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El Gringo's

South Cliff, Scarborough YO11 2AQ, England
+44 1723 501764
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“ribs” (38 reviews)
“enchiladas” (16 reviews)
“steak” (54 reviews)
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
South Cliff, Scarborough YO11 2AQ, England
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

Discovered by chance when staying in nearby hotel on Friday. Although we had no reservations, the friendly staff still managed to accommodate the four of us. Great choice on the menu of both tex mex and Caribbean dishes. The service was good, the quality of...More

Thank Nick H
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

My family visited tonight. We were served in a timely manner the food was well presented and plentiful. Myself and hubby both had steak and ribs. All was good and cooked perfectly. 3 of the 4 children had steak and the other had ribs. There...More

Thank sallysaxo69
Reviewed 24 December 2017

It was strangely quiet compared to previous visits. Seemed to be more staff than tables eating. The food was good without being exceptional. Service was hit-and-miss with some politeness but a little too much waiting to be served. I felt my burrito dish consisted of...More

Thank YorkshireFellow
Reviewed 13 December 2017

Having been left stranded in Scarborough following a work visit, I decided to take myself out to dinner in the town. With a hankering for Mexican food, I looked up El Gringo's on the map and walked through the snowy conditions to the south side...More

1  Thank LittleMissEarth
Reviewed 30 November 2017

this is an upmarket kind off wine bar but not cheap but great all the same spotless thru out and good mix of drinks but cocktails are the best i think.all glitter and mirrors and sparkles lol.

Thank thomas l
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Having got to Scarborough late and our Hotel stopped serving food we thought we would try El Gringos. The Staff were excellent! Friendly, accommodating and chatty. The food was marvellous too. Cowabunga Nachos to die for Enchiladas were really tasty Burrito was great All came...More

Thank Bigpeteriley
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Having heard of a Monday night deal we booked for a family meal. We were greeted warmly. It was busy but we didn't have to wait for service, which efficient. We had the mixed sharing platter to start which was tasty and hot. We have...More

Thank Masie S
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

We recently ate at El Gringo's after about a 12 month break. It was the best Mexican meal I have eaten. The premises were cleaner, greeting and waiter service was very good and the food quality (I had Pork ribs and Chicken combo) was good...More

Thank creviewer
Reviewed 6 November 2017

This place is nearly very good. There was a decent enough atmosphere among the diners but the staff were hit and miss. All were very young and some clearly didn't want to be working. The food to be fair was pretty tasty, thumbs up from...More

Thank johnnysheffield
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Called in early evening on Nov 4 not knowing there is a discount on all orders before 6. Cannot fault the service or food is any way. Nachos and ribs starters where huge, Rare fillet cooked to perfection and quesadilla was truly authentic with a...More

Thank 12pablo
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Ewan M
16 October 2017|
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Response from just1boronut | Reviewed this property |
yes there is our little one went for bbq chicken and chips. she got a 1/4 chicken and it was beautiful. try and go early, great discount deal
Helen G
11 July 2017|
Response from Andy_n_Sara | Reviewed this property |
id avoid this place at the moment as it's recently received a 1 food standards rating 😂
5 August 2016|
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Response from dawnt67 | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, 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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