immediately and server came to our table shortly after. Our server was friendly and helpful when we ask questions about the menu.I ordered a Pina Colada which came out in a...More

Thank Debbie H
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Questions & Answers
Annette H
13 September 2016|
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Response from nomad5253 | Reviewed this property |
Do not recall
18 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
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, 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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