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El Sombrero

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245 Center St, Healdsburg, CA
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Description: reviews on Yelp: http://www.yelp.com/biz/el-sombrero-healdsburg

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Visitor rating
  • 11
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Awesome, quality, traditional mexican

we walked in and fell in love, where the locals come after church in their Sunday best a la familia! The octopus cocktail was awesome, though a little pricey, it's definitely worth it, very good fresh and quality food, quick service and clean.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 29, 2015
sdlibra
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Oakland, California
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34 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Oakland, California
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 via mobile

we walked in and fell in love, where the locals come after church in their Sunday best a la familia! The octopus cocktail was awesome, though a little pricey, it's definitely worth it, very good fresh and quality food, quick service and clean.

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Santa Monica, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Little whole in the wall. Great food, everything was fresh and delicious. I recommend the fish tacos. Great little place and not expensive. Best value in town for a lunch.

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Lincoln, California
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132 reviews 132 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014 via mobile

This small Mexican taqueria is just off the square. It is not large, but clean with friendly staff. You order at the counter and the food is delivered to your table. We had the chicken enchilada plates which were excellent. And for Healdsburg prices the cost was surprisingly modest. Plenty of food and boxes provided for those wishing to take... More 

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Hillsborough NJ
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Stopped for a quick lunch. Excellent fish taco and taco salad. Fast service. Was doing the area wineries, and it was nice to have a Petaluma Lagunitas IPA for a change of pace.

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Sacramento, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This restaurant was recommended to us by a shop owner near Healdsburg's historic plaza. It was a good recommendation, and we each had a shrimp taco & a fish taco. The shrimp taco was full of tasty, large shrimp, and the fish taco was just about a meal in itself. Service was good, the food was good, and the price... More 

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Been one of my favorite places to go for over 15years and never been disappointed. Started bringing my family and coworkers here. Would recommend it to everyone. Authentic from the bomb Chile relleno burrito any day of the week, to the caldo De camaron on a cold day.

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California
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83 reviews 83 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We received a recommendation from a local to eat here. The food was good, but not as great as some of our Southern California Mexican restaurants, but we are spoiled. You order at the counter, the service was friendly, the place was clean, and a local favorite.

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San Francisco, California
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63 reviews 63 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Last Saturday, for an informal post-wedding dinner, my wife and I decided we'd invite everybody to meet up in Healdsburg Square and then wander over to El Sombrero. She and I have eaten there many times before, but usually with only the two of us or a couple of others. The restaurant is just south of the square and has... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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233 reviews 233 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

We stopped in on a recommendation of a friend and it was really good Mexican food. It is a bit different, you stand in line, grab a drink and order and pay the gal at the counter. It is seat yourself after that, but they had no trouble keeping orders straight! The staff were all Mexican, so the food tasted,... More 

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Healdsburg, California
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56 reviews 56 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

You are not getting the best the town has to offer but it's reasonably priced,(try Taquaria Guadalajara at the South end of town across from McDonald's) filling and efficient- my biggest complaint with them as with other venues of this sort- FRY YOUR OWN FREAKING CHIPS- they're like fries it's way cheaper to do your own . . . .... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 245 Center St, Healdsburg, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Healdsburg

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Description

reviews on Yelp: http://www.yelp.com/biz/el-sombrero-healdsburg
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?