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El Chorro

5550 E Lincoln Dr, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $50
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 56th Street & Lincoln Drive
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70% Recommend
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English first
Phoenix, Arizona
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Neighborhood hang out to meet friends! Great happy hour food menu served Tuesday to Saturday from 5:00pm to 6:30pm. Sliders,w/fries; Veggie Bowl; Brie plate; Chicken Livers; Cheese Curds and more. Each plate only $3.00! I'll be sad when summer is over!!

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

The view with outside seating is very nice. Food is just average although the Trout is consistently quite good. Service is weak with and the biggest drawback is they would not take a reservation.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

The restaurants is a gem...hidden behind a wall we were amazed at the beauty. The view on the patio is gorgeous. Even in the heat, the sprayers kept it tolerable. Our server was super nice and accommodating. He made great recommendations on the menu and we were thrilled with our choices. My husband had the lamp chops and they were... More

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Rio Verde, Arizona
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

On the positive side, we were seated, as requested, at a quiet table on the patio with a beautiful view of the mountains at sunset. On the negative side, the patio itself is not as nice looking as shown on their website. We both had the short ribs as a backup to a fish dish. The waiter informed us that... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Walked down from our hotel for happy hour. Wonderful 3.00 menu, taco's sliders and those famous sticky buns!

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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30 reviews 30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We visited El Chorro for brunch last week and it was truly a wonderful experience. The food was great! My husbands trout was expensive but it was probably the best trout he has ever had. I had a fun cheese and ham sandwich with an egg on it. It was so yummy. Then they have these great sticky buns and... More

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Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Went last night with a friend and even though it was 105 degrees the minsters and cooler were on at the patio bar! Was delightful! It's all only $3 with a beautiful setting and backdrop of Camelback Mountain! Ordered a margarita but it was quite acidic, my friend had Chardonnay and she thought it was very watery..guess that's what you... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

Have been going here since I was carried in and I am almost 60 now. Absolutely superb food and always great service. casual or formal attire ok. Best thing even before you order is their famous sticky buns. They are simply great. Seriously for a great meal and great atmosphere year round go here.

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Paradise Valley, Arizona
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Damian, our waiter, was the absolute best. He made the evening and handled a huge table with grace and aplomb. What a special person and his attention and kindness made the experience. Worth it just to have him.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Have dined at this landmark many times and the experience was always great until this visit. Started with being assigned a table in the sun at 5 p.m. which we asked not to sit at (only occupants in area) but were assured by a snooty hostess it would be fine. There are generally great views in the patio area but... More

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