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El Charro Cafe

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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
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601 W 8th St, Yuma, AZ 85364-2955
+1 928-783-9790
11:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Sun 11:00 - 21:00
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Cherry Valley, California
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I just happened on this place and am I glad I did! Great food and service. Many locals and snowbirds that come regularly. Authentic Mexican food at a very reasonable price.

Thank NFN M
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have eaten at El Charro most of my life. The food is consistently great and the servers are friendly. If I had one complaint, it would be the noise. El Charro is located in an old house and it is very noisy. Don't let that deter you though, they have awesome food and great margaritas!!!

Thank Rashelle S
Reno, Nevada, United States
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

This locals restaurant was recommended by a local. We love Mexican food and this did not disappoint! The portions were great and all was very tasty. The service was great and all the staff are friendly. We highly endorse this recommendation for everyone.

Thank Peggy W
San Diego, California
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44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

On a visit to Yuma, we stopped to have lunch on the way out of town & enjoyed a great lunch. Food was great & so was the service.

Thank noteatinghere
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

my parents used to take our family here when we were little. Of course we grew up and went our separate ways, but our brother's passing away brought us all to Yuma and back to El Charro. Went last night night with siblings and cousin and had not only a great meal, but conversations of fond memories. The staff made... More 

Thank Cheryl J
Rochester, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We decided to have a Mexican meal when we stopped of in Yuma on our way to Phoenix. On the recommendation of a local we opted for this restaurant. On arrival we were warmly welcomed, escorted to our table and drinks ordered. I went for the Senoran taco dinner, my wife the beef fajita dinner. After a prolonged wait our... More 

Thank Paul W
Yucca Valley, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

I have been eating at this restaurant since I was 2 years old. Chips and salsa, Cheese crisp, folded taco plate and salad is the best meal I have ever had! Its the jam!

Thank elphabanps
elcharro601, Owner at El Charro Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you!! More 

Penticton, Canada
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

If you enjoy Mexican food you will be pleased with this restaurant. We would definitely go there again. You won't be disappointed.

Thank Bev S
elcharro601, Owner at El Charro Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you, Bev, for your great feedback! More 

Yuma, Arizona
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

I've been dining at El Charro for 40 plus years!!! The food is excellent and the service is always superb! Their mixed green burro with a green saddle - YUM - can not be beat anywhere!!! The cheese crisps and quesadillas are also exceptional!!! Try it out!!! you'll be glad you did

Thank AnnaMarie S
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Really great and authentic Mexican food. Margaritas are on point. Decor is simple, cozy and inviting. All food taste homemade. The service was like being welcomed into a friend's home. Tamales are smothered in a rich heavenly sauce, a must try.

Thank Brick H

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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
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 15
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 W 8th St, Yuma, AZ 85364-2955
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Yuma
  • Phone Number: +1 928-783-9790

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