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El Charro Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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916 Florida Ave Ste D, Cocoa, FL 32922-7871
+1 321-639-1004
17:00 - 21:15
11:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:15
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:15
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Cape Canaveral, Florida
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47 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a group get together here and it was totally wonderful. They had made specially prepared items not from the menu, so we are unable to rate the menu. But what we did have was spectacular. The margaritas were -- oh my!!! Great for couples, family and larger gatherings.

Thank Sandra W
Merritt Island
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The owners are very friendly. The have a great variety behind the bar, great salsa, and food. We enjoyed our visits....

Thank orl1jmd
Port Saint John, Florida
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been here several times and I've always had very good service, the place is nicely decorated accordingly and is a clean place as well. The mexican food is great. The employees are friendly and courteous. They also have Cuban food, but I haven't had that yet even though I'am Cuban. I definitly would recomend the Mexican food, since is... More 

Thank tweegie2017
Merritt Island, Florida
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always awesome service! Staff always very friendly. Food is fantastic!! You must try the Mabels Special. It is delicious! Very comfortable friendly atmosphere.

Thank IslandGirlTawny
Titusville, Florida
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122 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It has been many years since I last visited El Charro's. They are located on the edge of Cocoa Village. Most of their parking can be found behind the restaurant. We visited on a Friday night about 5:30pm. The restaurant was almost empty when we arrived. It slowly filled up as the evening went on. We were seated right away... More 

Thank ammomof3
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3 reviews
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely place!! Unbelievable story of the owner and son and how they came here from Cuba!! Very friendly and wonderful service!! Food was very good with a Cuban flair!!! So glad we found this place !!!

Thank Julie G
Merritt Island, Florida
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82 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

A friend and I that normally eat at the Mexican restaurant in our town decided to try this Mexican restaurant in the next town over. Both of us at the same time said wow as we took our first bites! The beans and rice were terrific with plenty of flavor without setting the mouth on fire and were perfect. The... More 

Thank MaeHem50
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

I have been coming here since high school and it has been a couple years since visiting. Last weekend was only memorable due to the lack of taste. I tried ordering the margarita and was told by the server that they have flavored ones. I said I wanted a regular one and was told that they dont serve those as... More 

Thank Dori D
Oviedo, Florida
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54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

A fav in Cocoa Village. We like to sit at the bar, relax, have a cocktail and dinner. Friendly, great drinks, best Margaritas​, very very good true Mexican food.

Thank BJW152
Viera, Florida, USA
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341 reviews
230 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

We stopped in near closing and concentrated on the Mexican fare although they also offer Cuban food. The service was adequate. The atmosphere was not intimate and stereotypically garish. The food ranged from very good (guacamole and shrimp tacos) to poor (refried beans). There is no reason to eat here over any other local Mexican restaurant.

Thank FloridaFamilyofFive

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:15
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:15
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:15
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:15
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:15
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 916 Florida Ave Ste D, Cocoa, FL 32922-7871
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Brevard County  >  Cocoa
  • Phone Number: +1 321-639-1004
Just a great place to kick back with friends & family and to enjoy the great atmosphere that's kept folks coming back since 1985. Take some time to browse our menu online.

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