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5550 E Lincoln Dr, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253
+1 480-948-5170
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $50
Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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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English first
scottsdale, arizona
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62 reviews 62 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

If you come to Scottsdale, this is one of 3 restaurants so typical and historic in Scottsdale. Can't miss this. The dinners are 80 percent great but the atmosphere and ambiance are killer great.

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Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
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26 reviews 26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Large group had dinner on outdoor terrace. Excellent service. Appetizers fabulous...recommend the shrimp pepper pot...delicious! Entrees varied and delicious! A charming place and even with a group quite romantic!

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Cersco
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

I have been to ElChorro many times and was not impressed this time with the service or food. Food was very average, I had one of my favorites braised beef ribs, but was served a mediocre piece of pot roast on mashed potatoes, honestly Perkins is just as good. Only one person in our party of four was pleased with... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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74 reviews 74 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

The grounds of this restaurant are enchanting. We had a bit of trouble with our reservation because when we arrived we were shown to an inside table despite the fact that I had hours earlier requested a patio location. There was some confusion as to the number in our party I had changed from 6 to 5 for dinner. For... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Extensive wine selection. Numerous seafood and meat dishes. Had the grouper special and was pleasantly surprised. Not a Mexican restaurant which most people think it is based on the name. Wonderful cooler evening outdoor seating with fire places, and heaters. Enjoyed it so much we went there two nights in a row for dinner!

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Los Angeles, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Came here for happy hour to enjoy some food and drinks. The drinks that we ordered were superb, I had the old fashioned and my girlfriend had the margarita. We also ordered some happy hour menu items that were $5 each, I wasn't expecting anything amazing from happy hour food but given that the restaurant is quite upscale I was... More 

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Oakton, Virginia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Upscale Southwest themed restaurant with lots of outdoor seating, fireplaces, and great food. Our server seemed to have fun with our group of 6 and was very pleasant. El Chorro has an excellent wine list. The entrees were very good and the desserts were fantastic, especially the chocolate brownie.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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128 reviews 128 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

A great restaurant for happy hour or dinner. Best deal in town on prices and quality of food. Wow!! The food options along with the ambience this cannot be beat!!

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Paradise Valley, Arizona
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6 reviews 6 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The prime location with a close view of the Cameback mountain. Presumably, the oldest restaurant in Phoenix, it not only has a spectacular view of the Praying Monk, but also lovely, very comfortable and elegant interiors, endemic to the Southwest. Beautifully inovated and set up! "El Chorro" - the restaurant has its signature sticky buns, popular and sought out by... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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36 reviews 36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We went to check out the newly remodeled (yes I'm late in getting there) El Chorro for happy hour. I wanted to try a Margarita and had asked if it was fresh lime juice, the server said that they made everything fresh. Well my Margarita came and it was a mix disappointing. I exchanged it for a glass of red... More 

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Additional Information about El Chorro

Address: 5550 E Lincoln Dr, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253
Phone Number: +1 480-948-5170
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Paradise Valley
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 21 - 50
Cuisine: American

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