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“Sorry Sombrero”
Review of Sombrero Mexican

Sombrero Mexican
Ranked #1,958 of 13,684 Restaurants in New York City
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Neighborhood: Midtown
Philadelphia, PA
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70 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Sorry Sombrero”
Reviewed December 14, 2012

I don't usually reduce my tip, but this was not a good experience. The food was so-so. But the staff was kind of ADD. Got agressively sold my guacomole when I got there, then they didn't bring it. Asked for more salsa, never came. The bus boy was a nice guy, but the wait staff was uniformly rude. We were glad to get out before something worse happened to us.

Visited December 2012
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Yonkers, New York, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Taco Bell wants your business more than Sombrero”
Reviewed December 1, 2012

We are locals and should have known better than to pick this place but we were tired and hungry. $6.00 for chips and salsa is outrageous to begin with but when you only get a small amount of salsa it is really taking advantage of the tourists because you have to buy another "side" to get more. (Salsa portion was enough for 1/4 of the chips.) We ordered the fajitas because it is tough to screw that up - we thought. We were only giving two tortilla wraps and when asked for additional ones - you guessed right we would have to order another side. The fajitas did NOT have any peppers and had way overcooked onions. The portion of sour cream, guacamole and refried beans was insulting. When the main course came they took away our million dollar chips - to make room of course. The staff did not care if we were happy or not. Shame on us but again we are locals so we deserved what we got for our poor judgment. I really hope future visitors see this and stay away. NYC has so much more to offer you.

  • Visited November 2012
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Asheville, North Carolina
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96 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Not bad for Yankee Mexican Food”
Reviewed November 2, 2012

Good margaritas, good portions, had a pork burrito that could have had a little more spice to it but was not bad at all. Wife had vegtable quesadillas and was quite pleased. Would have like a better selection such as Carne Colorado or Chile Verde maybe cheese tostadas. Pretty fast service.

  • Visited November 2012
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Stafford, Virginia
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“OK Mexican Food”
Reviewed October 15, 2012

We came here the first night we were in NYC and the food was pretty moderate at best. The drinks seemed to be a bit watered down to me. It would be okay for maybe an appetizer and beer, but not the mixed drinks. I thought the food was just okay and I am very familiar with authentic Mexican food.

Visited October 2012
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
“Good food, poor service.”
Reviewed September 19, 2012

The entrees were great and so was the guacamole but the wait staff didn't seem to care if we were happy. I had to get up and ask for water refills. Too many other places to go that are better.

Visited September 2012
Thank Patricia R
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