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Los Panchos de Charly Mexican Grill & Cantina

431 E St, San Diego, CA 92101-6111 (Downtown)
619-237-1320
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Ranked #1,566 of 4,043 restaurants in San Diego
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Downtown
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UK
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

This was our final day in San Diego at the end of a four week holiday stretching from South America all the way north. We were being collected from the Westin to be taken to the airport for our flight home and so were just looking for somewhere to chill out with lunch. Los Panchos seemed to fit the bill.... More

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Everett, Washington
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Worth the trip, slightly overpriced but the service made up for it. Margaritas were made to perfection and the rest if the drinks were a solid price.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

After getting sick from an allergic reaction to an ingredient in my meal, I was kicked out and told not to return. The "bouncer" threatened me and assaulted my girlfriend and her brother out of anger because of their dispute to the check and the inconsideration to my allergy. A police report was filed!

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Chesterfield, Missouri
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54 reviews 54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

I was there for dinner a little before 7 and since I thought it was happy hour, ordered a margarita. When the bill showed up, they had charged me the regular price and not the happy hour price. When I protested, the server told me that it was a bit after 7pm. My receipt has the time of 7:23pm when... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

After our shopping at macys (receipt 623 pm) we decided to stop at Los panchos for a drink. The bartender gave us the happy hour menu (they run happy hour between 3-7 pm)... We ordered the first round and at 655 we ordered a second round. At 715 we asked the check and we notice that the prices were not... More

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San Diego, California
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40 reviews 40 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

This has to be one of the worst taco shops around. They are very slow, not friendly and can't get orders right. Make sure to check your entire order before you leave because if you tell them not to put something in your burrito, they put extra. Even if you ask them if the order is right, they will lie... More

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Burnaby, Canada
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57 reviews 57 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

You can pass by without noticing it but the savory smells are taking control on yourself and they grab you inside for an tasteful and delicious Mexican food. The staff is very profesional and following theirs recommendations you can't be disappointed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013 via mobile

It was a great environment, the waiters were supper nice. There food was good. They have a lot of different Mexican food, there burrito mojado was good. Other tamarindo margarita was delicious. They have happy hour :) is great

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Glasgow
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126 reviews 126 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013 via mobile

Thought we had had our fill of Mexican food on this holiday, but with the tempting menu and the very reasonable prices, we decided to give it a go. Glad we did. Had the mixed fajitas. Beautifully cooked skirt beef, chicken and shrimps. Tangy salsa and guacamole. Great flour tortillas. And the complimentary chips with salsa dip were definitely more-ish.... More

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Perth, Australia
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126 reviews 126 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

We decided to try this Mexican restaurant as it was recommended to us by some locals. The food was well priced especially compared to some of the other restaurants in this area. Our meals were were fresh and tasted fairly standard, we had much better Mexican in Old Town.

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