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Farside Bistro


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017, 2019 Winner


$10 - $35
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Persian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews baba ganoush saffron rice kebab pita bread lamb shank persian ice cream baklava dip sampler pasta potatoes middle eastern food russian beer zereshk polo sounds weird charming little restaurant made from scratch i highly recommend this restaurant
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service, such friendly people...our server, the owners, all were there like family. The food was amazing!!! The spices and sauces subtle but perfectly balanced to bathe your palate in each individual taste wanting you to keep eating even when you were so full already....More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Jane C
Reviewed September 29, 2019

Although we have heard great things about Farside for years, we have been a little lazy about making the drive over to Cottonwood for dinner. Last night we did eat at Farside and our party of four had a great meal and experience.Everything we had,...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Bonny S
Reviewed September 3, 2019

Outstanding cuisine, especially the lamb shank in their special tomato based sauce. As important is the friendly and extremely courteous staff and owners. This is a must for us locals in Sedona. The 20 minute drive to Cottonwood beats the 5 minutes to any place...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Paul S
Reviewed September 3, 2019

went with friends and I was pleasantly surprised ! the food was yummy and plentiful. The dessert, well the ice cram was suppose to have a rose flavor, but I didn't get that. My friends did. I would go back, the people were great

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank TERI S
Reviewed August 17, 2019

We came here on a recommendation and we were pleasantly surprised! Who would think little Cottonwood would have a excellent Mediterranean/Persian restaurant. We had seen it many times and frankly Persian cuisine was foreign and had the idea it was real spicy. In my younger...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Robert M
Reviewed July 20, 2019

nice selection of dishes and staff was very friendly. Typical strip mall kind of place with plastic table cloths. The stuffed grape leaves were very good as was the Baba Ghanoush. We both had Saffron Rice and it was very odd flavor for a typical...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Michael L
Reviewed June 8, 2019 via mobile

My friend and I were traveling through Arizona and happened on this delightful restaurant. The atmosphere and food presentation were elegant, the service wonderful, the food delicious and generous. The people were gracious Middle Eastern hosts.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank patriciamQ9765AU
Reviewed June 6, 2019 via mobile

We tried 3 different lunch entrees and 2 appetizers, ALL were five star. The service was prompt, friendly, and fun. The Farside Bistro has become our # 1 restaurant in the Cottonwood, Jerome, and Sedona area.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank 201jeffreye
Reviewed May 23, 2019

The food was amazing. Generous portions and flavorful. The service was so warm and welcoming. We are going back this Saturday. One of my new favorites in the Verde Valley.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank JehneLunden
Reviewed May 7, 2019

My best friend and I do lunch a few times a month and this id quaint. Very good food and the service is great.

Date of visit: April 2019
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