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El Charolais

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Mexican
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1805 W State Of Franklin Rd, Johnson City, TN 37604
(423) 928-0929
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11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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Visitor rating
  • 81
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
My Favorite Place in Johnson City

My family and I eat here very often. The service is excellent. The food is really fresh, well prepared and the portions are enormous. I have nothing negative to say about this place. Well done.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Travis M
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Erwin, Tn
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Erwin, Tn
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I eat here very often. The service is excellent. The food is really fresh, well prepared and the portions are enormous. I have nothing negative to say about this place. Well done.

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Thank Travis M
Pikeville, Kentucky
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

El Kroger is pretty solid Mexican food. As fluffy says, "it meat, cheese and vegetables wrapped in a flour tortilla and covered in red sauce."

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Thank Mark R
Piney Flats, Tennessee
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204 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant with a large group and we were well pleased. Huge servings, extensive menu, attentive wait staff. Certainly one of the top Tex-Mex restaurants in the area !

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Thank wabjr705
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

El Charolais offers both American iced and traditional Mexican dishes. They traditional tacos are amazing! In fact, I have never had a dish that I did not enjoy from their menu. I would recommend this restaurant to others!

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Thank Katie A
Jonesborough, Tennessee
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101 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

A great place to go if you are in the mood for Mexican Cuisine. I had the Taco salad, hubby had a spicy chicken fajita entree that came with rice and beans. The margaritas are top notch. Portions are generous. Not a fancy place but for the price, you can't go wrong. It's clean, service is fast and there is... More 

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Thank Eowyn1110
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

This place is great and the staff is always friendly. The food is always warm and the location is convenient to where I work.

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Thank StellaMeatball
Oxon Hill, Maryland
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111 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

El Charolais has excellent food! The flavors are great, and the kitchen lays out the perfect spiciness when the menu says it's spicy and perfect non (or limited) spiciness when the menu does not specify. The _huge_ menu is full of expected standards and many more items I don't often see, and there are loads of combinations available. (Starting at... More 

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Thank JohnsonIV
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

One of my favorite places to go out with friends. I'm not a huge fan of Mexican food, but I do love this place. The food is very good and very reasonably priced. Service is hit or miss. Usually pretty fast, but we have waited almost an hour for our food before.

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Thank crazypuglady_2017
Gray, Tennessee
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

We have been going here for years, the service and food have always been great! It's definitely a great place to go for anyone.

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Thank Kurt S
Johnson City, Tennessee
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

Very popular with good margaritas and good routine Mexican food and some exotics. The salads and pineapple specialty are excellent. Something good for everyone in the family and reasonably priced

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1805 W State Of Franklin Rd, Johnson City, TN 37604
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Johnson City
  • Phone Number: (423) 928-0929

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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