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El Charritos-Helenas Original

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201 Mill St, Davison, MI 48423-1474
810-658-9308
Today
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • 1
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great Mexican Food

We are lucky to have two wonderful Mexican restaurants in Davison. El Charritos food is always fresh, tasty and the service is great. The restaurant is not fancy but always friendly and clean. Senior Lucky's has a liquor license so if you want a shot of tequila with your meal then pick Senior... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
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Davison, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We have traveled the world, this food is as good as Cozumel! LOVE their chips & salsa, hands down the best in the area! Wet burritos are excellent, never get tired of eating here!

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Davison, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We are lucky to have two wonderful Mexican restaurants in Davison. El Charritos food is always fresh, tasty and the service is great. The restaurant is not fancy but always friendly and clean. Senior Lucky's has a liquor license so if you want a shot of tequila with your meal then pick Senior Lucky's. The prices are generally a little... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

There food is great , although they have changed there chips and they are to hard.Over all they have great food one of the best in town.

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Davison, Michigan
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40 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We love El Charritos & their staff! The restaurant it self is nothing fancy, but we are usually stuffing our faces to much to notice! You must get an order of chips! These are not the free off brand tortillas chips other places serve you for free. All of the food is delicious you really can't go wrong! I am... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

I really enjoy the food here. Some things are a little more pricey than say Señor Lucky's, but you get what you pay for, and the food is always delicious and good quality. Also the homemade chips are the best I've had!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 via mobile

Ridiculous how long that wait is to get your food and it wasn't even busy. And a basket of chips and a side of guac $5.09..thanks but no thanks.

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Davison, Michigan, United States
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14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This is a family owned restaurant with really great food. The chips & salsa are extra, but worth the cost. I love the stewed meat in their burritos (which is my favorite). Good taco salad as well. Nice location in downtown Davison.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Their chips are terrific. Love the J's Jumbo Burrito with stew beef. Get it "wet" with cheese and gravy.

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Davison
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

This place has the best Mexican in the county. The beef and gravy is excellent. Wish they would get a liquor license.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

My husband & I come here about once a week!! They have amazing Chips & Homemade Salsa!! The service is great and the Golden Tacos are to die for!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 201 Mill St, Davison, MI 48423-1474
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Davison
  • Phone Number: 810-658-9308
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?