We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

El Sombrero Mexican Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
4 W Oak St, Walla Walla, WA 99362-1834
+1 509-522-4984
Website
Today
11:00 - 23:00
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

163 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 163: English reviews
Albany, Oregon
Level Contributor
74 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Prompt service even though they were busy, good food, reasonable prices, and the ability to make our order smaller...all things that we liked at this place of eating. We also appreciated being able to take an order out with us to the motel.

Helpful?
Thank Jeanier34
Vancouver, United States
Level Contributor
64 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, and you have to order the Fish Bowl drinks. They are amazing. But be carefull, might be something you want to share with someone!

Helpful?
Thank Sarah C
Jacksonville, Texas
Level Contributor
75 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I happened to stay at the BW hotel across the street from restaurant. While the food was mediocre the waitress was very good. However the entire experience was marred by someone at the restaurant scanning my credit card with the resulting charges coming from the country of Columbia. The card has since been canceled but the staff or at least... More 

Helpful?
Thank GlideDon
Level Contributor
13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The locals love this place because of the booze and cheep food. There are few places for the locals to dine as everything is overpriced in Walla Walla. The tortillas are store bought and so is, the slasa, sauces, canned cheese , prepackaged chips, and mystery meat. We still have no idea what the meat was. It was the absolute... More 

Helpful?
Thank anj c
Walla Walla, Washington
Level Contributor
16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've lived and eaten Mexican food in Mexico, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and California .... This place is the best. Try the Carne Asada with a margarita, of course. If you want to take eating to another tasty level, have another meal at the La Manarca taco truck on Rose St.

Helpful?
Thank skippernichols
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Eaten here many times. Food is always good. Salsa seems to depend on the cook prepping it. Sometimes its very spicy and sometimes quite mild.

Helpful?
Thank Melva H
Fullerton, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We were traveling on Highway 12 to visit relatives, and it was past 7:30 when we decided that we should stop for some dinner in Walla Walla. We pulled off at the downtown exit and almost immediately passed El Sombrero. When we walked in, we were impressed with both the decor and the prompt service. I ordered the arroz con... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Linda O
Bellingham, Washington
Level Contributor
98 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

First time visit for us. They had standard Mexican fare and some specials. Food came out pretty quickly and was hot, which we appreciated. Food was pretty good. Would have rated them a little higher but one member of our party got nausea and abdominal cramps that night.

Helpful?
Thank Bellinghamster64
Fall City, Washington
Level Contributor
29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Typical Mexican restaurant. This si a fst food place. Food quality Ok, nothing special. Big portons, little taste, would not go back

Helpful?
Thank FallCityGuy
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Always great food and great service. The atmosphere is very good. They welcome you as soon as you walk through the door. Very unique in side. If in stop and see for yourself

Helpful?
Thank Carol J S

Travellers who viewed El Sombrero Mexican Restaurant also viewed

 

Been to El Sombrero Mexican Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 W Oak St, Walla Walla, WA 99362-1834
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Walla Walla
  • Phone Number: +1 509-522-4984

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from El Sombrero Mexican Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?