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El Chorro

5550 E Lincoln Dr, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253-4120
+1 480-948-5170
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (54 reviews)
“sticky buns” (143 reviews)
“beef stroganoff” (20 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
5550 E Lincoln Dr, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253-4120
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1 - 10 of 589 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

The restaurant has an excellent location but that does not overcome sub par food , lousy service and an arrogant management . It was painfully obvious that as a visitor , in my opinion , you are not going to be treated very well. From...More

Thank mike1300
Reviewed 1 week ago

Special Christmas Dinner! Four pre-selected menu entries!!! Great wine selection! Had a vegan in our party and chef prepared a special entrie for him! Nate took very good care of us, recommend highly!More

Thank rd22015
00gc, General Manager at El Chorro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for choosing El Chorro for your Christmas celebration. We are happy to know you had an outstanding dining experience with us. Your compliments will be shared with Nate and also with our entire staff, for a job well done. We appreciate your feedback...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second visit to El Chorro in about 6 months, We got to sit outside by a fireplace and had a wonderful meal. The highlight was our server Denise who really knew her wine and was super attentive. She really made the evening...More

Thank Scott T
00gc, General Manager at El Chorro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Scott, thank you for the wonderful review of El Chorro. We love it when guests return because their previous visit was so great. Your compliments will be shared with Denise and also with our entire staff, for a job well done. We appreciate your feedback...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First, even with our reservation, the hostess tried to sit us at a table away from the heaters on a cool night. Despite there being plenty of open tables near heaters, when we asked to be moved to a warmer table, we were given an...More

1  Thank thefunwifey
00gc, Manager at El Chorro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear thefunwifey, Thank you for dining with us. We appreciate your honest feedback, and we will certainly take your thoughts into consideration. However, please know it is never our intention to mislead our guests with regard to our prices. We stand by Market Prices and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last night my husband and I introduced four friends to El Chorro, telling them that it was an iconic Arizona landmark that they did not want to miss. We golfed together and then went to El Chorro for happy hour and for the wonderful views...More

1  Thank Pamela P
00gc, Manager at El Chorro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Pamela P, thank you for choosing to dine with us and for introducing your friends to our restaurant. We would like to offer you our sincerest apologies for the poor welcome and service from some of our team members. We were particularly disappointed to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful venue, but inexcusable, sloppy mistakes with their food. I would have only given 1 star if they didn’t do the right thing, which was comp our meal. My husband and I went out for dinner on Christmas Day. I spent a lot of time...More

Thank Lisa Z
00gc, Manager at El Chorro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Lisa Z, We were sorry to read your Christmas Day review. Considering the time the server and I spent at your table trying to satisfy your needs we felt it did not reflect the true experience of El Chorro on a holiday, or for...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have enjoyed El Chorro for the past few years. That is why we felt comfortable booking our 2017 Christmas Day reservation. We picked the "buffet" option. What we weren't told is that the "buffet" option relegated us to their banquet facility, separate from the...More

Thank 06MellowYellow
00gc, Manager at El Chorro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear 06MellowYellow, thank you for dining with us over the years and for choosing us for your special Christmas dinner plans. We are disappointed we did not meet your expectations, and would like to offer our apologies for your poor experience. We appreciate your honest...More

Reviewed 9 December 2017

We love this throwback restaurant, though my husband preferred it prior to renovation. It's a gorgeous indoor/outdoor environment with a hopping bar and atmosphere. Stick to their core grilled menu and good wine list for a lovely evening.More

Thank Amy M
00gc, General Manager at El Chorro, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2017

Amy, we are so happy to read about your visit to El Chorro and how fantastic your experience was! Our culinary staff works very hard to make sure that each and every one of our dishes is new, fresh, and just right every time, and...More

Reviewed 4 December 2017

Great food and service. Lovely open air setting.Shared Appetizers were delicious. All entrees were cooked as requested and delicious from fish to chicken to steak. Service was wonderful.More

Thank TwoTravelers245
00gc, General Manager at El Chorro, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

Thank you for the wonderful review of El Chorro. We are happy that your experience at the restaurant was fantastic and that the food was to your liking. Our chefs love to delight the taste buds of our guests, and they will be happy to...More

Reviewed 4 December 2017

I've dined here for both dinner and brunch. perfect place to entertain and get a flavor of an Arizona setting with it's beautiful outdoor patio. I had an out of town guest and before they left, I thought to make an Open Table Brunch 9:15...More

Thank akdeepdiver
00gc, General Manager at El Chorro, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

We were so happy to read about your recent visit to El Chorro and how fantastic your experience was. Our culinary staff works very hard to make sure that each and every one of our dishes is new, fresh, and just right every time, and...More

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Marsha S
17 June 2017|
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Response from Bankerwon | Reviewed this property |
Yes I believe there were. Not a big selection but enough. The view is fantastic so it should override the limited veggie option.
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lnewb0ld
29 March 2017|
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Response from Jim L | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure. I would suggest checking their website or calling them directly.
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Daryl D
22 March 2017|
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Response from ErinF2013 | Reviewed this property |
You might be thinking of the Texaz Grill on 16th street. They have great chicken fried steak. I don't the El Chorro has Chicken Fried Steak.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$21 - US$50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5550 E Lincoln Dr, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253-4120
    (56th Street & Lincoln Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Paradise Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 480-948-5170
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