Events

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.

Ongoing

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.

Sep
19
Fri
Arizona Restaurant Week
Sep 19 – Sep 28 all-day

We are celebrating Arizona Restaurant Week!
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Arizona Restaurant Week Menu 2014 $44 per guest excluding beverages, tax and gratuity
Gluten free, vegetarian and vegan friendly menus available.
For full details: AZ Restaurant Week

Menu:

Appetizer:
Compressed Arugula Salad with Spanish Manchego, Candied AZ Pecans, Sun-Dried Cherries, Tart Green Apples and Pistachio Vinaigrette
- or -
Tortilla Crusted Crab Cakes (2ea.) with Jicama Roasted Green Chile Slaw and Chipotle Aioli
- or -
Sonoran Potato Skins with Schreiners Chorizo, Pickled Onions, Roasted Green Chilies, Red Chile Crème Fraiche, and Smoked Gouda Fondue

Entrée:
Sautéed Pacific Coast Sanddabs with Whipped Potatoes, Malt Vinegar Butter, Sautéed Sugar Snap Peas, and Mesquite-Wood Grilled Carrots
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Ancho Chili Rubbed Filet, Crimini and Scallions, Manchego Scalloped Potatoes, AZ Roasted Corn Cream and Adobo Demi
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Root Beer Braised Short Ribs with Sweet Potato, Caramelized Onion and Leek Gratin, French Beans with Garlic and Smoked AZ Pecans, Root Beer Reduction

Dessert:
Warm Buttermilk Chocolate Cake with Warm Chocolate Buttermilk Sauce and Candied Pecan Ice Cream
- or -
Lemon-Lime Sour Cream Meringue Pie with Raspberries, Sliced Kiwi, Baked in an Almond Crust
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Crème Brulee with Piloncillo Caramel Swirl, Salted Pepita Lace Cookie, Fresh Seasonal Berries

 

Nov
26
Wed
Order Thanksgiving To-Go from Tonto by Nov. 23
Nov 26 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Thanksgiving To-Go at Tonto

Let Tonto Bar and Grill handle all the turkey talk this year.

If your schedule is more stuffed than your Thanksgiving turkey is going to be, why not let Tonto Bar and Grill take care of the cooking for you?!

Sit back and relax. You do the “thanks,” and we’ll do the “giving.” Each individual carry-out feast includes:

  • Slow Roasted Tom Turkey (light & dark meat)
  • Creamy Whipped Potatoes
  • Sweet Potatoes with Brown Sugar & Pecans
  • Traditional Sage Stuffing
  • Fresh Sage Giblet Gravy
  • House-Made Cranberry & Orange-Ginger Relish
  • Green Beans, Garlic Butter & Fried Onions
  • House-Made Herbed Potato Rolls with Honey Butter
  • Brown Sugar Sweet Potato Pumpkin Pie.
  • Tart Apple Streusel Cream Cheese Bar with Smoked Caramel Sauce
  • Gluten Free, vegetarian & vegan menu options are also available.

Cost is $30 per person, plus tax. Reservations must be received by November 23. Call 480-488-0698 to place your order.

Tonto Bar and Grill will be closed Thanksgiving Day, so pick-up time is between 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 26.
Print Thanksgiving To Go Menu

Print GF & Vegetarian Menu

Additional salad (Mixed Greens, Poached Pears, Sun-Dried Cranberries, Bleu Cheese Dressing) can be purchased for $3 per person.

Rodney Strong Chardonnay ($25), La Crema Pinot Noir ($36), and Kenwood Yulupa Merlot ($25) are also available for purchase.

Cartwright’s Sonoran Ranch House will be open Thanksgiving Day, please make reservations early as it will sell out. Cartwright’s 480-488-8031

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

Rope & Xmas Balls

 

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. T.B.D.

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

Champ toast
Have a joyous New Year’s Eve dinner at Tonto Bar & Grill from 4:00-9:30 p.m. on Wenesday, December 31.
We’ll be serving our special New Year’s Eve menu plus our regular menu, as well.
Special Menu T.B.D.