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El Farolito

128 Plaza St, Healdsburg, CA 95448-4114
+1 707-433-2807
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“burrito” (14 reviews)
“tacos” (10 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
128 Plaza St, Healdsburg, CA 95448-4114
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Reviewed 6 October 2016

We wandered into this restaurant as we were looking for a place for lunch. Wow, what a find. The place doesn't look like much, but the food was terrific! I ordered the fish tacos and they were so good and so fresh. My husband ordered...More

Thank TahitiZ
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Ate lunch here before heading to a wedding. Probably shouldn't have; totally gorged myself on the HUGE bowl of guac and the fish tacos. Food and service was great.

Thank Matt B
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Welcoming place, with friendly service. But food was pretty mediocre, and sangria less than mediocre. Inexpensive, but not a huge bargain.

Thank bklngal
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

After reading reviews of El Farolita and learning that the restaurant had been open for decades, we expected to have meals so good or better than those served at our favorite Richmond, VA Mexican restaurant Pepe's. El Farolita disappointed both of us. The carnitas with...More

Thank LofL
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Decided to take a break from wine and ate at the bar at El Farolito just off the square in Healdsburg. Great food and many Mexican beers on tap which is nice. Bartender (Chey?) was outstanding!

Thank donschaffer
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Had read glowing reviews on Trip Advisor but my food fell short of expectations. Chips and salsa were very good. I ordered a Carnitas plate but kitchen was out, switched to Chili Verde. The plate came with tasty refried black beans, excellent rice and green...More

Thank napasyrah
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

This is the very first time I've tried Barbacoa. And most likely the best one I will ever find. The whole menu is great and many choices you won't find elsewhere. Sat up at the bar where Chuy our bartender and waiter took good care...More

Thank bitemeSimiValley
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We tried the Saturday special consisting of Red Chili made with pork rather than beef, as it is usually done. This resulted in a very spicy, flavorful, tender plate of chili! The service was very good and the food delicious!

Thank Walt53
Reviewed 21 August 2016

My wife and I went searching for lunch that didn't involve sandwiches. On a Saturday in a fairly expensive tourist driven town. I've been coming to Healdsburg since my teens but had never stopped at El Farolito. Don't let the humble front end discourage you....More

Thank Steve J
Reviewed 14 August 2016

I don't remember if I reviewed El Farolito before because we go a few times a year. But this is by far the best Mexican restaurant in Healdsburg and maybe in all of Sonoma County. While they have the standard Mexican restaurant fare, they also...More

Thank whereisrick
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 Plaza St, Healdsburg, CA 95448-4114
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Healdsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 707-433-2807
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