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15422 Main St E, Sumner, WA 98390-2642
+1 253-863-5600
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Bonney Lake, Washington
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619 reviews
355 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

This is a fairly well maintained restaurant with good food and great service located just a mile from the heart of downtown Sumner. The menu is extensive and food is prepared quickly and delivered hot.

Thank Sandra S
Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

AWESOME FOOD!!!! I just moved here from Texas where Mexican restaurants are the real deal and this place ranks high up there with the BEST!!! Definitely will make this my go to place when missing my Mexican food!!!!!

Thank Rodeodove
Level Contributor
19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

This place wasn't bad, we had good service, but I have had better Mexican food. It definitely did not stand out as great flavorful food and we likely won't be back. Sorry

Thank VancouverJohnnie
Bend, Oregon
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Just really good food, and an interesting variety on the menu. I had the Arroz Con Vegetales, excellent. My wife had the fresh spainach burrito, very good too. Reasonable prices too.

Thank Pogonips13
Puyallup, Washington
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492 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016

Having worked and traveled all over Mexico, I consider myself a good judge of Mexican food, El Charro failed to meet my standards of authentic/ tasty food. The deluxe avacado tostada with chicken was filled with cold, dark chicken meat that was dry and tasteless, the salad base was old and had only a small portion of sour cream a... More 

Thank michael_smith56
Graham, Washington
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259 reviews
247 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016

Nailbanger Here Again; Hey Gang this place is a great find here in Sumner Down off Main Street East by the High School. The Food was 4 star Delicioso and Authentic as you will get here in the Pacific Northwest anyway.Sorry we are from Tucson, AZ that the best I can give you. They offer a big menu selection and... More 

Thank PJ D
Seattle, WA
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

El Charro has a lot of Mexican food options to choose from and I think they are under new management in the past year because everything has improved. Especially, the food which was never bad, but it seems fresher and tastier than before. I love Mexican food and they are the closest to my home so our family goes there... More 

Thank buckley_girl98
Seattle, Washington
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125 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

I heard really great things about this restaurant, to include a touching story about the roses the owner planter all around the place for his wife back in the day. If the owner gets the chance to read this post.. Stop serving powdered horchata, and maybe revisit your food vendor/quality choices. I believe this restaurant has slipped in some areas... More 

Thank Scott H
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345 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2015

The service was very attentive and helpful. The portions were very big and well-made. There isn't anything way above-and-beyond, but everything was dependably good. The house margarita was large, if a little spendy at $9. I had the chile combo plate (pictured) containing chile verde, chile colorado and a chile relleno. I'd recommend it.

Thank KommissarKen
Tacoma, Washington
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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2015

This was one of our favorite restaurants for years. They are under new management and we have only been there once since the reopening. We were a little bit disappointed, but we will go back and give them another try...that's only fair, right?

Thank CathyC-ham

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15422 Main St E, Sumner, WA 98390-2642
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Sumner
  • Phone Number: +1 253-863-5600

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