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The Horny Toad

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, ,
6738 E Cave Creek Rd, Cave Creek, AZ 85331-8640
+1 480-488-9542
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“fried chicken” (134 reviews)
“fries” (53 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Southwestern, Bar
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
6738 E Cave Creek Rd, Cave Creek, AZ 85331-8640
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Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Had dinner midweek. They were busy but we got seated quickly. Had the chicken fried steak. Meat was good but too much breaking for me. My associate had the fajitas. Nice big portion. Waiter talked us out of the full strawberry shortcake. We could not...More

Thank J L
Reviewed 19 May 2017

On a short vacation to AZ with my daughter and her friend they wanted to try this restaurant out and we weren't disappointed. Best Moscow Mule with bourbon and BBQ pork on a bun. Will definitely go back. Picked up a jar of their sauce...More

Thank AuroaB
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Because we live in the neighborhood of this amazing establishment, we try to go as often as we can. Go hungry and don't go if you are on a fat-free or low fat diet. It's comfort food at it's best. The menu is so diverse,...More

Thank Joelle B
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Friendly service and atmosphere. I was dining alone and felt very at home. I went back again because it was such a welcoming place

2  Thank reginahellstrom
Reviewed 3 May 2017

My friends Norma and Virginia treated me to lunch for my birthday and it was truly an amazing experience. The location and the atmosphere of the restaurant are really great. The staff was most helpful and our waitress Shannon was sweet, attentive and on the...More

Thank CookiePeoria
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely setting and a great building and reasonable price. Lunch on a Monday took way too long. Staff very attentive and tried however ordering took too long and when it finally arrived in dribs of the 5 diners a couple were not hot and one...More

Thank 57reg
Reviewed 24 April 2017

I grew up in Phoenix and have been to this restaurant many times as it is well known for it's Fantastic Fried Chicken.... we moved away... only to return for a family visit and had to go back for the Fried Chicken....Yum!!! It hasn't changed...More

Thank JEFF H
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Excellent and courteous staff with a variety of North American menu selections. We have recommended this restaurant to our friends that visit the Phoenix area

Thank svenEdmonton
Reviewed 18 April 2017

As we were not a party of 8 or more they wouldn't take a reservation on a Friday night so we went before 6pm so we could get a table outside. We had a great meal. The servings are so large we took food home.

Thank PhantomProctor_VT
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We didn't actually go inside so I can't comment on the food, but the menu posted outside didn't look very appealing and was expensive to boot, so we left. The decor as well reeked of Tourist Trap.

1  Thank 167daphneb
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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
US$ 20
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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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Family restaurant in historic Cave Creek, AZ. Est. 1976 serving Fried Chicken, BBQ, Steaks and more in a Western atmosphere
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