Throughout the year, Tonto Bar & Grill hosts several events to bring together family and friends and foster a sense of community. From our popular Balloon Festival to our spring concert series to our special holiday dinner celebrations, we invite you to come out and join us for the good times.

Remember to visit Tonto Bar & Grill when you are in Cave Creek/Carefree enjoying all of the wonderful activities the area has to offer, including golfing, shopping, hiking, bicycling, horseback riding, bird watching, sightseeing and attending festivals.


Daily happy hour

Sunday Brunch

  • When: 10 a.m. -2 p.m. every Sunday
  • Relax and enjoy your Sunday with our special brunch items offered 10 am to 2 pm in addition to our regular menu.
    Sunday brunch on the patio of Tonto doesn’t get much better!
    View or Print Sunday Brunch Menu
Thanksgiving Day Dinner at Tonto
Nov 23 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Tonto is open on Thanksgiving day and offering a special menu only of our plated native feast with a trio of appetizers, choice of 3 entrees and a dessert trio.
Gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan menu options available. See below for full details.

Trio of Appetizers
– Roasted butternut squash bisque, fresh sage crème fraîche, candied pecans
– Autumn arugula, tart apple vinaigrette, pickled beets, dried cranberries, Pt. Reyes bleu cheese
– Orecchiette pasta salad, roasted corn, fennel, sweet peppers, feta, roasted tomatoes

Choice of Entrees
All-natural tom turkey breast and braised thigh meat, cranberry orange relish, sage gravy,
honey pecan sweet potato gratin, herbed brioche stuffing and garlic French beans

Mesquite wood-grilled 6 oz. beef tenderloin, celery root potato puree, charred asparagus,
roasted AZ tomatoes, zinfandel thyme reduction

Campbell River Salmon, organic quinoa with wild mushrooms, shaved Brussels sprouts with bacon and caramelized cipollini, honey-cider mustard seed beurre blanc

Autumn Desserts
– Pumpkin pie, gingersnap crust, toasted meringue and sweet potato cranberry chutney
– Butterscotch Bourbon Pecan Tartlet dark chocolate sauce
– Apple Cream Cheese Crumb Cake spiced apple puree

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View / Print Thanksgiving Special Diets Menu

Tonto is open on Thanksgiving Day for our special menu only.
$68 per guest /$25 for children ages 5-12. All prices subject to tax.
Also serving Gluten-Free, Vegetarian and Vegan Menu options.
Seating times available from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Reservations & Information 480-488-0698 or Click here for online reservations

Christmas Dinner To Go
Dec 20 @ 11:00 am – 9:00 pm

Enjoy your Christmas meal in the comfort of your own home. Take it home, warm it up, serve it and still have all of those wonderful leftovers. Comes pre-prepared, ready to heat and serve. Reheating instructions provided.
Gluten-Free, Vegetarian and Vegan options available; please inquire.
For information or to place an order please call 480-488-0698

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Christmas To-Go Menu

– Spinach salad with pomegranate orange-ginger vinaigrette, tart cherries, pickled onions, shaved fennel, and pecorino cheese

– Acorn squash bisque, bacon, kale, maple walnuts and baking spice crème fraîche

– Crown roast rack of pork with caramelized apples, shallots,  roasted garlic cloves, and rosemary fig demi glace

– Creamy scalloped potatoes with Manchego cheese

– Wood-grilled asparagus and roasted baby carrots

– House made potato rolls with honey butter

– Pecan Bourbon bread pudding with eggnog anglaise

$48 Per Person, plus tax. Reservations will be taken up to December 20, 4 days before Christmas.
Pick up your complete feast on Sunday, December 24 (the day before Christmas) with a scheduled pick-up time between 12 & 4 p.m.
To place an order please phone 480-488-0698
No online orders

Tonto is closed on Christmas day

Christmas Eve Dinner
Dec 24 @ 4:30 pm – 9:00 pm

We’re decking the halls at Tonto Bar and Grill!

Join us Christmas Eve from 4:30 p.m. until 9 p.m. for fabulous festive fare, including our award-winning menu and a holiday special that will leave visions of sugar plums – Southwestern style – dancing in your head!

Serving our regular menu along with the our tasty Christmas specials.
Click here to View/Print Christmas Eve Specials 

Acorn squash bisque, bacon, kale, maple walnuts, baking spice crème fraîche cup 5 bowl 7

Wild mushroom and spinach stuffed berkshire pork tenderloin, winter squash, baby leek and sweet onion hash, crispy Brussels  sprouts, sweet pepper jam, pomegranate, rosemary jus 30

Upside down apricot gingerbread cake served with whiskey  caramel sauce, glazed chestnuts, vanilla mascarpone whip 11

Gingered Apple Sparkler
Whiskey, ginger beer, sour apple liquor, bitters and rosemary sugared cranberry garnish 12


For online reservations, click here or phone 480-488-0698

Tonto Closed Christmas Day
Dec 25 all-day

Tonto will be closed on Christmas Day so that all of our employees may spend quality time with their family and friends. Merry Christmas to all!

New Years Eve Celebration Dinner
Dec 31 @ 4:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Join us for a frazzled free celebration!
Celebrate with dinner and skip the lengthy party with all its costs…
Serving our regular menu, along with the following specials from 4-9:30 p.m.

Click here to view/print  New Years Dinner Specials

Baby Gem Salad Roasted baby candy striped beets, spiced pecans, red grapes, chia seeds, chive goat cheese, champagne citrus vinaigrette 11

Steak & Lobster
Mesquite wood-fired 4 oz. beef tenderloin and butter-poached lobster tail,
roasted wild mushrooms, preserved lemon potato puree, charred asparagus,
sparkling rose butter, caramelized shallot wine reduction 46

Decadent black and white chocolate cake
Dark chocolate fudge cake, white chocolate filling, dark chocolate ganache,
macerated raspberries and almond meringue kisses 14

Reservations and Information:
Phone 480-488-0698 or click here for Online Reservations