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El Charro Mexicano

October 30 - November 5, 2011

Viva la Mexico

Since its opening a little over a year ago, El Charro Mexicano Aiea Restaurant has been serving a full menu of flavorful Mexican dishes. But now, it also offers a full bar and dancing. In response to many customer requests, the restaurant recently got its liquor license and offers happy hour from 3 to 6…

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September 11 - 17, 2011

El Charro: Ever-Changing Menu, Constant Mexican Classics

Although El Charro Mexicano Aiea Restaurant just celebrated its first anniversary, the cozy eatery offers customers a variety of Mexican cuisine through its expanded menu. “We opened last year on Sept. 3,” says Sofia Ramirez, who owns the restaurant with her husband, John. “Our restaurant has a big sample of different Mexican flavors.” El Charro…

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Talking Up Tacos

What’s your ethnicity? I’m asked that on a regular basis, and I’ve found it quite entertaining to keep people guessing. You’ll be surprised to hear that more often than not, people follow the first question with “Are you Mexican?” The answer is no, but I can see why many would think that. First off, I…

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July 3 - 9, 2011

El Charro’s Finger Food Fiesta

El Charro Mexicano Aiea Restaurant, located on the third level of the Aiea Shopping Center near Aiea Bowl, brings quality Tex-Mex cuisine to the heart of the Pacific. The eatery’s menu invites customers to “Experience the Flavors of Mexico,” and it delivers with a combination of fresh ingredients and authentic tasty items. El Charro’s menu…

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I Totally Ate It After Falling for Burritos

Lately, I’ve been falling hard for burritos — literally. There’s just something about this tantalizing Mexican creation that takes my feet right out from under me. Let me explain. This past week, the klutz in me was on full display after I had just feasted on an amazing burrito. While descending a staircase, I missed…

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March 27 - April 2, 2011

Vamonos to El Charro for a Fiesta of Flavors

Summer is right around the corner, bringing with it the promise of longer days, warmer nights and the need for fresh, flavorful food worthy of a fiesta. Foodies will find exactly that at El Charro Mexicano Aiea Restaurant, where owner/chef John Ramirez and his crew of cooks create authentic Tex-Mex cuisine suitable for any form…

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February 13 - 19, 2011

A Fiesta of Fajitas – y mas

More and more health-conscious foodies are trying to eat right to stay fit these days, and many are turning to meat-free diets to achieve that admirable goal. It can be a challenge, though, when visions of your favorite foods start dancing in your head and prodding at your stomach for attention. But there are ways…

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January 2 - 8, 2011

El Charro Mexicano

Authentic homemade Mexican food is offered daily at El Charro Mexicano, thanks to owners John and Sofia Ramirez. The restaurant features an impressive assortment of favorites including Chiles Rellenos with cheese ($8.99), Chicken Mole ($10.99), Ceviche ($8.99) and Chimichanga ($9.50). Muy bueno! Located at 99-115 Aiea Heights Drive, El Charro Mexicano is open for lunch…

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