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El Charrito REstaurant & Lounge

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802 21st Ave, Scottsbluff, NE 69361
308-632-3534
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Takeout

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  • 9
    Excellent
  • 1
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Meh, It's okay.

We were visiting as part of a group touring the area, and our tour guide insisted that this was the best mexican food. He didn't identify if it was the best ever, or just best in the area. Regardless, I had the smothered enchiladas and it was okay. Didn't try the margaritas, but everyone else said... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 4, 2015
T_Nap
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Saint Paul, Nebraska
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  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Laporte, Colorado
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

This is the second time We have had this problem in six months. We are from out of town and have family that live in town. We ordered dinner to go. Again, this is the second time we have failed to receive our full order. The bill reflected the order, but we did not receive what we had requested. Buyer... More 

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Aurora, Colorado
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7 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

From walking in the door, this restaurant went downhill fast. Being our first time here, we did not know we needed to order at the cash register and acquire our own utensils and beverages. We seat ourselves and all the staff just stared at us. After about 10 minutes of completely being ignored by at least four restaurant employees, I... More 

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Saint Paul, Nebraska
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

We were visiting as part of a group touring the area, and our tour guide insisted that this was the best mexican food. He didn't identify if it was the best ever, or just best in the area. Regardless, I had the smothered enchiladas and it was okay. Didn't try the margaritas, but everyone else said they were okay. It... More 

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Moscow, Idaho
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We arrived four minutes before closing, but the staff happily served us. We ordered green chili and a combo plate which was more than enough food for two. None of the food was too salty or oily, which can easily happen with bad Mexican food. Great flavor in the enchilada. The salsa for complimentary chips and dip had a creamy... More 

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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This was by far the worst Mexican food I have ever encountered. The tacos had unseasoned ground beef and the enchildada had wierd nacho seasoning. The salsa was like eating tamoto I paste. We didnt even eat more then a few bites and left.

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Chadron, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

This has been a staple restaurant for my family and I for years. It is family owned and operated. Great food and service. Lots of choices. Salsa is the best! Great place for drinks as well.

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Melba, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Loved it! Family owned and operated for 3 generations. The food is basic and down home delicious. The bar was well stocked and the kids welcome. Their fried ice cream was the best I've ever had.

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hilton head
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

Authentic made from scratch tortillas. terrific salsa and the guacamole was some of the best I've ever had, chunky and creamy. very comfortable restaurant, friendly folks

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South Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

We ordered two beef tostado plates with rice and beans, guacamole, chips, and tea. When I went to the drink fountain to get tea, the dispenser was empty. I asked if they had any more tea. The lady said she could make some if I really want it. I drank water. When the food came there was one tostado plate... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

I have eaten at the El Charrito Restaurant and Lounge in Scottsbluff, Nebraska for the past 8 years when I am on business and I have never been disappointed. The service is excellent, the Margaritas are refreshing and the food is delicious. I especially an enchanted by their signature dish, the pork chile. The enchiladas and hard shell tacos are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 802 21st Ave, Scottsbluff, NE 69361
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Scottsbluff
  • Phone Number: 308-632-3534

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 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 - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?