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El Sombrero

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1442 Mccann Rd, Longview, TX 75601-3851
+1 903-553-0050
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

When I come to Longview I eat at El Sombrero! My children's favorite, mine too! The staff is friendly and always attentive! The food is delicious, never had an issue! The black beans are the best! Food is always fresh and hot! I will be back on my next trip and my next! Yum!

Thank Bleace G
Puerto Morelos, Mexico
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016 via mobile

Best queso....great margaritas, I always have a good experience when I am there! Regardless of which location we are dining in, the food is excellent!

Thank Sonvya823
Longview, Texas
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

I got a Chili Relleno alacarte and my wife had a Shrimp Quesadiilo with grilled vegetables. We loved it. Added an order of fresh and hot flour tortillas to go with the chips and hot sauce. Their fresh made hot sauce can't be beat. We love this place and will recommend you hit it at the end of the lunch... More 

Thank Robert B
Austin, TX
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50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

We had a nice lunch here while visiting family in Longview. The food is good and the servings plentiful. We really enjoyed the atmosphere and had great service. The menu is quite large with a wide variety of selections. I really enjoyed the black beans instead of the refried. I didn't have one but the margaritas looked pretty good. I... More 

Thank JubileeBlue
Gilmer, Texas
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

This is the best place for margaritas, hands down. I've been coming here for years because of them. The service may not be 5 star but they are friendly, and that's a plus!! They even have some great entrees, if you're interested in that sort of thing! 😆

Thank vym6
Mount Vernon, Ohio, United States
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279 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

First a confession, I come to Longview several times a year but I still get lost. I was looking for Little Mexico but my GPS took me to a sushi place. Interesting sense of humor. I saw this and decided to try it. There sign says that they are the home of the white quesso so I had to try... More 

1 Thank Guy H
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2016

Try the white sauce! You will love it. There is always more food than you can eat at one setting. The white sauce is the best. The service is good too!

Thank jo p
Longview, TX
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2016

We love El Sombrero, but owners, please know that the service is going downhill! The last 3 times we have been there, it has been nothing like it used to be when you were onsite! Our waitress tonight was rude, did not get my order correct, and never checked on what we may need. We asked another waiter for a... More 

1 Thank Marshall2
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64 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2015

I love their menu, not the same old Tex Mex as others. The service is always quick and polite and the food is delivered quickly. Great chips and salsa also.

Thank meformby
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Best Mexican food ever! White queso and salsa to die for. The cheese enchilladas are my favorite. They have a dish called papa nachos. Waffle fries that come with chicken or fajita meat with onion and peppers smothered in white queso. Sounds kind of strange but it is delicious!

Thank Addictedmexicanfood

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
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 - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1442 Mccann Rd, Longview, TX 75601-3851
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Longview
  • Phone Number: +1 903-553-0050

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