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El Sombrero Mexican

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236 Merchants Way, Cornelia, GA 30531-4706
+1 706-894-2556
11:00 - 10:00
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Sun 12:00 - 10:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 10:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 10:30
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Gainesville, Georgia
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

I went with my daughter and grandson to eat there last week. It was not a good night. The food was cold and the service wasn't any good either. And they weren't that busy. My beans were ice cold and my fajitas were not even sizzling in the dish. Couldn't even eat it. But they didn't seem to care or... More 

Thank Soccermom1377
Woodbine, Georgia
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

I usually meet friends here for lunch when I am in town. The last couple times we ate here, the food was definitely 'less impressive'. One of my usual add on's is the 'chile relleno'. Apparently the El Sombrero cooks don't know a poblano from a plain green 'bell' pepper because on my last visit I got a horizontally cut... More 

Thank roadqueen08
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73 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

don't always like the American spin on Mexican food -- would prefer authentic. but the was a good treat to the average Mexican restaurants around. ate the Acapulco cheese steak and substituted for chicken. very well prepared. good service and reasonably priced.

Thank randy w
Clarkesville, Georgia
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Food is very good. Salsa is the best! Varied selection, and price range is wide, making it affordable for most budgets.

Thank tbennett633
Clarkesville, Georgia
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49 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

We ate lunch here today and the food was above average plus the salsa was very good. When our waiter came , he acted if he was mad because he had to wait on us, he took our drink order when he returned with our drinks he took our food order. The food was far above average. I would have... More 

Thank Affen8
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Surprising place, cheap and good, chimichangas and Texas Fajitas were excellent, we had a pitch of Margarita that was amazing, absolutely recommended

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Cornelia, Georgia, United States
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

This restaurant fell off for a while, but it is back up in quality. Typical Mexican fare. Well seasoned and ample portions. Good value.

Thank Bill M
Atlanta, Georgia
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87 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

The food was superb, but our server essentially vanished once our food waa at our table.Server never asked hhow we doing, did we need more water, etc. We will definitely return and just hope we get a more attentive server

Thank Bill P
Clearwater, Florida
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6 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

We were disappointed with our dinner. We love Mexican food and frequent such restaurants in Florida. We were in town for College visit with our son. We stopped for dinner and were very disappointed with the food quality, and most of all, when the cashier quoted us three different prices for our dinner! (Common, simple math that we could do... More 

Thank SoccerDad7
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63 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

I always go with the sombrero cheese steak. Loaded with cheese sauce! Their salsa isn't my favorite but others I know like it. And good sweet tea!

Thank Drew G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 10:00
11:00 - 10:00
11:00 - 10:00
11:00 - 10:00
11:00 - 10:00
11:00 - 10:30
11:00 - 10:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 236 Merchants Way, Cornelia, GA 30531-4706
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Cornelia
  • Phone Number: +1 706-894-2556

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