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El Charro Cafe

601 W 8th St, Yuma, AZ 85364-2955
+1 928-783-9790
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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292 reviews 292 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Based upon the Trip Advisor reviews below (especially Alonzo), we decided to stop here for take out since we were traveling with our dog Luke. I walked in at 3, ordered, and before a coke was completed had our order to eat in the car! Welcoming service, great recommendations (rolled and folded tacos, chips, salsa and chorros. Much to much... More 

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Warrenville, Illinois
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54 reviews 54 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We were driving from San Diego to Phoenix and decided to stop in Yuma for dinner. We wanted something local and I found this restaurant on Tripadvisor. We are so glad we stopped. VERY friendly and many locals were eating or getting take out orders. The margaritas were hand mixed and everything we ordered was delicious. Wish I lived closer... More 

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San Diego, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

My wife was born and raised in Yuma and her family started coming to this restaurant in 1964. This review, therefore, is unabashedly influenced by family tradition, sentimentality, and the knowledge that if I say anything negative, I'm in big trouble. Just so you know. Karen ate here pretty much once a week for 15 years, and we now make... More 

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Sedona, Arizona
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Yes, Yuma can be HOT! But the El Charro Cafe offers superb Mexican food in an historic restaurant setting. It has been family owned and operated for decades. My wife and I thought that the chips and salsa were above and beyond the usual, and my fajitas were also exceptional. It was an historic restaurant that has maintained its first-rate... More 

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Southern, IN
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

I'm from Yuma, AZ and this restaurant has been here for many years. The have awesome Mexican food.... Folded tacos are just to die for...

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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

A party of five came here for lunch while in Yuma for business. We saw many reviews raving that this was THE place to go for Mexican in Yuma and had been around forever. Maybe we had higher expectations, but this place sorely disappointed us. It was the least favorite of our Mexican meals during our three weeks in Yuma.... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Typical mexican restaurant. Food was bland. Prices were good, people are nice, but food not so great.

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Gardnerville, Nevada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

I have lived in the San Diego area for over 50 years, traveled extensively in Mexico, but El Charro in Yuma AZ is absolutely one of the best Mexican restaurants I have ever eaten at. The first time we went was about 3 months ago, wrote a 4 star review for Yelp at that time, but I had obviously only... More 

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Top Contributor
109 reviews 109 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

The food is good authentic Mexican food, The people that review this food as bad do so because they have not eaten real authentic Mexican food before and are expecting the Taco Bell taste. This food is great, but is real authentic Mexican food, service is quick and friendly, nice place. We have had both lunch and dinner and both... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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139 reviews 139 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

We came on this restaurant while looking for a place to eat the evening of the Christmas parade. The building is nothing fancy but the inside is traditional Mexican. We didn't have a lot of time before the parade so we decided to order something light. My wife ordered the Pollo Azado Mexican Salad and I ordered the Chimichanga. When... More 

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Additional Information about El Charro Cafe

Address: 601 W 8th St, Yuma, AZ 85364-2955
Phone Number: +1 928-783-9790
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Yuma
Open Hours:
Sunday 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 - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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