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El Chico Restaurant

4310 Buffalo Gap Rd, Abilene, TX 79606
325 695 2875
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014 via mobile

This isn't the best Mexican food that I've ever had, but it was yummy. It was also good value and plentiful.

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Abilene, Texas
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Several of us stopped in here to eat because my brother and his wife kept recommending it as a great Mexican food place. They are right! It's a nice, clean restaurant with wonderful atmosphere and staff. The food was so amazing and reasonably priced. Someone really needed to literally roll me out of there as I could not leave any... More 

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Abilene, TX
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233 reviews 233 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

It was not busy when I arrived and they appeared to be fully staffed, just taking their time. Nobody else in my seating area, maybe ten customers in the whole restaurant, yet my waitress kept walking past saying, "I'll be right with you." Finally took my order. Food was fair - chimi had no sauce on it and nothing inside... More 

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Odessa, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We had lunch in El Chico and it was very good. The service was good as there 6 of us there! The food was wonderful. I would highly recommend it.

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San Antonio, Texas
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113 reviews 113 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Being from San Antonio, we didn't expect great Mexican Food in Abilene, but thought we would try El Chico's. My wife had a grilled chicken salad and I had the beef enchiladas. My wife's salad was large with lots of chicken, but my enchiladas were kind of dry with not much cheese. I didn't care for the seasoning in the... More 

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Austin, Texas
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143 reviews 143 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Wasn't expecting such good food and service in a mall, but there it was. I ordered a chicken dish which came with fresh grilled vegetables (not the usual soggy squash) which included green beans, mushrooms, onions, carrots...

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2 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013 via mobile

We are visiting from Florida and wanted to find a great Mexican restaurant. We found it. Chimichanga, taco salad, tea and apple pie were fantastic. Staff pleasant and efficient.

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

We were seated by the hostess and it took more than ten minutes for a server to acknowledge us and that's after I got her attention. Servers had walked right by us no less than six times and the guy who ended up being our server actually waited on the table right next to us and refilled their drinks. The... More 

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Abilene, Texas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

Service was Excellent! Very friendly staff! Food was delicious! Got the sour cream chicken enchiladas and they were seasoned to perfection! Cesar the General Manager came by our table to say hello and see how we were doing! Great dining experience!

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Sweetwater, Texas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

I have been to this restaurant twice. During my first visit Marco was my waiter. He was so helpful and suggested the Top Shelf Chicken Flauta Casadia. Because that experience was so pleasant I went there again to order the same thing. I'm sad to say, both visits proved the hostess needs more training. However, once again the wait staff... More 

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Additional Information about El Chico Restaurant

Address: 4310 Buffalo Gap Rd, Abilene, TX 79606
Phone Number: 325 695 2875
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Abilene
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 6:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: Southwestern, Mexican

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