The mix of desert heat and cool temperatures make northern Arizona the place to be no matter what time of year. Add the beautiful scenery of red rocks, fresh mountain air, and ponderosa pine forests and Sedona will be at the top of your must-see vacation spots. There are plenty of things to do and see that will keep everyone happy and busy throughout your stay, but you’re bound to hear your stomach rumble when you’re out enjoying everything Sedona and the surrounding area has to offer! Check out our top picks for Casual Dining Spots in Sedona!
Sound Bites Grill
Enjoy live music from local musicians as well as good food when you eat in the casual Sedona dining surroundings of Sound Bites Grill. Come to any one of their “no cover” music performances with your meal. Starters like BBQ chicken dance flatbread, chips and salsa, and red rock riblets give you a taste of what’s to come. Enjoy a fresh salad or a bowl of Arizona clam n shrimp chowder or veggie minestrone. For lunch you can choose from salads, sandwiches, tacos and more, full of Southwest flare. Enjoy a grilled fish, chicken, or steak taco platter, smokey chicken BLT, or go for something from the sea. Jumbo Alaskan king crab legs accompany other delicious seafood like fresh salmon, cold water lobster tail, and shrimp scampi. There are also burgers, in addition to “rock stars” like hand cut filet mignon, baby back ribs, and curried pad Thai noodles and veggies. There’s something for every taste.
There is a myriad of special events throughout the week, too. Wineaux Wednesday – experience live music from local talent and wine tasting event. Chill on the Hill Thursday features the restaurant’s famous “chill-tini” and live entertainment. Flashback Fridays or We Made It Fridays, which celebrate the end of another long week. Show up for Showtime Saturday for great food and show or hang out for Jazz Brunch Sunday. The calendar has all the information on who’s playing and details on special menus.
Mooney’s Irish Pub & Restaurant
If you’re looking for a taste of Ireland in a casual atmosphere, make sure you stop by. Open “Noon till Late” daily, you’ll be able to satisfy your hunger at almost all hours. Start out your meal with a basket of fries or onion rings, artichoke and spinach dip, their popular chicken satay lettuce wraps, or even just the soup of the day or a house salad. Move on to favorites like Shepherd’s Pie, fish and chips, or “Bangers & Mash” – a pub food dish that includes three pork sausages on a bed of mashed potatoes and topped with a beer, onion, and bacon gravy. If you’re looking for a quick bite, satisfy your hunger with a BLT or corned beef & chutney sandwich on a warm baguette.
If you’re looking for a delicious breakfast, make sure to stop in. Early-risers can look forward to specials like their basic breakfast + country fried steak, basic breakfast + six-ounce steak, or huevos rancheros. They have breakfast staples like omelets, pancakes, waffles, French toast, and sides like eggs, bacon, and sausage. Go south of the border without leaving Sedona and order Mexican dishes like eggs chilada – corn tortilla topped with two eggs, enchilada sauce, and cheese, or for those who like spice, the chorizo burrito – an egg and chorizo mixture wrapped in a flour tortilla and covered with a special sauce and cheese. They have a full menu of lunch and dinner items, too, with vegetarian options available. Choose from sandwiches, burgers, hot dogs, and a myriad of south-of-the-border options like a bean & cheese burrito, cheese quesadilla, or a spinach enchilada. There’s something for everyone.
Sedona Dining at Sedona Beer Co.
As the name indicates, beers, wines, hard ciders, and other adult beverages are a top priority on the menu. An assortment of ales, IPAs, beers, ambers, stouts and more join hard ciders and seltzers, mead, and wine. For the designated drivers, there are teas, lemonade, coffee, and even Mexican Coke. Once your drinks are squared away you can consider your meal. Choose a starter like shoestring or sweet potato waffle fries with your choice of toppings or sides, or go for the pub pretzel, barbacoa street tacos, or for a kick of spice – the chorizo mac and cheese. Pick a salad with southwest flare or go straight for the main event with Grandma’s Grilled Cheese, the Motherclucker sandwich, the Dad Bod Burger, or a NexVeg vegan burger. Choose between horchata French toast sticks – crispy fried French toast with cinnamon, sugar, maple cream, and spiced chocolate. Choose the Brewpub Float for a scoop of vanilla ice cream and root beer or make it an adult beverage with a bit of The Dude Imbibes White Russian Stout.
Sensational Casual Dining Spots in Sedona
To create a stay full of flavors as unique as yourself and your group, make sure the first thing on your planning list is to book a vacation rental with Sedona.Org. After you’ve tried some of the delicious and unique dishes at the many casual restaurants nearby, you can prepare your own home-cooked meal in the fully equipped kitchen. Relax in a private bedroom or on a comfy couch and watch a movie or TV show or play a game with your housemates. For a more intimate experience, choose a one-bedroom unit with kitchenette. Make Sedona the next location for a family or group reunion and book a unit as large as six bedrooms. Choose a premium unit for luxury upgrades like stainless steel appliances, granite counters, hardwood floors, flat screen TVs, and more!
Contact us today to book your flavorful Sedona getaway!