On a recent return trip to Tucson, I stopped at El Charro on the recommendation of a friend. We arrived around 5:00pm on a Saturday night. Not crowded yet and got a table out on the patio. I really liked the atmosphere, and was looking forward to the meal.
Our waitress took our order quickly, I had the Carne Seca Platter, which was one of their specialties. They brought us our drinks (no water though), and a bowl of chips and salsa. Both were very good, but honestly, it was the smallest bowl of chips I'd ever seen. Literally 10 chips in the bowl. They were longer than normal, but still...
The meal came quickly, and the Carne Seca was very good (but not the best I've had in Tucson). Overall, the meal tasted good, but nothing really special. My one big complaint, was that even though water wasn't provided, they didn't keep refills on the soda I'd ordered. I went dry for quite a while....not a good situation when eating Mexican food. It took a while to finally get a refill, and by that time my food had gotten fairly cold.
So, okay food, service on the poor side. I doubt I'd visit again, there are better places in Tucson.
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