El Charro Cafe

El Charro Cafe

(1156 ratings)


(1156 ratings)

311 N Court Ave Go to map
Tucson, AZ 85701
(520) 622-1922
www.elcharrocafe.com
$$ - Tacos, Cocktail Bars, Desserts
Restaurant Notes
  • est. 1922 (oldest Mexican restaurant in continuous operation by the same family in U.S.)
  • birthplace of the Chimichanga
  • featured in Bon Appetit, Gourmet Magazine, USA Today, The NBC Today Show, Parade Magazine, the NY and LA Times
Highlighted On
  • Mexican Food Paradise
    • Carne Seca Platter - half-pound of carne seca (Sonoran desert sun-dried marinated lean Angus beef that is shredded & flash-grilled w/ green chile, tomato & onions; comes w/ guacamole, Pico de Charro, arroz & frijoles refritos or Charros, flour or corn tortillas; "A Taste Explosion"-Gourmet Magazine
    • Chimichanga - Chimichanga was supposedly created here
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