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El Charolais

1805 W State of Franklin Rd, Johnson City, TN 37604
+1 423-928-0929
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (14 reviews)
“charolais” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1805 W State of Franklin Rd, Johnson City, TN 37604
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11 - 20 of 173 reviews

Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Just your average Mexican Restaurant. Nice atmosphere - I would go back again! The prices were average as was the service.

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 14 November 2016

The ambiance was good and the food was pretty good. However, there are Mexican Restaurants in this town with a little more flavor and personality.

Thank rs112346
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Per my husband, who has traveled multiple times deep into Mexico for medical mission trips, El Charolais has the most authentic Mexican flavor food in Johnson City. I personally can't handle a lot of spice heat, so the tomato salsa was out for me, but...More

Thank MountainSongBird
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

We got an order of fish fajitas and Jaliscience. Both were great! The jaliscience is chicken and onions with cheese sauce and rice with beans. Got it to go and it comes with chips and salsa. I really like their salsa. Place is always packed!

Thank Houndstooth423
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Nothing else compares. It's delicious. There's sometimes a wait, but wait, it's worth it. From the chips and salsa to fajitas you can't go wrong.

Thank Farrah N
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We always get the Fajitas for two and it feeds three of us easily! Their chips are good as well. Restaurant is always busy which is a good sign!!

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

If you like Mexican made with really good quality ingredients, then this is the place for you. All the vegetables were fresh and good quality. The sauces were all homemade. The service was wonderful. The price was in line with most Mexican restaurants. Try it...More

Thank Laserman43
Reviewed 29 September 2016

The staff is always so nice and friendly. I love going here for lunch and dinner. My favorite item on the menu is the tacos with onions and cilantro. They also have really good shrimp quesadillas and tacos.

Thank Sheila B
Reviewed 16 September 2016

What can I say except this - excellent food and drink, excellent service, terrific atmosphere, friendly staff, excellent value. This will be my go-to place any time I'm in town!

Thank rambler7
Reviewed 8 September 2016

My wife wanted Mexican food so we trusted Trip Advisor to give us a few choices and chose El Charolais. I had the shrimp quesadilla with rice and guacamole salad and my wife had chili relleno. Both arrived hot and were very tasty. They also...More

Thank gsteinme
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Menu please
1 February 2015|
Response from Thomas R | Reviewed this property |
I didn't really like the place and am not familiar with the menu. You might call them and ask.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1805 W State of Franklin Rd, Johnson City, TN 37604
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Johnson City
  • Phone Number: +1 423-928-0929
  • E-mail
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