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Elote Cafe

771 State Route 179, Arabella Hotel, Sedona, AZ 86336-6209
+1 928-203-0105
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“elote” (1,659 reviews)
“pork cheeks” (287 reviews)
“carnitas” (253 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
771 State Route 179, Arabella Hotel, Sedona, AZ 86336-6209
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Reviewed November 21, 2015 via mobile

We went to Elote for my 50th birthday dinner. It definitely lived up to the hype! You must get the namesake dish, I had to buy the cookbook after eating it. Amazing! Get there early though, we lined up at 4:30 and got in on...More

Thank Kim C
Reviewed November 20, 2015 via mobile

Had dinner here for the third time and was not disappointed. Got there shortly after 5 and snagged the last 2 seats at the bar. As always the elote dip was fabulous. Had the snapper which though fried was not too heavy and very flavorful....More

Thank hikinglady91
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Reviewed November 19, 2015 via mobile

Thank you so much to Armando and the team at Elote. We had the most delicious, fresh and flavorful meal last night. We had the guacamole and shrimp tacos to start then the carnitas and carne asada followed by the homemade ice cream. The services...More

Thank AnitaAussie
Reviewed November 19, 2015

This place has good food but get ready to stand in line. It's a very busy place, because the food is good and everytime I go the service is also good. But this place is not cheap. So may not be not the best if...More

Thank May52863
Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

Everyone from our B&B owner to a friend in Phoenix said you have to eat here. The salsa was fresh and the chips were below average. The signature appetizer The Elote was a bowl of grilled corn! Don't get it. I had the pork cheek...More

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Reviewed November 18, 2015

First of all if you want to get in you have to show up at least a half hour before they open and get in line. The food and the dining experience are worth the wait!! My husband had the special margarita of the day...More

Thank pat54074
Reviewed November 18, 2015

Don't be turned off by the line, get in line to order a margarita and sip it on the heated porch, time flew then we were seated. The Pork cheeks and Carnitas were wonderful. Their signature appetizer was a great opener. The staff was very...More

Thank Brenda H
Reviewed November 18, 2015

They don't take reservations so if you're there in the peak season, skip lunch and line up at 4:30 for a 5:00 admission and early dinner. Lovely food but not inexpensive.

Thank anonymous835
Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

Elote Cafe, Nice restaurant, good food but pricey. Be prepared for a minimum of an hour wait, they open at 5pm by 8pm you can get in with minimal wait. Is it worth it. .....? Crowded and loud. ....if you like that kind of atmosphere...More

Thank Fred E
Reviewed November 18, 2015

Worth the wait; food was excellent; wait staff, the best! Our server guided us through the menu since we were first timers; her recommendations were perfect.

Thank Janice W
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Response from KAREN S | Reviewed this property |
You can check in and wait while they go off and do something. One person has to stay. It might be more than 30 minutes, though...
March 15, 2017|
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Response from Maureen H | Reviewed this property |
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Response from kauai4me | Reviewed this property |
Had dinner there last night - pets are NOT allowed on the outdoor seating area.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Scenic view
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 771 State Route 179, Arabella Hotel, Sedona, AZ 86336-6209
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Sedona
  • Phone Number: +1 928-203-0105
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