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“American Mexican Fare”

El Charro Mexican Dining
Ranked #19 of 81 Restaurants in Lafayette
Cuisines: Mexican
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Dining options: Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: El Charro Mexican Dining in Lafayette, CA is a local staple with an illustrious history dating back to 1947. For a taste of how we've delighted taste buds for the last 67 years, try our traditional sampler platter, the Super Burrito, Jalapeno Chicken Enchiladas, or the Tacos Veracruz. You'll crave our chips and salsa paired with our special blue cheese garlic dip, a taste unique to El Charro. Join us at our cantina, a spacious outdoor patio and bar to soak up some rays while you sip on one of our famous margaritas. Choose from the Rooftop, Cadillac, Ultimate, Skinny, Gold, and Grande. With all the options, there's a perfect margarita for everyone. We also serve house made sangria, specialty cocktails, and bottled and draught beers. We are you best destination for large group parties of 15 or more with our specially designed menus. Choose from the Family Fiesta or the Fajitas Fiesta and let us take care of everything for you. When your group arrives the tables are preset with baskets of chips, salsa and our secret recipe cheese dip. El Charro Mexican Dining is the best place for friends and family to meet and eat. We pride ourselves in providing you a delicious and enjoyable meal in a fun and welcoming environment.
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Very popular long time restaurant serving American Mexican fare. Very ordinary, very large menu. My chicken fajitas were just fair....over cooked chicken with lots of veggies in lots of oil. If you like ordinary Mexican food, this is the place for you. Nothing upscale here. My fajitas were $15 & I don’t remember seeing anything more expensive. We were part of a party of 18, & I must say, the service was excellent, & everyone got what they ordered.

Thank Sherry S
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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Love going to this restaurant to eat for food, service and atmosphere.
But today we took out. I was not disappointed.
Ordered my favorite dosh of the tres.

It was really good but miss going in to eat

Thank FredN47
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

The restaurant was cute and hopping on a Saturday nightThe food however was not what we expected. There was no queso, our favorite appetizer. My daughter's skinny margarita was bitter. The steak fajitas were not served sizzling on a griddle, but just all on a plate. The meat was lukewarm, tough, and tasteless. The taco salad with shrimp was mostly lettuce with a few warm shrimp. We won't be back.

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Thank GL467
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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Drove a ways to try this great Mexican restaurant. Worth the visit sir outside its beautiful on the patio.

Thank JimM1146
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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

El Charro is an old reliable. It is always busy. The food is tasty. They hustle to serve you, and the portions are ample.

Try any combination plate!

Thank saolsen11
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