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El Charro

1570 E Market St, Harrisonburg, VA 22801-5108
+1 540-564-0386
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good33%
  • Average26%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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Mexican, Spanish
$$ - $$$
1570 E Market St, Harrisonburg, VA 22801-5108
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband and I have been here each time we're in town (for a week each year) and it's always on our "must do" list. We enjoy the food so much and the service is always very good.

Thank Liz S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thought that we'd get a taste of Mexican cuisine as we do in almost every town that we visit. I don't want to waste time on this review so, I must say just try another type of food. Even the other Mexican restaurants in...More

Thank MaceandMo
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Service was good and prices were cheap but the food is gross. So many better restaurants out there. Don't waste your time with this one.

Thank Devin L
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Went here for a date night and the experience was incredible. Service was fast and very polite and professional. Food was some of the best Mexican I've ever eaten! Highly recommend!!

Thank Glen M
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Food was barely passable. Service was quick and pleasant. Prices were moderate. With a little effort in the kitchen this could be a good retaurant

Thank mortech
Reviewed 28 November 2016

The food and beer selection are great, and service is attentive. Excellent chips and salsa. Prices are very reasonable. I would not score them high on style or ambiance, but I was not looking for anything fancy. Make sure to try the Habanero hot sauce!

Thank Maria R
Reviewed 13 November 2016

We chose El Charro on Market St because we've eaten at the Woodbridge and Spotsylvanna sites and knew it would be bland but at least not greasy. The food was worst than terrible.The refried beans were so salty they were uneatible. I ordered a chilli...More

Thank Catherine D
Reviewed 23 October 2016

For the money, the lunch specials are worth the visit. But if I'd paid the full menu price for the same food at dinner I would have been disappointed. There isn't anything wrong with El Charro--nothing bad. It's just that the food is decent, not...More

Thank Dallas_H_1
Reviewed 14 October 2016

I guess if the reviews had a "good" in between average and very good, I would have given this place a good. Very attractive restaurant inside. Two things stood out that made it seem extra clean. For one, they had beautiful plants, shiny and well...More

Thank norskies
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Authentic Mexican? I don't think so. Really wanted a margarita when we visited El Charro and we're willing to pay for the real thing. Instead we got some premix drink that was so loaded with sours mix it was undrinkable. After speaking with several employees...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1570 E Market St, Harrisonburg, VA 22801-5108
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Harrisonburg
  • Phone Number: +1 540-564-0386
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