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About 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.

20 Pointe Drive
Brea, CA 92821
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
American, Steakhouse

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

Cross Street:
Lambert

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(714) 255-5600

Website:
http://cedarcreekinn.com/

Entertainment:
Various vocalists, piano, and guitar music can be enjoyed Wednesday through Saturday nights.

Parking Details:
Our parking lot is directly adjacent to our building.

Executive Chef:
Everardo Casteneda

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: (714) 255-5600

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Delivery, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Cedar Creek Inn - Brea Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.5

ambience

4.6

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

95% would recommend it to a friend

Good for Birthdays (63)
Special Occasion (62)
Good for a Date (50)
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Good for Anniversaries (46)
Great for Lunch (39)
Good for Groups (36)
Romantic (34)
Worth the Drive (30)
Casual (28)
Neighborhood Gem (28)
Business Meals (27)
Quiet Conversation (26)
Cozy (26)
Comfort Food (20)
Happy Hour (20)
Great for Outdoor Dining (20)
Great for Brunch (20)
Live Music (18)
Bar Seating (17)
Creative Cuisine (16)
Pre/post Theatre (16)
Sunday Lunch (15)
Fit for Foodies (13)
Handcrafted Cocktails (12)
Vibrant Bar Scene (12)
Notable Wine List (11)
Authentic (10)
Healthy (9)
Seasonal (9)
Tasting Menu (9)
Fun (8)
Disabled Access (6)
Late-night Find (6)
Afternoon Coffee (5)
Local Ingredients (4)
Kid-friendly (3)
Paleo Friendly (3)
People Watching (3)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Hot Spot (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Great Beer (1)
Organic (1)
Tapas (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
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·Dined 2 days ago

Our server Miguel was nice and accommodating. We were celebrating our Anniversary. The food was great. Love the bread basket with Foccacia, best Tomato Basil soup I’ve had. The house salad had more than just your usual croutons in it.
Hubby had Prime Rub prepared as requested, the Au jus was delish as was the horseradish.
I had Pot Roast which was nicely prepared.
Can’t wait to bring friends here to listen to the entertainment.

Tags: Live Music, Special Occasion, Good for Groups
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 (Orange County)·Dined 6 days ago

The Filet is fantastic. Once again Cedar Creek did not disappoint.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Late-night Find, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy
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 (Orange County)·Dined 6 days ago

Beef filet was dry and not medium rare. Prime rib was cold.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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vip
 (Orange County)·Dined on November 12, 2017

This was without a doubt the BEST Prime Rib I have had - anywhere! My wife's halibut was equally perfection. Our server, Beth was outstanding. She was extremely busy, but never did we have to flag her down. I will definitely ask for her again the next time. Great food and service!!!

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 (Orange County)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Six of us dined here on a Saturday night. Our table was ready when we arrived. We informed our waiter that we had tickets to a play that evening, and he and his trainee ensured we had prompt service. I shared the rack of lamb with a friend, and there was ample food to enjoy. The lamb was delicious and prepared as requested. We found the service and ambiance to be delightful. There were ample wines by the glass to choose from, as well. Overall, a wonderful dining experience.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 11, 2017

First timer to cedar creek inn. Went on Friday night with reservations. Was seated ten minutes earlier that exspected, great service very good food and very friendly. Would recommend to anyone.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Cozy, Romantic, Special Occasion, Casual, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Orange County)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Last night was not the first time I have visited Cedar Creek. And once again, I was thoroughly impressed with everything about the restaurant. The waiter was charming and very attentive but not annoyingly so. The food (filet mignon and braised short ribs) was perfection. And as this was a birthday celebration Cedar Creek provided a special dessert with a candle. I recommend the restaurant for any occasion...you will not be disappointed.

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Seasonal, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Romantic
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·Dined on November 9, 2017

Best salmon we have had in a long long long time good Montecristo sandwich we will be back we really liked it

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vip
 (Orange County)·Dined on November 7, 2017

Excellent food and service as always. Great location if you're looking for a date out or just some good dinner.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Live Music, Comfort Food, Healthy, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Late-night Find, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Sunday Lunch, Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (Orange County)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Birthday but we came at one of the peak times. Super busy, many large groups. Noisy until next table left.

Despite this, food and service remained excellent.

Tags: Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Our waiter named Tom was great. He was very courteous and was helpful during our dining experience

Tags: Casual, Worth the Drive, Late-night Find
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 (Orange County)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Girlfriends celebrated birthday! Started in bar with happy hour then restaurant for meal. Great venue!! Highly recommend and will definitely return.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Live Music, Happy Hour
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 (Orange County)·Dined on November 3, 2017

I am a fan of Cedar Creek. Some changes since the ownership changed as far as the portion sizes and price increase. Overall a good value. The food is amazing and I hope the new owners keep it that way. The service on this visit was poor. That is not typical.

Tags: Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups, Cozy, Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (Orange County)·Dined on October 30, 2017

nice, not for little kids but tweens and teenage work just fine

Tags: Casual, Bar Seating, Seasonal, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on October 29, 2017

This is our favorite place for special occasions in the dining room and date night on the patio. While there are no big surprises in the menu, we know that we can count on a variety of favorites from the original salads to the tender New York steaks. We love the front patio where you can enjoy the live music along with generous sized appetizers. The contemporary ballads and piano accompaniment is perfect for an adult audience. It really adds the right ambience for a glass of wine and conversation. I don’t remember ever being disappointed with the service. The waiters and servers are friendly and helpful - never pushy or rude. We would recommend Cedar Creek wholeheartedly

Tags: Good for a Date, Fun, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Great for Outdoor Dining, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Live Music, Happy Hour, Worth the Drive
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 (Orange County)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Nice change of ownership. Have added some good dinner choices. Would like wines by the glass menu to have more choices

Tags: Good for a Date, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Orange County)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Cedar Creek Inn is a great place to meet with friends and family for a joyous time of conversation and fellowship. Our waitress is engaging and very service conscious. Much appreciated!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 26, 2017

Enjoyed my sister's birthday dinner, but also enjoyed watching the end of the Dodger World Series game in the bar after. I didn't know they had Happy Hour specials in the bar throughout the whole game. Great deal! Great find!

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (Orange County)·Dined on October 24, 2017

Order was incorrect and food was cold. Service was hurried and sporadic.

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 (Orange County)·Dined on October 22, 2017

We had a very nice brunch, lots of choices to choose from. The food was very good, everyone enjoyed their meals. We had a nice corner table by the window which made it more private for us.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays
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 (Orange County)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Met friends Dec for lunch. Brunch menu served offering breakfast or lunch items. We were expecting brunch buffet but menu items were satisfactory.

Tags: Good for Groups, Worth the Drive
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Great place love the staff and food is great.
Than a Night cap at the Bar to end our night.

Tags: Tasting Menu
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 (Orange County)·Dined on October 21, 2017

This restaurant was overly rated w 4 stars in Yelp. When my family went for dinner, the server was incoherent and her attitude was not friendly or helpful to us. We couldn’t hear or understand the specials of the day. We also felt like we are being rushed to order, eat and pay. When my husband asked her what their specialty was...she recommended the 3 most expensive dishes. One of them was the Prime Rib and my husband believed her but when his order arrived, it was tasteless! When my husband asked for extra au jous sauce she brought out a cold one. Even my son noticed and said the restaurant’s service sucks! We will never return back to this Restaurant with this experience.

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 18, 2017

Birthday - Candace our waitress was amazing!!!

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 15, 2017

We've enjoyed brunch, lunch and dinners at Cedar Creek and are always delighted. These days in particular , a class act.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Sunday Lunch, Casual, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on October 15, 2017

We accidentally made the reservation for Brea; we went to San Juan Cap Cedar Creek. As usual the experience was fabulous. Love it.

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·Dined on October 15, 2017

Remarkable find for my wife, son and I
Great Evening for our family

Tags: Romantic, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 15, 2017

The filet was cooked perfectly, but no sauces were offered, not au-jus, not horse radish, not béarnaise, not anything. Very disappointing. The New England potato chowder was also good with its use of clam juice, but disappointing for not having actual clams in it. You need to send your chef to Boston for a few days to find out how to make real chowder. The red wine was not delivered until most of the steak was already gone.
Finally, my wife got very sick afterwards. The only difference in our meals was she had the Caesar salad, while I had the soup. I was not sick.
I left a 7% tip as a result of the overall service.

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 (Orange County)·Dined on October 14, 2017

For the price the service could of been better. The main entry arrived before our salad was clear. The bus boy was not very friendly. I had to ask twice for another glass of wine. These things should not of happened for a $36.00 entry. Probably will not go back.

Tags: Good for a Date
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 12, 2017

I am writing this review as a tribute to our waitress, Beth. Her patience with us as we were more focused on business than on ordering was fantastic. Her attention to both our food, and even more astonishingly, to our beverages was greatly appreciated. I don't think that my client's cup of coffee was ever allowed to get to any temperature other than hot, perfect. I commented to Beth that she must be a coffee drinker herself. All of this may seem a bit trite, but not to me. Thank you Beth!

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food, Fun, Bar Seating, Special Occasion
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 9, 2017

Went to Cedar Creek Brea for lunch with my husband and, as always, the service, food and ambiance were excellent. Love this restaurant. Particularly notable is the calimari appetizer which is the best I’ve had anywhere and the portion is large enough to substitute for a meal!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Great for Outdoor Dining, Quiet Conversation, Comfort Food, Afternoon Coffee, Great for Lunch, Casual, Creative Cuisine
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 6, 2017

Great food. Great wait staff.
Beautiful ambiance.
I would recommend this restaurant to anyone.

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·Dined on October 2, 2017

I HADN'T BEEN TO THE CEDAR CREEK INN FOR ABOUT A YEAR. TWO OF US HAD EATEN THERE SEVERAL TIMES, AND TWO HAD NEVER BEEN. TWO OF US HAD THE MONTE CRISTO, AND ANOTHER FRIEND HAD THE CRAB CAKES. WE LIKED OUR FOOD. ONE PERSON ORDERED THE PAPYA CHICKEN WHICH IS A FAVORITE, BUT FOUND IT DISAPPOINTING. SHE SAID THAT THERE WAS TOO MUCH PAPRIKA, AND THE PAPYA FLESH WAS NONEXISTENT. WE ORDERED THE CREM BRULE. THE SUGAR WAS BURNED AND WE COMPLAINED. THEY OFFERED A REPLACEMENT BUT WE REFUSED, SO THEY TOOK IT OFF THE BILL WHICH WE PROTESTED. WE LEFT A GENEROUS TIP. THE OVER-ALL EXPERIENCE WAS GOOD AND WE LOOK FORWARD TO A RETURN VISIT.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Authentic, Casual, Good for Birthdays
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 (Orange County)·Dined on October 1, 2017

We love Cedar Creek and will definitely return. This visit was not the best. We had cocktails, appetizers and then dinner. My steak was very tough and the waiter offered to return it to the kitchen. Then the manager came over, didn't introduce herself, and interrogated me about why I returned my steak. That was very uncomfortable and it but a damper on the evening. Despite this, we went into the bar, had dessert and listed to the jazz combo. All was good. Evening saved!

Tags: Cozy, Live Music, Good for Birthdays, Romantic
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·Dined on October 1, 2017

Great experience, Pork was great. Calamari appetizer was excellent, but we were near the kitchen and it was quite noisy

Tags: Tasting Menu, Business Meals, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Cedar Creek Inn has a varied menu suitable go all dietary needs and/or restrictions their staff is dedicated to making their patrons’ dining experience a pleasurable one. They are attentive without being pushy or hovering. It is one of my favorite restaurant for celebrating special occasions!

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Great for Brunch, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Romantic, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Anniversaries, Tapas, Notable Wine List, Happy Hour
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 (Orange County)·Dined on September 30, 2017

We've enjoyed Cedar Creek Inn for a long time, now. We finally got our friends to come with us. They are so impressed, they will be back - with or without us!

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion, Disabled Access, Great for Outdoor Dining, Fun, Live Music, Good for Groups, Bar Seating, Pre/post Theatre, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Sunday Lunch, Notable Wine List
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·Dined on September 30, 2017

Love the food

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 (Orange County)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Have been comin here for 20 yrs. love the ambience but somehow. I Always feel rushed

Tags: Bar Seating, Hot Spot, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Cozy, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List
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·Dined on September 29, 2017

Upscale, pleasant, comfortable place for a nice meal. A little pricey and while the menu has recognizable dishes, they are made in gourmet fashion. Tables are dimly lit so reading is difficult for older eyes. Recommend this place for special occasions.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Authentic, Great for Brunch, Good for a Date, Happy Hour, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch, Good for Groups, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Paleo Friendly, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Comfort Food, Disabled Access, Cozy
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