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El Charro Authentic Mexican Cuisine

4371 Old Harrodsburg Rd, Lexington, KY 40513-8008
+1 859-219-0200
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“refried beans” (4 reviews)
“burrito” (5 reviews)
“chicken” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
Mexican, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
4371 Old Harrodsburg Rd, Lexington, KY 40513-8008
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in after church one Sunday on our way to the Y. My kiddo had a hot dog and fruit which came out promptly and must have been good because she ate every bite. The rest of us (husband, myself and 15 month old)...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank KyRoamer17
Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed March 21, 2018

My friend insisted that he take me to dinner here because he and his wife love it. I am glad he did. When we walked in we were greeted by friendly staff and we were seated quickly. The Mexican style decor is modest but very...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank 802christianu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our server was friendly and excellent. The food came quickly as is normal at most Mexican restaurants. I did not like the salsa at all. It was missing something or had too much of something, but I did not like the taste at all. I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank juliebP5600RH
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

We love El Charro. The food is great and the service is friendly and fast. My favorite dishes are the maricolandia and the California burrito. Our daughter loves the soy burrito. You can't go wrong!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank marcia h
Reviewed August 10, 2018

We have been to this restaurant for many years. The staff is friendly and their service is great. We have had as many as 15 people in our party and the service was just as good as our normal party of 4. I highly recommend...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank linnaraye
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Wide variety of choices. The queso dips are delicious. Worth a try! Service and staff always good and fast takeout if you rather take food home.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Ann K
Flor G, Manager at El Charro Authentic Mexican Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2018

Thank You for your review Ann! We try to provide our customers with the most delightful experience! Good Food & Fast Service!

Reviewed December 4, 2017

After having family pictures taken out at Keeneland, my extended family decided to go to El Charro. The atmosphere is nothing special, and there are TVs scattered throughout the restaurant as well. Our server was kind and helpful. I ordered the Fajitas El Charro (shrimp,...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank TravelinManDan
Reviewed September 11, 2017

This is tucked away among very nice neighborhoods of Lexington and the atmosphere is fully reflective of that. Vey friendly staff and customers, great food, excellent menu and quick service. It has all that you need in a great restaurant for casual/semi formal diningexperience.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank KentuckyRiver
Reviewed September 4, 2017

I was in town for a graduation at UK, we went there for lunch afterwards. I love Mexican food , but never been a big fan of re-fried beans and rice - but theirs was excellent, service was great considering how busy it was -...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank 817timothyt
Reviewed August 14, 2017

El Charro is a wonderful neighborhood Mexican restaurant with solid service, good food, and a fun atmosphere. My wife has severe allergies to dairy and gluten, yet she can always leave El Charro full and with a box to go. They're accommodating to her situation....More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Bernardian
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Kathy G
September 3, 2018|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4371 Old Harrodsburg Rd, Lexington, KY 40513-8008
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-219-0200
We are a family owned and operated restaurant with a little over 15 employees. We work hard to provide our customers with fresh and delicious food made with the best quality of ingredients. We incorporate food that the majority of customers will be delighted to enjoy. We are constantly working on providing our customers with the best service and atmosphere. We have a team that works together to bring the customer a gratifying experience from the minute you step into our door. Our Front of the House team works vigorously to provide you with great service while our Back of the House team delivers delicious food that you can’t resist. Together, we want to you make you feel at home! We want to make sure your experience at El Charro is exceptional! Sincerely, Martha and Flor
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