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El Sombrero

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016 Winner

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Spice up your nights with great Mexican food and lively South American music. Serving the authentic flavours of Mexico such as fajitas, chimichangas, tacos and enchiladas, El Sombrero is a firm favourite amongst Abu Dhabi's residents. Live entertainment: Sun - Fri. Happy hour: 6pm - 8pm, Mon - Wed.
$30 - $70
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Drinks
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar, Takeout
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All reviews fajitas guacamole shrimp mexican food terrific restaurant all you can eat nice live music great band both occasions waiting staff taking care visiting abu dhabi excellent food and service restaurant manager margaritas sheraton cris
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arriving around 7pm it was totally quiet, but by 8pm it was packed. Food and band all good, but the service staff were excellent, called me by my name and attentive and I left at 11pm, having conversed with a mix of other guests (which...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank R3642FBandyh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived without a booking on a Saturday evening. Restaurant Manager told us it is busy Saturdays however only two tables were in use, then he looked around to check if there was a table free then he said yes!!! Disappointed with the service more than...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Angela M
Reviewed December 26, 2018

went for dinner with the wife we always enjoyed dinner here but had to send the food back as not cooked properly no margarita deal any more and restaurant was empty I think management of the hotel has changed recently

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank leevickers7131
Reviewed December 15, 2018

I live down the street from this terrific restaurant. I had been searching for a Spanish food place, and lo and behold, within walking distance! I arrived with my partner, and we took a seat they told us that they usually cant take groups of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank manhalyounes
Reviewed December 10, 2018

Lovely food & great service. The fajitas amazing were & the chocolate brownie for dessert was awesome

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank annettemcmann
Reviewed December 10, 2018

We have been to EL Sombrero on numerous occasions and I've left two or three very positive comments. On Saturday night (8th Dec) we decided to have a meal at El Sombrero and we drove and parked outside the hotel. As we walked to the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MarkB1234
Reviewed November 21, 2018 via mobile

Ohr first choice when it is time to celebrate something, El Sombrero never lets us down thanks to Eric’s amazing Margaritas and the awesome fajitas. Will keep coming back!

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Brent W
Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

Excellent food and service was amazing from Cris Amad who was extremely friendly and attentive. Would highly recommend this restaurant.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank CE271088
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

Well...I must admit this place brings back a lot of memories from my childhood but I’d be lying if I didn’t say that I was grossed out and disappointed with my visit last night. You don’t go to El Sombrero with high expectations when it...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank aaidi
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

It is a cozy place. Service is fairly good. However, the Mexican taste is missing in the most plates. Quality/price is a fair range.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Wassimelsaddik
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December 23, 2017|
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Response from ManagerADNH | Property representative |
Dear Guest, Thank you for your question. We have some vegan items available such as Guacamole, Nachos Clasicos, Spinach Salad, Fajita Adelita and Vegetarian Burrito. For dessert we can offer fruit salad with mango... More
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