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7725 N Oracle Rd # 101, Oro Valley, AZ
520-229-1922
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Ranked #7 of 45 Restaurants in Oro Valley
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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wheaton IL
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148 reviews 148 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Mexican food can be fantastic cheap or expensive but when it is higher prices the service and food needs to be perfect! Guacamole very good, salsa spicy, entrees spicy!!! Ordered the carne asada and it was chewy could barely cut it! Hubby had their specialty steak dried out in the hot sun... Well it was dry and tasted like sand... More 

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Wheaton, IL
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103 reviews 103 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Took the family to El Charro for Sunday Dinner. The manager had food for my little nephew before we had looked at the menu. The service was prompt and effecient and the food well done and was a new twist on mexican cuisine. I has a great time and will be coming back.

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Mineral Point, Wisconsin
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I was one of the first to arrive for lunch and it took forever to get seated. Then once seated i got my drink and then again waited. I ordered the numero uno combo. Beef taco, enchilada and rice and beans. They are known for beef taco which uses a beef patty. Enchilada was great, but taco was bland. Not... More 

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Edwards
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Went there to give a try. We were placed in the back of the dining area and very close to the kitchen. Waitress was not very attentive and it seemed our stay was too long. The food was just so-so. Not sure if this is what the taste of food is like in this area but was not like we... More 

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Eugene
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Our family chose this restaurant because of the good reviews. We were somewhat disappointed. Although there were 7 in our group, the service could have still been better. One of the chairs had a nail sticking out of one of the legs, gouging into the floor every time it was moved. A waiter replaced it, but just stuck it at... More 

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Shawnee, Kansas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

7 of us went to lunch and will not go back. Our server did not write down our order and consequently 3 of the 7 dishes were not correct when they arrived at the table. We requested an appetizer 4 times before it was finally delivered moments before the entrees. They were out of chicken and charro beans!?!? We constantly... More 

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

What is not to like? Absolutely nothing at the weekend happy hour! The time is right, the drinks are top notch, the selection of 3 appetizers is varied, well presented, and delicious. And we wish our son could meet and marry the lovely, smart young lady tending the bar. Oh well, that might be asking a bit much, even for... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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68 reviews 68 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Back visiting Tucson and looked forward to an El Charro visit. All that anticipation was worth the wait. Twice had Carne Seca, once fajita style and once enchilada style. The Carne Seca alone is worth the visit. Also ventured into a pork enchilada which gave the Carne Seca a run for its money. Why four versus five stars? We have... More 

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Denver, Colorado, USA
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63 reviews 63 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

This place doesn't deserve a high trip adviser rating. Poor food and good service doesn't make a good experience. Better options are not far away!

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Denver, Colorado
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We've been a fan of El Charro Cafe for a few years now. We visit Tucson each Xmas holiday season and can't wait to eat at this wonderful restaurant each year!! This time a friend came with us and to our delight, he enjoyed it just as much as we did!! Burritos are a favorite but we've never been disappointed... More 

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Additional Information about El Charro Cafe

Address: 7725 N Oracle Rd # 101, Oro Valley, AZ
Phone Number: 520-229-1922
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Oro Valley
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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