Tonto Bar & Grill is featured regularly in the press for our award-winning cuisine, innovative approach, excellent staff and family-friendly events. From feature-length articles to frequent columns and reviews, we continue to be newsworthy year after year. The following selection of links takes you to the various articles and press mentions.

Bringing fine dining home for the Holiday’s
Images Magazine, December 2015

Tonto Bar & Grill marks 20 years in Cave Creek
— Scottsdale Republic, December 12, 2014

Tonto & Chef Ryan Peters “Southwestern Dining”
— Images AZ, Cave Creek Issue, December 2014

Tonto Bar & Grill’s TontoRita Margarita a Top 10 Margarita “Worth its Salt”
—Arizona Republic, May 25. 2014

Tonto Bar & Grill Named a Top 15 Best Looking Restaurant in Phoenix
—Phoenix  Business Journal, December 10, 2013

Celebrate Oktoberfest at Tonto Bar & Grill
—The Shift Newsletter, Local First Arizona · September 11, 2013

Chef Ryan Peters demonstrates recipe for Tortilla Crusted Lump Crab Cakes
RECIPES: Fall Arizona Restaurant Week from Tonto Grill
—ABC15 Sonoran Living Live · 
August 14, 2013

Assistant Pastry Chef Erin Glassburn demonstrates recipe for Chocolate Buttermilk Cake
RECIPES: Fall Arizona Restaurant Week from Tonto Grill
—ABC15 Sonoran Living Live · 
August 14, 2013

“Chef’s Summer Recipes: Ryan Peters’ Heirloom Gazpacho”
—FriendsEat.com · July 25, 2013

“Tonto Taste of Summer in the Sonoran Desert”
images AZ · July 2013

“Refrigerator Raid: Eric Flatt”
City Eats/The Plate, Phoenix · May 16, 2013

“Arizona Bike Week Signals Biker Spring”
Barnett’s Magazine · May 3, 2013

 “Arizona Bike Week Food Guide”
Motorcycle USA  · April 30, 2013

“Flatt Our Fantastic”
Sips Magazine · January 2013

“Sweet and Sour at Tonto’s Bar & Grill”
Sugar Loco  · October 2012

“Top 5 Southwestern Restaurants”
Experience AZ  · Fall-Winter 2012

“Best of the Valley”
Phoenix Magazine · November 2012

“Wunderbar Oktoberfest Delights at Tonto Bar & Grill”
Restauratour of Arizona · October 2012

Breakfast on the Trail”
True West Magazine · November 2012 —Courtesy of Tonto Bar and Grill at Rancho Mañana

“Top 5 Southwestern Restaurants”
Experience AZ · Spring/Summer 2012

“Tonto Bar & Grill: It’s Just Up the Creek”
EaterAZ · October 28, 2011

“Best Southwestern”
Phoenix Magazine · November 2011

“85 Best Restaurants”
Phoenix Magazine · January 2011

“Gluten Be Gone”
Phoenix Magazine · July 2010

Tonto rates ‘very good’ in critic’s hamburger hunt
The Arizona Republic · May 15, 2010

“Cave Creek restaurateurs turn to desert for menu ideas
The Arizona Republic/Scottsdale Republic · May 15, 2010

“Restaurants Harvest Desert for Extreme Locavore Menu”
PlanetEyeTraveler.com · May 10, 2010

“Cave Creek balloon festival draws 6,000”
The Arizona Republic/Scottsdale Republic · January 16, 2010

“Hot Air Balloons Glow at Cave Creek Festival”
PlanetEyeTraveler.com · January 4, 2010

“Lemon-lime Meringue Pie”
Phoenix Magazine · January 2010

“Tonto Bar & Grill: Beautiful Ambiance and Delicious Eats for Every Foodie!”FoodiesLikeUs.com · November 30, 2009

“You go, grill! We’ve found some of the best, most biteable hamburgers in the Valley”
Phoenix Magazine · November 2009

“Tonto Bar & Grill menu gets summer makeover”
The Arizona Republic/Scottsdale Republic · June 25, 2009

“Grazing while Museum-Gazing”
Valley Guide · Summer 2009

Two Arizona Restaurants Receive Coveted DiRoNA Award
Arizona Guide Industry News · May 18, 2009

“Local Chef Looks to the Past to Find a Sense of Place”
Edible Phoenix · Spring 2009 —Courtesy of Gwen Ashley Walters and Edible Phoenix

“Rising Stars… New chefs you’ve never heard of…yet…”
Phoenix Magazine · January 2009 —Courtesy of Gwen Ashley Walters

Tonto Bar & Grill review
The Arizona Republic/azcentral.com · January 28, 2008

“Cartwright’s, Tonto get fresh”
The Arizona Republic/Scottsdale Republic · August 10, 2007

“Tonto Bar and Grill’s cutting-edge menu honored by ‘Wine Spectator'”
The Arizona Republic/azcentral.com · November 17, 2006