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The Ultimate Sedona Restaurant Guide to Breakfast, Brunch, and Lunch Comments Off on The Ultimate Sedona Restaurant Guide to Breakfast, Brunch, and Lunch

What do Creekside American Bistro, Mesa Grill, Rascal Modern American Diner & Bar, and Rene at Tlaquepaque have in common?

They all offer splendid alfresco dining, welcome pets, feature chef-driven menus, and are overseen by the talented Chef Mercer Mohr. Despite the shared characteristics of his four Sedona restaurants, each one boasts a unique vibe, view, and menu, providing four distinct and delectable experiences. Let’s dig into the diverse flavors and atmospheres that set these breakfast and lunch spots apart.


Nestled amidst red rock formations and sycamore trees with views of Oak Creek, Creekside American Bistro offers al fresco dining on its decks. Doors open at 7:30 a.m., inviting guests into a cozy southwest-style grill atmosphere where comfort food reigns supreme. Dive into hearty, homestyle breakfast, brunch, and lunch menus served with care until 4 p.m. daily. Stand-out dishes include the Steak Benedict, Chilaquiles, and Crispy Belgian Waffles. While every effort is made to accommodate walk-ins, reservations are strongly suggested.


Located next to the Sedona Airport Scenic Lookout, Mesa Grill offers stunning panoramic views alongside creative dishes, a laid-back atmosphere, and a covered patio for guests’ enjoyment. Operating daily for lunch, Mesa Grill exclusively serves breakfast on weekdays and brunch on weekends. Their menus cater to various tastes, featuring savory options like the Sedona Omelet with chorizo, green chilies, onions, and cheese, as well as indulgent choices such as Pancakes with real maple syrup and fresh berries. Relax on the patio with your morning coffee and watch planes take off and land. At Mesa Grill, every bite is cause for celebration, whether you’re joining them for breakfast, brunch, or lunch.


Breakfast lovers unite at Rascal, a whimsical, modern take on the classic American diner located at the Wilde Resort & Spa. Infused with locally sourced ingredients and innovative flavors, their menus provide guests with an exquisite selection offering a unique take on American cuisine. The ever-evolving brunch menu features delightful options like a Morning Parfait, Broken Yolk Sandwich, Shrimp & Grits, and Green Chile Huevos Rancheros. Grab a table inside or dine al fresco on our outdoor patio at this eclectic restaurant, slide up to the bar with a refreshing cocktail, or get comfy outside on the couch around the fire pit. Breakfast, brunch, and lunch are all served from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Reserve a table at Rascal now!


Follow the scent of gourmet ingredients through Tlaquepaque’s old-world village to the courtyard at Rene. A sanctuary of tranquility, you’ve found the perfect place for an intimate lunch experience. Relax beside gently babbling fountains and lush gardens as the rest of the world fades away. Rene’s combines the elegance of French Mediterranean cuisine with the warm energy of Sedona. Carefully curated lunch offerings utilize the finest ingredients and culinary expertise to provide a range of delectable, rotating options from light, refreshing salads to hearty, savory sandwiches. With lunch offered Monday through Sunday from 12 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., make a reservation today and prepare to be delighted by Rene.

Chef Mercer Mohr stands as a towering figure in the culinary world, renowned for his exceptional talent and dedication to the craft. Continually innovating Sedona’s culinary scene for locals and visitors alike, Mohr’s four restaurants have become Sedona hotspots, celebrated for their commitment to spectacular alfresco settings, chef-driven menus, pet-friendly dining, and impeccable customer service. With a career spanning over two decades, Mohr has garnered numerous accolades and achievements, including the prestigious AAA Four Diamond Award, Wine Spectator’s Best of Award of Excellence, and an acknowledgment from the James Beard Foundation, presented by Julia Child, for his outstanding contribution to the foundation. His culinary journey has seen him helm the kitchens of esteemed establishments across the United States, honing his skills and shaping his unique culinary vision. With a passion for creating memorable dining experiences, Mohr continues to push the boundaries of gastronomy, earning him widespread acclaim and cementing his status as a culinary luminary.

Whether you’re craving homestyle comfort food amidst red rock formations at Creekside American Bistro, indulging in creative dishes with plane-spotting views at Mesa Grill, exploring flavors in a quirky setting at Rascal Modern American Diner & Bar, or feasting on French Mediterranean cuisine in the charming ambiance of Rene at Tlaquepaque, you’re promised a memorable experience. Add these breakfast and lunch spots to your itinerary and immerse yourself in the environments that make Sedona’s dining scene one-of-a-kind.

*This blog post is sponsored by Mercer’s Kitchen Restaurant Group

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