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!
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Hoppy Easter Brunch
Apr 16 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Enjoy our four-course plated brunch, and complimentary Champagne.
Seating every 15 minutes from 10:00 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Please note our last seating is 2 pm and we will be closed for dinner)
$65 per Adult, $20 for children ages 10 and under (from children’s menu). Tax & gratuity are not included.

For reservations phone 480-488-0698 or book them online

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Easter Brunch Menu

Salad and Fruit Course:
– Upland watercress, gastrique onions, Camembert, sun-dried apricot, candied pecans, blueberry shallot vinaigrette

– Tongues of fire beans, roasted AZ peppers, lovage, charred scallions, gerkins, watermelon radish, citrus herb vinaigrette

– Tri-color orzo pasta, preserved lemon, roasted asparagus, chickpeas, feta cheese, toasted pine nuts, chipotle vinaigrette

– Seasonal AZ fruit with wild nasturtium and roasted peach yogurt

Seafood Platter :
Pinot grigio poached jumbo shrimp, Alaskan king crab leg, and smoked Sockeye salmon with AZ citrus and three-peppercorn cocktail sauce

Mesquite wood-grilled Colorado lamb chops, red yarnet yam hash, spring onions, caramelized fennel, charred corn, mint, and pomegranate molasses bordelaise
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House-made quiche with broccolini, Gouda, shallots, spinach, and trumpet mushrooms. Served with baby gem lettuce with blueberries, Maytag Blue Cheese, roasted pepitas, and rhubarb thyme vinaigrette
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Pan-seared Alaskan halibut with shallot confit risotto, caramelized peaches, roasted baby beets, pichuberry buerre blanc, SIFarms basil oil
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Wood-fired beef tenderloin Oscar, crispy heirloom fingerling potatoes with pancetta, charred asparagus, jumbo lump crab, AZ smoked tomato hollandaise

Trio of desserts:
– Mini stacked carrot cake, maple cream cheese frosting, candied carrot, white chocolate garnish
– Coconut cream tartlet with glazed pineapple, macadamia nut brittle
– Nutter butter chocolate bar, layers of ganache, peanut butter filling, sea salt caramel sauce

Cinco de Mayo
May 5 @ 11:00 am – 9:00 pm

Cinco De Mayo Specials:

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Lunch Special:
Cilantro lime marinated carne asada tacos with chili de arbol aioli, tomatillo pico de gallo, shredded iceberg, queso fresco, fresh corn chips and roasted corn tomato salsa 16

Dinner Special:
Wood-fired prime flat iron steak, roasted spring onions, AZ cilantro lime rice, roasted calabacitas, habanero jack refried beans, chimmichurri Sauce 32

Dessert Special:
Strawberry citrus margarita torte, pretzel crust, strawberry cake, margarita mousse, citrus curd, strawberry jelly, candied citrus zest, prickly pear puree 11

Sample one of our many Agave Spirits, Tequilas or Mezcals

Agave Cocktails

  • Bacanorita                                      13
    Cielo Rojo Bacanora, orange liqueur, house made sweet & sour, O J & a prickly pear-hibiscus tea ice cube
  • Sierra Madre Peach                       13
    Cielo Rojo Bacanora, white peach purée, muddled basil, agave nectar, fresh lime & a splash of soda
  • Wild Silvestre Cooler                     13
    Cielo Rojo Bacanora, muddled cucumber & mint, agave nectar & a splash of soda
  • Mezcal Mule                                   12
    Los Nahuales joven mezcal, fever tree ginger beer, fresh lime juice & mint
  • Los Nahuales Old Fashioned     13
    Los Nahuales reposado, house bitters, cherry & an orange peel
Happy Mother’s Day
May 14 @ 10:00 am – 8:30 pm

Join us on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 14, from 10:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., addition to our regular menu, we’ll be serving a gourmet Mother’s Day menu, featuring tasty specials and trio of  house-made desserts from our bakeshop.
Call 480-488-0698 for reservations or book them online

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The following  specials are served all day along with our regular menu

Roasted red pepper bisque with smoked Santa Barbara prawns, charred spring onion oil, and crispy kale 7 cup 10 bowl

House-made quiche with wild mushrooms, caramelized baby leeks, smoked cheddar, thyme, and wild baby arugula. Served with AZ butter lettuce, spiced Marcona almonds, Fossil Creek goat cheese, candy-striped beets, and strawberry vinaigrette 18
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Pan-seared butterfish with roasted rainbow cauliflower risotto, shallot bacon jam, glazed sugar snap peas, golden beet gastrique, SIFarms micro beet greens 38
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8 oz. Mesquite wood-grilled beef tenderloin with horseradish whipped potato, roasted spring onions, Shiraz braised trumpet mushrooms, black Truffle bordelaise, and crispy leeks 44

Trio of Dessert:
– Humming bird cake, roasted pecan cream cheese icing, dried pineapple flower
– Strawberry rhubarb tart, sugar cookie crumble, Tahitian vanilla bean crème
– Mini blackberry Pavlova, whipped lemon mascarpone cream, blackberry compote

Also consider our sister restaurant, Cartwright’s Sonoran Ranch House, for Mother’s Day which is open from 10:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Eighth Annual Cave Creek Balloon Festival
May 27 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Eighth Annual Cave Creek Balloon Festival
Saturday, May 27, 2017

For complete information, visit our website
Facebook: /CaveCreekFestivals
Twitter: /ccfestivals

WHAT: Eighth Annual Cave Creek Balloon Festival, organized by Tonto Bar & Grill and Aerial Solutions.
WHEN: 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, May 27, 2017.
WHERE: On the driving range of the Rancho Mañana Golf Course. Entrance to event is on the corner of Spur Cross & Cave Creek Road.

Memorial Day
May 29 @ 11:00 am – 9:00 pm

Pay tribute to the men and women who have passed while serving our great country

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Lunch Special:
Juicy Lucy corn fed burger with smoked cheddar, caramelized onions, lettuce, tomato, house-made pickles and Tonto’s special spread. Served with Kiltlifter beer battered
onion rings. 15.5

Dinner Special:
Mesquite wood-grilled bacon wrapped prawns and 4 oz beef tenderloin with
Southwestern orzo, roasted summer squash, charred pineapple Serrano salsa,
chipotle lime vinaigrette 38

Dessert Special:
Red, white and blue cobbler bars, strawberry glaze, blueberry filling,
white chocolate drizzle, vanilla bean gelato 11.

Celebrate Father’s Day
Jun 18 @ 11:00 am – 9:00 pm

Treat Dad to some tasty specials and a pint of beer or his favorite drink!

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Lunch Special:
Firecracker shrimp & grits, smoked paprika marinated jumbo prawns, soft southwestern polenta with roasted summer corn, charred poblano chilies, and cilantro 16.5

Dinner Special:
Mesquite wood-grilled Prime 12 oz. New York strip with lobster mac-n-cheese, charred asparagus, roasted AZ tomatoes, peppered bacon bourbon demi-glace 55

Dessert Special:
Salted caramel chocolate peanut butter tart, graham cracker crust, salted chewy caramel, chocolate peanut butter ganache, bruled bananas, peanut brittle clusters

Independence Day
Jul 4 @ 11:00 am – 9:00 pm

Celebrate your Independence and enjoy the fireworks (viewable from our lower patio)

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Lunch Special:
Smoked blackened chicken drumettes with chipotle BBQ and sweet chile soy glaze and watermelon salad with goat cheese and spiced pepitas 13.5

Dinner Special:
AZ Four Peaks 8th Street Ale braised and grilled baby back ribs, roasted corn on the cobb with blackened butter, scarlet runner cowboy beans, and 8th Street Ale BBQ sauce 28
Dessert Special:
Banana split ice cream torte, chocolate cookie crumbs, strawberry semi-freddo, banana custard, chocolate ganache, matching sauces, fresh whipped cream