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El Charro Cafe

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601 W 8th St, Yuma, AZ 85364-2955
+1 928-783-9790
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Penticton, Canada
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you enjoy Mexican food you will be pleased with this restaurant. We would definitely go there again. You won't be disappointed.

Thank Bev S
Yuma, Arizona
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been dining at El Charro for 40 plus years!!! The food is excellent and the service is always superb! Their mixed green burro with a green saddle - YUM - can not be beat anywhere!!! The cheese crisps and quesadillas are also exceptional!!! Try it out!!! you'll be glad you did

Thank AnnaMarie S
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

Really great and authentic Mexican food. Margaritas are on point. Decor is simple, cozy and inviting. All food taste homemade. The service was like being welcomed into a friend's home. Tamales are smothered in a rich heavenly sauce, a must try.

Thank Brick H
Yuma, Arizona
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48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

This place is usually packed at lunch time and for good reason. The food is great. We always make sure to get the cheese crisp with green chilies.

Thank arb85
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

Growing up in Yuma I must have eaten here 4 days a week! Still one of my favorite places to eat.Now many years later not living in Yuma we always make a must stop to eat! Toasted Cheese Crisp in the bomb!

Thank janyceleone1
Vancouver, Washington
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190 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016 via mobile

Our trip topped off today by going to El Charro for dinner! When I was very little, my parents went to the original EL Charro. Even after this one opened, they wanted to go down to the old one. This family has kept a delicious tradition of great food in a family setting. I'm so glad I went back, it... More 

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Haverhill, MA
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117 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

True Mexican food, not TacoBell! Huge burritos and great chips and salsa tells me to come back the next time I am in Yuma. Family night our for 4 adults and 1 child came to $80 including beers for the grown ups. Took home 1/2 of the burritos for lunch the next day. Good value, good service, and good overall.

Thank Haverhill_MAKenMac
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

We eat here at least once a month. The service is great and the meals are huge. Always a crowd. Their lunch special is an excellent value.

Thank Cocoliz
Bismarck, North Dakota
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155 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

It was not the best Mexican food but the price was good and so was the service. We went for dinner and they were quite busy.

Thank Elizabeth G
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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132 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

When you read the menu, you will want to order one of everything. Doesn't matter what you order you are going to love the half you eat, and love the other half you cannot finish for another meal later. Your food is wheeled out from the kitchen on a cart. They really pile it on your plate. Will be back... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Mexican, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 W 8th St, Yuma, AZ 85364-2955
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Yuma
  • Phone Number: +1 928-783-9790

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