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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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“elote” (1,664 reviews)
“pork cheeks” (289 reviews)
“seafood tacos” (95 reviews)
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

We knew we had a wait ahead of us but the black diamond margarita made it pass smoothly. The food was really worth it!!! Everything was yummy- the duck carnitas, the asado and the shrimp. Our patience was rewarded richly

Thank Stephanie A
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Truth.... I walked into Elote Cafe at 5pm hoping to get a table at 7pm.... score. Put our name down- walked around the BEAUTIFUL town and strolled back in at 645pm and our table was ready. Was it worth it? Hells yes! Elote, jalapeño margs,...More

Thank hc11238
Reviewed yesterday

Got there a bit late and the wait was 1+ hrs. We ended up, having couple of small plate, Fish taco's, "Excellent", pork belly Tacos, were quite good, but fish tacos were better.

Thank WiseCTTraveler1
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Heavenly decisions. Open from 5-9pm. Why would God keep this heavenly restaurant closed to all the really need a great meal? Our evening with long life friends was complimented by great food distractions that were different and amazing. Great service. Thank you for giving us...More

Thank Sam L
Reviewed yesterday

I never wait in lines for restaurants but for some reason we waited the 45-60 minutes and it was well worth it!!! The view was spectacular, the food was beyond belief and the atmosphere was fun. Not sure you can ask for anything more.

Thank Hersh P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Love this place. Some friends told us that we just had to try the pig cheeks here, they are to die for. All the food was fantastic, service was great. Highly recommend!

Thank Krista M
Reviewed 5 days ago

OK we did call ahead and no reservations but they did suggest we arrive at 4:15 pm. (Note restaurant opens at 5 pm) We arrived at 4:25 pm and the line was very long, as it took us to 5:00 pm just to get to...More

Thank Jon T
Reviewed 5 days ago

Believe all the hype! This place has amazing food. Expect a wait. Get there early, before 4:30pm and put your name on the list (they don't take reservations). For appetizers they gave us the best nachos with salsa and we ordered the the famous Elote...More

Thank Yindella
Reviewed 6 days ago

the restaurant does not take reservations but is you go before it opens and line up just before 5 pm your wait will not be too long, well worth it, go hungry

Thank colleen l
Reviewed 1 week ago

This could be the best Mexican restaurant I’ve eaten at in the US. From the margarita, namesake etolete appetizer, main course, to the desert- everything exceeded my expectations. The interior is nice, but as the ‘cafe’ in the name suggests, don’t expect a high-end dinning...More

Thank thofri01
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15 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...
15 March 2017|
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Response from Maureen H | Reviewed this property |
Most likely
14 March 2017|
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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
View, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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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