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El Chicano Restaurant

6 Earl Avenue, Lafayette, IN 47904
765-448-4206
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Ranked #123 of 200 restaurants in Lafayette
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- May 24, 2012
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English first
Lafayette, Indiana
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2012

El Chicano is or should I say was one of the mexican restaurants I liked to dine at until today. I went in for lunch, place was empty, restaurant owner was sitting and greeted us. He actually waitied on us. when placing my order i had asked for a coke to drink and when he brought the drink over he... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2011 via mobile

I was once went there to eat a vegetarian burrito. Out had nothing but can vegetables reaped on a flour tortilla. I told the person who charged me about how the waitress had explained to me what it was suppose to have and how I was upleased with it. She was notice enough to not charge me full price. However,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2011

The restaurant has actually moved from the Underwood location to 6 Earl Ave. in Lafayette in the farthest south stall of the strip mall. This move was definitely a great idea as the new location is decorated much better and more homey. Another plus to the move is they now have a full liquor license, allowing for Margaritas I have... More

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Lafayette, IN
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2009

I was born and raised in Houston, TX and was excited by several of the reviewers that raved about the freshness and authenticity for El Chicano, but this was a bit of a disappointment. When my wife and I first arrived there was no host or hostess and we didn't see any servers standing around, so we simply sat ourselves... More

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Laramie, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2009

I'm from Honduras, and this is the first place I've been where I feel at home. This is not a "fancy" restaurant with "fake" Mexican food.... its food is as authentic as its owners. It's a family owned business where all of them are involved and prepare the best Mexican food in town. They serve fast, affordable and most importantly... More

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Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2007

Being from Texas, I am very particular about my Mexican food and how fresh and real it is. El Chicano's food is fresh and you won't find hard, stale chips. The enchiladas are great, the salsa's HOT!, and I love their Micheladas. The only thing lacking is the atmosphere, but I talked to the owner and he's doing something about... More

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