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Camacho's Place

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796 W Wahl Rd, El Centro, CA 92243-9513
760-352-5810
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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El Centro, California
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67 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

Restaurant is old and dirty. Service is slow. Food is OK but not sure how no one hasn't gotten sick eating here. They need to get with the times and accept debit cards.

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Thank 843stevenv
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

I've been coming here for many years. Love this place!!! Dropping off some friends....time to experience real Mexican cuisine!!

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Thank Letrell C
El Centro CA
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54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

Good food. Slow but friendly service. Server might also cook. Interesting and fun wall art/ photos/etc.

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Thank farmernorm
Abbotsford, Canada
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

We had heard that this was a neat and weird place that had tons of history in the area. It used to be a store in the 40's and serviced many farmers and what not. We arrived and it was not busy. The one old haggard lady looked at us but did not say anything. We sat down at a... More 

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Thank Lori14181725
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

Fantastic restaurant in the middle of nowhere. Authentic Mexican food . You must have been there when in the area. You can only pay cash.

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Thank Rob N
San Diego, California
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

The food here is good all around. And is as authentic as it gets. The special quesadilla's are amazing, you won't be disappointed. The mexican fried ice-cream is a great finish to the meal, and a must have. The staff is very friendly and the service is prompt. Camacho's is a short drive out of town, but definitely worth it.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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79 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

I was in El Centro for business and asked two different people where I should eat. Both said Camacho's Place and as it turns out...for obvious reasons. The food was wonderful and the service ultra friendly and accommodating. Rosie treated me like I'd lived there my whole life and Tommy told a story about how he painted his first car... More 

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Thank ChrisKate2012
El Centro, California
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107 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Some people have a hard time finding this restaurant. If you find yourself in that position, stop most anyone on the street, and you will get directions that will take you right to their door! I can remember going to Camacho's Place when I was in grade school, and still go there today. Some of the faces of the help... More 

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Thank sailandtravel
Oceanside
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61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I first ate at Camachos in 1967, the last time I ate there was 1977. We stopped by today the place and the food is just like it was in 1967. The have a 1946 refrigerator full of cold soda and beer. The special deep fried quesadillas are fabulous. The chips and salsa are great. We had chili verde and... More 

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Thank Tim H
Casa Grande, Arizona
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90 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This place is an Imperial Valley legend! Do not expect first class dining but go with an open mind and look forward to excellent food and have with fun with Rosie and her husband Tommy (owners). This restaurant and it's recipes are family favorites. Be sure to try a special quesadilla as they can only be found in the Imperial... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 796 W Wahl Rd, El Centro, CA 92243-9513
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  El Centro
  • Phone Number: 760-352-5810

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?