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El Charro

Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
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1529 Farmers Ln, Santa Rosa, CA 95405-7525
+1 707-570-2387
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

... and they serve chips nonstop! Well, we kept asking nicely for more. I love their fish tacos, burritos and enchiladas too! Yum!

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Thank Irene B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

It's pretty popular with the locals. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The salsa is very good and one of my favorites. I ordered a taco plate with al pastor and shredded chicken. The al pastor is some of the best I have had and the chicken is pretty good. I substituted my refried beans for black beans and... More 

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Thank Al M
Northern California
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73 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Nice small place to have authentic Mexican food. Fresh food and great service. This is one of two in the area and both are good for lunch or dinner.

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Thank MaNPaM
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

I can't come to California without visiting a Mexican Restaurant. I pulled into El Charro on a weekday evening, ordered the chili rellenos and a Dos Equis and when it was done I was totally satisfied. This is a great place. Excellent service, tasty food.... what else is there?

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Thank Alan S
Santa Rosa, California
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

It is usually crowded and the staff is very friendly. They have a large menu and everything is great.

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Thank David B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

My family and I stopped on our way through. We had the nachos for an appetizer and for lunch the fish tacos and steak tacos. It was all amazing.

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Thank Michelle S
Sebastopol, California
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44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

An excellent Menu. Great service. Good size portions and you are treated like family everytime you enter or leave. There are hugs and lots of warmth. After the 3rd time the waitress remembered what my wife and I ordered the last time we were in. For a special treat try #45 Tostado with black beans and grilled chicken.

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Thank I76slick23vine
Santa Rosa, California
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106 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

Pat from Solar City told us about this great restaurant. We visited last week and I had the pork tostada and my husband had the steak and chicken fajita salad. The pork was tender and moist, but not fatty or greasy. The toppings were fresh and we literally walked away feeling pleasantly full and satisfied - not heavy which is... More 

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Thank Janscience
Prescott, Arizona
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24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

Tucked away in a little strip mall, this friendly restaurant satisfied my margarita and salsa cravings instantly. Nice fresh salsa, warm chips and a house margarita that tastes of tequila and was not too sweet. There were pupusas and sopas on the menu but I decided on the Chile relleno. A real roasted chili, with a real stem peeking out.... More 

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Thank Cassandra D
Santa Rosa, California
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141 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2015

This has to be the best Mexican food In Santa rosa...Love Love Love this place and take the family here once a month. The margaritas are great you can actually taste the alcohol not watered down.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1529 Farmers Ln, Santa Rosa, CA 95405-7525
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Santa Rosa
  • Phone Number: +1 707-570-2387

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