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Cafe Jose Restaurant

2370 West Highway 89A, (in Safeway Plaza), Sedona, AZ 86336
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Ranked #21 of 158 Restaurants in Sedona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $3 - $14
Sun 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Fri 5:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Diner, Mexican, Family Fare
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Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: 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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Liberty Lake, Washington
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66 reviews 66 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

This was recommended to us by our trolley driver. More of a local spot. Great food. We had the BBQ ribs and the Fajita! Excellente'....It is by the Starbucks and the McDonalds on 89A quite a ways from the tourist area. A "hole in the wall" place but excellent food and service. Not fine dining and great value!

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53 reviews 53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This local hangout is a great alternative to the long waits at some other Sedona spots. Jose's has consistently fantastic service and their food is delicious. My favorite part of their restaurant is that you can get breakfast ALL day. They have a wide selection of egg dishes, omelettes, huevos rancheros, pancakes, waffles, breakfast burritos and big yummy cinnamon rolls.... More 

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Sedona, Arizona
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We live locally and discovered Cafe Jose a few years ago. Now it's where we go almost every Sunday after church for a late breakfast. Most of the wait staff is good, but our favorite is Jill. She is very friendly and welcoming, and also a superb waitress delivering great service and making us feel like valued customers.

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126 reviews 126 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

This storefront restaurant was located in the shopping center where we did our grocery shopping while on a recent visit to Sedona so we stopped in for dinner. It was our first night and we were hungry so we ordered the entrees. I had chicken picata with pasta. It was good but not noteworthy. My husband had a salmon dinner.... More 

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Gonzales, Louisiana
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Just happened upon this restaurant and were very impressed with service, food quality and value. Eileen had the rib eye steak to stick to her protein regimen and I enjoyed the chili.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Went there with 2 small kids and the place is very child-friendly. The Spanish-speaking staff is very nice and they know the food they are serving. They easily accommodated our requests for lower levels of spices and for plain rice. Overall, the food was excellent. The salad and the greens were fresh and the desserts, especially the flan, were fantastic!... More 

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Whitinsville, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

We ate at this restaurant when in Sedona before so returned this trip. We were seated immediately. Service is very good here. My husband had a mushroom burger which was so big he couldn't quite finish it. The rest of us had the Tuesday night special which was Pot Roast. It comes with mashed potato and carrots, choice of roll... More 

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Winchester, Tennessee
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Great service and really good, plentiful food at a nice price. Need to ask about "heat" level if you can't handle hot. Husband's shrimp dish was a little too much for him.

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Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Visited Cafe Jose both for breakfast and dinner this trip. If you are looking for home cooked Mexican or a generous breakfast, this is the place. Burgers and typical American options are also available. Great value in West Sedona.

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Tucson, Arizona
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110 reviews 110 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

CJ edges out Coffee Pot for two reasons: better value for your money and no problem finding a place to park. The Mexican breakfasts are the best -- get there before 10am for your $4.99 huevos rancheros. The machaca is good as well.

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Additional Information about Cafe Jose Restaurant

Address: 2370 West Highway 89A, (in Safeway Plaza), Sedona, AZ 86336
Phone Number: 928-282-0299
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Sedona
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 5:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 3 - 14
Cuisine: American, Diner, Mexican, Family Fare

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