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Javelina Cantina

671 State Route 179, Hillside Shopping Center, Sedona, AZ 86336-6121
+1 928-282-1313
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (195 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (117 reviews)
“taco” (51 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 8:30 PMAll hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
671 State Route 179, Hillside Shopping Center, Sedona, AZ 86336-6121
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wonderful Mexican food. We had the chicken chimichanga. Best we have ever had. Service was excellent. Thoroughly enjoyed our visit.

Thank Bill P
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you are looking for Mexican food then here it is. They do get busy at night starting at 6:00pm so... Tacos, burritos, etc... Nice staff, pleasant..

Thank missy4281
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a great lunch at the cantina recently. My husband ordered the steak street tacos, and I tried the carnitas. The portion sizes were very generous, we seriously should have shared one or the other menu choices. The seasoning for the carnitas was a...More

Thank Lisa A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sitting outside the cafe having a delicious lunch taking in the views with their yummy margarita was at the top of my list. Server was so kind and polite and the staff was so welcoming. Highly recommend eating here before or after visiting the Chapel.

Thank Beachlover92253
Sheena C, General Manager at Javelina Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We appreciate you coming in and the very sweet review! Hope to see you soon :)

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We sat in the outside section of Javelina Cantina, it is indoor section with views of the stunning red mountains of Sedona. It was recommended by a friend Delicious food, I am always looking for vegetarian options Had guacamole as started and veg fajita- delicious....More

Thank KomillaS
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was quite an average Mexican restaurant. We were disappointed that they didn't have Negra Modelo on tap as stated on the menu. We typically share a meal, but they have a $5 charge for splitting a meal. We worked around this by ordering a...More

Thank Teri D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Besides not having to wait for a table, this is the best Mexican food in Sedona! Chicken enchilada, beans & rice, chips & salsa all outstanding. Very relaxing atmosphere, did not feel the need to hurry to let next group sit. Highly recommend!

Thank jan b
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We find it hard to find good Mexican food when we travel, especially in touristy areas. Food tends to be bland. Not the case here!! It’s located in a scenic area where you can enjoy the Red Rock vistas. Service was good but the food...More

Thank Victor P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best chips ever! Huge servings. Wide selection of margaritas. Most excellent view of mountains. Javelinas right off balcony...fun to watch!

Thank Mark n' Marisa G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved this restaurant. The margaritas were awesome, the food was great in a warm welcoming atmosphere.

Thank Bob L
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Questions & Answers
18 October 2017|
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Response from sight80 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't order it but saw it served, looked like everything but the kitchen sink. I believe you can pick your protein either beef or chicken. It was piled high.
Jessica G
16 May 2017|
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Response from Sally T | Reviewed this property |
Oops, sorry this was posted so long ago. Happy Hour in bar ONLY but children are allowed in bar area at the tables, just not up at the actual bar itself.
11 July 2016|
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Response from Sheena C | Property representative |
Yes we do offer a gluten free menu!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 671 State Route 179, Hillside Shopping Center, Sedona, AZ 86336-6121
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Sedona
  • Phone Number: +1 928-282-1313
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Javelina Cantina is located in the Hillside Shopping Center. We offer traditional Sonoran Mexican cuisine. All of our food is housemade fresh daily and cooked to order, using the finest and freshest ingredients available. We offer indoor and outdoor patio dining with spectacular views of Sedona whether you're seated inside or out. Happy hour is from 3:00 to 6:00 daily. Please join us for Sedona's finest Mexican Cuisine. Visit us near sunset and you just might get a show, we usually see Javelina's on the north side of the restaurant around sunset.
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