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El Charritos-Helenas Original

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201 Mill St, Davison, MI 48423-1474
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Love this place!! The chips and salsa are the best we've had. Crisp flavorful chips and the salsa has a slight bite but I always tone it down with a little sour cream. My favorite is the wet beef burrito made with stew beef. Large portions which is perfect for lunch the next day. We also like the nachos but... More 

Thank janDavison
Fenton, MI
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71 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

We love the chips and salsa (but they are NOT complimentary). We both had a wet burrito deluxe, and it was more than we could eat. The prices are very reasonable and the food is delicious. We were asked if we wanted chips and salsa as soon as we sat down, and the chips were flaky and warm, the salsa... More 

Thank RRBFenton
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

Excellent food. I've eaten here 3 times now and have yet to receive a bad dish. Salsa can be a touch on the spicier side compared to others, but that suits my taste. I love tamales and theirs rank right with the best I've had. Shrimp fajitas ARE the best I've ever had.

Thank Greg B
Davison, Michigan
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

😊😍😍😍 I can't say enough about how much I love the food at El Charritos. Their phone number is saved in my phone as Mexucan Food. No one else gets the honor.

Thank deb1111615
Davison, Michigan
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

We had a great mexican meal and service. We hadn't been here in about 2yrs and had forgotten how good everything was. Won't make that mistake again. I had the combo plate and was suprised it had the pork with gravy along with everything else. It was great. I only gave it 4 stars because of no alcohol, but was... More 

Thank Dean D
Toronto, Canada
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in on a Friday night and got seated right away. Service was friendly and efficient. Ordered several items ala carte to sample and share. Enjoyed everything.....a little disappointed to find a Mexican Restaurant that charges for a basket of chips and salsa. Enjoyed the night and will be back again.

Thank pippijonjones
Grand Blanc, Michigan
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

We eat here every so often for business lunch. I love it!!!! The food is so fresh and delicious!!! The tortilla chips have a delicious salt/spice combo on them, and the salsa is very fresh tasting! My favorite is the enchiladas, the sauce they use tastes home made. A must try if you like Mexican food!!!!

Thank A D
Saginaw, Michigan
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016 via mobile

This is by far the best Mexican cuisine I have ever had!! Many items to choose from. My favorite are the enchiladas and tacos and the fresh chips and salsa. Always friendly staff and very attentive. Reasonably priced. A must try !!!!!

Thank garabella815
Swartz Creek, Michigan, United States
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67 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2016 via mobile

A small bunch of us get together every couple of weeks for lunch. The food was good! Nice atmosphere. Only one thing as a con, no alcoholic beverages served here.

Thank Roxanna C
Davison, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Love this restaurant! They have the best Mexican food ever at reasonable prices and the service is always good.

Thank paintinglady2015

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 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 - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Mill St, Davison, MI 48423-1474
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Davison
  • Phone Number: 810-658-9308

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