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Taqueria El Sombrero

245 Center St. (Matheson St.) Send to Phone
707-433-3818 | Menu
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Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner daily

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Taqueria El Sombrero Restaurant Review

: It’s not much to look at versus neighboring shops featuring contemplative contemporary art, high-end home décor, and gourmet groceries. But somehow this barebones taqueria, affectionately known by loyalists as El Som, brings reprieve. Locals jam the card tables at mealtimes for breakfast burritos with kicky chorizo and egg, deep bowls of menudo or pozole, crispy carnitas piled on double-stacked corn tortillas, or chicken burritos happily bloated with guacamole and rice. Order at the counter but feel civilized waiting with complimentary chips, lime wedges, and homemade hot sauce and pico de gallo in a mini molcajete brought tableside. To elevate the joint, count on fresh cilantro, spicy rather than tepid mainstream jalapeños, bottled beer, and jukebox salsa music.


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