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El Gringo's

South Cliff, Scarborough YO11 2AQ, England
+44 1723 501764
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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“steak” (47 reviews)
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
South Cliff, Scarborough YO11 2AQ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went in on Monday and it was very quiet (which we like). The service was spot on. Not intrusive but on hand when we needed something. The food was fantastic. We all had something different and no one was disappointed with their choice. In fact...More

Thank caroline v
Reviewed 1 week ago

the place maybe doesn,t look as good outside but the food is fab the burger was lovely and plenty of it too.the service is very good they are friendly and make you feel welcome.you have lovely views it is at the top of the cliff.if...More

Thank tiptop587
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a disaster last time it was time to give this restaurant another go! The rude manageress from our previous visit was either absent or has been replaced. I suspect and hope the latter is true. We booked and received a window table giving a...More

Thank StephBB1210
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited el gringos at the recommendation of the hotel we stayed at. They were not wrkng. The food was lovely. Unfortunately I couldnt eat all my main- mixed burritos as we were almost full by the massive sharing nachos we had for starters. The...More

Thank Mazzamoore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for the early bird tea and very impressed with the place. The place is deliberately shabby inside, but the food certainly isn't. I had jerk skewers (fillet steak, chicken and prawns) with dirty rice. The wife had mayan fish sizzler, which was red mullet,...More

Thank mgsDoncaster
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in on the off chance that they had a table as we were staying in a hotel up the road. It's a colourful place and a little out of the way of town but we really fancied something spicy. We were seated quite...More

Thank Kusuma85
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

there was this terrible so called ' manager ' incompetetive person who shouldn't work with people at all and ofcourse shouldnt work with food! as she cant even was the mixers while making cocktails this restaurant has unfortunately become a joke since they employed few...More

2  Thank Vally A
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

We visited on a wet Monday night there was only one other person in the restaurant dining, we were told that although they advertised that they cooked till 10pm that in fact the kitchen had been given permission to close at 8.30pm , very kindly...More

Thank HilltopGreenhow
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Went here at 5-30 didn't have to book, and before 6pm you get 25% discount, bonus, the food wAs great we both had chicken quesadilla best I've ever had , more than enough, glad I didn't have a starter I was stuffed, good atmosphere

Thank poppyshan
Reviewed 14 May 2017

This is the third time in which I've been here. This time I came with my partner and his parents, for a birthday. Its located in a beautiful area, just up the Esplanade- not too far away from town at all. The food was delicious,...More

Thank Jessica C
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What time is happy hour on a Friday?
5 August 2016|
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Response from dawnt67 | Reviewed this property |
From 6pm
Do they do home delivery
12 February 2016|
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Response from Scarboroughlad2013 |
No, collection only!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: South Cliff, Scarborough YO11 2AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Scarborough District  >  Scarborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1723 501764
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