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El Rincon Restaurante Mexicano

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Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish, Vegetarian, Gluten Free, Native American
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336 S. State Route 179, Tlaquepaque Village, Sedona, AZ 86336-6102
928-282-4648
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sedona, Arizona
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The owner of El Rincon has owned a Mexican restaurant in Sedona for 40 years. All the A la Carte items are very good, as are the Fajitas and the combination plates. We haven't tried the pizza, as it hasn't looked good to us when we've seen it served to others. Burritos and enchiladas are served with red and/or green... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We decided to check out Talacapaqua today and found this nice Mexican restaurant. The food was really good and the staff were very friendly, would definitely recommend.

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2 Thank Melissa H
Los Angeles, California
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This restaurant has a creative take on mexican / southwest cooking. My wife's pizza was made with Indian Fry bread. My chille relleno was crusted with blue corn. tasty and a littele more than inexpensive - but worth it !! Service was pleasant and fun. Eat here for a memorable meal!

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2 Thank Leonard K
Sahuarita, Arizona, United States
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun waiting on the patio of Tlaquepaque for our other party -- there was a flamenco duo (guitar and drums). So enjoyable on a warm summer night.... Food was plentiful -- the Carne Asada salad was huge and delicious. Fabulous guacamole, great chips. Others had the chimichanga and the spinach/cream cheese enchiladas -- both great! Flan was some of the... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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95 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Margaritas were great, fun atmosphere and excellent Spinach Enchiladas. The produce is fresh and the staff very helpful, loved every minute here.

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2 Thank Laura E
Prescott, Arizona
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28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here on 07.10.16, didn't start off well as hurried hostess placed high-chair on foot, no apology offered! Had Rachel as server. We eat out a lot and I have to say that Rachel has only one pace, that's S-L-O-W and maybe she should rethink her job choice. We Ordered Shrimp Ceviche, it had one whole shrimp cut into pieces... More 

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Wayzata, Minnesota
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's been a year since we visited AZ, but El Rincon is still tops! The margaritas, food, service and music were all great! If it weren't for the calories, I'd eat the spinach cream cheese enchiladas every day!

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Lafayette, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed a lunch with fresh produce. Prickly cactus margarita are great and they had the best salsa out of 3 places we tried.

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2 Thank karomaxine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always eat Mexican out on the patio and enjoy a nice lunch in the beautiful setting of Oak Creek. Great guacamole!

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League City, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What looked like a typical tourist mexican food place in a tourist attraction turned out to offer a number of very good dishes along with the best margaritas we found in Sedona. Our lunch was so good, we returned for another later in the week...not a bad recommendation in a community dotted with dozens of mexican food restaurants.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $18
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish, Vegetarian, Gluten Free, Native American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 336 S. State Route 179, Tlaquepaque Village, Sedona, AZ 86336-6102
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Sedona
  • Phone Number: 928-282-4648
Description
El Rincon Restaurant Mexicano offers “Arizona Style” Mexican cuisine - a blending of traditional Mexican with southwestern Navajo influences. Created in 1976, El Rincon is one of Sedona’s most recommended and visited restaurants. Having served over 3.5 million guests, El Rincon is loved by locals and tourists alike with many repeat visits the custom.El Rincon features:• “Arizona Style” Mexican Cuisine• World Famous Margaritas• Family Friendly Service• Indoor and Patio SeatingEl Rincon's favorite specialties are the hand rolled Chimichangas. Each one is hand rolled with sopapilla masa folded around your choice of beef, chicken, shrimp or chili and beans, then deep fried and served with your choice of red or green enchilada sauce, rice and beans or guacamole salad. For an added treat try our dessert Chimichangas: chocolate cherry, apple, peach, and more. Also try our Navajo Pizza made with sopapilla crust. The menu includes all your favorite traditional Mexican dishes such as, tacos, enchiladas, burritos, tamales and chili rellenos. We use local grown all natural ingredients made fresh daily, free range chicken and beef, no preservatives, no lard ever!El Rincon’s Margaritas are famous too. “It’s the homemade sweet & sour that makes them so good,” says Demetrio Wagner, founder and owner. “Just add your favorite tequila,” added Demetrio. Popular flavors include prickly pear, strawberry, peach, jalapeño, and coconut.El Rincon's open lunch and dinner, seating first come, first served for lunch with reservations accepted for dinner starting at 5 pm.El Rincon is complemented by the exceptional amenities of Tlaquepaque Village, including art galleries, jewelry shops, picturesque hallways, colorful flowers, and giant sycamore trees with enchanting courtyards.

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