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El Jefe Luchador

27 South Federal Hwy, Deerfield Beach, FL
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Ranked #11 of 184 restaurants in Deerfield Beach
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Late Night
Most recent review
- Jul 27, 2014
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Dining options: Late Night
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English first
Coconut Creek, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Party of 4 friends in the afternoon on a long communal table eating different things and everyone was really happy at this place. Food was fresh and seasoned tasty. Great spot.

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Pompano Beach, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

The staff is nice and when I ordered a specific menu item with no meat they alerted me of other products in the food that could concern me if I were a vegetarian or vegan. The menu is sorta confusing so I appreciated that. The food is great.

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Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

This place was great. Our party had a fair sampling of everything and no one walked away disappointed. Even the kids enjoyed.

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Deerfield Beach, Florida
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53 reviews 53 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Now I know why @ 10 PM on a Friday night theres nobody in the place eating, that should have been my first clue to run for the hills. My biggest issue with this place is that it was average food that was no value at that it was way over priced. What they call quesadillas two small soft shell... More

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Clermont, Florida
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227 reviews 227 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

First time in when I was in the area for business. Service was quick, great menu selections that were unique and Chef driven choices were exceptionally tasty. Had the Chicharron Taco and Fried Chicken Taco and just enough for lunch. Mexican "Street" Food is a an interesting twist on things and definitely will be back.....Hope they eventually get other locations... More

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Parkland, Florida, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Stopped here for lunch for the first time. Great funky place with DELICIOUS tacos. We tried several but hands down the Charm City Burger Taco was THE BEST!!!!!! Also had their salad which was very good too. Plenty of "stuff" in the salad besides lettuce. I'll definitely be back!

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South Florida, Florida
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43 reviews 43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

We tried this casual no frills restaurant last week and were pleasantly surprised to find good food and a nice staff at this store front Mexican. They have a surprisingly large but simple menu with all fresh ingredients. A good idea is to stop by before and pick up a menu - this way it's easier to choose your order.... More

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Cary, North Carolina, United States
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57 reviews 57 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

Simple, good Mexican food. Well worth stopping off 95 if you're passing by. Tortilla soup was very good. Carne Asada tacos tasty. Service was friendly and quick.

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NJcpltrvl
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Last week my wife & I had the pleasure of experiencing El Jefe. I did not know what to expect from the sign on the front "Mexican street food", but I was willing to find out. We ordered El Chicharron (crispy pork belly with ancho-smoked tomato, salsa suave, guacamole, cabbage slaw) and El Rey (crispy shrimp taco with mayonesa picante... More

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Delray Beach, Florida
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33 reviews 33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

We love their sister place Charm City and gave this a try and is now on my must eat list!! I had a salad with brisket,guacamole corn, rice enough for 2. Fish tacos were great, service with a smile. priced for 2 with drinks(non alcohol) under $20.00

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