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Calle Obregon, Alamos, Mexico
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Wed - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Alamos, Mexico
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Chef Joe B and staff are just great. Food served as a large banquet so that's very hard to get everything perfect and keep food warm and cold when needed. I thought it was great for an event that was not an individual..meal.

Thank dbinkbug
Phoenix, Arizona
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 22, 2016

The food was delicious and the service was great! We ordered coconut shrimp for our appetizer and had filet mignon for our main course.

Thank Mailai_Daniel
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2016

This restaurant and bar have very good drinks and food and as such it has become a favorite of American ex-pats. The filet mignon was perfectly cooked to my liking, tender and tasty. Sonora is known for it beef.

Thank ReyGeorge
Gaston, Oregon, United States
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 11, 2016

Spent our 25th anniversary dinner here. The salads were superb, with dates, goat cheese, etc. Coconut shrimp was very good but should have been more than 4 for the price charged. The shrimp fettuccine was good, but there could have been less oil on the plate when served. It was drenched.

Thank Michelle M
Kalispell, Montana
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 8, 2016

The cozy bar with booths and Mexican decor offers full meal service. Or you may choose to dine the the elegant dining room with fireplace atmosphere. Be sure to try the paper wrapped salmon..........

Thank ark58
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

I did not expect to find the finest gourmet cuisine in a small town in Mexico. Alamos is different than many Mexican towns with its charm and history. I had the chicken piccata it was served beautifully on a banana leaf. My mom had the coconut shrimp . It was so good she had to order a second . I... More 

Thank Robin H
Omaha, NE
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 5, 2015

The decor of Charisma is so charming with wonderful art pieces and wicker purse stands. The food was great--I had the spaghetti bolognese. The owner chatted with us; the service was impeccable.

Thank jenna914
Syracuse, New York
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229 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2015 via mobile

Charisma is a great option in Alamos if you want another choice than Mexican food. Chef specials are particularly good. Atmosphere and decor is authentic and a great choice for a first time visit to this lovely town. Margaritas are the best! Service is slow but it's Mexico not the states. Hours are limited to Thursday-Sunday only. Pricey for Mexico.... More 

Thank AlamosJude
Tucson, Arizona
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95 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2015

The qualiy of the food, the atmosphere and the Chef, Joseph are the best! His ribs are better than New Orleans restaurants. A real treat!

Thank Laura E
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234 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2014

Great ambience, extremely friendly service and good food. What more could one ask for? The decor is nice and they have a bar. The Chef came over to our table personally and told us about the different cuisines they could cater to.

Thank junaidadil

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, European
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Obregon, Alamos, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Northern Mexico  >  Sonora  >  Alamos
Attached to Colonial Hotel

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