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el sombrero

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Mexican, Southwestern
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1700 N County Road 25a, Troy, OH 45373-1321
+1 937-339-2100
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Saint Paris, Ohio
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I frequent this restaurant almost weekly it's the best mexican food we have had. The salsa is to die for. The staff have all been very friendly and go out of their way to make your experience a good one. The owner is almost always there to cash you out and he is the nicest guy. We... More 

Thank stacys407
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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63 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great Mexican Restaurant. the portions are good the food has great taste and the atmosphere is good for families or business.

Thank Richard G
Casstown, Ohio, United States
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

el sombrero is an excellent Mexican restaurant. The food is always delicious. They offer a wide range of food. We have tried so many things off the menu. We eat their at least one to two times per month. Their margaritas on the rocks are fantastic as well.

Thank Shelly D
Troy, Ohio
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

By far my favorite Mexican restaurant. The salsa is excellent. Quick about bringing you chips and salsa, as well as getting drinks. Very good fajitas, and I always get the enchilada ranchero. I have yet to find a Mexican restaurant that compares with their enchiladas. Wonderful owner as well -- very giving to the community.

Thank RunningEsme
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We have been going to El Sombrero for years and consider it the Mexican restaurant we judge others by . The food is the best Mexican that we know of , and eat there whenever we can . The staff is friendly , the beer is cold , and the food is awesome , win , win , win !!!... More 

Thank Robert S
Saint Paris, Ohio
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Service was alright though we had to wait awhile to get our check. I got a chicken burrito instead of the beef that I ordered. I got the correct one in a matter of minutes. My burrito was huge and had to take the last third home. My wife loved her chicken salad. All in all despite the problems, we... More 

Thank Skipper1949545
Dayton, Ohio
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112 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

First time visit. Decent menu variety. I really like that you have a choice of beans as a side whole pinto or black beans or refried versions of those. I chose Diabla, $10.95, with chicken because I was in the mood for something spicy. I thought that it was very tasty, and it did have a kick to it. The... More 

Thank Mike Z
Orange, Virginia
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97 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Family here for lunch. All of our food was great - from the chips and salsa, our taco and enchlada entree's to the sopapilla's. Loved it.

Thank Montvue
Troy, Ohio
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69 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2016

While not the public's favorite Mexican restaurant in Troy/Piqua it is certainly mine. The salsa is my all-time favorite, great cilantro to a perfect fresh tomato salsa. Ruben, the owner manager gives back to the community feeding literally hundreds and hundreds of people each Thanksgiving at no cost to his guests. We love the pollo ala crema and the chalupas.... More 

1 Thank mail452
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56 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2016

El Sombrero is the best Mexican food anywhere! We eat here probably at least once a month. Not only is the food the best, there are so many choices, the prices are so reasonable, and the portions are big. Plus, the owner supports the community every year with a free Thanksgiving dinner. What an amazing individual.

1 Thank CaliforniaGirl2

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
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: 1700 N County Road 25a, Troy, OH 45373-1321
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Troy
  • Phone Number: +1 937-339-2100

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