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El Charolais

1805 W State Of Franklin Rd, Johnson City, TN 37604
(423) 928-0929
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English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I have never had a bad experience at this restaurant and I go atleast 3 to 4 times per month. The food is always served hot and fresh. The margaritas are wonderful as well! We love the new outdoor seating as well!

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34 reviews 34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I love this place..everything from the salsa to the entrees are delicious! The frijita quesadillas are amazing..you can't go wrong eating here.. Great food and service!

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Rocky Top
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I found this Mexican Restaurant to be the best I have ever been to. Even a friend whose wife is Mexican says it is best she has eaten including her years in Mexico. Plan to eat there again this week as a friend I am treating him for his birthday which was last week choose it for his gift. Bigger... More

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

There are other good Mexican places in town; just look on the list here and you'll find several. For my taste El Charlais is the best. I only ever order off the Traditional Menus. The burritos are awesome with jalapanos pickled in-house for a perfect heat/flavor combination. The tortas too are great. My current favorite is the Cecina tacos. Think... More

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72 reviews 72 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The food was good and served quickly. Service was prompt and friendly. I thought the restaurant was fine and have no complaints. I wouldn't classify the food here as authentic Mexican or the best Mexican food I've ever eaten. It is typical for a Mexican restaurant found in a strip mall in a college town. It was very busy and... More

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Always a good meal! We eat at the location by ETSU atleast once a week.. Love the authentic food and drinks.

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Great food, great staff! If you don't see it on the menu, just ask! The salsa is so good, I wish they'd serve it in bigger bowls.

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Melbourne, Florida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

OK, you're not gonna believe this but if y are in the Tri-City area of TN and are craving a authentic Mexican meal just go out of your way a little and find El Charolais. Yes it's in a strip center, no Johnson City does not have a 'little Mexico' section of town from which you would logic a restaurant... More

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Erwin, Tennessee
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We eat at El Charolais fairly regularly, it's our preference when we want local Mexican food. As a rule, the food is fresh, well prepared and the service is very good. The owners and managers will frequently stop by and ask if everything is good with our meal, it's one of the places where they still show their appreciation for... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I'm really picky when it comes to Mexican food. My opinion, this place sufficed. It didn't knock me off my feet, but I didn't dislike it either. The menu is large with lots of variety. The vegetarian shrimp offered in the vegetarian section really cracked me up! The portions are generous - I walked away with a box every visit.... More

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Additional Information about El Charolais

Address: 1805 W State Of Franklin Rd, Johnson City, TN 37604
Phone Number: (423) 928-0929
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Johnson City
Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
Cuisine: Mexican

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