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Cricklewood

Steakhouse, Seafood, Hamburgers
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4618 Old Redwood Highway (at River Road), Santa Rosa, CA
707.527.7768
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Cricklewood is an eating and drinking place that opened in 1976. We serve...
Cricklewood is an eating and drinking place that opened in 1976. We serve aged, Black Angus beef and feature Sonoma county wines.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Seems to be very popular with the locals

Great food, nice bar, semi-quiet, most tables are in booth arrangements, so semi-private, very good steaks and prime rib.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 13, 2015
jim95125
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San Jose, California
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
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San Jose, California
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Great food, nice bar, semi-quiet, most tables are in booth arrangements, so semi-private, very good steaks and prime rib.

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Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

I havent had them, since Victoria Station went out of business. It turns out owner Mike worked ther years ago. This place is a bit of a throwback, but it was pretty good, The entrees were grest. French onion soup was great. Salads were ok. Service was good. Beef lovers saLUTE.

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Sacramento, California
Top Contributor
165 reviews 165 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

If you want a great beef eating experience, this is the place. All of us had the prime rib so I actually cannot speak for any other entry. But the prime rib was done perfectly and very tender. The staff was helpful and friendly.

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Prescott, Arizona
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271 reviews 271 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Not being from the area - my son and daughter-in-law took us to Cricklewood for our anniversary. We arrived in separate cars - while waiting for the others to arrive - we were constantly being asked if we wanted appetizers. Then the entire party was seated the waitress was not even giving us time to read the menu and wanting... More 

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Windsor, California
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67 reviews 67 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Went back to this restaurant for my birthday and once again I was not disappointed. We had prime rib that was cooked to perfection. Of course we had the French onion soup, this is by far the best I have ever had.

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California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is a restaurant that has been here for awhile, but is in the business of reinventing itself again and again. If you like red meat, this is a good choice in Santa Rosa. There is also an extensive menu with lots of choices, but our favorite is the prime rib dinner.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Starting w/the dried food spattered on the booth wall, it was followed w/a tasteless lemon drop martini. The tempura coating on the shrimp was flat and soggy. Baked potato was good but butter and sour cream were served together in one small container when I asked for it on the side. Service was good but quality of food and presentation... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Old School dark steak house inviroment. Very intament. Ok to try once however there are better choices in the Santa Rosa area.

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Lynette M, Owner at Cricklewood, responded to this review

I wish we'd been able to impress you more, especially since I know we've got what it takes to show you a really delicious meal. I hope you might give us that chance one day. All the best, Lynette More 

Windsor, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

When we crave beef....Cricklewood is the place to go! Love the burgers, onion soup, and of course, the fish and chips. Since prime rib really isn't my favorite, I have had the bones. When we ordered to eat there, the bones were meaty and tender. However, when we ordered to take home, they were fatty, little to no meat and... More 

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Lynette M, Owner at Cricklewood, responded to this review

I'm glad you love the fish and chips, and I apologize that the bones have been hit and miss for you you. Thank you for the feedback about both that and the margaritas. If you have any suggestions for how those 'ritas could've really knocked your socks off, I'd love to hear them! Just give me a call, and I'm... More 

Santa Rosa, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

After another delightful dinner at Cricklewood last night, I am finally - after promising myself I'd do this many times before - sitting down to write the paean this great restaurant and watering hole so richly deserves. We're new to this area, and Cricklewood has become our go-to favorite. Many others have written about its great steaks and prime rib.... More 

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Lynette M, Owner at Cricklewood, responded to this review

TripAdvisor, too?! Thank you again, Howard. We appreciate it more than you can know. Warmly, Lynette More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4618 Old Redwood Highway (at River Road), Santa Rosa, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Santa Rosa
  • Phone Number: 707.527.7768

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood, Hamburgers

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Bar scene

Description

Cricklewood is an eating and drinking place that opened in 1976. We serve aged, Black Angus beef and feature Sonoma county wines.

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