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El Sombrero Mexican Restaurant

151 Queen St, Southington, CT 06489-2050
860-621-9474
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Ranked #51 of 166 Restaurants in Southington
Price range: $0 - $20
Hours:
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
Southington, Connecticut
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Inattentive staff cold staff. Poor food quality. No visible concern for a good dining experience! Marginal (at best ) black bean soup. Dry , inedible appetisers. When we complained to Waitstaff comment was "We had the same issue with that dish yesterday".

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Avon, Connecticut, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

There food is fabulous! You really get alot for your money. The prices are great and they make the BEST Salsa! It is to die for. There Margaritas are wonderful too. If you like Mexican and love to have a good time this is the place for you!

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Connecticut
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

Food quality isn't the same. Hostess was inattentive and not familiar with gift certificate policy. Orders are taking too long to be prepared. I think they changed recipes or chefs.

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Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 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
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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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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 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
69 reviews 69 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 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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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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