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El Gato Azul

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Spanish, Southwestern, Mediterranean
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316 W. Goodwin Street, Prescott, AZ 86301
+1 928-445-1070
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon 11:00 am - 8:00 am
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene
Description: An Eclectic Mix of Spanish Inspired Tapas, and Southwestern Entrees.Quirky,...
An Eclectic Mix of Spanish Inspired Tapas, and Southwestern Entrees.Quirky, fun atmosphere with outdoor patio dining, live music, full bar and extensive wine selections, bottled beers, as well as draft.Locals favorite for Happy Hour.Open Daily at 11 except Sunday, when we open at Noon.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Laid back cozy excellent cuisine

This retired couple enjoys fresh, well prepared and tasty foods. El Gato has never failed us! For a small place it has quite a few servers paying close attention to their diners. The kitchen is small; but they put out the goods. The tapas menu is fun and we make a whole dinner of this... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Prescott, Arizona
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Prescott, Arizona
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This retired couple enjoys fresh, well prepared and tasty foods. El Gato has never failed us! For a small place it has quite a few servers paying close attention to their diners. The kitchen is small; but they put out the goods. The tapas menu is fun and we make a whole dinner of this. Particular tapas favorites include smoked... More 

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Orange, California
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68 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Off a side street walking distance from the Courthouse square, this converted old house has a very eclectic mix of antique and new age. The indoor dining area is small but the covered patio dining is perfect for a warm afternoon lunch. The margarita was light and fresh tasting... Not syrupy. The menu selections offer a twist on the traditional... More 

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Thank Gwen C
Prescott, Arizona
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you are looking for a unique dining experience, this is the place. Their outside sitting is lovely in nice weather as it overlooks the creek. In colder weather they enclose their outside sitting space so there is still plenty of room. They serve a variety of tapas and other salads/sandwiches with a slant towards healthy eating. The one drawback... More 

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Thank MiesGuys
Alaska
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50 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We've visited El Gato Azul twice now for lunch while driving through Prescott and have been impressed both times. Last visit I had the Green Chili Mac & Cheese which is downright decadent with a bright, fresh chili flavor. My husband had the sandwich special of the day with a house made bread which he enjoyed. He even commented on... More 

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Thank AlaskaJuju
Santa Fe, NM
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62 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had not been to Prescott for quite a few years and thus asked some of the locals about their restaurant recommendations. Nearly everyone put El Gato Azul at the top of their list for good reason! While it is not right on Courthouse Square and is not very impressive from the street, the food and people inside are terrific.... More 

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Thank Lightning968
Salem, Massachusetts
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84 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The place we liked years ago was gone so we went to Trip Advisor to read the reviews. Thank you all for recommending this place! We started with authentic prickly pear margaritas the way they are supposed to taste! Next we ordered two tapas: out of this world fried artichoke and blue cheese sirloin tacos.We then split the fried chicken... More 

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Thank joecd
Terri C, Manager at El Gato Azul, responded to this review

Thank you for deciding to try us out and you were happy with your choice! We truly appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with us and are thrilled to know you enjoyed the menu! We look forward to your next visit! More 

Prescott Valley, Arizona
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed the most wonderful lunch. Service was great, Tapas were a large variety and presentation was very appetizing. They tasted as if you were in Spain. I strongly recommend this place. Next time we go will be for dinner, as I was told they have live music.

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Thank CliffMargie
Terri C, Manager at El Gato Azul, responded to this review

Thank you for your recommendation! We are glad you enjoyed your experience with us! We generally have local live music from 6-9pm on Thursdays and Fridays and from 5-8pm on Sundays so we hope to see you soon! More 

Prescott, Arizona
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122 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

New to Prescott and making the rounds trying as many new places as we can.....had heard of El Gato Azuk several times so while downtown today we had to give it a try. Wow! We loved it. So many things we want to try that it will take several visits to even get through the must haves......today I had the... More 

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Thank davefoshee
Terri C, Manager at El Gato Azul, responded to this review

Welcome to the Prescott area! Thank you for dining with us and we are thrilled you enjoyed yourselves! We look forward to seeing you again! More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I have eaten here a few times in Prescott. It is one of our go to places. The food is good. It is a bit pricey, but it is fresh and carefully prepared. Although there are Mexican offerings on the menu, this is not a "Mexican" restaurant. The entrees are Mediterranean, unique and tasty. The ambiance with... More 

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Thank Linda B
Terri C, Manager at El Gato Azul, responded to this review

Hi Linda! We appreciate you making us one of your go to places while in Prescott! Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences and we look forward to seeing you again in the future! More 

Phoenix
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After a fun day trip to Phoenix, we capped our girls day out with a visit to this unique place. We were seated immediately and each had a glass of wine. We knew they had a new chef and often have specials. Fortunately, that was the case. It was a soup with seafood that my friend ordered and raved about.... More 

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Thank davisgtd
Terri C, Manager at El Gato Azul, responded to this review

Thank you for finishing your 'girls day out' at Gato! We are glad you ladies enjoyed yourselves and we hope you stop in and visit us again soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 316 W. Goodwin Street, Prescott, AZ 86301
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Prescott
  • Phone Number: +1 928-445-1070

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 25
  • Cuisine: Spanish, Southwestern, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Bar scene

Description

An Eclectic Mix of Spanish Inspired Tapas, and Southwestern Entrees.Quirky, fun atmosphere with outdoor patio dining, live music, full bar and extensive wine selections, bottled beers, as well as draft.Locals favorite for Happy Hour.Open Daily at 11 except Sunday, when we open at Noon.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?