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El Gran Charro

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€€ - €€€
Mexican, Southwestern
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2834 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Stafford, VA 22554-1735
+1 540-720-7770
11:00 - 22:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Stafford, Virginia
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194 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is the finest Mexican in Stafford in a newly decorated incredibly beautiful restaurant with friendly staff. I love absolutely everything on the menu and always take home left-overs. I recommend the burrito and the sausage chorizo queso. The food is very fairly priced with nice portions and served by the friendliest staff in Stafford.

Thank Catalaq
Level Contributor
3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We drive by this establishment all the time and never thought to stop in. So, we did and were pleased. The service was fine and the food was good. Atmosphere was fine but they have redecorated since and we are planning another stop soon.

Thank Dale O
Falmouth, Virginia
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259 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Having ordered the majority of the menu items here it's pretty hard to find anything that is not good. The chimmychungas, fajitas, fish tacos are excellent. XX on draft.

Thank mikesxpress
Saint Leonard, Maryland
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Really enjoyed the chips and salsa. The combos at lunch were a great price and good portions. Great service.

Thank brodda1504
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

The service was outstanding, the chips and salsa were better than ever, the Chimichanga and Burrito were delicious and you may need a doggy bag for the leftovers because you get a heaping helping...what more can we say other than to give it a try?

Thank mcgregorms85
Stafford, Virginia
Level Contributor
9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

This is a great place for Mexican food in Stafford County. The atmosphere is laid-back but service is prompt and helpful. Good food for a fair price.

Thank VAadventurer5
Quantico, Virginia
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We love this place! Great food, great service, great prices. Always clean and has a lot of options for gluten free meals. Great for happy hour, lunch, dinner. The staff get to know you and they are always friendly. 5 star white sauce, complimentary with chips. Once we pay our bill they generally say see you tomorrow and often times,... More 

Thank Marie C
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Newly remodeled restaurant provides a great atmosphere. The food was very good, the service excellent and they provide plenty of chips and salsa.

Thank Jorge L
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58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

We really like this place -- close to our house and kind of a "locals" hang-out. The food is authentic with a very wide variety on the menu...and more than just the usual Mexican food options. Full-service bar with jumbo margaritas. Prices are reasonable and service is prompt and friendly. It gets busy on Friday and Saturday evenings so go... More 

Thank JANDC007
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We had the tacos, fajita burritos and chimichangas and they were delicious. The raspberry margaritas were awesome and only $3.99 from 4-9 pm! Will definitely visit again when we pass through.

Thank Lisa P

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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$4 - US$15
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2834 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Stafford, VA 22554-1735
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Stafford
  • Phone Number: +1 540-720-7770

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