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El Charolais

1805 W State of Franklin Rd, Johnson City, TN 37604-8801
+1 423-928-0929
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“chips and salsa” (12 reviews)
“charolais” (4 reviews)
“tacos” (14 reviews)
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Mexican, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1805 W State of Franklin Rd, Johnson City, TN 37604-8801
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Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

The plates here can feed 2 ppl and the tacos are huge and the price is very good. You can not go wrong with eating here and the place is always busy everyday of the week and I can see why, it's delicious!

1  Thank Jamie V
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Family taco night is better with El Charolais salsa! Best in town. So delicious! Glad I was near by today.

1  Thank Lisa F
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Really my favorite Mexican restaurant in the area! Quality food and the service is superb! I highly recommend this place!

Thank Bmood
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

This is one of my favorite places in Johnson City! The food is always great and the wait staff is always wonderful!

Thank cwise063
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Just your average Mexican Restaurant. Nice atmosphere - I would go back again! The prices were average as was the service.

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 13 November 2016

The ambiance was good and the food was pretty good. However, there are Mexican Restaurants in this town with a little more flavor and personality.

Thank rs112346
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Per my husband, who has traveled multiple times deep into Mexico for medical mission trips, El Charolais has the most authentic Mexican flavor food in Johnson City. I personally can't handle a lot of spice heat, so the tomato salsa was out for me, but...More

Thank MountainSongBird
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

We got an order of fish fajitas and Jaliscience. Both were great! The jaliscience is chicken and onions with cheese sauce and rice with beans. Got it to go and it comes with chips and salsa. I really like their salsa. Place is always packed!

Thank Houndstooth423
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Nothing else compares. It's delicious. There's sometimes a wait, but wait, it's worth it. From the chips and salsa to fajitas you can't go wrong.

Thank Farrah N
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We always get the Fajitas for two and it feeds three of us easily! Their chips are good as well. Restaurant is always busy which is a good sign!!

Thank Linda C
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Nearby Attractions
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2.88 km away
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134 reviews
4.18 km away
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3.15 km away
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2.84 km away
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31 January 2015|
Response from Thomas R | Reviewed this property |
I didn't really like the place and am not familiar with the menu. You might call them and ask.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1805 W State of Franklin Rd, Johnson City, TN 37604-8801
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Johnson City
  • Phone Number: +1 423-928-0929
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