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El Sombrero

Webergasse 27, Schaffhausen 8200, Switzerland
+41 52 740 39 10
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
2 weeks ago
“Good Mexican dinner”
1 Nov 2017
“Recommendation for mexican cuisine ”
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Latin, South American, Central American
$$ - $$$
Webergasse 27, Schaffhausen 8200, Switzerland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had one dinner in Schaffausen and I found good Mexican food at El Sombrero. I ate a very good burrito which was well done. Service could be improved a bit.

Thank Francesco G
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

There‘s a good chilli con carne. Music and Interior is great. Primitivo vine is good Very gentle service and good to talk with.

Thank Remo W
Reviewed 10 October 2017

It is sad to say that just about all of the Swiss Mexican food restaurants, do not serve real Mexican food, and this is the case with El Sombrero. We have stopped going to this restaurant for this reason. For my wife and I have...More

Thank grm688
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Food great, terrible service! We spent 3 hrs here waiting and waiting for food, drink, anything! We were walking past and asked if there was room for 6 and were told that there was (even on valentines night) BUT we should have been told that...More

Thank BarryW1970
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is far away from being Mexican. The portions are little and the taste is even worse. You order food and you get it in an hour or so. Also the service is not friendly at all. They don't smile and on top of...More

3  Thank Bengu C
Reviewed 18 June 2015

I'm not a fan of the restaurants in Schaffhausen and this is also not a gem. Food is reasonable, bit too much cheese and not authentic Mexican (like Italian food is not authentic in Schaffhausen as well). I had burritos and colleagues had enchiladas both...More

Thank Sjors80
Reviewed 15 March 2015

Nothing Mexican in there other than the decoration. The nachos were very few and burnt. Nearly no cheese. The beans were burnt as well. No jalapeños as indicated in the menu instead. The quesadilla was very disappointing as well. It looked more like a poor...More

1  Thank TanitC85
Reviewed 23 February 2014

This was truly the LEAST authentic Mexican restaurant we’ve experienced anywhere in the world. Enchiladas tasted more like lasagna than enchiladas, tacos tasted exactly the same as enchiladas, cocktail de camarones was a shrimp salad (on salad leaves) served in a cocktail glass. We got...More

1  Thank levmishkin
Reviewed 4 October 2013 via mobile

We are here 2 times while staying in Schaffhousen. Everything was great - service, great salad, good quesadilla, good atmosphere.

1  Thank ryanpeg
Reviewed 13 January 2013

Never having been to Mexico I'm not sure how 'authentic' some of the cuisine is but who doesn't love hot chips as a side dish?! :) The fajitas were delicious, they looked slightly overcooked when they arrived at the table but they were very good....More

Thank Liz_D27
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Latin, South American, Central American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Webergasse 27, Schaffhausen 8200, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Schaffhausen  >  Schaffhausen
  • Phone Number: +41 52 740 39 10
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