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El Charro Cafe

601 W 8th St, Yuma, AZ 85364-2955
+1 928-783-9790
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Lake Havasu City
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51 reviews 51 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We read the rave reviews and were anxious to give this place a try on a trip to Yuma. The staff was very friendly, but it went downhill from there. The first chips delivered to the table looked like the bottom of the bag. We were given another basket when the waitress also noticed that we had dime size pieces.... More 

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Yuma Az
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58 reviews 58 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

El Charro has been serving Yumas since 1943. My wife and I both like it(she was born and raised in Yuma). The beans are service the "old" fashion way with lard, hmmm they taste great but be carefull as you can hear your arteries hardening :) Prices are fair as is the quanity and quality of food. I don't care... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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296 reviews 296 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 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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58 reviews 58 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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
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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
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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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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