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Cafe Jose Restaurant

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2370 West Highway 89A, in Safeway Plaza, Sedona, AZ 86336
+1 928-282-0299
06:00 - 20:00
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Sedona, Arizona
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015

Awesome!!! Best breakfast in Sedona.....just a no frills place for great food and service. You can pay double elsewhere if you want, but go with the best

4 Thank 641Studly
Teterboro, New Jersey
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284 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

Decor is dated It's a local place Shredded beef and chix tacos were quite good Salsa also very good but you have to pay for chips and salsa Guacamole - they say they make it there It doesn't taste so good, very bland and made yesterday just not fresh Beans nasty out of a can Rice also cheap Prices $3... More 

1 Thank Foodisfun77
Queen Creek, Arizona
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015

The prices are great but the food and service are just average. There was no wait which was really nice and it is family friendly.

2 Thank Jennifer R
Tucson, Arizona
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015

We chose this place because one of the people in our group, who lives in Sedona, said it was good. It was a Sunday so it was a little busy but we were seated right away. Four of the people ordered mexican dishes, one child ordered mac and cheese and I ordered a BLT. My sandwich was good. The french... More 

3 Thank pagan66
ramblinrose52, Owner at Cafe Jose Restaurant, responded to this review

We are sorry you did not enjoy the food at our restaurant. Especially, when a local resident brags about us and then we let you down, it is very embarrassing and disappointing to us. We take great pride in trying to please our customers. You are correct in the perception that our Mexican food is not very spicy and is... More 

Sedona, Arizona
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015

Wonderful food at a great price. Probably why it is a local hangout. Nothing super special to look at and carpet is worn, but the food is great and the service is better. Huevo Rancheros is a favorite for breakfast and the Salmon Caesar Salad is wonderful for dinner. And don't forget their pasta and Mexican dishes. They rock!

Thank SedonaTraveler123
Independence, MO
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72 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

Our server, Casey, did a fine job of taking care of us. Portions were large. The food was good. The menu is huge with lots of choices. Casey knew the menu very well and worked hard to make sure the kitchen followed instructions.

Thank Jill0704
Sedona, Arizona
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50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

Don't eat there.This food is very poor quality.Its cheap enough and tastes that way.We liked Jave Love better.

Thank Ben F
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129 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

Very nice cafe, very well maintained with nice decor. The service was very good and the waiter explained several dishes to us. I had a chimichanga and it was very good. The wife liked her taco salad as well. Large portions well prepared.

1 Thank John G
Vandalia, Illinois
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015

The name does not denote breakfast, but don't let it fool you. It is a family restaurant that was recommended to us.

1 Thank Sue H
Heartland Illinois
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307 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

Very good authentic Mexican food. Prices are very reasonable and the service is excellent. This has become a regular stop for us any time we are in Sedona.

1 Thank BearTrapTC

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$14
Southwestern, Mexican, American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2370 West Highway 89A, in Safeway Plaza, Sedona, AZ 86336
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Sedona
  • Phone Number: +1 928-282-0299
Despite the name, Cafe Jose serves good old-fashioned home style cooking. It is a classic American diner which also happens to serve good Mexican food. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served all day. Cafe Jose is a favorite spot for local residents. It has won the local award for the past several years for "Best Home Cooking," "Best Breakfast," "Best Family Dining." "Friendliest Wait Staff," and "Best Overall Bargain." The food is not fancy, but it is tasty and served with a smile. The portions are large, but meals are priced to fit anyone's budget.

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