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Javelina Cantina

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Mexican, American, Southwestern
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671 Hwy 179, Hillside Shopping Center, Sedona, AZ 86336-6172
928-282-1313
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11:30 am - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Javelina Cantina is located in the Hillside Shopping Center. We offer...
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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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Mexican food

This is a good Mexican restaurant. I used to get their Mexican pizza but they no longer carry it which is a shame, it was good. A good place for Mexican food. You will not find peace and quite here though...it is quite busy and loud.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
SpiritGuideCusco
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Sedona, Arizona
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
  • Scenic view
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The view was great. The host never told us it was happy hour or that happy hour was at the bar ONLY. Service was okay. She never asked us how the food was. The margaritas were good. Food was okay. Chicken over cooked tortillas were hard. My mother got sauce on her chimmichanga and the server NEVER told her it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We had a really nice evening at Javelina Cantina. Sitting outside while watching the sundowner was beautiful. We ate Fajitas and they were really tasty! Price level was absolutely okay! 100% recommendable :)

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Sedona, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This is a good Mexican restaurant. I used to get their Mexican pizza but they no longer carry it which is a shame, it was good. A good place for Mexican food. You will not find peace and quite here though...it is quite busy and loud.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Do you want over priced Mexican food, then Javelina Cantina is right for you. The 4 of us decided to have dinner while in Sedona and this restaurant was recommend as one of the best Mexican restaurant in town. We'll let me tell you the guacamole is expensive $8 and it is half of a whole guacamole, a 24oz margarita... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Good Mexican food. Nice service. Great bar. Nice view of Sedona red rock. Good relation quality-price. Free parking

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Many years ago Javelina's had the best food in town. Over the last few years the food has declined over and over. After not visting it for a couple of years we decided to try it again last night. It was terrible! As hungry as we were we could not eat our dinner. The sauce on our enchilada's was like... More 

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Lauren A, Manager at Javelina Cantina, responded to this review

Dear Doloresa166, We are sorry to hear that you had a poor dining experience, almost everyone that eats at Javelina Cantina absolultely loves it. We are one of the most popular restaurants in Sedona. That is why we have been voted best salsa, tacos, and mexican food year after year by locals. Javelina Cantina has been serving the same high... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

My wife and I were trying to find an authentic Mexican restaurant for lunch in Sedona and were so pleased that we found this place! We ate at the bar and had great service from the bartender. My wife had the fish tacos which she really enjoyed and I had the steak tacos (tacos a la parilla) which had guacamole... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

This place was recommended by some Sedona locals and didn't dissapoint. Portions were large and salsa flavorful. We asked for some hotter salsa it had a nice kick. My Chille had was one of the best I've had. Great view was an extra. Waiter was attentive with 3 kids from 10 to 14.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Hands down this was the best Mexican food I have had in a long time. I got a stuffed grilled chicken burrito with enchilada sauce. It was amazing and stuffed with chicken and other great stuff. We also got this AMAZING AND FREAKING FANTASTIC churro stuffed with this apple and honey cream and ice cream on the side (Did I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We decided to try this restaurant based on recommendations from our hotel front desk as well as as couple of hotel guests. Our family loves Mexican cuisine and we thought this place was very nice. A comfortable restaurant that had a diverse menu. Wife was happy with her chicken fajita. The teens loved their carne asada and blacken catfish plates.... More 

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Additional Information about Javelina Cantina

Address: 671 Hwy 179, Hillside Shopping Center, Sedona, AZ 86336-6172
Phone Number: 928-282-1313
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Sedona
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Average Prices: USD $5 to $20
Cuisine: Mexican, American, Southwestern

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 671 Hwy 179, Hillside Shopping Center, Sedona, AZ 86336-6172
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Sedona
  • Phone Number: 928-282-1313

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $5 to $20
  • Cuisine: Mexican, American, Southwestern

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view

Description

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 8:30 pm

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