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El Charolais de Elizabethton

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508 Broad St, Elizabethton, TN 37643-2718
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East Tennessee
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117 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're looking for a good, filling, Mexican-style dinner, head for El Charolais in Elizabethton, as good as its sister spot in Johnson City. We were seated right away at dinnertime on a Saturday, but the place filled up quickly right after we arrived. The chairs are charming--carved-wood scenes of olden-days Mexico. We ordered a chicken fajita and chicken enchilada,... More 

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Thank MountainSongBird
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had eaten here several times and thought is was just "so-so". However, I "discovered" the authentic mexican tacos that are on the menu a-la-carte. I have never seen anyone else eating the authentic mexican tacos here, but I was determined to give 'em a shot. I ordered three at $2.45 a-piece. What else can I say? Best tacos ever.... More 

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Thank Jeremy O
Tennessee
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

The food is fantastic. The service is excellent. The portions are large. And the margaritas are delicious.

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Thank omegasjade
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Frequent this restaurant often as well as JC location. Always dependable good food with great service. Staff always attentive and have never eaten anything bad before. Quick, good food and reasonably priced. A favorite!

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Thank Shirley F
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Great service and no waiting at about 2:30pm on a Monday. Food was as expected, no surprises, but still good. Sweet Tea was good and the server provided a "to go cup" for me! I will return next time I'm in town.

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Thank Flip4arb
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed the food. We usually have fajitas and they always come out sizzling. Atmosphere is good. Rarely had to wait to be seated.

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Thank Pat W
Elizabethton, Tennessee
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Great, authentic mexican food with a large variety to choose from. Friendly staff & clean atmosphere!

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Thank purplescooter
Elizabethton, United States
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177 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

My daughter likes this kind of food most places and I did eat at a real good one in Bristol. This is not one of the best. Cheese is good and it may be that I am not ordering the right thing.I may try the Lengua from one of the other reviews.

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Thank Russell H
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Love this place. Tortas, traditional tacos, real chorizo even lengua (beef tongue). Great drinks and super good service. Were always satisfied when we leave. Gotta love the chips and salsa !!!

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Thank Shaun D
Johnson City, Tennessee
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151 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Staff is always friendly...usually no waiting to be seated...several TVs around to stay up to date on sports scores etc....the food always comes quickly....always hot and cooked to order....servings are generous..you probably will leave with a doggy bag...the fajitas for 2 is an especially food deal...it usually feeds at least 3 people...but the food is nothing extraordinary...just a decent Mexican... More 

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Thank John P

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 508 Broad St, Elizabethton, TN 37643-2718
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Elizabethton

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