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El Charro

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
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601 W Main St, Safford, AZ 85546-2823
+1 928-428-4134
11:00 - 20:30
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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Phoenix, Arizona
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166 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

I was in Safford on business and found El Charro. I ordered the taco plate for lunch. The tacos were ok but nothing to rave about. Taco Bell would have been better. When I received my bill I was supprised that I was charged for beans and rice. I asked the waitress about it and was told that's standard. I... More 

Thank M L
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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89 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

I-10 was closed today due to a dust storm, so traffic had to detour north through Safford. We hit town right at noon (first time there) and drove around looking for something to tide us over. El Charro looked nice and was busy, so we went in with no preconceived notions. Our lunches were okay but just that. The prices... More 

Thank SantaFeSister
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Had a great bean and green chili bowl and my friend had the half and half red and green meat plate.. great fried flour chips and caribe salsa..

Thank antonioj93
Safford, Arizona
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56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Tried this place again and had fish tacos, the special but neglected to ask price....what a surprised to get a bill for $18....some special, no lime, no beans, no more for me! My two friends each got sick after eating.....never again.

Thank ArizonaNancy2014
Safford, Arizona
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a popular restaurant. You can count on good food and good service. Prices are small town bargains. Good lunch specials. Located on Main Street Safford in historic building.

1 Thank ppriceaz2
Los Lunas, United States
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Not a bad meal, but not the best. Busy, slow customer service, and middling salsa. Very strange not having any mood music, and having ads for Christmas meals at the end of January.

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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Best tasting Mexican food around; affordably priced and their servers are always so upbeat! We dine here frequently and will continue going back.

Thank Cecille P
Pima, Arizona
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Been here a few times, basing this mostly on recent; Service was timely, but faux-nice-to-awkward, atmosphere is pleasant when not busy. Food is not great, especially for the prices. Found out by word of mouth that you get better quality food based on favoritism or regularity. Food was not good enough on the first visits to wait for this nonsense... More 

1 Thank Jerepasaurus
Mesa, Arizona
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77 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

We had car issues and needed to spend the night in Safford. Being hungry, we were impressed with the very nice looking El Charro restaurant. Inside, it looks just as nice and it was nice to be able to seated immediately. The people were nice and there were a good range of food choices. Prices were quite reasonable as well.... More 

Thank PeteC417
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30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

We always have a great time here. The food is very good, and always tastes good. We use this as a family gathering spot and have for years. Our family recommends this place to your family.

Thank Molrn8r

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 W Main St, Safford, AZ 85546-2823
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Safford
  • Phone Number: +1 928-428-4134

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?