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El Charro Cafe

) #4 of 52 Restaurants in Oro Valley $$ - $$$ Mexican, , Latin
7725 N Oracle Rd Ste 101, Oro Valley, AZ
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7725 N Oracle Rd Ste 101, Oro Valley, AZ
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Let me just tell you that I have been at this restaurant off and on for the past 4-5 years. Nothing but excellent every single time! One of the managers named Sandy goes out of her way to speak to everyone eating there. I brought...More

Thank Lee C
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have been to Happy Hour there several months ago, and that was good. But, lunch the other day with a friend was not good. The food was just fair, but the service was not good. My wife had eaten there sometime...More

Thank CliffandSue2014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been going here for three years now and have never been disappointed. We always order the chicken chimichanga with the bacon and avocado....YUM! Salsa and chips are good. This restaurant was recommended to us by locals. So we thought we must try it...More

1  Thank deewipp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beware when you order: there are many ways to add more than 20% to the price of your meals at the long standing Tucson establishment. But first the good news: terrific food freshly prepared and excellent salsa. The bad news is that the service is...More

Thank LandR22
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always loved the great eats, the Chimi Elegante style a favorite. But the Dos Equis was flat (and server wasn't concerned) and the fried ice cream wasn't fried, only rolled in fried crumbs- and only a half a scoop of Ice cream - not enough...More

Thank Jim T
Reviewed 28 June 2017

With numerous trips to Tucson, we'd never eaten at any of the El Charro properties. That will change now after dining at El Charro Cafe on Oracle. The food was very tasty and the service was great. Happy Hour filled the Cafe but we were...More

1  Thank gus3rd
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

When every I come here I go at least once. Good food great service. The chip and salsa are really good .wonderful appetizers at a great price and yummy margaritas. You must go

1  Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 26 June 2017

It was a very hot day in Tucson, but we were still craving Mexican food. What a wonderful experience it was to eat here. The restaurant was very busy during the lunch hour, but the staff was friendly and efficient. We were served fairly quickly....More

1  Thank lifeisverygood2
Reviewed 23 June 2017

On our annual trip to Tucson, the El Charro Cafe is a must stop for us. We've eaten here for the past several years and have never been disappointed with either the food or the service. This past week was no exception. I ordered the...More

Thank 380passingthru
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

El Charro must be doing something right, since they have been in business since 1922. My dinner of chicken enchiladas topped off with a dessert of sopapillas was delicious. If you order the sopapillas I warn you, you may need help eating them, it is...More

1  Thank Dana W
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Response from RexGermanorium | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7725 N Oracle Rd Ste 101, Oro Valley, AZ
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Oro Valley
  • Phone Number: 520-229-1922
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