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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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Closed
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Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Surprise, Arizona
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568 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So glad we were able to get in to this fantastic gourmet gastronomic delight. They are closing this week to focus on their Midtown Phoenix venue which sounds great also. They never fail to please and surprise. We were celebrating my husbands b Day, and surprised him with a very nice signed card and the tasting menu with his name... More 

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Saratoga, CA
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are interested in highly overpriced, ordinary and pretentiously served food then this is the place for you. I have to preface all this by saying I am spoiled, having lived in the Bay Area, California for many years and become used to dining on a regular basis on nothing short of spectacular as many restaurants. The service at... More 

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Cave Creek, Arizona
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44 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unfortunately, Binkley's in Cave Creek is closing and focusing on their Midtown location. If you still have a chance to get a reservation though, I would definitely recommend it. This was our second visit and it was for their annual tomato dinner. It is a celebration of the local farmers and the tomato crop they produce. Chef Binkley does an... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited Binkey's on multiple special occasions. First time we were very negative. Service was slow after getting 1/2 a piece of bread we had to ask for a second. Did away with the a la carte menu, multiple courses - some good, most so so. Stay away , too expensive. If this is a preview of his new restaurant -... More 

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Phoenix, AZ
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258 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

To begin, we have dined at Binkley's, since they opened. We have hosted several board dinners, two International Wine & Food Society dinners, and then, dined as a couple. Each meal was an extremely positive experience, in all respects. This last visit was anything but, and I am not sure why - because they are moving to Bink's Midtown, where... More 

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Paradise Valley, Arizona
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Our favorite restaurant. The food is creative and delicious, the waitstaff is attentive. A wonderful fine dining experience.

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Carefree, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

When we found out that the restaurant will close some time in July we also found out, that we never visited it. Because of a special occasion we went with friends one evening, we sat outside because of the lovely weather, and the experience took us by surprise - soooo good. The food is excellent, so is the service. The... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

We have been to Binkley's in the past for special occasions. As we no longer live in Arizona, but were planning to be there for a milestone wedding anniversary, we decided to celebrate at Binkleys. I made the reservation many weeks in advance and on the phone mentioned it was a special occasion. When we arrived at the restaurant for... More 

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New York
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51 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

I picked this because of all the great reviews I'd seen. I always like new American because I like French and creativity. binkley's is good in that sense but probably because I had high expectation to begin with, I was a bit disappointed that I wasn't really blown away by each and every dish. all of us had the petite... More 

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fort lee , new jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Having come here a year ago, the menu has altered. Same excellent food, just not so many little "tricks. We had the petite menu which was enough. Beautiful plating. Great service. It just seemed a bit paltry and less pizazz. The breakfast was terrific.

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Restaurant Details

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
Average prices
$50 - $50
Cuisine
American
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings
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
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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?