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El Charro

709 S Wall St, Benson, NC 27504-1858
+1 919-207-2806
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good18%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (3 reviews)
“guacamole” (2 reviews)
“mexican food” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Spanish
$$ - $$$
709 S Wall St, Benson, NC 27504-1858
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

We’ve eaten at quite a few mexican restaurants but this place beats them all. Food is great and they don’t skimp on the servings. I always bring home leftovers. Only one thing lacking here is their staffing. You have to wait for someone to stop...More

Thank peakslover
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Ok for where and what it is. Extended large menu but lacks flavor. Nothing fantastic. But ok for the area

Thank Joel R
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Stopped at El Charro for a quick snack got the taco salad the best tasting meat in the salad lettuce, tomato,guacamole, sour cream and not to much of any of the ingredients just a wonderful place to stop in when in Benson

Thank davidhR2767KJ
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

I love mexican food and this is by far the best I have EVER had anywhere. They have been in business for over 20 years and for good reason. The food and service are outstanding. Extensive menu with something for everyone and portions were plentiful....More

Thank Tim C
Reviewed 20 April 2017

The food here was yummy! I had the lunch taco salad and it was too much for me to eat. The service was quick, efficient, and very friendly. I didn't try the chips, but they do give you free chips and salsa. I would recommend...More

Thank caribears
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

We stop here every year on our way to Florida. Very authentic and makes my honey happy! And he is most definitely an expert on Mexican food. Ask for Brittany...a sweetheart!

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 29 November 2016

We were traveling back home to Raleigh and looking for somewhere to eat. I looked at the reviews and we decided on El Charro. I am so glad we choose it. The food was excellent. The menu has so many choices that there truly is...More

Thank 764lindal
Reviewed 30 July 2016

I have ordered take out several times and was never charged a .25 cent fee for take out. Not to mention, they have forgotten a plate for a take out order. When I speak to the owner, she could care less. I work in retail,...More

Thank Amanda K
Reviewed 14 July 2016

see it looks good but gross at the same time so that is why I put average. but i am sure that my mom will love it!!! :) :P ^^ ><

Thank fina i
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Visited this restaurant on a recommendation from our hotel concierge. My husband had enchiladas and I had chalupas. I eat Mexican a lot while my husband is new to it but we both were more than pleased with our meals. The food was flavourful, traditional,...More

1  Thank wendyrudenative
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 709 S Wall St, Benson, NC 27504-1858
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Benson
  • Phone Number: +1 919-207-2806
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