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Cucina Rustica

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7000 State Route 179, Village of Oak Creek, Sedona AZ 86351, Sedona, AZ 86351-9270
+1 928-284-3010
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Dawsonville, GA, USA
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

the ambiance is lovely but the greeting staff, the waiter and the food was very average - not at all expected from a first class restaurant

Thank Elke92
Saddle Brook, New Jersey
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174 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The place has a really nice atmosphere...my wife and I ate there twice while on a 9 day Sedona vacation. Paul our waiter was great and very professional. One piece of advice though. Dahl and Deluca (sister restaurant) has virtually the same menu...but Cucina Rustica has the better atmosphere. So don't bother with the sister restaurant..its the same food.

Thank barfoot164
Tempe, Arizona
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Scored a table on the front patio! The setting is well planned. Tables are arranged so you still have privacy. Wine and appetizers were fine, our server was a very special young lady. Explained the specials twice for my hearing challenged companion as if we were her only customers. No pressure! Dinner was as good as the previous reviews. It... More 

Thank phxcfi
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband found this restaurant on another review site and it met our highest expectations. Lovely atmosphere. Timely but not overbearing service. Gluten free accommodations. Rarely on any menu: Kale Salad. Enjoyed a creative, and yummy Eggplant Parm. The location is bit of a drive beyond the main drag of Sedona. We thoroughly enjoyed Cucina Rustica for our first night... More 

1 Thank Julie B
Florida Keys
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48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

While visiting friends in Sedona they took us to this restaurant located in Oak Creek. This is one of the Chef Lisa locations. This has an delightful Tuscan that us prepared and served in top notch fashion. Wine selection was good and the food was exceptional. No wonder that this restaurant is always packed for dinner.

1 Thank concher
Freedom, Maine
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a popular place to enjoy a home made Italian meal in Oak Creek. The service is friendly and attentive, the wine selection is large, and the food is flavorful and uncomplicated.

Thank Freedome3
Ipswich, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wonderful delicious romantic dinner, outside with guitarist and fireplaces. Our server, Jennifer, was spot-on with every recommendation, from wine to dessert.

2 Thank MikiIpswichMA
Lake Elsinore, California
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had reservations and were seated within a reasonable time at a charming outside table next to the fireplace, The evening was slightly cool, so the fire was appreciated. Our waiter was excellent, but did think that on the whole it would have suited the restaurant to have had a little more help. The waiters were really pushed, but on... More 

2 Thank slykitti
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127 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great food , with many specialties we ordered the Osso Buco it was great and excellent service. Close to the Hilton at Oak Creek.

1 Thank FunSeekerGA
Racine, Wisconsin
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited on our first evening in Sedona. Service wasn't as good as it could be, at least with our waitress. The guitar player was an added plus! Food was good but pricey considering it was for just the entree, no salad or anything else except bread.

1 Thank OctoberBirthdayGirl

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$14 - $35
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
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: 7000 State Route 179, Village of Oak Creek, Sedona AZ 86351, Sedona, AZ 86351-9270
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Sedona
  • Phone Number: +1 928-284-3010
In the lovely village of Oak Creek, Sedona you'll find a gem...The doorway to the imagination awaits you here. Old World decor with hand-crafted antique doors and ornate iron gates from around the world, draw you in then transport you back in time. The restaurant wraps its arms around you and settles you into a dining experience that many foodies seek out, but rarely find. The restaurant has won numerous awards of excellence for food and service, as well as Wine Spectator Award of Excellence for 10 consecutive years. You will see Chef Lisa Dahl almost every evening visiting with guests, signing her award-winning cookbook, and in the kitchen paying close attention to every detail to ensure you'll have the most enjoyable dining experience. Happy Hour: Sunday-Thursday 4:30-6PM.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?