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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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“carne seca” (32 reviews)
“tamales” (20 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7725 N Oracle Rd Ste 101, Oro Valley, AZ
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

We dine at El Charro pretty regularly and food and service are consistently good. Can't go wrong. Make sure you call the day before for reservations as they don't take same day reservations and at times the wait can be long.

Thank deerpat
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Great place to meet friends. The food is light and delicious. I prefer the smaller portions. The prices are fair. The service was the very best. I needed to catch up with a friend and this was the place to do it. It is a...More

Thank sun1967flower
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We loved this place and only wish we had time to stop there more than once. I liked trying something I can't get back home--the side dish made with the local squash!

Thank BanjosKids
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Four of us ordered drinks and appetizers. Restaurant not busy mid week in the late afternoon. Mondo took great care of us A wide array of appetizers and each one was delicious. We turned it into a meal and spent a pleasant afternoon topped off...More

Thank mommermom
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Food is wonderful but staff and customer service is not! I had two large drinks spilled all over me by our waitress when we first arrived and my pants were completely soaked. They apologized but that was all. We stayed for the meal but the...More

Thank Jane S
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Hubby and I stopped by today for lunch. We ordered off the lunch menu. He had chicken quesidilla and I had beef burrito. Both came with beans, rice, salsa and chips. It was very good. Service was fast and attentive. Very good and very filling....More

Thank Bobkatevan
Reviewed 10 August 2016

We were hungry for Mexican food and decided to try this restaurant after hearing good things about it. They were busy, but we didn't have to wait for a table since the restaurant is large there were several tables open. We admired the beautiful decorations,...More

Thank Leanne R
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Waited a long time to be served and spotty service after we ordered. I had the number one combo. It was prepared well and served fast.

Thank Bradley P
Reviewed 10 July 2016

But, not the best Mexican food. It's not that I wouldn't ever go back...I just don't find it close to an authentic Mexican Style restaurant experience. The restaurant is spacious and well appointed for large gatherings. (I have noted this in my brain for future...More

Thank JKaySpokane
Reviewed 14 June 2016

I did not eat at this specific El Charro Cafe, but I ate at the original one located in downtown Tuscson. But, let me say this is the best Mexican restaurant I have ever eaten at. The waiter we had was superb and he made...More

Thank ringwac
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Response from RexGermanorium | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, better call them.
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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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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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