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El Sombrero

245 Center St, Healdsburg, CA
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Ranked #44 of 81 restaurants in Healdsburg
Cuisines: Mexican
Description: reviews on Yelp: http://www.yelp.com/biz/el-sombrero-healdsburg
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San Francisco, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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190 reviews 190 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 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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57 reviews 57 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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Carpintera, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

This was a spur of the moment choice. It seems more for locals then tourists. As a Californian who loves Mexican food I wasn't overly impressed, but the price was good.

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Santa Rosa, California, United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

I do takeout here a lot--very good, authentic Mexican at pretty good prices. Sit down is nice too, they have an attractive interior if you want to eat in. This is a good alternative to the more expensive, upscale, downtown Healdsburg restaurants.

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Helotes, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

My partner and I spent a lot of time looking into the "Mexican" Restaurants while visiting Healdsburg Plaza. We were hungry and looking for a "hole-in-the-wall" Mexican cafe and was delighted to find El Sombrero. I didn't mind going to the counter to order. The menu was not large but since we only wanted cheese enchiladas, it was perfect for... More

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Chico, CA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

This was the last restaurant we visited during our most recent trip to Healdsburg. Good thing too, because if we had gone there first, it might have been the only one we tried the whole trip! Good, authentic Mexican food at an economical price - the latter being hard to find in downtown Healdsburg! After many small plates and other,... More

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Healdsburg, CA
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97 reviews 97 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

In a recent article in our local paper, a prominent chef of a high-tone restaurant said this was his favorite Mexican eatery in town. I've eaten at all of them and had settled on El Taco Grande as by far the best, but it had been a long time...so I retried El Sombrero. You order standing up, get a table... More

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Healdsburg, California
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69 reviews 69 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

Very clean atmosphere. Excellent choices with good and friendly service. Best mexican in Healdsburg. Located just off the Plaza.

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Windsor, California
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

Any long time residents will tell you that now days in Healdsburg you will pay too much for too little and what your paying for is just being in our quaint little town of Healdsburg. By the way thank you for visiting and spending your hard earned money here. We truly appreciate it! El Som is the best! Save some... More

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