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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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  • 13
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  • 18
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
This unpretentious restaurant is usually pretty crowded, with Latino families as well as gringos.

We're locals , and this is probably my husband's favorite restaurant , due to their fresh and generous fish tacos. I usually order a quesadilla - and take half of it home ! Great value for the price - and around dinnertime, it feels like a side=trip to Mexico!

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
sfmaria101
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Healdsburg, California
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Healdsburg, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Been going here since 1992...my go to comfort food. Very unpretentious staff offer authentic Mexican food. Just off the Plaza. One of Healdsburg's hold outs against the chic overlords of this wine country classic.

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Healdsburg, California
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64 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We're locals , and this is probably my husband's favorite restaurant , due to their fresh and generous fish tacos. I usually order a quesadilla - and take half of it home ! Great value for the price - and around dinnertime, it feels like a side=trip to Mexico!

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Santa Rosa, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Authentic, delicious, and reasonably priced Mexican food. I'm always happy with what I get, and the staff is friendly. If I'm in Healdsburg, this is my favorite place to go for Mexican food.

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Oakland, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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134 reviews 134 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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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
43 helpful votes 43 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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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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