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Camacho's Place

796 W Wahl Rd, El Centro, CA 92243-9513
+1 760-352-5810
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good17%
  • Average21%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible12%
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CUISINES
Mexican
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
796 W Wahl Rd, El Centro, CA 92243-9513
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Reviewed 10 May 2017

The restaurant has been around for many many years .The former owners retired and sold to younger people The atmosphere is very rustic and old It is quite out of the way about 8 miles south of hiway 8 Theer are better places that are...More

Thank dennislI2186FY
Reviewed 20 February 2017

This 70-yr old + restaurant is where the locals go. Its hard to find but worth the effort. You'll always meet someone you know, if you're from around here. If not - just ask anyone eating for some local info. Great Mexican food, friendly staff....More

Thank uniforms911
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

perhaps the oldest restaurant in the Imperial Valley, Camacho's place has had to weather the challenge of dozens of younger competitors, in all cuisines All us old timers hope it will survive; their (non-refined) beans continue to be the Gold Standard

Thank RogerDR26
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We were recently driving from San Diego to Phoenix and were passing through El Centro over the lunch hour. We had eaten at Camacho's Place years ago and remembered it as a fun place with good Mexican food. We detoured off I-8 through the farm...More

Thank dennisr591
Reviewed 7 January 2017

When you visit any community institution like Camacho's Place in El Centro, you can't compare it to the new chain restaurants of today. Very little has changed in the 70 years this place has been open. So when you come looking for great Mexican Food,...More

Thank Jeff A
Reviewed 24 September 2016

This place has a LONG history -- it is located out in the countryside - an old converted house. Has been there for more than 60 years -- and no remodeling ever done. Keep an open mind - it is not modern at all. Pros:...More

1  Thank BirdsNBees
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Restaurant is old and dirty. Service is slow. Food is OK but not sure how no one hasn't gotten sick eating here. They need to get with the times and accept debit cards.

Thank 843stevenv
Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

I've been coming here for many years. Love this place!!! Dropping off some friends....time to experience real Mexican cuisine!!

Thank Letrell C
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Good food. Slow but friendly service. Server might also cook. Interesting and fun wall art/ photos/etc.

Thank farmernorm
Reviewed 27 February 2016

We had heard that this was a neat and weird place that had tons of history in the area. It used to be a store in the 40's and serviced many farmers and what not. We arrived and it was not busy. The one old...More

Thank Lori14181725
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 796 W Wahl Rd, El Centro, CA 92243-9513
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  El Centro
  • Phone Number: +1 760-352-5810
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