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Cress Restaurant

103 W Indiana Ave, DeLand, FL 32720-4209
+1 386-734-3740
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good10%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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International, Contemporary, Fusion, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
103 W Indiana Ave, DeLand, FL 32720-4209
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

We spent two nights at the Ann Stevens House and before our trip I asked the owner, Emily if she could recommend an area restaurant. Our first night in the area was our wedding anniversary and I wanted to find something special. She recommended Cress...More

2  Thank KTSunny
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Reservations 24 hours in advance are required so they can order correct amount of food from local sources. That's one of the touches that makes this restaurant feel personalized. It's an appropriately small place that's intimate with music in the background. They offer a three...More

2  Thank phaser90
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We attended the Cress special 7 nations charity dinner yesterday, which included a 7 course dinner featuring dishes from all of the 7 countries included in the recent travel ban. There was a delicious wide range of expertly crafted tastes and textures that I had...More

1  Thank MattWB
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

I have been wanting to go to the Cress for a very long time. My husband decided to surprise me for my birthday and take me there. I was not disappointed in any way. The explanation of the wine pairings was impressive. But each course...More

Thank infogirl101
Reviewed 19 February 2017

The new dinner format features either a 3-course meal, with or without wine pairing, or a 5-course tasting menu. The price is fixed and includes tips. This is an intimate dining experience where the executive chef visits each table, answers questions about the menu, and...More

1  Thank Kenneth F
Reviewed 16 February 2017

This was to be a very special Valentines Day dinner, but we were greeted by a cold and disinterested owner, served by pleasant but inexperienced servers, and had an average meal...all for a premium price. No, we will not be back.More

2  Thank Daytonabeachguy
Jenneffer P, Owner at Cress Restaurant, responded to this review

We remember you and your table well that evening. Sexism and racism are not tolerated within our Team at Cress, and hence this extends to how our guests should conduct the art of doing business at the restaurant. When we have guests berate us with...More

Reviewed 4 February 2017

This was our second trip to Cress. This is a small intimate restaurant that paces the seating to ensure each guest has an ideal experience. We had the 5 course chef's tasting menu with 4 paired wines. Each course and wine were artfully presented and...More

2  Thank Pam H
Reviewed 3 February 2017

We chose Cress Restaurant to celebrate our 11th Wedding Anniversary! Great Choice! Fabulous food! Superb service! Thank you!

1  Thank delandattorney
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We were visiting a friend in Orlando and he suggested this place. We had dinner there last night and all 6 of us were impressed. This restaurant is a treasure and a delight. The service was excellent and the wine pairings were outstanding . The...More

1  Thank Gurpal B
Reviewed 29 December 2016

My Wife and I had the chefs pairing for my 44th birthday dinner. We started with a bite of fruit to get our palates ready for the decadence coming. The first course was a salad with local soured ingredients, with a basil dressing that was...More

1  Thank Rod H
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Cindy H
Is there a dress code ?
25 August 2016|
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Response from Jenneffer P | Property representative |
Hi Cindy, Yes - Business attire is our dress code @ Cress.
Bonnie M
Where is it.?
15 April 2015|
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Billie L
Are you oipen for lunch ion Tuesday,s
9 February 2015|
Response from wr630 | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know, Cress is not open for lunch. They are a fine dining establishment and are open only in the evenings.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$35 - US$60
Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 W Indiana Ave, DeLand, FL 32720-4209
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  DeLand
  • Phone Number: +1 386-734-3740
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ZAGAT Guide:TOP Orlando Restaurant & America's Top Restaurants. Cress is a critically acclaimed global brasserie, with Farm-to-Table cuisine, located in Historic Downtown DeLand, Florida. Cress has always been dedicated to sourcing local produce that is inspired by the subtle changes in the Florida seasons. The cornerstone of the restaurant blends fresh market ingredients, exotic flavors, and refined presentation. Our serving staff creates a dialogue about food; for Cress is about the story or our land. The goal is to provide a connection that complements the complexity of the food the Cress kitchen creates with where our food comes from and with the individuals who are growing them. Knowing your farmer, dairyman, cattlemen, and fishermen. Offering 3-Course and Chef's Tastings only.