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El Farolito

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8465 S OldRedwood Highway, Windsor, CA 95492
8019000555
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good food, good service!

We've lived in many Hispanic areas and experienced the best in Mexican food so we were ready to test this restaurant in a shopping center on Redwood Hwy. We were not disappointed! The food was so tasty, hot on arrival. The wait staff was outstanding! More than one server came by to ask if we... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 14, 2014
CJL395
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Windsor, California
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Windsor, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We've lived in many Hispanic areas and experienced the best in Mexican food so we were ready to test this restaurant in a shopping center on Redwood Hwy. We were not disappointed! The food was so tasty, hot on arrival. The wait staff was outstanding! More than one server came by to ask if we needed anything, not intruding at... More 

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Santa Rosa CA
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64 reviews 64 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

El Farolito maintains consistent high quality authentic Mexican food with a varied menu. Always free chips and salsa. Great margaritas on the outdoor patio. Very fast friendly service. They even offer drive-thru for those on the go or take home. I go there several times a month and have never been disappointed.

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Windsor, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We tried El Farolito for the first time and enjoyed the best chile verde and carnitas plates I've had in a long time. My partner ordered the chile verde and it was tender, lean, and the sauce was excellent. I had the carnitas and was really happy with this dish. It too was tender and flavorful (and thankfully, not greasy)... More 

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Windsor, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Consistent quality food and prices with good service. Great salsa and chips! Love the chicken fajita wrap. We go as a family all the time, the staff are great with kids. They have a drive through for quick pick up of beans and rice. Nice outdoor seating and remodel last year made the indoor seating much nicer and they added... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We go whenever we can it's outstanding. It's real Mexican food and everything is always fresh. I love their burritos; my wife love's their salad.

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Windsor, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Looking for authentic mexican food this is the place. Very tasty salsa, not the chunky style salsa but more of a sauce style. the food is very good and inexpensive. The service was great, but the atmosphere was average. the restaurant has a tequila bar and a take out window

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fernley
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

on a recent trip to the Sonoma wine country in California, my wife and I scouted out a Mexican food restaurant so that I could get my bi-weekly fix of my favorite fare. We came upon El Farolito in Windsor, California. Parking was easy as we went during lunch on a weekday. The menu had so many intriguing choices, I... More 

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Windsor, California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Somewhaty limited space, but nice variety of Mexican food, well-prepared. Tequileria next door, and Casteneda's market across the lot. Very reasonably priced and make sure to check the local specials.

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Windsor, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

My family has been eating here for years. We often brought our children when they were growing up, and we appreciated the family atmosphere. Loved the funky look, the convivial attitude of the staff, the giant burrito challenge (perfect for teen boys -- if you can eat the entire 4 lb burrito, it's free -- one of ours was able... More 

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Healdsburg, CA
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62 reviews 62 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

one of our Local watering & eating places. We eat here many times a year when we want some good local Mexican food

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8465 S OldRedwood Highway, Windsor, CA 95492
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Windsor
  • Phone Number: 8019000555

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 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
10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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