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El Gran Charro

Certificate of Excellence
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Mexican, Southwestern
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2834 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Stafford, VA 22554
+1 540-720-7770
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Stafford, Virginia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our favorite restaurant for mexican food. We used to live in the area and whenever we felt like mexican food we kept going back to El Gran Charro. Pepi's staff are all friendly and service has always been good. Whenever we are in the Stafford area, and its time to eat, we always decide on El Gran Charro.

Thank Tom R
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46 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The menu was vast. The service was good. The flavor was spot on. The white sauce that is served with salsa is fantastic! The only reason why this isn't five stars or exceptional was the was barely even warm. The food was borderline cold.

Thank Xzacklee
Stafford, Virginia
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100 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

My wife and I tried El Gran Charro because our daughter and her boyfriend told us it had pretty good food. We went there one night when we were hungry for some chips and salsa. The chips were excellent and the salsa was excellent as well! We both had Chimi Chungas and they were great. The restaurant was clean. The... More 

Thank Tommy W
Stafford, Virginia
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200 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

This is the finest Mexican in Stafford in a newly decorated incredibly beautiful restaurant with friendly staff. I love absolutely everything on the menu and always take home left-overs. I recommend the burrito and the sausage chorizo queso. The food is very fairly priced with nice portions and served by the friendliest staff in Stafford.

Thank Catalaq
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We drive by this establishment all the time and never thought to stop in. So, we did and were pleased. The service was fine and the food was good. Atmosphere was fine but they have redecorated since and we are planning another stop soon.

Thank Dale O
Falmouth, Virginia
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293 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Having ordered the majority of the menu items here it's pretty hard to find anything that is not good. The chimmychungas, fajitas, fish tacos are excellent. XX on draft.

Thank mikesxpress
Saint Leonard, Maryland
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Really enjoyed the chips and salsa. The combos at lunch were a great price and good portions. Great service.

Thank brodda1504
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

The service was outstanding, the chips and salsa were better than ever, the Chimichanga and Burrito were delicious and you may need a doggy bag for the leftovers because you get a heaping helping...what more can we say other than to give it a try?

Thank mcgregorms85
Stafford, Virginia
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

This is a great place for Mexican food in Stafford County. The atmosphere is laid-back but service is prompt and helpful. Good food for a fair price.

Thank VAadventurer5
Quantico, Virginia
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We love this place! Great food, great service, great prices. Always clean and has a lot of options for gluten free meals. Great for happy hour, lunch, dinner. The staff get to know you and they are always friendly. 5 star white sauce, complimentary with chips. Once we pay our bill they generally say see you tomorrow and often times,... More 

Thank Marie C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 15
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2834 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Stafford, VA 22554
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Stafford
  • Phone Number: +1 540-720-7770

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