Located just outside of Sedona, in the middle of the Verde Valley’s wine country, the Manzanita Restaurant is just a short trip away from Sedona, Cottonwood and Camp Verde. Take the short, delightful drive through the Verde Valley’s wine country where you will find the Manzanita Restaurant and savor the delightful dishes the chefs prepare fresh daily. Founded more than 17 years ago by Swiss trained master-chef Albert Kramer, III, the restaurant boasts an eclectic menu of American, European and German specialties.
At the Manzanita Restaurant you will delight in the old-fashioned healthy cooking with soups and sauces made-from-scratch and hand trimmed meats and fish. Fresh organic fruits, vegetables and herbs straight from the garden are used when available.
This “Culinary Oasis in the Desert” has been featured on the well known Arizona Highways TV program and honored with placement in Claire Bush’s Dining in Arizona – 101 Greatest Places to Eat. Other recognitions include Fodor’s Travel Guide.
Renown for authentic German food, the Manzanita Restaurant also features superb seafood, steaks and other specialty dishes. Rabbit, duck and wild game frequent the daily specials list. Dinner entrees begin at an affordable $15 and include fresh, homemade soup or salad and your choice of side dishes.
The 75-seat dining room has a cozy old world ambiance with candles, tablecloths and elegant decor. Outdoor patio seating is also available where guests can enjoy the beautiful Verde Valley weather while listening to our water feature as they dine on sumptuous appetizers and entrees.
Accompanying the full-bar is an extensive hand-picked wine list which features a nice selection of locally produced wine. Also notable is the fine selection of wines by the glass.
The Manzanita Restaurant caters functions and special events outside the restaurant. We also host special events such as banquets.