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El Charro

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Puerta de Tierra, San Juan, Puerto Rico
+1 809-466-2030
Mon 11:30 - 15:00
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 00:00
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Winchester, Virginia
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70 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great family run Mexican restaurant. Very cold cerveza. And the best chimichanga we have ever had. The portions are huge and of fabulous quality.

Thank provomo
Key West, Florida
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Right off from the Wait Staff to the Tortillas and Salsa, this place is the best Mexican experience I have had in years. The food was outstanding and we almost felt bad paying so little for the experience.

Thank browncondo2102
Dublin, Ohio
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ended up eating there twice had a great time great food and the owners were so nice they give us a ride home. I highly recommend anybody going there

Thank donaldmN2750QZ
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

For me, it is one of the best restaurants in Puerto Rico for Mexican Food! Great prices, great service, but even better, awesome food!!! Ask either for a Tripleta Taco or a Key Taco! Trust me, you will enjoy it! Buen provecho!

Thank Carlos A
Perkinsville, Vermont
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

We were staying nearby and El Churro's was suggested to us. We've been to Puerto Rico many times but never heard of it before. From outside the place you would never know how large it is. We were greeted quickly and given our choice of seating. Downstairs is a large patio, which is where we sat. The menu is all... More 

Thank lifeisgd_13
Smyrna, Georgia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a relatively small restaurant, but the food is excellent. We were pleasantly surprised and enjoyed several meals there. The Ceviche is incredible and service was prompt and attentive. This may be the best Mexican food that I have experienced. Would definitely go back again.

Thank wdjarr
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Went here from the hotel Caribe, took a taxi and it was worth it. The food is really good and has a nice atmosphere. Very reasonably price and very friendly service. The location on Tripadvisor is way off so don't use it. Get a taxi, it pays for itself since the food was great and cheaper than eating on site.... More 

Thank Brett M
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Yummy food, nice environment...opened from Monday to Friday...beautiful place! Would be really nice if open on weekends...gorgeous patio!

Thank lizzettef2014
West Palm Beach, Florida
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

I was referred to this restaurant from a friend and boy was I glad i went. It is a cute quaint location that has siting on two floors. We started off with cocktails and some appetizers. The Chorizo queso dip was so rich and flavorful that we ordered the mushroom one as well which was even better! We also had... More 

Thank toocute72382
Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

I had the chicken fajitas. They are SO GOOD! With a fresh home made lemonade. The service is great and prices are even better. I really recomend it to everyone.

Thank Ada M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$6
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Puerta de Tierra, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 809-466-2030

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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?