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El Bravo

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North Mountain
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8338 N 7th St, Phoenix, AZ 85020-3441
+1 602-943-9753
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10:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 10:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 21:00
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40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Went to El Bravo on lunch and got the carne asada taco meal. The meat was extremely dry and tough as it was microwaved. Beans and rice were below average. Service was friendly and decent. Far too expensive for amount and quality of food. Overall I would not recommend or return.

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Thank Sublang
Phoenix, Arizona
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

El Bravo is a small family owned and operated business in the Sunnyslope area of Phoenix. They have been part of this small shop scene for many years. Local folks keep coming back year after year. The ambience is very plain, except for a mural of a Mariachi band and ranks of family photos spanning the years. Seating is "diner... More 

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Thank miltphx
Phoenix, Arizona
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492 reviews
234 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Family-run business with an unexciting ambiance. Menu offers a selection of the usual Mexican fare - tacos, burritos, enchiladas, tamales - but with more selection than most other small Mexican restaurants. For instance, there were several vegetarian tamales, not just beef tamales. We tried the chicken & green corn tamales (tasted freshly made and covered in a spicy green sauce),... More 

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Thank Luv2TravelFarNWide
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

With so Amy options for Mexican food in the area, it speaks volumes that my mom and my kids repeatedly ask to eat at El Bravo. Simple, delicious Mexican dishes at realistic prices. Love their Horchata.

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Thank LittleLisa1974
Phoenix, AZ
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716 reviews
364 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 322 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

We have been fans of El Bravo, on N 7th Street, since about the time we moved to Phoenix, in the late 1990's, and have weathered an expansion, and then the addition of a restaurant at Sky Harbor Airport (PHX), and such things often spell issues for the original restaurants, but not so, with El Bravo. They keep pleasing us.... More 

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Forked River, New Jersey
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79 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Food was delicious. Nice atmosphere. Staff was friendly. I would definitely check this place out. Authentic and affordable. Portions were adequate and not excessive.

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Thank thratko
Phoenix, Arizona
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

Our family lovs to find family owned places to eat. This is our 10 year old grandsons choice to eat out when he comes to visit. Good food and amiable family staff.

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Thank moose67
Phoenix, Arizona
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212 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

This will quickly become my 'go to' place for lunch. Stopped by for the first time and was really impressed. It is close to home and so easy to get to.

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Thank oldtravelinggolfer
Toronto
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47 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

I was exhausted after a long day of travel and wanted something quick but filling for dinner. This place was close to my hotel, and looked pretty ordinary from the street. But the welcome was genuine, the guy taking my order gave me some good suggestions, and it was ready very quickly. The atmosphere was that of a cozy small... More 

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Thank Fiddlee1
Phoenix, Arizona
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60 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

We don't live far from this restaurant but had not been there for about 20 years. We did not remember our first experience being exceptionally great and there are lots of restaurants serving Mexican food. We had a "daily deal" type coupon so it prompted us to return. It was pretty average as far as décor, seemed clean, and the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 20:00
Thursday
10:00 - 20:00
Friday
10:00 - 21:00
Saturday
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8338 N 7th St, Phoenix, AZ 85020-3441
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix>  > North Mountain
  • Neighbourhood: North Mountain
  • Phone Number: +1 602-943-9753

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