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Calle Obregon, Alamos, Mexico
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5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Wed - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Lone Pine, California
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our friend wanted us to have a meal here as she had become friends with Joseph in an art lesson in Italy. What a wonderful experience. The restaurant is beautifully lit with three dimensional metal stars hanging from the ceiling & wonderful pieces of art around. That set the stage for a delicious meal of Filet Mignon & a great... More 

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Alamos, Mexico
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 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.

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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.

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Thank Mailai_Daniel
Chandler
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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.

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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.

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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..........

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Thank ark58
Sandy
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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 

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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.

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Syracuse, New York
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233 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 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 

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Thank AlamosJude
Tucson, Arizona
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95 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 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!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, European
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Obregon, Alamos, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Northern Mexico  >  Sonora  >  Alamos
Description
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?