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El Charrito Caminante

Latin, , Mexican
2710 Washington Blvd, # A, Arlington, VA 22201-1939
+1 703-351-1177
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good51%
  • Average0%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
31 Jul 2017
“Poor Service ”
8 Jul 2016
“Try the cheese steak sandwich - great value”
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Latin, Central American, Mexican, South American
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2710 Washington Blvd, # A, Arlington, VA 22201-1939
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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

I've been going to El Charro for many years until I moved. I was in the area and decided to make a To-Go order. I opened a taco in the car and to my surprise there was more cilantro and onions than meat...barely any...seriously. I...More

Thank Jessica A
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Consistently good quality Salvadoran-Mexican menu items. Good pupusas. The cheese steak sandwich is arguably one of the best values in Arlington. Delicious and only around 5-6 bucks.

Thank zoomfish
Reviewed 14 May 2016

I've been visiting this place for years and will continue for many years to come. It's a neighborhood/Arlington place but one that the out of towner should visit for its authenticity. Inexpensive and delicious. All meals.

Thank Jack D
Reviewed 12 July 2015

I love this place and it is rapidly becoming my favorite get away lunch spot. Let's be honest it!s a dive. But the food ricks and you can't beat the prices. Tacos are half the price of the mainstream district taco but five times as...More

Thank PacoFlp
Reviewed 29 June 2015

Made while you wait, the pupusas are a great deal and good if you need to grab a snack to go. They are served with tangy slaw and sauce in aluminum foil hot off the griddle so they are steaming hot! There are a few...More

Thank Marcia2424
Reviewed 22 September 2014

So I took some student to El Charrito today for a lunch adventure and was very happy with our decision to dine here. Just picked this place randomly and decided to check it out. So its 90% takeout food but there are about 10 stools...More

1  Thank NRJSPICE
Reviewed 25 April 2013

So good..so cheap..Had a few things Tamales..goat pupusas and more mmmm REALLY really delicious The older ladies pounding the flat bread was a real treat..GO there!

Thank kristlkrost
Reviewed 25 March 2013

Probably the best pupusas I've had and for $1.50 each. The tamales are nothing to write home about and the maduros are mediocre. The tacos (one beef and one chorizo) are good. Overall, you can't beat the price.

Thank Francisco M
Reviewed 15 January 2013

To me, there is almost nothing better than the steak sandwich at El Charrito! I could eat one every day of my life. Pupusas and carne asada plates are excellent choices as well. Strayed one time when I ordered the chicharones with yuca fries, and...More

1  Thank ArlingtonDad
Reviewed 27 December 2012

We order from here at least once a week. Great food at fantastic prices! Dinner for 3 people under $20!

Thank kgpena
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Latin, Central American, Mexican, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2710 Washington Blvd, # A, Arlington, VA 22201-1939
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 703-351-1177
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