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Cafe Jose Restaurant

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Mexican, American, Family Fare, Diner
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2370 West Highway 89A, (in Safeway Plaza), Sedona, AZ 86336
+1 928-282-0299
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Today
5:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Fri 5:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
Description: Despite the name, Cafe Jose serves good old-fashioned home style cooking...
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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Good for:
Families with children
Doing business
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

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  • 327
    Excellent
  • 188
    Very good
  • 58
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
highly recommend

Our family was passing through Sedona and wanted a quick lunch. We saw this little place tucked away in a plaza along the main street. We were very pleased with the service and the food was excellent! I will be recommending this place to anyone who travels near Sedona.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
ccattwood
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Windsor, Canada
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
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Windsor, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

Our family was passing through Sedona and wanted a quick lunch. We saw this little place tucked away in a plaza along the main street. We were very pleased with the service and the food was excellent! I will be recommending this place to anyone who travels near Sedona.

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Fishers, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

Stopped in here for breakfast one morning. It was one of the few places open. Ordered steak and eggs with bagel. Great coffee, served in a huge mug. The waitress was very friendly and the food arrived fast and hot! It was awesome! Highly recommend eating breakfast here!

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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47 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

We went to Cafe Jose at the recommendation of a local for good Mexican - Tex/Mex food in Sedona. And while the food was good, it was far from exceptional. Cafe Jose is just that a small cafe in a strip mall. Sometimes these places can have the best food, because they don't spend on ambience, but Jose's was just... More 

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Sedona, Arizona
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

It's like having a meal at home. The food is delicious. The owners make a big effort to please the customers. We come here very often.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

The servings were big and fast service, everything was delicious! The server was attentive and good atmosphere. We would go again!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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6 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

First ate here 13 years ago after a camping trip. Last ate here the end of March 2015. Still a great place to eat!

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Chicago, Illinois
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113 reviews 113 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 via mobile

We dined here as a result of the reviews on TA. It's a small diner in a strip mall with ample seating. My husband ordered a Corona and was given a lemon with it. Apparently they didn't have any limes! My daughter ordered chicken fingers and apparently they were out of those too. We ordered an appetizer of chips and... More 

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Twin Falls, Idaho
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37 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 via mobile

Cafe Jose is located near the Safeway so as long as you're stocking up on water bottles, stop by there for breakfast. It's sort of like a diner, the decor isn't special, but I had the huevos rancheros and the food was very good! And very inexpensive. I'll be back.

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Union, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Stopped in for breakfast. Food and service were great. Best breakfast of the whole trip. Would definitely come here again.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This is a little gem hidden in a strip mall in Sedona. We were taken back by the looks of the place from the outside, but had heard good things from locals and decided to give it a try. That was 2 years ago and we have been back 5 times now. We stop in for Burgers, Sandwiches or Fajitas... More 

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Restaurant Details

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 14
  • Cuisine: Mexican, American, Family Fare, Diner

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget

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.
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

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