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Javelina Cantina

Certificate of Excellence
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin
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671 State Route 179, Hillside Shopping Center, Sedona, AZ 86336-6121
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My Mum and I stopped off for lunch. Yummy Tacos and tasty margaritas. Pablo made us feel very welcome. Loved sitting outside on the patio with the fantastic view. We went back later for margaritas during happy hour and had great service from the bar staff.

Thank tracy b
Buckeye, Arizona
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I stopped in at this restaurant for some Mexican food while staying in Sedona for a week. The food quality was very good, portion was great, wife had to get the to go box. Service was excellent as was the margaritas we ordered. Atmosphere was very good as well. We would visit again next stay in Sedona.

Thank Bill B
Pelham, MA
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great experience, wonderful service, good food, convenient location. This is a find and I recommend it to anyone who likes Mexican food.

Thank JoLeslie
Tempe, Arizona
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Wouldn't rate it as highly as trip advisor clients have. I was expecting a more upscale Mexican cuisine, but it is more of a chain ma and pa restaurant than anything else. With that said, our service and meal was excellent.

Thank akwake1988
Fremont, California
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a nice time, great food had salmon and the mango salsa was delish. Recommend this restaurant. Large portions very good service.

Thank Irene G
Bloomingdale, New Jersey
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Just got into town and the concierge at our hotel recommended this spot. Great food and service, with huge portions. We were seated on the covered porch. Apparently there is a dog friendly terrace, and the terrace faces the road but had great views of the red rocks. Would definitely go back.

Thank Jacquie D
Rochester, New York
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Thecrestaurant deserves the rating it has received. We had the plate specials for under 10 dollars. Excellent hard and soft tacos with shredded beef. Ground beef was also very good - not overcooked. Also a very nice, smooth house margarita. Beans and rice were good. Service was rapid and polite even under busy conditions. Pretty satisfying fare.

Thank stanroc
Tulsa, OK
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80 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Rocky Pound fish tacos are great - I highly reccomend. We sat outside - cool, fountain, nice ambience. Meals reasonably priced. Could share between 2 I think.

Thank dodge4x4rules
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We sat on the patio and enjoyed the chips (nice and think) and salsa (good but watery) that they put out within a minute of us sitting down. We ordered nachos and cheese (large serving and very cheesy) and a local beer (sorry, forget the name). Our mains were good (fajitas and tacos) and we all left there stuffed. Not... More 

Thank HK44
Chicago, Illinois
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80 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The food was good but not inventive so be prepared for "strip mall" just above average Mexican food. Large portions chips & salsa kind of place, vinyl menus, etc... Nice patio seating.

Thank theleftbank

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $20
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 671 State Route 179, Hillside Shopping Center, Sedona, AZ 86336-6121
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Sedona
  • Phone Number: 19282821313
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?