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Crosswinds Grille

Certificate of Excellence
American, Diner
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800 W Airport Rd, Ste B, Payson, AZ 85541-3649
+1 928-474-1613
06:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Tue 06:00 - 15:00
Wed - Sat 06:00 - 20:00
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Breakfast was cold . Pie: Coconut cream was a yellow, thick, tasteless paste,with coconut inside it . The topping had an offensive nasty chemical taste about it . The crust told me the pie was old as it was soggy . Very unpleasant. The apple pie was filled with gelatin and uncooked apples. Again the crust was soggy . The... More 

Mesa, Arizona
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47 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Upon arrival got seated right away. Lucky to run into friends who joined us at the table. Each one of us had a different meal and all of us ate heartily. Corn beef hash with eggs,oatmeal,french toast with bacon and eggs,fruit orange juice,coffee. Nothing left when we were done. Needless to say we all enjoyed our meals and company not... More 

Thank switzer2
Payson, Arizona, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Home of the million dollar view of both the airport and the Mogollon Rim. Watch the Sky King motorglider practice takeoffs and landings! Food is so good the locals pack this restaurant. Great home-made pies too.

1 Thank Russ H
Mesa, Arizona
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Me and my husband went here twice on our honeymoon because it was so good! It was right next to he airport and you can watch the little planes and helicopters come and go! The food and service was great and we can not wait to come back next time we are in Payson. :)

Thank Danielle E
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189 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Ok this is a very basic cafe but when we read that it overlooked the airport runway we decided to drive up and check it out. The place was cute and the food remarkably good. The views were the best part and I don't mean to down play the food at all. It was Friday and we both had the... More 

Thank gilladj
Grand Haven, MI
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200 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

After a bit of a hike we were just looking for a place to grab a lunch before heading back into Phoenix. After reading the glowing reviews and checking out the menu, I am glad to say that I settled on the Chicken Fried Steak and the Potato Soup. I do love chicken fried steak but, like Craig, fear that... More 

1 Thank Steve M
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63 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Breakfast on the weekend is GREAT with a wonderful view of airplanes coming and going . Food is nothing special but the view of the Mogollon Rim is worth a visit!.

Thank HMitch08
Gilbert, Arizona
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119 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

The breakfasts are pretty dang good, and the view of the runway is spectacular. The only negative thing I can add is that the wait is terribly long. Because of the view people like to visit, so people will occupy a table long after they're done eating. It's very frustrating.

Thank Lawdrum
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

We stopped in just for pie and to see the planes. We were not disappointed. Wish we had come for lunch also. Waitress was very nice. The restaurant was clean and inviting.

Thank Stephanie L
Payson, Arizona
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94 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We have eaten here on and off over the last few years, but this week-end we had friends from out of town, so we thought we'd take them somewhere different. On Sunday, expect a wait, especially after everyone gets out of church. It is worth the wait and you don't have to wait long, because they have a large dining... More 

Thank ransal1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 W Airport Rd, Ste B, Payson, AZ 85541-3649
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Payson
  • Phone Number: +1 928-474-1613

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