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1151 S 4th St, El Centro, CA 92243
760-352-6838
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113 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We started to leave when we saw all the gringos at Sobe's (normally a sign that the food may be Americanized) but the air conditioning kept us there and we loved the place. The service was amazing...and fun; the food was authentic and tasty and we'll be back...soon. I had a Sonoran Taco, which is a large flour tortilla stuffed... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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211 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

I moved from El Centro many decades ago, but the one place that always had great food was Camacho's. I came back through here on a road trip, and the one Mexican food place I was told that was the best was Sobe's. I was not disappointed as I had a combination plate with a taco, tostada, and an enchilada.... More 

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El Centro, California
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60 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

This place is really good. Everything on their menu is delicious. I haven't had a bad meal yet. Great service and friendly staff. Love the chips and salsa.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

We were looking for Mexican food and more or less stumbled onto Sobe's. The food was really good, but there was something about the overall feel of the restaurant that appealed to me. It wasn't over the top decorated, but was just a clean solid place with friendly staff. The special cheese quesadilla was amazing as was the dessert we... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

ate dinner here based on recommendation. Dinner was good but not exactly as menu described. Was expecting a steak but it was maybe 2 - 4 ounces of bits of steak with peppers and onions. Very casual restaurant, cold beer, would not return

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Sacramento, California
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I was introduced to this place a few weeks ago when I was in El Centro for work. Since then, I've had lunch there 5-6 times. The food is very good (I especially like the Chile Rellenos plate), and the prices are excellent - two people can eat for less than $20. I especially like the service, which is attentive... More 

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Thank echocrest
holtville
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This place makes some very delicious Mexican food. I highly recommend it. The taco plates is a hearty plate to enjoy when you are wanting to be satisfied. It has a little plate of homemade beans whole on the side with a sprinkle of cheese on top of it. A side of rice with the tacos. You can ask for... More 

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Thank familytime2day
Southern California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is my favorite Mexican Restaurant. I have never had anything I didn't like. Sobe and the employees are friendly and they take care of all the tables together. This place has gotten really popular and sometimes they get overwhelmed so service is a little slow, but overall everything is great

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Thank anothertrip45
El Centro, California
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107 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Every few weeks, my wife and I, along with her parents, have lunch at sobe's. The food is always fresh (very important with Mexican food, as old grease smells and tastes like fish) the service is nice and the prices are reasonable. The restaurant is tucked away in the corner of a mini-mall, so it has loads of free parking.... More 

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Pioneer, California
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41 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

This is a typical Americanized version of bland, westernized Mexican food. Although it was fine for what it was, I really expected more being that I was only a few miles from the Mexican border. If you like Chevy's, El Torito or Taco Bell, this is the place for you. If you want really good Mexican food, keep looking. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1151 S 4th St, El Centro, CA 92243
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  El Centro
  • Phone Number: 760-352-6838

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?