10 Best Places To Eat In Sedona, Arizona

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Sedona is famous for its striking red sandstone formations, Arizona desert, pine forests, and deep canyons which offer thrill seekers numerous options for hiking, biking, swimming, and camping. The town is equally famous for its fine dining gourmet restaurants and cafes. Here’s a list of the 10 best places to eat in Sedona.

1. The Hudson

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The Hudson is designed like an American neighborhood restaurant, and is open every day for lunch and dinner. Its industrial chic contemporary ambiance is complemented by the beautiful view of the red rocks from its deck. Make sure you request a table with a view when you make the reservation. They offer a wide variety on the menu including chef-specials, cocktails, and wine. Apart from the dining room, the restaurant has a lounge, deck, and a bar.

The Hudson

Address: Top Level of the Hillside Shopping Center, 671 State Route 179, Suite D, Sedona, AZ 86336

Website: The Hudson

2. Elote Cafe

Elote Cafe
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Visit the Elote Cafe to relish the most authentic Mexican food in an award-winning modern Mexican and Southwestern restaurant. They open only for dinner and do not take reservations, so if you go a little early you can get a table of your choice overlooking the scenic Red Rocks of Sedona. Their menu features traditional dishes, a couple of dishes with seasonal, locally grown ingredients along with selected cocktails highlighted by the finest tequilas and mezcal. They do offer complimentary chips and salsa for munching on each table, while you wait for your order to be delivered.

Elote Cafe

Address: 771 AZ-179, Sedona, AZ 86336, USA

Website: Elote Cafe

3. Bella Vita Ristorante

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Bella Vita is a quaint Italian restaurant, perfect for spending a romantic evening on their delightful outdoor patio or nearby the rustic indoor fireplace or embracing each other on the dance floor. The Old World charm, authentic Italian cuisine, and modest prices make this place an unmissable restaurant from this list.

Bella Vita Ristorante

Address: 6701 AZ-89A, Sedona, AZ 86336, USA

Website: Bella Vita Ristorante

4. Dahl & DiLuca Ristorante

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Dahl & DiLuca Ristorante opened in 1995, to offer authentic homemade Italian dishes, especially hard-to-find Italian seafood classics. Their elegant villa-themed interiors with silk drapes, gold and crystal chandeliers, live jazz piano, and garden patio create a unique dining experience that sets this place apart from the rest on this list. The aura of this place fits perfectly into its surroundings. As they open only for dinner, this place is always bustling. The impeccable service and delicious delicacies have made this a favored restaurant amongst most tourists.

Dahl & DiLuca Ristorante

Address: 2321 AZ-89A, Sedona, AZ 86336, USA

Website: Dahl & DiLuca Ristorante

5. Mariposa Latin Inspired Grill

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For a magical dining experience set amidst a panoramic Sedona red rock backdrop with incredible Latin & Italian delicacies, you must head to the Mariposa Latin Inspired Grill. This upmarket eatery was started a couple of years ago, by the celebrity chef Lisa Dahl and she creates an impeccable experience with her authentic recipes, best service, and panoramic views.

Mariposa Latin Inspired Grill

Address: 700 AZ-89A, Sedona, AZ 86336, USA

Website: Mariposa Latin Inspired Grill

6. Wildflower Bread Company

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The Wildflower Bread Company is a unique local cafe chain that serves fresh baked goods, salads, and high-end sandwiches. Food is prepared fresh, their service is good and they offer lovely views. Another must-visit place if you are not in the mood for fine dining.

Wildflower Bread Company

Address: 101 N State Rte 89A, Sedona, AZ 86336, USA

Website: Wildflower Bread Company

7. Tamaliza Cafe

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For the best tamales in town, you must try Tamaliza. This restaurant offers all varieties including organic, plain, and gluten-free. Their dishes are healthy, authentic, and always fresh.

Tamaliza

Address: 1155 W State Rte 89A, Sedona, AZ 86336, USA

Website: Tamaliza

8. Hideaway House

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If you’re heading out to eat around sunset, then the best place around has to be the Hideaway House. It has the best views, relaxed vibe, full bar, acoustic music, homemade American-style food, specialty sandwiches, pizza, and pasta. The best part is that they welcome you even if you are in your hiking outfit. Did I mention the views? No matter how many times you visit the place, the gorgeous red-rock views don’t fail to amuse.

Hideaway House

Address: 231 AZ-179, Sedona, AZ 86336, USA

Website: Hideaway House

9. Picazzo's Healthy Italian Kitchen

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As the name itself signifies, this Italian cafe has lots of organic and healthy meal options from vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, to meat and beer. Do check out their whole-wheat base pizzas for its flavorful goodness.

Picazzo's Healthy Italian Kitchen

Address: 1855 W. Hwy. 89A, Sedona, AZ 86336

Website: Picazzo’s Healthy Italian Kitchen

10. Creekside American Bistro

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Creekside American Bistro is an upscale, casual bistro overlooking the Oak Creek with a unique perspective of Red Rock. This restaurant has both inside and outside seating on two patios. Their wholesome cuisine offers an exciting culinary experience. They also have a dog menu!!

Creekside American Bistro

Address: 251 AZ-179, Sedona, AZ 86336, USA

Website: Creekside American Bistro

Dining in Picturesque Sedona

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The list of restaurants, cafes, and bars in Sedona is endless as new ones keep opening in every nook and corner of the town. From fine-dining, drive-ins, cafes to pubs there’s something for everyone in Sedona irrespective of the cuisine. We hope you enjoyed our hand-picked list of where to eat in Sedona. Are you ready to pamper your taste buds?

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Ishita Gupta is a freelance Indian writer with a passion for travelling extensively and discovering new destinations that also reflects in her style of writing. While charting the road less...Read more

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