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El Sombrero Mexican Restaurant

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4 West Oak Street, Walla Walla, WA 99362
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Nice lunch

We stopped into the el sombrero for lunch. Their lunch special enchiladas with green sauce were very good. Super fast and good service. Yum

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Spokane, Washington
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  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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Spokane, Washington
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602 reviews
409 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 219 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped into the el sombrero for lunch. Their lunch special enchiladas with green sauce were very good. Super fast and good service. Yum

Thank fool4travelin
Snoqualmie, WA, United States
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A busy weekend in Walla Walla, and a lot of restaurants were booked out until late. El Sombrero had decent reviews, so we dropped in with no reservation on Friday around 6:15. We only had a short wait of under 10 minutes before we were seated. The Cadillac Margarita was a little too sweet; I should have stuck with the... More 

Thank Jerry L
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was a stranger in town looking for Mexican food. I asked 4 different parties, 3 couples and 1 single, where the best Mexican food in town was. All recommended El Sombrero and they were right. Great food, good prices and a friendly and accommodating staff. If I lived here I'd be a regular customer.

Thank Cecil S
Bend, Oregon
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46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

Very generous portions Good flavor Super service from Isabel Price value is very good, soda in a bucket and not expensive

Thank Harold H
Walla Walla, Washington, United States
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

My husband and I got there in the middle of the Friday night rush - got seated but the hostess came back and explained that the table we were sitting at was the only extension they had for a table of 12. They asked if we would mind moving? Very polite, apologizing for the inconvenience. We were reseated, our drink... More 

Thank mauerk
Walla Walla, Washington
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

El Sombrero has a great vegan veggie enchilada dish. They don't use lard in their beans, YAY. The servers are always polite, and the restaurant has an authentic feel. Awesome place for groups and families.

Thank Brendon O
Marina, California
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48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Great service and great food. Enjoyed the atmosphere and the music. Enchiladas were wonderful and was the huevos rancheros.

Thank Noreenanmarina
Surprise, Arizona
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251 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

Visited for lunch. Good service, good portion of food: fajitas. Comfortable, bright restaurant. Offered 2 salsas. Only negative: didn't carry Bohemia beer

Thank sophillymike
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

The food is very good, HUGE portions, price very decent, casual setting. Would go there again. Authenitc taste

Thank Vicki L
Hamler, Oh
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237 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

We were able to share a plate the portions were so big Our entire party was very happy with our meals.

Thank lange1

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4 West Oak Street, Walla Walla, WA 99362
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Walla Walla
  • Phone Number: 509.522.4984

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups


Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?