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El Charro Mexican Grill

) #8 of 30 Restaurants in Pella $$ - $$$ Mexican, , Spanish
514 Main St, Pella, IA 50219-1801
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good38%
  • Average24%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (5 reviews)
“rice” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
$$ - $$$
514 Main St, Pella, IA 50219-1801
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our local Mexican food restaurant. We eat there, easily, once a week, either lunch or dinner. The service is courteous and quick. The food is very good, and fast. When I have a cold, or not feeling well, the chicken soup always hits...More

Thank PatIowa67
Reviewed 11 May 2017

If you like Mexican food, you will like the food at this restaurant. You get an ample supply of chips and salsa when you come in. There is a good choice of food on the menu. Even though we were traveling, we took leftovers with...More

Thank DWbiker
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Our visit occurred during a slow time at the restaurant. The biggest issue was getting a table to seat out party. The entire restaurant was open but they would not let us split into adults and kids until we complained. The next issue was getting...More

Thank Carrie R
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Took my daughters here for dinner. They raved about the queso, which is very good. Guac is ok and salsa is good. Enjoyed the tacos and burritos. Prices are good. Service is good.

Thank bsites1968
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We love the fast service and friendly staff. There is great variety on the menu, so there is always something to try. They even carry some American favorites in case someone in your party isn't very adventurous. A few reviews out here question how "authentic"...More

Thank Joel B
Reviewed 22 October 2016

I was born and raised in East Los Angeles and cannot get used to ground beef enchiladas. Margaritas are good.. I will say their chili rellano was excellent but the salsa was of the jar variety. Service was quick and servers kept checking back on...More

Thank sewkitty
Reviewed 26 September 2016

I stopped there with my wife on a long weekend in Pella 2 days ago. The service was good but that is all that was good.It looked like a typical Mexican restaurant. The meal started out with salsa and store bought chips (bummer). What Mexican...More

Thank dekalbcorn322
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We frequent this restaurant. One of the main reasons we frequent this place is because they are so speedy.

Thank DebUiter
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We go there at least once a month. Food is good and comes quickly. Love the chips and salsa. The only problem is your still eating and they want want to take your plate away. They want to hurry you out the door. They do...More

Thank Deb H
Reviewed 28 August 2016

The atmosphere of the place is nice and wait staff super helpful and friendly. Also food came out fast. I reviewed this restaurant as only average not for the service or atmosphere those were great but the food was just avrage. I ordered the 2...More

Thank Theresa S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 514 Main St, Pella, IA 50219-1801
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Pella
  • Phone Number: 641-628-2307
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