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El Sombrero Mexican Restaurant

4 West Oak Street, Walla Walla, WA 99362
509.522.4984
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Ranked #24 of 114 restaurants in Walla Walla
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
Tacoma Wa
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Husband and I went here for dinner the first night we were in Walla Walla since it was convenient to our hotel. The tortilla chips they bring while waiting for your food tasted burned. We then ordered an appetizer platter to share...it was flavorless and bland. Later that night I woke up with a terrible stomach ache. Won't visit there... More

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Simple classic Tex-Mex cooking in a traditional environment. This isn't a high design or high concept restaurant. Simple good tasting cuisine with a very family friendly vibe. On the main drag in Walla Walla, a short walk from downtown attractions.

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Fountain Valley, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Traditional mexican ingredients, served traditionally, but doesn't taste Mexican to me. Rated the #1 Mexican restaurant in Walla Walla by others. We have eaten Tex-Mex, Cal-Mex, New Mexico-Mex, and fairly authentic Mexican in Baja California, including street food. Have eaten in Mexican restaurants where no English was spoken. Chile Relleno here was lukewarm, cheese in strips outside the chile, and... More

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Kalama, Washington
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39 reviews 39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

This restaurant was recommended by our hotel staff and many more on Trip Advisor so seven of us tried it. The much vaunted service we read about was unremarkable. We waited at least five minutes after being seated before anyone came to assist us. When our meals arrived we were unimpressed. Several ordered taquitos which gave every indication of having... More

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University Place
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We ate there for dinner as it was close to our hotel. Lots of food and good service. They were busy and we did not have to wait very long for our food.

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Outwest
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Dined here as part of a large group. The service was good and the food was excellent! I would definitely eat here again.

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Walla Walla, WA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We always receive excellent service and excellent food! Would recommend thus restaurant to EVERYONE!

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Walla Walla, Washington
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is a fantastic place to eat. The service is great no matter how busy they are and you don't have to wait long for you food once you order. It's serviced to you on a large plate and there's plenty to eat. It's nice and hot when you get it served on a hot plate. The food is really... More

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Walla Walla, Washington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

About once a month I have that need for Mexican food. I search for my friends and relatives to find someone who has my same craving at the corresponding time and away we go. A margarita with warm chips,salsa and sour cream to start the process followed by chicken fajita with rice and beans or a taco salad or enchilada... More

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Auburn, Washington, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Came here late at night on a sunday so it wasn't very busy. With soooo many open tables. the host tries to stick me right next to a family with a baby carriage that is taking up partially blocking the walking space. This baby could start crying at a moments notice so I refused to sit there. They obliged to... More

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