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Cow Palace

) #2 of 4 Restaurants in Amado $$ - $$$ , American,
28802 S Nogales Hwy, Amado, AZ 85645-9704
+1 520-398-8000
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good28%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“ranch beans” (3 reviews)
“prime rib” (14 reviews)
“burger” (19 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 20:00All hours
Southwestern, American, Bar
$$ - $$$
28802 S Nogales Hwy, Amado, AZ 85645-9704
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Reviews (203)
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1 - 10 of 203 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Four of us enjoyed every single bite of four different selections .... Santa Fe turkey melt, Bleu Cheese & Bacon Burger, Cowboy Chef salad and Picnic salad. Service was excellent. And the chocolate cake was scrumptious! This isn't a fast food place so don't expect...More

Thank Paula A
LynnArcy, Owner at Cow Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Paula, thank you so very much for the great review! We are so pleased that you enjoyed the meal and the service. We look forward to seeing you again. Have a super day! Lynn

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service was impeccable, wait staff very friendly and reasonable prices, along with great ribs! Thanks for the good times!

Thank Tana T
LynnArcy, Owner at Cow Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

And we thank you! We hope to see you again, partners! We greatly appreciate that you took the time to review us. Have a great day! Lynn

Reviewed 8 July 2017

Three of four of us had the rib eye steak topped with Maine lobster with bernaise sauce. The lobster was so fishy you could smell it when the plates were served. One of the steaks (medium rare) was cold in the middle. All the baked...More

2  Thank ELYE
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Old rustic western experience. Great menu of all American meals. Service is very good but can vary, at all this is the old west. Do go!!!!!!More

Thank bajaarizonat
LynnArcy, Owner at Cow Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2017

Howdy! We are so glad to hear that you had a great experience here and hope that you mosey on down here again! I post all reviews on the information board in the restaurant so my Cow Palace Team can read them and learn from...More

Reviewed 19 June 2017

my wife and I just had 2 guests visiting from out of town and took them here for dinner. What happened to the great service and food. We eat here often but this time I was a little embarrassed because I rave about this place....More

Thank KarlWH
LynnArcy, Owner at Cow Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review us, we learn from every review. I am glad that you enjoyed your prime rib, the mashed potatoes are made fresh everyday and I am surprised that they were dried out. We do not normally serve butter...More

Reviewed 3 June 2017

Went here to celebrate our wedding anniversary. What a disappointment! We were greeted with a grunt when we told the waiter about our anniversary. That was his only comment; never said a word. My wife meal was tasty going down, but later haunted her the...More

Thank Frank S
LynnArcy, Owner at Cow Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Hello. I, too, am disappointed that you were not happy with the meal and service. I will certainly follow through and check with my server and Chef. If you have the opportunity, I wish you would give me a call so we could better isolate...More

Reviewed 12 May 2017

We stopped here for lunch on our way back from Tucson to Tubac. We've seen it a million times, but never stopped so thought we'd try it. Not bad at all. I had the pulled pork sandwich with coleslaw. It was very filling, couldn't eat...More

Thank PilarebPonce
LynnArcy, Owner at Cow Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2017

Thank you for stopping by! We appreciate that you took the time to review us and that you enjoyed your meals. We hope to see you here again. Be Safe and Happy Trails! Lynn

Reviewed 20 April 2017

Been going there for years but the last 2 or 3 stand out in memory the best. Never a bad meal to be had and plenty of it to enjoy.

Thank 1956panther
LynnArcy, Owner at Cow Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2017

Great to hear! Thank you so very much for your patronage and we look forward to seeing you again! Have a great day. Lynn

Reviewed 3 April 2017

Stopped in for Dinner on a Sunday Evening - light crowd but given the snowbirds have lite out for the North, a good turnout. First time in this restaurant and we were pleasantly surprised. Exterior is definitely in need of some TLC, but the bar...More

Thank WilsyPV
LynnArcy, Owner at Cow Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review us. I am so very glad that you enjoyed your experience here and that you were treated well. Yep, we hope to work on the exterior of this old Gal in the near future. Once again, thanks...More

Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff. Basic food on menu. Service usually good unless really busy. Many regular return customers that staff remembers. Nice for a family dinner. Reasonable prices.

Thank Jane A
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Ralph M
17 March 2017|
Response from LynnArcy | Property representative |
Hi there! You can hop onto I -19 and head South and exit off of Exit 48 Arivaca/Amado Exit and make a right , go to stop sign and make another right and you can not miss us! You can also use the West Frontage Road from Green... More
20 February 2016|
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Response from Mary M | Reviewed this property |
Don't know....sorry
Carol L
3 February 2016|
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Response from Susan H | Reviewed this property |
I do not have any idea, the best way to find out is to call them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 22
Southwestern, American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
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
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
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
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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