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El Cholo Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.elcholo.com
  • Email: anaheimhills@elcholo.com
  • Phone: (714) 769-6269
  • Hours of Operation: Brunch

    Sunday & Saturday: 11:00am - 2:00pm

    Lunch & Dinner

    Sunday - Thursday: 11:00am - 9:00pm
    Friday & Saturday: 11:00am - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Mexican / Southwestern
  • Executive Chef: Felix Salcedo
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Please contact us for any of your catering needs.
  • Private Party Facilities: Please contact us for your private dining requests.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Roosevelt
  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from El Cholo
Welcome to El Cholo Anaheim Hills. We look forward to having you join us.
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Diner Reviews
  • "Having attended USC back in the early 80's I have been to the mother ship - and this one has the same lightning quick service and very tasty food - unfortunately, it has alcohol free margaritas. I'm not a big guy and don't drink that often - I had two strawberry margaritas and got a sugar high but nothing from alcohol. For $9 they really need to make sure they put alcohol in the drinks. I left the place as sober as when I walked. The food is very good- has that cantina flavor mexican that the original on Western has - and the 'ritas are very smooth - I wish I could make them that way at home- but - at home I use tequila. Maybe thats it. Anyway - if you are close by its MUCH MUCH bette than any of the other chain Mexican restaurants"
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "Was there Tuesday for lunch and kept thinking about the food. Took my husband Saturday and it was still great. A new go-to place for us."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "We had a very good meal at El Cholo in Anaheim Hills. Martin, our server, did an excellent job and was very friendly. Service was prompt and the staff was very attentive. Better than the other Mexican Food chains in the area."
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "We have been going to El Cholo's (Los Angeles and La Habra) for over 40 years! We love the restaurant so much that we don't mind the drive. But now we are so excited to have a new location only10-12 miles from our home. Our children grew up celebrating all family birthdays at El Cholo's and our daughter even won a Mother's Day Essay contest one year. We always take out-of-town visitors to our favorite restaurant.The only downside: we will be eating there a lot more often, so I guess we will have to exercise more, because the food and margaritas are AWESOME."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "The one thing that impresses me when I dine here is that their staff are quite friendly and always know the menu. It is so hard to decide which plate to order as they are delicious. One thing I have to say is that if you are looking for a quiet dining experience, this may not be a good idea we have screamer next to us. Honestly, unless you want a quiet dining, go to a 5 Star $$$$ establishment, most restaurants now days seem to be like Chuck E. Cheese; even Yard House is like this as well. Most parents don't have control over there kids. Bottomline, great impressive food. I am giving them a 5 Star because it's not their fault parent don't know how to control their kids."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "El Cholo is still just as good as it was in 1975, when I first dined there."
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "Great food. Clean nice atmosphere. Loved the chips n salsa and our waiter was the best!"
    Dined on 1/24/2014
  • "We love El Cholo. Our favorite is the #1. Food is wonderful. We usually come for lunch during the week, however, I made a reservation for a party of 7 on a Saturday night. The restaurant was busy and it took a while for our party to be seated. Surprising, service was very slow and we didn't have utensils when our food arrived. I was a bit disappointed as we had family members who were dining here for the first time. However, the food was delicious as always and this experience will not deter us from returning. I think we will stick to dining here for lunch when it is not so busy."
    Dined on 12/28/2013
  • "Our server was the best and food was very good. I would look forward to going back."
    Dined on 12/27/2013
  • "We had an enjoyable evening. Seated promptly, good service and food. Will return again"
    Dined on 12/7/2013
  • "I was unfamiliar with the El Cholo chain and decided to this new addition to the neighborhood. I was expecting your everyday, run of the mill Mexican cuisine but was delightfully surprised by El Cholo. The menu is a good mix of traditional dishes with signature touches on each item. There was a wide variety to choose from. I had a seafood dish and the crab, shrimp and lobster were very fresh, high quality. Everything brought to our table was well seasoned and presented beautifully. The atmosphere is more family friendly than romantic, however, the seating is well arranged so you can enjoy privacy instead of feeling like you've been packed in. Overall, a great experience and we will definitely be returning soon."
    Dined on 10/25/2013