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El Chico Mexican Food Restaurant

JBR - GM10, The Walk, Al Sufouh Road | Jumeirah Beach Residence, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971-4-423-3828
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Ranked #656 of 5,684 Restaurants in Dubai
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Mexican
Neighborhood:
The Marina
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

My wife and I were strolling on JBR Beach Walk. And lo and behold... authentic mexican on the desert beached of Dubai. (If you have ever eating authentic mexican ala mamasita and hombre with a sombrero - usa-mexico border) you can spot a fake pretty fast. So catchy sign, and outdoors seating with people eating mexican.. WE WERE IN. Wonderful... More 

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Rojales, Spain
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

there is not much choice for gluten-free meals in Dubai i found. but i went to El Chico and asked if they had an option and it was a yes. not much of an option but they had an option :) i was able to have steak with boiled potatoes and veg because most of the options have a sauce... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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80 reviews 80 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

JBR is a great place by itself to walk down. El Chico happened to catch our eyes and we dropped in for a quick meal before a late night movie at Reel. Very good place - good chips, good Burrito, very good iced teas :)

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Houston
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Chips and Salsa was just like Texas!!! The combo Fajitas were not over cooked and the vegetables were nice. Excellent guacamole!! Now, if only they were connected to a hotel so I could have had a margarita!!

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246 reviews 246 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
172 helpful votes 172 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Wish I got the server's name he was very quick with order and provided excellent service. The food was great and took me down the memory lane of eating at El Chico in the States many years ago.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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55 reviews 55 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

one of the best Mexican joints in JBR and Marina... Very nicely decorated, nice courteous staff and definitely great food!!! Have gone there on a regular basis and definitely recommend it!

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Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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74 reviews 74 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

nice sitting outside in jbr however the salad was not fresh ( especially the tomato ) also the avocado and the grilled chicken sandwich lacks creativity and innovation ( just grilled with mayonnaise ) , but the service was ok

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Seaford
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Enjoyed a solo dinner here, very fast service (would have been too fast in company, but fine dining solo). Excellent range and quality of Mexican food, had a great frozen Margarita (a dry venue) and all in all for a quick bite with friends I couldn't fault. Friendly service, ate outside, would return!

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Friendly staff (if a little pushy to take the order) and quick service. All food was delicious and a good portion size. The outdoor seating had excellent views of JBR but indoors was too cold and had greasy kitchen aroma.

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This is a treat for those who love Mexican food including chillies. We have had a dinner as a couple. The service is perfect, the food excellent. We can recommend the guacamole prepared in front of you as well as the many enchilladas on offer. One of the high points of the Walk.

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Additional Information about El Chico Mexican Food Restaurant

Address: JBR - GM10, The Walk, Al Sufouh Road | Jumeirah Beach Residence, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Phone Number: +971-4-423-3828
Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisine: Mexican

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