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El Charro T Mexican Restaurant

3015 Highway 290 W, Brenham, TX 77833-6808
+1 979-337-9515
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good38%
  • Average25%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
3 Feb 2018
“Never Again!”
19 Nov 2015
“Everything seemed like they were trying to be as cheap as possible”
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11:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
Mexican, Spanish
3015 Highway 290 W, Brenham, TX 77833-6808
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

We've eaten here several times before, so we returned. The food was good, but it stops there. The main waitress was late, so we were waited on by little kids and one lady. The food took a ridiculously long time. The waitress finally showed up...More

Thank DebN15
Reviewed 19 November 2015

Well I got used to the salsa even though it was made with tomato paste, The refried beans were not good. The Charros are OK. High points the fajita meant is good and tender and the queso is very good along with the service.

Thank mosquitomagnet72
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Didn't eat there but the beer was cold, the margarita's were great and the queso was perfect. Great place to meet a group and hang-out.

Thank garrettent
Reviewed 13 April 2015

I was looking for a Mexican restaurant on our drive from Houston to Austin on Hwy 290 and stumbled upon this little gem. The food was surprising good and the service very attentive. The only down tick is that Margarita was bland. If you are...More

Reviewed 15 January 2015

A wonderful family run restaurant the food here is gorgeous and traditional. The salsa is classic and zesty not from a jar! The atmosphere is wonderful and the walls are covered in charming family photos bringing a real feel of culture. Brilliant place to eat.

Thank Kathryn W
Reviewed 26 November 2014

hadn't been thru Brenham in awhile, and we lucked in to finding this jewel. we travel with our 4 legged companion, so I went in and asked if we could sit outside with our dog, and they were so very accommodating. (yes, brought our Andruw...More

Thank kit o
Reviewed 4 November 2014

Fresh ingredients reasonably well prepared but not exceptional. Decent chips and salsa. Pleasant but very slow service. Building is a bit musty and does not appear to be maintained (some peeling exterior paint, women's room barely lit with a few mismatched bulbs in a partially...More

Thank NotPickyEater
Reviewed 17 October 2014

It is very good. This is real Mexican food. They use cilantro, comino, Mexican oregano, Serrano peppers, not chili powder. They use real cheese, not that grated stuff from a zip lock bag. The bean have bacon and comino, the refried are very good, but...More

Thank Jim P
Reviewed 20 January 2014

If my Grandma were alive - this would be here restaurant. Usually you will find family members here helping out. I am from Arizona and was raised on authentic Mexican food. Simply the best experience combining menu, atmosphere, service I have found anywhere in the...More

Thank CountryRoadsScholar
Reviewed 3 October 2012

Stopped on way back from antique shows since the restaurant is right off 290. Big drinks, made to order, and delicious fresh salsa with cilantro and superthin homemade chips.

Thank harvshoney
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3015 Highway 290 W, Brenham, TX 77833-6808
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Brenham
  • Phone Number: +1 979-337-9515
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