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7000 State Route 179, Village of Oak Creek, Sedona AZ 86351, Sedona, AZ 86351-9270
+1 928-284-3010
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17:00 - 21:00
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed excellent anniversary dinner here! Great food and service! My husband loved his steak and I had the salmon, both from the grill section of the menu.

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Thank Linda S
Northern CA
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77 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We've had very good meals at the sister restaurant in Sedona, so we thought we'd try this one in Oak Creek. Unfortunately, the terrible service ruined the experience even though the food was good. We split a kale salad, which had marinated mushrooms and macadamia nuts and shaved parmigiano. It was really good and the kale had a hearty nutty... More 

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Newberg, OR
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106 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was so impressed with one of the sister restaurants I gave it a solid 5 star rating. I knew I was in trouble when we were shown to our seats and menus were just nonchalantly tossed on the table and then walked off like she accomplished something. This was 5:30 so it wasn't busy. The food was like a... More 

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San Diego, California
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90 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We made reservations sometime ago on Open Table & showed up on time for our 7pm reservation time. There were several couples arriving at the same time w/o reservations & the 3 staff members at the front seemed to be very focused on finding seats for the walk-ins while we had difficulty getting them to make eye contact with us;... More 

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NY burbs
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126 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here our last night in AZ. The service is slow, but the food was decent. The pasta dishes were flavorful and well sized. The appetizers - wine lovers platter and artichoke were decent. Walking distance to Hilton would recommend for that reason.

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Thank Gooselee
Wisconsin, USA
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice atmosphere. They were very backed up (high season; Sunday night with many restaurants closed), with an hour and a half wait, but were able to accommodate us with a small table in the hall area near the bar. Our server was very attentive, considering how busy they were. We shared the Veal Meatballs Alfredo as an appetizer, and... More 

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Morris Plains, New Jersey
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the caprese salad (super fresh tomatoes and mozzarella) to the eggplant parm (super thin and fresh) and homemade fettuccine special to the out of this world Nutella swirled cheesecake (best we've ever had), this food was delicious! The servers were super friendly and attentive. The restaurant is beautiful and there was a man playing guitar. Everything about this experience... More 

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Sedona, Az
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51 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I often enjoy the "happy hour" in the bar area which offers drink specials and a lovely menu of lighter fare. Our waitress, Dahlia, who used to work at the bar and was simply an awesome bartender, is now waiting tables. She was our waitress and as always, offered us the most wonderful service. The food is... More 

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Clinton Conn
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The overall experience in fine dining in Sedona was centered around one owner Lisa Dahl. Each restaurant we went to was full at our dining hour (6:30 PM) and still the kitchen maintained the proper flow of food each and everytime. Appetizers and dinners were reasonably priced and the wine list was extensive.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Saw this near conference meeting hotel in 'south' Sedona and made dinner reservations. Loved the food, atmosphere etc. Would definitely eat here again!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$35
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
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, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7000 State Route 179, Village of Oak Creek, Sedona AZ 86351, Sedona, AZ 86351-9270
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Sedona
  • Phone Number: +1 928-284-3010
Description
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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