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El Charro

2175 Avienda de la Playa, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
(858) 459-7900
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Ranked #209 of 1,270 Restaurants in La Jolla
Price range: $5 - $20
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Aug 14, 2014
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Dublin, Ireland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Mexican fast food, very busy but has tables outside. Reasonably priced as most of the restaurants along that block are more expensive. Good for feeding a family.

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Kirkland, Washington
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Not very good food. Felt poorly several hours after eating. Much better choices in the area. Less than fast food quality at a dine in price.

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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75 reviews 75 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

Looking at some of the plates, I ordered the nacho combo. It was not cheesy and the meat was under seasoned. I threw most of it away--a waste of money!

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Marysville, Washington
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We totally loved this quick bite so we could get back to the beach. Carne asada fries and nachos were AMAZING!! All 6 of us ordered differently and were all happy. Burritos are huge and fresh. Loved it!

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Marysville, Wa
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Just ate here and was very pleased. Vey nice, quick and delicious. I wouldn't say the best I have ever eaten but still very good!

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Fort Worth, Texas
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172 reviews 172 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Needed something for lunch after visiting the aquarium .. Found this place and it was a pleasant surprise ! I had rolled beef tacos .. Came with avocado, cheese, lettuce, tomatoe... Very tasty.. Rice and beans were yummy! My son and his wife had fish tacos and said they were delicious .. My husband had shredded beef tacos.. We all... More

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Lakewood, Colorado, United States
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113 reviews 113 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

If you're looking for fast and cheap....you found it! Food is fine. Can't say great...but there's nothing wrong with it, it's just fine. Prices are certainly reasonable. Staff was friendly and efficient. I'd come back again.

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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48 reviews 48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

What to say? The guy behind the counter was friendly. That's about it for this place. Awful, rubbish, disgusting. Jog along.

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Sacramento, CA
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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

We went back a few times to get this wonderful food! Everything is fresh and we had our food in about 5 minutes. The chicken is nicely marinated, the beef perfectly shredded. If you have a craving for good Mexican food....go here! They have a nice bunch of tables inside, a few tables outside, or get it to go for... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

I am no expert in mexican food but this little restaurant made my visit to la jolla! Great portions and reasonably priced! They have a seating area insude and more tables outside. Staff was nice and kind despite the busy time. Would definitely go back!

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