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El Charco

Calle Paseo de Las Aves, Isla Mujeres, Mexico
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“chicken soup” (17 reviews)
“potatoes” (23 reviews)
“alambre” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Calle Paseo de Las Aves, Isla Mujeres, Mexico
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

While sometimes there can be a bit of a wait its usually a minor one and always worth the wait. Love the Potatos, beans and soups. They make the simple things spectacular. As for everything else, there is not a dish on the menu thats...More

Thank Curtis G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have had food from here to go the last two times I've been on Isla. Excellent food, clean restaurant, excellent value, and friendly owners. The tacos de carne asado are my favourite!

Thank telchacsusan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our pork, beef and chicken tacos were absolutely delicious but.... the potatoes on the condiment buffet were fantastic! Cute little restaurant with inside and outside tables. A must try!!

Thank K F
Reviewed 15 January 2018

It is a local gem and doesn't have a lot of frills. The owners are amazing and so nice. The food is really good and I stuffed myself twice here. It is also the cheapest food on the island, but it is great food!! You...More

Thank BigDude10
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

We have visited this restaurant many times over the last few years and we thought it was gone tonight because they moved across the street. We love everything about this place. The food is amazing. The beans and potatoes as well as fresh pico you...More

Thank mullyroo
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We have been coming to this restaurant for many, many years. This is down home Mexican Cooking. Thesaurus

1  Thank Jacqueline f
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Another of our favorites! We eat here sometimes twice a week. Its affordable delicious local food. Try the enchiladas de mole....just my favorite. The chicken soup is crazy good. OK, OK....we've already heard....you go all the way to Mexico and order chicken soup. YES! Try...More

1  Thank 2Travelingforfun
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

El Charco was a pleasant surprise. It is a "mom and pop shop" located away from the touristy areas of Isla Mujeres. Don't let that bother you because it will probably be one of the finest places you will eat at on the island. The...More

Thank ronnlc
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

We were eating at one of the finer restaurants in Isla and asked the hosts where they go for real Mexican/Mayan dishes like from their mothers kitchen. The best guacamole on the island. Most flavorful tostadas. Local prices. The hosts make you feel like you...More

1  Thank Rbs7562
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

So sad that we found out about El Charco to only eat here on our last night. We would have absolutely been here more! Deisy is the sweetest thing! So nice to have a real conversation - she was trying her best at English and...More

Thank trvlgrl6570
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Paseo de Las Aves, Isla Mujeres, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Isla Mujeres
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