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Javelina Cantina

671 Hwy 179, Hillside Shopping Center, Sedona, AZ 86336-6172
928-282-1313
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Ranked #45 of 153 restaurants in Sedona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $20
Cuisines: American, Southwestern, Mexican
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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.
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Phoenix, Arizona
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

We were wise enough to call ahead and book a reservation for a table outside this past weekend when we dined at Javelina Cantina. We were seated outside for sunset and it was just perfect! The restaurant was very busy so it took a little while to get our drinks and then we ordered chips and guacamole after finishing our... More

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Sedona, Arizona
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19 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

I just finished a lunch I had catered by Javelina Cantina. They provided excellent, tasty, and plentiful food for 45 people in my office. The enchiladas, fajitas, beans, and rice were excellent. Lauren, the manager, was extremely helpful and pleasant. I can't imagine a better catered Mexixan meal. I have dined at the restaurant many times and the food was... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

My husband and I stopped in for lunch and found the people friendly and the service great. We both had chicken enchiladas, he had the double and I had the single, and it was more than enough food and delicious. They provide salsa and chips for appetizer and refills on drinks. The view was pretty, too.

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Pine Grove, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Great food in the most beautiful city in the USA. Also, some knockout (in both meanings of the word) drinks. Go for the unusual stuff. You won't be disappointed. Service also excellent.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Very attractive restaurant and the whole staff was so friendly. we had made reservations and arrived a little early. the Hostess started to seat us then stopped and asked if we would mind waiting for a couple of minutes, that she had a better table with a view. That was so nice. She didn't have to do that and we... More

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San Mateo, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 via mobile

An employee at Barlow's Jeep Rentals (if you are adventurous check them out) recommended Javelina's and he was right. Good food, huge portions and lots of drink options. I read a review here saying this was microwave Mexican...I have no clue what they ordered! Fajitas were sizzling hot on a cast iron plate, the Carnitas were as good as any... More

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Cottonwood, Arizona
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66 reviews 66 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I went to Javelina Cantina to join my daughter, son-in-law and grandkids for my grandson's birthday. The food was great and they serve large portions. I brought half of it home to eat later. They brought my grandson a special dessert for his birthday. I would go back there again!!

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Warsaw, Indiana
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We had a very nice dinner. The food was really good and there wasn't any long lines waiting to get a table. You get a lot of food so you may want to consider sharing with your mate.

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Lebanon, Missouri
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5 reviews 5 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We enjoyed our meal here, but there was nothing that made it outstanding. We would liked to have eaten on the patio but did not make reservations soon enough. It was average Mexican food.

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Catskill, New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We just went here for a few drinks. The prickly pear margarita was great! The bartender was super nice and the complimentary salsa was to die for. Definitely want to go back for dinner but they were full and we didn't make reservations. Next time.

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