We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

El Sombrero

Mexican
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
245 Center St, Healdsburg, CA
Website
Today
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Description: reviews on Yelp: http://www.yelp.com/biz/el-sombrero-healdsburg

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 39 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 13
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Authentic Mexican

It was a girls' weekend getaway in Sonoma staying at the Best Western Dry Creek hotel. Our first night we walked into town and stumbled upon El Sombero. You may or may not notice it except for the steady stream of locals going in the front door. We had delicious food with very reasonable prices... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 11, 2015
Palomino922
,
Virginia Beach
Add Photo Write a Review

39 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Virginia Beach
Top Contributor
146 reviews 146 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

It was a girls' weekend getaway in Sonoma staying at the Best Western Dry Creek hotel. Our first night we walked into town and stumbled upon El Sombero. You may or may not notice it except for the steady stream of locals going in the front door. We had delicious food with very reasonable prices. The taco platters were wonderful... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Great enchiladas, tacos, and salsas. The service is quick and friendly and the food is cheap. Great for a quick lunch or a late night snack.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Healdsburg, California
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Healdsburg, California
Top Contributor
149 reviews 149 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 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!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sonoma County, California
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Oakland, California
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
9 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Santa Monica, California
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
14 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lincoln, California
Top Contributor
135 reviews 135 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Hillsborough NJ
Contributor
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sacramento, California
Reviewer
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed El Sombrero also viewed

Healdsburg, Sonoma County
Healdsburg, Sonoma County
 
Healdsburg, Sonoma County
Healdsburg, Sonoma County
 

Been to El Sombrero? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

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

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from El Sombrero staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?