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El Chorro

5550 E Lincoln Dr, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253-4120
+1 480-948-5170
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (62 reviews)
“sticky buns” (149 reviews)
“beef stroganoff” (21 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Value
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LOCATION
5550 E Lincoln Dr, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253-4120
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We called 2 weeks in advance for our reservation. Host stated they could not find it. As just 2 people, we were not seated at the main buffet as requested, but at the added extra outside seating (think Bocce Ball court) and small buffet (think...More

Thank lolabwoods
00gc, Manager at El Chorro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Lola, we are sorry to disappoint you this time. We want all our guest to have a great dining experience and leave with good memories and reason to come back. What you experienced is not acceptable, and we are reviewing where we went wrong. Exceptional...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Despite the extreme heat, sitting out on the patio for happy hour was very enjoyable. They go the extra mile with misters and mini A/C units, and in the shadow of Camelback Mtn we enjoyed great tacos and tuna tartare and margaritas. Reasonable prices and...More

Thank Jack J
00gc, Manager at El Chorro, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Jack, thank you for your excellent review, and especially for mentioning that you had a great time sitting outside on our patio, and enjoyed the beautiful views of Camelback Mountain. We are also pleased to read that you found us to be a good value....More

Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

Tried El Chorro due to a friend saying I needed to try it; the setting was awesome and the staff was friendly. Unfortunate, the food was average; we had the beef stroganoff, pork loin and the fire grilled shrimp, neither of which met expectations base...More

Thank Steve A
00gc, General Manager at El Chorro, responded to this reviewResponded May 13, 2018

Dear Steve A, Thank you so much for your review. We're so glad you enjoyed our beautiful restaurant and stellar service, but we were sad to read you had some issues with the stroganoff, pork loin, and fire grilled shrimp. We always do our absolute...More

Reviewed May 9, 2018

We were sent to El Chorro by a local who mentioned that it is one of his very favorite places. We found that the setting was more impressive than the food or the service. The grounds are beautiful and well kept. However, brunch was nothing...More

Thank Rachel H
00gc, Manager at El Chorro, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2018

Rachel, thank you for choosing us for brunch. We are happy you loved our amazing ambiance. However, we are disappointed to know you neither enjoy the food nor the service. We will share your concerns with our culinary and service staff and necessary changes will...More

Reviewed May 7, 2018

The food is good, although I don't uderstand the sticky buns that are served in the bread basket. I know it's a long standing tradition, but not a great beginning to a savory dinner. Would be a great thing to do at a breakfast service...More

Thank Leslie O
00gc, Manager at El Chorro, responded to this reviewResponded May 7, 2018

Leslie, thank you for sharing your dining experience at El Chorro! We are so pleased to know that you truly enjoyed the view of Camelback Mountain and that our culinary team delighted your taste buds. Eating local, fresh food while enjoying stunning views is our...More

Reviewed May 6, 2018

We had a lovely lunch.Food was wonderful, and service was AMAZING. The salads were fresh and great. Our view was of Camelback Mountain, and the most lovely area. Hope to be back soon.More

Thank Hannah G
00gc, Manager at El Chorro, responded to this reviewResponded May 7, 2018

Hannah, thank you for being our guest at El Chorro and for highlighting the beautiful views of Camelback Mountain. We are glad to know you loved most aspects of our restaurant. Our chef and his team take great pride in providing quality food and service....More

Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Nice dinner on the outside patio. A bit pricey for the offering. Excellent service. A close walk from the jw Marriott camelback inn.More

Thank Barbara_with3
00gc, Manager at El Chorro, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2018

Barbara, thank you for the review of El Chorro. We take great pride in our service and in the quality of the food we serve. We will pass on your comments to our Food & Beverage staff and let them know their efforts are not...More

Reviewed April 28, 2018

We had dinner here while staying in Paradise Valley. It came highly recommended but the only real positive was the setting. The food was expensive and nothing special. The service was fair. The waiter was not particularly attentive and was quick to recommend expensive choices.More

Thank phillipd100
00gc, Manager at El Chorro, responded to this reviewResponded April 28, 2018

Phillip, thank you for sharing your thoughts with us. We were sad to read that your visit wasn't completely perfect, as we work very hard to provide a genuinely extraordinary dining experience. We will look into your concerns and make any necessary corrections with our...More

Reviewed April 27, 2018

wonderful, wonderful! Great venus, great service and the food is excellent. So glad our friends shared this favorite Sunday brunch spot! 4 people in our group and all had a different brunch special. All were excellent! Come try them all. The mimosa's were cold and...More

1  Thank vagabond116
00gc, Manager at El Chorro, responded to this reviewResponded April 28, 2018

Thank you for sharing your feedback of El Chorro. We really do appreciate your kind words and happy to read that you enjoyed Mimosa’s the most. It's one of our most popular items and we'll be pleased to communicate your compliments on this particular item...More

Reviewed April 20, 2018

We have dined at El Chorro with positive results. This time we waited 15 minutes to place drink orders, another 20 to place our main course. Many open tablesMore

Thank jamesorke
00gc, Manager at El Chorro, responded to this reviewResponded April 21, 2018

Thank you for your review. It is always discouraging to learn that service has not met our high standards. Rest assured your concerns will be addressed and corrected. Exceptional service should be the standard, and we're very sorry your experience with our staff was not...More

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Marsha S
June 17, 2017|
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Response from Bankerwon | Reviewed this property |
Yes I believe there were. Not a big selection but enough. The view is fantastic so it should override the limited veggie option.
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lnewb0ld
March 29, 2017|
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Response from Jim L | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure. I would suggest checking their website or calling them directly.
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Daryl D
March 22, 2017|
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Response from ErinF2013 | Reviewed this property |
You might be thinking of the Texaz Grill on 16th street. They have great chicken fried steak. I don't the El Chorro has Chicken Fried Steak.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$21 - $50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Scenic view, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5550 E Lincoln Dr, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253-4120
    (56th Street & Lincoln Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Paradise Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 480-948-5170
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