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Cucina Rustica

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7000 Hwy. 179, Village of Oak Creek, Sedona AZ 86351, Sedona, AZ 86351
+1 928-284-3010
17:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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529 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our group of about 35 had dinner here one night, and though my husband and I had been to another great Italian restaurant in the area and feared this couldn't compare, IT DID! It was outstanding! We had Rustica Wine Lovers: serrano ham, manchego cheese, imported olives, roasted peppers & grilled ciabatta; Bruschetta: Roman style grilled ciabatta bread topped w/... More 

Thank OklahomaMomOf3
Kings Park, New York
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went here on Thanksgiving for dinner as we were traveling and had no local family. While they did have a price fixe menu for a typical turkey dinner, we chose to order off the regular menu. Dinner was FANTASTIC!!! I got the frutti de mare and was literally licking the sauce of my plate! My husband got the elk chops... More 

2 Thank sagc333
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was good. I will not be returning to this place. Management showed little concern for us as customers. The patio is OK but COLD. Would have given a one but server and entertainer were excellent.

1 Thank Ezrel M
Little River
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is amazing...the food is superb and the atmosphere can be romantic or jovial. Never a bad meal in all the years visiting.

2 Thank Larry Z
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed our dinner. Pastas were excellent as was the drink selection. Restaurant was crowded so suggest reservations. Fun atmosphere too and relaxed though it is a nice restaurant.

1 Thank rmgatlanta
Quebec City, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Based on the recommendation of our hotel concierge, we expected to enjoy a good Italian meal. Everything went wrong. The first food brought to the table was bread. In a decent Italian restaurant, the bread should be a delight. Here it looked like soft sliced bread, the soup was tasteless, we had dishes of (egg) pasta, they were very sticky... More 

2 Thank DDDPerry
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful restaurant with a superb patio. Wonderful dinner after a great day of hiking in Sedona. Great steak dinner and charming waitress.

Thank Rob N
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed this excellent Italian food for a second time. The service is outstanding, menu is very unique with many options and the food is fantastic! I ordered the filet and it was an excellent cut of meat, cooked to perfection. The soups and salads are certainly excellent. I had the yam soup and the fresh blended flavors were delightful.... More 

1 Thank Pratta
Flagstaff, Arizona
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279 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Was staying at the Hilton Sedona. It's a quick walk. I did not expect to have great Italian food in Sedona. The restaurant has a lot of great Italian dishes. The wines they serve a great. Was very impressed. There are so many restaurants, but would go back.

Thank Ryan T
Cypress, Texas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is amazing! My mom and I ate our last dinner here on her 60th birthday trip and we could not have ended on a better note. It was excellent! We waited (not very long at all) for a table outside and it was absolutely perfect. The ambiance is great; low lighting, fire pots (for lack of a better... More 

1 Thank bhyde77

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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
US$14 - US$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
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7000 Hwy. 179, Village of Oak Creek, Sedona AZ 86351, Sedona, AZ 86351
  • 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?