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El Chorro

5550 E Lincoln Dr, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253-4120
+1 480-948-5170
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (61 reviews)
“sticky buns” (142 reviews)
“beef stroganoff” (18 reviews)
Closes in 26 min
5:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
5550 E Lincoln Dr, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253-4120
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Held a welcome reception for our daughters wedding here. Super friendly and attentive staff. Great area for private party in the lawn/patio.More

Thank tough2bcool
00gc, General Manager at El Chorro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for choosing El Chorro for your daughter’s wedding reception ceremony. We are thrilled to know you were impressed with the attentive service provided by our staff and that everything went great. We look forward to welcoming you again in the near future. Warm...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The newly renovated El Charro is and impeccable location that all should visit. However the menu is less than spectacular and very pricy....but you are there for the ambiance not the food....evidently. The Trout was proclaimed outstanding by those that chose that item. However the...More

Thank BareboatCaption
00gc, General Manager at El Chorro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for being a guest at our restaurant. We are pleased to know you enjoyed our inviting ambience and that you were impressed with the service provided by our staff. However, we are very sorry that you felt your dining experience was not in...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our HH and dinner after Sunset at an outside table. The ambiance of this place is amazing and we have such great memories of each other being there and well taken care of by observant staff!More

Thank BjViking
00gc, General Manager at El Chorro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your excellent review, and especially for mentioning that you had a great time sitting outside on our patio. We also appreciate your comments regarding our service staff and will be sure to share it with them. We look forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

El Chorro is a busy but good place to enjoy SouthWestern cuisine. The outdoor terrace is the best place to be for dinner in October. With daytime temperatures in the upper nineties tje evenings are very comfortable. We enjoyed the meal and they an excellent...More

Thank Paul B
00gc, General Manager at El Chorro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Paul, thank you for sharing your dining experience at El Chorro. We do pride ourselves on our warm, inviting dining room - the fireplaces really are wonderful, and the view from our patio cannot be matched. We're so glad that you enjoyed your evening with...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went during Arizona restaurant week. The atmosphere was good. Although there were some nice mountain views, the atmosphere also extended beyond that with Spanish influence archicture, lighting ambience, arched entance way, etc. We ate outside on the patio. Food was well prepared and plated....More

Thank kal818
00gc, General Manager at El Chorro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the wonderful review of El Chorro! We've been around longer than just about any other restaurant in Arizona, and we like to think we've had ample time to create the perfect dining experience. Eating local, fresh food while enjoying stunning views is...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dined at El Chorro last week for Arizona Restaurant week. I can't imagine many other spots in Phoenix with such a beautiful atmosphere. We were lucky enough to sit on the patio and experience the sunset. We opted for the restaurant week menu with...More

Thank hannankellya
00gc, General Manager at El Chorro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the wonderful review of El Chorro! Eating local, fresh food while enjoying stunning views is our specialty, and we are happy to read that you loved your time with us so much. Thanks for recommending us, and we hope to see you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We sat on the patio which has great views of nearby Camelback Mountain, the iconic Phoenix landmark. Our food was great but the service very poor. It took over 30 minutes just to get water, and at least 20 minutes after that for our orders...More

Thank canyonwriter
00gc, General Manager at El Chorro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Canyon, thank you for dining with us and for sharing your feedback. We are glad to read how much you enjoyed your food. However, we are sorry for the issues you experienced with our service staff and for their lack of attention. We will address...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dined here during Fall Restaurant Week September 2017. Did not partake in restaurant week, but had their ala dinner menu. Been here several times, always great food and service. Get there early if you want to dine outside. They do offer a limited dinner menu...More

Thank CAnderson40
00gc, General Manager at El Chorro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Anderson, thank you for the wonderful review of El Chorro and for making us your preferred restaurant. We have been around longer than any other restaurant in Arizona and had ample time to create the perfect dining experience. Eating local, fresh food while enjoying stunning...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I called for a reservation for 14 individuals for Sunday brunch on Friday. They accommodated our group without hesitation with a 10:15am reservation - we wanted 10:00am so it was just a few minute adjustment. They do ask for a credit card and will charge...More

Thank smatso
00gc, General Manager at El Chorro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing your experience at El Chorro. We take pride in our service and the quality of the food we serve. I have shared your gracious comments with my Food & Beverage staff to let them know their efforts are not going unnoticed....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We dined here for my husband's birthday. It couldn't have been any better. I had the short ribs and they were melt in your mouth delicious. My husband had the Scottish salmon, which he loved. He also had a wonderful Caesar salad. Our server, Ryan,...More

Thank sojouner2
00gc, General Manager at El Chorro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing to celebrate your husband’s birthday at El Chorro. We are delighted to read you loved the service provided by courteous associates and enjoyed Scottish salmon & short ribs. Your compliments will be shared with the chef and our associates for a...More

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Marsha S
18 June 2017|
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Response from Bankerwon | Reviewed this property |
Yes I believe there were. Not a big selection but enough. The view is fantastic so it should override the limited veggie option.
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lnewb0ld
30 March 2017|
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Response from Jim L | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure. I would suggest checking their website or calling them directly.
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Daryl D
23 March 2017|
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Response from ErinF2013 | Reviewed this property |
You might be thinking of the Texaz Grill on 16th street. They have great chicken fried steak. I don't the El Chorro has Chicken Fried Steak.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$21 - US$50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5550 E Lincoln Dr, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253-4120
    (56th Street & Lincoln Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Paradise Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 480-948-5170
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