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El Encanto

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11044 N Saguaro Blvd, Fountain Hills, AZ 85268-5540
+1 480-837-1070
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good29%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
11044 N Saguaro Blvd, Fountain Hills, AZ 85268-5540
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had eaten at the El Encanto in Cave Creek so being new to Fountain Hills we gave this restaurant a try and found the food here even better than the restaurant in Cave Creek. This smaller restaurant was quit and laid back. Nice!

Thank Ray B
Reviewed 2 days ago

This restaurant has a very lovely setting. It has a covered roof but it is still an outdoor setting for the restaurant. Service is great and the food is good.

Thank George S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our extended family went for an evening meal, in some especially lovely May weather. We sat outside. The special--I don't remember the name, but it was a steak burrito under queso--was delicious. Everyone else was enthusiastic about what they ordered, as well. There are 3...More

Thank FredsVaughn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't understand the allure of this chain. We tried the one in Cave Creek and it was awful--from service to the extreme microwaved food (that was cold in the middle). We didn't realize it was the same restaurant until we sat down and read...More

Thank juliehM3147OW
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Our server was spectacular. The one gentleman we were with was a little inappropriate, and our server brushed him off very professionally. We had Camarones Con Salsa De Autentica. Fabulous. We will return, again, and again, and again.

Thank Ginger521
Reviewed April 29, 2018

We have eaten there twice in the past month: once inside by the bar, once outside in the garden. Both experiences were very positive with good service, delicious food and lovely surroundings.

Thank Rollje
Reviewed April 19, 2018

The courtyard area is very beautiful and reminds us of great spots in Mexico we visit. the food is always very good. We especially like the Chicken Mole' and margaritas. Service is usually really nice as well.

Thank mselw00d
Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

We were surprised by how busy the place was. The food was great but I am not very familiar with Mexican food. Large portions reasonable price and very genuine nice service for tourists who are unlikely to come back.

Thank Sofrenchincalgary
Reviewed March 16, 2018

Busy and fun dining experience. Friendly host and wait staff who were eager to look after our party. Menu is vast and maybe a little intimidating for Mexican food neophytes like us … but had something on it for everyone. Vegetarian enchiladas were bland, but...More

Thank rhonda_toronto
Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

It’s great if this business has a good following of retirees and snowbirds that dominated the clientele when we are there. However, having lived in the Southwest for 32 years I would have to rate this among the poorer Mexican meals that I had. The...More

Thank geoguy2017
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11044 N Saguaro Blvd, Fountain Hills, AZ 85268-5540
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Fountain Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 480-837-1070
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