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El Charro

Mexican, Spanish
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2503 S Main St, Fort Scott, KS 66701
(620) 223-9944
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 4
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very good, cheap, authentic Mexican fare

We are staying at the hotel right next door to the restaurant and were hungry after a long day of Fort Scott CC baseball. When we got back into town we didn't want to find another place to far so stopped in. I have to say I was pleased. The food was really inexpensive compared to California prices... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2015
rmdy_64
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Yreka, California
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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

Food is average but the service was horrible...They did not seat us with utensils, then got an attitude when we asked for some after sitting for 5 minutes with our food already served, the waiter rushed us to order, my wife asked for sour cream and queso and they got an attitude, when they brought out our food they were... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015 via mobile

We had ordered the lunch fajita and it was fabulous! Kids had the corn dog and fries, was alright. The waiter we had sat us where we couldn't have a high chair for my youngest and waited until the people were gone next to us to get a high chair. That was annoying because obviously he doesn't have kids to... More 

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Thank Celena V
Mesa, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The staff was very accommodating. The food came out right away but unfortunately because we are used to true Mexican food we were disappointed.

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Thank Barb S
Yreka, California
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65 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

We are staying at the hotel right next door to the restaurant and were hungry after a long day of Fort Scott CC baseball. When we got back into town we didn't want to find another place to far so stopped in. I have to say I was pleased. The food was really inexpensive compared to California prices (where we... More 

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Thank rmdy_64
Kansas
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

The servers are always very friendly, and know their customers that are repeaters. Food is always good and hot. One of our favorite places to eat.

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Thank Love2hunt
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Was running late getting to Fort Scott to meet my son going to college there and their were limited choices that were open after 8pm. We decided on El Charro, GPS brought me to old location, they are now across from the Walmart. We both had the Shrimp, chicken and beef fajita's. Tasty and hot, tortilla's look and taste to... More 

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Thank tejasdrmr
Salisbury, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

This is the second time I ate here but the food this time did not meet my expectations. It was the special and it seemed overlooked:( previous meals were super!

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Thank NCJim397
Evergreen, Colorado
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43 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

I am not a big fan of Mexican food, even though I live in New Mexico. However, I love El Charro for the food, atmosphere and friendly staff. The prices are quite reasonable. If you need a Mexican food fix, try this one. I have also eaten at the El Charro restaurant in Pittsburg, KS and would give it the... More 

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Beaverton, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

The food at El Charro's is very good and the prices are very reasonable. The meat in the tacos was very flavorful and their salsa is delicious!

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1 Thank T C
Pittsburg, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

I really enjoy Mexican food and the ElCharro's chain is very good. I like the staff and all the different meals I have had there I have enjoyed.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2503 S Main St, Fort Scott, KS 66701
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Fort Scott
  • Phone Number: (620) 223-9944

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican, Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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