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Up the Creek

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Wine Bar, American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
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1975 N Page Springs Rd, Under New Ownership As of 12/1/14, Cornville, AZ 86325-6103
+1 928-634-9954
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Wed - Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Phoenix, Arizona
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108 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

-> who found Up the Creek a delightful restaurant. As some have noted; the exterior seems to promise only a run-down, ramshackle general store; but the interior augers a much better experience. And the food lives up to all you might desire. Up the Creek is on a tree shaded bluff about 30 feet above Oak Creek. We dined at... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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93 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just came from Up the Creek . I was there with good friends and my husband for a nice evening meal. It's a quaint little restaurant near Sedona, Az that is right along the Oak Creek. It sits on a hill looking down on the river with big trees, etc. making a beautiful setting. Meals are good and tastefully served.... More 

Thank bjg207
Midlothian, Virginia
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81 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were invited to have dinner at Up The Creek.. I had the filet , it couldn't have been more tender. We sat by the window over looking the creek, a lovely view! If you happen to find yourself visiting Page Springs Cellars and want a nice meal.... This is a great choice!

Thank Tom and Pat S
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food/atmosphere. On the pricier side but good for special occasions. Loved watching the hummingbirds outside the window!

Thank Jaclyn M
Sedona, Arizona
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for a special place, with a great atmosphere, fantastic food, beautiful creek views, a Chef Owner (Jim) who just might sneak out of the kitchen and rock the house with an amazing piano set and a House Manager (Mario) who may twist your arm to taste three or four or five of their fabulous new wines... More 

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Huron, Ohio
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123 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Incredible hummingbird watching over the creek! It is mesmerizing and amazing! We started with the Brussels sprout order which we have at many places. A little dry but still great. I had the fresh fish which was good but presentation was so-so. Fish had head on it which I'm not so crazy about. My husband ordered a medium rare steak... More 

Thank Jenifer M
James O, Owner at Up the Creek, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Jenifer, we are constantly striving to be the best we can be. I asked my waitress about your visit and we are slightly confused by your review. First, we leave the head and tail on the fish; it is fresh caught from the local trout farm and many patrons enjoy eating the cheeks. Second, the ribs... More 

Holmfirth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

we visited with family members, including a child, and every one of us had a fantastic experience (including the child). The menu included specials, which were inventive and delicious. One of us was a vegan, and he had no problem finding interesting things on the menu. For a starter, I had a roasted beetroot salad that could have served as... More 

Thank Suzanne G
Chicago, IL
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26 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2016

Don't be fooled by the exterior.. Driving up to this place we were a little scheptical of the wine tasting. The inside is very charming with a beautiful view of the creek and forest in the back. The chef came out and did our wine tasting. His knowledge of different wines and their origins were unparalleled. One of the best... More 

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Prescott, Arizona
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43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

when you drive up, the place looks like a wooden shack. Fortunately we went in and looked at the menu. It is extensive. The food is fresh and there is a good selection of wines. We split 2 appetizers. My fav was grilled cauliflower steaks with a balsamic reduction and capers. During the winter months they have specialties like wild... More 

Thank Maria L
Sedona, Arizona
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

This was a fun, casual little place. Most tables have a view of Oak Creek. There are numerous hummingbird feeders hung just outside the windows for bird watching during lunch. The waitress was very knowledgeable about the beers and wines (some of which were locally made). The food was good - mostly sandwiches, burgers and salads for lunch. My salad... More 

Thank Diane T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $35
Wine Bar, American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1975 N Page Springs Rd, Under New Ownership As of 12/1/14, Cornville, AZ 86325-6103
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Cornville
  • Phone Number: +1 928-634-9954
Along an historic highway towards Wine Country you'll step back into how the west once was. There's nothing else like it as you dine in one of the most unique restaurants in Arizona! You'll be impressed with the rustic and authentic cowboy eatery. Enjoy fine steaks & seafood in the lush tree tops & large creek-side setting while watching the wildlife below. Eagles call this home, while the beavers build and the otters frolic. Find herons, wood ducks, turtles and others scouting out where they too find some of the best food in these here parts. Fine dining in a historic, but casual atmosphere. Join us for one of the best culinary experiences around. Freshly prepared and made to order Angus, Dry-Aged & organic grass-fed meats, homemade soups and desserts. Want the best; then come out West and see what all the locals are talking about. Full bar & fine local and international wines.

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Carlsbad, California
Sedona, Arizona, United States
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Cornville, Arizona, United States
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Cornville, Arizona, United States
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?