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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 #1,016 of 4,125 Restaurants in San Diego
Cuisines: Mexican
Neighborhood: Downtown
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Wellington, New Zealand
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71 reviews 71 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

The tasting appetiser plate was superb for two, the shrimp cerviche was awesome, the service was fast, friendly and helpful.Great value for money.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Warm welcome, and they serve a very good chilaquiles dish. Prices are low, and they have a small terrace which is comfy. Loved it.

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Blaine, Washington
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57 reviews 57 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Wednesday night, 10:30pm, in the Gaslamp Quarter and two couples are hungry. Several of the places we entered had stopped seating for food. We were walking to a suggested restaurant when from the corner of 4th and E, we spotted Los Panchos in the middle of a block. Lights were still on and so I walked in to see if... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We sat outside at a tiny table which was fine because the surroundings were worth sitting out there! Great location in gas lamp district. We both got the surf and turf burrito....SO GOOD! Amazing cheese and meat :) Good beer prices also!

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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Wide range of mexican food which was very tasty. Service was friendly and prompt without rushing you. The happy hour, 3 -7pm adds value to this restuaruant that we really enjoyed.

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Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

The guacamole and house salad were both really tasty, and at happy hour prices were a bargain. The service was very slow and less than welcoming, and main course was disappointing. Maybe because it was such a hot day? All in all we wished we'd walked farther to find another option.

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Indore, India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Great food, full of flavor.. Had the fajitas with chicken very very good!!! They had a live singer (every Thursday), very good voice, enjoyed his music!!

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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

I went there during happy hour, when they offer margaritas at $5. I had some mini tacos, which were $2 each. I tried the crane asado, the chicken and the carnitas. All if them were really good, and the price was of course fantastic. You would probably need around 4 for a average sized lunch.

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Los Angeles, California
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102 reviews 102 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
287 helpful votes 287 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Los Panchos is on the fringe of the Gaslamp Quarter. Good food, wide variety of Mexican appetizers and combination plates. We have eaten here several times and food is pretty consistent. Decent tacos and enchiladas, variety of seafood appetizers. Service can be a little slow but always personable. To be honest, we first stopped in because there was no line... More 

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61 reviews 61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

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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Additional Information about Los Panchos de Charly Mexican Grill & Cantina

Address: 431 E St, San Diego, CA 92101-6111
Phone Number: 619-237-1320
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
Cuisine: Mexican

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