We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

El Sombrero


Ratings and reviews



Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
View all details
meals, features

Location and contact

Reviews (122)
Filter reviews
122 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews guacamole taco beef or chicken mexican food american airlines nice atmosphere tuesday night large portions great service and food happy hour drinks palmetto area take home margaritas servers specials regulars
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 122 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I stopped in for dinner at approximately 6:30 p.m. on Thursday which happened to be Buffet night. We were promptly seated at a booth by the cashier / hostess and our order was taken within a reasonable period of time. Our appetizer...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank ribby42
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every Tuesday the family gets together and have tacos for a dollar {beef or chicken} and a margarita for 2 dollars. The people are friendly, clean, nice atmosphere, fast service and great food.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Barb H
Reviewed December 13, 2018 via mobile

This is my favorite Mexican restaurant in the Palmetto area! Large, great prices, excellent ambiance and awesome margaritas with Tuesday night specials

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank PepperMagoo
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

Great Mexican food! Awesome deals every day! Can get busy so be patient and enjoy yourself. You can't go wrong with dollar tacos on Taco Tuesday with big Margaritas

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Tom H
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Brightly decorated. Happy Hour drinks and reasonably priced Mexican food all served with chips and salsa. Service, on the very busy night we were there, was pretty good. The food is above average. Lots of parking.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Wayne F
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

.99 beef, chicken hard or soft shell. Good chips/salsa. Happy hour drinks. Lots of tables and good service.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Trekcyclechick
Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

Don't even know where to start... the waitress came up to the table and asked what we would like to drink, then walked away without taking the order or saying anything. We thought it was funny at first, but then she asked us what we...More

Date of visit: March 2018
2  Thank Wils310
Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

Business lunch. Servers were nice, but not all food came at same time for tge group. Food was good but nothing to brag about. Great Mexican decorations. Not crowded at lunch.

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank andrewlG7327KG
Reviewed March 11, 2018

4 ladies went to this establishment for lunch on March 6, 2018. They had a special of a taco for $1.00. All four of us ordered tacos and margaritas. We also asked for water and sour cream. The waiter delivered 3 glasses of water, never...More

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank Tina G
Reviewed March 3, 2018

6 of us came on a Saturday night. We were greeted at the door and shown to our table. Efficient servers who came with drinks. Once finished we had sopapillas which we could not finish. Large portions so given containers to take home. Best Mexican...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Mary I
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Courtyard Bradenton Sarasota/Riverfront
412 reviews
1.75 miles away
Hampton Inn & Suites Bradenton Downtown Historic District
1,232 reviews
2.13 miles away
Red Roof Inn Ellenton
119 reviews
2.28 miles away
Super 8 by Wyndham Ellenton Bradenton Area
458 reviews
2.51 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 81 nearby restaurants
Blu Mangrove
518 reviews
.89 miles away
El Molcajetes
67 reviews
.28 miles away
Restaurante Tequilas
30 reviews
.46 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 34 nearby attractions
Gamble Plantation Historic State Park
216 reviews
1.51 miles away
Charms of Leffingwell
9 reviews
1.35 miles away
Palmetto Historical Park
19 reviews
1.60 miles away
Manatee Village Historical Park
147 reviews
1.85 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Patt M
January 28, 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Rodney A | Reviewed this property |
This I don't know, but the Margaritas are strong and cheap. I was there on a Friday afternoon.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing