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Cafe El Cholo

840 E Whittier Blvd, La Habra, CA 90631-3933
+1 562-691-4618
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (18 reviews)
“pralines” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
840 E Whittier Blvd, La Habra, CA 90631-3933
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Always good food and service each time we have eaten here. Juan was a superb server and advisor that made our family meal very enjoyable. A restaurant that should not be missed for a good meal and drinks.

Thank Mars1964
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our server Jacki was extremely attentive, giving us enough time to chat, while providing good customer service. Each entrée, Taste of History, Burrito Dorado, Enchilada Suiza and the Shrimp Fajitas were prepared well and served hot. The portions, as always, were substantial.

Thank Russ R
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Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Every time I eat and drink at El Cholo it is a wonderful experience. The food and drinks are delicious, fair prices, and the service is good too. One of my favorite places to eat and/or drink in La Habra

Thank HelloAmyDawn
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Super cute place. Excellent service.. wonderful horchata, big portions. Food was very tasty. Salsa and chips were not the best otherwise everything else was wonderful.

Thank Neerjamd
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Our family loves this restaurant......such a fun atmosphere, good food and great margaritas! My favorite restaurant in La Habra to get together with friends. The waiters are always very pleasant, and the very best margarita is their basic margarita. The Sonoran enchilada is my favorite...More

Thank Reynolds888
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent food! Lovely outdoor patio area for dining. Love the Enchilda Suisa - yum! One of our favorites!!!

Thank Alisa G
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Always solid Mexican food, a goto in our area. Definitely, make sure you head over earlier than later. The food and service are much better. I did not give this a 5 as I am not wild about their drinks. The margaritas leave much to...More

Thank Georgina R
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

El Cholo has very good Mexican dinners choices and a small menu of decent happy hour food and drinks.

Thank Mickeymanp
Reviewed 14 September 2017

If you wanna enjoy a place with a nice ambiance this is the place. El Cholo has lots colorful decorations and very lively.

Thank Mslalo
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We had made reservations for an 80th bday party and they gave us the entire patio. The service was awesome for 25 people and the food was really good too. Next time we're in town, we'll be back for sure.

Thank ocjax
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Kids, 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 - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 840 E Whittier Blvd, La Habra, CA 90631-3933
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  La Habra
  • Phone Number: +1 562-691-4618
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