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el sombrero

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1700 N County Road 25a, Troy, OH 45373-1321
+1 937-339-2100
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been going to El Sombrero for years and consider it the Mexican restaurant we judge others by . The food is the best Mexican that we know of , and eat there whenever we can . The staff is friendly , the beer is cold , and the food is awesome , win , win , win !!!... More 

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Thank Robert S
Saint Paris, Ohio
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service was alright though we had to wait awhile to get our check. I got a chicken burrito instead of the beef that I ordered. I got the correct one in a matter of minutes. My burrito was huge and had to take the last third home. My wife loved her chicken salad. All in all despite the problems, we... More 

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Thank Skipper1949545
Dayton, Ohio
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90 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

First time visit. Decent menu variety. I really like that you have a choice of beans as a side whole pinto or black beans or refried versions of those. I chose Diabla, $10.95, with chicken because I was in the mood for something spicy. I thought that it was very tasty, and it did have a kick to it. The... More 

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Thank Mike Z
Orange, Virginia
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89 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Family here for lunch. All of our food was great - from the chips and salsa, our taco and enchlada entree's to the sopapilla's. Loved it.

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Thank Montvue
Troy, Ohio
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68 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

While not the public's favorite Mexican restaurant in Troy/Piqua it is certainly mine. The salsa is my all-time favorite, great cilantro to a perfect fresh tomato salsa. Ruben, the owner manager gives back to the community feeding literally hundreds and hundreds of people each Thanksgiving at no cost to his guests. We love the pollo ala crema and the chalupas.... More 

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1 Thank mail452
Ohio
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55 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

El Sombrero is the best Mexican food anywhere! We eat here probably at least once a month. Not only is the food the best, there are so many choices, the prices are so reasonable, and the portions are big. Plus, the owner supports the community every year with a free Thanksgiving dinner. What an amazing individual.

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1 Thank CaliforniaGirl2
South Bend, Indiana
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38 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

There are a limited number of resturants in town. And by that measure its not bad. But if you are just passing through the area and have experienced many different Mexican resturants, this place ranks just below a big box chain Mexican resturant like Don Pablos. I had Traditional Chile Rellenos. The menu warns there may be seed in the... More 

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Thank neonlime
Ohio
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163 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

There are several Mexican restaurants in Troy, but El Sombrero is by far the best. The mild salsa is flavorful and mild, absolutely the best salsa you can find. Service is great and food is very reasonably priced. The combination platters come with rice and beans. The rice isn't spicy, which I like, and the beans have melted cheese on... More 

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Thank BennyMom
Troy, Ohio
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42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016

The food is always good and friendly service. The restaurant is dated. I would go back again. Great chips and salsa. Ample parking.

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Thank Grace W
Tipp City, Ohio
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280 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016

We go here all the time. I can't believe I have never written a review before. It is always authentic and good. I almost always get "Arroz con pollo" or the tamale dinner. Both are excellent. I had the tamale dinner last night, and just raved about it with my dinner guests. It comes with rice and delicious black beans.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 15
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1700 N County Road 25a, Troy, OH 45373-1321
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Troy
  • Phone Number: +1 937-339-2100

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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?