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El Charrito

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302 S Austin Ave, Georgetown, TX 78626-5037
+1 512-930-9137
07:00 - 21:00
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Sun 07:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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Austin, TX
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am a Mexican food expert, or so I tell myself. This is a hole in the wall, and should be reviewed as such. This is definitely not the best Mexican/ Tex Mex in Texas. The salsa is fairly weak. But overall the best flavor in Georgetown, I completely don´t get folks who prefer the other places. My favorite is... More 

Thank MarknAmanda
Level Contributor
23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

In the morning you go to the side window and tell them your order. The wait is never to long and they are pretty fast getting your food out. If you want a soda they only have cans. If you go for lunch the food is good if you like greasy Tex-mex. The inside of the restaurant is a little... More 

Thank Justified40cal
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

The pico sauce is BEYOND amazing- unfortunately they have a HIT AND MISS on the Barbacoa- a must have

Thank Penny L
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Place was dirty. Waiter came to our table four times, to take drink and food order then return with the food and then the check. Drink was empty most the time. Food tasted like it came out of the freezer to the microwave and they threw some shredded cheese and sauce on it. Credit Card machine was down so I... More 

1 Thank Dave M
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82 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

This is a small restaurant so my advice to you is go early, like around 11am if want to eat at a table inside, we went at 11:30 am and didn't have any wait time. My wife enjoyed the Wednesday lunch special of enchiladas suiza, tender flavorful chicken enchiladas with an awesome green sauce which came with rice, beans and... More 

1 Thank TheTexasFoodie
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

While always less crowded and often overlooked, it's meals were always sublime comfort food. Always just got the Mexican Plate, since it had everything I would ever want in a meal. Also, great place for breakfast tacos. It's where a great number of locals fuel up for the day ahead with super cheap and good breakfast tacos.

1 Thank Clayton T
Galveston Island, Texas
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67 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

El Charrito is our favorite place to eat. When we come in from Galveston it's the first place we head to. Love love their green chicken enchiladas. Also try the beef fajita Enchiladas Campisinas with Chile Carne on top, wow! They make a ton of tacos every morning so everything is always fresh. You can bring your own beer or... More 

1 Thank Tom N
Georgetown, Texas
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51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

My favorite Saturday morning breakfast is the outdoor pickup window here. The tacos are being made then and there as you order and are Always hot and fresh. Go up to the window and place your order ( I like to call ahead if I am ordering more than a couple). Don't worry if you see a line, it goes... More 

1 Thank Aggieal
Georgetown Texas
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

the food was pretty good that night. I have been there before when the food was not very hot (heat) Will try again

Thank grmGTnTx
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90 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

Super underrated little dive with a nice pick up window outside that always has a line. Food is cheap and always fresh. Best tea in town! Drawbacks are the funky parking in the back & on the side. Only 6-8 tables inside and about 4 outside but well worth it. Never crowded. Georgetown's best kept secret!

1 Thank D K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 302 S Austin Ave, Georgetown, TX 78626-5037
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Georgetown
  • Phone Number: +1 512-930-9137

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?