Tonto Bar & Grill is proud to be recognized for our accomplishments.

Tonto Bar and Grill named One of Top 100 Al Fresco Dining Restaurants in America recognized nationally for its idyllic patio and stunning setting.

Tonto earned a TripAdvisor 2014 Certificate of Excellence award – for the second year in a row! Thanks to our reviewers love us – and say so!

Tonto is listed as Phoenix magazine’s Top Alfresco Dining Patio
Well guess who food critic Gwen Ashley Walters picked as her #1 patio? Yep, it’s Tonto Bar & Grill! Woooo hoooo!
Thank you Gwen, we feel the same way.

Tonto was named “Top 10 Uniquely AZ Restaurant” by Ranking Arizona, the best of Arizona.

Tonto’s dining space has earned it the title of one of the 15 Best Looking Restaurants in Phoenix by consumer review site Zagat. The list was comprised based on food, decor and service.

Tonto has earned a TripAdvisor® 2013 Certificate of Excellence award. The accolade, which honors hospitality excellence, is only given to the top 10 percent of qualifying establishments all over the world that consistently achieve outstanding reviews on TripAdvisor for at least 12 months. The world’s largest travel site also ranked Tonto as the #1 Restaurant in Cave Creek.

The Tonto Burger was named one of 2013’s “Top 10 gourmet hamburgers in metro Phoenix” by Arizona Republic restaurant critic Howard Seftel, in the March 26, 2013 edition of

In its Spring-Summer 2013 issue, Experience AZ magazine awarded Tonto Bar & Grill the distinction of being named to its Top 5 Best of Arizona Southwestern Restaurants.

Howard Seftel, The Arizona Republic’s restaurant critic, awarded GOLD to Tonto Bar & Grill at the Devoured Phoenix Culinary Classic, on March 9-10, 2013, for Chef Ryan Peters’ Arizona inspired  Ancho Chile Seared Diver Scallop, Smoked Arizona Sweet Corn Puree, Crispy Berkshire Bacon, Avocado Foam, Hand-Picked Prickly Pear Gastrique.

Taryn Jeffries, Phoenix Bites staff writer, bestowed Tonto with the honor of being in the top 5 at the 2013 Devoured  Culinary Classic for Tonto’s Ancho Chile Seared Diver Scallops.

Jess Harter of Mouth by Southwest, named Tonto as Best of Show (first runner-up) at the 2013 Devoured event.

In its January 2013 issue, True West magazine presented Tonto Bar & Grill a Best of the West” award as a “Heritage Restaurant.”

North Valley Magazine in its December/January2013 issue unveiled the most interesting, special and tasty restaurants according to the magazine’sreaders.  Tonto Bar & Grill was chosen as 2012 Readers’ Choice Restaurant Award Winner for its Continental cuisine.

Tonto Bar & Grill was named as one of the “Top 5 Southwestern Restaurants” by Experience AZ magazine in its Fall-Winter 2012 “Best of Arizona” guide.

Phoenix magazine selected Tonto Bar & Grill for Best Burger: Cave Creek in its November 2012 “Best of the Valley” edition.

The DiRoNA (Distinguished Restaurants of North America) Award uses extensive criteria and an impartial inspection to find restaurants of the highest distinction.

The Wine Spectator Award of Excellence is bestowed on restaurants with a well-chosen selection of quality producers along with a thematic match to the menu in both price and style.

When you dine at Tonto, you are guaranteed to enjoy a level of service and sophistication rarely equaled in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area.