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El Charro Cafe

€€ - €€€Mexican, , Latin
7725 N Oracle Rd Ste 101, Oro Valley, AZ
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“tamales” (20 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
7725 N Oracle Rd Ste 101, Oro Valley, AZ
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Reviewed 6 days ago

El Charro advertised that they were celebrating 95 years in business in Tucson by serving .95 cent Margaritas! We called up some friends and met there for happy hour on a Friday afternoon. And we were very much delighted to be served delicious Margaritas! And...More

Thank kathyred9824
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The atmosphere is colorful, bright and what you might expect for an upscale chain Mexican restaurant. The food is also of good quality and reliable. Cocktails are done well. It is always busy, so expect to wait if you don't arrive early. There is nothing...More

Thank jeryl2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner with family members who happen to be Tucson locals, and they regularly eat here. Wow, what great food! Lots of vegetarian options. Very fresh, great selection, and tasty. Everyone had to try a bite of everyone else's dish. Service was fine. Fun...More

Thank bichonandon
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Let me just tell you that I have been at this restaurant off and on for the past 4-5 years. Nothing but excellent every single time! One of the managers named Sandy goes out of her way to speak to everyone eating there. I brought...More

Thank Lee C
Reviewed 12 August 2017

My wife and I have been to Happy Hour there several months ago, and that was good. But, lunch the other day with a friend was not good. The food was just fair, but the service was not good. My wife had eaten there sometime...More

Thank CliffandSue2014
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We have been going here for three years now and have never been disappointed. We always order the chicken chimichanga with the bacon and avocado....YUM! Salsa and chips are good. This restaurant was recommended to us by locals. So we thought we must try it...More

1  Thank deewipp
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Beware when you order: there are many ways to add more than 20% to the price of your meals at the long standing Tucson establishment. But first the good news: terrific food freshly prepared and excellent salsa. The bad news is that the service is...More

Thank LandR22
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Always loved the great eats, the Chimi Elegante style a favorite. But the Dos Equis was flat (and server wasn't concerned) and the fried ice cream wasn't fried, only rolled in fried crumbs- and only a half a scoop of Ice cream - not enough...More

Thank Jim T
Reviewed 28 June 2017

With numerous trips to Tucson, we'd never eaten at any of the El Charro properties. That will change now after dining at El Charro Cafe on Oracle. The food was very tasty and the service was great. Happy Hour filled the Cafe but we were...More

1  Thank gus3rd
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

When every I come here I go at least once. Good food great service. The chip and salsa are really good .wonderful appetizers at a great price and yummy margaritas. You must go

1  Thank Stephanie S
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Response from RexGermanorium | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7725 N Oracle Rd Ste 101, Oro Valley, AZ
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Oro Valley
  • Phone Number: 520-229-1922
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