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El Charolais

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1805 W State of Franklin Rd, Johnson City, TN 37604
+1 423-928-0929
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2016

stays busy, food is fresh, seating is comfy - probably the best spanish restaurant in Johnson City ( that i have been to ) you may have a wait but it is worth it

Thank E8733LQkims
Erwin, Tn
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2016

My family and I eat here very often. The service is excellent. The food is really fresh, well prepared and the portions are enormous. I have nothing negative to say about this place. Well done.

Thank Travis M
Pikeville, Kentucky
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

El Kroger is pretty solid Mexican food. As fluffy says, "it meat, cheese and vegetables wrapped in a flour tortilla and covered in red sauce."

Thank Mark R
Piney Flats, Tennessee
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346 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

We visited this restaurant with a large group and we were well pleased. Huge servings, extensive menu, attentive wait staff. Certainly one of the top Tex-Mex restaurants in the area !

Thank wabjr705
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63 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

El Charolais offers both American iced and traditional Mexican dishes. They traditional tacos are amazing! In fact, I have never had a dish that I did not enjoy from their menu. I would recommend this restaurant to others!

Thank Katie A
Jonesborough, Tennessee
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118 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2016

A great place to go if you are in the mood for Mexican Cuisine. I had the Taco salad, hubby had a spicy chicken fajita entree that came with rice and beans. The margaritas are top notch. Portions are generous. Not a fancy place but for the price, you can't go wrong. It's clean, service is fast and there is... More 

Thank Eowyn1110
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61 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

This place is great and the staff is always friendly. The food is always warm and the location is convenient to where I work.

Thank StellaMeatball
Oxon Hill, Maryland
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221 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2016

El Charolais has excellent food! The flavors are great, and the kitchen lays out the perfect spiciness when the menu says it's spicy and perfect non (or limited) spiciness when the menu does not specify. The _huge_ menu is full of expected standards and many more items I don't often see, and there are loads of combinations available. (Starting at... More 

Thank JohnsonIV
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2015

One of my favorite places to go out with friends. I'm not a huge fan of Mexican food, but I do love this place. The food is very good and very reasonably priced. Service is hit or miss. Usually pretty fast, but we have waited almost an hour for our food before.

Thank crazypuglady_2017
Gray, Tennessee
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 December 2015

We have been going here for years, the service and food have always been great! It's definitely a great place to go for anyone.

Thank Kurt S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1805 W State of Franklin Rd, Johnson City, TN 37604
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Johnson City
  • Phone Number: +1 423-928-0929

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