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Cafe El Cholo

840 E Whittier Blvd, La Habra, CA 90631-3933
+1 562-691-4618
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“enchiladas” (16 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
840 E Whittier Blvd, La Habra, CA 90631-3933
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We took the opportunity to go out with friends to El Cholo. It was close by and seemed to have a good reputation. The chips and salsa can tell you a lot about a Mexican food restaurant's authenticity. From the get go I knew this...More

Thank bmayhall75
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Atmosphere is great, appropriate for kids & families. The food is fantastic, seriously. Prices are reasonable. I can’t think of anything bad to say. Thumbs up all around. In the cantina, ask for Raul. He is a fantastic server!

Thank haydenradley
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Same good food as there location in Los Angeles with good food and atmosphere. The history of the restaurant and food are a plus. How does food have a history? Just read the menu. El Cholo never disappoints.

Thank 562Craig
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Café El Cholo is a landmark in La Habra. I have been going to the restaurant since the late '60's. The restaurant has changed and been remodeled, but the food remains the same...very good. I have had everything on their menu and it is all...More

Thank Ronald W
Reviewed 9 July 2018

El Cholo is a sit down family restaurant. My husband enjoys their margaritas and chicken quesadillas. I love the tres tacos with steak and bacon (don't knock it til you try it). They also have green corn tamales (just check that they are in season)...More

Thank Stntplr
Reviewed 17 June 2018

We go to El Cholo on a regular basis and have never been disappointed. The food is always great and service is always with a smile! The Margaritas are yummy and can knock you on your butt without realizing it. They are always genuinely happy...More

Thank Maria P
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

I wrote a review towards the end of last summer and it was a 5 star review. So this is an update: We made reservations for Mother’s Day dinner and got seated right at our time. The service was good. The margarita wasn’t great. And...More

Thank ocjax
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

I love it here! They are all like family to me. The managers, the staff, they always make me feel at home and their food is delicious!!!!

Thank IlianaGalliher
Reviewed 5 May 2018

We heard that this was a good restaurant & went with family. there. The service was great! Happy. Hour margaritas were really good which isn't always the case. My chile verde plate as delicious. We all really enjoyed our food. Will we go back? Most...More

Thank jtdanza
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Always good food and service each time we have eaten here. Juan was a superb server and advisor that made our family meal very enjoyable. A restaurant that should not be missed for a good meal and drinks.

Thank Mars1964
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
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: 840 E Whittier Blvd, La Habra, CA 90631-3933
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  La Habra
  • Phone Number: +1 562-691-4618
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