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El Charro

2175 Avienda de la Playa, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
+1 858-459-7900
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Overview
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible4%
15 Jun 2018
“Pretty good, but on the rude side”
17 May 2018
“Good food & Good prices”
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Mexican, Fast food, Spanish
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2175 Avienda de la Playa, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
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1 - 10 of 46 reviews

Reviewed 9 July 2018

I was honestly looking for something authentic while down in La Jolla. It was not horrible...but I do have to mention that the food was very bland and seriously did not taste like a real taco. It is a cheap eat and I did get...More

Thank pspell87
Reviewed 15 June 2018

This is a nice location close to the beach. The food was pretty decent. The wait time for our food, being that it was a walk-up-and-order type of place, was a bit long. The problem we had was that nobody ordered chicken anything. Our order...More

Thank picklesandco
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

After a day on the beach, this really hit the spot & was easy on the wallet. Portions are big, and food is filling.

Thank garcias4az
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Mom and I were out walking around and we were hungry.. Stopped here for a bite to eat and was pleasantly surprised! The carne asada was good.. The guacamole was to die for and mom loved the homemade salsa. Sat outside in the sun which...More

Thank Anissa S
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We had the fish tacos plate with refried beans and Mexican rice, and chips and guacamole. Everything was delicious! They have a salsa bar with 3 or 4 different kinds of salsa. Reasonable prices too. We are from the Midwest and these tacos were so...More

Thank Ericka E
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We went here for a quick bite on the first day of our holiday. The service is poor and the food varies between OKish and quite poor and not tasty. Especially given it's location you would expect a lot better.

Thank Anco M
Reviewed 6 May 2017

My wife and I visited El Charro after completing a kayak tour just up the street. My steak burrito had great flavor throughout and was huge. My wife enjoyed her fish tacos up until the last few bites. At that point the tacos were pretty...More

Thank Andy B
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Our accomidations were just a few blocks away, and we had a few choices for our lunch. The Bean Tostada was just right for a senior meal. The Veggie Burrito was very large and good. We would return again on our next visit. You order...More

Thank Travel_bug0707
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Mediocre food, indifferent service, good prices. Food served extremely (worryingly?) fast, and hot. Unfortunately our dinner experience was ruined when cashier started cleaning the tabletops and floor all around us with excessive spray product, so close we could not only smell but feel it. This...More

Thank Jake S
Reviewed 11 November 2016

This is the real deal- don't miss it! Reasonable prices, friendly staff and awesome food offerings. This is not a place you want to loll around all day taking in the surroundings. This is a okay you come for an authentic atmosphere, welcoming staff and...More

Thank J B
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2175 Avienda de la Playa, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-459-7900
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