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El Encanto

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$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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11044 N Saguaro Blvd, Fountain Hills, AZ 85268-5540
+1 480-837-1070
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09:00 - 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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Minnesota
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed early dinner on the very nice patio. Had chicken fajitas taco salad which was delicious. Chips and 3 salsas also good. Service was excellent. Never disappointed by this authentic Mexican restaurant. And, try the deep fried ice cream with strawberries for dessert, definitely to be shared.

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Thank mnbirdee
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We always eat here when come to Arizona. Food and margaritas are really good and reasonably priced. Service and atmosphere excellent also. Definitely recommend.

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Thank Rosemary S
Chicago
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a drink at the bar while they cleared a high top. We ordered guacamole and dinner. We barely gave back the menus when the slid the guac in front of us. Two chips later, our meals were served. It was too fast. We sent the guacamole back to be wrapped so dinner wouldn't get cold. The food was... More 

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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited late on a Saturday afternoon and the place was fairly empty but we had to wait 20 minutes. They have a beautiful outdoor setting but we chose to sit inside. Margaritas were great, as was the pollo fundido! Service was slow, but if you are not in a hurry, the main menu items were good. The salsa (that was... More 

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gta
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good Tex mex - great drinks. Great value - won't disappoint. Cute ambiance - would recommend for casual dining experience.

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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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108 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On the advise of our nearby hotel we hit El Encanto for dinner with friends. The steak house next door had a musician so loud you couldn't shout over him. This was perfect. A short wait, but less than what they indicated. Had the fajitas and highly recommend then. Was large enough to double as lunch the following days. Wait... More 

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Lakewood, Colorado
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46 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I ate at El Encanto yesterday. The service was good and server very nice. Price was good also. We sat outside. I had a chicken quesadilla and my husband the special. My quesadilla had so much chicken in it that I couldn't taste any cheese. Jiust thick shedded chicken. Definately too thick. I felt like I was... More 

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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 30 January 2017

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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Spring Green, Wisconsin
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

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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90 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 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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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?