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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)
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American, Southwestern, Bar
$$ - $$$
6738 E Cave Creek Rd, Cave Creek, AZ 85331-8640
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely lunch here today. Even though it was Mother’s Day - we still managed to get a table after a short wait. Every year we come - we always visit. Staff are so friendly and helpful.

Thank Elizabeth H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to eat or drink. Called in for a quick beer to get out of the 35’c heat. Stopped for lunch. Can recommend the fish sandwich. At $10.99 there was more than enough for the two of us to share. Coors light in mason...More

Thank Stumblebum47
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here for lunch on the weekend and it was crowded - no surprise there. Sat outside - very pleasant. Service was slow due to it being the weekend. Fun place - food was good.

Thank chazkat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped by twice this week. The first time just had something to drink. I had a milkshake it was good and the service was awesome. The management is very nice. Went back two days later and had lunch. We both had the bar b...More

Thank Nancy K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place has been the same for years, same owner. My revisit after 23 years and the vibe was still there. Lunch specials like beef brisket, and all you can eat fish and chips. Dinner menu pork chops excellent. Ribs perfectly done and large desserts...More

Thank martyC5001NS
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

The fried chicken southwest salad was amazingly delicious!! The portions were so large!! Great outdoor seating and fun store attached to restaurant. Would definitely recommend for all ages!

Thank jaimelovebug
Reviewed 9 April 2018

They don't take reservations and there is always a wait. It's worth it. Fried chicken is awesome and great burgers.

Thank karen2450
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Reasonably priced food, service wasn’t bad at all. The pulled pork was pretty good! If you are looking for an extremely casual restaurant this is your place.

Thank Phil D
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

In our mission try fish fry dinners we landed here last night. The fish was very good and I really liked the tartar sauce. Megan was our server and she was superb. It was busy but she was attentive and professional. There are lots of...More

Thank Mary D
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

The broil fish is moist and has great flavor. Yes the French fries are very good. They don't come with the broil fish that comes with mashed potatoes and broccoli. My brother in law had the shrimp with is butterflied he said it was really...More

Thank Peg B
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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
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Average prices
USD 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
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
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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