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Plaza Bonita mexican restaurant

991 S Main st., Cottonwood, AZ 86326
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Ranked #22 of 83 restaurants in Cottonwood
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $7 - $14
Thu - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Wed 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
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87% Recommend
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English first
West Sedona, Arizona
20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I went in and ordered the Carnitas plate, a standard Mexican dish , when it came out it was literally pan fried pork chops, I sent it back and have not returned since, I was offered to have something else made but seriously if they think that was Carnitas then Im not letting them have another chance to disappoint me

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103 reviews 103 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Did not expect much from a place right next to Best Western, but now I always go there whenever I'm in Cottonwood. Great food and service, really authentic and flavorful. Get the specials, they are always exceptional!

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Clarkdale, Arizona
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37 reviews 37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Lots of room as this is a larger restaurant in the middle of New town Cottonwood. Food was good and definitely PLENTY, had the Shrimp Monterey, slightly overdone but with the cream sauce it was fine. They brought this meal on two plates and with tortillas in another side container. Way to much to eat, so I boxed the remainder.... More

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Felixstowe, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We stayed in the Best Western, Cottonwood Inn, and this place is practically on site, just a two minute walk away. Convenient yes, but the food is delicious. Plenty of choice and can recommend the new beer ( well to me anyway) Mondelo Negra , served on tap so cheaper than hubby's Corona bottle. Nice warm tortilla chips and chille... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

I tried something new I got the Pollo Asado y Mas. It's was awesome. Love the chips & salsa & rice. The enchilada & burrito are good.

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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

The bar tenders special was excellent. The staff was extremely accommodating when we walked in with 16 people. Very quick and friendly service.

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Top Contributor
206 reviews 206 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
313 helpful votes 313 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

If you are looking for freshly prepared food, excellent service, a family atmosphere, and the best frozen margaritas in Cottonwood, Plaza Bonita is THE place to go. I was traveling on business and eating alone, but felt very comfortable dining in the bar (with a nice view of the Mingus Mountains). Because of the view, I preferred sitting in the... More

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Millington, nj
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93 reviews 93 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

We were in Sedona and looking for a less crowded option for mexican food so we headed to Cottonwood. Part of a Best Western, this place is extremely casual but gets crowded quickly and when looking around it's clear a lot of locals go here...lots of families and work associates. The food was really inexpensive and very authentic. Nice find!

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Modesto, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

This restaurant is next door to the Best Western Hotel we are staying in and we walked over and had the best meal of our trip. We have been on the road for 5 days traveling through Nevada, Utah and AZ and this by far was the best meal of the whole trip. And being from San Diego (which has... More

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Prescott, Arizona
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Love Plaza Bonita....... until eating here. Salsa was delicious, could have eaten is straight with a spoon. Thought we had a great start to our meal. I had the fajitas which were good but not great. The beans tasted a little off and had a bit of a fishy smell. My mother ordered the Carne Asada "well done and overcooked".... More

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