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El Chorro

5550 E Lincoln Dr, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253-4120
+1 480-948-5170
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“sticky buns” (133 reviews)
“trout” (23 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
DETAILS
5550 E Lincoln Dr, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253-4120
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141 - 150 of 551 reviews

Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

Great Happy Hour on Patio with a very attentive waiter. Sun provided the Set.Great place to meet and talk. Apps were all good!More

Thank Patti D
ManagerX1, General Manager at El Chorro, responded to this review

Always welcomed and rarely missed, happy hour is a constant bright spot on the busy schedules of many. Whether you have survived an exceptionally taxing day at the office or are simply catching up with friends, happy hour is the perfect end to your day,...More

Reviewed 26 March 2016

Loved the outside area of this restaurant! We came for Happy Hour and found 4 stools facing the bar. It is a Friday and we arrived at 4:00. The bartender Alec was friendly and helped with any questions we had. We ordered 4 Margarita's, very...More

Thank TennisgalGreenBay_WI
ManagerX1, General Manager at El Chorro, responded to this review

We are so glad to hear about your positive experience at El Chorro, especially about the food & beverages we served. Our mixologists work very hard to produce truly unique and delicious drinks, and the beverage you relished is definitely a favorite. We are thrilled...More

Reviewed 24 March 2016

We often stop here with friends for their happy hour. The atmosphere is great and usually lots of seating outside.More

Thank Dan M
ManagerX1, General Manager at El Chorro, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely remarks about El Chorro. We've gone to great lengths to make our dining area as inviting and cozy as possible, and I'm so glad you found the ambiance so enjoyable. I agree that one of the most special things about...More

Reviewed 23 March 2016

We have been here once before and it did not fail to live up to our expectations. The location is very interesting; the food was well worth the wait; and our friends made for an excellent dining experience. This is a destination with beautiful mountain...More

Thank George C
ManagerX1, General Manager at El Chorro, responded to this review

Thank you for the excellent review of El Chorro. We are glad that we were able to live up to your expectations once again, and we greatly appreciate your nice comments about our location and food. Thank you for letting us know about your great...More

Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

Perfect setting with a view of the mountains, great weather for outdoor seating and we hadn't even seen the menu yet. Our waitress was great, the sticky buns were delicious. My wife enjoyed her trout almandine, and I had the best wild salmon I've ever...More

Thank Doug L
ManagerX1, General Manager at El Chorro, responded to this review

Thank you for the great remarks about the El Chorro and most importantly our ambiance. Our goal is to provide a friendly, cozy, rustic and comfortable dining experience for everyone, and I am so happy that you found it to your liking. I am also...More

Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

Nice to dine outside with beautiful view of courtyard and Camelback Mountain. Brunch dishes are typical but with a southwest flair. Sticky buns are an absolute must!More

Thank Kabob A
ManagerX1, General Manager at El Chorro, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to post such positive comments about your experience at El Chorro. Many people choose us for our beautiful & scenic views and we really feel that our location is one of our best assets. Like all of...More

Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

We drove past here a dozen times without knowing what lay behind the walls during our stay in Scottsdale. Friends enlightened us so we tried it. I had a wonderful Corvina fish and my husband ordered Caesar salad and a side of Mac and lobster....More

Thank activenretired
ManagerX1, General Manager at El Chorro, responded to this review

Thank you for dining at El Chorro and leaving such a kind review. Our dishes are prepared with fresh, local ingredients and given a unique touch by our Chef, and I am delighted to hear you relished the food we served as well as our...More

Reviewed 15 March 2016

Since I could walk there easily, it would have been nice if they could figure out how to match the food with the views and sunsets, but they just don't seem capable of pulling in a chef who knows how to prepare food. Food is...More

Thank jtimbo
ManagerX1, General Manager at El Chorro, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your detailed comments with us. It is disappointing to hear that you were dissatisfied with your meal. Our food is lovingly prepared, and generally well received by our guests, however I am sorry that it didn't meet your expectations. Please know...More

Reviewed 9 March 2016

The food here is always excellent. The servers are also very good. Fun and energetic place to eat. Make your reservations early because it is a busy place.More

1  Thank speaksmem
ManagerX1, General Manager at El Chorro, responded to this review

Thank you for dining at El Chorro and for the terrific remarks. We are passionate about offering ingredients and dishes that are local to this region, and we are delighted to read that you relished the food we served. I am also glad to read...More

Reviewed 8 March 2016

Part of a party of 40, we were directed to our private lower patio area with beautifully set tables and gas heaters to cut the evening chill. There was a welcome fireplace and a few seats to gather around it, it was a coveted spot....More

Thank Cheryl T
ManagerX1, General Manager at El Chorro, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely remarks about your recent group visit to El Chorro. We have gone to great lengths to make our dining arrangements as inviting and cozy as possible, and I am so glad you found the ambiance extremely enjoyable. I agree that...More

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lnewb0ld
what time and what days are the happy hours??????----inside or outside?????
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
Me and my golf buddies made a couple of trips here back in the 90's and I remembered it for its chicken fried steak??? It was the size of the plate with unbelievable cream gravy and mashed potatoes? Am I thinking of the wrong restaurant? I could swear it was here? I'm bringing kids for family reunion.
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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HappytobeinAZ
Is the gluten free food prepared separately or is there the usual contamination in prep areas?? My daughter has serious issues.
9 July 2016|
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Response from jimcor317 | Reviewed this property |
I understand your question as my daughter is celiac. You best query the chef.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 50
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
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
  • E-mail