Cuisine inspired by the markets of Mexico… Sedona restaurant Elote Cafe, serving the cuisine of Mexico culled from over 15 years of travels through Mexico by chef Jeff Smedstad. Elote Cafe features local products such as wines from Page Springs Winery, Black Mesa Goat cheese and Sedona/Verde Valley area produce. Traditional Mexican recipes get a creative and tasty update.. Start with the namesake elote, roasted corn on a stick; this Mexican street-food favorite is transformed into an addictive dip of grilled corn kernels, Cotija cheese, lime, and chiles. Small plates like chicken tacos with mole sauce are delicious and affordable, and larger dishes like braised lamb shank in ancho chile sauce or chiles rellenos are equally satisfying. Enjoy the colorful interior or sit on the open-air deck for fabulous Sedona views. Just come prepared for a wait, because the word is out and they don’t take reservations.
When you’re in Sedona and looking for a flavorful stop made to match, begin your culinary adventure with a meal at Tortas de Fuego.
Located at 1630 AZ-89A and and second location in the Sedona Vista Village in the Village of Oak Creek Tortas de Fuego in Sedona is a popular dining establishment that’s loved by locals and visitors alike. This compact, yet brightly colored kitchen-style restaurant serves up some of the area’s most authentic Mexican plates around. When you’re in the mood for tacos, tostadas, tortas and beyond, there’s no better place to be. A trip to this family-owned restaurant is sure to please. What began as an in-home eatery in 2011 has since turned into a household name amongst restaurant-goers in Sedona. Come enjoy a friendly staff that is happy to make recommendations on the menu which features specialty plates that deliver up the flavor of Mexico right in the heart of Sedona.
Tortas de Fuego serves up breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily making it a versatile dining stop whenever you’ve got the craving for Mexican fare. Guests will want to be sure to start their meal with chips and salsa or swap out the spice for a queso dip that’s creamy and savory. Using the freshest ingredients around, Tortas de Fuego is proud to provide plates that highlight the addition of cilantro, lemon, and lime. While salads are always an option on the menu, items such as deep-fried cactus and taco de Jicama have earned Tortas de Fuego a reputation for culinary excellence. No matter what menu item pleases your palate, be sure to pair it up with one of Tortas de Fuego’s famous house margaritas. If you’re traveling to Sedona with a large group and are looking for off-site catering, Tortas de Fuego in Sedona is proud to offer delivery and catering services upon request.