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“Top Notch”

El Rincon Restaurante Mexicano
Ranked #47 of 195 Restaurants in Sedona
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $18
Cuisines: Southwestern, Mexican, Native American
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
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.
Yucaipa, CA
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114 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
“Top Notch”
Reviewed July 12, 2013

I loved the food, my husband thought it was just ok. The chips and salsa were very good. The enchiladas were tasty and the shredded beef was flavored just right. I thought it was a little pricey but at least the food tastes great. He had the flan and it was about the best I have ever tasted, very decadent. Very relaxing atmosphere, you almost don't want to leave.

  • Visited July 2013
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Globe, Arizona
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“Mixed reviews”
Reviewed July 11, 2013

I read the reviews on TripAdvisor and had some reservations about the restaurant, but my husband had his heart set on it since he'd been there with friends years ago. We had reservations and were seated immediately. The waitress took our drink order. The chips and salsa were good, but the Margarita Magnifico that I had great hopes for was watery. For the prices, the food was only so-so. I had to add salsa to both the rice and beans to give them any taste. The atmosphere was comfortable and our waitress was a delight, but we won't be back for the food.

Visited July 2013
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Florida
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86 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Terrific dinner”
Reviewed July 8, 2013

I think this restaurant is a chain which we usually avoid when on vacation. However our last night we decided to try it anyway because of the area we were in. We were not disappointed. Two of us had Beef burritos with mushaka (sp?) beef. Wonderful. My husband had a Chile Rejenos which he loved. The waitress was wonderful and steered us correctly to good meals. The manager came by twice and was very cordial.

Visited June 2013
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Suwanee, Georgia, USA
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“good mexican”
Reviewed July 1, 2013

Food was very good! We enjoyed our meal, they even had a group playing music outside on the patio!!!!!!!!!

Visited June 2013
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Spicewood, Texas
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“Excellent Mexican/AZ Food”
Reviewed June 29, 2013 via mobile

My wife & I had lunch at El Rinco's and it was superb. The beef chimichanga was the best ever. Great hot chips, sauce & fantastic service. World famous Margaritas. You won't be disappointed!

  • Visited June 2013
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