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El Carbonero

$Latin, , Spanish
517 W Elm St, Graham, NC 27253-2156
+1 336-228-8002
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pupusas” (15 reviews)
“rice” (6 reviews)
“pork” (5 reviews)
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Latin, Central American, Spanish, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
517 W Elm St, Graham, NC 27253-2156
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The service and the Food here is exceptional. While to staff is fro El Salvador their competence ranges from Mexican to foods native to their region. It is in a word delicious. The portions are massive...the Breakfast options are great. For me the Papusas are...More

Thank hanskennedy30
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Have been coming to this restaurant for 13years! Love the variety of foods and the flavors. Must have the pupusas! This is a small hole on the wall but with delicious food. Portions are enough to share with a friend.You can order breakfast at any...More

Thank gymbo05
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

My group was traveling through Burlington to Mars Hill, and decided we wanted to indulge in unique local cuisines during our trek. Of the places we considered, El Carbonero was first out of the hat. Heads up: this is a cash only establishment!  The menu...More

Thank MoHolC
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

My husband and I ordered Fajitas, I got shrimp, he got chicken. Fresh and delicious! Loved the pico sauce and the corn tortillas. Definitely recommend. Don’t let the outside or parking stop you from eating here. Friendly wait staff.

Thank Jennifer F
Reviewed 30 March 2018

My daughter took me to lunch here last Sunday. The food was spectacular. Service was great. They make your meal one at a time, so be patient! IT will be worth the slight wait. I tried a cheese and pork pupusas, beef taco, and steak...More

Thank TheGilmoreGirlz
Reviewed 9 March 2018

The waiters were great. they can speak spanish and english if you don't know spanish. The food is great it taste fresh and good to eat. I recommend the pupusas they are so fu*king good(excuse my language)

1  Thank Nayeli F
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Went to El Carbonero for lunch and had the pork and cheese pupusas were some of the best I've ever had, the only ones better were the ones I had in El Salvador. Also went for dinner the next day and had the breaded chicken...More

2  Thank Alexander L
Reviewed 24 October 2017

This place is located next to a popular burger place in Graham and has plenty of parking around the building. It is a family place and has a mix of booths and tables, so can accommodate large groups. The menu is a combination of latin...More

1  Thank Ginny B
Reviewed 25 June 2017

it is a small family restaurant with a cozy feel. I was told to try the El Salvadorian specialties . Although there a plenty of familiar Mexican dishes I believe the owners are El Salvadorian. Great food, not as spicy as Mexican but FULL of...More

Thank justinc1961
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

The pupusas are delicious cheese filled pancakes served with pickled cabbage and a rich red sauce.The deep fried pork is juicy and delicately flavored. This place is authentically yummy and down home humble. Bring cash, they don't take cards. And come hungry so you can...More

Thank germphobe
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13 September 2015|
Response from Monica58860 | Reviewed this property |
This is a restaurant..there were no rooms available here
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 517 W Elm St, Graham, NC 27253-2156
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Graham
  • Phone Number: +1 336-228-8002
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