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El Charro Mexican Café

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Authentic Mexican Cuisine



El Charro Cafe is one of Yuma's oldest family owned restaurants.  Founded in 1949 by our beloved grandparents, Antonio & Dolores Gutierrez.  They had a dream of owning their own restaurant and made that dream come true on a Good Friday in 1949.   Located on Fourth Avenue, it was a small café with a lunch counter and seating for 50 people.  With Grandma Lola's Mexican and American recipes, it quickly became a favorite spot for Yuma families. The green chile saddle was one of the biggest sellers.  

In 1970, they moved to a much larger building on Eighth Street, which is the current location. In 1975, they passed down El Charro Café to their eldest son, Raul (Sonny).  Raul kept up the tradition using the same recipes that were handed down to him.   In 2015, Raul passed down the business to two of his daughters, Anna and Pauline.  With both of them growing up at the restaurant, they were excited and honored to be able to carry on the traditions that their grandparents started in 1949. 

El Charro Café is proud to have served the Yuma community for 70 years!  

Voted Yuma's Best Mexican Food Restaurant in 2017 & 2018.

Authentic Mexican Meals with Drinks


El Charro Cafe's, amazing Mexican food and margaritas has maintained a driving force with the Yuma locals.  Our most popular dishes are the Steak Mexicano Dinner, Chile Relleno Dinner, albondigas and our famous green chile saddle.

Come join us at El Charro Café. 

Daily Meal and Drink Specials


Lunch specials Tuesday thru Friday.

Happy Hour Tuesday thru Saturday, 

3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Our offsite catering will bring your party to life!

Hungry? Order for pickup or delivery.

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Contact Us

Better yet, see us in person!

El Charro Mexican Cafe

601 W. 8th St, Yuma, AZ. 85364

(928) 783-9790


Tuesday - Sunday: 11am - 9pm

Monday: Closed

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