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“Very good tacos, authentic hot sauce” 4 of 5 stars
Review of El Charrito Taco Truck

El Charrito Taco Truck
201 Richmond Hill, In front of Beamer's Café & Triple J, Stamford, CT
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Ranked #146 of 379 Restaurants in Stamford
Cuisines: Mexican
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Fairfield, CT
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31 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Very good tacos, authentic hot sauce”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

I had spicy pork, chicken, shrimp. All very good. The wait can be long on nice days. Will try one of the tortas next time- they looked great. Park benches to eat outside at Jackie Robinson park

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Boca Raton, Florida
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191 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Absolutely Delicious Tacos”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

What a wonderful surprise - perfectly prepared, delicious tacos and sides without the hassle of restaurant service or attitude. Kudos to the owners who take pride in their food and consistently deliver quality, flavor and freshness with love....

Visited May 2012
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Stamford, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Bright Yellow Truck by Beamers. Can't miss if a Mexican fan...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

I have been visiting El Charrito for nearly two years. Their location on Apache Place in Riverside (Greenwich) is by far the better choice but you can't go wrong with Tacos or Huraches from the truck. Carlos who's never without his hairnet on is a Stamford local who travels to Mexico and brings back even more authentic and amazing recipes each trip. The park where the truck is now is undergoing renovation but that shouldn't stop you from stopping by. Authentic Mexican with quality ingredients at a fair price. You will be amazed at how great it can be. Check it out...

Tip: They have a new website at http://elcharritollc.com/index.htm
Tip: Take Route 1 South pass Riverside Commons at Mobil Station turn right, first left to Apache Place...

  • Visited July 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Darien, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Simply the best Mexican food anywhere”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2011

A big yellow truck. I've eaten there many times. Consistently, a high quality treat. They also have a storefront in Riverside, CT. The truck is parked next to a park, so if it's a nice day, sit at a picnic table and enjoy. The owner is obviously concerned about quality. I could go on - but just try it. I doubt you'll be disappointed.

  • Visited September 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Westport, Connecticut
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Best Mexican in the Northeast!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2010

It's not a perfect dining experience, but the quality of the food completely outweighs any potential drawbacks...the chef, Carlos, knows his stuff! It's all AUTHENTIC, unlike the Americanized stuff you get elsewhere, and for rock-bottom prices too.

Alex and the other ladies who take orders are all very sweet, and efficient; been going at least weekly for over a year and they haven't mixed an order up yet, even at peak times.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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