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Cartwright's Modern Cuisine

6710 E. Cave Creek Rd. (Schoolhouse Rd.) Send to Phone
480-488-8031 | Menu
Cartwright's proves that local cowboys have gone urban, having polenta and risotto with their steak, elk and buffalo.


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Cartwright's Modern Cuisine, Cave Creek, AZ

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Cartwright's Modern Cuisine Restaurant Review

: Given Cartwright's mesquite-wood bar, massive beams and cowboy paraphernalia, you'd think the restaurant's title refers to that familial foursome on the Ponderosa. Instead, this ruggedly handsome local haunt is named after an Arizona ranching family, famed for its prize cattle. Naturally, the menu favors steaks, house-made sausage, buffalo and elk, but it doesn't confine itself to manly food. The seafood selection is strong, and each dish may be prepared in one of four different styles: Mediterranean, Southwestern, French and Asian. There is also a passion for Native American ingredients, sprinkling indigenous delights like Pima wheat berries into the recipes. For dessert, try the Campfire S'more. There is also a daily happy hour.

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