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. We also offer events at our sister restaurant, Cartwright’s Sonoran Ranch House, just up the street. Our calendar lists events happening at both restaurants and in the neighborhood.

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

  • When: 3-6 p.m. daily
  • Location: Tonto Bar & Grill
  • Description: Join us from 3-6 p.m. daily in the bar for  Happy Hour Enjoy $1 off draft beers, $8 well martinis, $5 well cocktails and featured wines, $6 Tontoritas and $5 appetizer specials.

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

TacosJoin us for some tasty fare while we celebrate our southerly neighbors independence day. Don’t miss out on our agave spirit’s, we have one of the best lists in the valley!

Cinco De Mayo 2016 Specials:

Lunch Special:

Mexican Torta with Braised Beef machacha, Roasted Chile Verde, Queso Fresco, Pickled jalapenos, Fresh Avocado, Charred Anaheim Chile Aioli. Served on a House-made Cemita Roll$14.50

Dinner Special:

Mesquite wood-fired 6oz. Achiote Beef Tenderloin and 2ea. Diver Scallops, Mexican Rice, Braised Black beans with Bacon, AZ Cilantro and cotija cheese, Local calabacitas, Roasted Poblano Coulis $40

Dessert Special:
Mexican Chocolate Empanadas with Deep Fried Horchata Ice Cream and Macerated Strawberry Mango Salsa

Happy Mother’s Day
May 8 @ 10:30 am – 8:30 pm

Join us on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 8, from 10:30 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 go to our home page for online reservations and look for the “Make a Reservation Now” on the left side.

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

Morel Mushroom Bisque with Crispy Pancetta, White Truffle Crème Fraiche, and AZ Rosemary Oil $8 cup $10 bowl

House-Made Quiche with Smoky Cheddar, Grilled Asparagus, Roasted Local Peppers, and Crimini Mushrooms. Served with AZ Romaine, Candied Pecans, Gorgonzola Cheese, Mixed Local Berries, and Meyer Lemon Honey Vinaigrette $18

Pan-Seared Diver Scallops with Smoked Local Sweet Corn and Mascarpone Risotto, Grilled Asparagus, Spring Onion Bacon Jam, AZ Sun-Dried Apricot Gastrique $38

8 oz. Mesquite Wood Grilled Beef Tenderloin with Charred Baby Leek Whipped Potato, Agave Glazed Baby AZ Heirloom Carrots, Shiraz Braised Shitake Mushrooms, Pink Peppercorn Buerre Rouge $40

Mini Caramel Cream Cheese Roulade with Nocello Anglaise
– Key Lime Tartlet with Graham Cracker Crust, Dried Cherry Compote and Candied Lime Zest
– Raspberry Meringue Torte with Orange Blossom Scented Buttercream and Candied Red Rose Petals.

Print Mother’s Day Menu

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.

7th Annual Cave Creek Balloon Festival
May 28 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Seventh Annual Cave Creek Balloon Festival, May 28, 2016

Click here to download brochure

WHAT: Seventh Annual Cave Creek Balloon Festival, organized by Tonto Bar & Grill and Aerial Solutions.
WHEN: 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, May 28, 2016.
WHERE: On the driving range of the Rancho Mañana Golf Course. Entrance to event is on the corner of Spur Cross & Cave Creek Road.

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