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Cow Palace

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Southwestern, American, Bar
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28802 S Nogales Hwy, Amado, AZ 85645-9704
+1 520-398-8000
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11:00 - 20:00
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Vancouver, Washington
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were traveling from Mesa to Tucson and took an exit to visit the ghost town of Ruby on our way. At the intersection was the Cow Palace restaurant. Lucky for us we were hungry. I had a hamburger, fries and a cold one. The hamburger was hand packed and not too tight to make it juicy. The shoestring fries... More 

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Thank Jerry R
LynnArcy, Owner at Cow Palace, responded to this review

Thank you very much for stopping by The Cow Palace and writing such a nice review. We appreciate your comments and I was especially pleased to show Heather your kind words, she is definitely an asset here. I have a hard working staff both in the front of the house and in the back of the house and like anyone,... More 

Windsor Locks, Connecticut
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great basic food. I had meatloaf with mashed potatoes and gravy. It was the best diner meatloaf I ever had. Perfect texture and flavor. Potatoes were well flavored and creamy. Gravy was thick and smooth. Nothing fancy. They know what they do well and don't over reach. Will go again when I return to AZ.

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Thank hicksterfister
LynnArcy, Owner at Cow Palace, responded to this review

Thank you, kindly, for the nice review and comments. We are so very glad that you took the time to write the review and most importantly visit us! We look forward to your return. Safe Travels! Lynn More 

Madison, Wisconsin
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58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whenever we are in the Tucson, AZ area, we have to make a stop at this restaurant. The atmosphere is very casual and the prices are reasonable. We like their house margaritas as well as their homemade salsa and chips. I had the chicken burrito and my husband had a beef chimichanga. Both meals were delicious and generous. They don't... More 

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Thank CLandJL
LynnArcy, Owner at Cow Palace, responded to this review

Hello and thank you, kindly, for taking the time to review us. We appreciate customers like you that keep our tradition going. Our Mexican entrees are new so we are so glad that you enjoyed them. We look forward to seeing you again. Lynn More 

Minneapolis, MN
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134 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We winter in Green Valley and the Cow Palace is only about 15 minutes south. We eat here often. The owner is very involved and is usually there working her tail off. The decor has great ranching decor. Great steaks, good chicken & and really good breakfast on the weekends. For something different try the loaded potato salad for a... More 

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1 Thank labs33
LynnArcy, Owner at Cow Palace, responded to this review

We appreciate our winter visitors! It is always so nice to see people coming back to Green Valley for the winter not only from a business aspect but from a personal one. There are so many friendly winter visitors that genuinely wish us continued success and are glad that we have made it through another summer! So, thank you kindly,... More 

Vancouver, Washington
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went for Walleye Wednesday...12 of us. The fish was delicious! We didn't make it easy on our server...we had gals at one end of table and guys at the other...and she had to figure out the orders/bills. But she was pleasant and did a great job. (It got a little mixed up but she straightened it all out...and with... More 

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LynnArcy, Owner at Cow Palace, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us! Yep, it sure was busy that evening and we appreciate your patience and understanding. We are glad that you enjoyed the Walleye and look forward to seeing you here again. Try our Atlantic Cod fish fry on Friday's, too! Again, thank you kindly, for coming to The Cow. Lynn More 

Highland
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177 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for dinner tonight and really enjoyed our meal. Since we weren't very hungry we split the patty melt. Sometimes they can be greasy but this one was not at all! We both loved it (we paid extra to make it a 1/2 lb burger) as well as the "loaded" potato salad. Our server, Christina, was friendly and... More 

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Thank LabMAK
LynnArcy, Owner at Cow Palace, responded to this review

Thanks so much for coming to The Cow Palace and taking the time to review us. I am so glad that you enjoyed your experience here. We look forward to having you join us again. Lynn More 

Green Valley, Arizona
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132 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Touted as a 'World Famous Restaurant', and being a new permanent Green Valley resident we just had to go and check this place out...especially after seeing the Friday Fish Fry and Saturday Prime Rib specials. Maybe not the "best in the world", but heck this place is GREAT and worth every penny. The staff is very friendly, and the service... More 

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1 Thank CCMH
LynnArcy, Owner at Cow Palace, responded to this review

Thank you, kindly, for the mooovalous review! I am so glad that you had a positive dining experience. Welcome to the neighborhood and we look forward to you dining with us many times. Again, thank you! Lynn More 

Erhard, Minnesota, United States
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62 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

The four of us enjoyed the old school western atmosphere. The bartender and servers were efficient and friendly. The steaks were perfectly done as ordered and tasted amazing. We loved the fresh corn bread, excellent salads, and sides. We had stopped in on Valentine's Day without reservations and assured them we weren't in any hurry. We had a glass of... More 

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Thank BertFromErhard
LynnArcy, Owner at Cow Palace, responded to this review

Hello and thank you so much for your kind review. We are glad that you had a great experience here, especially on such a busy evening. We look forward to seeing you here again and please let me know when you come in. Have a good day. Lynn More 

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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

My lunch was good but the atmosphere was lacking for me! I tended to think of the restaurant as being neglected as far cleanliness ( it was very dusty and in need of a total "spit and polish"!!!! I also found it very dark and a little depressing!) Our server was friendly however the female owner was walking around and... More 

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LynnArcy, Owner at Cow Palace, responded to this review

So sorry that I did not acknowledge your visit the other day, usually I am quite friendly and make every effort to visit with our guests. Every effort is made to maintain the character of the Cow and it is cleaned daily and not neglected. I thank you for stopping by and appreciate your comments. Lynn More 

washington
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

We go to the restaurant every time we are in green valley and it is never consistent. this time the food was pretty good but the service was terrible. there for two hours. People who were seated after us had there order taken eat and left and we still had not gotten our food. they did finally come and tell... More 

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1 Thank gjfWashington
LynnArcy, Owner at Cow Palace, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. The season is definitely back for us and we had two large table of guests in our event room, and both dining rooms were full, so needless to say there was some delay in getting the entrees out. We did try our best and I apologize that your order was misplaced.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 22
Cuisine
Southwestern, American, Bar
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 20:00
Saturday
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28802 S Nogales Hwy, Amado, AZ 85645-9704
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Amado
  • Phone Number: +1 520-398-8000
Description
The Cow Palace dates back to the 1920's and was once the old general store. Now a steak house and bar with lots of comfort food and cold drinks to choose from.

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