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“Luncheon by the river” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Cress on Oak Creek

Cress on Oak Creek
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Ranked #13 of 190 Restaurants in Sedona
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $50 - $200
Cuisines: French, American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Scenic view, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Hwy 89A
Description: 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.
South Woodstock, Vermont
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Luncheon by the river”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2013

This was a truly special place to spend a few hours. We sat by the river and enjoyed the gorgeous setting. The food was fine and the service impeccable. A must do for elegant luncheons!

Visited April 2013
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Toronto
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48 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Cannot Beat the Setting”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2013

If you are looking for ambiance, this is a good place to be. Babbling creek and good food. Menu was a little misleading on the tenderloin option (they were tips, all cooked well done upon further clarification) but the burger was good. Slightly on the expensive side. Service was adequate from the wait staff but exceptional from some of the other people (manager/hosts).

  • Visited April 2013
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Berlin, New Jersey
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Restaurant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2013

If you want an experience combining breathtaking scenery by a flowing stream and excellent cusine, then a visit to this restaurant is a must.The outdoor seating is not crowded, the bubbling stream is intoxicating and the food and service were excellent.It is a little pricey, but well worth it.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Serenely beautiful.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2013

The restaurant is quietly nestled down by the creek. The food is spectacular. If you are in Sedona, this is a MUST.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank RZ_STL_1
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Memphis, Tennessee
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Romantic setting and delicious food!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2013

The setting for this restaurant can't be beat! Sedona is surrounded by the most beautiful red rocks, but it is uncommon to see a running stream or creek. This restaurant has utilized their assets to their fullest potential.
The outdoor seating is so pleasant and relaxing. The service and wait staff were amazing and were always there to attend to your needs before you realized you even needed it.
The food was delicious. They are very fexible as far as mixing and matching different items on the menu that you would like to go together.
For example, if you aren't into dessert, they will let you have 2 appetizers or an appetizer and a salad. Their portions are perfectly porportioned.
This was a wonderful dining experience after a day hiking in the Boynton Canyon!

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank Cynthia H
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