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El Cheapo Extraordinaire

30 long-filler handmades, 30 bucks. Insane!

Get past the dubious brands names (Just Pleasure?) and you're left with 30 premium, long-filler blends handcrafted in one of the Dominican's largest factories. A nice assortment of wrappers and a buck-apiece-price seals the deal.

The El Cheapo Extraordinaire includes:
5 - Light Me Up Maduro Robusto (5" x 50)
5 - Payday Maduro Robusto (5" x 50)
5 - P.O.P Habano Robusto (5" x 50)
5 - The Money Maker Habano Robusto (5" x 50)
5 - Art 56 Connecticut Robusto (5" x 50)
5 - Just Pleasure Robusto (5" x 50)

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Pack In Stock MSRP Price Qty Cart
30 Cigars In Stock $101.00
save $63.5063% off
$37.50
Overall Rating 3.65 out of 5 Based on 88 Ratings

Customer Reviews of “El Cheapo Extraordinaire”

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5 Star
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5 out of 5
El Cheapo Review
Despite about 3 oddly burning cigars, I was impressed with these 6 varieties. There were a couple that I would actually ask to buy, if they were sold individually. Nice job, Cigars International comes through again!
4 out of 5
Hawaii golfer
Great smoke for the price
4 out of 5
El Cheapo Extraordinaire
Not a bad assortment of cigars, ranging from mild to medium so far.
3 out of 5
cigar review
average cigars
5 out of 5
Amazing bang for your buck
The names are really terrible on these cigars. When your buddies ask what you’re smoking you won’t proudly announce that you’re smoking a “payday”. But once they smoke one and find out how much you paid? They’ll be ordering this pack the next time they hit the web. For this price I can smoke 4+ a week and still afford to smash some black label at the same time.
4 out of 5
Good value and taste
Good value and taste
5 out of 5
Nice cigars
All the cigars in the bundle are very good.
4 out of 5
Ok
A bit dry but ok for a daily smoke
4 out of 5
El Cheepo
Bought this 30 pack bundle just for the heck of it. I've never heard of El Artista before, but these smokes were impressive considering a buck a pop! Not a pricey premium but terrific in the garage or just wanting a quick smoke .
4 out of 5
Ok buy for the $
They are a little dry, keep in your humidor for a month and they get better.
5 out of 5
Excellent
Excellent
4 out of 5
Good, everyday smoke
Good, everyday smoke
5 out of 5
Great bargain. Very good cigars
Great bargain. Very good cigars for the money,
3 out of 5
Some of them don't burn
Some of them don't burn good.
5 out of 5
Great variety!
Good amount of each cigar. Better quality than local shop and cheaper cost wise still.
4 out of 5
El Cheapo Taste
The majority were good but a few were not to my liking.
5 out of 5
Seriously great collection
Great price
3 out of 5
El cheapos
They were'nt overpriced.
3 out of 5
Some are better than others.
Some are better than others. Some burn runny...run down one side & hard to keep lit.
3 out of 5
El Cheapos
I can't complain, ya get what ya pay for,...and these are a great deal. I smoke these when I have a break during the day, for a quick smoke,... That way I can save "The Good Stuff",... for when I have the time to kick back in the evenings, and enjoy a nice, long smoke, of a Quality Cigar.
4 out of 5
Great cigars
The price is really good on the cigars, and the sample pack was a great selection of flavors.
5 out of 5
A Good Bargain
Really enjoyed these cigars - a good deal!
1 out of 5
Just Ok...
You get what you pay for. I found all these cigars lacked flavor. They just burned and provided smoke. I do not recommend them for purchase.
1 out of 5
Harsh. Not a good buy.
Way to harsh and hot. Looking for a cheapo but this was not a good buy.
3 out of 5
too many with a loose
too many with a loose wrap. especially at the tip after you cut them
2 out of 5
VERY DRY
They were very dry on arrival, the outer wrapper peeled from nearly every one!
2 out of 5
no flavor
no flavor
2 out of 5
El cheapo review
They were very dry and flaked apart when open and lit. But I brought another brand and we’re excellent.
4 out of 5
MUCH better than the Po' Boy II
These are actual, long filler cigars that aren't half bad. If you are looking for award winning cigars these are not them but for everyday smokes or knock around the yard smokes they are mostly decent. I had a couple where the wrapper fell apart, a couple that were rolled so tight they had no draw but the rest were all pretty good. I even found a handful in here that were better than expected - a real treat when you are paying roughly a dollar apiece. I will definitely buy this one again and definitely not the Po' Boy II.
1 out of 5
Really lousy
You get what you pay for!
3 out of 5
Good yard mowing and fishing
Good yard mowing and fishing smoke..
4 out of 5
Good cigars for the money
Good cigars for the money
3 out of 5
El Cheapo
Huge variation in quality from one to another. Unevan burn in most.
4 out of 5
ok
some rolled too tight
4 out of 5
Good bye but could not
Good bye but could not get the ones I wanted
1 out of 5
Stick with what you know is good.
I usually get the Churchills Po'boy sampler but I thought I'd try something new. These are a disappointment. Dry, hard to draw, and not a good cigar. I'll go back to my old standard.
3 out of 5
Everyday sticks
Theses are great for mowing the lawn or turning wrenches.
1 out of 5
Poor quality
Poor quality batvh and never got tin sign promi
3 out of 5
Good for the money.
Some were better to be expected, while others were definitely worse than expected.
5 out of 5
Excellent
Excellent
4 out of 5
A great bundle
Overall this is a great bundle. Decent flavor and for the most part a nice smooth smoke. The last bundle I had a couple that had a really tough draw, but will still buy again.
4 out of 5
They r ok!
They r ok!
4 out of 5
Not bad
When you consider the price, these are some good cigars!
1 out of 5
Bitter, poor smoke
Flavors on several are bitter, and some are a hard draw. Not all same kind. Hard pass next time.
4 out of 5
Not half as bad as you think for the price...
Hey, Hey, these cigars are no Padron or Arturo Fuente, which I would smoke every day if I could afford it. But they seemed just a good as some other, moderately priced name brands. For the most part, the construction was okay. I had a lot of fun with this bundle. And these cigars are not half as bad as reviewed...and the goofy names are just hilarious. I smoke a lot of cigars, at least 2 a day. And I would buy again.
2 out of 5
Cheap
Cheap on the cheap. What can one expect? You get what you pay for, nothing more nothing less.
4 out of 5
New smoker
Some where good some where bad and really bad
3 out of 5
You Get What You Pay For
You get what you pay for. Good for handing out to cigar mooching friends who have no appreciation for a good cigar.
2 out of 5
Good for beginners
Good for beginners on a budget, or to have on hand for cigar mooches. Otherwise, if you like good cigars, don't bother with this one.
5 out of 5
Really decent for the price
5 star because of price. Don’t feel too bad if I don’t finish it. Better than expected taste and quality.
4 out of 5
Shot in the dark.
Shot in the dark and it worked out. My usual smokes were out of stock until Christmas so I just ordered several different little packages sort of on a curiosity trip. These are as good as some more expensive cigars I have tried. They are certainly not all the same but overall, a real good deal. I would do it again.
5 out of 5
El cheapo
Most of the sticks I tried have been okay I’ve had problems with a few with a cracked foot but burned past that but have had one that just kept cracking to the point it was not smokable but overall great value
5 out of 5
Good Smoke
For the price you can't beat the deal. Will purchase again for sure.
3 out of 5
El Cheapo
Not a bad smoke for the price
2 out of 5
You get what you pay for
It was worth a try. When money is tight you try new things. They “light.” They “smoke”… sort of. Won’t do it again. Not CI’s fault. I will just buy better.
5 out of 5
Great group of cigars
Great group of cigars
5 out of 5
El Cheapo
Better than expected, great price and good mix
5 out of 5
Keep on hand for moochers
Look, I am not saying these are name brand, but they all burn nice and have decent flavor. This is the second time I have bought the bundle, and I am happy. You get an assortment, which is nice, mild to medium. And finally, I would much rather give one of these to a moocher than one of my Gurkha's or Victor Sinclair, if you know what I mean.
4 out of 5
Good Buy tastyhi
A good deal for every day smoking like all five brands would like to try more El cheapos
5 out of 5
Excellent
Great options and a huge variety or choices.
5 out of 5
very nice
good stuff - thanks!
5 out of 5
Prices
CI has the best prices and it allows me to try many different brands
5 out of 5
El Cheapo Extraordinaire
Great cigar package!
5 out of 5
Just amazing
Very happy. Everything came in great. Took a bit to get there but I loved it once I came
2 out of 5
Bad Idea
They fell apart when cut and while smoking. I knew they would be different but was very disappointed.
5 out of 5
El cheapo champ
Always pleased with ci quality for the buck tried many others none compares!!! Thx
5 out of 5
Good cigars
I like the sampler packs good variety for beginner smokers
2 out of 5
The price was right
You get what you pay for.
4 out of 5
I will order again
Great smokes for cheap. my second order was as good as my first one. Yeah some did burn funny but still a great value for the price.
3 out of 5
A must try for smokers on a budget.
These turned out to be some really great tasting smokes after a nice humi-nap to restore some moisture. The maduros were especially sweet.
5 out of 5
Not bad
Good deal if your working in yard. I hate dropping a 90s rated cigar when mowing the lawn
5 out of 5
excellent
excellent service fast shipping
5 out of 5
El Cheapo Extrsordinair,were a great buy-.
The boys loved them and would gather on the porch to smoke them. El Cheapo's were a great Christmas gift. I hope you have them all year long. Thanks for a good time with my boys.
3 out of 5
not my foverite
There Ok don't really care for the taste of most of them
3 out of 5
Decent cigars for the price
I got some of these to fill up a humidor as a gift and they are a decent cigar for a very reasonable price
5 out of 5
My Recent Purchase
I am enjoying the cigars I bought and they are better than I thought they were going to be. HAPPY HOLIDAYS WITH CIGARS INTERNATIONAL!!
4 out of 5
i like them
by the quality of the cigar i give them 3 star but, is a money saver so i give 4, not a bad cigar but some of them left a bad taste in my mouth when i finish my smoke. Good burn, no need to relight till the end, good construction, just one of them fall apart but i blame my very old cutter. will buy them again for refill coolidor :)
3 out of 5
No bits
Still trying to learn how to didgeridoo cigars (keep it in my mouth yet alternate between smoking and breathing) and these are cheap practice... Good first thing in the morning cigars when you are still incoherent anyway... Trying the Po' Boy Sampler next... these bridged the gap between checks acceptably.
4 out of 5
First Order
It was my first order and I am very satisfied
3 out of 5
Cheapo!!!!!
Exactly what you get. 30 cheap cigars, some are dry and crack as you smoke them,others just don't stay lit. If asked to order them again, I think not!!!
3 out of 5
Break stick.
Weird little sticks. Good for a short break. Nothing fancy.
1 out of 5
Cheap is right. Avoid
Avoid. Most of these are filled with little bits and pieces. Every time you take a puff, you get a mouth full of pieces.
5 out of 5
This was a fun sampler package
I bought this sampler to hand out during a room pub crawl at the event "Mod Palm Springs". These are decent, enjoyable cigars and everyone was thrilled to have a free cigar on the house. Best yet, this package didn't break the bank.
4 out of 5
El Cheapo Extraordinaire Robusto
Some were good some a little less but for a plain smoke a good price
1 out of 5
Remember Your First Premium Cigar?
Do you remember the first time you enjoyed a premium cigar? This is NOT that experience. However, if you wish to relive that first truly exquisite experience then get a bundle of these, smoke a couple if you can, wait a day and then smoke one of your favorites. I promise that you will feel much better about buying premium cigars. Now I was not not expecting much from dollar cigars and I can honestly say my expectations were not exceeded. There is so much difference between these. One will be rolled so tight that it feels like a stick and the next will feel like a rolled towel between your fingers. Try them if you are looking for a cigar that you will not mind leaving in an ash tray 1/2 smoked, but I would suggest CI's knock offs first. Except for these, I have enjoyed everything I have purchased from Cigars Int'l.
5 out of 5
Do yourself a favor and give it a try
It surprised the heck outta me. These smokes really exceeded my expectations. I will order them again and again.
4 out of 5
No issues smoke
These cigars are a smooth even smoke that take up your whole day.
3 out of 5
Good sticks
For the price they were quite good!