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El Sombrero Mexican Restaurant

151 Queen St, Southington, CT 06489-2050
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Ranked #47 of 161 Restaurants in Southington
Price range: $0 - $20
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

My family and I have been coming here for years. The name has been changed to Eddie's Sombrero due to the owners passing. The warm chips and salsa are my favorite thing about the restaurant, no other Mexican restaurant has ever compared. The food is also very good, but try not to fill up on the addicting chips and salsa... More

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Southington, Connecticut
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

On Eddie's passing his uncle took over the restaurant and although he would like us to think it's to keep EDDIE alive in memory, it's not like EDDIE'S restaurant at all. He changed everything about the place. To start Eddie's 2 staples of El Sobrero, Louis is no longer there and Gabby has been shoved to the back. these ARE... More

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Avon, Connecticut
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

Going there is an experience, the staff are very friendly and super attentive. You literally feel like family. The food is excellent and very carefully prepared for those of us with food allergies. Try the pork carnitas. Everything on the menu makes me wish I lived within walking distance even if I can't have it all.

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Farmington, Connecticut
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

There is no more El Sombrero. Drove there with a $15.00 coupon and found out that now it is called Eddies.

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Bristol conneccticut, USA
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I have eaten here for many years, and I cannot think of any time that I was unhappy. The food is fresh, and well prepared. The staff is attentive and quick. Just thinking about it makes me want to go there right now.

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Berlin, Connecticut
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Over the last 20 years my husband and I have been to El Sombrero's countless time. It is our #1 place to eat out. We love the salsa (fresh) and chips (warm), which they also sell if you want to take some home. The drinks are the best. My father told another restaurant to "go to El Sombrero's to learn... More

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Fort Myers Beach, Florida
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

They are currently closed for remodel. The owner unfortunately passed away. Supposed to reopen later this summer. Hard to give any stars when they are not open, but can't just leave message that they are currently closed.

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Good food, decent prices, attentive staff. Mild spices - but you can have them adjust your selection....

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Constant Traveller
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254 reviews 254 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
280 helpful votes 280 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

I visited El Sombrero in May 2014, and while I was eager to give it a good rating I think it comes out just average. Let me set the scene: The restaurant is in the corner of a small strip mall off Route 10 in Southington. The restaurant winds deep into the back of the building — there must be... More

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Cranford, New Jersey, United States
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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

This was horrible. The salsa was some veggies in tomato sauce, chips not homemade. I had enchiladas, it was just bad all around. Never go back.

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Additional Information about El Sombrero Mexican Restaurant

Address: 151 Queen St, Southington, CT 06489-2050
Phone Number: 860-621-9474
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Southington
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
Cuisine: Mexican

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