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“Enjoyable meal and service”
Review of El Encanto

El Encanto
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed May 7, 2012

Had dinner here last Friday. Spending several days in the area and staying nearby and just picked it from driving by. We got here early 5pm so no problem being seated right away. Wait staff very attentive had house Margarita with the complimentary tortilla chips that came with 3 salsas that ranged in heat from mild to comfortably spicy. My steak fajitas came out sizzling and continued to sizzle for several minutes at table. Food was excellent. Had guitar player providing great tunes and atmosphere. Would defiantly come here again if we are passing through PHX.

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Thank DWOBOB
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Reviewed April 24, 2012

Very nice atmosphere however our experience was disappointing.

The service was very slow. We waited more than 40 minutes for the main course to arrive and then sat for another 15 after our meal before anybody cleared the table.
Another group of people sat waiting for water and menus for 15 minutes before getting up and leaving. A short time later the waiter showed up with a surprised look wondering "where did they go? "

Again, a pleasant atmosphere however these folks will have to pick up their game if they hope to survive in this economy.

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Reviewed March 17, 2012

Best tortillas I've had in a while. Very good (I'm from the north east)

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Reviewed March 15, 2012

Visiting Fountain Hills and found this great little restaurant. Had a leisurely lunch on the shaded patio while listening to guitar music and the fountain. The manager was working in the restaurant's vegetable and herb garden at the sunny end of the patio area. Excellent food, friendly service, and a gorgeous enclosed patio eating area. Loved it so much, we came back again a couple days later and had another great lunch in this peaceful place. Highly recommend!

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Thank AT135
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Reviewed January 28, 2012

There are very few good restaurants in Fountain Hills - but we think El Encanto is absolutely the best! The salsa and chips are great, and the food is consistently good - and not too hot (an asset in our opinion!). The interior has an authentically Mexican feel, and the patio is great fun when the weather's good. Weekend evenings, there's a guitarist who really adds to the ambience.

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