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El Charolais

1805 W State of Franklin Rd, Johnson City, TN 37604-8801
+1 423-928-0929
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“tacos” (14 reviews)
“cheese dip” (3 reviews)
“chile relleno” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1805 W State of Franklin Rd, Johnson City, TN 37604-8801
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I'm not really a big Mexican fan, however this food is awesome. Add in the friendliest staff, nice & clean location in nearly our back door, what more could you ask for, oh a 2nd location near work helps too.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank tjljohn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have eaten here many times. Their food is delicious and always warm. Great for families or a date night at the bar.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank aprilvil
Reviewed September 15, 2018

Oscar did an excellent job as our server. Drinks were out shortly after sitting down and our meal followed in about 10 minutes. The food was hot, delicious and filling we didn't have room for dessert. We enjoy coming here.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Tennessee_Nomads
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

The staff is very friendly. It's a fun place to go to, in the decor is really nice. The margaritas are $3 a piece when you order a meal. The corn chips are very good, and tonight I had steak fajita with a fajita salad...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank scotthH4362LT
Reviewed August 24, 2018

We always eat here when visiting our daughter at ETSU. They have great food and margaritas. The staff is always friendly, even when the college students are a bit loud. Don't miss this great restaurant.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank cmanis01
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Our son had this restaurant recommended to him by co workers. Lunch today was hot, fresh and so good! The salsa was spicy and the chips were addictive. Next time we are in town, dinner is on the "menu". Oh, and we dined at the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank dorothyl318
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

My friends and I enjoyed our lunch today with the best salsa, steak tacos, rice & beans. I like to get salsa to take home too for later! So delicious! Good service too.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank lisafs92
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

My son introduced us to El Charolais being his favorite and I am glad he did. Our whole family loves it and prices are very reasonable. Staff are friendly and accomodating. Everyone always leaves full and satisfied. Cuisine is very good.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Janith S
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

We drove to Johnson City from Kingsport looking for something good to eat, El Charolais was so good we can back a second night for dinner.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Ljmii
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

This is my first choice for Mexican food in Johnson City. Everything I have had there has been good.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank 316dougc
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January 31, 2015|
Response from Thomas R | Reviewed this property |
I didn't really like the place and am not familiar with the menu. You might call them and ask.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1805 W State of Franklin Rd, Johnson City, TN 37604-8801
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Johnson City
  • Phone Number: +1 423-928-0929
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