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El Charro

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942 N Golden State Blvd, Turlock, CA 95380
+1 209-668-2650
10:00 - 21:00
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Thu - Sat 10:00 - 21:30
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Turlock, California
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Can't get a bad meal here. Mexican food, ribs, seafood, all good. Staff goes out of their way to make you happy.

Thank Terry C
Ceres, California
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

The food is amazing!! Everything was so delicious!!! Our waitress was absolutely wonderful!!! Will definitely return.

Thank Cynthia O
Turlock, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

yummy :) We have been customer for years. Low key relax and enjoy the food. My husband enjoy a really good meal in this little place.

Thank fishing092015
Modesto, California
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61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

I work w/a day program and we come in for lunch 8 people at a time. The staff is extremely friendly and respectful. The prices are good and the food even better. They give chips and salsa w/cabbage. The waiter is always friendly and patiant.

Thank sshikers
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156 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

Really great food, fun atmosphere and the owner and staff are really community oriented. I love that in a small town

Thank Brandi L
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

Nothing fancy inside but the food is the best Mexican fare in Turlock. My favorite is the shrimp cocktail (meal size)

Thank leteda
Turlock, California
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129 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

This is another great place to get authentic Mexican food. The service is amazing. The food is great. So so decor, but the service and the food makes up for it.

Thank HikerRAZ71
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2015 via mobile

i Love this place Lindsay and Synthia are the best girls always friendly service and the food is fantastic!

Thank Kathy S
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2014 via mobile

Before ordering asked if the "fresh crab" on the menu was truly fresh crab. Tasted like old rotting fish, terrible! Guacamole was black, service was slow. On a Saturday nite someone decided to vacuum at 7:30pm that was a great dinner treat! This was the third and last time eating there for our family. Each time the food quality has... More 

Thank Lewilewi209
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54 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2014

This was my first time at this restaurant. Small place with outdoor seating area. No indoor booths, just tables, so it's quite noisy. The food was average, nothing spectacular. I have ordered La Compuesta at other Mexican restaurants and this one was by far the most unimpressive. Little to no alcohol in the margaritas (maybe they forgot to add it?)... More 

Thank Stacie L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Mexican, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 942 N Golden State Blvd, Turlock, CA 95380
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Turlock
  • Phone Number: +1 209-668-2650

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