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Plaza Bonita mexican restaurant

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Mexican, Southwestern
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991 S Main St, Cottonwood, AZ 86326-4608
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Thu - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Wed 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Cottonwood, Arizona
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had lunch at bar it was great food and great service . Tacos were good guacamole was spicy just like i like it.

Thank CFOChasebankAZ
Springerville, Arizona
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We took five grandchildren on a trip to see Out of Africa and the Verde Valle Train Ride. We decided to eat at this restaurant our first night in Cottonwood as it was located close to our hotel. We ate here again a second night because the food and service was very good. Everyone was able to order dishes they... More 

Thank graychief
Surprise, Arizona
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50 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I and with friends go there to eat when staying in Cottonwood. Wife usually orders the Fried Quesadilla it's Fantastic, but if your going to the doctor that week your will lecture. you. Taco platter w/ enchiladas is good too, I order the Chimi platter which very good and also the green chili platter is great too.... More 

Thank mdmorgan2rm
Wasilla, Alaska
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68 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I shared a meat molcajete. One of the best we've had, full of 3 types of meat, peppers, onions and cheese. We each were served a side plate with beans, rice, guacamole, and sour cream. The tortillas we received were warm and fresh. The dish had more than enough sauce that was tasty yet spicey. The margaritas... More 

Thank Mariellen H
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27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

If you like flavour, attentive wait staff and getting your orders right, then this place may not be for you. As we entered (6:30pm on a Friday evening) the place was pretty empty. Only 3 tables were full of guests out of what seems like at least 30 tables. We were seated prompty and provided chips and two salsa's. The... More 

Thank Mr_Icu
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

Managers special marguerite came right out of a bottle of too sweet mixer. We ordered a salad served in a crisp tortilla she'll. Spotted cooking staff, very young. They should have supplied them with pictures of what the food should look like. Tortilla was the color and texture of dark cardboard. I picked it up by the rim and nothing... More 

Thank claudreader
Davis, California, United States
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180 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

We decided to try this restaurant after driving into town and learning that the Sizzler was closed. We were not disappointed. The young wait staff members were very attentive and interactive. We enjoyed good conversation with our waitress and a full pitcher of tasty margaritas after a long day of hiking in the area. We both ordered traditional combination plates... More 

Thank Riel_Travelers
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

Gathered with family tonight, most from out of town desiring Mexican food. We've had many a fine meal at this location. Sadly, tonight wasn't one of them. Service was friendly but very slow. The food was potentially okay but tonight it seenmed as though it was prepared and plated with little care. I'm very disappointed as this has usually been... More 

1 Thank James D
Tucson, Arizona
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Stopped her after our day at Out of Africa Wild Animal Park. Service was quick, portions were large and food was tasty. My only wish would have been that the waiter seem more interested and friendly while he was tending to his tasks.

1 Thank Daya411
San Marcos, California
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615 reviews
301 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

Went into a local gas station where they recommended Plaza Bonita. We had great service and the food was delicious. The atmosphere is a little dated, but overall we were very satisfied with the restaurant choice.

Thank csarchibald

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $14
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 991 S Main St, Cottonwood, AZ 86326-4608
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Cottonwood
  • Phone Number: 928-634-7018

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