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Cocina Del Charro

890 W Valley Parkway, Escondido, CA 92025
(760) 745-1382
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Ranked #79 of 295 Restaurants in Escondido
Hours:
Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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San Marcos, California
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120 reviews 120 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

The restaurant is a good place to go for Mexican food and margaritas, but the treat is to go for Sunday Brunch. They put on quite a spread. This location is superior to their San Marcos location, so even though the San Marcos store is closer to us, we take the drive to go here.

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Hesperia, California, USA
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42 reviews 42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

the meals come a la carte. I had Flautas and the rice and beans were extra. The Burrito also was a la carte and rice and beans were extra. The Deep Fried Ice Cream was massive, so four people had a taste that saved the day for this place. Waitress were a little rushed it seemed also.

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Safety Harbor, Florida
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347 reviews 347 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
202 helpful votes 202 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We checked out several Mexican restaurants in the Escondido and decided on Cocina Del Charro for its street appeal. I had the steak rancheros with a side salad instead of rice and beans. The meat was just okay mixed with tomatoes. Lynn had a taco and a chile relleno. Normally a relleno is her favorite Mexican dish, but she didn't... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Oh my Gosh, that was supposed to good food???!!! That was awful!! The ONLY GOOD thing was the salsa. Our waitress seemed bothered by us asking about any of the food on the menu. There were photos of ceviche tostadas which are ONLY offered on weekends. I can only quickly summarize my experience by saying I got a stomach ache.... More

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Valley Center, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Cocina del Charro is what we call our "home Mexican restaurant" because whenever we want good and authentic Mexican food we inevitably go there. I typically rate a Mexican restaurant by the quality of their salsa, and their salsa is excellent especially with the hot tortilla chips that are served. Their breakfast menu is extensive and we usually custom order... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Loved the food the first time drove from Artesia Ca. too have Sunday Brunch, great food, atmosphere good, friendly honest waiters/waitress, prices good-family oriented, Looking forward to next visit

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Escondido, CA
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76 reviews 76 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This restaurant was, for many years, on a side street in a very dated location. Now they are in a great central location and are up to date on appearance. The food is very good and we always enjoy ourselves there.

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Escondido, California
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142 reviews 142 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
441 helpful votes 441 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Probably one of the worst carne asada burritos I ever had. It was filled with beans & rice which I prefer on the side, but worst of all there were way too many large chunks of diced onions to suit me. The burrito, as well as my wife's tamale and chili relleno were very bland - lacking basic seasonings normally... More

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Escondido, California
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50 reviews 50 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

New location in Escondido is a nice upgrade from previous, food average. Happy hour is average not sure I'd make it a point to frequent.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

We visited Cocina today at 17:50. We got the last table a good sign. We both chose the Fajitas, me shrimp, her chicken. The table was too small for all the food! Excellent food quality. However, 2 tortillas each was a bit stingy but 4 more arrived upon request. Drinks are well priced one of the cheapest bottles of good... More

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Additional Information about Cocina Del Charro

Address: 890 W Valley Parkway, Escondido, CA 92025
Phone Number: (760) 745-1382
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Escondido
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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