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Javelina Cantina

671 Hwy 179, Hillside Shopping Center, Sedona, AZ 86336-6172
928-282-1313
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Ranked #38 of 158 Restaurants in Sedona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $20
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
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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English first
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

The ambience of the location was pleasant with nice decoration. Service sizes are large, but the food is at best mediocre. We had the Steak Fajitas. There was virtually no steak in the serving. Fajitas are supposed to be grilled, but the griddle came out full of sauce so that the meat and the vegetables were virtually boiled. The other... More 

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Sedona, Arizona
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62 reviews 62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

As a local, I get to enjoy several Mexican restaurants. The menu has changed and shortened quite a bit, which is actually nice. I have always loved the fajitas here, I think they are the best in town. It is a fun atmosphere and great place for a group of friends.

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Farmington, Pennsylvania
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51 reviews 51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Beautiful restaurant with beautiful view. My salad with blackened chicken was delicious. My wife's chile rellenos was quite good, but not the best that she has had. Terrific atmosphere and decor.

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Mesa, Arizona
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

DELISH Mexican food. Enchilada was amazing! The service was quick and hospitable. We have visited here before and will again.

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Chicago
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Was recommended by our guide from Pink Jeep tours, located in the Hillside shopping plaza. We ordered steak fajitas and chili rejeneos, along with some queso dip and a Mazarati Marguerita. All in all - the food was great and tasty, generous portions, margarita was full blast - no water downed version, and window view was very scenic. Service was... More 

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San Francisco, California
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100 reviews 100 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Wife and I went to JC on a recent trip to Sedona. We'd been many times in the past, but it's been 2-3 years since our last visit. It's still good. The menu is nothing out of the ordinary. Pretty typical Mexican fare. But it's always good and everything is fresh and hot and flavorful. And the service is good.... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The tortilla soup was fantastic, the chips taste homemade, and the grilled chicken was delish! Get a table by the window and enjoy a beautiful view of Sedona.

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Conroe, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We always look forward to eating here when in Sedona. This time was, once again, great. Food, service and view were all "up to standard".

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Winston, GA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 via mobile

we came here 17 years ago, and couldn't wait to come back, it was so good. Unfortunately, in that time it went from our favorite nationwide to one of the worst. It used to be the standard against which all others were judged. It is so bland, it would qualify as jail food. They admit this on their menu, but... More 

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

Dear Rufus 19832013, Thank you for your review of Javelina Cantina. I am sorry your experience this visit was bland. Javelina Cantina has been in business for 16 years. Mark Shugrue has proudly owned and operated the Javelina Cantina in Sedona since 1998. Most of our original kitchen staff are still employed at the Javelina Cantina. We serve high quality... More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We had their fajitas for two and it was plenty of food. They were delicious along with the margaritas. The service was excellent too. We will return.

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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 - 20
Cuisine: American, Southwestern, Mexican

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