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Salsa Brava East

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2220 E Rte 66, Flagstaff, AZ 86004-5004
(928) 779-5293
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout

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    Very good
  • 90
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  • 37
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  • 22
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Solid Tex Mex Food, great salsa

Very good Tex Mex food on Route 66. Not the most authentic of Mexican places, but good service, ample menu, and willingness the alter dishes to accommodate vegetarians, which is a plus. The nicest thing about this place, I thought, was the salsa bar. We tried several and liked all of them.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
SamuelCP22
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London
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Large groups
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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Very good Tex Mex food on Route 66. Not the most authentic of Mexican places, but good service, ample menu, and willingness the alter dishes to accommodate vegetarians, which is a plus. The nicest thing about this place, I thought, was the salsa bar. We tried several and liked all of them.

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Englewood, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Well if you are super hungry go for the stuffed sopapilla or the Navajo fry bread- if not, plan on sharing an entree. The salsas are delicious- especially the tomatillo. Not as hot as I would have expected but excellent flavor-the house salsa especially. We had to wait a long time for a table of six but it was a... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We tried this place since Guy Fieri shot an segment. The food was excellent and the portions were over the top. I had the carnitas and others had the fry bread with chicken. I dont think you can go wrong at this place.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Wish we had skipped it. Service etc was fine but food was nothing special. They do have a happy hour so if you insist on going despite my review, at least go early for a cheap drink!

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Kansas City, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

This establishment was visited by "Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives". The location is approximately 2 or 3 miles from downtown Flagstaff. My wife and I were greeted warmly by our waiter. He was pleasant and answered all inquiries. The food was great and fulfilling!

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Bakersfield
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Food was very good! Tomatillo Salsa was the best I've ever had and I think they should bottle it and sell it at the grocery store.

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Katy, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

When we travel outside of our wonderful state of Texas, my wife and I generally try to avoid Mexican food restaurants because they are usually, well...awful. This time while visiting Sedona, AZ, we decided to make the 45 minute drive to Flagstaff for lunch at Salsa Brava. We had never heard of the place and did this based solely on... More 

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Hopkins, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Our party of four included two kids who were a bit skeptical. They wanted Chipotle but we wanted try local places. All of us enjoyed our meals. Loved the salsa bar and our server was knowledgable and friendly.

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

This is your typical run of the mill Mexican restaurant owned by a non-Mexican person. The food is good, the service is great, and the salsa bar is the best. Being from Tucson, there's no legit Mexican food up here that I've found thus far, just band-aids until I go home. Salsa Brava suffices, though, so give it a shot...... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Tired the navajo taco, the get bread was probably the best I have had. The rest not so great flavorless carnitas and average beans. Overall service good, and the salsa bar was outstanding. I would go back just maybe try something different.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2220 E Rte 66, Flagstaff, AZ 86004-5004
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Flagstaff
  • Phone Number: (928) 779-5293

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?