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El Charro Restaurant

Mexican, Spanish
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209 S P Blvd, Lordsburg, NM 88045
575-542-3400
Today
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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    Very good
  • 11
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  • 9
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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Incredible green and red chile

Humble atmosphere and hurried staff but incredible authentic food. It's hard to find green and red chile this delicious outside of the home.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 10, 2015
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Denver, Colorado
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

There are few choices in town but unfortunately we chose this one. While the service was slow for a Sunday evening, the food made the experience even worse. The restaurant was about 40% full, mainly with locals. The location of the restaurant is not pleasant but that did not deter us from trying to find Mexican food during our trip.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015 via mobile

Humble atmosphere and hurried staff but incredible authentic food. It's hard to find green and red chile this delicious outside of the home.

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Questa
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Unremarkable architecture and ambiance. Asked for water, never got it. Abuelita who seated us very personable. Best I can say about the food is that it was "sustenance". Chile relleno was crispy on the outside, soggy inside. And was that Velveeta in my relleno? Yep. Not sure I had cheese in my enchilada. Nuff said for you to make a... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Walked to this restaurant, and had to walk all the way around a stalled train, but worth it. Outside looks pretty beat up, but waitress was friendly. The chips and salsa were good. I had the chicken taco special. It was very tasty. Served with Spanish rice and refried beans. Usually I ignore the rice but this was very fluffy... More 

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dc
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We were making a long road trip and El Charro was recommended to us as a "must stop" restaurant. My husband really enjoyed the green chile con carne. The waitress was very, very nice. Restrooms were clean as was the restaurant. Those are the positives. On the negatives, I didn't know it was possible to make a bad enchilada but... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

According to a woman at the Chamber of Commerce, El Charro is now the ONLY restaurant in town that serves alcoholic drinks! That's OK, it was enough, after a long day on the road. The Mexican food here (also some burgers, chicken and pork chops on the menu), was just fine -cooked to our specs, and served with a friendly... More 

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El Cajon, California
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Not having many choices in lordsburg NM to eat a local told us about this restaurant very good food great prices friendly staff good drinks.

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Cornville, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Went there with a group of 5 other people. Service was a bit slow, but the food all came at once. Reminded me more of fast food, but it was ok. No one complained. Tables are all in the open in one big room, so no privacy.

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Artesia, New Mexico
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122 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Just happened to be driving down the main drag of Lordsburg when we spotted this place across the railroad tracks in a very unusual location. At first glance the diner might say no way I'm not eating there. Well you would be missing some very authentic Mexican food at a good price. Our server was a much older woman (probably... More 

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Connecticut, United States
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74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We were passing though on our cross-country move and stopped at El Charro. While the exterior is not exactly beautiful the food did not disappoint. With hefty portions and minimal prices it was a great pit stop. Service was not exactly friendly, but it was fine for a quick stop on the road.

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Additional Information about El Charro Restaurant

Address: 209 S P Blvd, Lordsburg, NM 88045
Phone Number: 575-542-3400
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Lordsburg
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican, Spanish

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 209 S P Blvd, Lordsburg, NM 88045
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Lordsburg
  • Phone Number: 575-542-3400

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican, Spanish
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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