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Los Panchos de Charly Mexican Grill & Cantina

431 E St, San Diego, CA 92101-6111
+1 619-237-1320
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good39%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (5 reviews)
“chicken” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
431 E St, San Diego, CA 92101-6111
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

Really tasty, and great prices for Taco Tuesday. Friendly service, not rushed in any way. A good place for lunch or dinner.

Thank MarjieCM2012
Reviewed 3 March 2018

We went to Los Panchos de Charly for the Mexican dinner! It was a GREAT choice! We had Bit Cali Burrito and I had Cancun Shrimp Burrito....both were very good! It is a nice atmosphere! But...on the margaritas...a bit expensive...$10 each!

Thank Karen R
Reviewed 14 February 2018

We were wandering through the Gas Lamp district and happened upon this restaurant. The music was extremely loud and there were few diners, which should have been a red flag, but we were hungry and just wanted to grab a quick bite. The hostess asked...More

Thank Jon N
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

This is the worst restaurant on Earth! We came upon it by recommendation from the bellman at our hotel. Bad bellman bad ... We ordered drinks and after the barman rattled off the vodka selection he was out of choice one. Choice two arrived and...More

Thank IRSHMN_99
Reviewed 19 August 2017

My friends and I stopped here for dinner after work. The place was nice and easy walking distance from our hotel. We enjoyed the tacos from their taco tuesday and had a couple beers. After walking around for a while we ended up coming back...More

Thank Lucas S
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We were staying at the Gaslamp plaza suites so this place was just up the next block. Great Mexican food, large portions. I recommend them.

Thank Signsofthejoker
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Went over after getting out of a bar. So yes they are open late. Got filled with many after the bars. Great Mexican food. Had menudo my favorite and was not disappointed. Also had the tampiqueña. Was a little salty. It was great i would...More

Thank Caroline G
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

This place is yet the best Mexican food I have eaten I'm not a fan of Mexican food. But it was good the steak. The drunk was amazing pineapple mojito.

Thank Nana P
Reviewed 14 July 2017

The prices are average and the food is good. Lots of chips and salsa provided while you wait. Its a bit dark because its also a bar but the service was good and fast.

Thank Kathy S
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Outdoor seating options, fun decor, and attentive waitstaff. The menu is pretty standard, but the food is well prepared. This was the perfect spot for a late lunch on a weekday. It looks like it is probably lively for evening cocktails. So if you are...More

Thank OutWanderin
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 431 E St, San Diego, CA 92101-6111
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-237-1320
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