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El Sombrero

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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1330 10th Street East, Palmetto, FL 34221
+1 941-729-0700
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Savannah, Georgia
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been coming to this restaurant for several years now and it has become our go to Mexican fare. We have never had dinner here where the food was not excellent. I order almost every time the fajita salad while my wife switches between the burritos, tacos and enchiladas. The fried ice cream is the best we have ever... More 

Thank captainbeach777
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Good prices, good atmosphere inside, good service, good food. Tuesday $1. Tacos, chicken or beef. $2. Margaritas

Thank Doreen V
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

Good food, large portions and great prices. Nice atmosphere, And very good service. Will eat there again!

Thank Sharon S
Bradenton, Florida
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

Good atmosphere, cute decorations - BUT the FOOD is out of the world. From the start with a warm basket of tortilla chips with a good mild fresh salsa (not too hot for these gringos), tasty margarita...TUESDAY is TACO TUESDAYS with tacos starting at $1.00 - good pork, good ground beef, and excellent steak - served with lettuce, tomato and... More 

1 Thank Catherine W
Bradenton, Florida
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209 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

Went for lunch with the wife, we both ordered the three item combo plate. The food was very good and enough that we both took home enough to feed us dinner that night. The exterior looks like a warehouse however someone went to a lot of work to create a great atmosphere once inside.

Thank cozbill
Parrish, Florida
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333 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 312 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

If you live in the Ellenton, Parrish or even Palmetto area, this restaurant has the best Mexican food around. The prices are fantastic plus they participate in the American Airlines Dividend Dining Program which means you earn more 3 to 5 miles per dollar if you use your credit card when you pay! It is a Win-Win situation with yummy... More 

1 Thank JeffnEdie
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

The food and atmosphere is really outstanding. The service is fast and friendly. THE PRICES ARE REALLY AWESOME!! SO MUCH FOOD FOR SO LITTLE MONEY! : )

1 Thank Leonard K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Went there with several Friends from where I live. We had dinner there. We just got there in the neck of time, the place was packed shortly as we sat down, soon was a door full of people waiting for a table to open. Services during the chaos was fast and friendly and on the marks. Margaritas are flowing and... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Palmetto, Florida
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

We were curious about this place. It is an unusual building. The food was o.k. but the people were not friendly or very welcoming. We will probably never go back.

Thank Laura G
Sarasota, Florida
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83 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

Went there this weekend for lunch, had a $30 coupon and it was great. My wife had the guac burrito and it was Huge, see pic. Everything was great. Meal only cost us $36.

Thank Allen6969

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1330 10th Street East, Palmetto, FL 34221
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Palmetto
  • Phone Number: +1 941-729-0700

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?