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El Charco

Calle Paseo de Las Aves, Isla Mujeres, Mexico
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“chicken soup” (16 reviews)
“beans” (16 reviews)
“sopa de lima” (9 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Calle Paseo de Las Aves, Isla Mujeres, Mexico
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11 - 20 of 125 reviews

Reviewed 11 January 2017

We love this little place! So clean and the food is always delicious! Usually open in the evenings but can be unexpectedly closed. Stop if open....you won't regret it and you will return on every trip!

1  Thank LolainBend
Reviewed 16 December 2016

This place is the real deal! Home made tortillas, great food, delicious flavors, wonderful hosts and chef! I love El Charco!!! This is what Mexico is all about. We had scrumptious tacos and enchiladas mole! I think everything on the menu is exceptional! 5 stars...More

2  Thank StevenHarrison
Reviewed 21 November 2016

This place is a gem. Really friendly and authentic. I loved the arrachara tacos and loved even more the variety of homemade sauces and fix in's to put on them. We loved watching the activities of the colonia outside.

1  Thank KKChico
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Great guacamole to start with and then had the chicken enchiladas. Some of the best I have ever had. Everything was so fresh. You could tell that everything was made when you ordered it and loved the serve yourself bowls of beans, pico, and salsa....More

2  Thank Wayne K
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Friends took us to this place for a simple tasty meal. The guacamole was some of the best I've ever had. It was quite fresh tasting but coupled with the warm, freshly made tortilla chips, the combo was wonderful. Our party had various tacos, roast...More

1  Thank LovetoTraveltoo51
Reviewed 27 October 2016

I always have to stop and eat at El Charco several times each visit to the island.. which is quite often. I look forward to seeing Desi (the owner) and she is always smiling... heart of gold and the most delicious food.. fresh & home...More

1  Thank islagirl1969
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Deysy n Raul are such welcoming hosts and we love their food. We eat here at least once a week! Everything is delicious, but try the chicken soup. Oh and the Enchiladas de mole'

1  Thank 2Travelingforfun
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

This review is after the second great experience we have had. We ordered the chicken soup which was great. It had a wonderful lime, cilantro, peppery flavor and was delicious. We also ordered chicken and cheese empanadas. Three large empanadas came with the order which...More

2  Thank SolGuy89
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Believe it or not but people do get colds on the island Daisy's chicken soup is wonderful. As well as their entire menu. You get plenty to eat for a very reasonable price. So if you are in La Gloria or you are craving home...More

Thank beachball81
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

I always feel like the food here was prepared for me with the care they would give to preparation for themselves or their family. Everything is always delicious!

Thank car2034
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Paseo de Las Aves, Isla Mujeres, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Isla Mujeres
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