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Cocina Del Charro

890 W Valley Pkwy, Escondido, CA 92025-2535
+1 760-745-1382
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“burrito” (7 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 21:00All hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
890 W Valley Pkwy, Escondido, CA 92025-2535
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

How do you earn less than 5 stars at the family-favorite local neighborhood Mexican restaurant? I'm not sure that I would ever like to know the answer to that. Located in San Marcos, California's Old Restaurant row and easily accessible off San Marcos BLVD. Not...More

Thank Travel2Babble
Reviewed 8 July 2017

We come here fairly often, usually sitting on the patio with our two dogs. I have never been disappointed with their food, and friendly service. Usually I order the create your own combo, but the last two times I ordered the Cancun Burrito. It is...More

Thank Ann C
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised at how good the food was. My son ordered an enchilada, chili relleno and beef burrito combo, that came with rice and beans. He was in heaven. My son loves Mexican food and he thinks this is one of the best...More

Thank JAE2512
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Your typical Mexican fare, good, consistent quality (but I prefer the healthy alternative at Cenote Grill in Escondido). Pleasant atmosphere.

Thank GabbyG4
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Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Service was very friendly and attentive, & drinks were good. The food wasn't the greatest, ordered chile quiles, (I figured safe bet) I was very wrong! They were soggy, and tasted like a flavorless caned sauce. On the up side, chips and salsa were good....More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Solid 3 star experience. Pros: -decent food. Chimichanga was pretty good. -relatively quick seating -nice customer service -parking is not bad Cons: -really dirty menus. I was afraid to touch them. -really crowded. They place tables in awkward areas that make dining unpleasant. -unbalanced tables....More

Thank Evan W
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Service was good and they kept us happy with free chips and salsa while we waited for our food. When our food arrived, the portions were huge and it was delicious. It was hard to stop eating even though we were full. The food seemed...More

Thank catvu26
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

A great family oriented restaurant serving tasty Mexican Food, service is a bit slow but passable. The family has eaten here on numerous occasions and never been disappointed with the food. Looking forward to the next visit to the area.

Thank Mike V
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We were referred to this Mexican restaurant from several locals. It was surprisingly easy to find. It's located across from a few chains such as Michaels. There was plenty of parking. We felt safe in this area. Very comfortable. We visited on an early Saturday...More

Thank Geri C
Reviewed 18 January 2017

My boyfriend and I have eaten here many times. The food is delicious and the service is good. There is a bar, as well as, patio seating. We went on New Year's Day and the restaurant was busy. A lot of locals recommend this place....More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 890 W Valley Pkwy, Escondido, CA 92025-2535
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Escondido
  • Phone Number: +1 760-745-1382
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