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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 yesterday via mobile

This little gem hidden above a best Western Hotel is one of the best restaurants in the state of Arizona. Yummy spicy popcorn while you wait in the bar. Perfectly crafted drinks and no dish will disappoint. The chef usually personally brings your meal to...More

Thank Dr-JonnyB
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We waited, like everyone else. This wasn’t our first trip to Elote Cafe, but probably the last. Our meal...when we finally got seated was good. Our service was not up to par. The ambiance is seedy. The place needs to be gutted and turned into...More

Thank SuZyPhoenix
Reviewed 2 days ago

We got to the restaurant at about 5:30. Seats available, but not many. We sat outside and had a great waiter - very informative. I believe his name is Dylan. He answered our questions in great detail and knows a lot about their food. We...More

Thank TheBigD2014
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stayed at the Arabella hotel and could walk to the Elote Cafe. There was a wait on Tues at 7:30. Restaurant was only open 5-9 Tues - Sun. Views were fine. Service was okay. I waited at the hostess stand for about ten minutes as...More

Thank Avery397
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

They don’t take reservations. We arrived at 6pm and there was already a 30 minute wait. So we had popcorn and sat on the patio. We’d requested outdoor eating which took longer to wait for but was well worth it. Only negative/neutral was server. We...More

Thank KJOC49
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited with family and got in dinner table sharp at 5 pm. Restaurant was full by 5.30 pm. Really busy restaurant. Ambiance ok but food is really worth it. Margarita,s are good. Must visit if you are in mood for Mexican food in Sadona

Thank Geeta D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Be ready for a wait- about an hour for us on a weeknight, and 1.5 hours on a weekend. However, grab a margarita, some free popcorn, and enjoy the deck overlooking the pool. The food was worth it- you must try the elote, although the...More

Thank MNBBadger
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Incredible meal!!It gets packed.Be there when it opens.Well worth the wait!My husband is a bourbon drinker and was extremely impressed w/ his Old Fashioned and my Margarita was fantastic.Enjoy the top notch drinks and their delicious popcorn while you wait and after you savor your...More

Thank mary b
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Waited for more than an hour with a group of 10 friends. Once we finally got seated and the food ordered it was worth the wait. Started with tomato salad. Excellent flavors and presentation. Then had the Buffalo as the main entree absolutely delicious. Would...More

Thank Ren T
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a must visit place for anyone visiting Sedona. Don't be afraid if the wait time for a table is an hour, you will be rewarded with a fantastic meal. Not Mexican food, but more South American style. Always start with the elote, a...More

Thank ArizonaWinehound
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Andrea H
22 June 2018|
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Response from Geeta D | Reviewed this property |
Yes,we have 13 month granddaughter,we were treated and accommodated nicely. No kid menu but extensive menu kids can eat
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.
16 March 2018|
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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...
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Restaurant Details

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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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View, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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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