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El Charro Cafe

7725 N Oracle Rd Ste 101, Oro Valley, AZ 85704-6987
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“carne seca” (36 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (30 reviews)
“tamales” (21 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7725 N Oracle Rd Ste 101, Oro Valley, AZ 85704-6987
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our second visit To El Charro Cafe was just as good as our first. I ordered the Carne Seca enchiladas and my wife ordered the steak fajitas. The portions were plentiful and delicious, both our orders were outstanding and service was attentive but not intrusive.

Thank Roger C
Reviewed May 12, 2018

This was a very disappointing experience. Went there for Cinco de Mayo thinking that there would be some entertainment and good food. The combo was loud and not playing any Mexican music. They wanted to place us right in front of the combo but we...More

Thank 1950gerry
Reviewed May 12, 2018

Went for dinner with another couple and were not impressed. We only waited a few minutes at the bar for our table which was ready before we got our drinks. The table was a bit sticky (not wiped down well). The drinks were tasty but...More

Thank Teresa W
Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

This was probably a tie for 2nd best meal of the week. We've eaten out for lunch and dinner for the last 5 days or so. I don't like too much hot in my food. The ribs were a little hot for me but the...More

Thank Nigel S
Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

Horrible service which leads to a hobble dinner. We had to ask for help or service continually from the moment we sat down.

Thank Eileen K
Reviewed April 16, 2018

Upon entering El Charro Cafe on Oracle, I was smitten with the charming, oversized advertising posters hanging over the bar. I was still admiring them 20 minutes later, when the waiter appeared to take our drink orders. My eyes ventured away from the posters just...More

Thank michael l
Reviewed March 23, 2018

If you don't like noisy restaurants, you'd have to choose your day, time, and seating carefully when patronizing this restaurant. The service we received, though, was good, and the chicken fajitas were delicious.

Thank X4795RMjohnc
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

We found ourselves in the Tucson for the first time over spring break. We turned to trip advisor for dinner recommendation and found El Charro Cafe. Between the adults we dad enchiladas, tacos, burritos, and chimichangas. All of us were very happy with our choices....More

Thank ekdizzy
Reviewed March 17, 2018

The service was fast and friendly. It was a loud atmosphere but obviously busy because the food was good. The tamales were excellent and the steak was also of good quality. They were not very allergy friendly but eventually were able to accommodate my food...More

Thank SequoiaRose
Reviewed March 15, 2018

had late lunch there on a Sunday afternoon. Half filled, not really busy, lots of empty tables. Hostess takes us to a table. We sat down....looked down at the floor to see so much dirt/filth. It was truly horrifying that we would sit on top...More

Thank Linda S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7725 N Oracle Rd Ste 101, Oro Valley, AZ 85704-6987
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Oro Valley
  • Phone Number: 520-229-1922
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