El Charrito Caminante

Mexican, Grocery

2710 Washington Blvd, Arlington
(703) 351-1177



Reviews for El Charrito Caminante

I grew up eating here. It was just a few blocks away from my childhood home. I absolutely love this restaurant-- authentic, affordable, and absolutely delicious food. All my efforts trying to find a place like this far from home have proved unsuccessful. No restaurant ever has and ever could possibly be better than this one. My favorite thing to do in my hometown is come back here and order some beef and lengua tacos with the "white drink," formerly known as the "pink drink."...read full review
Overall it wasn't that great. The prices have been raised so it's hard to let things slide. The pupusa revuelta was lacking in the meat and cheese. The yuca con chicharrón only had about for tiny pieces of chicharrón!! Four bite size pieces! The tamal de elote was a bit dry. However the tamal de pollo was delicious. It was not the best tamal I've had and I'll say that it is Salvadoran tamal and not a Mexican. In addition it's a cash only establishment. Finally, the service isn't...read full review
Weak tacos and rude service are what feed this eating. The large and rude cashier man said the carne asada tacos came with pico de gallo when in fact it came with wilted iceberg lettuce and cilantro stems. The meat was over cooked as well and he only gave me one extra salsa when I asked for more. Finally the tacos were oozing oil which soaked through the bag itself - low quality for sure. $2.25 per taco? Pretty awful when other nearby places charge only $2 per taco. There are...read full review

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Monday 10AM - 10PM
Tuesday 10AM - 10PM
Wednesday 10AM - 10PM
Thursday 10AM - 10PM
Friday 10AM - 10PM
Saturday 10AM - 10PM
Sunday Closed

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