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Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Wine and Beer, Live Music
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All reviews ribs fish and chips steak christopher creek recommended by a friend full bar phoenix heat sat at the bar service was great outdoor patio cabin highway specials
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Reviewed 16 May 2022

Try the ribs they are yummy! Really friendly bartender. Not everyone can make a great martini but theirs was kick ass.

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 17 March 2022

Great food Chef Bill creates the greatest specials cuts his own steaks changes at the specials weekly. Comes out in jacks and every table to make sure everything is cooked to perfection. So nice to have a restaurant with a real chef who cares about...his customers and serves nothing but the best quality food if you haven’t been here recently you need to try it outMore

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed 20 February 2022

Wonderful svc. Great food. Awesome friendly staff. Great lodging. This place is a nice 2 hr getaway from phx

Date of visit: February 2022
Reviewed 2 December 2021

Fun restaurant in the pines of Christopher Creek, about 20 miles NE of Payson at the Christopher Creek turnoff on Hwy. 260. Reservations are not required. Parking is close in out in front of the restaurant. This is more than a steakhouse, and we had...some wonderful Tavern Burgers, one with onion rings. Almost more than we could eat. Full bar is available Service was friendly and fast, the bathrooms were clean and the staff was nice. Because of the relative remoteness and the present delivery problems all over, they are sometimes out of certain things. There is usually an appropriate substitute, however. I recommend this place, especially as a change of pace for dinner. The restaurant is separate from the cabins, and one does not need a cabin reservation to eat there.More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 23 September 2021

Recommended by a friend and it turned out to be a good one. The lodge was comfortable with all the amenities you need. After being there a few days the restaurant proved to be the best in town. Now I recommend to anyone looking to...escape the desert.More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 15 September 2021

Thought we would have a good meal based on online information, but the food was not good and the advertised Prime meat was tough and overcooked. One vegetable choice asparagus was tough. If there was another place to eat we would have complained and left....Server was friendly, but clueless and put someone elses drink on my tab (just the merchants copy not on my receipt).More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 27 August 2021 via mobile

Arrived here on a week day for lunch with reservations well in advance for 16 but the staff on board didn't get the memo. They accommodated us with a smile and sat us all down together. Drinks ordered and Missy served everyone in a timely...manner. It appeared Missy also was taking care of the patio as well. An overwhelming prospect to say the least. We all understood the situation as Management had not staffed up for us as well as the regulars. The kitchen was slow. I ordered the "hand breaded" fish and chips which obviously were frozen fish patties. The chicken tenders also appeared to be of the frozen variety. Steak tacos were good as their burgers. Grilled chicken sandwich was overcooked with no sauce of any kind. We all thought our server, Missy, applause here, did a heck of a job in a tough situation with a smile and a great sense of humor.More

Date of visit: August 2021
James H, Owner at Creekside Steakhouse and Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2021

Thank you for the feedback, we take every guest review seriously. Missy is a Rockstar, thank you for your grace and understanding. We will continue to work hard to provide 5 star service and meals.

Reviewed 12 August 2021

We enjoyed this beautiful escape nestled just below the Mogollon Rim. The cabin was cute and cozy and there were hiking trails within walking distance or a short drive away. The restaurant on site makes a great steak to boot!!

Date of visit: July 2021
James H, Owner at Creekside Steakhouse and Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2021

Thank you for the great review!

Reviewed 14 July 2021

Stopped for a refreshing drink and had to order the onion rings which we're awesome. Sat at the bar, very friendly place, employee's and patrons. We will go back.

Date of visit: July 2021
James H, Owner at Creekside Steakhouse and Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2021

Perfect spot for a quick bit. Thanks for stopping in!

Reviewed 17 June 2021

We ate on an attractive rustic outdoor patio. The food was excellent and the service was as well. Early evening temperatures were low 90s but it was 115 in Phoenix just over an hour drive away.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Yes, Creekside Steakhouse and Tavern offers takeaway services.

Creekside Steakhouse and Tavern is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 3
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5