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Charro Mexicano

Calle 50 | San Francisco, Panama City, Panama
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good47%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (10 reviews)
“tortillas” (2 reviews)
“burrito” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Latin
$$ - $$$
Calle 50 | San Francisco, Panama City, Panama
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

First I like Mexican Food and in Panama there are few. but this place is tasty. enchiladas divorciadas , Nachos and Buritio especial are great. this is a kid friendly place and has good parking. Margaritas on the Rocks original are good enjoy !!!

Thank panamacahill
Reviewed 5 October 2017

I go to a lot of restaurants but for sure one that is always JUST good is the Charro Enchiladas Divorciadas the Nachos and of course Margaritas not frozen on the rocks

Thank CahillFishing
Reviewed 2 June 2017

The prices have gone up drastically, but the quality of the food remains the same. The ambiance has improved a bit. the food here is really good. the nachos, the queso fundido and the burritos are sure winners!

Thank PTYTraveler
Reviewed 20 February 2017

The chips were fresh but we had to order a basket . . . the queso fundido was particularly good. Margaritas were good and the prices were low. We'd visit again.

Thank Tara K
Reviewed 18 December 2016

This place is extremely popular. We were there Saturday evening and it was packed. There was many people serving but they couldn't keep up. Our carne fajitas were very good and they didn't overload the plates with rice and refried beans like Mexican restuarants in...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

One of the best in Panama. Tortillas are really good. Since the one in the end of Calle 50 is smaller, they do offer quicker service than the one in San Francisco. When we want to try authentic mexican flavor, we visit el Charro Mexicano....More

Thank PanamanianWanderlust
Reviewed 19 April 2016

I had big expectations about this place but it was disappointing - My only recommendation would be the margaritas (big as many of their dishes). Regarding the dishes, we ordered tacos but the tortillas tasted like colombian arepas (nothing wrong with arepas, I like them...More

Thank where_is_Pablo00-_
Reviewed 9 April 2016

Like most restaurants in Panama, the service is slow, but the staff is super friendly. The guacamole made at your table is the best I've had. The portions are big and tasty. I kept half of my enchilada dish and ate it the next day....More

Thank Brian A
Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

Fun, busy neighborhood restaurant, we went to Charro on a Friday night and it was packed but we were able to get a table right away. The atmosphere is fast paced and lively, there were lots of groups celebrating birthdays and such. The service was...More

Thank CostaWhyNot
Reviewed 15 March 2016

If you are sharing, one of the best things to order here is the mixed Nachos, it's hearty and abundant and a good value. They have plenty of other options, ranging from tortilla soup to enchiladas and burritos, as well as the traditional tacos al...More

Thank panangelina
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Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations
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  • Address: Calle 50 | San Francisco, Panama City, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
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