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El Charro

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601 West Main Street, Safford, AZ
+1 928-428-4134
11:00 - 21:30
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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Safford, Arizona
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a popular restaurant. You can count on good food and good service. Prices are small town bargains. Good lunch specials. Located on Main Street Safford in historic building.

Thank ppriceaz2
Los Lunas, United States
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not a bad meal, but not the best. Busy, slow customer service, and middling salsa. Very strange not having any mood music, and having ads for Christmas meals at the end of January.

Thank Jeremy Z
Level Contributor
14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Best tasting Mexican food around; affordably priced and their servers are always so upbeat! We dine here frequently and will continue going back.

Thank Cecille P
Pima, Arizona
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

Been here a few times, basing this mostly on recent; Service was timely, but faux-nice-to-awkward, atmosphere is pleasant when not busy. Food is not great, especially for the prices. Found out by word of mouth that you get better quality food based on favoritism or regularity. Food was not good enough on the first visits to wait for this nonsense... More 

Thank Jerepasaurus
Mesa, Arizona
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77 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

We had car issues and needed to spend the night in Safford. Being hungry, we were impressed with the very nice looking El Charro restaurant. Inside, it looks just as nice and it was nice to be able to seated immediately. The people were nice and there were a good range of food choices. Prices were quite reasonable as well.... More 

Thank Pete C
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30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

We always have a great time here. The food is very good, and always tastes good. We use this as a family gathering spot and have for years. Our family recommends this place to your family.

Thank Molrn8r
Tucson, Arizona
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87 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

My wife went for their take out servtce. We both ordered the Taco's and took the order to the hotel. The Taco's where excellent. And we both recommend this restaurant. for good home style Mexican food.

Thank kruzing719
Hereford, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Loved the food and the service was wonderful. We are fussy Mexican food eaters and we loved El Charro. Jack & Leticia

Thank elviejo2016
Camp Verde, Arizona
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142 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

Second Mexican restaurant in Safford in as many nights and not happy with this one either. The service was good but the food was tasteless. I had the Indian fry bread with green chili and there was little chili taste and absolutely no heat.

Thank VandVAZ
Safford Arizona
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

The staff is friendly, the food is delicious, it in the right price range. You get your food fairly fast not a long wait. We eat there very often.

Thank Bfhott

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 West Main Street, Safford, AZ
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Safford
  • Phone Number: +1 928-428-4134

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