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El Gran Charro

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$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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2834 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Stafford, VA 22554-1735
+1 540-720-7770
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

So we came to this location for lunch today. The place looks amazing and up to date. The chips come out with salsa and a ranch type sauce. This sauce is amazing. We ordered the following: Cheese dip - small portion for the price, thick, very good taste, ate it all up. Enchiladas supremes - orders with no sour cream,... More 

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Thank Mike G
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36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch the other day the food was pretty good. Had the burrito with eggs and steak. Others in my group had enchiladas and taquitos. Food was pretty good.

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Thank Robert K
Stafford, Virginia, United States
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As locals, we have been enjoying El Gran Charto for many years and honestly, we can not recall a bad experience. The food is wonderful, plentful, and very fresh, yet not expensive. It is family owned and operated and you will feel welcomed immediately upon entering. Such a gem here in Stafford. Very highly recommended!

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Thank Bill R
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best Mexican in town by far. Great bar, good bar tenders. The Chori-pollo is my favorite. Opening a patio soon, will be another good spot for drinks.

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Thank Jlix430
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2017 via mobile

Food is great, service is great. Other Mexican restaurants can't compare! Great! We eat here every Wednesday for the lunch specials!

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Thank Linda P
Stafford, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2017

Love El Gran Charro! Delicious Food, Great Service, and at a Good Price! It's our go to place in Stafford - the beer and wine are reasonably priced too!

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Thank jrdoy
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

We have ate here many time for lunch and dinner many times. We have never had a bad experience or bad food here! If living in, around or visiting Stafford, VA, it a must to eat!!!

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Thank Steven W
Stafford, Virginia
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017

El Gran Charro has good Mexican food at reasonable prices, and I feel it's the best Mexican restaurant in Stafford. The margaritas are very good as well. Their website is quite lacking - I wish they would post clear information online about any happy hour specials and such.

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Thank PizzaGurl1
Stafford, Virginia
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2017 via mobile

cheviche was fresh and ample. Really enjoyed it . A hard to find item on most menus. Server was attentive.

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Thank poplar387
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40 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2017 via mobile

Good food, nice family type atmosphere. The service was quick and good and the food was fast. So fast I was a bit stunned.

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Thank Christine L

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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
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$4 - $15
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2834 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Stafford, VA 22554-1735
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Stafford
  • Phone Number: +1 540-720-7770

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