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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” (60 reviews)
“sticky buns” (143 reviews)
“beef stroganoff” (19 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
5550 E Lincoln Dr, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253-4120
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We love this throwback restaurant, though my husband preferred it prior to renovation. It's a gorgeous indoor/outdoor environment with a hopping bar and atmosphere. Stick to their core grilled menu and good wine list for a lovely evening.More

Thank Amy M
00gc, General Manager at El Chorro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Amy, we are so happy to read about your visit to El Chorro and how fantastic your experience was! Our culinary staff works very hard to make sure that each and every one of our dishes is new, fresh, and just right every time, and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food and service. Lovely open air setting.Shared Appetizers were delicious. All entrees were cooked as requested and delicious from fish to chicken to steak. Service was wonderful.More

Thank TwoTravelers245
00gc, General Manager at El Chorro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the wonderful review of El Chorro. We are happy that your experience at the restaurant was fantastic and that the food was to your liking. Our chefs love to delight the taste buds of our guests, and they will be happy to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I've dined here for both dinner and brunch. perfect place to entertain and get a flavor of an Arizona setting with it's beautiful outdoor patio. I had an out of town guest and before they left, I thought to make an Open Table Brunch 9:15...More

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

We were so happy to read about your recent visit to El Chorro and how fantastic your experience was. Our culinary staff works very hard to make sure that each and every one of our dishes is new, fresh, and just right every time, and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

If you would like dinner at an elegant, old AZ institution, this is the place. The setting is magnificent. The outdoor patio is truly a perfect setting for an impressive dinner. The indoor setting is equally impressive and gives the feeling of the 1940s --...More

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

Thanks so much for your very kind review. We're so glad you enjoyed our beautiful restaurant and stellar service provided by Joseph and team. Please return soon and give our menu another try. We know you will have a wonderful experience. Thank you, and we...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good point is outdoor patio is beautiful with a number of fire places and plenty of heaters around tables to keep everyone comfortable. We arrived at 8:45pm on a week night and you’d thought we walked in at 9:55 (they close at 10). Very few...More

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

Thank you so much for dining with us. We are sorry for the issues you experienced with our service staff and for their lack of attention. We will address this with our team and ensure that they are treating all guests with maximum consideration. Thank...More

Reviewed 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 5 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 25 October 2017

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 26 October 2017

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 21 October 2017

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 22 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 16 October 2017 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 17 October 2017

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

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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
US$21 - US$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
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Kids
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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