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El Encanto

11044 N Saguaro Blvd, Fountain Hills, AZ 85268-5540
+1 480-837-1070
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good28%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pollo fundido” (20 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (12 reviews)
“fajitas” (8 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
11044 N Saguaro Blvd, Fountain Hills, AZ 85268-5540
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely small cantina....small bar....food was very reasonably priced and delicious. My husband had the chile verde which he licked the bowl clean on....I had the carne asada taco plate which was out of this world!! Good margies and their homemade salsa was delicious

Thank pb7711111111111111
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have eaten at this restaurant several times, partly because the choices in Fountain Hills are limited and generally we enjoy Mexican food; however, the last visit resulted in a quick exit because of a horrible odor that permeated the restaurant. I can’t speculate the...More

Thank Richard T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While the patio is very nice in good weather, it is hard to get past the spotty service and inconsistent food quality. There is adequate parking most of the time, but not much space to wait for a table.

Thank Carol L
Reviewed 2 November 2017

After a long hike we are hungry and Mexican is our fare of choice. I've been to Encanto up in Cave Creek many times and have always enjoyed the food up there. This was just as good. I had the house margarita with Gran Marnier...More

Thank tibber55
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

This is my absolute favorite Mexican restaurant ever. The Margaritas are yummy. All the food is excellent. My husband either has the Pollo Fundido or the steak. I really enjoy the seafood enchiladas and shrimp tacos.

Thank fromuktoaz13
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch after kayaking down Salt River. Three of us love Mexican food. One of us does not—me. That being said, the seafood enchiladas were superb. Excellent rice and beans. My wife loved the Mexican plate. Our friends also thought the food was...More

Thank Leon G
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This is not your typical "Sonora" Mexican food restaurant. The menu here is very different and everything is fresh and delicious. Sometimes they have a live guitar player playing background music in the bar / dinning room. In the fall and spring the outdoor patio...More

Thank goldfieldguss
Reviewed 29 August 2017

This place has some of the best bang for your buck margaritas in the valley. They also have prickly pear flavor as an option which is nice. Food is also very good, especially the pollo fundido

Thank Craig C
Reviewed 28 August 2017

pleasant atmosphere, not noisy, pleasant servers, food always good and always hot. not much wait time. outdoor seating available

Thank Pat L
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Well, this food establishment is right where the expensive housing is. The area is charming next to the golf course and the food is excellent.

Thank al16
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27 December 2016|
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Response from Leigh A | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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