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El Charro

Highlands Rd., Franklin, NC 28734
+1 828-369-9002
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average1%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (11 reviews)
“guacamole” (7 reviews)
“taco” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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LOCATION
Highlands Rd., Franklin, NC 28734
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1 - 10 of 81 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Omg you definitely need to go here lots of time the margaritas are 2.99 they are so so good. The friendly staff and the wonderful service along with great prices. Definitely worth going into business section. We have gone twice and always consistent in service...More

Thank Nancymutchler
Reviewed 6 May 2018

I went there for Taco Tuesday. They have a great special going on. The service was quick and the food was very good. They will accommodate small groups of people, or large groups of people.

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We were greeted and seated by a friendly and familiar face. subdued lighting makes a simple dinner seem special...wonderful. Every very one of the four of us was pleasantly surprised by our entrees for presentation, amount and flavor. I had the tilapia. Oh my! A...More

Thank Corrine G
Reviewed 18 February 2018

Awesome service, great food, good prices. Always busy. Have gone 3 times and have never had an issue.

Thank rallwine2000
Reviewed 22 January 2018

El Charro is by far the best Mexican restaurant in Franklin. Not only is the food the best, the prices are the best too!

Thank N1942UIjohnk
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

Great food, waiters/waitresses​ on top of it. Food comes out hot and fast. Best one in Franklin,NC. I will definitely go back again.

Thank B_rad2314
Reviewed 11 November 2017

We were on our way to another restaurant but they were closed for vacation. We tried El Charro and it will be our Mexican restaurant of choice from now on. My husband loved the carnitas and I thought the stuffed Pablano chili was delicious, as...More

Thank Brenda T
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Visiting daughter and decided to have lunch at El Charro and so happy we did! Food was delicious and not expensive! Server was efficient and good natured. Highly recommended

Thank Yvonne J
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We ate at El Charro last night and had chicken fajitas and they were good as well as the margaritas. Service was a little slow but the waitress was really sweet. Instead of driving around blindly tonight we just went back since we had a...More

3  Thank donnac371
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Very reasonable lunch prices and great food. There are usually daily specials on drinks, including beers and margaritas.

Thank Randy B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Highlands Rd., Franklin, NC 28734
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Franklin
  • Phone Number: +1 828-369-9002
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