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Los Sombreros Mexican Food

Certificate of Excellence
South Scottsdale
Mexican
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14795 N. Northsight Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ 85260
(480) 994-1799
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Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 78
    Excellent
  • 49
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Food is excellent, but too fancy for real Mexican food

We ate outside on a lovely evening. The service was terrible- our waitress kept saying she would come back, but she didn't. The food was very good but was fancied up with extra sauces and vegetables. The food should speak for itself. BTW-- the white sangria is awful.

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 14, 2015
frtravler
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Paris, France
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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164 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Paris, France
Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We ate outside on a lovely evening. The service was terrible- our waitress kept saying she would come back, but she didn't. The food was very good but was fancied up with extra sauces and vegetables. The food should speak for itself. BTW-- the white sangria is awful.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Sadly disappointed. I was expecting some Good Mexican food and what we got was mostly tasteless. The salsa lacked any flavor. I had Chili Rellenos and it was so greasy it left a puddle on my plate. Good sangria, good atmosphere but if your looking for some traditional Mexican food - this is not the place.

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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50 reviews 50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Three of us went to lunch here because we were craving Mexican food...and we eat Mexican food quite often! What we got was bland and void of any spice; it was all very mild. The salsas are either completely mild or habanero hot. The menu was a bit confusing as to what the dishes entailed, and the server didn't try... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Good food and fair prices, but portions are small. So small that the entre left me still hungry. Chip and salsa are extra, but we splurged anyway to fill up. The atmosphere is pleasant and our waiter was quick to refill my ice tea. I gave the restaurant all fives stars. Really, however, if given the option, I'd give it... More 

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Oneonta, New York
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I had been to Los Sombrero’s two years earlier on a trip to Scottsdale, and vowed to return if I ever had another chance. The ambiance, with the charm of old world stonework, an open kitchen, outdoor patio, and cozy indoor seating, was memorable. I vowed to go there for my first meal when I returned to Scottsdale, and our... More 

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Washington state
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Everything about this restaurant was perfect. The environment is fun and casual, our server was top notch and the food was absolutely amazing. Made for a perfect evening!

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Our family just had lunch @ this place and the food is amazing. My husband said this was the best Mexican food he has ever had. If you like athentic traditional Mexican definitely try this place, you wont be disappointed.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Place is very inviting and is warm and cozy inside. Service was slow at best. Portions were very small for the price. The carne asada soft shell tacos were overcooked, over-priced, and flavorless. The chicken tacos were similar in value. The sopa had some sort of spice not declared on the menu that way over-powered the flavor. We were warned... More 

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Was in Phoenix for kids hockey games and visited on a Sunday afternoon, place was virtually empty so we were apprehensive on if it was even open. We sat inside, very nice interior, and the outside patio was also inviting. Our table ordered off the lunch menu which had limited choices. We had chiliquillies, carnitas tacos and green corn tamales,... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

This was my first time to the North Scottsdale location. The place was decked out for Christmas, had a warm, inviting atmosphere. The food, as always, is top of the line high-end Mexican which is served with a marvelous presentation....and tastes better than it looks! I highly recommend it!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 14795 N. Northsight Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ 85260
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Scottsdale>  > South Scottsdale
  • Neighborhood: South Scottsdale
  • Phone Number: (480) 994-1799

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 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
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?