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El Rincon Restaurante Mexicano

336 S. State Route 179, Tlaquepaque Village, Sedona, AZ 86336-6102
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Ranked #62 of 158 Restaurants in Sedona
Price range: $6 - $18
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Southwestern, Mexican, Vegetarian, Native American
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: El Rincon Restaurant Mexicano offers “Arizona Style” Mexican cuisine - a blending of traditional Mexican with southwestern Navajo influences. Created in 1976, El Rincon is one of Sedona’s most recommended and visited restaurants. Having served over 3.5 million guests, El Rincon is loved by locals and tourists alike with many repeat visits the custom.El Rincon features:• “Arizona Style” Mexican Cuisine• World Famous Margaritas• Family Friendly Service• Indoor and Patio SeatingEl Rincon's favorite specialties are the hand rolled Chimichangas. Each one is hand rolled with sopapilla masa folded around your choice of beef, chicken, shrimp or chili and beans, then deep fried and served with your choice of red or green enchilada sauce, rice and beans or guacamole salad. For an added treat try our dessert Chimichangas: chocolate cherry, apple, peach, and more. Also try our Navajo Pizza made with sopapilla crust. The menu includes all your favorite traditional Mexican dishes such as, tacos, enchiladas, burritos, tamales and chili rellenos. We use local grown all natural ingredients made fresh daily, free range chicken and beef, no preservatives, no lard ever!El Rincon’s Margaritas are famous too. “It’s the homemade sweet & sour that makes them so good,” says Demetrio Wagner, founder and owner. “Just add your favorite tequila,” added Demetrio. Popular flavors include prickly pear, strawberry, peach, jalapeño, and coconut.El Rincon's open lunch and dinner, seating first come, first served for lunch with reservations accepted for dinner starting at 5 pm.El Rincon is complemented by the exceptional amenities of Tlaquepaque Village, including art galleries, jewelry shops, picturesque hallways, colorful flowers, and giant sycamore trees with enchanting courtyards.
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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37 reviews 37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Living in New Mexico I think I know the cuisine. This is a very good restaurant with excellent service. The salsa's were excellent as were the Chile Relleno. The prices are very reasonable and the quality is good. Highly recommended.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

We ate twice at the El Rincon, loved being out on the Patio. The food was plentiful and very tasty, service was good and friendly. The cocktails were pretty good too! Might be an idea to book ahead as it was a bit of a wait when we went.

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Los Angeles, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

We decided to try El Rincon after our full day of hiking in Sedona. They had us at Navajo pizza and chimichanga. For the four of us, we ordered: Red Chili Navajo Pizza, Green Chili Chicken Chimichanga, Sweet Corn Tamale, and a Green Chili Enchilada Food: Food was good. The standouts were the pizza and the chimichanga (duh, the restaurants'... More 

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Omaha NE
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We arrived after a hike on Tuesday so we had two things going with us from the get go! We were there on a weekday and arrived around 2PM so the lunch rush was past. Our selections were so deelish and we devoured our meals like hungry hikers! Our waitress was efficient and friendly and brought us chips and salsa... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014 via mobile

The food was fantastic and the atmosphere even better. Our waiter/server Jonathan was entertaining and fun, he went out of his way to make me feel super special on my birthday. Thank you Jonathan

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Ridgefield, Washington
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We ate lunch at El Rincon twice during our stay in Sedona - both times on the outdoor patio. The setting was very nice and fun and it was clear that dinner at this location would be even more fun given how the patio was decorated. The food was very good - better than other Mexican we had in town.... More 

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Brunswick, Georgia
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85 reviews 85 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Pretty extensive Mexican Menu with great food. Accidentally found it trying to get out of Tlaquepaque. Pretty crowded and you may end up having to sit outside. Probably great seating in the summer but we went the day before Thanksgiving. They do have overhead heating units and give you a blanket to wrap up in but still was a bit... More 

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Surprise, Arizona
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74 reviews 74 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We spend a night in Sedona, and on our way out of town we stopped at Tlapapaque to do a bit of early holiday shopping. After we finished that, we were ready for a bite to eat before we headed home. We chose El Rincon based on TA reviews. It was as advertised. We ate outside - it was a... More 

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New Zealand
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40 reviews 40 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We were a little disappointed with this Mexican Restaurant, who claims to be Sedona's best. Firstly, there is no wine list - only a choice between Chardonnay or Cabernet. We chose the local cabernet, however when it arrived we informed the waiter that it was "Jacobs Creek" definitely not local, and being "kiwis" we know Jacobs Creek very well. He... More 

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Gloucester, Virginia
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162 reviews 162 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Heard it had a view of the rocks and just wanted some good Mexican Food at the Plaza. The umbrellas and trees blocked the view. It was just Ok. Salsa and guacamole was just ok. Got the shrimp taco. The shrimp looked like it came from taco bell. The beef taco tasted better. Tried taco salad. Nice atmosphere at the... More 

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Additional Information about El Rincon Restaurante Mexicano

Address: 336 S. State Route 179, Tlaquepaque Village, Sedona, AZ 86336-6102
Phone Number: 928-282-4648
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Sedona
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 6 - 18
Cuisine: Southwestern, Mexican, Vegetarian, Native American

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