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El Carbonero

Latin, , Mexican
517 W Elm St, Graham, NC 27253-2156
+1 336-228-8002
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pupusas” (16 reviews)
“rice” (6 reviews)
“pork” (5 reviews)
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Latin, Central American, Mexican, Spanish, South American
517 W Elm St, Graham, NC 27253-2156
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I ordered Fajitas, I got shrimp, he got chicken. Fresh and delicious! Loved the pico sauce and the corn tortillas. Definitely recommend. Don’t let the outside or parking stop you from eating here. Friendly wait staff.

Thank Jennifer F
Reviewed 30 March 2018

My daughter took me to lunch here last Sunday. The food was spectacular. Service was great. They make your meal one at a time, so be patient! IT will be worth the slight wait. I tried a cheese and pork pupusas, beef taco, and steak...More

Thank TheGilmoreGirlz
Reviewed 9 March 2018

The waiters were great. they can speak spanish and english if you don't know spanish. The food is great it taste fresh and good to eat. I recommend the pupusas they are so fu*king good(excuse my language)

1  Thank Nayeli F
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Went to El Carbonero for lunch and had the pork and cheese pupusas were some of the best I've ever had, the only ones better were the ones I had in El Salvador. Also went for dinner the next day and had the breaded chicken...More

2  Thank Alexander L
Reviewed 23 October 2017

This place is located next to a popular burger place in Graham and has plenty of parking around the building. It is a family place and has a mix of booths and tables, so can accommodate large groups. The menu is a combination of latin...More

1  Thank Ginny B
Reviewed 24 June 2017

it is a small family restaurant with a cozy feel. I was told to try the El Salvadorian specialties . Although there a plenty of familiar Mexican dishes I believe the owners are El Salvadorian. Great food, not as spicy as Mexican but FULL of...More

Thank justinc1961
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

The pupusas are delicious cheese filled pancakes served with pickled cabbage and a rich red sauce.The deep fried pork is juicy and delicately flavored. This place is authentically yummy and down home humble. Bring cash, they don't take cards. And come hungry so you can...More

Thank germphobe
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Was not disappointed at all. As someone raised in Florida with so much Hispanic food influence, we were not disappointed at all. Choices were plentifuwell prepared. You have try the sweet plantains with condensed milk, omg such a decadent treat. The fried pork chops were...More

Thank Joyce C
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

If you want to enjoy inexpensive food this is a great place to try. We have a number of dishes in our group and the best was probably the Pollo Chipotle; creamy base with a bit of spice. Yum. Cash only place.

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

My husband loves this place. The food is very authentic. It is cash only so be prepared. It can be full at peak times so come early or late to get right in. Worth a try!

Thank Jessica E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Latin, Central American, Mexican, Spanish, South American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 517 W Elm St, Graham, NC 27253-2156
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Graham
  • Phone Number: +1 336-228-8002
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