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El Sombrero

1330 10th Street East, Palmetto, FL 34221
(941) 729-0700
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Ranked #27 of 58 Restaurants in Palmetto
Cuisines: Mexican
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English first
Bradenton, Florida
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111 reviews 111 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We were there on a night that was not busy at all. Chips and salsa were brought to our table as soon as we arrived. The salsa is very good. The margarita had plenty of Tequilla in it. The taco salad I ordered was very good. It had beans in it and I thought that it would be warmer in... More 

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Florida Left Coast
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We have eaten there over the years when we were really in the mood for Florida Mex (because it is hard to find really good Mex food in Florida and especially in this area)....but the last 2 times have confirmed, it is not very good any more. Mediocre at best. Food not that fresh or good quality. Seasoning? mainly just... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 via mobile

I went with a group of 4. I ordered the chicken fajita salad and the chicken tasted like cold rubber, it was awful. My sister had a spinach salad with chicken and her chicken was the same. The food had to have been microwaved because it came out within minutes. We asked for the manager or cook to come out... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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256 reviews 256 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 via mobile

Good size portions at this very good Mexican restaurant . Superb food, the beef Quesadilla's were the best I have ever tasted. Most of our group also got the $2 margarita's too. Everyone in our party enjoyed the food!

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

This is a large and colorfully decorated restaurant with a very friendly staff. The food is well prepared, comes in large portions (take half home), and is very tasty. I had the "small" fajita platter that I couldn't finish, not even close. But it was sooooo good. My friend and a combination platter that he really enjoyed. My friend's wife... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014 via mobile

I'm sitting here at 5:45pm. Asked for a top shelf Margarita, got a Margarita I could have made at home. The waitress informed me that it's from a bottle mix, not impressed at all. I asked for a Corona, they had no more bottles, only draft...not good. I'm from MD and love La Tolticas in Bel Air. I guess I'm... More 

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Parrish, Florida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We've been to this restaurant several times. Taco nite was great. Where can you get tacos for $1? Choice of soft or crispy. and $1 margaritas. Place is very crowded on nites they have specials. But despite the crowd our waitress was very good. One error made. They forgot lettuce and tomatoes on one persons, and gave wrong order to... More 

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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126 reviews 126 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

This restaurant had been recommended . . . very good Mexican . . . lots of choices, nice atmosphere (for what looked like a converted warehouse), good service . . . there appears to be a dance hall or entertainment center in the same building . . . maybe you can combine a dinner with a show some night

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North Fort Myers, Florida
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51 reviews 51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Judging from the outside of the building, it was going to be ho-hum. What a surprise walking in to a totally Mexican atmosphere. This restaurant was cleverly decorated. Food was ok but nothing special. Waitress was very attentive. Servings were generous. Just a cute place!

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Palmetto, Florida
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49 reviews 49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

The atmosphere of this place is not the best. It looks like a warehouse from the outside. But inside it is nicely decorated and the food is very good. Plus it is extremely reasonable. We had lunch there and we stuffed while only spending about $20 (including drinks).

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Address: 1330 10th Street East, Palmetto, FL 34221
Phone Number: (941) 729-0700
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Palmetto
Cuisine: Mexican

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