Cowboy Ciao

service

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Positive 44

  • Great service, super sweet wine list. - Kelly
  • Great food, great service and friendly people. - James
  • Great food and great service. - Allison
  • Great food great service great ambiance, Ciao exceeds expectations at every turn. - D
  • Great service. - Kit
  • Service was friendly and attentive. - Desiree
  • Service was particularly friendly and attentive. - Brian
  • amazing food...good service...unique menu. - Stephanie
  • Service was great and food was even better. - Erin
  • The service is very good and the server is friendly, knowledgeable about the menu and very charming. - Mieke

Negative 22

  • The service was atrocious--grossly disorganized, slow, unbelievable. - gary
  • If the service wasn't so bad, I'd go back just to get the salad and dessert. - Bryan
  • average service, horrible food. - Pedro
  • Bad service, so so food, and being in a room that reminded me of the olive garden leads to wholly bad experience. - David
  • About the service. - Bryan
  • Not only had I been subjected to the worst service I can remember in Scottsdale, but they had added on a 20% gratuity. - Bryan
  • Service was SLOW. - Michael
  • Decent service though and would try f n b next door. - B
  • For years I have had nothing but great food and great service. - Gary
  • There were a couple more misses but all related to service. - Dion

restaurant

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Positive 14

  • Love, love, love this restaurant. - Amie
  • The ambiance and decor of the restaurant were perfect - a nice spot with a good energy. - Greg
  • A fantastic restaurant with excellent ambiance, food, service and cocktails. - Matthew
  • The restaurant was outstanding. - Wayne
  • This restaurant helped pioneer Scottsdale's reputation as a foodie city and Cowboy Ciao is still one of the most consistently excellent places that I've had the pleasure of dining. - Michael
  • This has become my favorite restaurant in Scottsdale for a nice dinner out. - C
  • I would definitely recommend this restaurant - great atmosphere and even better food! - Mollie
  • Overall a great restaurant in Old Town. - C
  • This is my new favorite restaurant! - Mary
  • Our server was just amazing (that always enhances a restaurant experience)! - Nili

Negative 12

  • This could possibly be the worst experience I've ever had at a restaurant. - Tate
  • Have you ever gone to a restaurant, and you just wanted to leave after being there for 10 minutes? - David
  • I was a restaurant manager, so yeah, I get it - the food has already been purchased and prepped, etc. - Jennifer
  • Sad to see such a great restaurant go downhill. - Teresa
  • Unfortunately, my team didn't like anything on the pre-set menu and the restaurant didn't want to work with them on finding alternates. - Jennifer
  • The services overall was terribly slow even as the restaurant was beginning to empty. - kindra
  • Needless to say, he left the restaurant hungry. - Scott
  • The worst thing was the acoustics in the restaurant. - Chrysty
  • A higher end restaurant, it was very pretty and the stenson salad was as everyone says to die for but everything else was pretty mediocre. - Jennifer
  • As restaurant filled the noise became almost unbearable. - Gary

cowboy ciao

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Positive 17

  • Great food, good service, and awesome wine list, gives Cowboy Ciao five stars. - Mike
  • We love Cowboy Ciao! - Bill
  • This restaurant helped pioneer Scottsdale's reputation as a foodie city and Cowboy Ciao is still one of the most consistently excellent places that I've had the pleasure of dining. - Michael
  • But wow, I love the "cowboy ciao" chopped salad. - Tam
  • Cowboy Ciao did not disappoint. - Zachary
  • I'd say the best thing about Cowboy Ciao is their extensive wine menu. - Mike
  • Cowboy Ciao is one my favorite restaurants in Old Town Scottsdale. - Hilary
  • Cowboy Ciao is what I consider a good special occasion date restaurant. - Mike
  • Cowboy Ciao is one of my favorite Scottsdale restaurants. - Kimber
  • Cowboy Ciao has a great selection of American Foods, with the Chopped Salad being a weekly craving of mine. - Christine

Negative 9

  • But you can tell your ugly step sister Cowboy Ciao to never call me again. - Justin
  • Cowboy Ciao...well...no. - Jason
  • If you're up for great food that is a little over-priced, there are literally dozens of options within walking distance of Cowboy Ciao. - Frank
  • Note: the food comes very quickly, do not go to Cowboy Ciao expecting a leisurely, relaxed dinner. - Jess
  • Cowboy Ciao will serve you a nice plate of food but will fail to excite. - Jeff
  • I know Cowboy Ciao prides itself on better, I have personally experienced better but this time was truly suck. - Shar
  • It's been a while since we've been to Cowboy Ciao so you can imagine my excitement when my girlfriend wanted to celebrate her birthday at my favorite spot. - kindra
  • I find Cowboy Ciao hit or miss. - Amy
  • We decided to try Cowboy Ciao for lunch and all I can really say is it was interesting but nothing spectacular. - Ryan

server

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Positive 7

  • The service is very good and the server is friendly, knowledgeable about the menu and very charming. - Mieke
  • Its the question of: cool server or good server. - Julia
  • Our server was fantastic. - Adam
  • Our server, Gabe, was extraordinary- attentive and on the ball. - Lisa
  • To finish it all off, the server brought me a huge piece of delicious chocolate cake on a plate that said happy birthday which was a nice touch! - Mollie
  • Our server was just amazing (that always enhances a restaurant experience)! - Nili
  • Our server was attentive, friendly, and helpful. - vegegirly

Negative 4

  • We had the chopped salad, server upsold us from the $6 salad that seemed better IMO. - Jason
  • The food actually came out before the drinks, which seemed to embarrass and annoy the server. - Mandi
  • This led to confusion initially, then mild frustration when it took our server over 10 minutes to come see us. - Neil
  • I had to get by with a butter knife until the server finally came back around again. - Jake

wine list

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Positive 15

  • Great service, super sweet wine list. - Kelly
  • A wonderful and reasonably priced encyclopedic wine list including great wines by the glass. - Brian
  • Nice wine list too. - Alicia
  • Great food, good service, and awesome wine list, gives Cowboy Ciao five stars. - Mike
  • Excellent margaritas & wine list. - Anamarie
  • Our waiter helped us select a great wine from their huge wine list. - Sara
  • First off the wine list was incredible! - Jasmine
  • Extensive wine list, upscale decor that is perfect for date night or an evening out with friends, excellent service. - Ray
  • Oh, and they have a creative mixed drink list and a better-than-average wine list as well. - Bonnie
  • They also have a nice drink menu and an extensive wine list. - Jennifer

Negative 5

  • The star was for the second wine list - the one by varietal. - TR
  • The waitress was frustrated with questions about the wine list and we had to ask over and over to have waters filled -- even for the kids. - Frank
  • Strangest wine list. - Wendy
  • Impressive wine list, but the service was a little apathetic, and very high prices for the quality of food. - Doug
  • The wine list is ridiculously long. - Mike

food

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Positive 57

  • Extensive winelist, attentive waiters, delicious food, great mood lighting, wonderful location. - Emily
  • Great food, great service and friendly people. - James
  • Great food and great service. - Allison
  • Good advice on food, attentive, not intrusive. - Shawn
  • Great food great service great ambiance, Ciao exceeds expectations at every turn. - D
  • Awesome food, awesome drinks, awesome staff. - Derek
  • Great food! - Alicia
  • great food... - Raegen
  • Great food! - Anamarie
  • Amazing food! - Kit

Negative 32

  • The food was mediocre... the appetizers were cold and my pork chop was certainly nothing special. - Tate
  • To start off, the food was not as great as it used to be. - David
  • average service, horrible food. - Pedro
  • Bad service, so so food, and being in a room that reminded me of the olive garden leads to wholly bad experience. - David
  • I was a restaurant manager, so yeah, I get it - the food has already been purchased and prepped, etc. - Jennifer
  • The food was delivered quickly and everything was just ok. - donna
  • Yeah you have all heard the hype, excellent food, etc...! - Jason
  • How I hate to be one of those people who downs this place but I thought it was waaaay overpriced for the quality of food. - Lucky
  • For years I have had nothing but great food and great service. - Gary
  • Finally went here to try it out with a group and it was probably some of the worst food we have had in Scottsdale. - George

place

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Positive 38

  • It's a very friendly place, I love that! - Julie
  • I love this place and the ambiance is awesome! - Lindsay
  • This place is perfect! - James
  • This place is sexy. - Julia
  • This place is delightful. - Seymour
  • Excellent place with fantastic food. - Kris
  • I love this place. - Karri
  • Love this place! - Stephanie
  • Love this place! - Bill
  • This place proves that Southwestern cuisine is not dead and there's still room for lots of creativity. - Josh

Negative 17

  • This place is overpriced, poor menu design and flat out unimpressive. - Arjun
  • I was really looking forward to trying this place, especially after seeing that Phoenix magazine voted their upside down peanut butter brownie the best dessert in Phoenix. - Bryan
  • The room resembles nothing of the ambiance of the rest of the place. - David
  • How I hate to be one of those people who downs this place but I thought it was waaaay overpriced for the quality of food. - Lucky
  • For a place with such an interesting and hopeful menu, I was terribly disappointed. - B
  • What annoyed me about this place were the prices, even with my $30 coupon our total came out to $87 (not including tip). - Fairbi
  • I simply cannot recommend going to a place where pricing mistakes of this sort can happen. - Misha
  • This place underdelivered like Alex Rodriguez in the playoffs. - Arjun
  • With so many other good restaurants such as NOCA, FNB, Herb Box near by, I won't ever recommend this place to anyone again. - David
  • I normally think this place is okay, and while the food remained fine, it was a very poor decison to go tonight. - Allen

stetson salad

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Positive 11

  • The Stetson salad was refreshing and delectable. - Terry
  • The Stetson salad like everybody says is the best salad I've ever had. - Billy
  • The stetson chop salad was not bad. - Miss
  • Next up, the famous "Chopped Stetson Salad", an indescribably unique and wonderful taste that's often known to upstage the main course. - Mike
  • Their Stetson Chopped Salad is SOOO good. - Greg
  • My favorite menu item is the Stetson Chopped salad. - Hilary
  • The Stetson Chopped is the best salad I've ever had. - Carole
  • The Stetson Salad is a favorite, combined with their braised short ribs. - Amie
  • The Stetson Salad is the best salad I have ever had. - Julia
  • E had the stetson salad...a little small for a meal but fantastic. - Louise

Negative 2

  • I'm not a big salad fan, but the Stetson Chopped salad is delicious. - Bryan
  • Sure, the Stetson Chopped Salad was tremendous as always, but my duck and brie sandwich as well as my girlfriend's papardelle pasta were flavorless messes. - Fred

meal

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Positive 15

  • The perfect amount of sweet to close the meal. - Greg
  • They recommended the exotic mushroom deep fry and it was as good as any vegetarian meal I've ever had. - Brandon
  • The whole meal was exceptional. - D
  • Bonus points for the pacing of our meal, which was great. - Greg
  • We had a great meal. - Sara
  • I highly recommend going here to anyone wanting a nice meal while in Scottsdale. - Alicia
  • I was very happy with my meal. - David
  • A delicious espresso topped off the meal. - Desiree
  • You will be very happy with your meal. - sarah
  • The hostess and waitress where very friendly and attentive throughout the meal so I give this place a 5 star rating for excellent food and attention to detail. - Papa

Negative 5

  • The roller coaster that was our meal was not what I would have expected for the price we paid and I probably won't go back. - Sara
  • Throughout the meal, it felt uncomfortably warm. - Dan
  • Not good, overpriced...and corn meal mush? - Lucky
  • Its average One of the worst feelings is going out to dinner with your spouse and spending over a $100 and not liking your meal. - Tony
  • Our meal was not thrilling. - Ted