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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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Memphis, Tennessee
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34 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday 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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49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday 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 

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Red Oak, Iowa
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 

Thank tbv77
Surprise, Arizona
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food, Excellent Margaritas and a beautiful summertime patio setting. There's usually a wait, but it's worth it.

Thank 10ccasionalTraveler
Freeport, New York
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice quiet spot on the deck for a late night dinner. The Kettle of carnitas was plenty to feed 2 of us!

Thank Theresa D
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108 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our favorite place when we come to Sedona! We love to sit on the patio. JC was our server today, he was so nice and attentive. The food is amazing, I highly recommend the fajitas! Some of the best I've ever had! Also, the roasted chicken and goat cheese enchiladas, yum! Portions are BIG. You won't be disappointed. They do... 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
Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene
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?