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El Charro Mexican Restaurant

2893 Dale Blvd, Dale City, VA 22193-1117
+1 703-680-0484
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good35%
  • Average23%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible5%
2 weeks ago
“Mixed results, but often very good”
26 Oct 2016
“Next time I will get the fajitas”
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Spanish
$$ - $$$
2893 Dale Blvd, Dale City, VA 22193-1117
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This review is kinda schizo, but so is El Charro. We are often quite pleased...the food is good.. great portions and value. The ambience is a bit "Tijuana-ish", but that's kinda fun. Kids love it. Good drinks...little on the $$ side, but the cheap menu...More

Thank Brion B
Reviewed 27 October 2016

I used to love this restaurant. Last night my husband and I shared a dinner for two. First off it wasn't divided equally and the two dishes looked very similar. Anyway, I love their fajitas but my husband chose this dish that was mainly Hamburg...More

1  Thank Susan M
Reviewed 21 August 2016

I don't have a lot nice to say about El Charro. I dined there 5 years ago when I moved to Virginia, didn't like it; gave them another chance about 2 years ago, didn't like it; and finally a third time not too long ago....More

Thank Brian Michael H
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Enjoyed our meal, except that the waiter totally ignored us, and then denied it, so he went to get the manager who believed the waiter instead of us! Unbelievable!! Lots of other Mexican restaurants are in this area that have much better service.

Thank Martha S
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

I eat at a lot of Mexican restaurants, I'm boring and almost always order the taco salad. The taco salad was average but had so much liquid inside the shell that I had to cut a hole in the side to let the liquid drain...More

Thank Mande T
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

We've been to El Charro a couple of times, and they are very uneven. Sometimes the food is okay, and other times it isn't very good. My husband got a chile relleno once and it was still cold in the middle. You just don't know...More

Thank Nymph74
Reviewed 30 April 2016

The menu is astounding with well over two hundred choices. I realized the food came straight out of CISCO services and were tasteless with strange colors that looked more processed cheese than real cooked meals. Price of the drinks were more than the food (and...More

Thank Kevin K
Reviewed 15 January 2016

Wait staff are cordial and quick. Salsa is very good and chips are always very warm. Food is very tasty and always fresh and hot. But the real value is price.

Thank Jeffry M
Reviewed 17 November 2015

A friend recommended El Charro for a late lunch. Everything was satisfactory, but nothing is above average, including the prices which are right. Go here for a nice average meal at a reasonable price. I think the menu is too big to standout in any...More

Thank 882Traveler
Reviewed 3 November 2015

I and the family have been customers ever since they opened years ago. Their salsa is usually the best in the area. My wife always orders the chips and salsa as a to go item, so she has them for snacks later. Food is good,...More

Thank DejaCheek
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2893 Dale Blvd, Dale City, VA 22193-1117
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Prince William County  >  Dale City
  • Phone Number: +1 703-680-0484
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