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Binkley's Restaurant

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6920 E Cave Creek Rd, Cave Creek, AZ 85331-8604 (Tom Darlington & Cave Creek Road)
480-437-1072
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5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 175
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  • 24
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  • 15
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  • 9
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best Fine Dining Ever!!!

If you want the best food experience ever...Binkley's is the place!!! A little pricey but we'll worth it. They have quite the variety and the wait staff are very knowledgeable. The chefs are professional and it shows!!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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Phoenix, Arizona
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  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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Phoenix, Arizona
3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

If you want the best food experience ever...Binkley's is the place!!! A little pricey but we'll worth it. They have quite the variety and the wait staff are very knowledgeable. The chefs are professional and it shows!!!

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Cave Creek, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Five star in the heart of Cave Creek. The best special occasion restaurant around. The chef trained at the French Laundry and never ceases to amaze. Get the matching wine flight and enjoy all of the little surprises that accompany dinner. Don't be fooled by the location or exterior...our friends from NYC raved and went back for a second time!

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Singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Don't be deceived by the low-key exterior of this fabulous restaurant. Inside lies a talented team of culinary wizards! Our friends chose Binkley's for our July 4th treat and together, we opted for the 6-course tasting menu (with wine pairings), leaving the chef to select all dishes for the night. Much to our delight, all four diners in our group... More 

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Queen Creek, AZ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

my husband and I celebrated my birthday at Binkley's last night. Have heard a lot of good things about the restaurant, and we were not disappointed. We chose tasting menus with wine pairings. Everything wa a treat for all senses. The service was exceptional.

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Portland, Maine, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Our 3rd annual Restuarant week dining experience. Eye popping, mouth watering, superb service. Close to 15 different presentations. Sat in quiet dining room left of entrance so it was more subdued than main section. Next year we will select wine tasting option. Definitely worth it. Binkleys is such a class act. Still called to thank us the next day,

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Santa Monica, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

I returned to Binkley's this week after not visiting for a couple of years (for too long). Surprisingly, amazingly, they're still hitting on all cylinders. The endless parade of amuse bouches and palate cleansers astounds with their creativity and variety of fabulous tastes and textures, and Binkley's is still willing to throw in some drama and showmanship that never distracts... More 

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Carefree, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This was our second time to dine at this special restaurant. We went to celebrate a birthday and try the Restaurant Week menu. We ate at 5:30 PM as that was the only seating available when we booked. We were greeted warmly, seated immediately and approached for a drink order. The service was note worthy as we never needed to... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Did the restaurant week menu, after failing to get reservations for a birthday and anniversary this year. Glad it had been booked. We found it pretentious and weird. The numerous amuse bouche were interesting but Barbie sized. The main course was the most disappointing. Pancetta a bit dry. Service good. Responsiveness to critique nonexistent. This one is heading downslope. We... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I went with a large group of 48 diners. We opted for the 6 course tasting menu with wine pairings. Excellent choice, the food was imaginative and delicious. I have had the pleasure of experiencing Chef Kevin Binkley's fantastic creations twice and I look forward to my next opportunity to re-visit Cave Creek and Brinkley's.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

It's a shame Michelin doesn't cover the southwest, if they did I'm confident Binkley's would have at least one star. Go for the tasting and be whisked away into a whimsical culinary journey with unique twists on what you thought was 'southwestern' food. Chef is really phenonenal. And the price will blow you away. You would pay double or triple... More 

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Additional Information about Binkley's Restaurant

Address: 6920 E Cave Creek Rd, Cave Creek, AZ 85331-8604
Phone Number: 480-437-1072
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Cave Creek
Open Hours:
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 50 - 50

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6920 E Cave Creek Rd, Cave Creek, AZ 85331-8604
    (Tom Darlington & Cave Creek Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Cave Creek
  • Phone Number: 480-437-1072

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 50 - 50

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Special occasions, Doing business
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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