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El Chico

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1751 Evans Road, Melbourne, FL 32901
3217224622
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: El Chico is a family casual dining restaurant open for lunch and dinnner 7...
El Chico is a family casual dining restaurant open for lunch and dinnner 7 days a week. We offer lunch specials, happy hour, full service bar, outside patio dining (dog friendly on patio), full service catering, take out.
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Visitor rating
  • 34
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very good texmex food.

Almost didnt go because of poor reviews but glad we went. Food was better than most local Mexican. Yes food is texmex like they all r. I had a great salad with sauted chicken, zucchini n mushrooms as well as fresh avocado slices, crisp lettuce n tasty fresh tomato wedges. Dressing provided was too... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 14, 2014
L32955
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Rockledge, Florida
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Rockledge, Florida
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014 via mobile

Almost didnt go because of poor reviews but glad we went. Food was better than most local Mexican. Yes food is texmex like they all r. I had a great salad with sauted chicken, zucchini n mushrooms as well as fresh avocado slices, crisp lettuce n tasty fresh tomato wedges. Dressing provided was too sweet for me. Could have gotten... More 

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Melbourne, Florida
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130 reviews 130 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

We had Friday night dinner recently. Here's the highlights of our recent visits: 1. Great, simple Mexican food. The Fiesta Nachos are the best nachos in the area. Mama's tacos are tasty! Try the churros for dessert. Their salsa is a great recipe. 2. Service is always very friendly and efficient. Servers are very warm. 3. Decor is nice but... More 

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Wellandport, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Service was great, atmosphere was relaxing and the cheese sauce, oh my god the cheese sauce was out of this world. They bring you nachos and ask if you want cheese sauce, it was $4.99 for a small and so so worth it. The fajitas were awesome and huge, the deep fried ice cream was the best I ever had.... More 

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Zelienople, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

Went to dinner with some guys from work. Nice place, good quality food, pleasant staff, can't go wrong here. The prices are very reasonable and the food is very tasty!

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Palm Bay, Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

I go here at least once a week, without fail and have been doing that for the last few years. I enjoy their fish tacos which are about the whole and not just the fish. Great ingredients make a good dish. I sit in the bar area and Diane knows me and what I want. I get served very quickly... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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58 reviews 58 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

Awesome atmosphere; great service, very attentive, but not obtrusively so; food is excellent and the price is a very good value. We ate here three times and loved it more each time. Great little restaurant!!

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Greenville, South Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

I had their Old World tacos and they were fantastic. The chipotle sauce is fantastic. The service was fair, but the food and ambience made up for it.

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Ashburn, VA
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85 reviews 85 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

I love Mexican food - so when my husband and I saw this place while on vacation, we decided to take a chance. It was after 7pm on a Thursday and the place wasn't overly busy....but when we arrived and there was nobody around to seat us, we should have taken it as a sign and left. Finally after a... More 

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Florida
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32 reviews 32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

Decided to try El Chico's for Mexican food last night. The food was delicious, large portions and excellent service. You get your moneys worth here. The waitress was very attentive and knowledgeable about the menu.

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145 restaurant reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013 via mobile

excellent food with a twist. tonite my friend and i went and were very impressed. i had a chimichanga made with chicken fajita meat and served in a mexican wine sauce that was very good. dessert tray was presented but we were too full. i have always found this place tobe excellent.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1751 Evans Road, Melbourne, FL 32901
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Brevard County  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: 3217224622

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 15
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Description

El Chico is a family casual dining restaurant open for lunch and dinnner 7 days a week. We offer lunch specials, happy hour, full service bar, outside patio dining (dog friendly on patio), full service catering, take out.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?