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“Best Chili Relanos ever” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of El Charro Restaurant

El Charro Restaurant
Ranked #5 of 13 Restaurants in Lordsburg
Cuisines: Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Full Bar, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Cedar City, Utah
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Best Chili Relanos ever”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2013

Nothing fancy here, but then its Lordsburg, NM so thats what you get everywhere. The relanos are worth the stop though.

Visited December 2012
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English first
Dripping Springs, Texas
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Don't miss good food because of exterior”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2013

On a drive from California back home to Texas we stayed in Lordsburg, NM. The hotel manager recommend El Charro as having the best food in town. When we drove up the exterior looked a little run down but we went in anyway and we were glad we did! The red chile salsa was excellent, the server was friendly and explained items on the menu, and the food was very good. The chile rellanos were light and tasty, without being greasy, and the beef burrito had an excellent flavor. We were delighted with the quality of the food and will definitely stop there again our next trip to California.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank DrindaJean
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El Paso, Texas
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48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Decent”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2012

Clean restaurant, friendly service. The mexican food my companions ordered was good, but a bit greasy. I ordered a roast beef sandwich. The roast was very dry and overcooked, and was served with cold gravy. It tasted like old leftovers. I didn't eat it. The salsa was tasty.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank selindo
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Payson
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141 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
“Looks like a dump, but . . .”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2012

Terrible decor, outside and inside!
However, the food was real mexican - and delicious. We were shocked! We both had a taco plate (shredded) and the tortillas for the taco were cooked the old fashioned way - not pre-formed shells, but cooked with medium heat in a pan. Delicious. Not sure they are still doing this, but the food was excellent. Not many choices in Lordsburg, but we were very pleasantly surprised at how authentic the Mexican food was. Worth a repeat next time we are rolling through.

  • Visited March 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Steve-KRIM-FM
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“Amazing Chile--- Great food and great hospitality!!!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2012 via mobile

Stumbled in racing from CA in search of some red and green NM chile not realizing the time had changed by 2 hrs since we had left and they were closing in 5 min.... But to our delight they greeted us and said come on in!!!

The Chile is Amazing! My husband had red in a burrito and enchilada and I had the same but in green!!! To die for! Great chips and salsa and warm friendly locals making there way to the watering hole part of the restaurants. Sit on the right section in a Harley looking booth and let them take good care of you!

    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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