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“Great Authentic Mexican”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Red Sombrero - CLOSED

Red Sombrero
Cuisines: Mexican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great Authentic Mexican”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2013

I was surprised at how good Red Sombreo's food was! Tasted very authentic with fresh ingredients! I got an awesome chicken burrito and would definitely come back for more.

Visited September 2013
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Thank Chris F
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32 reviews from our community

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English first
Coatesville, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Unexceptional - Shouldn't Be Called a Mexican Restaurant!!!”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 19, 2013

Bland food, cafeteria style restaurant, no atmosphere, staff not interested in customer service (rude comment made in regards to tip), much better Mexican restaurants to go to that are worth what we paid here, only worth going if you have a coupon,

Visited April 2013
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1 Thank mompug
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RedSombrero, Owner at Red Sombrero, responded to this review, April 23, 2013
Mompug,
My sincere apologies for your experience in the Red Sombrero. I will
review your concerns with my staff. Thank you for taking the time to review
our restaurant and if you decide to return please ask for me.
Best,
Tom Amodei
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Santa Clarita, California
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61 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“California Dreaming in PA”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 11, 2013 via mobile

While visiting family in West Chester, and craving authentic Mexican food (we are from So California); we happened upon the Red Sombrero for lunch. We ordered fish tacos and tacos al pastor, delicious! Their salsa bar has quite a selection (five) of homemade salsas, they are all great! It was hard to pick a favorite (so make sure you try them all), but the red wine salsa was a stand out for us. We loved it so much we bought a container to take home (TSA's gonna love us, haha). This will definitely be a permanent stop for us when we come come to West Chester to visit family!
(Very casual, BYOB, friendly counter service, tables outside)

Visited April 2013
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Thank SCVDeb
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2013 via mobile

Ate at this restaurant last night and couldn't have been happier with the food. It was hot, tasty and nicely presented, we all enjoyed the experience. Next time we're down that way we will certainly go again.

Helpful?
Thank Shirley R
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Tom A, Owner at Red Sombrero, responded to this review, February 20, 2013
Hello Shirley! We are glad that you chose to have dinner with us the other night! We are happy to hear you enjoyed the delicious food and our dedicated service that well always strive for to make our guests experience great! Maybe the next time you are back in you will be able to see our newest decor. We hope to definitely see you again soon! Best, Tom Amodei (Owner)
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West Chester
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Couldn't agree with previous poster more”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2013

We used to pick up from red sombrero on a weekly basis. Food was always super fresh and piled high with great ingredients....tons of cheese, FRESH veg, and white meat chicken I guess a new owner took over and the place has completely changed. Quality has gone way down hill.
Very disappointing as this was one of the few non- chains out out here .

  • Visited January 2013
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3 Thank Mike D
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Tom A, Owner at Red Sombrero, responded to this review, January 28, 2013
Hello Mike. We would like to let you know that although the ownership has changed, the former owners still work in the kitchen and prepare the food exactly as they had. We did not change any of the ingredients or Red Sombrero menu items, only added seven more types of burritos and fish tacos. We will always remain dedicated to cooking the most delicious Mexican cuisine and providing the most excellent customer service! We hope that you can recognize that we have not changed any cooking style or ingredients, because we truly hope to see you again soon! Best, Tom Amodei (Owner)
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