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El Charro at El Mercado is the oldest family-operated Mexican restaurant in the United States. USA Today named El Charro at El Mercado "One of the country's five best."

The original El Charro is located in the historic El Presidio district in the heart of downtown Tucson. The East El Charro is located in the El Mercado Plaza at the southeast corner of Broadway and Wilmot.

El Charro is open Sunday through Thursday from 11:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Friday through Saturday from 11:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. Bar Toma is open from 9:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. The restaurant recommends calling for hours and table availability.

Location: 6310 East Broadway Blvd, Tucson Arizona 85710 Telephone 520-745-1922

Other Restaurants, Cafes, Delis, Bakeries nearby:
(Tucson) Arizona Inn Restaurant
(Tucson) Baja Jr.
(Tucson) Barrio
(Tucson) Bistro Chartreuse (Formerly the Landmark
(Tucson) Bobby Dean's Hickory Bar-B-Q
(Tucson) Cafe Poca Cosa

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