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Cafe Bink

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36889 Tom Darlington Drive, Carefree, AZ 85377 (Bloody Basin)
+1 480-488-9796
11:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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217 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here to get away from the football madness that was Cave Creek on a Sunday afternoon. Brunch had just wound down and we arrived in time for happy hour menu and beverage prices. I've eaten at other restaurants with the same owner in Greater Phoenix so I had high expectations which were not disappointed. I had their happy hour... More 

Thank Teresa M
Carefree, Arizona
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Heard this place was owned by the same person that owned the very high end Brinkleys ( now closed)in Cave Creek, Az, so gave it a try. Nothing went right from sitting at bar, looking at bartender and 15 minutes to get a glass of wine, order that took what seemed like forever and was just plain awful. Burger less... More 

Thank glaffey75
Coronado, California
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82 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We arrived at 6:30 pm for dinner to be told that the Pork Chop (my choice) and the Duck Breast (my wife's choice) were off the menu. My wife, disappointed, then ordered Quiche with broccoli only to be soon after told that the quiche was fresh out of the oven and could not be cut so she had to settle... More 

Thank howcrab
Donna L, Manager at Cafe Bink, responded to this review

I do apologize for your favorites being off the menu but we are responding to the many guests that ask for menu changes. Quiche should have been ready for you. If I can do anything to make your next experience better please call me Donna 480-200-1296 More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

The crossing appetizero and the Italian chopped salad were great. I thought the puttanesco was too salty. The service was good.

Thank Carol M
Scottsdale, Arizona
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

I am local and will visit "Baby Bink's" when I want to treat myself or friends to a simple yet upscale dining experience. Food is great. Service is impeccable. Prices are reasonable for the quality. Be sure to sit outside on a nice day!

Thank David C
Boulder, Colorado
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177 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

After a long drive from Colorado we were looking for a small bar and Cafe that would not be overly jammed with noise and people. Well, Cafe Binks is the place. My wife had Raeburn Chardonnay ; and I had a New Zealand Pinot Grigio. Both were great. I had a cup of Gazpacho to start. It was excellent. I... More 

Thank eddiethea
Phoenix, Arizona
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Well, I hate to say it, but I tried their french toast and it was probably the worst french toast I have ever had. It was on their brunch menu. First, my order was under cooked. Soggy and mushy. So I asked them to try again. Second, my next order of french toast had almost no batter on it. I... More 

Thank John K
Scottsdale, Arizona
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

This is the quicker-meal off-shoot of Binkleys highly rated and expensive restaurant, for me, better food at a better price

Thank T B
Carefree, Arizona
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

As a Carefree resident, I have tried Cafe Bink a number of times. I really want to love this place but the service and food is just average (Except the french fries)

Thank Eileen C
Scottsdale, Arizona
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

The food has diminished from excellent to average. The onion soup is still very good as is the berry salad and their French fries, but the limited menu doesn't do if for me much anymore. As for the service, I have great service one time and highly lacking other times. One time in particular, my daughter and I were the... More 

Thank spinnut

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36889 Tom Darlington Drive, Carefree, AZ 85377
    (Bloody Basin)
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Carefree
  • Phone Number: +1 480-488-9796

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