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El Charco

Calle Paseo de Las Aves, Isla Mujeres, Mexico
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“chicken soup” (16 reviews)
“beans” (15 reviews)
“sopa de lima” (9 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Calle Paseo de Las Aves, Isla Mujeres, Mexico
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11 - 20 of 126 reviews

Reviewed 14 November 2016

Great guacamole to start with and then had the chicken enchiladas. Some of the best I have ever had. Everything was so fresh. You could tell that everything was made when you ordered it and loved the serve yourself bowls of beans, pico, and salsa....More

2  Thank Wayne K
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Friends took us to this place for a simple tasty meal. The guacamole was some of the best I've ever had. It was quite fresh tasting but coupled with the warm, freshly made tortilla chips, the combo was wonderful. Our party had various tacos, roast...More

1  Thank LovetoTraveltoo51
Reviewed 28 October 2016

I always have to stop and eat at El Charco several times each visit to the island.. which is quite often. I look forward to seeing Desi (the owner) and she is always smiling... heart of gold and the most delicious food.. fresh & home...More

1  Thank islagirl1969
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Deysy n Raul are such welcoming hosts and we love their food. We eat here at least once a week! Everything is delicious, but try the chicken soup. Oh and the Enchiladas de mole'

1  Thank 2Travelingforfun
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

This review is after the second great experience we have had. We ordered the chicken soup which was great. It had a wonderful lime, cilantro, peppery flavor and was delicious. We also ordered chicken and cheese empanadas. Three large empanadas came with the order which...More

1  Thank SolGuy89
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Believe it or not but people do get colds on the island Daisy's chicken soup is wonderful. As well as their entire menu. You get plenty to eat for a very reasonable price. So if you are in La Gloria or you are craving home...More

Thank beachball81
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

I always feel like the food here was prepared for me with the care they would give to preparation for themselves or their family. Everything is always delicious!

Thank car2034
Reviewed 9 May 2016

If you want some of the best authentic Mexican food on Isla Mujeres, head to the La Gloria neighborhood where the locals eat. That's where you'll find this gem. I had the Arrachera Queso Tacos and my wife had the chicken Burritacos. Both were incredible....More

1  Thank Ron W
Reviewed 27 April 2016

This restaurant in the heart of La Gloria is a great place to eat great local food. We loved the enchilada suizas. They are only open in the evenings, well worth the trip into La Gloria if you are staying in town

Thank monica0007
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Ate here after 9 one night and the place was jumping! Pork tacos and Alhambra chicken tacos on corn tortillas were to die for. Wish I had more time or a bigger stomach so I could try their sopa de Lima and suizzas. A must...More

Thank tropictripper
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Restaurant Details

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Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Paseo de Las Aves, Isla Mujeres, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Isla Mujeres
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