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Come to the “World Famous” Horny Toad in Cave Creek, Arizona

Bring the Family — there’s something for everyone!  Dine in one of our cozy dining rooms, chow down on our dog-friendly patio or enjoy the ambiance in our newly-expanded Saloon.  Live entertainment and music is offered seasonally for those who want to kick their heels up.

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Horny toad now serving breakfast


The Horny Toad restaurant has earned numerous awards for our made from scratch famous Fried Chicken and homemade secret BBQ sauce.  Other award winning specialties include the BBQ Chicken, Pork and Beef Ribs and mesquite grilled steaks including Porterhouse, Top Sirloin, Rib Eye, and Prime Rib.  And save room for dessert as our Strawberry Shortcake was awarded Best Dessert by New Times Magazine.

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Monday – Thursday  11am – 9pm
Friday 11am – 10pm
Saturday  8am – 10pm
Sunday 8am – 9pm

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bbq ribs and chicken platter
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With over 50 years restaurant experience, the Horny Toad welcomes you with large portions of down-home comfort food at affordable prices.  We are a family friendly restaurant, dedicated to making your visit one you will not forget!

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Read some of our rave reviews


nichole morris
nichole morris
01:29 12 Nov 17
Fun place to hang out; great patio. The prickly pear margarita was yummy. The fried chicken was amazing and the mashed potatoes tasted homemade. Both the broiled and fried cod were delicious. We also tried the flat iron steak; it was cooked perfectly. I highly recommend that you save room for the strawberry shortcake! Great food and gteat service!
03:57 01 Oct 17
First time eating at "The Horny Toad" and we loved it! Between the food and atmosphere it was the best place we've been to in awhile. Being in the Cave Creek area we were a little worried it might be a little too wild being near several other rowdier establishments but it was great. The outside patio was not too quiet nor too loud. We will be going back! +++
Deborah Pagel
Deborah Pagel
05:11 19 Nov 17
Fits our mood for this evening. ..celebrating a Special Event.. We just returned on 1.21.17. Its been 5 months. Excellence once again! Thank you MELODY for your customer focus and great service. People like you add + vibes to the ambiance. AND,once again. SUPERB FOOD ENTREES! SEE YOU ALL SOON! Ask for MELODY! We returned on November 18, 2017 and had the BBQ BABY BACK ribs. Must have been a bad night. Ribs could have been cooked more. They were not falling of the bone. Hard to cut. Not tasty at all. The waitress was not on top of things either. Did not listen. Forgot our potato spud after we were clear about the order. She never asked me if I wanted another scotch. She poured my husband a glass of ice tea with a ton of cubes when he told her how he liked his tea. Horny Toad, we like you, but stick to CHICKEN. Skip the ribs!
Madonna Guffey
Madonna Guffey
23:07 27 Nov 17
Great service and food as yummy as ever at The Horny Toad! Enjoyed looking around the new gift shop also. Hats off to management!
Goat Miseriae
Goat Miseriae
17:38 27 Nov 17
Service was pretty good but the food was absolutely amazing. Their fried chicken is to die for, like stupid good. I'll definitely be back next time I'm in town!
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