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El Charro Mexican Restaurant

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4611 Southpoint Pkwy, Fredericksburg, VA 22407-2602
540-710-9390
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • 26
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  • 8
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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
Road Trip

Stayed overnight nearby in the middle of a 2 day road trip. Searched on here for a low cost dinner. Very happy with the results. The food was quite good, especially given the prices. A little shy on atmosphere, and if you can't find it, it's hiding behind the strip mall.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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90 reviews 90 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Prices are very reasonable, but rather average food. if you are from an area where there are plenty of exciting new taquerías, much of the food here tends to be a rather old-fashioned and fairly Americanized version of Mexican cooking (a large selection of combination plates, various versions of sizzling fajitas, and so on). But there are some nice exceptions... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Stayed overnight nearby in the middle of a 2 day road trip. Searched on here for a low cost dinner. Very happy with the results. The food was quite good, especially given the prices. A little shy on atmosphere, and if you can't find it, it's hiding behind the strip mall.

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bklyn,ny
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48 reviews 48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

The menu is huge-so many wonderful choices. My wife opted for a burrito & I had the taco combination-both very good. The servers are attentive and helpful

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I've been going to el charro for years, and it has always been amazing! Mexican food is my favorite, and I always try new places, but nothing has compared to this joint. Try the fajita nachos - you won't be disappointed.

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

I have eaten here about 10 times in the past 4 months. I always go for the lunch specials which are mostly all $5.99. I mean really, WHO can beat that? The flavor is authentic, salsa is fresh and they bring you this creamy white ranch like sauce to dip your chips in which is very tasty. I have had... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I LOVE some Mexican food & this place hits the spot every time I go here (which is pretty frequently...probably once a week or so). The queso is always delicious, the guacamole is always delicious, there is some other dipping sauce that they provide with the salsa, which is also delicious. You can't go wrong with any meal you order... More 

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Troutville, Virginia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Had a late dinner here and was pleasantly surprised at how good everything was. The chimichangas were good, and chips and salsa excellent! Better than most Mexican restaurants I've tried.

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Saco, Maine, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We stayed at the holiday inn express accross the street and enjoyed a nice dinner here. We had chicken and shrimp fajitas and the Los locos. Both very good!

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Lake Placid
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39 reviews 39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This is authentic from the staff to the food to the music to the restaurant's ambiencee. I hope to visit again.

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Orange, Virginia
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282 reviews 282 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

This is one of many the owner(s) has/have in the area. As far as I'm concerned, while the food is good and the service is great, the prices are higher than other equally good Mexican restaurants in Fredericksburg. It's a bit hard to find, but not too much. Menu is really great; lots of dishes from which to choose. Just... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4611 Southpoint Pkwy, Fredericksburg, VA 22407-2602
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fredericksburg
  • Phone Number: 540-710-9390

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 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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