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El Sombrero Mexican Grill & Bar

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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4646 Forsyth Rd, Macon, GA 31210-4464
+1 478-257-6617
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Tiffin, Ohio, United States
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31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best Mexican food in Macon area. Make sure to try the chunky guacamole and Pollo Tropical Tacos. Restaurant is usually cold so take a jacket!

Thank Andrea M
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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58 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

This place is a little dark, slightly sketchy.....just as a good mexican place should be! The salsa is homemade. The service is great and all is reasonably priced.

Thank Sherri S
Beechgrove, Tennessee
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361 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

We ate here some time back and since we were passing through Macon again, decided to try El Sombrero again. My wife had the Sopa de Pollo (Chicken Soup) and liked it, but was not enamored with the cilantro in it. I had the Steak Fajitas and while it was good, it was not as good as I remembered from... More 

Macon, Georgia
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Nothing like El Sombrero's on a lunch break man. Such a relaxing environment and Lazlo is the ebst and funniest server ever! He remembers your meals, your drinks, and face over time and truly just has a great personality. The food is my fave! Always hot, always delicious and as a San Diego native, always Mexican :-*

Thank EnkogNeato
Norton Shores, Michigan
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171 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We were traveling through and someone suggested this place. The food was excellent. While we waited the waitress brought us free chips and salsa. The salsa was freshly made and had excellent flavor. There was just enough spice and heat to make it fun to eat and yet not too hard on the stomach. I had a chicken fajita quesadilla... More 

Thank greenjackie
Macon, Georgia, United States
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

The food and drinks are consistently good. This is the most popular Mexican Restaurant in Macon. Expect a wait especially on Friday nights. Everyone I know has their own favorite dish here. You typically cannot go wrong with whatever you order.

Thank Melinda O
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Ordered kids meal two entrees the good was hot and delicious. Server was 👍. Will return with family again. Very nice atmosphere lots of seating. Parking can be troublesome but that's more of a location issue.

Thank Shyne A
Macon, Georgia
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82 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We always enjoy our visit to El Sombrero. Good service, great food and always a good crowd. They are a good supporter of the Macon Cherry Blossom.

Thank Steve R
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Born & raised in Macon, I have grown up el som. Now living out of the continental United States, I look forward to coming home to el sombrero. Their chips and salsa, salsa verde, and classic guacamole cannot be competed with. Coming from someone who has traveled nation-- and world wide-- it's the best!!! Paula and Ernesto, the owners, have... More 

Thank Sydney C
Macon, Georgia
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

This is a very popular local Mexican restaurant in Macon. Almost always crowded and suitable for family or group events. Fine for couples and small groups but not upscale or romantic. Service always good and efficient !

Thank jmkmd2014

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4646 Forsyth Rd, Macon, GA 31210-4464
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Macon
  • Phone Number: +1 478-257-6617

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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?