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El Sombrero

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210 Mesquite, Socorro, NM 87801
505-835-3945
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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San Francisco, California
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68 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Sopapillas - delicious, Frank's special - flat enchilada with a fried egg on top - yum; kid's meal taquito - my kid loved it, stuffed sopapilla - good. Very reasonably priced and you get a very generous serving.

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Thank Michelle L
Charlottesville, Virginia
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delicious food (loved the enchiladas) and friendly, low-key atmosphere. Oh, and don't miss the sopaipillas - YUM!

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Thank derekh739
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

It is tricky to find but worth the effort!! Admirable service from the wait staff-and outstanding shredded beef tacos. I appreciate a bargain-but these babies should be higher priced and they would still be a bargain!!!! The new owners have made a dramatic difference here. It had been a year since I ate here and had a terrible experience. Give... More 

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Thank RR-Abq
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Stop here and eat. Service could be better, but the food was great. Don't let the atmosphere scare you (or lack of cars). I loved it and I'm picky about my Mexican food. Salsa was also great

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Thank CR141141
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

The steak is really good with some tortillas and beans. Not the easiest place to get to but definitely worth the effort.

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Thank Kristopher M
Dallas, Georgia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful restaurant but I was very unsatisfied with the food. There is many better choices in the area.

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Fredonia, Arizona
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

To put it simply, absolutely the worst Mexican fare I've ever had. I would not recommend this dump to a pack of stray hungry dogs

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Thank nazdude
Seattle, Washington
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

Great menu, good food, very reasonable prices. Fast service. Hides east of I-25. Turn right at north end of the min drag just past the McDonalds. Eclectic mix of townies and gownies. Difficult to get a better dinner in Socorro.

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Thank senior-reviews
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

El Sombrero was recommended by someone we ran into in Hatch. We sat in the garden room which was lovely. The food was pretty good. I really liked the chips and salsa. I had the fish tacos which were grilled fish not fried like I was told. I was pleasantly surprised. Lots of lettuce and cheese - very good. My... More 

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Thank Kathy D
Carlsbad, New Mexico
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

This was the best meal I have had in years. The ambiance on the back patio (enclosed) transports you to a plaza in Mexico. The tacos al pastor reminded me of the street tacos in Mexico including the pineapple and avocado pieces. Beans and rice were perfectly done. And the sopapillas were a nice touch to end the meal. Service... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 Mesquite, Socorro, NM 87801
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Socorro
  • Phone Number: 505-835-3945

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