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El Sombrero

) #18 of 48 Restaurants in Palmetto $$ - $$$ Mexican,
1330 10th St E, Palmetto, FL 34221-4136
+1 941-729-0700
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good40%
  • Average14%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible5%
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“taco” (13 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
1330 10th St E, Palmetto, FL 34221-4136
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chips were great, salsa was great, tacos were great, burrito was great. Nothing to complain about! The servers were just a tiny bit slow, but just because they weren't hanging on our every move the whole time. Which is fine by me. We'll go back,...More

Thank Johanna D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After reading some reviews on this and other sites, I decided to give their Taco Tuesday a try. The $1 price for a Tuesday taco was an additional incentive. I dont know whether this was an "off night," an apprentice taco chef or whether previous...More

Thank URKiddinMee
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Good prices, friendly wait staff, good food! Margaritas are $2.50 all day every day. Best Mexican food I've had in this area.

Thank Mtstarnes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Tried again to go here because they are always offering discounts and specials to get people in the door. But this time just walked out and WILL NOT RETURN. Once you finally get seated you still wait to get any service. Only two other tables...More

Thank Carol G
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Don't let the exterior of El Sombrero deter you from heading there ASAP! It is an incredible restaurant with nice servers and authentic Mexican Food - the best in the area! The night we were there, they had a buffet but I didn't see one...More

Thank JeffnEdie
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Went for the Thursday buffet & $2.50 margaritas. Good food & drinks. Was initially disappointed by only 7-8 selections at the buffet, then realized they keep coming out with new, different stuff every 10-15 minutes. Had my first Churro to top it off.

Thank billremer
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

The tacos were great for just a buck a piece and the margaritas were wonderful I will be returning. The servers were there to your table before even having to ask for them. The quality of the food and service is way beyond what you...More

Thank candacel999
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Don't be fooled by the outside of the restaurant because the inside is awesome. Beautifully colored chairs and loads of decorations which give you a feel of being in Mexico. The restaurant is very large inside, which means it's also good for large groups. We...More

Thank Beth E
Reviewed 13 February 2017

You can't judge a restaurant by its exterior. The bright, detailed painted booths, tables & chairs plus the mural painting on the ductwork all lend to a festive, cheerful dining atmosphere. The salsa contains cilantro (a favorite of mine!) & they serve a large portion...More

Thank cathyporter50
Reviewed 28 January 2017

My wife and I visited El Sombrero's today for lunch. My golf friends recommended the place. It didn't disappoint. Great food, strong margaritas and cold draft beer.

Thank Rodney A
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Nearby Attractions
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Patt M
When is your happy hour on Saturdays
29 January 2017|
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Response from Rodney A | Reviewed this property |
This I don't know, but the Margaritas are strong and cheap. I was there on a Friday afternoon.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1330 10th St E, Palmetto, FL 34221-4136
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Palmetto
  • Phone Number: +1 941-729-0700
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