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Cafe El Cholo

840 E Whittier Blvd, La Habra, CA 90631-3933
+1 562-691-4618
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“enchiladas” (16 reviews)
“pralines” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
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840 E Whittier Blvd, La Habra, CA 90631-3933
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you wanna enjoy a place with a nice ambiance this is the place. El Cholo has lots colorful decorations and very lively.

Thank Mslalo
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

We had made reservations for an 80th bday party and they gave us the entire patio. The service was awesome for 25 people and the food was really good too. Next time we're in town, we'll be back for sure.

Thank ocjax
Reviewed 7 August 2017

El Cholo has been around for centuries. The food is consistent every time you visit. Their fajitas is most likely the most popular item followed by their multitude of specialty items. They serve all the traditional menu favorites, but none of their dishes are of...More

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Our group always meet here for lunch in the summer to fit into the schedule of those who can only join us on their summer vacation. The good food and the unique space make this a special gathering place that we look forward to every...More

Thank ROCruiser
Reviewed 25 May 2017

I have enjoyed El Cholo at several locations, but the Café El Cholo in La Habra is a little different. First, it's in an older building and has been there a long time. It's beyond being "established." The food is fantastic, the service very good,...More

Thank CP220
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Classic Cal-Mex food in a lovely space, decorated with murals and Mexican art. Friendly and efficient service. I had the enchiladas de mariscos which were excellent - filled with lobster and shrimp, and topped with a delicious creamy chipotle sauce. Only problem, it was served...More

Thank Bookistan5
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

The ground beef tacos , enchiladas and pork tamales were delicious. Polite and prompt service with a great atmosphere.

Thank Gilbert G
Reviewed 11 April 2017

My first visit to El Cholo, when I was just ten-years-old, left a lasting impression on me. Never had I had such exotic food in such beautiful surroundings! Somehow, through my teens and early working years, I forgot about this gem of a restaurant, but...More

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Arrived at El Cholo La Habra just before it opens at 11 for lunch.. Free parking, nice patio and sayings and aphorisms on the outside and inside, Warm greeting welcoming us in as the restaurant opens. Salsa is wonderful herb based with great chips.. not...More

Thank davidvalk
Reviewed 9 March 2017

I got there early for lunch with a friend. I ordered our food and asked him to hold the order until she arrived. I enjoyed my LA Lemonade with chips & salsa while I waited and them we had a great hot lunch together. My...More

Thank Penny H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 840 E Whittier Blvd, La Habra, CA 90631-3933
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  La Habra
  • Phone Number: +1 562-691-4618
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