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Cress on Oak Creek

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301 Lauberge Ln, Sedona, AZ 86336-4260 (Hwy 89A)
+1 928-282-1661
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10 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fabulous 5 Star!!! Chef blew us away!!! Service was exceptional. Our table was so beautiful & quite! We could hear the trout jumping in the stream!! Loved it!!!

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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I arrived late for our reservation due to a delayed flight and they happy sat us at 9pm on the river. The food was expensive but top notch. What I really appreciated was the wait staff. Fatigue and wine made me forget his name but he was the best server I have had in many years.

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Thank Jeff W
Birmingham, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I celebrated our one year wedding anniversary here last week. Unfortunately, there were high winds so we couldn't sit outside near the creek as planned. Initially, I was bummed because it was why I had made the reservation, but our server was so kind to pause in between the first and second courses to allow us to... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place is part of a hotel which has a great restaurant itself. This co restaurant is on th beautiful clear river that runs by. Don't miss this place

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Conway, Arkansas
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61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of our favorite restaurants in the U.S. (we've traveled to all 50 states) is this Sedona restaurant. When we returned after 5 years, it did not disappoint. The only thing missing was the palate-cleansing sherbet, which I generally find a touch pretentious and did not miss one bit. We ate both inside (due to weather) and outside. Both venues... More 

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Thank Toran I
New York City, New York
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant enjoys a beautiful setting overlooking a quiet stream with pastoral views beyond. It is a shame that the service and food tell a different and I am afraid to say, unprofessional, disappointing story. In brief, I left my lunch almost untouched. My partner's mussels were served somewhere between lukewarm and cold and we found the experience so frustrating... More 

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2 Thank Rod L
Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A food lover's visit to Sedona is not complete without a meal at Cress. Ask for Michael as your waiter and let him guide you on a magical journey of wine and cuisine that will tantalize your tastebuds and relax your mind. This was the perfect setting for my dad's birthday and I highly recommend it for a special occasion.... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We dined at Cress on May 2nd with another couple. We have dined here a number of times (first time for our friends) and always enjoyed the ambiance, service, and cuisine. The ambiance is sublime, right next to Oak Creek. Listening to the babbling brook, and the cool waters make a great micro-climate, even on warm evenings. Heat lamps help... More 

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2 Thank DavidR1948
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago

During our stay at the over priced L'Auberge de Sedona, we dined three times at their creek side restaurant: breakfast, lunch and dinner. Breakfast was normal but the coffee was so bad, we had to request a shot of expresso to enrich it, hightlight of the lunch was the shaken cobb salad. Dinner was good but not great considering its... More 

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3 Thank Petah B
Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Coming from a great food city like Chicago, I was a bit nervous about dining here. I just had a feeling that the food wouldn't match the cost of the meal and I wish I had listened to my intuition because I was right. I don't need to get into specifics but service across the board was horrendous. From the... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 50 - US$ 200
Cuisine
French, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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: 301 Lauberge Ln, Sedona, AZ 86336-4260
    (Hwy 89A)
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Sedona
  • Phone Number: +1 928-282-1661
Description
Cress on Oak Creek is a fine dining, prix-fixe culinary destination in Sedona. Inspired by the nature of Northern Arizona, locally foraged and hand-selected ingredients are incorporated in delectable courses served on the banks of babbling Oak Creek. Guests are invited to indulge in one of the most exclusive, memorable and scenic dining experiences in the world.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?