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El Charolais

1805 W State of Franklin Rd, Johnson City, TN 37604
+1 423-928-0929
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (14 reviews)
“charolais” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1805 W State of Franklin Rd, Johnson City, TN 37604
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1 - 10 of 173 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Good food, good service. Pollo Loco is good. Chicken or ground beef dishes are the best. Had a bad experience with the steak once that's why 4 stars.

Thank robotchicken114
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is my go to Mexican restaurant at home. The food is fresh and the wait staff are friendly and helpful when ordering or inquiring about menu items. Give this place a try.

Thank k94max
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visit El Charolais often. They have amazing tacos, great chips, salsa and cheese dip and I always get a strawberry margarita. I switch it up every now and then with enchiladas or pollo loco and the man loves chorizo and eggs (I mean REALLY...More

Thank AllSunshineAndRoses
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

This is my go-to place for Mexican food. It's always fresh and made to order. They stay packed on weekends but still have good service.

Thank Ashley E
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Mexican food the way it should be. Flavorful and plenty of it served by friendly servers. The shrimp fajitas and chili verde are my favorites. Yum!

Thank moneydude
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

First time here. Great portion sizes. I ordered chicken fajitas. My only complaints were: The diet coke was flat. Second glass was a little better. Everywhere else I get fajitas, they are served with rice and beans. Here, you only get beans. No rice. Beans...More

Thank Vincent V
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

The plates here can feed 2 ppl and the tacos are huge and the price is very good. You can not go wrong with eating here and the place is always busy everyday of the week and I can see why, it's delicious!

Thank Jamie V
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Family taco night is better with El Charolais salsa! Best in town. So delicious! Glad I was near by today.

Thank Lisa F
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Really my favorite Mexican restaurant in the area! Quality food and the service is superb! I highly recommend this place!

Thank Bmood
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

This is one of my favorite places in Johnson City! The food is always great and the wait staff is always wonderful!

Thank cwise063
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Nearby Attractions
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Menu please
1 February 2015|
Response from Thomas R | Reviewed this property |
I didn't really like the place and am not familiar with the menu. You might call them and ask.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1805 W State of Franklin Rd, Johnson City, TN 37604
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Johnson City
  • Phone Number: +1 423-928-0929
  • E-mail
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