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El Gran Charro

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2834 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Stafford, VA 22554
5407207770
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 30
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    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
great place with friends

I went here first time with friends and really did not know what to order but my friends helped me. I will say the food was good and hot. Not spicy hot. The place was very clean and nicely decorated. We also enjoy having the flan for desert. I will tell others to come here for real Mexican foods.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
spottedhawk90
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Kentucky
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Large groups
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72 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Kentucky
Top Contributor
122 reviews 122 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I went here first time with friends and really did not know what to order but my friends helped me. I will say the food was good and hot. Not spicy hot. The place was very clean and nicely decorated. We also enjoy having the flan for desert. I will tell others to come here for real Mexican foods.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

I come here regularly and for good reason. Delicious food at prices that make it easy to fill up. Love their chips and salsa as well as the queso dip! Forgot the others in the area this is the better choice.

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Stafford
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The food was good and the staff was very very friendly. I have been a couple of times and would go again.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Great service, fantastic drinks and awesome food! A Great place for family and friends to meet and have a great time!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

If you are from the north you'll think this tastes fine because a lot of people around here seem to. If you're from Texas or New Mexico you're wasting your time even trying it. All of the food tastes exactly the same, like they use the same seasoning on everything they cook. It's exceptionally mediocre.

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

I love this restaurant! Amazing food, great atmosphere, and service. A must have for me at least once a month.

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East Lym
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

A quick overnight while traveling the East coast, and this restaurant was one driveway away from our hotel. How nice it was to see that it was so highly rated on Tripadvisor. This restaurant did not disappoint. Margaritas in 3 sizes, delicious with no chemical flavor. Meals were an excellent value and very tasty. The salsa was one of the... More 

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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Loved the food here. I was so happy to see both the white sauce with the salsa and chips. And the salsa tasted very fresh. Our food was good and the restaurant was warm and cozy. Great place for a date night or to bring the family.

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Stafford, Virginia
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129 reviews 129 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The southwestern fare at El Gran Charro is the best in the area. Best flavor. Best service. Best atmosphere. Best price. The quality of food and drinks at El Gran Charro is consistent and after four years of eating here we have never come away disappointed. The $3.99 lunch special is a favorite of my co-workers. Quick and always hot!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic customer service from each staff member. Fast, fresh, delicious, hot food at a great price and value. Love this place, my fave restaurant in Stafford.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2834 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Stafford, VA 22554
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Stafford
  • Phone Number: 5407207770

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 15
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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