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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
+1 928-282-1313
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
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12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped for dinner on a Wednesday night. Waiter was pleasant and knowledgeable. We each ordered a different margarita. Both were good but the "original" was our favorite. We had chicken fajitas and salmon tostada. Both were great. Chicken was in a flavorful sauce, and the salmon with the black bean & mango salsa was excellent! We eat Mexican a... More 

Thank MikeinOH
Sedona, Arizona
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79 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Food is just regular, but staff is super friendly and quite casual, and if you sit on the terrace, you are guaranteed some spectacular views! ;-)

Thank 909Magda
Fulton, New York
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The restaurant is located in a little plaza with lots of great shops. The menu is varied and the food is delicious! Our waiter was very helpful with his suggestions and our food was ready quickly!

Thank Lynda H
Victoria, Canada
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Delicious for sure... if you have hallow legs you'll be pleased with the price and how much you receive! Lovely view. Good service.

Thank roxannelynn84
Lanham, Maryland
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a day of touring Sedona, I stopped here for dinner. I was seated right away by a friendly host and immediately received a bowl of chips and salsa. The chips were cut thick and I could they were freshly made, as well as the salsa. The salsa was very flavorful and not too spicy. I prefer more of a... More 

Thank Michael C
Bozeman, Montana
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46 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was ordinary, typical "American" Mexican fare. Nothing authentic. Best bet: cold draft beer! Think tacos smothered in cheese with shredded cabbage. Think Taco Bell but with better ingredients.

Thank kreed3552
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food that my husband & I ordered was average; nothing special. I ordered the beef fajita & he ordered super chicken burrito. You get the typical sides. The chips & salsa were devoured along with our beers. We enjoyed our waiter & excellent service but will try a different Mexican restaurant during our stay in Sedona.

Thank Ninkyfaye
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The fish tacos were delicious especially with the mango salsa. The chicken and veggie fajitas were great. Veggie fajitas have a different marinade than the chicken.

Thank Suzanne H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was served quickly, was actually hot and tasted good. The wait time was reasonable on such a busy holiday weekend. They were able to accommodate a gluten free diet which is always appreciated.

Thank Felixx9995
Clovis, California
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Recommended by a local and we were not disappointed. Ate outside for great red rocks view. Food was tasty with large portions. The chicken nachos had a lot of meat and veggies, not just chips. Impressive! Many folks were in the bar for Taco Tuesday at only $1 each. What a deal!

Thank gardengal1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
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, Scenic view, Bar scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Dining on a budget
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: +1 928-282-1313
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?