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El Sombrero Mexican Restaurant

405 Thain Road, Lewiston, ID 83501-5114
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Ranked #28 of 98 Restaurants in Lewiston
Cuisines: Mexican
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English first
Clarkston, Washington, United States
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

A good restaurant to eat at, but since they got their new building some of their appeal for me. If you like a fancy Mexican restaurant that is clean and watered down flavor I think this is the place.

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Orofino, Idaho
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71 reviews 71 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Great food with nightly food and drink specials. The traditional chips and salsa are complimentary along with pico de gallo. They do a great job celebrating birthdays too. The staff brings out a large sombrero and sings Happy Birthday, first in Spanish and then English and serves deep-fried ice cream!

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49 reviews 49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This restaurant has a pleasant, colorful atmosphere and good service. There are lots of offerings on the menu at reasonable prices which are very tasty. The portions are generous, so it is a good value.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

The server acted like she was completely uninteresting in being there. She tried walking away several times when we weren't finished ordering. We didn't get refills on our water/soda until when we were ready to leave. The worst part of the experience was the drink I ordered. I paid $8.50 for a piña colada and there was no alcohol in... More 

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Missoula, Montana
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241 reviews 241 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The menu is extensive and colors bright and happy at El Sombrero. Kinda puts a person in a fiesta mood pronto! I really enjoyed their Taco Salad Bowl, but it was a little small for a dinner portion. They could amp up the portion size a bit to make sure customers are no longer hungry afterwards. The free chips &... More 

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Lewiston, Idaho
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We have been eating at El Sombrero since 1997! But their new digs on Thain Road in Lewiston, ID is as fantastic as their food has always been. Great new decor (hand painted tiles throughout), polite staff, and good service provide the perfect background for great food--and lots of it! If you go home hungry, it's your own fault! Nice... More 

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60 reviews 60 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

I was a little afraid that service would suffer on cinco de mayo but I couldn't have been more wrong! Everything was excellent!! I had the bacon wrapped shrimp cammarones & margheritas!! Our server was very friendly and attentive. Great food!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We had a nice dinner here on Feb. 15th. The food was great and the service is always good. We go here at least once a month and have never had a bad meal. Many choices on the menu. Flan for dessert is my wives favorite.

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Lewiston, ID
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

You can't help but have a good time at El Sombrero. The service staff is helpful, friendly and they work hard to make sure your visit is enjoyable. The decor is colorful, cheerful, and bright:)

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Lewiston, Idaho
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

My wife & I visited El Sombrero for dinner on Sunday evening, about 7:30. As we are "locals", we eat here fairly often without complaint. However, on this visit, our food was good as usual; it was the waitress who went MIA after the food was brought to our table. She never returned to check on us or to refill... More 

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Additional Information about El Sombrero Mexican Restaurant

Address: 405 Thain Road, Lewiston, ID 83501-5114
Phone Number: 208-746-0658
Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Lewiston
Cuisine: Mexican

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