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El Charro Mexican Restaurant

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4371 Old Harrodsburg Rd, Lexington, KY 40513-8008
+1 859-219-0200
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Asbury, NJ, United States
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43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 look forward to a good Margarita when I dine Mexican so I won't be going... More 

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Thank Jeanette F
Lexington, Kentucky
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81 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Charles L
Lexington, Kentucky
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank b13d
Kentucky
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344 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 374 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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!!

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Thank gadgetguy11
Cape Coral, Florida
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43 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Mike M
Louisville, Kentucky
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944 reviews
316 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 382 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016

We were visiting nearby, and it was lunch time. We checked in on TA and this place looked good place so we thought we would give it a try. We were seated promptly as they were not very busy, not a good sign. The server brought us some chips and salsa which was very good along with our drinks. She... More 

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Thank Richard F
Lexington, Kentucky, United States
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016

We are (many time) repeat customers. The staff are friendly, the owner greets patrons, but best of all the food is always fresh (not thawed) and prepared onsite. We love the fresh poblano peppers, and the verde tomatilla salsa. The menu features most standards, but some of the house specialties are well worth an experiement.

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Thank Art H
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

The food was good. Could have been a little more seasoned, but everything was very fresh. This restaurant was very clean and the staff was very pleasant.

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Thank Mary B
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

Had a buretto it was good. Salsa was good. Priced right service was very good as well. We will be eating here again.

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Thank Sam A
Kentucky
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

We love El Charro! Food is always excellent, hot & big portions. Service is consistently friendly and attentive. Highly recommend the El Charro dip & chips!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?