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El Sombrero Mexican Restaurant

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4 W Oak St, Walla Walla, WA 99362-1834
509.522.4984
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Trout Creek, Montana
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55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

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Thank lcitrino
Camas, Washington, Usa
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 

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Thank Vicky L
Bellingham WA
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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 

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Thank Jan F
Seattle
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163 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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.

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Thank bap2015
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6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars 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..

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Thank Ryan J
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4 of 5 stars 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

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Thank Lindsay K
Seattle, Washington
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56 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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.

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Thank Jim G
Seattle, Washington
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45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

6 show up on a busy Friday night. The pleasant greeter said 20 min and it actually was about 1/2 of that. Our server Jaime was on the spot with quick, friendly service. The food was very ample in quantity, and arrived pronto. We shared the Carne Asada and it was excellent.. I wanted corn torts and my wife wanted... More 

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Thank SouthEndMCgang
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73 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

They may have 3 or so locations but that's not a chain restaurant. Food and service here always great no matter how busy, and they're usually busy. Better Mexican than what I've had in the Tri-Cities for sure.

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Thank Advisor4u1
Lancaster, PA
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76 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

El Sombrero was a readily accessible with good parking. The facility was clean and nicely decorated. The menu was varied and the food, decent, but not great. Portions were more than ample. Service was better than average. On the drink menu the American beers were categorized "Imported" and the Mexican beers, "Domestic." I did not see prices for the beers.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
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?