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El Sombrero Mexican Grill & Bar

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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4646 Forsyth Rd, Macon, GA 31210-4464
+1 478-257-6617
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Macon, Georgia, United States
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food and drinks are consistently good. This is the most popular Mexican Restaurant in Macon. Expect a wait especially on Friday nights. Everyone I know has their own favorite dish here. You typically cannot go wrong with whatever you order.

Thank Melinda O
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

Ordered kids meal two entrees the good was hot and delicious. Server was 👍. Will return with family again. Very nice atmosphere lots of seating. Parking can be troublesome but that's more of a location issue.

Thank Shyne A
Macon, Georgia
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62 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

We always enjoy our visit to El Sombrero. Good service, great food and always a good crowd. They are a good supporter of the Macon Cherry Blossom.

Thank Steve R
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

Born & raised in Macon, I have grown up el som. Now living out of the continental United States, I look forward to coming home to el sombrero. Their chips and salsa, salsa verde, and classic guacamole cannot be competed with. Coming from someone who has traveled nation-- and world wide-- it's the best!!! Paula and Ernesto, the owners, have... More 

Thank Sydney C
Macon, Georgia
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

This is a very popular local Mexican restaurant in Macon. Almost always crowded and suitable for family or group events. Fine for couples and small groups but not upscale or romantic. Service always good and efficient !

Thank jmkmd2014
Wilton Manors, Florida
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70 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

A wonderful rendition of a little restaurant in Mexico! Our server was way too pushy and we felt rushed throughout the meal. I wasn't impressed by the food, it tasted like it came from a can or from a fast food place. The beer selection was very limited! On a positive note, the chips and salsa were good!

Thank John G
Macon, Georgia
Level Contributor
6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

They have the best salsa. We go here whenever we can. I had a poblano pepper which about as authentic as you can get.

Thank Floridabound850
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

BARNONE THE BEST AUTHENTIC Spanish, Mexican and Latin food in Middle Georgia! The first time I went to El Sombrero; I thought it was beginners luck that they got the table-side guacamole perfectly correct with chunks of Alvacodo seasoned nicely with tomatoes, sea-salt, onions and jalapeños. So, the next day, I returned to try the lunch menu out. I ordered... More 

Thank Ray H
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

The Salsa was great...The drinks was good but my Grilled Chicken Chimichanga was a big disappointment The chicken was hard and unseasoned

Griffin, Georgia
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161 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

Our visit to Macon today just happened to put us there at lunchtime and we both remembered an enjoyable trip last year to El Sombrero. Nothing much has changed since that last visit. It's still rather dark inside and the interior is way past due for remodeling. However, the food is still great, the prices are incredible and the service... More 

Thank JustPeachy4576

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4646 Forsyth Rd, Macon, GA 31210-4464
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Macon
  • Phone Number: +1 478-257-6617

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