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El Encanto

11044 N Saguaro Blvd, Fountain Hills, AZ 85268-5540
+1 480-837-1070
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good29%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pollo fundido” (18 reviews)
“fajitas” (8 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
11044 N Saguaro Blvd, Fountain Hills, AZ 85268-5540
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1 - 10 of 166 reviews

Reviewed 17 July 2017

Well, this food establishment is right where the expensive housing is. The area is charming next to the golf course and the food is excellent.

Thank al16
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Living in Fountain Hills, we used to look forward to visiting the original in Cave Creek for good food and relaxing suroundings. When we learned we would get the second iteration in Fountain Hills we were happy. The food is just as good and it...More

Thank bolanrj
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We twice had excellent, reasonably priced food with good service in early May 2017. When next in Fountain Hills, we will for sure stop for another meal at El Encanto de la Fuente (elencantorestaurants.com).

Thank chugiak64
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Always have had good service and good food here. I really like the lamb barbacoa. Never had a meal here I didn't like and the service has always been good. There is a nice patio.

Thank FountainHills
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Evening meal with friends. Waiters and waitresses were more interested in laughing and joking around than taking care of customers, extremely rude. Food was average at best and not anything like authentic Mexican dishes. Dishes were americanised to accomodate local clientel. Manager has serious attitude...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has a fabulous outside dining area. Waitstaff were very friendly and attentive. Food was ok.

Thank JoAV606
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Food is okay and margarita was super sweet (as in taste, not colloquial use of the word). We looked up a margarita recipe, and the bartender was nice enough to make it for us.

Thank montreader
Reviewed 18 April 2017

This is your typical Mexican food restaurant. Nothing more, nothing less. The margaritas are decently made- not great and it doesn't seem that they use fresh ingredients or make their own mix, but they'll do in a pinch.

Thank Stephnie
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We used to drive 25 miles one way to eat at the El Encanto in Cave Creek, but that is not necessary anymore. The new El Encanto in Fountain Hills is just as good and more convenient for us. The food has been excellent, especially...More

Thank Les H
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We are longtime, regular customers at El Encanto and have enjoyed every meal there until recently. Something strange is going on at El Encanto, and we wonder whether it is under new ownership or management. The last two times we've been there, I ordered a...More

1  Thank AZLovesToTravel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11044 N Saguaro Blvd, Fountain Hills, AZ 85268-5540
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Fountain Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 480-837-1070
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