Sedona's Best Restaurants

Updated: Dec 20, 2018

Sedona's Best Restaurants
Sedona's Best Restaurants satisfy even the most discerning palates

Sedona's best restaurants are world renown for excellence that matches the beauty and magnificence of the gorgeous red rocks that crown this geological masterpiece.

Sedona restaurants deliver– four-star cooking or off-the-road gems, there is great food to be had everywhere in Sedona. A quick snack, a fabulous lunch or a night of fine dining by candlelight at a beautiful restaurant, the choice is yours.

Spectacular views, great service, delicious food and a variety to choose from that will make your mouth water are the staple offerings of Sedona’s best restaurants.

There are restaurants offering live music every night of the week. Restaurants specializing in fine wines and great brews. And let’s not forget great sports-bar-restaurants for those who like to cheer and beer.

Check out the choices below from the best places to eat in Sedona and make that meal a lasting memory.

For authentic Mexican cuisine try El Rincon located in Tlaquepaque, a replica of a Mexican town with galleries, shops and more. Nestled in the splendor of Tlaquepaque Village, El Rincon features the finest “Arizona Style Mexican Cuisine” and No. 1-rated margaritas. El Rincon founded in 1976 is the originator of “Arizona Style Mexican Cuisine,” a blending of traditional Mexican food with Navajo influences. Specialties include: hand-rolled Chimichangas, Navajo Pizzas and Fruit.

If you are in the mood for Sushi and Chinese delights the Szechuan is a must.

Szechuan Restaurant is the home of Sedona, Arizona’s favorite Szechuan food and sushi. Enjoy authentic Chinese and Japanese food. The restaurant also provides carry out orders and catering for parties. Szechuan is open Sun-Thurs 11 a.m. to 9:00p.m. • Fri-Sat 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. We deliver from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Szechuan in located in the heart of West Sedona on S.R. 89A.

If you’re craving some real Western High Desert Cuisine go to the famous Cowboy Club home to the Cowboy Artists of America. The Cowboy Club Grille & Spirits is where high desert cuisine combines with more than fifty years of old west tradition and history. The Cowboy Club is a casual, family oriented restaurant with a full bar that has been serving Sedona and its guests for over 20 years. The décor is Western, showcasing the second largest set of Longhorns in the United States.

Sedona’s supper club is Sound Bites Grill with music, wine, cocktails and many organic and free-range entrees. Food, Fun and Music! Award Winning Sound Bites Grill is an entertainment restaurant located in Uptown Sedona, at the Hyatt Pinon Point Resort. Open Lunch and Dinner this restaurant’s menu features fresh fish, seafood, and all natural hand cut beef, all natural chicken, all homemade with a large variety of tasty, healthy choices. Don't miss the great live music performances as well.

A local favorite for lunch and dinner is Judi’s Restaurant with a wide variety Continental menu and a burgers that are heaven on a bun. Judi’s Restaurant has been a local favorite for 30 years. We are proud to offer the finest quality of ingredients and selections on our Continental menu from Angus Steaks, Burgers and Prime Rib to New Zealand Lamb, Baby Back Pork Ribs, Chicken, Pasta, and fresh Seafood. Judi’s offers fresh made soup and salads with homemade dressings.

Olde Sedona Bar & Grill is a down to earth sports bar off the main street 89A with surprisingly great food. They also feature late night entertainment. Great food, spectacular views, live music, dancing, Sports Bar, Olde Sedona Bar & Grill has it all. Located in the heart of West Sedona, Olde Sedona offers the best selection of American Southwestern foods, with a delicious eclectic menu stretching from authentic Mexican meals, to fine Italian cooking. Great burgers too.

At Steakhouse 89 we focus on bringing you the freshest, most local and seasonal cooking possible. We work with local farmers, purveyors and producers to bring you what’s fresh and what’s in season. We only serve responsibly-raised meats, bake all of our bread from scratch every day in the restaurant and feature an extensive beer, wine and cocktail menu. The Steakhouse 89 team has worked to merge the finest fare to bring you the best Backyard Gourmet Cuisine.

As you stroll through the beautiful courtyards of Tlaquepaque, you will find Rene’s Restaurant, a Sedona landmark for 40 years. Upon entering Rene's you will feel transported to a simpler time where you can relax and not feel rushed. Your senses will be aroused by the calm trickling water from the fountains in the courtyard as you dine on the signature Rack of Lamb, Dover Sole, Venison of Antelope or one of the many intriguing dishes. And do not deprive yourself of dessert...a sensory delight.


Glistening copper tanks accent the Old World style oak bar at Sedona’s own brewpub, nestled among the shops of the Tlaquepaque Arts & Crafts Village. The opulent oak wood and polished stone dining area has a classy charm, and the award-winning lagers and ales that flow from those copper tanks have the substance to match the elegant yet casual interior style. They are the perfect complement for Certified Angus Beef charbroiled burgers.


Picturesque, modern restaurant with incredible sunset views, serving Chef driven organic menus. Open for breakfast, lunch, dinner & Sunday brunch. Mesa Grill features local organic produce and creative Southwest fare. Bring your furry friend to the Mesa’s Pet Friendly Patio and try the Chef’s Doggie Menu. Mesa Grill Sedona is open from 7am to 9pm daily. The menu is inexpensive to moderately priced, and offers healthy salads, burgers, sandwiches and fresh seafood.


Voted Sedona’s Best Mexican food by Tripadvisor for 2017, Javelina Cantina is Sedona’s #1 Sonoran style food destination. Enjoy your meal inside or out on our scenic Red Rock terrace or Arizona patio room. Sizzling fajitas, tacos, margaritas and much more! Take advantage of our happy hour in the bar from 3 to 6 p.m. daily! Dog-friendly patio with amazing views, as well as a perfect place to bring large groups! Javelina Cantina is open daily at 11:30 a.m. • Located at 671 S.R. 179 in the Hillside Shopping Center • 928-282-1313 •

T. Carl’s located at Poco Diablo Resort is Sedona’s secret gem at affordable prices. Also enjoy your favorite sports at the 10th Hole Bar & Grill at Poco Diablo Resort.

For the adventurous type visit the Storytellers Steakhouse at the Cliff Castle Casino. Storytellers captures the spirit of the ancient Indian dwellings with award-winning cuisine.

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