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Outside Inn

4907 S Highway 92, Sierra Vista, AZ 85650-9599
+1 520-378-4645
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“mahi mahi” (8 reviews)
“risotto” (6 reviews)
“filet mignon” (6 reviews)
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4907 S Highway 92, Sierra Vista, AZ 85650-9599
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Reviews (136)
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fantastic dinner and wine. I had macadamia nut crusted mahi mahi, she had seafood pasta. Nice bottle of wine at a reasonable price. Filet mignon gorgonzola puff pastry appetizer. Food, service, atmosphere were sublime. How did we not find this place until a couple weeks...More

Thank MattinTanqueVerde
Reviewed 4 days ago

Just had my last Montecristo prepared by the hands of master chef and owner, David Bain. As always, an excellent midday repast with no peer in this beautiful little burg. Sadly, The Outside Inn has come to the end of an era, as David &...More

Thank Bill C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Some of the best food in the area. Always great service and delicious food. Fine dining at affordable prices.More

Thank Debra C
sunnygirlArizona, Owner at Outside Inn, responded to this review

Thank You very much for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your evening with us. While we are in our last week of business after 24 years, I am certain that the new owners will continue in our longstanding tradition of great food...More

Reviewed 30 March 2017

Charming restaurant in an older home. Knowledgeable staff, great food, good cocktails. The owner goes out of his way to make sure your drinks & meal are very satisfying. Lovely room with fireplace & patio dining.

Thank lindajjensen
sunnygirlArizona, Owner at Outside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words and 5 star review!! We are happy when our guests react so favorably. We look forward to seeing you again. David Bain Owner The Outside Inn

Reviewed 26 March 2017

The only "negative" about this wonderful restaurant is that it is closing. The owner is going to give this restaurant to a person who submits the best essay! On to the restaurant. When we arrived at the restaurant we did not have reservations and the...More

Thank ackvil
sunnygirlArizona, Owner at Outside Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much. It was a pleasure getting to chat with you while waiting for your table. and to treat you to a Balvenie Carribean Cask was my honor. Possibly you will make a return visit before we no longer are the owners. Thank You...More

Reviewed 8 March 2017

This is a little hidden gem, well on the south side of SV. It truly deserves to be #1 in these listings. The staff is so friendly and helpful. They do the absolute best they can to make you feel welcome and comfortable, and that...More

Thank jaf1944
sunnygirlArizona, Owner at Outside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your stellar review of our restaurant. We really appreciate when our guests enjoy our restaurant the way that you did. My wife Dawn was one of your servers for lunch, and I was your chef that day. Glad to know I was...More

Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

My daughter took me out to dinner. I had the mahi-mahi with melted cheese and yummy sauce. My daughter had the scallops with pecans. I was impressed how good everything was. I decided before I left for home I would come for lunch. I was...More

Thank GramNancy
sunnygirlArizona, Owner at Outside Inn, responded to this review

Thank You very much for spending time with us while you were in Sierra Vista visiting. It was a pleasure to have you dine with us and I know my wife really enjoyed speaking with you. Reviews like yours make our hearts joyful. We look...More

Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Best food in county. Steak, seafood, veal or lamb, it's all cooked perfectly to order. Soups and deserts home made and excellent. Service is superb. Even some rare spirits behind the bar. Ambiance is classy yet casual. Don't miss!

Thank pattyb777
sunnygirlArizona, Owner at Outside Inn, responded to this review

Thank You very much for your kind review. It makes what we do all the more rewarding. David Bain Owner The Outside Inn

Reviewed 22 February 2017

Wife & I went on a Tuesday night and it was about 1/2 full. Interior is understated but pleasant. We ordered an appetizer Filet tips with gorgonzola in a pastry with a Bearnaise sauce - one of the best apps we've had. They chose to...More

Thank 22man
sunnygirlArizona, Owner at Outside Inn, responded to this review

Thank You for your kind words. The sauce on your Gorgonzola Puffs was homemade Bordelaise not a Bernaise, we are very proud of the depth that sauce displays. I am glad that you and your wife enjoyed everything, and we look forward to your return....More

Reviewed 26 January 2017

I travel often and try to eat at local, non-chain restaurants. Outside Inn was recommended by my business partners and got favorable ratings in Trip Advisor. It was a pleasant surprise in Sierra Vista. The restaurant is on the small size which is okay. Very...More

Thank Eugene S
sunnygirlArizona, Owner at Outside Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind words Eugene. We are glad you enjoyed your evening with us. Many folks are pleasantly surprised to find a restaurant of this caliber in our area. We look forward to you joining us again when you are in town. David Bain...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 13:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 13:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 13:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 13:30
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4907 S Highway 92, Sierra Vista, AZ 85650-9599
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Sierra Vista
  • Phone Number: +1 520-378-4645
  • E-mail