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El Charrito

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212 SW Dorion Ave, Pendleton, OR 97801-2126
541-276-0413
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 18
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 3
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fabulous Salsa

We love El Charrito's salsa! The food is good, and the prices are reasonable. Try the Arroz con Camarones!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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Pendleton, Oregon
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Portland, Oregon
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Good food, great drinks, nice service. We were lucky there was not much open on a recent Sunday night. El Charrito was open and we couldn't have been happier with our choice.

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Baker City, Oregon
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Just a typical Mexican menu. The wait staff was very slow and had the attitude of not caring if you were satisfied or not. The food was only tepidly warm upon receipt and had no real flavor. Will not be going back.

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We had the burrito charrito and the enchiladas. Both were excellent. The food came very quickly and the water glasses were constantly filled.

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Pendleton, Oregon
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

El Charrito is my favorite Mexican Restaurant in Pendleton. Always friendly, quick service, and fantastic food.

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Pendleton, Oregon
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48 reviews 48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We love El Charrito's salsa! The food is good, and the prices are reasonable. Try the Arroz con Camarones!

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Seattle, Washington
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

The food was great and was reasonably priced. This place fills up quickly, for good reason.................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Boise, Idaho
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Stopped in Pendelton on the way home. The chips and salsa were delicious. We got a pollo/crema dish that came with a side of rice and refers. It was huge-the plate was about 14" in diameter! Two women shared the dish and had leftovers. Meal was ok to good. The waiter was super nice!

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Pendleton
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We have tried all the mexican restaurants in town and this is our favorite. The mole sauce is better than anywhere else I have ever tried. I wish I could buy it by the jar so I could eat it all the time at home.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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297 reviews 297 reviews
259 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

The chimichanga was very good. Comes with rice, beans, guacamole and sour cream. The chips were thin, crisp and warm. The salsa was just spicy enough for my taste.

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Denver
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

The food was great. I had some work to do, so appreciated the well-lighted restaurant and booth. The staff are quiet and, although not unfriendly or unattentive, they leave you to yourself.

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  • Address: 212 SW Dorion Ave, Pendleton, OR 97801-2126
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Pendleton
  • Phone Number: 541-276-0413

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