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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.

On the south side of Hwy 89A, about 1.5 miles west of its intersection with Hwy 179. Between Inspiration and View Drives.
April 2017: Reported 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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