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Cocina Del Charro

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890 W Valley Pkwy, Escondido, CA 92025-2535
+1 760-745-1382
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (13 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (10 reviews)
“burrito” (7 reviews)
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
890 W Valley Pkwy, Escondido, CA 92025-2535
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Reviewed March 14, 2018

Service was friendly and awesome, Food was quick and great. Restaurant was clean. Large selection of choices.

Thank Craig C
Reviewed February 14, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful as always. Food was excellent. The service was great. I highly recommend cocina del charo for real Mexican food. Try their brunch.

Thank Barbara T
Reviewed December 24, 2017 via mobile

I should have read some reviews before entering. Nothing memorable We were visiting the area and was past lunch time on a Saturday. Saw this place. Located on a busy shopping center. It look like a good placed. Glanced 4,stars on TripAdvisor and lots of...More

Thank ericucho n
Reviewed October 10, 2017

We eat here or take out, once a month, and have always enjoyed an excellent meal. Gato is the main cook and is awesome. The Monforte's have owned this restaurant for a long time and have assembled an excellent wait staff and cooks. The pizza...More

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Reviewed October 10, 2017

Cocina del Charro has been in Escondido for a number of years and the move into this location really enhanced the experience this restaurant offers. Great food and service....excellent ambiance.

Thank EscoDave
Reviewed September 1, 2017

If you want a typical experience nothing extradinary this is the place. Wouldn't say it's a true Mexican experience.

Thank R A
Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

How do you earn less than 5 stars at the family-favorite local neighborhood Mexican restaurant? I'm not sure that I would ever like to know the answer to that. Located in San Marcos, California's Old Restaurant row and easily accessible off San Marcos BLVD. Not...More

Thank Travel2Babble
Reviewed July 8, 2017

We come here fairly often, usually sitting on the patio with our two dogs. I have never been disappointed with their food, and friendly service. Usually I order the create your own combo, but the last two times I ordered the Cancun Burrito. It is...More

Thank Ann C
Reviewed July 7, 2017 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised at how good the food was. My son ordered an enchilada, chili relleno and beef burrito combo, that came with rice and beans. He was in heaven. My son loves Mexican food and he thinks this is one of the best...More

Thank JAE2512
Reviewed June 1, 2017

Your typical Mexican fare, good, consistent quality (but I prefer the healthy alternative at Cenote Grill in Escondido). Pleasant atmosphere.

Thank GabbyG4
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 890 W Valley Pkwy, Escondido, CA 92025-2535
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Escondido
  • Phone Number: +1 760-745-1382
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