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Chef Sara's raw Vegan Academy & Cafe

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6602 E Cave Creek Rd, Cave Creek, AZ 85331-8645
+1 480-760-3387
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12:00 - 20:00
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86 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I was so excited to find a vegan restaurant in Carefree. Unfortunately the food was inedible. I cannot really express how much we wanted to like it. It is also insanely expensive. And I am more than will to pay if the food is good.

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Thank Anna W
Scottsdale, Arizona
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

The food is delicious, fresh, and creative. I wish all her food was available and closer to where I live. I drive a good distance to eat at this outstanding dining establishment. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE!

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Thank Rhondamiaz
GILBERT
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Chef Sara will go through the menu with you to describe the items and show pictures. I had the "pizza" and it was so delicious I wanted to lick my plate clean. Her presentation was beautiful! Chef Sara makes each dish herself and serves it to you as well. I also treated myself to tea and apple pie after. For... More 

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Thank courtney k
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

I am neither a vegan nor a vegetarian but I've eaten at many places that cater to that diet, including some well known raw restaurants. I can't think of any where the food is better than Chef Sara's. It is a very causal environment, and my wife and I were the only people dining (Sunday night) so I'm not sure... More 

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Thank MrK
Phoenix, Arizona
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Chef Sara comes to your table to explain the menu if you you're new. Then serves you delicious, original vegan cuisine that will keep you coming back for more. Absolutely worth every penny!!! My current fave is the ravioli.

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Thank smiles9
Carefree, Arizona
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

I have issues with the food and the price. Owner is out there and will always tell you the right way to live.

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Thank Eileen C
SaraSiso, Owner at Chef Sara's raw Vegan Academy & Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. I understand that the food is expensive. I would love to make it more affordable but to do that I would have to cut down on the quality of the products: use cashews instead of healthy nuts, and buy NON organic produce. Why would I promote health and poison my clients with toxic chemicals? I... More 

Sequim, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

The food is this restaurant is ridiculously good! Incredible menu!! The first and only restaurant on the planet that is free of GMO, Gluten, Soy, Corn, Peanuts, Cashews, Nightshades, Honey, Agave, Grains and Dried Beans. It isn't that we don't eat any of those things but we try very hard to eat healthy. The three of us ordered a pizza,... More 

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Thank msjradennis
Carefree, Arizona
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

For the ABSOLUTE finest in Vegan Dining, there is no other choice. We are so lucky to have Chef Sara choose our community (Cave Creek and Carefree are nearly one and the same, but yeah, different) to bring her talents to when the Northeast turns cold and foreboding. We so look forward to her return ant the opportunity to again... More 

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Thank StxBill
Lebanon, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

My wife and I have eaten at Chef Sara's restaurant several times. Every time we go, we enjoy a different dish prepared by Sara with her unique passion and enthusiasm for exquisite raw vegan. Our last visit yesterday was again a wonderful treat. We both shared hummus appetizer, an Italian style Happy Cow and Mediterranean Sandwich. For desert we shared... More 

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Thank Mike R
Vernon, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

We were in AZ on vacation& a friend of ours called Sara. He had never met her but he knew we were vegan& was trying to find us a unique experience. She came in and opened the restaurant and made us a food extravaganza on a day the restaurant was closed. I have been vegan for years but never raw.... More 

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Thank Debra M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 18
Cuisine
Cafe, American, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
Monday
12:00 - 20:00
Thursday
12:00 - 20:00
Friday
12:00 - 20:00
Saturday
12:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6602 E Cave Creek Rd, Cave Creek, AZ 85331-8645
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Cave Creek
  • Phone Number: +1 480-760-3387
Description
We are CLOSED JULY and AUGUST. We will REOPEN SEPTEMBER 1st.

The only restaurant on the planet that is a 100% organic, raw vegan gluten free cuisine and it is also free of GMO, soy, peanuts, cashews, nightshades, honey, grains, corn and beans. Situated in the beautiful historic village of Cave Creek, with an outdoor patio. The food is outstanding, prepared fresh daily from local and seasonal ingredients.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?