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El Encanto

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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11044 N Saguaro Blvd, Fountain Hills, AZ 85268-5540
+1 480-837-1070
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Today
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 09:00 - 22:00
Mon - Tue 11:00 - 22:00
Wed 10:30 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Vancouver, Canada
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85 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When arriving in the early evening, we were greeted by a group of employees all hanging out together, talking and giggling. The restaurant was near empty yet we were seated next to the area where the employees all seem to -loudly- congregate, maybe it's right by the kitchen... couldn't quite see but certainly hear. When the waitress (I had the... More 

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Thank Sandmonster2014
Spring Green, Wisconsin
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have eaten here a number of times and have never been disappointed. The service is always tops (even in busy times) and the food good. It's a bit on the heavy side with cheese, but always flavorful...and good rice. But if you are looking for the real thing take a ride to the west side to Tortas el Rey... More 

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alberta
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80 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

When we arrived the restaurant was busy, but we didn't have long to wait for a table. Our server was friendly and quickly brought over water, chips and dip. We had the special, seafood burritto,......absolutely delicious, really liked the green sauce. Had the house margarita......also very good. We enjoyed our meal and will go back.

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Fountain Hills, Arizona
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

This place has such good mexican food. Chips and salsa are always fresh and i personally love the enchiladas!!. My girlfriend always has the fundido burrito. LOOKS SO GOOD TOO.

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Thank Mary Ann S
Fountain Hills, Arizona
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78 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Service is friendly and casual. Food is average. Music on weekends adds to the ambiance, but is not exceptional.

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Thank 418billn
Fountain Hills, Arizona
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

I live in Fountain Hills and love El Encanto. Every time I have been there to eat, the food and service have been fabulous, always fast, very hot. The people who work there are very customer oriented and friendly too! Prices are extremely reasonable for the amount of food you receive. I always end up bringing home a portion for... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Went there with family and friends. We had made a reservation but still had to wait 10-15 mins for our table. After we sat down, we had to wait another 10 minutes for the waiter to come to our table. I asked for water, just water. It took 3 reminders to the waiting staff and another 15 minutes to get... More 

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

If you are in the Fountain Hills area definitely check out this wonderful Mexican restaurant. My son and I arrived on our travel day from the east coast very hungry. The food was so delicious. Monday night was seafood enchilada night and that is what I ordered. He had a chicken chimichanga. Food was fresh and authentic and just so... More 

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michigan
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We've been here several times over the last few years and generally the food is pretty good and the atmosphere is nice. However, this time I was quite surprised when I got my bill and EVERYTHING cost extra. My waiter asked if I wanted red sauce or green sauce on my burro. I chose red. My bill showed an extra... More 

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Fountain Hills, Arizona
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

We enjoy going to El Encanto when we get that irresistible urge for Mexican food and fortunately it is right up the street from home. Margaritas are very good! Their Salsa is not my favorite. I order the Pollo Fundido (smaller portion) and it is delicious! My husband loves the chicken enchiladas. I have also enjoyed the shrimp tacos. Inside... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11044 N Saguaro Blvd, Fountain Hills, AZ 85268-5540
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Fountain Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 480-837-1070

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