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El Charro

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337 Highway 62 East, Mountain Home, AR
+1 870-425-7877
10:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Mountain Home, Arkansas
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here about three years ago and did not care for it. We received a gift certificate this year and went back. Still poor to mediocre. The chicken nachos were shredded chicken on chips with Velveeta poured on top. The beef enchilatas were over cooked tortillas with ground beef and more velveeta poured on top. We also had the chile... More 

Thank Paul B
Fresno, California
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36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

This was a wonderful surprise. The best Mexican food I've had in a long time. The salsas were excellent. There were no bad choices on the menu. I had chicken enchiladas in a cheese sauce to die for. Someone else had a burrito (huge), guacamole salad was delicious. Tacos terrific. You must go there if you are in Mt Home.... More 

Thank ElenaRizk
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We ate there several weeks ago while staying in Mountain Home. It was later in the evening on a off day but they were open while other places were closed. The food was hot, fresh, and very tasty. The service was prompt and kept checking on us to see if we needed anything else. Great place to eat.

Batesville, Arkansas
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

The food was so good and the servers are very friendly and knowledgeable about the items on the menu. Great Mexican Food!

Thank erfranks
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Decent, fast, satisfying fare. Friends, couples, and families will receive excellent service and reliable food.

Thank Julie H
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We had a group of 14 stop in late one night. The service was friendly and they were very accommodating. They were quick about getting our drink orders and our food orders. The food was delivered fast and I heard no complaints from anyone. A variety was ordered, from quesadea to chicken strips and fries. The negative was their soda... More 

Thank Vickie J
Norfork, Arkansas
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54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

El Charro is nothing fancy or over the top but if you are looking for good traditional Mexican street food this is the place to go. The service and food have been good every time I have been there and the food hits the table quickly and prices are more than fair.

Thank Brendan M
Mountain Home, Arkansas
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Consensus of myself, my friends, my relatives, etc. the absolute BEST Mexican restaurant in Mountain Home, AR. Huge portions, attractive placement of food items on plates, realistic décor with a Latin theme, VERY reasonable prices. WONDERFUL!!!!!!!!

Thank Linda P
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56 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

If your looking for a real Mexican place, this is it. The food is really good and service is not bad either. If they would remodel and fix place up a bit, they'd be even better. Also the staff looks like they can dress a little more formal. They look a little sloppy. We will go back.

Thank avidtraveler72653
Mountain Home, Arkansas
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

The full is always good but it's seems to be getting alittle more spicy. The free chips are good but we noticed the salsa and guacamole was even spicy than it use to be. Hope this was a one time thing or I will have to stop bringing the kids to eat there.

Thank Donna W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 337 Highway 62 East, Mountain Home, AR
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Mountain Home
  • Phone Number: +1 870-425-7877

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