El Chorro

4.7
4662 Reviews
$31 to $50
American
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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 4662 people are saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.6
food
4.8
service
4.9
ambience
4.3
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Noise · Moderate
96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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RobertT
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great to get back there, we've missed it during COVID. Everything was great, the service was excellent as usual, and of course the food is wonderful.

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vipMauriC
Phoenix
53 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our wait person, Phillip, was outstanding! We’ve dined with you all quite a bit. This time we brought family and the experience was really special. Phillip made it the perfect evening. Of course the food was also delicious!

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PlentifulPlate
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Special occasion destination. Beautiful view of Camelback Mtn. from the patio. Delicious food. Yummy cocktails. Great service.

El Chorro
Responded 2 days ago

Thank you for your excellent review and for visiting us on your special occasion. We also appreciate you mentioning that you had a great time sitting outside on our patio, and enjoyed the beautiful views of Camelback Mountain. We enjoyed reading your comments about our courteous service and the delicious food we offer. We hope you will think of us whenever you come back to Paradise Valley. Warm Regards, The Management Team at El Chorro

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EmBee
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The staff is so friendly and professional. Geri Lynne is fantastic!

El Chorro
Responded 2 days ago

Thank you for letting us know how much you enjoyed your time at El Chorro! We're so glad you specifically mentioned Geri, she is a great asset, and we'll pass along your comments. Excellent service is just one component of the El Chorro dining experience, so we're very pleased that you enjoyed our cuisine and location as well. Please come again soon. We look forward to exceeding your expectations again. Warm Regards, The Management Team at El Chorro

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RachelS
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Took my parents who were escaping negative temperatures up north and they are STILL talking about it. Picture perfect day, amazing food and excellent ambiance. Will definitely be back.

El Chorro
Responded 3 days ago

Rachel, thank you for the wonderful review of El Chorro. Eating local, fresh food while enjoying stunning views is our specialty, and we were happy to read that you loved your time with us so much. Thank you again for dining with us, and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm Regards, The Management Team at El Chorro

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Dougb
Phoenix
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was the second time we have had Sunday brunch and it great. Ty and Angel were friendly and attentive and we can’t wait to return.

El Chorro
Responded 3 days ago

Doug, we appreciate you taking the time to share how much you enjoyed dining at El Chorro. We love knowing we were able to provide you with a great experience, bringing you back again and again. We have shared your compliments with our team, especially the staff you mentioned. Thank you again, and we look forward to your next visit. Warm Regards, The Management Team at El Chorro

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OpenTable Diner
Milwaukee
7 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We loved it! It’s pricey but the food and ambiance are amazing. We look forward to returning.

El Chorro
Responded 4 days ago

Thank you for the wonderful review of El Chorro! We've been around longer than just about any other restaurant in Arizona, and we like to think we've had ample time to create the perfect dining experience. Eating local, fresh food while enjoying stunning views is our specialty, and we were happy to read that you loved your time with us so much. Thank you again for dining with us, and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm Regards, The Management Team at El Chorro

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vipLizzieann
Kansas City
20 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food4service2ambience3

We were so looking forward to our dinner at El Charro. We were celebrating my son‘s birthday we had a dinner reservation on the patio for 715 no one came to welcome us at our table for 5 to 10 minutes it took another 10 minutes to get a drink order we had appetizers salad and our entrée arrived at 9o’clock so that was disappointing it is a beautiful setting however it was very windy and cold that night so that didn’t help things I think it would be more fun to go there for brunch!

El Chorro
Responded 3 days ago

Lizzieann, thank you for choosing El Chorro for celebrating your son's birthday. We are glad overall you had a great experience with us. Exceptional service should be the standard, and we are sorry your experience with our staff was not up to your expectations. We will share your comments appropriately. Thank you again for dining with us, and we hope to see you and your family again very soon. Warm Regards, The Management Team at El Chorro

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vipOpenTable Diner
Columbus
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Very rude management, terrible seating with winds and cold food. Never again

El Chorro
Responded 5 days ago

Thank you for choosing us for your recent meal. We were very troubled by the problems you encountered and would like to offer our apologies for your poor experience. We appreciate your feedback, and we will certainly be following up with our team to take all necessary actions. We would like to regain your trust and hope to serve you again in the future. Warm Regards, The Management Team at El Chorro

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vipZfoodie
Kansas City
33 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was my father in laws first time at El Chorro. We sat in the bar. Excellent service, food, and ambience.

El Chorro
Responded 4 days ago

Thank you for the stellar review, especially your comments regarding our service staff, food, and our beautiful ambiance. We will pass your comments along, as they will appreciate the kind remarks. We believe we have the best staff in Paradise Valley, and we're so glad that you enjoyed our cuisine as well as our service. Thanks again, and please revisit us soon. Warm Regards, The Management Team at El Chorro

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vipOpenTable Diner
Dallas
3 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall4food3service5ambience5

The ambiance is amazing but the food didn’t match up. The food was overpriced for what was served. I had the vegan pasta and the veggies were raw and the cheese was not melted. Only the noodles were cooked. My husband had the fish special and said it was good but not great.

El Chorro
Responded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for your review. We're so glad you enjoyed our beautiful restaurant and the ambiance. We always do our absolute best to deliver only the finest food to our guests, but we understand you were dissatisfied with your selections on this visit. We will speak with our culinary staff and our chef about your concern. If you would join us again we're sure our cuisine can match your pleasant experience with our staff. Warm Regards, The Management Team at El Chorro

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vipOpenTable Diner
7 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing meal with exceptional service by Jamie. Ambiance is perhaps best we’ve ever enjoyed. Filet Oscar was divine and my husband enjoyed his stroganoff. We were far too full to enjoy dessert, but the sticky buns are tasty. We hope to return on future visits to the area.

El Chorro
Responded 5 days ago

Thank you for the wonderful review of El Chorro! We have been around longer than just about any other restaurant in Arizona, and we like to think we've had ample time to create the perfect dining experience. Eating local, fresh food while enjoying stunning views is our specialty, and we were happy to read that you loved your food and the service provided by Jamie. Thank you again for dining with us, and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm Regards, The Management Team at El Chorro

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vipdeville
New York Area
50 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Gorgeous and comfortable patio. Elizabeth was an excellent server and very helpful. Thank you!
Menu broad and interesting . Sticky buns are an unusual item but delicious nonetheless. Broaster chicken and shrimp pepper pot starter were top notch. Rating a four, not 5 star, because the “branzino” special wasn’t branzino and wasn’t very good. Wine list good and prices reasonable. We’ll be happy to come back next time we’re in town.

El Chorro
Responded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for your very kind review. We do pride ourselves on our warm, inviting dining room and the view from our patio cannot be matched. We are also happy you loved the food we serve and we appreciate you mentioning that you loved our Sticky buns, Broaster chicken, and shrimp pepper pot. We will also share your concerns regarding the branzino with our team. Thank you again and we look forward to your next visit. Warm Regards, The Management Team at El Chorro

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OpenTable Diner
Phoenix
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall1food1service5ambience5

Food stunk everything was cold

El Chorro
Responded 4 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with this detailed review of our restaurant. We have addressed your food concerns with the chef. Our food is lovingly prepared, and we never want a guest to leave without experiencing the wonderful fresh food that we produce. We hope that you give us another chance soon to make this up to you. Thank you again for your comments, and we hope you will give us a second chance soon. Warm Regards, The Management Team at El Chorro

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laurenF
1 review
Dined on February 19, 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience4

Maybe the most overpriced, mediocre dining establishment. I am shocked people return here. Almost laughable when they brought plates. I could have made all of this food at home. They don’t really deserve the return business here.

El Chorro
Responded 4 days ago

Lauren, thank you for choosing us for your recent meal. We were very troubled by the problems you encountered and would like to offer our apologies for your poor experience. We appreciate your honest feedback, and we will certainly be following up with our team to take all necessary actions. We always want our guests to leave completely satisfied, and we hope to have another opportunity to do so. Warm Regards, The Management Team at El Chorro

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vipNancy
Las Vegas
6 reviews
Dined on February 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a fabulous experience at El Chorro!
Wonderful ambiance, excellent menu and superb service.

Our waiter was Robert. Very personable and knowledgeable
about the menu and wine list.
I had the Australian sea bass and my husband had the duck special.
The food was delicious. Please commend Robert for his excellent service.

I would highly recommend a trip to El Chorro.
A must on all of our future visits to Scottsdale.

El Chorro
Responded 19 hours ago

Nancy, thank you for the wonderful review of El Chorro! Eating local, fresh food while enjoying stunning views is our specialty, and we were happy to read that you loved your time with us so much. We will also share your compliments with Robert. Thank you again for dining with us, and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm Regards, The Management Team at El Chorro

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vipMrsChych
Miami
36 reviews
Dined on February 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was a special treat & will be our new favorite place to celebrate all special occasions. The atmosphere is beautiful, the service was perfection, & the food outrageously delicious. We loved every minute of our dining experience!

El Chorro
Responded 4 days ago

Thank you for the wonderful review of El Chorro! We've been around longer than just about any other restaurant in Arizona, and we like to think we've had ample time to create the perfect dining experience. Eating local, fresh food while enjoying stunning views is our specialty, and we were happy to read that you loved your time with us so much. Thank you again for dining with us, and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm Regards, The Management Team at El Chorro

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vipTRAVELBUDDY
Phoenix
21 reviews
Dined on February 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

They have the absolute BEST patio dining anywhere. Best for a special occasion. We have been "locked up" due to Covid. This is the first place we chose after we got our vaccinations.

El Chorro
Responded 5 days ago

Thank you for the wonderful review of El Chorro! We've been around longer than just about any other restaurant in Arizona, and we like to think we've had ample time to create the perfect dining experience. Eating local, fresh food while enjoying stunning views is our specialty, and we were happy to read that you loved your time with us so much. Thank you again for dining with us, and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm Regards, The Management Team at El Chorro

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was top-notch from the time we arrived [slightly early] and were immediately seated on the outdoor patio, to the time we left and were thanked by our server and other staff members for dining at El Chorro. The food was excellent. Our entrees included the Braised Beef Short Ribs, Beef Stroganoff, Sautéed Scallops & Jumbo Shrimp Pasta, and the Vegan Baja Style Lentil Soup. All are recommended. The setting is beautiful. It is a great place to take visitors from out of state.

El Chorro
Responded 6 days ago

We are glad you had a chance to dine at El Chorro, and thoroughly enjoyed your experience. Our chefs take pride in using the freshest ingredients in the meals they create, and our servers take great pride in the service they provide - all contributing to an experience unlike any other restaurant. We will surely share your kind compliments with our team. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Warm Regards, The Management Team at El Chorro

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great Valentines Dinner!

El Chorro
Responded on February 16, 2021

We enjoyed seeing your five-star rating and cannot thank you enough for it. On behalf of everyone here at El Chorro, we invite you to come back and dine with us again. Warm Regards, The Management Team at El Chorro

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Phjax
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall3food2service5ambience5

Duck made us very sick that night, desserts were bad as well. But the appetizers, drinks, and first course were great!

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AbhishekN
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall1food1service4ambience3

Gave me acidity, heartburn and loose Motion. Would not recommend to my worst enemy

El Chorro
Responded on February 17, 2021

Abhishek, thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We have addressed your food concerns with the chef. Our food is lovingly prepared, and we never want a guest to leave without experiencing the wonderful fresh food that we produce. We hope that you give us another chance soon to make this up to you. Please feel free to contact me directly. I would love to speak to you more and try to address your issues. Warm Regards, The Management Team at El Chorro

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vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Valentines Day!

El Chorro
Responded on February 16, 2021

Thank you for dining with us on Valentine's day and for the perfect rating. We are glad you had a wonderful time at El Chorro. It was a pleasure having you as our guest, and we look forward to welcoming you back for another outstanding experience. Warm Regards, The Management Team at El Chorro

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vipScottsdaleDiner
Phoenix
42 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great evening for Valentines Day. Dinner was delicious and the service was wonderful!

El Chorro
Responded 6 days ago

It is delightful to read about your experience on Valentine's Day at El Chorro. We are glad to read how much you were pleased with our courteous service and the food we serve. We will surely share your kind compliments with our team. It was a pleasure to have you as our guest, and we look forward to your next visit. Warm Regards, The Management Team at El Chorro

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vipDennis
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience5

Lovely venue, good service, mediocre food.

El Chorro
Responded on February 17, 2021

Dennis, we are glad you chose to dine with us, and that, for the most part, you enjoyed your experience. We are proud of the quality of food we serve; however, we apologize that you did not enjoy it. We will speak with our culinary staff about your concerns and take appropriate actions. Please return soon and give our menu another try. We know you will have a wonderful experience. Thank you, and we look forward to seeing you again at El Chorro! Warm Regards, The Management Team at El Chorro

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OpenTable Diner
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Everything great other than desert selection on valentines day. We’ll be back.

El Chorro
Responded on February 17, 2021

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your dining experience with us at El Chorro. We are happy your overall visit was enjoyable, but we want it to be perfect. We regret our dessert selection did not meet your expectations. We appreciate your feedback, and we are grateful as we are always looking for ways to improve. We look forward to having you join us again! Warm Regards, The Management Team at El Chorro

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ChrisCraw
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing experience! Ron from Pittsburg is the man! 🙌👊

El Chorro
Responded on February 17, 2021

Chris, thank you for letting us know how much you enjoyed your time at El Chorro! We are glad you specifically mentioned Ron, he is a great asset, and we will pass along your comments. Excellent service is just one component of the El Chorro dining experience, so we are very pleased that you enjoyed our cuisine and location as well. Please come again soon. We look forward to exceeding your expectations again. Warm Regards, The Management Team at El Chorro

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TomW
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The setting was beautiful, and the food was excellent

El Chorro
Responded on February 17, 2021

Tom, thank you for your lovely comments about El Chorro. We believe dining out should be a peaceful experience, and we are pleased you enjoyed the intimate atmosphere and delicious entrees prepared by our renowned chef. Thank you once more for your feedback, and we hope you will dine with us again whenever you come back to Paradise Valley. Warm Regards, The Management Team at El Chorro

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MarkM
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Robert our server was amazing, and the entire staff did a great job.

El Chorro
Responded on February 17, 2021

Thank you for the fantastic review of the El Chorro. We are thrilled to read our associates made such a wonderful impression. Our team, especially Robert will be glad to know their efforts were key in making your experience with us enjoyable. We hope you will be back to see us again soon. Warm Regards, The Management Team at El Chorro

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Jason
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was very fast, and they paid attention to covid precautions. I felt very safe. The staff was also very attentive and friendly. Honestly, it was the perfect evening, and it was our first time at a restaurant in over a year.

El Chorro
Responded on February 17, 2021

Jason, thank you for choosing the El Chorro. We are delighted to read our staff took great care of you. Your business is appreciated, and we look forward to hosting you again soon. Warm Regards, The Management Team at El Chorro

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OpenTable Diner
Phoenix
2 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our favorite place to celebrate and have a special meal. Food and service are impeccable and the ambiance is unbeatable.

El Chorro
Responded on February 17, 2021

Thank you for the excellent rating! We enjoy offering our guests a comfortable atmosphere with delicious food served by our devoted staff. It is always our pleasure having you at El Chorro, and we hope to see you again soon. Warm Regards, The Management Team at El Chorro

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Mook
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a blast! There was a wedding or something going on in the party room and the music they were playing was great so it kept my table dancing in our seats. Food was amazing!

El Chorro
Responded on February 17, 2021

Thank you for the wonderful review of El Chorro! We are devoted to creating a memorable dining experience with our fresh food and enjoyable atmosphere, and we are happy to read that you loved your visit. Thank you once more for dining with us, and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm Regards, The Management Team at El Chorro

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MeganJ
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Perfect place to spend my husband's birthday dinner. Great service and pretty surroundings.

El Chorro
Responded on February 17, 2021

Megan, what a pleasure to be a part of your husband's birthday celebrations here at El Chorro! We are delighted you enjoyed your time with us and exceeded your expectations with our ambiance and service. Thank you for choosing us and for leaving your generous comments for fellow travelers. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm Regards, The Management Team at El Chorro

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MonicaG
Sacramento
2 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience3

My fiancé and I decided to go to ElChorro to celebrate Valentine’s Day. It was our first time there. While our waiter was polite, We were really bothered by his behavior . Our appetizer was accidentally delivered to the table next to us. He apologized to THEM, told them it was on the house and proceeded to give THEM a free dessert at the end of their meal! We received none of these things. We were kind and polite and understanding so I do t know why the waiter essentially ignored us most of the evening. The food was good but pricey. Given our experience, we likely won’t go back.

El Chorro
Responded on February 17, 2021

Thank you for choosing us for your Valentine's day celebration. We were glad to read how much you and your fiancé enjoyed the food. However, we are sorry for the issues you experienced with our service staff and for their lack of attention. We will address this with our team and ensure that they are treating all guests with maximum consideration. We hope you will choose us again soon. Warm Regards, The Management Team at El Chorro

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OpenTable Diner
Orange County
4 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Becky was a delight!

El Chorro
Responded on February 15, 2021

Thank you for the fantastic review of the El Chorro. We are thrilled to read our associate made such a wonderful impression. Becky will be glad to know her efforts were key in making your visit with us enjoyable. We hope you will be back to see us again soon. Warm Regards, The Management Team at El Chorro

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KenaP
1 review
Dined on February 11, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience3

It was a great experience overall. Would have given it a five stars if the staff didn’t try to rush to clean our table while we were eating. Food was great.

El Chorro
Responded on February 15, 2021

Thank you for taking the time to let us know how much you enjoyed dining with us. We are pleased our fresh, homemade, local flavor made a memorable experience. We have made a note of your feedback and look forward to serving you again at El Chorro. Warm Regards, The Management Team at El Chorro

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RichardB
San Diego
1 review
Dined on February 11, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

They use to be known for their Lamb chops, but they were not on menu. That said, it was overall very good.

El Chorro
Responded on February 15, 2021

Richard, thank you for being our guest at El Chorro. We are glad you had an overall nice dining experience with us. However, we regret not meeting some of your expectations. We hope to have the pleasure of hosting you again soon. Warm Regards, The Management Team at El Chorro

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DouglasO
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on February 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service and food presentation and temperature, matched the very special outdoor ambience to make our whole experience exceed our expectations. And the everlasting tradition of sticky buns put a smile on our faces!

El Chorro
Responded on February 15, 2021

Douglas, thank you for taking the time to let us know how much you enjoyed dining with us. We are pleased our combination of inspired service with fresh, homemade, local flavor made for a memorable experience. We look forward to serving you again at El Chorro. Warm Regards, The Management Team at El Chorro

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vipBradW
Minneapolis
147 reviews
Dined on February 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was perfect. I really appreciated the table. Jaymi my waitress was great. Lobster appetizer was excellent. Salmon main course was cooked to perfection.

El Chorro
Responded on February 14, 2021

Brad, thank you for the gracious review. We really do appreciate your kind words. We're especially pleased that you enjoyed the Lobster appetizer and Salmon in the main course. We are also happy to learn about the excellent service you received from our staff. We will surely share your compliments with our team, especially with Jaymi. Thank you for being our guest. We look forward to your next visit to El Chorro! Warm Regards, The Management Team at El Chorro

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DougJ
Phoenix
5 reviews
Dined on February 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First visit for us and truly a great experience. Cocktails great, service was excellent and good options to choose from. Definitely will return!

El Chorro
Responded on February 15, 2021

Doug, what a pleasure reading your comments! We enjoy offering our guests a simple, elegant atmosphere combined with delicious food served by our devoted staff. It was our pleasure having you at El Chorro, and we hope to see you again soon. Warm Regards, The Management Team at El Chorro

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FAQs

El Chorro does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats.

El Chorro is rated 4.7 stars by 4662 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.