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Charro Mexicano

Calle 50 | San Francisco, Panama City, Panama
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good48%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (8 reviews)
“tortillas” (2 reviews)
“burrito” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Latin
$$ - $$$
Calle 50 | San Francisco, Panama City, Panama
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1 - 10 of 39 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The prices have gone up drastically, but the quality of the food remains the same. The ambiance has improved a bit. the food here is really good. the nachos, the queso fundido and the burritos are sure winners!

Thank PTYTraveler
Reviewed 20 February 2017

The chips were fresh but we had to order a basket . . . the queso fundido was particularly good. Margaritas were good and the prices were low. We'd visit again.

Thank Tara K
Reviewed 18 December 2016

This place is extremely popular. We were there Saturday evening and it was packed. There was many people serving but they couldn't keep up. Our carne fajitas were very good and they didn't overload the plates with rice and refried beans like Mexican restuarants in...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

One of the best in Panama. Tortillas are really good. Since the one in the end of Calle 50 is smaller, they do offer quicker service than the one in San Francisco. When we want to try authentic mexican flavor, we visit el Charro Mexicano....More

Thank PanamanianWanderlust
Reviewed 18 April 2016

I had big expectations about this place but it was disappointing - My only recommendation would be the margaritas (big as many of their dishes). Regarding the dishes, we ordered tacos but the tortillas tasted like colombian arepas (nothing wrong with arepas, I like them...More

Thank where_is_Pablo00-_
Reviewed 9 April 2016

Like most restaurants in Panama, the service is slow, but the staff is super friendly. The guacamole made at your table is the best I've had. The portions are big and tasty. I kept half of my enchilada dish and ate it the next day....More

Thank Brian A
Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

Fun, busy neighborhood restaurant, we went to Charro on a Friday night and it was packed but we were able to get a table right away. The atmosphere is fast paced and lively, there were lots of groups celebrating birthdays and such. The service was...More

Thank CostaWhyNot
Reviewed 15 March 2016

If you are sharing, one of the best things to order here is the mixed Nachos, it's hearty and abundant and a good value. They have plenty of other options, ranging from tortilla soup to enchiladas and burritos, as well as the traditional tacos al...More

Thank panangelina
Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

Disapointed in Panama. I think in the end all these mexican restaruants cater to the mexican knowledge of the people which is bad . I am from california and will keep looking in Panama for somebody to do it right! If you want meat ,...More

Thank Rene P
Reviewed 29 December 2015

If you like mexican food, this is a good place to visit. The food is good and you have a lot of dishes to choose from. Depending on how crowded it is, the service will be fast to a moderate speed. The only problem with...More

Thank Rolando_Jose_RDL
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 50 | San Francisco, Panama City, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
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