Cedar Creek Inn - Brea
Cedar Creek Inn - Brea

Cedar Creek Inn - Brea

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://cedarcreekinn.com/
  • Phone: 7142555600
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Daily: 11:30am - 4:00pm
    Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
    Sunday Brunch: 11:30am - 4:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse
  • Executive Chef: Everardo Casteneda
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Private Party Facilities: Our beautiful private dining room can accommodate up to twenty guests, while the all-weather, covered outdoor dining area provides fireside dining for up to 150 guests.
  • Private Party Contact: Diane/Patty 7142555600
  • Entertainment: Various vocalists, piano, and guitar music can be enjoyed Wednesday through Saturday nights.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Lambert
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Our parking lot is directly adjacent to our building.
A word from Cedar Creek Inn - Brea
The Ayres family has been serving up fantastic Steaks, Chops, Ahi Sandwiches, Signature Salads and House-made Desserts for decades. Each location bears a lively atmosphere where friends and neighbors can be seen table-hopping while business associates hammer out important deals.

In Brea, we have an exquisite private dining room and a fabulous covered patio that can host private groups of up to 150 guests.
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Cedar Creek Inn - Brea reviews from OpenTable diners
173 reviews since May 22, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.3
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.4
    Noise LevelModerate
94% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (97)neighborhood gem (72)good for groups (68)romantic (61)great for lunch (52)great for outdoor dining (44)great for brunch (41)fit for foodies (36)vibrant bar scene (31)notable wine list (22)kid-friendly (15)scenic view (11)hot spot (8)late-night find (6)Show More
  • Wonderful food, Great service
    Ally
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    Delicious brunch, attentive service. We went for a birthday celebration and all 10 of us had a great experience.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Debby
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    service was fine (checked one time during meal), garlic bread was great. The house salad was good. I had NY strip steak which had a great pepper bourbon sauces, but it was tough and tasted like it had been tenderized. For dessert we had chocolate cake w/ ice cream...huge piece (7.97), icing was best part, cake was a bit doughy.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Cedar Creek never disappoints
    seasons
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Been toCC many times this time I opted for the special. John Dowey white fish with mushroom risotto. The fish was lightly breaded and very moist. Risotto was perfect. You must have the warmed coconut cake for desert. Plenty to share.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • GrannyN
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    I have been to Cedar Creek several times and have always had a good dining experience. Food is consistently good and service is good. Would recommend Cedar Creek to my friends and family.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, kid-friendly, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Mine is bigger than yours
    PointhoarderVIP
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    The portion sizes seem to vary from order to order. The couple next to us had so much calamari they had to get a box to take it home. We didn't seem to have that problem.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Wonderful tine!
    luv2dineVIP
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    Went to celebrate a friend's birthday and our party of 10 had a wonderful time. Food and service was great.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • John
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Best thing I like is the well-trained and conscientious staff. The place is pretty, relaxing and the food is good. But the service brings me back. So good to be with service staff who know what they are doing.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Excellent all the way around
    susie
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    I am never disappointed when dining at Cedar Creek. This time around was for my Fiancé's birthday. It was his first time and he was quite impressed. Nathaniel, our waiter, provided outstanding service and ensured our dining experience was top notch!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • "Old School" Dining
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Definitely not bad. Food selection is good, but food taste was just ok. No big deal as some might suggest. On the pricey side for food taste and overal offerings. "1980s fancy dining", Dark lighting, loud.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Bar action
    PointhoarderVIP
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    Sometimes it seems that the appetizer portions vary from one day to the next.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • nice ambiance
    Jacklynn
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    I always enjoy Cedar Creek, but mostly for the environment. The staff is nice and I enjoy the ambiance in the evening. My only "gripe" is that there isn't enough healthy options @ lunch. Food is a bit heavy. Would eat there more often with lighter, healthy but tasty optipns for lunch.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Food & service was outstanding! We try to dine with you as often as we can. We've had many successful Family dining experiences with you--Brunch, Lunch & Dinner. We find your atmosphere more pleasant than the SummitHouse.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love it!
    LARS
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    We've never been disappointed with the food or service at Cedar Creek Inn. It's one of our favorite places to dine. Highly recommend it - there's something for everyone.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Kindness and Comfort
    mj93kim
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    I feel good because of the comfort and kindness. My family had a great time during dinner. I am willing to recommend this restaurant to friends.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointed
    nomorepapaya
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    Tuesday I brought a party of 7 women. Firstly, the waiter wanted a drink order as we sat down without the entire party being there. He seemed perturbed that we didn't jump at his request. So, I must admit, I made a "what the heck?" look. We then proceeded to order drinks. (the drinks, according to others in the group, were less than correctly made). I ordered a chicken papaya salad, which I have done before. The salad that was brought to me was very clearly a leftover from lunch...or even longer ago. I had to cut the bread with a knife and the salad itself was not fresh, as it should have been. I was afraid to send it back for fear of getting a reprisal. I am speaking only for my dinner and not for the rest...other than the drinks.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • cici
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    We always enjoy our dining expierence and especially the Coconut Cake.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love Cedar Creek Inn!
    RedFishBlueFish
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    A friend of ours suggested that we try Cedar Creek for dinner. When we arrived, we were seated in a booth in the main dining room, which has a beautiful stone fireplace. The service was efficient and our waitress was friendly. Our entrees included the salmon, pot roast, and the chicken, which were delicious and came with either soup or salad included in the price. We also had dessert and a glass of wine each, and the bill was very reasonable. We would highly recommend this restaurant and are planning to return soon.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • AWESOME Cedar Creek Inn, Wow
    Badger
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Our fourth outing to Cedar Creek Inn in Brea was as great as all the previous outings (says something about consistancy). My wife and I were celebrating or 38th Wedding Anniversary and her new Job. Our waitress congradulated us without alerting the other patrons (my wife would have killed me), Allison was awesome. The food was better than described with large portions (we could have shared). We ended the evening with a Cappucino and were never rushed (even though they were jumping).
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Place!!!
    Anie
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    The location of the restaurant is convenient to me. I love the food, environment and service and I go back any time I can.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great lunch spot
    workingdiner
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    Had a business lunch at cedar creek. Restaurant interior is really nice and open, the food was very good, but it is pretty noisy. i would definitely go back. Everyone enjoyed it.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious to the taste and eyes
    EatsWellWithOthers
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    Our family dinner for a special occasion landed perfectly at Cedar Creek. The food is amazing, service superb, with ambiance created by the elegant decor, soft lighting, low noise levels and attentive yet un-intrusive waiters. This is well worth the cost for anyone looking for a special place to share time with the special people in your lives.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice evening
    Aamyluv
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    It was a nice sinner to celebrate my parents wedding anniversary. Good food overall, however my mom was not that pleased with her filet. She said it was very chewy. The drinks were yummy and the service was attentive and friendly. Nice evening!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Bread
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    If you like Garlic Bread this is the place to go!! Steak and seafood top notch.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Overall Experience
    Anniversary34
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    The front desk hosts were exceptional and everything was done as I asked. The flowers were in place as requested. The food was well prepared and the booth was where I requested. The waiter was a little sluggish, but acceptable. Overall a very nice evening.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Check retrieval
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    The service could have been 5 stars. It was a turn off when our server took the checkbook ( after I signed my check) away as if indicating "Ok guys, it's time to leave." Other than that, our server was very courteous & attentive.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Not as good for groups
    VisitingBrea
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    We have been here several times before for brunch, lunch & dinner and thought it was exceptional. This is the first time we have been there with a group (11). Our waitress was not very warm, and we only saw her at the beginning of the meal, no checking in, refilling beverages, etc.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Night out
    OCrestaurantgoer
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    The food at Cedar Creek is acceptable. They don't change their menu during the year so it is predictable that you can order the same item you liked during your last visit which is OK. The wait staff is very nice and accommodating. We enjoy eating on the patio on warm summer nights.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Evening out with visitors
    CGandaussies
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Although the noise level was rather high at 7.30pm it quietened down about 8.30. Food was good but the wine we wanted was not available. I would suggest that the meat knives are changed and better, sharper ones are provided.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Cedar creek inn
    Celebrating55years
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    Have always loved it here, but they keep changing their menu, I was planning on my favorite but of course it was gone. fOund something else that was very good but disappointed neither of my favorites anymore. They tried to make my husband happy because they don't have iceberg lettuce and he hates romaine and fancy and the soup sounded awful, so no salad etc for him, just salmon. Still love it here, not sure about him. AFTER ALL IS SAID AND DONE, I STILL ENJOY IT HERE EVEN THO IT WAS OUR 55th anniversary and they didn't acknowledge at all, oh we'll, next year maybe we'll get a sundae this year they were very busy.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Service
    Dallas
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    Nathaniel (sp?), our waiter was OUTSTANDING. Food was excellent.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Ladies Night
    42eyes
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    We came especially for the Ambience, less noisy than those bar scenes:) But, unexpectedly it was quite noisy that evening. but, all right with us we got a nice quiet booth in back! Our waiter was very helpful with suggestions. My biggest complaint would have to be that it was too cold in there. wish I brought a sweater. I know A/c is hard to make everyone happy. We had a great time & will be back!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • No Wi-fi
    PointhoarderVIP
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    Great place but needs Wi-Fi. Excellent bar staff on Tuesdays.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Wonderful Brunch Menu
    selective1
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    Had a wonderful brunch with several friends who were looking forward to relaxing and being able to catch up as well as enjoy a fabulous brunch. Cedar Creek was perfect!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Attentive service for birthday
    OutstandingVIP
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    We recently dined at CC for my husband's son's birthday with several friends. It was a very pleasurable experience for all from the delicious food to courteous and attentive service.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • BigeaterVIP
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Food and service was outstanding. It was a little noisy in the restaurant from the large group conversations and a bit on the expensive side, but worth the price.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • A just-right anniversary dinner
    krossdinesout
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    Our table was ready for us when we arrived, and we were seated in a quiet corner, perfect for celebrating our anniversary. The server was attentive without being intrusive. The food salad and main course (salmon) were nicely prepared. The one weakness was the soup. The portion was tiny and it was overly salted. The complimentary dessert was an unexpected treat.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always happy for the happy hour :)
    CoraVVIP
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    the food is great and we just keep coming back for the happy hour!!! Price is so reasonable and servers are super nice!!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Place needs Wi-Fi
    PointhoarderVIP
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    Great service especially in the bar on Tuesdays but this place needs Wi-Fi. My spouse tried to text me that he would be late but I never got the message since there is no cell reception here.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 7/25/2014
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    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    We went to celebrate my wife's birthday. We hadn't been to Cedar Creek for a long time. I called and made a reservation and when we arrived there was no one at the front desk. We waited awhile and then we were greeted by a Hostess. When we gave our name she was quite friendly and wished my wife a Happy Birthday. We were seated and our waitress came quickly to our table. She never said her name and was not friendly at all. She only came once to make sure we didn't need anything and when we were finished, she brought the the check.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.