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El Sombrero Cafe

#678 of 3,881 Restaurants in Las Vegas
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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807 S Main St, Las Vegas, NV 89101-6424
+1 702-382-9234
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Mon 11:00 - 15:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Singapore, Singapore
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63 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

The waitress was super nice. She was handling the entire restaurant alone and did a super job. The fajitas were a bit unusual - chopped beef that had been cooked kind of like bbq but with a lot of chili. The tortillas were very fresh as were the beans.

1 Thank subdude57
Arkansas City, Kansas, United States
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Chili relleno and sangria are just as. I remembered them. Best around. Relleno is not spicy so don't expect that, but it allows the flavor to stand out even more. Eating here has become one of my favorite traditions when I come to Vegas.

1 Thank 27Steve_C817
Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We initially heard about this restaurant after watching VICE - Life Beyond the Vegas Strip, and since we visit the Vegas area pretty regularly we decided to give it a try (I'm local to Los Angeles). From the episode we expected a no-frills restaurant, but after parking in the adjacent lot we were pleasantly surprised with the quaint and comfy... More 

Thank Leah D
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Great little find in Las Vegas. Off the beaten path excellent pork belly tacos. Definitely a place you must come

1 Thank April B
Las Vegas
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156 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Definitely a diamond in the rough! The place is very unassuming from the outside. Expecting the inside to be what a stereotypical Mexican Restaurant looks like, we were genuinely surprised that this place is not what it seems. The service was very good and the food was exceptionally prepared! A new go-to when we crave Mexican food! Two thumbs way... More 

1 Thank VegasMom777
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

This is one of Vegas's best kept secrets. The enchiladas are very delicate with the old country flavor. The fajitas surf and turf are a blend of flavors like no other! This is a must visit for anybody that loves the south flavor.

Thank Dan H
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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55 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

My husband and I had been watching a documentary on youtube and happened to see this place on it. The following day we were walking around in the area when my husband decided he fancied some Mexican food; we looked on g-maps and a dot popped up with the nearest Mexican. We arrived to find the adorable blue building that... More 

Thank Annalise T
Las Vegas, Nevada
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82 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Irma has taken an institution (albeit a somewhat run down one) and turned it into a charming bistro. The place is adorable, and the food delicious. Since I am vegan, there are limits as to what I can eat, but the chef, and Irma, always make sure I leave well satisfied. Great prices, great food, and charming.

2 Thank LucySLasVegas_NV
Florence, Italy
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Went on a Sunday for brunch looking for an authentic experience in Las Vegas. Left three hours later after having made new friends and totally in love with the place. Jose, Irma and James made our visit to El Sombrero one of the highlights of our trip. Food and tequila selection is out-of-this-world. Highly recommend you order the cinnamon-infused sangria... More 

2 Thank eernest21
Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

My colleague told me to check out El Sombrero because it "may be the best Mexican restaurant in Las Vegas" but after eating there I think he may have misspoke because this may be the best Mexican restaurant in the world. I've eaten Mexican food all over the USA, various countries in Europe, and, of course, Mexico. The ingredients here... More 

1 Thank Joseph M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 807 S Main St, Las Vegas, NV 89101-6424
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Las Vegas
  • Phone Number: +1 702-382-9234

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?