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Binkley's Restaurant

Map & Directions 6920 E. Cave Creek Road
Cave Creek, AZ 85331
  • American, Contemporary, French, Fusion
  • Tue-Sat 5pm-9:30pm
  • MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Diners Club, cash
  • Catering, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Private Party, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
  • Dinner
  • Full bar
  • Recommended
  • Lot Available


Phoenix New Times' Description

Probably the best restaurant in the greater Phoenix area, on a par with five-star joints like Thomas Keller's much-ballyhooed French Laundry in Napa. Apparently, genius loves company, as chef and SCI grad Kevin Binkley worked side-by-side with Keller at the French Laundry after a stint at The Inn at Little Washington in Virginia. Now, foodie pilgrims are trekking to Cave Creek to sample Binkley's French-informed, modern American fare. Standouts include the bacon-wrapped tenderloin, the squab, and the duck breast, but the menu changes often, and pretty much anything Binkley cooks up is worth the drive and the ducats. Make reservations. The place fills up nearly every night of the week.

Member Reviews

  • whipplebrad wrote a review for Binkley's Restaurant
    on 07/15/09

    The best place for an special dinner

  • on 05/06/09

    You think it's a hike up to Cave Creek for dinner? Consider that foodies from around the country fly into town just to try chef-owner Kevin Binkley's inventive, French-influenced American cuisine, and then see how you feel about going the extra mile for a top-notch gourmet experience. Of course, it'll all make sense once you're comfortably seated in the cozy, low-key dining room,... More >>

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Tips from foursquare

  • Ty L. on 04/04/10

    Six course tasting menu or go home. 'Nough said.

  • Justin Eats on 01/16/11

    Phoenix's platinum dining experience. Kevin Binkley is a creative, talented force tempered only by his often flawless execution.

  • Josh D. on 09/04/11

    The tasting menu is a must. If you're a foodie and appreciate the finest in food then Binkley's will not disappoint.

  • Justin H. on 10/15/10

    Do get the tasting menu, do not skip the cheese plate!

  • Maggie on 03/12/13

    Binkley worked at finest from east-west coast. To TY L.- looking at the menu-beside the tasting menu which is fab-also have 4 cold,7hot appetizers 6main,7cheese platter,4desserts.Why not choose?Great!

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