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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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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited for dinner in April. We really enjoyed the food we could not eat all the food thou or manage a dessert

Thank Andy123Northampton
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Javelina Cantina is not only the best value for your money when it comes to Mexican in Sedona, it's the best tasting as well. We are locals and occasionally forget and try others and quickly remember why we prefer Javelina Cantina.

Thank chiefschillusa
Sheena C, General Manager at Javelina Cantina, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! We sure appreciate our locals! See you soon! More 

Everett, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had lunch while traveling from the Grand Canyon. Best Mexican food I've had in a very long time. I had a combination plate with a very flavorful chile rellenos and a beef enchilada. The rice and beans were also very good. My wife had their excellent grilled chicken and vegetable burrito. We sat outside on the patio to take... More 

Thank MTS--1000
Sheena C, General Manager at Javelina Cantina, responded to this review

Thanks for stopping in and the Great review! We hope to see you soon. More 

Memphis, Tennessee
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34 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great Mexican food, the fajitas were delicious! It was raining so we could not enjoy the outside view but the atmosphere was lively and the service friendly and quick! best Mexican food we had in Sedona.

Thank Turbo124
Saint Louis, Missouri
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to Javelina Cantina while on vacation in Sedona. The restaurant had about a 30 min wait, but that's standard for most places in Sedona. The food was delicious! You have to get the queso dip to start. The portions are super big. We had leftovers that lasted another 2 meals. Their margaritas are also very good. This restaurant... More 

Thank Madeline U
Red Oak, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We usually eat at a different spot every meal when we travel; but this was worth a second trip. The food was amazing. We sat outside and the view of the Red Rock was awesome. The servers were attentive without being over done. The food came out fast and hot.

Thank Jill B
Providence, Rhode Island
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for lunch upon arriving in Sedona. Wife had the Pork Carnitas and I had the combo Chicken Enchilada with a Beef Taco. Wife said the Carnitas were very good and I thought the combo was average. Better than other Sedona Mexican places were tried but far from the best we’ve ever had. Server was very good and the place... More 

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Sedona, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful Southwest/Mexican food with a view of the Red Rocks making the dinning experience breathtaking. Will be back!!

Thank Lorilynn T
Minnetonka, Minnesota
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't know why this place isn't higher rated. We tried Cowboy Club and it was mediocre at best. Great corn appetizer. Carne asada plate, chimichnga plate great. Service was excellent, genuinely pleasant. Great for larger parties, couldn't believe quick food came out with the restaurant so full. And now ... the views were spectacular. I'd love to try they're breakfast... More 

Thank ltmpls2016
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In the southwest you would expect good Mexican food, but this place is a cut above. My wife and I shared the Grande margherita and it was just the right amount of tart. I had the Carne Asada and it was cooked well and the sauces were full of flavor. My wife had the nightly special quesadilla with shrimp and... More 

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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
Scenic view, Bar scene, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?