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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 #584 of 5,590 Restaurants in Dubai
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Went to eat today for a late lunch, food was over priced, bland and had no wow factor. Staff are amazing and friendly and overall experience was ok but food was a total let down! First and last visit!

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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36 reviews 36 reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We have had 2 good meals at El Chico on JBR. However, we would not go back if we didn't have vouchers. The meals are just a little too expensive to justify getting a little better than average mexican food. Good environment to watch cars going by on JBR but would suggest bringing a entertainer voucher.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Went to the one next to JBR, had real good food. Great service- very hospitable. Real cozy atmosphere. At the moment, lot of construction work going on in the vicinity so it may be slightly difficult to spot it...Strongly recommend it- esp the Fajita Nachos!

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Dubai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

As a Mexican, I could say this is the best Mexican food I have tried while in Dubai. Try revolutionary brisket tacos, delicious. Good price

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I am a fan of Mexican food and make it at home often. The food here is very good. I´ve not found another place in Dubai as good. South of the Border was OK, but they have gone out of business. El Chico is better. Unfortunately, construction has forced restaurant to temporarily close, but they deliver take out, as I... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Although, the location, atmosphere and staff were pleasant, the food was most definately not! We eat spicy food more or less every day so looked forward to a Mexican banquet, but were instead served bland and tasteless prison food. Having not been served anything much better than being barely edible, we wrote the experience off as a failure and went... More

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Had a terrific meal in El Chico. On arrival was given complimentary nachos and salsa which were very tasty. The food was outstanding quality and great value for money. The service was excellent with friendly and helpful staff. Will definitely be returning when visiting Dubai in the future.

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

The location is definitely good. Opposite the new Beach Mall and center of JBR walk. Food and service is ok.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

El Chico is centrally located on the Walk (JBR) and very popular. With both indoor and outdoor seating, this place is buzzing with people and atmosphere. The food is delightful and filling. Anyone who enjoys good Mexican food will have a really good meal at fantastic value. Plenty of choices and an array of vegetarian and meat dishes. They also... More

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Visited with my wife during a stopover on our way to Mauritius. Situated on “The Walk” nearby our hotel the Sofitel. Visited for an evening meal and we started with a sharing platter before having a salmon and fajitas. Be warned the servings are large and very tasty. Due to being located on the walk there is no alcohol served,... More

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