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El Sombrero Mexican Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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4 W Oak St, Walla Walla, WA 99362-1834
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We come here all the time! I get the fajitas. Love the chips and salsa and the nachos! My kids always ask to come here.

Thank Sarah R
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Maybe I'm just easily impressed but I was surprised that after finally thinking to review this restaurant the existing reviews all seemed fairly average. I've probably eaten here a dozen or more times over the past 3-4 years when I'm in the area for work related reasons ... it's one of my favorite Mexican restaurants anywhere. I will confess that... More 

Thank John H
Boise, Idaho
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126 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

The food and atmosphere were typical of most Mexican restaurants - nothing special, but not bad either. We were, however, impressed with the speed in which we were seated and served, particularly since we arrived as a group of 8 with no reservations. The staff was friendly and attentive and we enjoyed our visit.

Thank CMN14
Trout Creek, Montana
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56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

Good parking, good service. Nothing special about the food. Nice decor. Good for a one and done visit. Easy to find location.

Thank lcitrino
Camas, Washington, Usa
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29 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

I was greeted upon entering immediately and shown a table within two minutes. Since I was a solo dinner I expected the usual location, next to the kitchen but NO! I was seated in a booth for 4 and they were plenty busy. My food was served within 10 minutes of placing my order. It was piping hot and the... More 

Thank Vicky L
Bellingham WA
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14 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016

We were looking for an ethnic restaurant to walk to in downtown WallaWalla but the Thai one was closed when we reached it. We saw a shopkeeper just closing up her store and asked her. She suggested El Sombrero and said that her family always want to go there whenever they are in town. It was right opposite to our... More 

Thank Jan F
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167 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

We had supper here. The food was ordinary; not bad but nothing special. Our waitress brought our meal so quickly after we placed our order that we assumed it came straight from a microwave. The margaritas tasted a lot like lemonade and had about as much alcohol in them. We'll go elsewhere in Walla Walla on our next visit.

Thank bap2015
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Good Mexican food for the price. Service wasn't the best but I've only been there once. Good margaritas..

Thank Ryan J
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

The food was very yummy and the waitress was friendly and nice. The outside of the building was beautiful, lots of different colored flowers

Thank Lindsay K
Seattle, Washington
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20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

We were greeted with smiles and promptly seated. The menu is diverse. Service was gracious and efficient. Food was delicious. Margaritas were good. As was the guacamole and my chicken enchilada and beef taco. The restaurant is clean and comfortable. We would eat here again.

Thank Jim G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 W Oak St, Walla Walla, WA 99362-1834
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Walla Walla
  • Phone Number: 509.522.4984

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