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El Sombrero

) #253 of 1,959 Restaurants in Abu Dhabi ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Mexican
Corniche Road | Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort, Abu Dhabi 640, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 697 0238
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (10 reviews)
“fajitas” (19 reviews)
“mexican food” (30 reviews)
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Corniche Road | Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort, Abu Dhabi 640, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Low quality of lamb and chicken on a Friday brunch and very loud environment to the way you need to shout and scream for the person next to you so you can hear each other ... I would suggest them to turn the place to...More

Thank Fadi H
ManagerSheratonAUH, Manager at El Sombrero, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to share your opinion about our El Sombrero restaurant. I was disappointed to learn that you did not have a good time during our All You Can Eat night on Friday. Indeed, the environment of the restaurant is...More

Reviewed 2 May 2017

Overall the atmosphere is always good! The live music is nice. Staff is super friendly and they recognize you, when you come often. The food is always amazing. I really enjoy each time I am at Sombrero wether its with my partner, friends or family.

Thank AJM361
Reviewed 2 April 2017

i stepped in the restaurant without a reservation since it wasnt planned. They have a set menu on fridays and when we asked staff were helpful with vegeterian options. they also had unlimited yummy margaritas and it was an amazing night to spend

Thank jessicaalain
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We enjoyed el Sombrero during our Sheraton stay. The children received a nice goody bag. The favorite was the lime soup.

Thank Jenny P
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

This place used to be AMAZING! It was delicious and my favorite spot. It completely went down the drain. I went for Friday brunch and now they just bring you random plates of food. When you ask for certain things they get super annoyed or...More

Thank Kara F
ManagerSheratonAUH, General Manager at El Sombrero, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. It is always hard to see a regular guest being disappointed with his experience. I am sorry to hear that we failed to satisfy your expectations on this particular occasion considering the fact that El Sombrero used to...More

Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

I use to love this place, it was by far my favorite place in Abu Dhabi but the place has completely gone down hill. I went there for the Friday night brunch with about 20 people for a birthday celebration. Before they offered a menu...More

Thank Chrissy V
ManagerSheratonAUH, General Manager at El Sombrero, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting your review. Needless to say, I was very disappointed to read the comments about your recent experience in El Sombrero. Especially since you mention that you have been a regular customer. I have addressed your concerns with the team...More

Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

We've been craving for mexican food for few days already, so we have decided to try El Sombrero restaurant in a not so busy day. As soon as we arrived, a warm smile welcomed us by their accommodating staff , and a special mention to...More

2  Thank kitotsky
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This is a great restaurant with a fantastic band and wonderful food and service - great Margaritas and everything you would expect from a good restaurant that knows what they are doing.

2  Thank Peteski2016
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We planned to go out for brunch and we found the perfect spot. We were a little skeptical about it after reading some mixed reviews but it's the only place that does evening brunch, so we gave it a try. There is a trio of...More

2  Thank LordTripper
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We have come here many times and while the margaritas are good, no amount of them can disguise the fact that the food is below average. Service has always been good and atmosphere and live music also good, if a touch dominating for a room...More

Thank Mabel_Gripper
ManagerSheratonAUH, General Manager at El Sombrero, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2017

Dear Mabel, Thank you for sharing your feedback. It is very disappointing to hear that you did not enjoy your most recent visit to El Sombrero as much as your previous ones. I immediately reviewed the details of your dinner with the restaurant manager and...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 70
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
18:00 - 00:30
18:00 - 00:30
18:00 - 00:30
18:00 - 00:30
18:00 - 00:30
18:00 - 00:30
18:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corniche Road | Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort, Abu Dhabi 640, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 2 697 0238
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Spice up your nights with great Mexican food and lively South American music. Serving the authentic flavours of Mexico such as fajitas, chimichangas, tacos and enchiladas, El Sombrero is a firm favourite amongst Abu Dhabi's residents. Live entertainment: Sun - Fri. Happy hour: 6pm - 8pm, Mon - Wed.
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