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El Charolais

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1805 W State of Franklin Rd, Johnson City, TN 37604
+1 423-928-0929
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Nothing else compares. It's delicious. There's sometimes a wait, but wait, it's worth it. From the chips and salsa to fajitas you can't go wrong.

Thank Farrah N
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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60 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We always get the Fajitas for two and it feeds three of us easily! Their chips are good as well. Restaurant is always busy which is a good sign!!

Thank Linda C
Danville, Virginia
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

If you like Mexican made with really good quality ingredients, then this is the place for you. All the vegetables were fresh and good quality. The sauces were all homemade. The service was wonderful. The price was in line with most Mexican restaurants. Try it and you want be disappointed.

Thank Laserman43
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

The staff is always so nice and friendly. I love going here for lunch and dinner. My favorite item on the menu is the tacos with onions and cilantro. They also have really good shrimp quesadillas and tacos.

Thank Sheila B
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74 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

What can I say except this - excellent food and drink, excellent service, terrific atmosphere, friendly staff, excellent value. This will be my go-to place any time I'm in town!

Thank rambler7
Kingsport, Tennessee
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59 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

My wife wanted Mexican food so we trusted Trip Advisor to give us a few choices and chose El Charolais. I had the shrimp quesadilla with rice and guacamole salad and my wife had chili relleno. Both arrived hot and were very tasty. They also had a good selection of draft beers. We shared a sopapia with ice cream for... More 

Thank gsteinme
Oviedo, Florida
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58 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Reccomendations from my daughter's friend, great stop, fresh food great bar , chips and salsa can't ask for more!

Thank Dominic P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Great food and service! All the employees treat you like they've always known you.Dood good, prepared well and quickly.

Thank Terry J
Johnson City, Tennessee
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109 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We got two orders of chicken fajitas and they were delicious. Chicken was still tender not over cooked. Meals are always "saucy", most places you order your meal and by the time you're halfway through it it's all dry. Salsa is good and spicy spicy. We always get our order to go. It was also nice to walk in and... More 

Thank Houndstooth423
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46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to eat I especially love the chicken nachos. The food is great and the service is also good. I highly recommend this place.

Thank Jeffrey M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
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

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