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12891 Campo Road, Spring Valley, CA 91978-2327
+1 619-669-1979
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 15:00 - 21:00
Fri 15:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Jamul, California
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Great place for Saturday or Sunday breakfast/brunch. Always fun on Friday and Saturday nights with live music. If you're there for dinner, get the evening's special: it's always excellent. I'm a big fan of the Appetizer Plate, the Fish & Chips, and the Carnitas.

Thank mikejean2016
Jamul, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 28 October 2015

Expensive for Jamul, food is hit and miss, rude bartender. They are trying but if you want a good steak, this is not the place.

Thank Dan91935
Jamul, California
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2015

Great eats. More variety than expected. Fantastic margarita. my wife loved the prime rib. The service was very personable. We liked the Greek Sombrero and were happy to see a good restaurant continue at this location

Thank Gary S
Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 July 2015

The restaurant looks like a small local bar, but the food is more delicious than we expected. We tried ribeye steak, fridays lobster, and ahi (appetizer) and they are all delicious! A great restaurant to try!

1 Thank yenway0226
La Mesa, California
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58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2013 via mobile

Had dinner here on a Friday night. Staff was welcoming and very friendly. We had Greek items from their menu and the food was quite authentic. They have quite a few beers on tap as well as local domestic beers. They also have a wide repertoire of Mexican dishes which we did not try. We will definitely be going back... More 

Thank BeckyGR619
San Diego, California
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161 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2013

Sombrero has a lot of loyal imbibers at the full bar. It's always been this way. They do a booming business and should have regular live music. Why don't they? The food is just okay, and the owners never bother to rethink a recipe or add something new. Why not? The restaurant is in a prime location. No amount of... More 

Thank patient111
San Diego, California, United States
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61 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2012

My wife and I have eaten here a number of times. The food is OK. Mixing Greek flavour with Mexican dishes is interesting. Our latest visit was average food.

Thank Bob N
2 reviews
Reviewed 31 July 2012 via mobile

This spot is really worth the drive ...not that far cause of all the new freeways. Fri night's this is the spot. Great food Great Bar Great times ... :) I have never had a bad experience here.

Thank sanDANKo
Los Angeles, California
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2011

Stop if you can. Nice folks. Excellent tasting food.

Thank klosangeles6
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12891 Campo Road, Spring Valley, CA 91978-2327
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Spring Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 619-669-1979

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?