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El Charro's

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LaSalle, Waco, TX
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Waco, Texas
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Like a time warp to a 60's Mexican cafe, in a good way. Breakfast and dinner usually great. Can be a little inconsistent. Red and green salsas homemade, and excellent. Carne con papas one of my favorites. Enchiladas made with creamy (think velveeta) cheese. Fair tacos. Good chips, rice, and beans.Wait staff very professional. Best menudo in town.

Thank 1benjy
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123 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

El Charro is pretty good. Mostly standard local Mexican food. They have really good chips and salsa and very reasonably priced lunch specials. A nice place. Check the hours, because I think they are only open for lunch and dinner.

Thank turbotrevor
Kerrville, Texas
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79 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

My go to place for breakfast when I am in Waco. Easy to get too and never much traffic in that area. Restaurant is always busy though, with mostly locals, so you know it is good! The wait staff does an outstanding job...even when crowded. Prices are very reasonable and the portions are large.

Thank Xpressions2004
Waco, Texas
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

nice place for breakfast tacos menudo is very good and breakfast plates from chorizo to migas or make to order.

Thank paul g
Lorena, Texas
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

The food is delicious, and the prices are great! Everything I have had is piping hot and fresh. We go at least twice a week. Their breakfasts, lunches and dinners can't be beat!

Thank strainsan
Waco, Tx
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133 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

This is a mostly quiet spot a bit off the main drag but one of our favorite and regular places to eat. Don't come for the atmosphere or expecting anything other than good Mexican food. Their chips are some of the best in Waco and their food is always served piping hot! These are good people serving good for at... More 

Thank davidel57
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48 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

We have been searching for a New Mexican restaurant since our favorite closed down. This place is great! My daughter loves cilantro so the waiter brought her a small bowl. The carne guisanda(sp) was amazing!! Closest to home made I have found! Great place and great prices.

Thank Texastosha
Waco, Texas, United States
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

The Lady's Special is perfect if you want to try a variety of Mexican food. Enchilada, Taco, Chalupa, and rice and beans. The sauce has a tiny kick, not hot, just tasty. Their breakfasts are very good and filling. The Carne Guisida is amazing. The wait staff is great and attentive. The owners are usually around the place somewhere. I... More 

Thank Jean C
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114 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015

dont let the location and decor fool you. This family owned business is true tex mex. Good reasonable food - inexpensive breakfast. Typical mexican fare. gets crowded on saturday and sunday mornings.

1 Thank suziq2Texas
Waco, Texas
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51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015 via mobile

We have been here many times through the yeasts and have always found it to be a very good Tex Mex stop

Thank azbellb

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Mexican, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: LaSalle, Waco, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waco

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