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“Good Food”

El Rincon Restaurante Mexicano
Ranked #43 of 199 Restaurants in Sedona
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$6 - US$18
Cuisines: Southwestern, Mexican, Native American
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, 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.
Reviewed 3 August 2014

Food and atmosphere were great. Service was very good. Enjoyed the respite from the heat for a cold brew and some good Mexican food.

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Reviewed 3 August 2014

El Rincon is a little more spendy than what I am used to for Mexican food, but it was really good. What do you expect from a touristy area like Sedona? The tamales were exceptional (I tried both kinds). They seem to be known for the chimichangas so we got the machaca. It was really tasty, but smothered in sauce it lost its crispness. Maybe sauce on the side would be the way to go. Margaritas are very strong, but when you drop $8.75 I would expect nothing less. Surroundings are neat and I would recommend this place.

Side note.... Waiter was a talker and I am sure full of it. "Big property owner in the area", "independently wealthy", "wife is a physicists",.... On and on.... Why are you waiting tables again?

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2  Thank Matthew P
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Reviewed 3 August 2014

We ate here because it was close to the Los Abrigados resort. Will never go back. High prices, so-so food, lame service

1  Thank campfiar
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Reviewed 2 August 2014 via mobile

Lived in Arizona for most of my life and El Rincon has always been our favorite place to eat in Sedona. A little more secluded in in its corner of Tlaquepaque, the food and service has never disappointed. The guacamole is the best I've ever had, and have always been pleased by the rest of the items on the menu although I usually resort to the cheese enchilada which is my favorite. Can't go wrong at El Rincon

1  Thank Fairweather8588
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Reviewed 29 July 2014

But that's where it stops short. Stopped by for a margarita and dessert. Margarita was good but the chips and salsa were nothing special, I think the chips came out of a bag, not what you would expect from what is supposed to be a pricey upscale Mexican restaurant. The dessert Chimi was small and nothing special. Not worth returning. Must be surviving on tourist traffic.

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Thank Denise M
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