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“Wonderful atmosphere, great service & food.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Cedar Creek Inn

Cedar Creek Inn
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Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $45
Cuisines: American, Bar, Seafood, Contemporary
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: El Camino Real
Description: Rated top 100 al fresco restaurants in the United States in Forbes Magazine
Pacific Grove, Ca
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Wonderful atmosphere, great service & food.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012

After a very disappointing lunch at Montage we were ready for something good and this cozy restaurant delivered. Whenever you're in Orange County you have to be prepared for waits and a busy atmosphere. Cedar Creek is busy on a Friday nite but they are attentive and the food comes quickly. We enjoyed this place for the warmth and casual dining experience. We will come again!

  • Visited December 2012
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Eureka, California
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252 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
“Nice and yet cozy”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

I remember when this used to be a Nursery with Mexican art work. Now its a charming, sightly elegant restaurant. Went with the girls today. We love the crab cake, Caesar salad! The dressing is just salty enough. The, not too over the top, Christmas decorations are very festive. They have a large roaring fireplace. If you are going on a drizzly day, call and ask for a table near it. The house chardonnay is nice, with a mild oak flavor. If its a warm day they offer patio dining under old beautiful trees. Check out the happy hour specials. This is a great celebration restaurant.

Visited November 2012
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Evening Patio Delight”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

My wife and I go here frequently in the evening for a Romantic but laid back glass of Wine, Calamari and Crab Cakes under the trees. There is even an outdoor fire place in the corner.

The staff is always great, even when they occasionally get a bit busy.

The food is always fantastic!

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank thebigmozier
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Castro Valley, California
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354 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 250 helpful votes
“Great Food, Nice Service, Outdoor Seating”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

We ate here after visiting the Mission which is located across the street. They have a very nice lunch menu, appetizers, salads, and sandwiches. There is also a kid's menu. The food was well prepared and the service was very good. There is a very nice outdoor seating area, as well as seating indoors. The chopped salads were very good. Fish and chips and burgers were also well prepared. And the desserts were yummy. This is a nice place for adults and kids alike.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Orange County, California
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142 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Great food, great location”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

Across from the Mission, this is a great place that has excellent food and an equally wonderful staff. Sitting outside on their patio is a treat...and if the weather is bad, I recommend sitting in the bar area by their fireplace. Not an extensive menu, but everything on it is wonderfully prepared. Location is great as you can walk around the small shops and visit the mission. A great place for bringing out of towners (friends or business).

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars
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