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7000 State Route 179, Village of Oak Creek, Sedona AZ 86351, Sedona, AZ 86351-9270
+1 928-284-3010
17:00 - 21:00
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New York City, New York
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's clear that Cucina Rustica takes care to prepare delicious and satisfying food; our meal was delicious! I also loved the eclectic ambiance, romantic lighting, and tasteful touches make all of the rooms feel unique. I would definitely return to this restaurant if I'm in the area again!

1 Thank chin1ta
Conway, Arkansas
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113 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our bed and breakfast hosts suggested we try Café Rustica, and we are SO glad we did. One enters through an arbor of miniature lights. Once inside, I felt as if I were at a restaurant in Italy. The medium/large room in which we ate featured high ceilings and perfectly chosen artwork. The atmosphere was friendly and not-at-all stuffy. The... More 

1 Thank Toran I
Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow what a cool restaurant. The Décor is beautiful! Acoustic music in each room was the perfect touch. Dinner was delicious. Great wine list. Awesome service!

Thank jimandsandy_12
Bath, Canada
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had dinner here and the menu is everything you want in an Italian restaurant. We had not made reservations so opted to sit in the bar area instead of a 45 min wait. The bar was actually quieter than the noise coming from the dining room. Food was great and dessert was so yummy!!!! We had lavender and lemon... More 

Thank cindysquyres
Melbourne Australia
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55 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I had a romantic dinner with my husband here while visiting Sedona. The pasta is fresh and amazing tasting.

Thank JudyMoody11
1 review
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The atmosphere is lovely, The classic type guitar music was not obtrusive to good conversation. Appetizers were tasty and generous, then it went down hill. The special of the day was rack of lamb with roasted potatoes and asparagus, the most expensive thing available that night. The lamb was tough, bones were not cleaned making it hard to cut. The... More 

Thank Judy S
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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Too many vacation destination restaurants have a 'one and done' attitude in their approach to tourists. That is NOT the case at Cucina Rustica. Will always include this restaurant in our Sedona visits. Excellent food, service, and atmosphere!

Thank Terry and Debbi... C
Macungie, Pennsylvania
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58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I wanted something other than Mexican food one night, so we stopped at Cucina Rustica on our trip back from the Grand Canyon on a Friday night around 7pm. With no reservation (and really not dressed for such a lovely restaurant), the staff was friendly and accommodating, allowing us to sit at a high top by the bathrooms in the... More 

Thank Catherine W
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our party is from CT and RI and we know good Italian food. The Cucina menu matches up to some of our best back-home places. We loved the pasta and Bolognese sauce, but the menu offers much more than traditional red-sauce Italian. Everyone in our party thoroughly enjoyed his/her order.

1 Thank Karen P
Ojai, California
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108 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This popular and noisy restaurant has very nice staff and pretty good food too. Make a reservation if you can, and don't expect to have a conversation.

Thank Elesem57

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$14 - US$35
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, 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
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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 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
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?