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Elote Cafe

€€ - €€€Mexican, , Latin
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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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
771 State Route 179, Arabella Hotel, Sedona, AZ 86336-6209
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Took the advice and got to Elote about 4:15pm. A line was already forming for the 5:00 opening. At 4:55 they started to let us in and the line was wrapped around the parking lot. We got in for the first group and were immediately...More

Thank c12pilot
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Everything I tasted - the elote, the fish, mole, lamb, tacos were delicious! Unique southwest flavors! The wait is a little long, but there are many options for drinks and appetizers a block away! This was the best meal I had in Sedona! I would’ve...More

Thank Neda E
Reviewed 4 days ago

We went to Elote in October. Having heard how long the waits are, we decided to plan our day around going early. We had a late morning breakfast to carry us through the afternoon. We arrived in Elote's parking lot at 4:15, and got in...More

Thank MidwesternCrew
Reviewed 4 days ago

yes, it is true. you have to get there 5 or earlier to eat at the first sitting without a wait. but the wait is part of the experience. when you get there and have to leave your name for a table, with a usual...More

Thank Fran S
Reviewed 4 days ago

We just returned from Sedona and tried to get into Elote one day around 6:15 or so, only to find out that the wait was 1:45...and that was AFTER waiting in line just to put in our name. We left and returned another day a...More

Thank Marty K
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great Mexican food! Place is always packed and long lines but worth the wait. We have been there several times and never disappointed! they have local grown specials and truly a culinary delight.

Thank Jim o
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were first in line at 4PM and had a great time, making new friends while we waited. Got a great table with a mountain view. Here's the bottom line: all of the food was truly great, while the service was just, well, good. The...More

Thank DAS909
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

By a number of people (locals) for the Southwest (Mexican) food and we tried to go at about 7 pm. The wait was an hour and a half alone and the noise level, including screaming kids playing beanbag tossing games on the open porch outside,...More

Thank J.P. S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was a little surprised that we were told to get in line by 4 in order to make the first seating. Otherwise the wait is long. We were 10th in line and were seated quickly. Staff was nice. Knowledgeable. Our server marveled that we wanted...More

Thank Christina C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant does not take reservations, and the wait is usually more than an hour. It’s totally worth it though - some of the best Mexican food I have been had! The elote is yummy, the guacamole is a true appetizer (rather than a side),...More

Thank DiDi19842013
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14 September 2018|
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Response from ArizonaWinehound | Reviewed this property |
In the bar. The restaurant is only open in the evenings so you won't be missing many games. The food is so good, yo won't care what game is on.
Andrea H
21 June 2018|
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Response from Glenn E | Reviewed this property |
Yes kids welcome,nice place good water and food
Ann L
28 April 2018|
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Response from Patty W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I placed a dinner order, and it was ready in 15 minutes, take out.
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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
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Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
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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