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
Happy Valentines Day
Feb 14 @ 4:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Tnto-val-dayCapture your sweetie’s heart and soul with a romantic dinner at Tonto.
We’ll be serving our extraordinary Valentine’s Day specials along with our regular menu.


Cocktail: Lovers Lane 13
Absolut Vanilla pineapple juice, Chambord, raspberries

Appetizer:    8. cup  12. bowl
Maine lobster bisque with grilled lobster, roasted chanterelle mushrooms and baby fennel, meyer lemon Crème, smoked garlic oil, AZ sweet corn

Mesquite wood-grilled 4 oz. beef tenderloin and 4 oz. butter poached lobster tail with fine herb crème Fraîche whipped potatoes, foraged mushrooms, local brocollini with
preserved AZ lemon, roasted shallot borderlaise, pinot grigio thyme butter  44.

Dessert: Obsession berry pistachio torte
French vanilla pound cake, berry gelee, layered with white chocolate and strawberry custards. Served with a trail of mini meringue kisses, chocolate covered strawberries, and candy coated pistachios 11

Print Tonto Valentine’s Day 16

Hoppy Easter Brunch
Feb 27 @ 10:30 am – 2:00 pm

Hoppy-EasterEnjoy our four-course plated brunch, freshly baked, house-made breads &
complimentary Champagne. Seating every 15 minutes from 10:30 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.

Online reservations available on our home page (left side) or phone 480-488-0698

Menu coming soon…

Salad and Fruit Course:
Seafood Platter :
Choice of Entrees:
Trio of Desserts:

St Patrick’s Day
Mar 17 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

cloverEnjoy our hearty goods served from 4 – 9 pm

Entree Special:
House-Made Corned Beef Brisket and Cabbage with AZ Baby Red Bliss Potatoes, Local Agave Nectar Glazed Baby Carrots, Irish Beer Mustard Jus 18.

Dessert Special:
Coming soon…

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!

Special menus coming soon…

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.

Special menu coming soon…

Entree Specials:


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, 2015
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