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Javelina Cantina

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671 State Route 179, Hillside Shopping Center, Sedona, AZ 86336-6121
+1 928-282-1313
11:30 - 20:30
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 20:30
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Chicago, Illinois
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lots of variety on the menu. Fish tacos were delicious! Fajitas also very good. The chips with salsa on the table were super light and crispy. We all ate too many of them because they were so good. A nice variety of margaritas and tequilas to choose from as well. Our server was excellent and very helpful. This place was... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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87 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Good food (especially the fajitas). I love the special margaritas, but best of all is getting one of the tables with a view of the red rocks. I haven't had the rude service some describe. The only downside for me is that it is frequently crowded and the wait for a table can be substantial.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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620 reviews
288 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We stopped in for an early dinner. We were able to get s table out on the overlook patio. Our server, Daniel, was outstanding. He kept our chips and salsa filled. The food came quickly and it was good and hot. We definitely had leftovers. They have a decent selection of drinks and beers, both American and Mexican.

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Medicine Hat, Canada
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111 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Haven't been to Javelina's since our last trip to Sedona two years ago. Someone had cut out their ad and left it on the magnetic note board on the side of our fridge. The ad listed their Monday to Thursday 11:30 to 6:00 Bar Only 'specials'. We dropped in for lunch after looking around west Sedona. It was a Tuesday,... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Arrived about 30 minutes ahead of our reservation; a little tricky to find as it is in the back of the shops at Hillside, hoping to have a drink at the bar while waiting. Place was packed and popular and everyone was still smiling. First good sign. Easily got 2 house margaritas even though all bar seating was full. At... More 

1 Thank Scott B
Santa Fe
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225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Average mexican meal. Some views if you are outside. long wait to get inside. Standard selection of burritos, tacos, enchiladas. Good but not great. Seems to be a big focus on monster margaritas. Parking in the shopping center area. Service was slow but the wait staff was limited. Waiters were in constant motion but just now enough of them. Moderate... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Let's preface this review by saying that yes the young hostess to this place is rude (as mentioned by other comments on here), fortunately for us we didn't deal with her the day we came in. The food here is good and consistent, and the value is fair for Sedona. We walked in during lunch time, and it only took... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good service. Great food. Fabulous views. Call for reservations. Request window seating. Vegans can have great dinner here as well as meat eaters. Drink selection looked great.....large. How could you not be dui?

Thank RaNae W
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Husband's choice for his birthday, and they celebrated him well with a song, fried ice cream in a tortilla and a goofy hat. Chicken and goat cheese enchilada excellent as were beef tamales. Fajitas a little too covered in sauce for me. Attentive waiter.

Thank timeawaynow
new york
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

After hiking Devils Bridge, this restaurant was our oasis. Excellent drinks and awesome salsa and chips!

Thank Amy W

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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
US$5 - US$20
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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
Cheap Eats, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?