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Cartwright's Modern Cuisine

6710 E Cave Creek Rd, Cave Creek, AZ 85331-8695
+1 480-488-8031
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (75 reviews)
“ranch house” (10 reviews)
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16:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Steakhouse, Sushi, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
6710 E Cave Creek Rd, Cave Creek, AZ 85331-8695
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Cave Creek favorite with a new focus and new menu. Great service and attention to detail. I love the Arizona history talks paired with a themed menu.

Thank Eileen C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have enjoyed the new focus on very fresh (flown in daily) and organic seafood, with Chef Vibber's modern take on sashimi and sushi. The steaks are also prime cuts, and delicious. The cocktail menu and service are on point, as usual! Love this as...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Four of us down there last night and had wonderful meals we met one of the new owners and thought his attention to detail was very very nice. I'm a big steak fan and I was pleased to hear that Cartwright's immediately changed to prime...More

Thank 469prestoni
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We had previously heard that Cartwright's was "really good" and that new management had reaffirmed that commitment. Our experience found it even better than we expected! It was a delightful blend of great food, wonderful presentation, and attentive service with a warm touch of Western...More

Thank jlmm427
Reviewed 9 July 2017

We had not been here for several years but decided to have dinner here last night. Am I glad we did! I have nothing but positive things to say about this restaurant. We started out at the bar for a little Happy Hour (daily 4-6.)...More

Thank Joan B
Reviewed 10 June 2017

We went to Cartwright's during restaurant week and boy were we surprised. I had driven by this restaurant for years and hadn't stopped in. From the street it looks like a pretty small place but the inside is cavernous. We started with crab cakes and...More

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

A very nice old time restaurant with a sweet ambiance of the old west. Food was very good and prices were reasonable.

Thank GrandPa64
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Went there with a party of 12 and were pleasantly surprised with the excellent service, great meals in a pleasant western atmosphere.

Thank Norman S
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Have nothing bad to say about this eatery. Have ha some real good ones and some that were not up to standard.

Thank _martinrsykes
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I have been to Cartwrights a few times and not terribly impressed with the food. I like their sister company - Tonto Bar & Grill a ton more. The service was good but the food was not. We went on Valentines day and spent a...More

1  Thank Michele S
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Response from Vaneruss | Reviewed this property |
Not much more you can do. The meal I had at cartwrights might be my favorite all time restaurant:
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 40
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6710 E Cave Creek Rd, Cave Creek, AZ 85331-8695 (Formerly Cartwright's Sonoran Ranch House)
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Cave Creek
  • Phone Number: +1 480-488-8031
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Cartwright’s Modern Cuisine honors the spirit of Arizona’s ranching days with rustic yet upscale dining. Located on Saguaro Hill and overlooking Black Mountain and the Sonoran desert foothills, the restaurant’s ambience inside is as captivating as the setting outside. At Cartwright’s Modern Cuisine, a hacienda style dining room, enclosed patio and private wine room boast artistic touches such as straw-packed walls, sandstone and slate accents, woodwork from local mesquite, and a wood-burning fireplace in each room. The interior recalls the original ranch house built by Jackson (Manford) Cartwright in the early 1900s. His father, “Red” Cartwright, was a pioneering cattle rancher in Cave Creek in the late 1800s. The family ranch operated for three generations and more than a century, and is still in use today. Chefs continue this tradition with all-natural meats, including Arizona beef, Colorado range-fed lamb, and North American elk and buffalo slow-cooked over a crackling mesquite wood fire. Also enjoy fresh seafood, house-made bread and desserts, a Wine Spectator Award-winning wine list and fine whiskies, bourbons and Scotches. Cartwright’s is available for private events and off-site catering. Reservations are recommended.
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