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El Charco

Calle Paseo de Las Aves, Isla Mujeres, Mexico
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“chicken soup” (17 reviews)
“beans” (21 reviews)
“alambre” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Calle Paseo de Las Aves, Isla Mujeres, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We have visited this restaurant many times over the last few years and we thought it was gone tonight because they moved across the street. We love everything about this place. The food is amazing. The beans and potatoes as well as fresh pico you...More

Thank mullyroo
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We have been coming to this restaurant for many, many years. This is down home Mexican Cooking. Thesaurus

1  Thank Jacqueline f
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Another of our favorites! We eat here sometimes twice a week. Its affordable delicious local food. Try the enchiladas de mole....just my favorite. The chicken soup is crazy good. OK, OK....we've already heard....you go all the way to Mexico and order chicken soup. YES! Try...More

1  Thank 2Travelingforfun
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

El Charco was a pleasant surprise. It is a "mom and pop shop" located away from the touristy areas of Isla Mujeres. Don't let that bother you because it will probably be one of the finest places you will eat at on the island. The...More

Thank ronnlc
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

We were eating at one of the finer restaurants in Isla and asked the hosts where they go for real Mexican/Mayan dishes like from their mothers kitchen. The best guacamole on the island. Most flavorful tostadas. Local prices. The hosts make you feel like you...More

1  Thank Rbs7562
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

So sad that we found out about El Charco to only eat here on our last night. We would have absolutely been here more! Deisy is the sweetest thing! So nice to have a real conversation - she was trying her best at English and...More

Thank trvlgrl6570
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

We had an amazing dinner at El Charco tonight. We loved the alambres de pollo (chicken poblano and onion tacos) and the quesadillas pollo. We especially loved the beans, pico de gallo and the red sauce! What depth of flavor - wonderful! We had to...More

Thank njost
Reviewed 10 June 2017

We took our golf carts from mid-island and eventually found our way to El Charco. It is situated in a really cute little neighborhood off the beaten path. The service at the restaurant was incredibly helpful and friendly. I ordered the Enchilada Suiza and my...More

Thank rubberarm21
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Great prices, but the food is sooooo good. The service is usually done by Deysi (Raul's wife). They are super friendly and helpful with Spanish. The Enchiladas Suiza can be had with Maize tortillas to make them Gluten Free and are my wife's favorites and...More

Thank Mark J
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Everything we have had there is delicious and the staff super friendly...we have been going there for a few years and it is one of our favorites--love to walk there from mid-island and take a walk through LaGloria for a different "vibe". We also tip...More

Thank Lissa K
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Paseo de Las Aves, Isla Mujeres, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Isla Mujeres
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