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El Gringo's

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South Cliff, Scarborough YO11 2AQ, England
+44 1723 501764
16:00 - 22:00
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been here numerous times now, and to be honest is the highlight of our weekends away to Scarborough. We have tried nearly all of the restaurants within and around Scarborough but the reason that we are repeat customers here is that they have the most freshest food, wide variety menu of both food and drinks and mainly the... More 

1 Thank Sarah G
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've been eating here for a few years now and have never been disappointed. Great meal and not expensive 😋

Thank fordy52
Scarborough, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having visited this restaurant on previous occasions with no problems, we had no hesitations about booking our extended family (12) pre Christmas get together at this venue. We had to wait 2 hrs for our meal to arrive, after 1 and a half hours of waiting we were told that there were no French fries, would mash do instead, and... More 

Thank Russ M
Windsor, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here late on Saturday evening, staff were great and accommodated me and my partner to a table. The waiting staff took our drinks orders promptly and brought them straight over. We went for SOL but there is ample to choose from. The venue had two largish Xmas parties in that night and the largest of the two were amicable... More 

Thank josh1891
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

The best Mexican l have been to, and l have been to many in England. Portions are big, meat is of a very good quality and flavour is fantastic. The menu is very big, but easy to decide. Staff are welcoming and friendly. The price is really good too.

Thank Helen T
Peterborough, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We started off with a shared starter of nacho's which were great. There were many choices for the main part of the meal it was hard to choose which one to have. Everyone's meal was absolutely brilliant, I had the cajun chicken with black beans and rice, delicious. Followed by a chocolate sweet. The staff were very friendly and helpful.... More 

Thank sandras S
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44 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Our first visit, so can't really comment on whether it's "gone downhill", but there was no evidence of that on our visit, we loved it. Staff were all lovely, and the place feels authentic. The steak, ribs, chicken and swordfish we had were all excellent. The only thing that let it down were the frozen Iceland style chips and wedges.... More 

Thank Daniel W
Scarborough, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Have been a regular customer at this restaurant for four years and have had many good meals. Unfortunately tonight was not their best. Table booked for 9pm had a drink and starter, by 10 pm main course had not arrived, no result from asked waiter so we left, no apologies, just threats, of the police for not paying! Awful service,... More 

Thank DonnaBB75
Scarborough, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

An absolute shocker, booked a table for 9pm, by 10pm we had only had a bit of garlic bread and a couple of drinks. We asked if there was any sign of our main course but only got a shrug of the shoulders. Decided to leave and asked for the bill only to be told that we had to pay... More 

Thank StephBB1210
Manchester, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

I really don't like to be rude but this has got to be the worst place I have eaten in at those prices. I stayed at the beautiful apartments next door to the restaurant that's owned by different people. Thought I would try it as was next door wish I had not now. I had a mojito it was the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: South Cliff, Scarborough YO11 2AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Scarborough District  >  Scarborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1723 501764

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