We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

El Valle Mexican Restaurant

305 W John St, Matthews, NC 28105-5356
+1 704-845-1417
Website
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (8 reviews)
“burrito” (4 reviews)
“guacamole” (3 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours
CUISINES
Mexican
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
305 W John St, Matthews, NC 28105-5356
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (48)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 48 reviews

Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

One of the most authentic Mexican meals in this quaint little town of Matthews just southwest of Charlotte NC. Outside doesn’t look like much, but inside Wow! Great atmosphere, friendly staff, and tasty food. Started with the Burrito Jalisco, moist beef wrapped in tortilla served...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Karlsnana
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

While visiting with my son who lives in Mathews, he took me to El Valle for lunch. We were greeted at the door and escorted to our table. A young lady named Marcela took very good care of us. Some warm chips and tasty salsa...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank vipirdriver
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is one of the worst in Matthews. Dirty tables, terrible service and awful food! The staff was slow and rude.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank tmunn111
Reviewed 17 May 2018

We decided on El Valle in Matthews for dinner the other night. It wasn't very busy when we got there, but as we waited on our food more and more people began coming in. We’ve been coming here for years now and the sanitation grade...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank terrec
Reviewed 21 December 2017

This is one of our ‘go to places’ for a reliably good lunch that is served quickly in a great atmosphere (the exterior doesn’t do it justice). The servers are friendly and very efficient and the prices are very reasonable. We enjoy the food and...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Shirley B
Reviewed 7 December 2017

I love Mexican food and I have driven by El Valle many times. As busy as the restaurant usually is, I expected the food to be good. I was wrong. I'll start with the good points: the restaurant is very clean with a nice decor....More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank JCAMHNC
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Very good Mexican food. I like that they serve the salsa for chips in a little container and give everyone their own little dish. No pressure if you're a double dipper! Our waiter (NOE?) was a riot and very helpful and responsive. My dish was...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank JohnandJaneS
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

This place usually does not disappoint, though occasionally the service will be slow. Free chips and salsa are good, lots of menu choices for every palatte and easy on the pocket.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank harphaulingdad
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Best little hole in the wall Mexican in Charlotte. Always great service. Good drink specials as well.

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank ChrisLowe2014
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Enchiladas are really good and the service is usually fast. The salsa could use some extra flavor, but you can always ask for the extra spicy to add flavor to the regular salsa. Beef enchiladas are my favorite. They have the typical variety of lunch...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank Kellie H
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 12 hotels in Matthews
Sleep Inn Matthews - Charlotte
110 reviews
1.23 miles away
Hampton Inn Charlotte / Matthews
553 reviews
1.34 miles away
Comfort Inn Matthews-Charlotte
613 reviews
1.44 miles away
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Matthews East
209 reviews
1.46 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Moe's Original Bar B Que
91 reviews
.28 miles away
Royal Cafe & Creperie
59 reviews
.35 miles away
Kristophers Sports Bar Grille
119 reviews
.30 miles away
Thai Taste
92 reviews
.37 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Four Mile Creek Greenway
48 reviews
1.31 miles away
Elevation Church
34 reviews
1.64 miles away
Squirrel Lake Park
11 reviews
1.20 miles away
Matthews Heritage Museum
7 reviews
.29 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from El Valle Mexican Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:00
Monday
10:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 23:00
Thursday
10:00 - 23:00
Friday
10:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 305 W John St, Matthews, NC 28105-5356
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Matthews
  • Phone Number: +1 704-845-1417
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing