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El Charro

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337 Highway 62 E, Mountain Home, AR 72653-3655
870 425 7877
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We ate there several weeks ago while staying in Mountain Home. It was later in the evening on a off day but they were open while other places were closed. The food was hot, fresh, and very tasty. The service was prompt and kept checking on us to see if we needed anything else. Great place to eat.

Batesville, Arkansas
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was so good and the servers are very friendly and knowledgeable about the items on the menu. Great Mexican Food!

Thank erfranks
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

Decent, fast, satisfying fare. Friends, couples, and families will receive excellent service and reliable food.

Thank Julie H
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

We had a group of 14 stop in late one night. The service was friendly and they were very accommodating. They were quick about getting our drink orders and our food orders. The food was delivered fast and I heard no complaints from anyone. A variety was ordered, from quesadea to chicken strips and fries. The negative was their soda... More 

Thank Vickie J
Norfork, Arkansas
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51 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

El Charro is nothing fancy or over the top but if you are looking for good traditional Mexican street food this is the place to go. The service and food have been good every time I have been there and the food hits the table quickly and prices are more than fair.

Thank Brendan M
Cocoa Beach
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

Consensus of myself, my friends, my relatives, etc. the absolute BEST Mexican restaurant in Mountain Home, AR. Huge portions, attractive placement of food items on plates, realistic décor with a Latin theme, VERY reasonable prices. WONDERFUL!!!!!!!!

Thank Linda P
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56 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

If your looking for a real Mexican place, this is it. The food is really good and service is not bad either. If they would remodel and fix place up a bit, they'd be even better. Also the staff looks like they can dress a little more formal. They look a little sloppy. We will go back.

Thank avidtraveler72653
Mountain Home, Arkansas
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016

The full is always good but it's seems to be getting alittle more spicy. The free chips are good but we noticed the salsa and guacamole was even spicy than it use to be. Hope this was a one time thing or I will have to stop bringing the kids to eat there.

Thank Donna W
Boston, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2016

El Charro was a breath of fresh air! Too often Mexican food is prepared with too much cheese and salt, not at El Charro, it is all about the food. The atmosphere was family friendly and relaxed. We had a vegetarian selection and it was outstanding. Will definitely return when we are in town again. If you like Mexican food,... More 

Thank Paul E
Saucier, Mississippi
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

Average, taco loco average, camarones ranchero average, grilled chicken average. Not overly spicy. Amount average.

Thank johnpdb

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 337 Highway 62 E, Mountain Home, AR 72653-3655
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Mountain Home
  • Phone Number: 870 425 7877

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