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El Jardin Restaurant

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76 N Washington St, Sonora, CA 95370-4708
+1 209-588-0770
11:00 - 20:30
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Sun 11:00 - 20:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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Sonora, California
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7 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

In all the times we've eaten here, we've never been disappointed. The food is consistently good with never a long wait. I love its authentic Mexican decor and the outside seating is charming.

Thank Francie S
Sonora, California
Level Contributor
23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

I was there with my friend, they have good selection of menu. Portion is big, and staff are friendly. I will come back.

Thank LaraD05
Kent, England.
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Nice tasty fajitas and burittos kept the family happy and cocktail specials kept the adults happy. Quite a bit of wasted food tho as portions were big for us.

Thank PinkBicycleJM
Northern California
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Stopped on our way home one evening to try out the one downtown. Our usual is the Columbia location or occasionally Twain Harte. Great Chips, super crispy ( I live for great chips!) which I demand. Very young Waitress was also very good and attentive. I ate the Chile Relleno and loved it. Paul got a giant burrito- bean and... More 

Thank calitexican
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117 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped on our way back to murphys. Great chips real good service. They kept busy. Had awesome soup. We will return on next pass thru. Staff was amazing even short handed. They kept moving.

Thank infogal
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Made a stop here based on other reviews. The food was good. I will have to return and try one of their specialties. The staff was above and beyond; extremely attentive, friendly, and appeared to be happy to be working at this restaurant. The staff was so pleasant that the food could have been bad and I would still give... More 

Thank J K
Sonora, California
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36 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Good Mexican food at reasonable prices. Nice decor with outside seating available. It's easy to find as it is right on Washington Street in downtown Sonora.

Coulterville, Illinois
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74 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

For some reason, while I have eaten at other locations of this chain, never stopped in to this location before. Several locals have recommended it, so decided to give it a try. Found their garden to be a very pleasant dining atmosphere. While waiting for a friend, the waitress followed up on several queries I had about ingredients my spouse... More 

Thank DaleMMR
Cottonwood, Arizona
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

the wait staff was not friendly at all. not very patient with the older people in our party. the food wasn't that good. to high priced for what you got. the margaritas were terrible. cheap sweet and sour mix.

Thank manddsmith112
Newry, United Kingdom
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147 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

We have eaten in quite a few Mexican restaurants and this is definitely the best. The chips and salsa were yummy (very hot,the way we like it!) The food was just superb. From the delicious beans to the flavour packed stir fried veggies- we just devoured every bit of that food! The veggie fajitas were fantastic! We also had a... More 

Thank SballNewry

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 76 N Washington St, Sonora, CA 95370-4708
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonora
  • Phone Number: +1 209-588-0770

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