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Cress on Oak Creek

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301 Lauberge Ln, Sedona, AZ 86336-4260 (Hwy 89A)
+1 928-282-1661
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Arlington, Virginia
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I cannot say enough good things about Cress. We arrived before twilight (at 6:30), and got seated right next to the creek. The table was extremely romantic and they had many heaters around to make sure patrons didn't become chilly. As the evening darkened, the space became even more magical with lights twinkling and candles lit. The food was overall... More 

Thank CC97Girl
Long Island, NY
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had very high expectations of this place after reading the reviews and seeing the pictures online, but I was left very disappointed and underwhelmed. We had reservations for 1:15 and got there about 1. We pulled into the driveway and told they did not have enough space to park, or valet and that we would have to drive up... More 

2 Thank itlnmikey
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Impressive setting by the river, but very disappointing food. The set choice menu looked interesting, but when there are four starters, did not find it acceptable for the foie gras not to be available when ordered. All dishes sounded interesting but had unnecessary additions which destroyed or overwhelmed the main dish. A very tired salad was served up

2 Thank Stephen B
Pleasanton, California
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234 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The setting is unrivaled. The restaurant stretches along one bank of the babbling Oak Creek. Each table has its own heat lamp so don't worry about a little chill. The menu says that Conde Nast rated the restaurant as one of the Southwest's top ten restaurants and that seems about right. The option is a three course or four course... More 

Thank Daryl C
Richmond, Virginia
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67 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The ambiance and service are top notch here. We sat creek side listening to the babling Oak Creek with a full moon rising. Very romantic and serene. Our server was so helpful with picking wine and food on the menu. Expansive wine list. The dinner menu was a 3 course pre fixe for $80 or 4 course (including dessert) for... More 

Glen Allen, Virginia, United States
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Yes you actually sit on the creek. The ambiance and the service is a five! The food was average or slightly better then average. The price is above average, however I would go again because of the great location.

Thank Dan K
Frankfurt, Germany
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The location: perfect, next to the small river in Sedona. All tables set up nicely. The food: incredible. Absolutely the best. Portion sizes are small (esp the starters) but that's no problem. In any case, one would choose at least the three course menu. The services: slow, unattentive, late. The best food in the best restaurant can be ruined by... More 

3 Thank tordenskjold
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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156 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Situated below Sedona's main business area right on Oak Creek. We went for breakfast and getting out of the car the smell of their bacon was becoming. We sat at a table next to the creek with awesome leaved-ironwork fencing. OMG fabulous setting!!! Each table has a heater in case you get chilly or cold. We had a leisurely breakfast... More 

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yorba linda, United States
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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have eaten here before for dinner and lunch but not there brunch. at $54 it was pricey but well worth it with plenty of food and we were later in the brunch timeframe where most places start running out of food but not here. The quality of food is worth the price by getting jumbo shrimp, lamb, prime rib... More 

Thank Steve U
Phoenix, AZ
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our waiter Michael was wonderful the food was inventive and perfect sized portions. Sitting by the creek at sunset was magical. Amazing wine list!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$50 - $200
French, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Scenic view, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 Lauberge Ln, Sedona, AZ 86336-4260
    (Hwy 89A)
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Sedona
  • Phone Number: +1 928-282-1661
Cress on Oak Creek is a fine dining, prix-fixe culinary destination in Sedona. Inspired by the nature of Northern Arizona, locally foraged and hand-selected ingredients are incorporated in delectable courses served on the banks of babbling Oak Creek. Guests are invited to indulge in one of the most exclusive, memorable and scenic dining experiences in the world.

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Ojo Caliente, New Mexico, 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?