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We used El Charro to provide a buffet lunch for a socially distant and repsonsible lunch with some family - I placed the order at 12pm and the food was delivered right on time at 4 that afternoon! The food was delicious - fajitas, rice & beans, salad, and all the sides were all great! I've only dined there a few times, all before Cov ... read more
Hank Pabley via google.com - Nov 12, 2020
Nice hospitality and great food ... read more
Johanna Marchel via google.com - Nov 9, 2020
Love this place ... read more
Lucy Diaz via google.com - Oct 25, 2020
Burrito Mojado and marguerite were yummy!
Patricia Coppola via google.com - Oct 24, 2020
This was my very first visit to ...
This was my very first visit to El Charro Cantina. I drive by this place daily and always wonder what it's like inside. We love Anita's which is walking distance from here but they don't have outdoor seating right now. We've been trying to do take out from our favorite places during COVID but on a beautiful day, it was just time to t ... read more
Elise S. via yelp.com - Oct 22, 2020
I LOVE their enchiladas. I get them almost every time. I would definitely recommend because the food and service is amazing. They have great prices in correlation to their large portions and quality. Definitely going here again!
Lauren Kang via google.com - Oct 19, 2020
Delicious Chile Relleno. Nice venue with outside sitting and the owners treat everyone like family.
Elizabeth conley via google.com - Sep 28, 2020
Ate.take out once. Fresh as described good quality but NOTING compares to a sit down meal vs take out ... read more
Rob Gibbins via google.com - Sep 26, 2020
Good service and the food is pretty good too ... read more
Jackie Thompson via google.com - Sep 26, 2020
The food here is really good and about average price. The staff are very friendly. My only negative is that when I ask for onions cooked well, I want them well and not just barely cooked.
Elisha And Daniel Hersh via google.com - Sep 26, 2020
Love this place! The food is spectacular! ...
Love this place! The food is spectacular! My family loves the chips, drinks, the menu is just great and the people that work there are pretty awesome too.
John E. via yelp.com - Sep 25, 2020
Great at following COVID procedures ...
Great at following COVID procedures. All tables spread apart. Really great, nice, friendly, staff. Clean tables. Food was okay (a bit bland) and could use some more flavor but but awesome customer service. Clean restrooms.
Bridgette G. via yelp.com - Sep 18, 2020
Always feel like family!!
Lisa Skinner via google.com - Aug 26, 2020
Very cool place to eat.
John Parnala via google.com - Aug 26, 2020
Still one of my favorite spots ...
Still one of my favorite spots during these unprecedented times. I come out and support our local businesses every chance I get. I can never go wrong with the enchiladas or a burrito mojado here! My kids love the fresh chicken tenders as well. Things can get rocky as everyone is coping with these unforeseen changes, but I, as we all ... read more
Lionel M. via yelp.com - Aug 15, 2020
I love this place! Great food, ...
I love this place! Great food, probably the best in Livermore! I always get the carne asada super burrito.
Rob G. via yelp.com - Aug 9, 2020
Love this place and everyone there!!
Lisa Skinner via google.com - Jul 26, 2020
I am a fan of El Charro and have been for years. I tried something new today! I came out with my girls for a watermelon margarita/wine and tried a Prawn Ceviche because it’s so hot out here and it was so delicious and refreshing! I like how they setup a large patio space too. Thanks for the great food and service!
debbie beights via google.com - Jul 26, 2020
Good food, great service, nice experience.
Joe PANIK FAN via google.com - Jul 26, 2020
Came here while walking around ...
Came here while walking around. Plenty of patio seating, amazing staff and delicious food. Ordered el pastor tacos and ended up mixing el pastor, meat, rice, raw jalapeños and their special made hot sauce together.
Sharanjit S. via yelp.com - Jul 15, 2020
We love El Charro! Best Mexican
We love El Charro! Best Mexican food in Livermore. My husband and I frequent this establishment often, GREAT service every time! The red sauce on the enchiladas is so tasty. We also love the Chile Verde and Caldo de Pollo.. The red sangria is delicious!!!
vicncat2010 via tripadvisor.com - Jul 1, 2020
Fast service, friendly staff and delicious food!
Cherry Waves via google.com - Jun 26, 2020
I have to give a shot out to my favorite restaurant in Livermore! Every time I come here I have to share at least two plates because I want to order everything on the menu! Extra mole sauce please! Today I'm having my favorite, chicken enchiladas, but I am also sharing another favorite with a friend the steak and chicken fajitas, yum ... read more
Lionel M via google.com - Jun 26, 2020
This is, by far, the best Mexican ...
This is, by far, the best Mexican food in Livermore.  I'm pretty picky when it comes to meat, mainly chicken, but the white breast meat they use in their enchilada's is high quality and never chewy or tough.

I'd highly recommend you check them out, you won't be disappointed!
Sarah G. via yelp.com - Jun 19, 2020
Hands down the BEST Mexican food i have EVER had, i wish i lived closer so can could go more often. Those wet burritos... OMG. just straight up Heaven. Indescribably amazing!!!
Swiftkitten88 via google.com - May 26, 2020
So to start off, I accidentally ...
So to start off, I accidentally called before the restaurant was open. *face palm*

I didn't realize their hours had updated since the SIP, but the girl happily answered the phone and let me know that even though they weren't open yet, she could take my order so it would be ready as soon as they opened, which I really appreciat
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Darli T. via yelp.com - May 25, 2020
Great tasting authentic Mexican food!
Dave via google.com - Mar 26, 2020
Bowls are great. Stick with thighs.
Eileen Jerdonek via google.com - Mar 26, 2020
Food is excellent... Margs are large, chips and salsa fantastic! Parking can be limited and it can be loud when busy but those probs are minor ... read more
Seth Gilbertson via google.com - Mar 26, 2020
This is as good as it gets.  I ...
This is as good as it gets.  I LOVE El Charro.  Seriously my favorite Mexican food place of all time.  I usually order their prawn tacos with rice and beans.  Nummy!  I recently ordered their carnitas and they were fantastic too!  Of course they were, I haven't had anything here I didn't like.  Plus if you like beer, they have plenty ... read more
Heather G. via yelp.com - Mar 5, 2020
2019 votes top restaurant.
2019 votes top restaurant. Service was good. Margaritas pretty good and not overly sweet. They serve garlic butter with chips and salsa, little quirky and gets you hooked. Had seafood enchilada and the sauce that came with it very good. Tortillas very fresh. Locals will...take you here for Mexican dinner.More ... read more
Marla_n_co via tripadvisor.com - Mar 1, 2020
Great chili Verde! Personable & Professional staff. While I waited for my 'to go' order. Everyone including the owner were extremely welcoming and helpful. Which is amazing as it was almost 10 p.m. on a Friday night. Finding any place nowadays that serves past 8 or 9 p.m. is a huge accomplishment. To find a place that welcomes an ord ... read more
Danielle Havercroft-Walkup via google.com - Feb 26, 2020
Tasty food and good service!
Bruce Higgins via google.com - Feb 26, 2020
Had a great time here. Great food and excellent service. The portions were big. I had the al pastor burrito, extremely well prepared. Asked for picante salsa and was not disappointed, had some heat AND good flavor.
Jon Schmidt via google.com - Feb 26, 2020
Good food and drinks. Decent service. I'd go back.
Robert Judin via google.com - Feb 26, 2020
Exceptional service, but the food ...
Exceptional service, but the food could have been better.

My sister's boyfriend recommended that we try this place out last Sunday for lunch, but he couldn't join us. It was my mom, my younger sister, myself, and my dad. Unfortunately, I have forgotten the waitresses's name, but she gave us exceptional service. We enjoyed the
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Jeanna May V. via yelp.com - Feb 20, 2020
Went there today with 14 ladies ...
Went there today with 14 ladies for lunch and it was GREAT.....Our server was awesome and on top of it....I just moved to Livermore so this was my first time here and all I have to say is DEEEEELISH....I loved the grilled chicken enchiladas and the sauce they use is nummy....They have a great lunch special to boot.....We will be back ... read more
Roni J. via yelp.com - Jan 22, 2020
Our usual place, Anita's, was closed ...
Our usual place, Anita's, was closed for the holidays.  We had our hearts set on Mexican food and margaritas.  I hit up Yelp and we ended up here.  

The restaurant is modern and appealing. The service was friendly, helpful, and attentive.  I ordered a margarita on the rocks and the vegetarian tacos.  My son ordered a bean and
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Andrea G. via yelp.com - Dec 27, 2019
Food is consistently good and the happy hour is great for a quick bite ... read more
Geri Bezio via google.com - Dec 26, 2019
Good food and drinks. The service is hit or miss though ... read more
steven rodrigues via google.com - Dec 26, 2019
Good happy hour. Yummy margaritas and guac!
Kel Miller via google.com - Dec 26, 2019
Very good Verde enchiladas! Salsa was also quite good!
Greg R via google.com - Dec 26, 2019
Excellent food great taste great prices ... read more
John Ayala via google.com - Dec 26, 2019
Todo. Estuvo muy. Bien.
Maximo Robles via google.com - Dec 26, 2019
Great food and very nice and attentive staff ... read more
Donald Jenkins via google.com - Dec 26, 2019
We came in on a Friday at 4:30 ...
We came in on a Friday at 4:30.  We were seated quickly.  Complimentary Chips and salsa were brought to the table.  Some of the chips were stale.  

This gave us a chance to look over the menu which had a large selection.  Be sure to check the Specials Board right outside the door.  I did not see them listed anywhere after we  
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Anita R. via yelp.com - Dec 22, 2019
We had our family Christmas Party ...
We had our family Christmas Party this weekend and ordered our feast from our favorite restaurant in town. We served enchiladas rice and beans and our guests loved it. Thanks El Charro Merry Christmas ... read more
Scott G. via yelp.com - Dec 15, 2019
El Charro saved me when I was too ...
El Charro saved me when I was too sick to cook for myself! I had been suffering from a head cold & called them to let them know! They hooked me up with some amazing caldo de pollo & I added chilé to it.  It helped to bring me back to life!
Jessica M. via yelp.com - Dec 11, 2019
Is this place closed?  Called yesterday ...
Is this place closed?  Called yesterday for 2 hours and went straight to VM. Called again today and same thing.
Travis M. via yelp.com - Dec 11, 2019
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