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El Charro Cafe - CLOSED

409 S San Francisco St, Ste 2, Flagstaff, AZ 86001-5775
+1 928-779-0552
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good26%
  • Average35%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible13%
9 Jan 2013
“From college days”
30 Aug 2012
“Quick lunch”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mexican, Spanish
$$ - $$$
409 S San Francisco St, Ste 2, Flagstaff, AZ 86001-5775
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Reviewed 10 January 2013

It was ok, but mostly we went there because my husband always ate there as a college student. Large portions - had to doggy bag everything.

Thank FamilygalYuma_AZ
Reviewed 30 August 2012

Stopped in while riding our bikes for a quick lunch. The food was okay, but the conversation was better.

Thank MadMom6
Reviewed 25 August 2012

This little restaurant just off the Northern Arizona University campus is one I went to with my grandparents when I was a child. It's a simple mom and pop operation and food is ...it's Mexican comfort food. No frills just good , tasty food.

Thank Rich B
Reviewed 21 August 2012

My best guess is that this place was a motel forty plus years ago. Parking is a bit difficult. Food is ok. Price is good. I'd recommend it BUT this is certainly nothing fancy.

Thank klw22001
Reviewed 18 August 2012

Hole in the wall decor, but excellent flavorful food. We went during off hours and the service was quick and very accomodating. Food was hot and plentiful........everyone left stuffed. We live in Arizona and eat lot's of Mexican food. Not the best we've ever had...More

Thank azcat71
Reviewed 8 August 2012

The chimichungas are huge! The portions are large. This is not a glitzy chain restaurant, so don't expect shiny brass & potted plants. It is a comfortable family owned restaurant. The tables are probably the same ones they had when they opened in 1956! This...More

1  Thank TiredWorldTraveler
Reviewed 17 July 2012

I really like this place. My wife & kids & I have been here a number of times, and it's delicious, it's prompt (amazingly so), and it's delightfully low-key. This is good, since we have a few rambunctious kids. The food always comes quickly, and...More

1  Thank AstronomerGerard
Reviewed 31 August 2011

I went there one quiet and rainy night with my brother--my family has lived in Flagstaff since 1960. Years ago our family ate there regularly and missed it when it closed. On this visit the food was excellent and the service was not just good...More

1  Thank Deb S
Reviewed 26 June 2011

The people at this restaurant had to be some of the nicest people I have ever encountered at a restaurant. The service was amazing… Unfortunately I don’t know anyone that goes to restaurants for service… The food tasted horrible. I feel like the cook owes...More

Thank Jralvarado687
Reviewed 15 April 2011

I used to go to El Charro when I was a kid when we would spend summers in Flagstaff. The food was as good as I remembered and the service was tops. We were there in the middle of the afternoon when the owner's family...More

Thank Used-to-be-Red
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Average prices
USD 15 - USD 15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 409 S San Francisco St, Ste 2, Flagstaff, AZ 86001-5775
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Flagstaff
  • Phone Number: +1 928-779-0552
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