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El Brinquito

Piner Road, Santa Rosa, CA
+1 707-526-1100
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good23%
  • Average15%
  • Poor23%
  • Terrible7%
4 Oct 2018
“Fabulous breakfast”
7 Apr 2017
“Flavorful food, service lacked”
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
Piner Road, Santa Rosa, CA
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Reviewed October 4, 2018

There are lots of Mexican restaurants that look like El Brinquito. I grew up in Southern California. I've tried dozens. I'm very picky about authenticity. This was my first time here. This is a a good one! I was the first customer in the morning....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank CaliforniaFellow
Reviewed April 7, 2017 via mobile

Our first visit and impressions aren't strong. Service was lacking. We didn't know if we order first or sit down and the response was basically here are your menus and go where you want. We ordered nachos and chili verde. The meat on both of...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank stixx3
Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Five of us love Mexican and everyone loved this small restaurant. Great service and staff. Clean. Self-serve order and they bring food to the people.

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Ed L
Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

I have been coming here since this place opened... I have lived in SR for many years, and I have tried them all... El Brinquito is one of the top places to go for great tasting food.. They never disappoint... I love their chili verde...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Mr_Nuthin_Nice
Reviewed June 20, 2016

This was my first time here. The place isn't much to look at, although they're doing some work on an outside patio area. Food was great -- I had the carne asada, and my son had the supreme nachos. Great salsa -- spicy as it...More

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank Scott95401
Reviewed February 23, 2016

8pm on a Tuesday eve, light crowd. I was able to get the servers personal albondigas recipe while ordering my meal. She brought over every salsa they had ( 4 fresh ones ) after I told her I like to pour it on. Very good...More

Date of visit: February 2016
Thank Bambuddhist
Reviewed January 12, 2015

Travel the 101 corridor frequently, and hoped to find an easy on/off good Mexican restaurant. Not this place. Counter server was pretty clueless about offerings on the menu. Didn't know differences between dishes, even though menu items are pretty standard for a northern CA Mexican...More

Date of visit: January 2015
Thank Lisa B
Reviewed January 6, 2015

Used to go when it was ES 2, and it was good, but had started to go downhill... with the new owners is totally on the uprise! The food is fresh and reasonably priced. It is quick and the salsa is fantastic if you like...More

Date of visit: December 2014
Thank goddessgirl1
Reviewed November 17, 2014 via mobile

First off I miss the #2 location, I still go to Healdsburg to the original location. Been wanting to try the new restaurant that took over but always a skeptic. To start the lady working the register was a jerk, my wife ordered a fish...More

Thank doe65ss
Reviewed September 14, 2014

The two people working looked tired and overworked. The place was bright with cheap tables and a diningroom that was not clean. Its a fast food mexican joint with a sit-down price. The shrimp cocktail was nice for 8.95, but the dinner was fast beans...More

Date of visit: September 2014
Thank Dee B
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piner Road, Santa Rosa, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Santa Rosa
  • Phone Number: +1 707-526-1100
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