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El Sarape

1380 Skippack Pike, Blue Bell, PA 19422-1255
+1 610-239-9466
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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good33%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
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“enchiladas” (10 reviews)
“flan” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1380 Skippack Pike, Blue Bell, PA 19422-1255
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1 - 10 of 77 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is our first visit since they moved to the new location. The enchiladas were tasty. I had a chicken special with pineapple that was also well done. The service was good. Nice hustle.

Thank James M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were so pleased when they reopened. Kept most of the original menu. Great cocktail selection. Food and service excellent. Large parking lot. Outdoor dining area. New place much larger, with high ceilings. Charging outlets in booths and along the bar. Note to manager: Blasting...More

1  Thank nautitraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though the space is much larger, it was full on a Friday night. The fresh guacamole is good, but served in the large stone bowl it was made it, it's hard to reach in and share. The chips are hard to reach in and...More

Thank Lee G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here very often before they built the new space, and it was always outstanding. Since they reopened, we've been here about 5 times. The quality of the food and service has gotten worse each time. They give you chips at your table, but...More

Thank JandJ468
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was awesome. Some of the best Mexican food I've had in a really long time. The enchiladas were excellent and the fajita vegetables were fresh and unique (cauliflower, broccoli, potato among others). My only complaint was the noise level. I couldn't hear my...More

Thank Tshilhanek
Reviewed 3 July 2017

El Sarape's former Blue Bell location on Skippack Pike was always known for its fiesta atmosphere. Their new digs around the corner on DeKalb Pike keep the party going, but with a number of improvements. First, the decor is larger with more windows and earth...More

1  Thank Christopher M
Reviewed 19 June 2017

I do not even like Mexican food however this is Authentic Mexican Cuisine and the difference is in the way each dish is prepared with tremendous attention to detail and maintaining the authentic Mexican home cooking. I just love their fish tacos and my business...More

2  Thank Robert S
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Guessing they just re-opened within the last week and it was a bit hit and miss last night. Nice looking attractive place with nice sized bar (no TV however) but this place is going to be super loud when busy. Dined early last night and...More

Thank babcme
Reviewed 7 May 2017

NEW LOCATION- I've loved this place in the past but tonight at the new location, NOT GOOD at all. I ordered the chicken enchiladas which were mainly tortilla shells with barely ANY chicken in them at all (literally 4 little bites of chicken in each)....More

Thank Kaili M
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

I moved to Blue Bell in 2015 after living in Philadelphia for 16 years and this is still one of my favorite restaurants in the area. The food is always spot on, guacamole and chips are fantastic, mole sauce is delicious, and love my go...More

Thank Jeanean M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 14:45
15:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 14:45
15:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:45
15:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:45
15:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:45
15:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:45
15:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 14:45
15:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1380 Skippack Pike, Blue Bell, PA 19422-1255
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Blue Bell
  • Phone Number: +1 610-239-9466
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