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All reviews chicken soup beans enchiladas alambre la gloria great food at a great price authentic mexican restaurant freshest ingredients your plate cold beer raul salsa sides isla centro hug sol
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Reviewed March 1, 2020 via mobile

Highly recommended delicious mexican eatery in La Gloria. Deisy and Raul are excellent hosts and the food is plentiful and soooo good!!!! Authentic real deal. The locals recommend it highly as well!!

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed February 29, 2020 via mobile

Excellent traditional Mexican food. Exceptional service and very reasonably priced. Vegetarian friendly! We will be back!

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed February 17, 2020

Having lived on Isla Mujeres for five years, we discovered El Charco very early in our move to the island. We always call the restaurant, Deisey and Raul's after the wonderful people who own and operate it. Deisey always greets us with a big smile...and hug, while Raul who is back in the kitchen, always waves and smiles! The offerings are your basic Mexican family meals, but prepared with the freshest ingredients and always delicious. We usually order fajitas and flautas but we often order lime soup and chicken soup because they are just delicious as are everything we order. They are located in La Gloria, but don't fail to find them, the food is great, and the prices are less then half those in Centro!More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 2, 2020

We were expecting a little more of a restaurant, but this was more of a mom and pop type place that we really enjoyed. El Charco has a few small tables and the walls are adorned with Minnesota Twins pictures and posters (a family member...played for them). On the counter are bowls of beans, potatoes, and different sauces which are self-serve. We both had fajitas with cold beer which were both very good. Service was very good.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed February 1, 2020 via mobile

El Charco has a new location but they are still the best around! The enchilada suizas are incredible and I tried the chicken alambre which was awesome! Don't miss the self serve salsa/sides bar!!

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 9, 2020 via mobile

This is the best place to eat dinner on the Island. Seriously so good. Everything. The owner cooks your food. Flautas fajitas. Whatever. Such sweet nice people.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 25, 2019

We came here as part of a cultural food tour, and sampled the enchiladas. Wow! They were so delicious. The Restaurant is clean and tidy, and the sauces are varied and plentiful. I would like to try more items on their menu, and when we...get back we'll look them up again. Deisy is so sweet and hospitable. Look them up, there's a reason they rate so high on tripadvisor. Being as this was a visit as part of a food tour, I can't speak to the cost or value aspects. But it wouldn't stop me from going back.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed September 15, 2019 via mobile

Go out of your way to sample this truly authentic Mexican restaurant. A hidden gem of Isla Mujeres will not disappoint. Don't be shy, get up and add all of her delicious complimentry sides to your plate. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 6, 2019

What a great family run restaurant the food was amazing and the side bar options were great too! No visit to Isla would be complete without eating at this hidden gem, sevice was outstanding we cant wait to return in November.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed August 11, 2019

The friendliest place to eat in Isla has moved to a much more quiet and secluded neighborhood and the food is better than ever! Deisy makes you feel right at home in her beautiful new setting. All the delicious complimentary sides are still there making...this a can't miss eatery. The chicken flautas are the best in Isla and always served to perfection and the enchilada suizas are impeccable. There are many other AUTHENTIC dishes on the menu and the prices are very inexpensive for the portions (and sides) Rual dish up nightly. It is a hidden gem located mid island but worth going out of your way to relax and enjoy. "The real deal"More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Tomball_Traveler
October 2, 2019|
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Response from DanielTRAVEL12 | Reviewed this property |
Its right off Jesus Martinez Ross rd the Trip Advisor map will get you close or ask any local or taxi driver they will know where it is.
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Looks like they open at 6pm
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