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El Sombrerito

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111 Spring Creek Road, East Peoria, IL 61611
+1 309-698-9898
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Washington, Illinois
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106 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

This is where we usually go when we want Mexican food. Service was good and the food was good. The margarita machine was not freezing well that day but otherwise it was good.

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East Peoria, Illinois
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Excellent value. Quick service. Good good. Friendly atmosphere. Fun place. Family friendly. Outdoor patio.

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Thank Becky A
East Peoria, Illinois
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016

Great lunch, quick and hot. The chilaquiles are fantastic. If you don't know what they are, ask Lorena or one of the other servers to describe them.

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Thank GaryM67
East Peoria, Illinois
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155 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

Had a business lunch and the food was fabulously yummy! The service was quick and friendly! We were able to sit in a booth in the corner and discuss business confidentially with very few interruptions. I will definitely be back for lunch!

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East Peoria, Illinois
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155 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

My kids love it, my wife loves it and I love Sombrerito! Service is always friendly and the food is always hot. Its close to home and very affordable for a family of 6! We go at least twice a month. I go for lunch about 3 times a month.

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Thank DrBret
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2014 via mobile

Read the reviews, decided to try it while in town. Should have stayed home and had a patio TV dinner. The food had very little texmex or even old Mexico flavor. The cheese sauce tasted like it was made with velveeta!Yes, the portions were large but who cares if the food isn't good.

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Thank Kristy H
East Peoria, Illinois, United States
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56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2013

I like El Somberito because it is the closest restaurant to my house. They have the best Texas fajitas you will find(besides Lorena's in East Peoria which is owned by the same lady). The portions are always very generous and they are super fast in waiting on you and getting your food to you.

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Thank Robbie S
seg82
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61 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2012 via mobile

We have yet to have a bad meal here. The food is fresh, and the portions are generous. Somberito is one of the best Mexican restaurants in the Peoria area!

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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2011

Always enjoy eating outside on the patio on a nice evening. All their combo plates are good, especially the ones with enchiladas. Try their Grilled Chicken Salad, too.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Cuisine
Mexican
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 Spring Creek Road, East Peoria, IL 61611
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  East Peoria
  • Phone Number: +1 309-698-9898

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