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El Charro Cafe

$$ - $$$Mexican, Spanish,
601 W 8th St, Yuma, AZ 85364-2955
+1 928-783-9790
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“cheese crisp” (13 reviews)
“chimichanga” (4 reviews)
“rolled tacos” (6 reviews)
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Mexican, Spanish, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
601 W 8th St, Yuma, AZ 85364-2955
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we were the only non-locals in here on Saturday night, very good service, a hole in the wall, not a dive, just what a local hang out should be, try the spicy salsa, very good service

Thank mike m
Reviewed 31 March 2018

Been craving real Mexican food for a few days so came here on a recommendation. We found it! My judge of a Mexican restaurant is a Fajita Burrito. They didn't have one, but got a great Carne Asada Burrito instead. Fresh ingredients, well cooked steak,...More

Thank SJReed535
Reviewed 9 March 2018

I have enjoyed dining at El Charro for a long time, never had a bad experience. The food is pretty consistent , the service is always good, a hat tip to Lena! Not sure who has been there longer her or me! Try the shredded...More

Thank badorder
elcharro601, Owner at El Charro Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave your review. We appreciate all of our customer's comments and are grateful to our loyal customers such as yourself. We will be sure to let Lina know you appreciate her great service!

Reviewed 5 March 2018

This is a family owned restaurant. It has been in Yuma for many years. It is not a large place but it is very efficient. Our meaning car out quickly as was well prepared.

Thank Susan W
elcharro601, Owner at El Charro Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Thank you, Susan! We appreciate you taking the time to write a review and are happy to hear you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

If you ever want to know where the best food in town is located, find out where the local residents eat. El Charro is the place for Mexican food in Yuma. Not a big place, but that’s part of the charm. It’s clean, the service...More

Thank jack L
elcharro601, Owner at El Charro Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Thank you Jack L. for taking the time to write your review of our restaurant, your comments are very much valued. We truly appreciate your feedback regarding our customer service, staff and food. It's reviews like yours that make our employees day! Thank you again,...More

Reviewed 18 February 2018

This is a typical hometown restaurant in Yuma, very clean and full of customers on a Friday night. We were seated promptly and enjoyed the chips and salsa prior to ordering. My wife had a taco and enchilada and I ordered a tamale and green...More

Thank Doug T
elcharro601, Owner at El Charro Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Thank you so much Doug for such a wonderful review. We work very hard to provide the best food and customer service that we can and our happy to see this reflected on your visit. We will definitely share your review with our staff. Thank...More

Reviewed 22 January 2018

My husband and I were treated to lunch here by a friend. We were greeted warmly, and promptly seated. My husband and I both had shrimp tacos, which were good - I would have liked some lime wedges to squeeze over before eating. (Didn't ask,...More

Thank travelynx00
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

The service was as great as the food. The cheese crisp and the tacos were outstanding, also the refried beans are the best I’ve ever had. Like they were just made by mom.

Thank NPTer
elcharro601, Owner at El Charro Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Thank you for your review!! We greatly appreciate you taking the time to write it. So glad to hear you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 11 December 2017

We have been here before so we took our friends there. They have upgraded the interior and looks very nice. As usual they give you chips and salsa before ordering. The drinks are great. The food arrived hot and was tasty. Great place for Mexican...More

Thank gjsamson
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Finally came here on a Friday night for dinner. Been putting it off because all of the other times we have driven by the parking lot was full, and we knew we were going to have to wait to be seated. Well, we hit it...More

Thank Rick K
elcharro601, Owner at El Charro Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review, your comments are very much valued. We are thrilled to see you enjoyed the food and look forward to seeing you on your next visit.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 W 8th St, Yuma, AZ 85364-2955
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Yuma
  • Phone Number: +1 928-783-9790
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