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El Charro

Calle Primera #454, Ensenada 22800, Mexico
+52 646 178 2114
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good55%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible12%
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“mole” (3 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 23:00All hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
Calle Primera #454, Ensenada 22800, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 23 reviews

Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped here while in Ensenada. Delicious roasted chicken. Moist and tender. The margaritas were strong. (perfect). Staff was friendly and made sure we had a good time.

1  Thank Scot S
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We are from California, and can get excellent Mexican food in our home town. We've been to Mexico a couple of times before. We stumbled on El Charro in Ensenada. They serve the best Mexican food we have ever had. Their specialty is rotisserie chicken,...More

1  Thank Ty L
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We always have at least one meal here when we are in Ensenada. The chicken is superb and the staff is very friendly. My personal favorite is the chicken soup...total perfection. The fresh homemade tortillas are the best.

1  Thank Kathi B
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Love their chicken and fresh tortillas. Salsa good too. My Mom loves their Mole. Nice quiet , clean restaurant on main strip.

1  Thank Cindy N
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Our family of 4 ate here yesterday. We were drawn in by huge rotisserie of charcoal chickens & the old style of the restaurant. Our waitress gave us a brief smile to begin with & barely again. The beef tacos came with only beef &...More

Thank KatDavie
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

our favorite taqueria was closed on the day we visited so we stopped in to El Charro for lunch, the place is clean, has corn tortillas being freshly rolled and cooked on a giant cómal over an open flame. Rows and rows of whole chickens...More

2  Thank Susie M
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Came here after a long weekend of horseback riding and wine tasting for a lunch before we headed home. Our guide from Rancho La Bellota brought us here for lunch. We ordered the rotisserie chicken. It was very tasty. I would like the skin to...More

2  Thank jthorn47
Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

My friend and I went for dinner with an appetite and still left hungry. Don't think that if you order a chicken it's coming directly off the pretty spit at the front of the restaurant. Both of us had chicken with sauces on them and...More

Thank Tom J
Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

This is definetely the place to go when you're in a cruice or visiting Ensenada. It has the best roasted chicken in Baja and the service is super friendly. It is also the best looking place in the area, a huge 4 story building with...More

1  Thank Alec S
Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

El Charro has been a favorite of ours for quite awhile. It's decor is pretty nice, classic Mexican; tiled floors, rustic wooden chairs and tables. The service was attentive, good beer selection, fresh chips and hot tortillas. We've tried several of the menu selections, all...More

1  Thank mirisandsnowy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Primera #454, Ensenada 22800, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Norte  >  Ensenada Municipality  >  Ensenada
  • Phone Number: +52 646 178 2114
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