The Cartwright's Sonoran Ranch House Blog

Konnichiwa from Cartwright’s!

Look who featured us! George Nakamura publishes Oasis, the state’s only Japanese magazine, and he was kind enough to share the Cartwright’s story with his readers! We often talk about the ranchers and miners who settled in the North Valley … Continue reading

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Rock & Rye

It’s tough to pinpoint the exact origin of this tasteful elixir, but by most accounts it dates back to the early 19th century when a drink of rye whiskey sweetened with rock candy and perhaps some fruits and bitter herbs … Continue reading

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Father’s Day at Cartwright’s

Who wants a tie when they can have a fantastic meal at Cartwright’s?! Give dad something really special this Father’s Day! We’ve done the planning. All you need to do is walk on in and enjoy! Here’s what we’ve got … Continue reading

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Amanda Crick: Rollin’ Out the Dough

When Cartwright’s Sonoran Ranch House Pastry Chef Amanda Crick started tinkering with desserts, she was not even old enough to work. The daughter of a school cook, the kitchen was a comfortable spot for her. Not only did she have … Continue reading

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Seeing Double at Tonto Bar and Grill!

In the restaurant business, we see a little bit of everything, but Sunday, February 23, this little guy warmed even our hardest rolls! Buck, age 5, came in with his parents dressed as his favorite hero, Tonto! Thanks to Buck … Continue reading Continue reading

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Cartwright’s Wins “Best Tabletop” in the U.S.

Cartwright’s Sonoran Ranch House Earns “Best Tabletop” in U.S. Fantastic desert-to-table cuisine may be what Cartwright’s Sonoran Ranch House is famous for, but great food is not the only thing on the table that’s drawing national attention. Check it out … Continue reading

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Celebrate the Year of the Horse at Tonto Bar and Grill

In tales of the West, cowboys, ranchers, miners and Native Americans often play a predominant role in legend and lore, but another group, Chinese Americans, are sometimes overlooked despite their important contributions. Chinese Americans have a rich history in Phoenix … Continue reading Continue reading

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Celebrate Chinese New Year at Cartwright’s

In tales of the West, cowboys, ranchers, miners and Native Americans often play a predominant role in legend and lore, but another group, Chinese Americans, are sometimes overlooked despite their important contributions. Chinese Americans have a rich history in Phoenix … Continue reading

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Make Valentine’s Day Special at Tonto Bar and Grill

Celebrate a memorable Valentine’s Day at Tonto Bar & Grill with an extraordinary menu and “Fifty Shades of Red” cocktails! For hundreds of years, Valentine’s Day has been a special time to celebrate love and romance and to take time … Continue reading Continue reading

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Say “I Love You” with Cartwright’s

In pioneer tradition, Valentine’s Day will be extra special at Cartwright’s Sonoran Ranch House. While the West was still being tamed, both men and women toiled over cattle and homesteads every day, but February 14 was a day to shower … Continue reading

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