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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

my parents used to take our family here when we were little. Of course we grew up and went our separate ways, but our brother's passing away brought us all to Yuma and back to El Charro. Went last night night with siblings and cousin and had not only a great meal, but conversations of fond memories. The staff made... More 

Thank Cheryl J
Rochester, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to have a Mexican meal when we stopped of in Yuma on our way to Phoenix. On the recommendation of a local we opted for this restaurant. On arrival we were warmly welcomed, escorted to our table and drinks ordered. I went for the Senoran taco dinner, my wife the beef fajita dinner. After a prolonged wait our... More 

Thank Paul W
Yucca Valley, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been eating at this restaurant since I was 2 years old. Chips and salsa, Cheese crisp, folded taco plate and salad is the best meal I have ever had! Its the jam!

Thank elphabanps
elcharro601, Owner at El Charro Cafe, responded to this review

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Penticton, Canada
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

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
elcharro601, Owner at El Charro Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you, Bev, for your great feedback! More 

Yuma, Arizona
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

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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49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 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
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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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139 restaurant reviews
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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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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $15
Mexican, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children
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?