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El Carbonero

$$ - $$$Mexican, Latin,
7230 Lockport Pl, Lorton, VA 22079-1525
+1 703-337-4268
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pupusas” (10 reviews)
“quesadilla” (4 reviews)
“rice” (4 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Latin, Salvadoran, South American, Central American
$$ - $$$
7230 Lockport Pl, Lorton, VA 22079-1525
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Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

I want to rank it “0.” Don’t know how this place got good reviews. Nachos taste like $2 chips from grocery store. Fajita meats were extremely over cooked with no flavor. Service is the pits!!! And they were out of cheese dip. Cigarette smoke wafted...More

Thank James W
Reviewed 11 May 2018

Went here today to try a new place. When we got in there was one table of eight people and that was it. The waitress gave us one menu for the three of us, they were out of menus. We ordered our food and waited...More

Thank D4379
Reviewed 12 December 2017

We had very good, very authentic Salvadoran meals here! My bisteak encebollado was delicious, and the rice, beans, and homemade slaw were just right. Wonderful hot, fresh tortillas come with every meal. The crowd was small on a Tuesday evening, and the service was speedy....More

Thank Traveler0320
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Food was authentic and excellent! We had the Combo number 3. The chili relleno was perfect. We will be back. Caution: the home made bottle of hot sauce is hot. Good, but hot.

Thank David M
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Great to have another delivery option other than pizza and chinese. Fast delivery and good food. Will definitely order from El Carbonaro again.

Thank ShawnLinda C
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We went to El Carbonero Restaurant in Lorton for dinner. While we've picked up pupusas before, this was our first time sitting in the restaurant for a meal. We ordered four different types of pupusas and they were all great. The pork is AWESOME, but...More

Thank Hansfords
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

FANTASTIC LATIN FOOD!!! Will eat there, again and again. WOW! WOW! WOW! BARGAIN and delicious food of many countries!

Thank Don P
Reviewed 13 September 2016

So glad to have a good Mexican restaurant near me! Nice bar and happy hour, clean and friendly and a step above others I've patronized. Good for large gatherings as well.

Thank goliver973
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

I visit this place after read a lot of good reviews in this site but sincerely the service and the food can be improved. The place was clean. But we wait over 15 minutes just for the drinks. The only waiter apologize for the delay...More

Thank Sofiaebox
Reviewed 8 February 2016

My husband and I visited on a Thursday, late afternoon. The restaurant is small, family owned. We got a few recommendations from our server which were spot on! We got some chips and salsa to start. Chips were warm and salsa was tasty. Next we...More

1  Thank KathiM1954
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
Mexican, Latin, Salvadoran, South American, Central American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Delivery, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7230 Lockport Pl, Lorton, VA 22079-1525
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Lorton
  • Phone Number: +1 703-337-4268
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