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El Charro Mexican Restaurant

4371 Old Harrodsburg Rd, Lexington, KY 40513-8008
+1 859-219-0200
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“refried beans” (4 reviews)
“fajitas” (4 reviews)
“chicken” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
4371 Old Harrodsburg Rd, Lexington, KY 40513-8008
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

After having family pictures taken out at Keeneland, my extended family decided to go to El Charro. The atmosphere is nothing special, and there are TVs scattered throughout the restaurant as well. Our server was kind and helpful. I ordered the Fajitas El Charro (shrimp,...More

Thank TravelinManDan
Reviewed 12 September 2017

This is tucked away among very nice neighborhoods of Lexington and the atmosphere is fully reflective of that. Vey friendly staff and customers, great food, excellent menu and quick service. It has all that you need in a great restaurant for casual/semi formal diningexperience.

Thank KentuckyRiver
Reviewed 4 September 2017

I was in town for a graduation at UK, we went there for lunch afterwards. I love Mexican food , but never been a big fan of re-fried beans and rice - but theirs was excellent, service was great considering how busy it was -...More

Thank 817timothyt
Reviewed 14 August 2017

El Charro is a wonderful neighborhood Mexican restaurant with solid service, good food, and a fun atmosphere. My wife has severe allergies to dairy and gluten, yet she can always leave El Charro full and with a box to go. They're accommodating to her situation....More

Thank Bernardian
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Visited there with co-workers for lunch. Service was very quick and food was reasonably priced. Will definitely go back.

Thank Preacherswife502
Reviewed 2 December 2016

My family of 6 had dinner on a Friday night. We had a great server who took great care of us.The menu was exactly what you would expect. The food was very good but the Margarita's were disappointing lacking flavor and perhaps some tequila. I...More

Thank Jeanette F
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Located at the edge of Lexington near a residential section. I was welcomed as I came in and seated immediately. Friendly waiter and food was served promptly. Fajitas were great.

Thank Charles L
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Food is good, but last 3 times had a waitress who seemed like she would rather die than help us. Water remained empty entire time and she brought food and never came back. Had to flag down another server to get the correct tortillas.

Thank b13d
Reviewed 8 July 2016

El Charro Mexican Restaurant is one of the very best restaurants in the Old Harrodsburg Road corridor. Excellent Mexican fare with wonderful service & very low prices!!

Thank gadgetguy11
Reviewed 2 July 2016

The food here is consistently good, portions are generous, staff is friendly, restaurant is clean. Parking can be a challenge on busy nights but worth the trip for basic Mexican-style cuisine.

Thank Mike M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4371 Old Harrodsburg Rd, Lexington, KY 40513-8008
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-219-0200
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