Sedona, Arizona: E.T. Encounter Diner (Closed)

Slick and commercial, former Red Planet became E.T. Encounter diner and had a charming flying saucer fountain in its parking lot, alien spaceships (and alien dummies) and martian murals inside.
Directions:
On the south side of Hwy 89A, about 1.5 miles west of its intersection with Hwy 179. Between Inspiration and View Drives.
Hours:
April 2017: Reported closed.
Status:
Closed

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E.T. Encounter Diner

This is now closed. Went when it was open and the food was baaaaaad, so I understand why even such a fun gimmick couldn't keep it alive!

[Amanda, 04/11/2017]
E.T. Encounter Diner

Closed. Being replaced with a Mexican restaurant.

[Andrew Shell, 03/17/2017]
E.T. Encounter Diner

Was closed and gutted when we arrived, possibly being renovated.

[Steph, 02/08/2017]

UFO Fountain.

E.T. Encounter (former Red Planet) Diner

The name has changed to the E.T. Encounter Diner, but the food and drinks are amazing.

[Dave Bowen, 11/06/2015]

Red Planet Diner.

Red Planet Diner

Cute, quirky, and kitschy. Tasty food.

[Laura, 03/20/2010]

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