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El Sombrero Mexican

236 Merchants Way, Cornelia, GA 30531-4706
+1 706-894-2556
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good49%
  • Average30%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“green peppers” (2 reviews)
“cheesesteak” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (3 reviews)
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236 Merchants Way, Cornelia, GA 30531-4706
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Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

I love the Sunset Salad. Chicken is tender and comes on top of spinach and avocado. The margaritas are a little strong- caution.

Thank Suzanne E
Reviewed 5 May 2017

We have recently moved to Northeast Georgia from the Atlanta suburbs. We have tried most of the local Mexican restaurants and consider this one to be the best. The pork is especially good. I also enjoy a big bowl of the tortilla soup on a...More

Thank connie622
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I went with my daughter and grandson to eat there last week. It was not a good night. The food was cold and the service wasn't any good either. And they weren't that busy. My beans were ice cold and my fajitas were not even...More

Thank Soccermom1377
Reviewed 6 December 2016

I usually meet friends here for lunch when I am in town. The last couple times we ate here, the food was definitely 'less impressive'. One of my usual add on's is the 'chile relleno'. Apparently the El Sombrero cooks don't know a poblano from...More

Thank roadqueen08
Reviewed 9 November 2016

don't always like the American spin on Mexican food -- would prefer authentic. but the was a good treat to the average Mexican restaurants around. ate the Acapulco cheese steak and substituted for chicken. very well prepared. good service and reasonably priced.

Thank randy w
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Food is very good. Salsa is the best! Varied selection, and price range is wide, making it affordable for most budgets.

Thank tbennett633
Reviewed 14 July 2016

We ate lunch here today and the food was above average plus the salsa was very good. When our waiter came , he acted if he was mad because he had to wait on us, he took our drink order when he returned with our...More

Thank Affen8
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Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Surprising place, cheap and good, chimichangas and Texas Fajitas were excellent, we had a pitch of Margarita that was amazing, absolutely recommended

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 25 April 2016

This restaurant fell off for a while, but it is back up in quality. Typical Mexican fare. Well seasoned and ample portions. Good value.

Thank Z4583PVbillm
Reviewed 17 April 2016

The food was superb, but our server essentially vanished once our food waa at our table.Server never asked hhow we doing, did we need more water, etc. We will definitely return and just hope we get a more attentive server

Thank Bill P
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 AM
11:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:00 AM - 10:30 AM
11:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 236 Merchants Way, Cornelia, GA 30531-4706
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Cornelia
  • Phone Number: +1 706-894-2556
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