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Los Charros y Los Pinches Chaparros

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#5 Cofresi Beach, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
+1 809-970-3332
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Specializing in fresh homemade, Mexican cuisine, Los Charros’ kitchen is...
Specializing in fresh homemade, Mexican cuisine, Los Charros’ kitchen is overseen by Juanita Vazquez. Juanita grew up in Acapulco and lived in Mexico City and Cancun. A consummate student of the Mexican tradition, Juanita toured Mexico for 16 years and developed exceptional proficiency with the culture, folklore dances and cooking styles from the Aztec west coast to Mayan east coast of Mexico. She prides herself on the fresh preparation of pre-Columbian and classic Mexican dishes that native Mexicans enjoy; neither too heavy nor over-spiced. For “Americanized” fare, Juanita collaborates with her "Gringo", Timo, a restaurateur with experience at trendy restaurants in Florida, Tennessee and Texas. Together with our island cooks, the Los Charros team guarantees the finest in authentic Mexican cuisine, popular Tex-Mex specialties and local island fare.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Mexican food

I went here with co workers for lunch, after working in the area we found this place while passing through. It is a nice open air place, with friendly staff. I ordered the soft taco with pulled pork, I don't remember the name of the actual meal, but it came with 3 soft taco that were quite... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 10, 2015
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Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We ate at this restaurant twice during our stay in Puerto Plata. It wasn't so much for the quality of the food, but for the lack of options that are open in this area late into the evening. The service is good at this restaurant and the food is presented well. There are not many full dinner options on the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015 via mobile

I went here with co workers for lunch, after working in the area we found this place while passing through. It is a nice open air place, with friendly staff. I ordered the soft taco with pulled pork, I don't remember the name of the actual meal, but it came with 3 soft taco that were quite delicious. I should... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Great music, great food. A little far out if you are not staying near Confresi. Worth trying though because the food is good.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We love Mexican and Tex Mex dishes. This is a nice setting and will have their normal view of the ocean when the recent demolition of a building is removed opposite of them. Unfortunately the owner of the demolished building put up large temporary screens that block the ocean view. We tried different items on the menu on different visits.... More 

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Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

a place with ocean sight. in and outside sitting. marvelous presentation of the plates. outstang juicy prepeared chicken wings (a la diabla). the witress merits also a thank you for her friendly and professional service.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We went there by a Saturday afternoon! The owners are very friendly and took care of us. The food is amazing. We are 4 Canadian teachers and we teach in Santo Domingo! This is so far the best food we've had. The prices are very reasonable! The view is great, the playa is a few steps away! It is very... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I couldn't have had a better Sunday afternoon. The view was spectacular across from the water along with a nice breeze. The service was excellent. The menu was well put together with great choices for everyone. I had eaten at a number of restaurants in Puerto Plata but this by far was the best. I will definitely return.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We stopped here for lunch during a quick trip to Puerto Plata. The first thing that caught our attention was the spectacular view. The restaurant has an open front, which faces the ocean- so pretty! We started with the appetizer sampler plate, then shared a beef and shrimp fajita. Everything was really good, and we especially enjoyed the homemade tortillas.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Stayed at resort across the street and met friends that was living in nearby town for lunch. Tried the appetizer platter, enough to share. Very good way to sample the area foods.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Off the ocean world marina this is a good choice if you don't want to travel far in search of gourmet fare. It is all about easy mexican cuisine. Don't ask for too much but enjoy the variety of choice from the menu.

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Additional Information about Los Charros y Los Pinches Chaparros

Address: #5 Cofresi Beach, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
Phone Number: +1 809-970-3332
Location: Caribbean  >  Dominican Republic  >  Puerto Plata Province  >  Puerto Plata
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 7 - 25
Cuisine: Mexican, Steakhouse, Seafood, Barbecue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: #5 Cofresi Beach, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Dominican Republic  >  Puerto Plata Province  >  Puerto Plata
  • Phone Number: +1 809-970-3332

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 25
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Steakhouse, Seafood, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Doing business, Special occasions, Large groups

Description

Specializing in fresh homemade, Mexican cuisine, Los Charros’ kitchen is overseen by Juanita Vazquez. Juanita grew up in Acapulco and lived in Mexico City and Cancun. A consummate student of the Mexican tradition, Juanita toured Mexico for 16 years and developed exceptional proficiency with the culture, folklore dances and cooking styles from the Aztec west coast to Mayan east coast of Mexico. She prides herself on the fresh preparation of pre-Columbian and classic Mexican dishes that native Mexicans enjoy; neither too heavy nor over-spiced. For “Americanized” fare, Juanita collaborates with her "Gringo", Timo, a restaurateur with experience at trendy restaurants in Florida, Tennessee and Texas. Together with our island cooks, the Los Charros team guarantees the finest in authentic Mexican cuisine, popular Tex-Mex specialties and local island fare.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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