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El Chorro

5550 E Lincoln Dr, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253-4120
+1 480-948-5170
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (56 reviews)
“sticky buns” (138 reviews)
“beef stroganoff” (20 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
5550 E Lincoln Dr, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253-4120
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here with friends I was staying with can not fault the service or the food the fish melted in my mouth has a good range on the menu would recommend to any oneMore

Thank Sally R
00gc, General Manager at El Chorro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Sally, thank you for the wonderful review of El Chorro! We've been around longer than just about any other restaurant in Arizona, and we like to think we've had ample time to create the perfect dining experience. Eating local, fresh food along with our outstanding...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to meet for Happy Hour....can't beat the view and the bar staff is fantastic! Appetizers are 1/2 off along with wines, beers and rail cocktails.....my faves are the "fried chicken livers" fish tacos and ahi tuna salsa w/chips.....visiting from Lake Geneva, WI and...More

Thank DEZW57
00gc, General Manager at El Chorro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so happy to read about your visit to El Chorro and how fantastic your experience was. Our staff works very hard to make sure that each and every dishes are fresh and just right every time. Thank you for dining with us and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have not been here since they remodeled about 11 years ago . Much the same but only better. I first ate here back in the 1970's Wonderful Desert ambiance nestled between two mountains . the food is excellent and the staff is on their...More

Thank Nadinefromdacity
00gc, General Manager at El Chorro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Nadine, the Sticky Buns are everyone's favorite, it's true. We're so glad you enjoyed everything else, as well! We really take pride in all of our menu items, and our service staff. Don't forget you can get our El Chorro Sticky Buns to go, as...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a beautiful restaurant and grounds, we ate outdoors at sunset. Our party of four enjoyed a delicious, well-presented and well-timed dinner; dining as it should be. We had four different dishes, one of the specials. All these ingredients made for a lovely evening.More

Thank daetime
00gc, General Manager at El Chorro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the wonderful review of El Chorro! We've been around longer than just about any other restaurant in Arizona, and we like to think we've had ample time to create the perfect dining experience. Eating local, fresh food while enjoying stunning views is...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Held a welcome reception for our daughters wedding here. Super friendly and attentive staff. Great area for private party in the lawn/patio.More

Thank tough2bcool
00gc, General Manager at El Chorro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing El Chorro for your daughter’s wedding reception ceremony. We are thrilled to know you were impressed with the attentive service provided by our staff and that everything went great. We look forward to welcoming you again in the near future. Warm...More

Reviewed 9 October 2017

The newly renovated El Charro is and impeccable location that all should visit. However the menu is less than spectacular and very pricy....but you are there for the ambiance not the food....evidently. The Trout was proclaimed outstanding by those that chose that item. However the...More

Thank BareboatCaption
00gc, General Manager at El Chorro, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Thank you for being a guest at our restaurant. We are pleased to know you enjoyed our inviting ambience and that you were impressed with the service provided by our staff. However, we are very sorry that you felt your dining experience was not in...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our HH and dinner after Sunset at an outside table. The ambiance of this place is amazing and we have such great memories of each other being there and well taken care of by observant staff!More

Thank BjViking
00gc, General Manager at El Chorro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you for your excellent review, and especially for mentioning that you had a great time sitting outside on our patio. We also appreciate your comments regarding our service staff and will be sure to share it with them. We look forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

El Chorro is a busy but good place to enjoy SouthWestern cuisine. The outdoor terrace is the best place to be for dinner in October. With daytime temperatures in the upper nineties tje evenings are very comfortable. We enjoyed the meal and they an excellent...More

Thank Paul B
00gc, General Manager at El Chorro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2017

Paul, thank you for sharing your dining experience at El Chorro. We do pride ourselves on our warm, inviting dining room - the fireplaces really are wonderful, and the view from our patio cannot be matched. We're so glad that you enjoyed your evening with...More

Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

We went during Arizona restaurant week. The atmosphere was good. Although there were some nice mountain views, the atmosphere also extended beyond that with Spanish influence archicture, lighting ambience, arched entance way, etc. We ate outside on the patio. Food was well prepared and plated....More

Thank kal818
00gc, General Manager at El Chorro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2017

Thank you for the wonderful review of El Chorro! We've been around longer than just about any other restaurant in Arizona, and we like to think we've had ample time to create the perfect dining experience. Eating local, fresh food while enjoying stunning views is...More

Reviewed 29 September 2017

We dined at El Chorro last week for Arizona Restaurant week. I can't imagine many other spots in Phoenix with such a beautiful atmosphere. We were lucky enough to sit on the patio and experience the sunset. We opted for the restaurant week menu with...More

Thank hannankellya
00gc, General Manager at El Chorro, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2017

Thank you for the wonderful review of El Chorro! Eating local, fresh food while enjoying stunning views is our specialty, and we are happy to read that you loved your time with us so much. Thanks for recommending us, and we hope to see you...More

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Marsha S
18 June 2017|
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Response from Bankerwon | Reviewed this property |
Yes I believe there were. Not a big selection but enough. The view is fantastic so it should override the limited veggie option.
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lnewb0ld
30 March 2017|
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Response from Jim L | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure. I would suggest checking their website or calling them directly.
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Daryl D
23 March 2017|
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Response from ErinF2013 | Reviewed this property |
You might be thinking of the Texaz Grill on 16th street. They have great chicken fried steak. I don't the El Chorro has Chicken Fried Steak.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5550 E Lincoln Dr, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253-4120
    (56th Street & Lincoln Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Paradise Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 480-948-5170
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