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El Charro Restaurant

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916 Florida Ave Ste D, Cocoa, FL 32922-7871
+1 321-639-1004
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17:00 - 21:15
11:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:15
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:15
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely place!! Unbelievable story of the owner and son and how they came here from Cuba!! Very friendly and wonderful service!! Food was very good with a Cuban flair!!! So glad we found this place !!!

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Thank Julie G
Merritt Island, Florida
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83 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A friend and I that normally eat at the Mexican restaurant in our town decided to try this Mexican restaurant in the next town over. Both of us at the same time said wow as we took our first bites! The beans and rice were terrific with plenty of flavor without setting the mouth on fire and were perfect. The... More 

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Thank MaeHem50
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I have been coming here since high school and it has been a couple years since visiting. Last weekend was only memorable due to the lack of taste. I tried ordering the margarita and was told by the server that they have flavored ones. I said I wanted a regular one and was told that they dont serve those as... More 

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Thank Dori D
Oviedo, Florida
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54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A fav in Cocoa Village. We like to sit at the bar, relax, have a cocktail and dinner. Friendly, great drinks, best Margaritas​, very very good true Mexican food.

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Thank BJW152
Viera, Florida, USA
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318 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in near closing and concentrated on the Mexican fare although they also offer Cuban food. The service was adequate. The atmosphere was not intimate and stereotypically garish. The food ranged from very good (guacamole and shrimp tacos) to poor (refried beans). There is no reason to eat here over any other local Mexican restaurant.

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Thank FloridaFamilyofFive
Central Florida, Florida
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149 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nicely decorated, made you feel like really in Mexico. Excellent food. If you like margaritas, get the "Cadillac".

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Thank Terence G
Cocoa, FL
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Nice quaint Mexican restaurant. I like the colorful decor. The service is very good and so is the food. You cannot leave hungry. Also has a nice little bar area. Seating is roomy and tables are not on top of each other so the noise level and navigation isn't an issue when trying to have a conversation. My mom loved... More 

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Thank Fishing_Around
Rockledge, Florida
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188 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

New menu items since my last visit! Now they offer some wonderful Cuban dishes! Everthing we had was great. The sangria was wonderful. I especially enjoyed my black beans, rice & maduros!

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Thank thepope3_12
Oviedo, Florida
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54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We can walk to Cocoa Village and have a choice of good cusine. But when it comes to Mexican this is The place. We like to sit at the bar, great margarita! Always fresh ingredients, easy, relaxed atmosphere. Friendly n priced right.

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Thank BJW152
Greensboro, North Carolina
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242 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped in here for lunch with the parents. It was really good. Everything was pretty authentic. Cuban food is on their menu as well. My only criticism would be there was way too much onion in the salsa, but that's my opinion.

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Thank sgtsbud

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:15
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:15
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:15
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:15
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:15
Saturday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 916 Florida Ave Ste D, Cocoa, FL 32922-7871
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Brevard County  >  Cocoa
  • Phone Number: +1 321-639-1004
Description
Just a great place to kick back with friends & family and to enjoy the great atmosphere that's kept folks coming back since 1985. Take some time to browse our menu online.

If you're planning a nite out or looking for something "to go", call ahead and we'll have it "Ready-to-Roll" when you arrive.

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