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Calle Obregon, Alamos, Mexico
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Ranked #4 of 7 Restaurants in Alamos
Wed - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: European
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Description: Attached to Colonial Hotel
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  • English first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Syracuse, New York
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117 reviews 117 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Charisma is a great option in Alamos if you want another choice than Mexican food. Chef specials are particularly good. Atmosphere and decor is authentic and a great choice for a first time visit to this lovely town. Margaritas are the best! Service is slow but it's Mexico not the states. Hours are limited to Thursday-Sunday only. Pricey for Mexico.... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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67 reviews 67 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The qualiy of the food, the atmosphere and the Chef, Joseph are the best! His ribs are better than New Orleans restaurants. A real treat!

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Top Contributor
124 reviews 124 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Great ambience, extremely friendly service and good food. What more could one ask for? The decor is nice and they have a bar. The Chef came over to our table personally and told us about the different cuisines they could cater to.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

When in the mood for something beyond traditional Mexican fare while in Alamos, there is no better choice than Charisma. Italian, French and Spanish dishes all offered with superior flavor and presentation. The menu is always changing with inspired specials. I had Boeuf Bourguignon and felt like I was at the Lapin Agile!

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Tucson, Arizona
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

6 of us enjoyed our meals, the coconut shrimp were popular, the salmon in rice paper...not so much! The steak was not in the peppercorn sauce (per the menu) because of the total language barrier, not so good. Credit card charges are processed a few blocks away. . . it is Mexico:o)

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

We pre-booked a birthday dinner for 8 here. We were told it was busy and required a reservation. When we arrived there was only one single diner in the whole large place. Also, the music as promised was not there . We were happy anyway and ordered our dinners. Over an hour later the food arrived. Most dinners were fine,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2012

Decoration is nice; food was excellent, I liked the piña colada pie!! Presentation was very nice also; took some time but food was made in the instant and taste was excellent. I had crab empanadas and fish.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2011

a fun spot with great food. i always run into interesting people. i love how the bar is set up and decorated.

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San Diego, California
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191 reviews 191 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
182 helpful votes 182 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2011

Whether approached from the attached hotel, into the cozy bar, or directly from the street, into the dining room, Charisma more than meets the expectation of its name. The bar is small and friendly with a handful of booths which are the place to eat. The dining room is large and more formal. Wherever you decide to eat, the cuisine... More 

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Additional Information about Charisma

Address: Calle Obregon, Alamos, Mexico
Location: Mexico  >  Northern Mexico  >  Sonora  >  Alamos
Open Hours:
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: European

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