Corona del Mar

El Cholo


All of the El Cholo Restaurants feature authentic and traditional Mexican dishes, many of which have come from family recipes dating back to 1923. Our distinctive menu offers classics such as our famous green corn tamales, enchiladas, and sizzling fajitas.


  • Casual Dining
  • Catering
  • Full Bar
  • Group Dining
  • Has TV
  • Kid Friendly
  • Take Out
Yelp Based on 441 Reviews Yelp

For New Year's Eve, I treated myself to lunch at El Cholo. It's right on PCH, just a short stroll from the "Big Corona" and "Little Corona" beaches (and for... More

So, this was our first visit since they moved from Jeffrey and Culver in Irvine: that was over five years ago, and upon return, I ask myself, WTF took us so... More

The staff was excellent! Their margaritas don't disappoint & the history is so interesting! I totally enjoyed my visit!! More