El Sombrero White Cheese Queso Longview Texas Mexican Restaurant Food Taco

Our Approach

It’s easy to see why El Sombrero has seen so much growth given our passion for cooking delicious, one of a kind dishes, and the staff’s dedication in making every single customer feel at home. The restaurant is also closed on Sunday’s as way to show appreciation to their staff so that they can spend that day with their loved ones.

Our Story

El Sombrero Mexican Restaurant was established in 2000 by owner, Mike Kittner, and started as just a two man show with Mike and one other cook. The location at 1442 McCann Rd in Longview expanded its dining room in 2003 then again in 2011 with its third dining room area. Our Kilgore location opened in 2005.

Meet the Team

El Sombrero enjoys giving back in many ways. We are avid contributors to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. We also give back locally by feeding local doctor offices and teachers and staff at surrounding schools.

Mike and the rest of the El Sombrero family would love for you to stop by. Rather its to enjoy the $5 margaritas on Monday and Thursday or to order some of our famous Papa Nachos, we would love for you to stop in and say “¡Hola!"

Robert Martinez

Tito Cruz

Chef, Kitchen Manager, and
Catering Manager

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