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fountain square blvd, 16848 Avenue of the Fountains, Fountain Hills, AZ 85268
+1 480-816-5316
09:00 - 21:00
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Sun 09:00 - 20:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat 09:00 - 21:00
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Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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112 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The menu is eclectic. The best thing we had was the fried calamari. It was light and tender and served with three choices of sauces.

Thank Christine S
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177 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped on a whim. Initially service started slow but once they realized we were there they stepped it up. We ordered the guacamole which was fresh but lacking any real flavor. Needed a kick of jalepeno and some salt, garlic, and lime to really be authentic. It was presented beautifully! A real delight to the eye. Now if only the... More 

Thank mruggier0
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an interesting restaurant. Intimate. The food is fabulous. this is a Latin fusion place with personality. I had tacos and a skinny Margarita. Outdoor seating. Parking is limited.

Thank Wilma W
Spring Green, Wisconsin
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stopped for lunch. Great soup, large fresh sandwiches, good drinks. Pet friendly, ad Daisy loved the treats she got. Great service.

Thank Bear53588
Tustin, California
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160 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

I stopped here for a late lunch and the small plates were perfect for saving room for dinner. The wait staff were friendly and had some great recommendations. The restaurant is small, but being between lunch and dinner, there were only a couple other tables occupied. I can imagine this place fills up quickly at happy hour.

Thank glen p
Phoenix, Arizona
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101 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

We had just finished up a backpack on Passage 21 of the Arizona Trail so we were hungry. I've been here before and like the Spanish flare so we stopped in. Service was a little slow considering there was hardly anyone else dining at the time. The water was absolutely AWFUL! even the diet coke tasted bad. However, my coconut... More 

Thank tibber55
Fountain Hills, Arizona
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We were here a few months ago and it just OK! Service lacking and food somewhat OK. Will not be going back.

Thank rita M
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Sofrita is a truely Mexican stop. Lots of menu choices that come right from the Mexican kitchen. Small and kinda noisy when it is full.. maybe 8 tables. There are tables in front to the restaurant outside. Good Mexican beer in bottles and on tap. Friendly waitresses. Some food comes on wood planks. My wife likes those choices.

Thank Jim B
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

We came here one evening and had to search to find the front entrance. We had a handicap individual with us and had to ask how to get her into the restaurant. It was a side door with a wood ramp. Once in, it was very small. It was happy hour but they still charged $3.00 for a very small... More 

Thank DiscTrav77
Berrien Springs, Michigan
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

We lunched at this cozy little cafe and loved the braised romaine and salmon salad. But I couldn't resist ordering the mushroom tacos as well. This is a great place for vegetarians even though the menu is not limited to vegetarian fare. The atmosphere and service are warm and inviting--and you have to check out the restroom--I'll leave it at... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: fountain square blvd, 16848 Avenue of the Fountains, Fountain Hills, AZ 85268
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Fountain Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 480-816-5316

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?