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El Sombrero Restaurant

527 Bridge St NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504-5337
+1 616-451-4290
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good25%
  • Average25%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible12%
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“hot veggies” (2 reviews)
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527 Bridge St NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504-5337
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Reviewed 23 February 2018

Been eating at El Sombrero since the 70's. Always great food! They have been owned by the same family since 1972. Love their burritos wet or dry. The Hot Veggies are the best and go great with any dish especially a Bean and cheese plate...More

Thank kjseeley
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Checked out my review of August 2012 and here it is 5 years later and it's still consistently good. Just ordered takeout and it was as good as it's always been.

Thank Michelle C
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

If you go, plan to spend an average of $10 per person. I opted for a Wet burrito with beans and side of chips $10.60. The sauce is similar to an Enchilada sauce with a cumin flavor and slightly spicy. Expected more meat/bean inside. Wet...More

Thank barrelracermom
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I absolutely LOVE their meat and bean plate. You can get it any way you want it, and you eat it all with chips. So delicious and filling and good. I could eat it every day.

Thank Kristi H
Reviewed 22 June 2016

I often walk the 3 blocks from my office to pick up lunch at the place known affectionately as "The Hat". I usually get the chicken taco salad. It has a layer of warm spicy sauced chicken, a layer of cheese and a topping of...More

Thank mcklshirey
Reviewed 22 January 2016

Dropped by here after a dissatisfying experience at a nearby bar/restaurant. The counter gal was less than hospitable. Ooh, tamales! She mumbled something. Pardon me? No chicken tamales? No tamales at all. I asked for a description of the "chips and cheese." It sounded pretty...More

Thank Karen D
Reviewed 28 August 2015

This place was ok. Their salsa that comes with the meal (even on takeout) was pretty spicy. I had the spinach burrito and it was pretty good. I did appreciate that they were open late.

Thank Doria S
Reviewed 5 March 2015

My son’s organization had a fundraiser through El Sombrero Restaurant and one of the wet burritos that were bought had a pen in it. When I called the owner and explained what had happened his words were “I’m sorry but things happen”. I paused and...More

Thank Dan D
Reviewed 29 September 2014

This location is a staple in Grand Rapids, Michigan Area, Tamales are a good choice, pork or chicken either one is tasty, I go for Taco's on a corn shell, flour is a good back up, the enchilada sauce is great tasting for the wet...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 7 April 2013

I have been ordering the Dry Bubba ( Dry Burrito) for the past 5 years every month and every time it tastes amazing. The beans taste amazing which makes the burrito so much better! The customer service is great and fast. They also have take...More

Thank APtraveler T
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11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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  • Address: 527 Bridge St NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504-5337
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kent County  >  Grand Rapids
  • Phone Number: +1 616-451-4290
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