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El Charolais

1805 W State of Franklin Rd, Johnson City, TN 37604-8801
+1 423-928-0929
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“chips and salsa” (12 reviews)
“charolais” (4 reviews)
“tacos” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:30 PMAll hours
Mexican, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
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1805 W State of Franklin Rd, Johnson City, TN 37604-8801
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Reviewed yesterday

Hate to start out that this is another typical Mexican cafe as it really isn't. On the other hand they do offer the famed "Speedy Gonzales which brings it back full circle to being typical. If, however you comb the menu thoroughly you will find...More

Thank hootbird
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good food made here..good beverage all at a reasonable price. Always good service ..every time I visit very clean

Thank Ronald B
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We had a short wait on a Friday night. The restaurant was full. The waiter we had was very personable. The menu was extensive. The four of us all ordered different meals and meal served was more than plentiful. The dishes were excellent. The price...More

Thank travelteacher4
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We went as a family and everyone was pleased with their food and the service. Very popular with locals.

Thank kdtop2
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We have a group that comes to this Resteraunt every week. We love the excellent food and the margaritas. The service is good and the food is always great.

Thank Tina P
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed sitting outside on the patio, and Christie was so friendly and worked hard to give us the best service. We love all the food! It is our favorite Mexican restaurant. Best salsa!!!

1  Thank Lisa F
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Good food, good service. Pollo Loco is good. Chicken or ground beef dishes are the best. Had a bad experience with the steak once that's why 4 stars.

Thank robotchicken114
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

This is my go to Mexican restaurant at home. The food is fresh and the wait staff are friendly and helpful when ordering or inquiring about menu items. Give this place a try.

1  Thank k94max
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

We visit El Charolais often. They have amazing tacos, great chips, salsa and cheese dip and I always get a strawberry margarita. I switch it up every now and then with enchiladas or pollo loco and the man loves chorizo and eggs (I mean REALLY...More

1  Thank AllSunshineAndRoses
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

This is my go-to place for Mexican food. It's always fresh and made to order. They stay packed on weekends but still have good service.

1  Thank Ashley E
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1 February 2015|
Response from Thomas R | Reviewed this property |
I didn't really like the place and am not familiar with the menu. You might call them and ask.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1805 W State of Franklin Rd, Johnson City, TN 37604-8801
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Johnson City
  • Phone Number: +1 423-928-0929
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