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El Charro Cafe

7725 N Oracle Rd Ste 101, Oro Valley, AZ 85704-6987
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“carne seca” (35 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (29 reviews)
“tamales” (21 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7725 N Oracle Rd Ste 101, Oro Valley, AZ 85704-6987
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Horrible service which leads to a hobble dinner. We had to ask for help or service continually from the moment we sat down.

Thank Eileen K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Upon entering El Charro Cafe on Oracle, I was smitten with the charming, oversized advertising posters hanging over the bar. I was still admiring them 20 minutes later, when the waiter appeared to take our drink orders. My eyes ventured away from the posters just...More

Thank michael l
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you don't like noisy restaurants, you'd have to choose your day, time, and seating carefully when patronizing this restaurant. The service we received, though, was good, and the chicken fajitas were delicious.

Thank X4795RMjohnc
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

We found ourselves in the Tucson for the first time over spring break. We turned to trip advisor for dinner recommendation and found El Charro Cafe. Between the adults we dad enchiladas, tacos, burritos, and chimichangas. All of us were very happy with our choices....More

Thank ekdizzy
Reviewed 18 March 2018

The service was fast and friendly. It was a loud atmosphere but obviously busy because the food was good. The tamales were excellent and the steak was also of good quality. They were not very allergy friendly but eventually were able to accommodate my food...More

Thank SequoiaRose
Reviewed 15 March 2018

had late lunch there on a Sunday afternoon. Half filled, not really busy, lots of empty tables. Hostess takes us to a table. We sat down....looked down at the floor to see so much dirt/filth. It was truly horrifying that we would sit on top...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 14 March 2018

As far as I am concerned just another restaurant serving Mexican food. Service was okay but menu not extensive.

Thank JhmKbm50063
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Our visit yesterday was an eventful one. The margaritas are great and the food was tasty and nicely prepared and presented. WE met with very long time old friends and over stayed our welcome - but never felt rushed. a nice experience

Thank Dickwiss
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

From the moment we walked in we loved this place. Our server, Shaune, was amazing. Very attentive. The Famous Carne Seca Was mouth watering. We would love to come back!

Thank joyhope
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

"The Best"...a must do Mexican restaurant in Tucson, AZ...in Oro Valley. Our server was Riley and she was awesome and extremely knowledgeable on the menu and had great suggestions. "Just Do It"

Thank Sheryl O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7725 N Oracle Rd Ste 101, Oro Valley, AZ 85704-6987
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Oro Valley
  • Phone Number: 520-229-1922
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