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El Charritos Mexican Restaurant

$$ - $$$Mexican,
4703 Central Ave NW, Albuquerque, NM 87105-1713
+1 505-836-2464
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sopapillas” (17 reviews)
“enchiladas” (11 reviews)
“spanish rice” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
4703 Central Ave NW, Albuquerque, NM 87105-1713
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

I was totally expecting Ramsey to make an appearance and yell at this woman. The food appears to be an attempt to copy Taco Bell, except Taco Bell has some flavor. If you have tasted real Mexican food you will see the difference. We ordered...More

Thank kat2020
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Just finished eating at El Charritos. What a great meal. We eat there regularly and the food is always consistent and good. The wait staff is professional and attentive. I will recommend this restaurant to anyone.

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 8 May 2017

LOVE this place! The food is amazing, the service is fantastic, family friendly and the price is very reasonable. We stop in when ever we get a chance. My absolute favorite papas and beans in all of Albuquerque! Huge portions!

1  Thank caarmijo87
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

You just have to try it to know what I mean! The red chile enchilada plate is the best and big enough to share with someone!!!!!

Thank T Z
Reviewed 17 April 2017

What a gem! El Charritos is a family-owned New Mexican restaurant located on Central Ave -- the old Route 66. Having been forewarned that the portions are HUGE (they really are), we decided to spit the El Charrito Super Combination Plate ($11.95). The beef taco,...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Great food, Red Chile one of the best in town, been told the Green chile is good(not a fan of green). Good portions, clean neat Restaurant, Good service.

Thank Ronald B
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Recommended by our Uber driver. We loved the tamales, carnitos,and sopapillos! Absolutely delicious! The red sauce has a little bite.

1  Thank JeanneHY
Reviewed 31 December 2016

the waitresses were very nice and accommodating, I have a food allergy and they went out of their way to help me.

Thank ymroemmich
Reviewed 6 December 2016

All 7 of us enjoyed our different lunches and the good looking waitresses that gave us good service. After a friend's recommendation and the great reviews on Trip Advisor, we were not disappointed.

Thank Frank E
Reviewed 16 November 2016

This is a family owned restaurant. The food is downright excellent and the portions are large. The carne adovada sopapilla dish is just right for 2 people. Leave the wait person a good tip because the service is superb. They also have a day where...More

Thank Spiro2016
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 19:30
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 19:30
08:00 - 19:30
08:00 - 19:30
08:00 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4703 Central Ave NW, Albuquerque, NM 87105-1713
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-836-2464
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