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EL CHICO

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1513 E Bert Kouns Loop, Shreveport, LA 71106
(318) 798-5777
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 7
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Typical Americanized Mexican Restaurant

Amber was a wonderful server and made sure I was taken care of. The chips and salsa were good...tasted homemade. Got the table side guacamole...mmmmm. Not as good as mine, but better than most. Had a salad, chicken was too salty. I'd go back, but chose to do something else tonight.

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 21, 2015
Maria F
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Mesa, Arizona, United States
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Mesa, Arizona, United States
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57 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015 via mobile

Amber was a wonderful server and made sure I was taken care of. The chips and salsa were good...tasted homemade. Got the table side guacamole...mmmmm. Not as good as mine, but better than most. Had a salad, chicken was too salty. I'd go back, but chose to do something else tonight.

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Thank Maria F
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015 via mobile

The service was quite good. The food was just normal tex mex. I had beef fajitas, my daughters had the enchiladas with fajita meat and carnitas tacos. They were tasty but again just ordinary. Reasonably priced

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Thank Carolynhc
Shreveport, LA
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152 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

It was Tuesday, and our server told us about the special of the day, combination fajitas for two, priced under $15. It sounded too good to pass up, and it was. We enjoyed the steak and the chicken, as well as the grilled vegetables. Portions were generous enough to take some home.

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Thank JasShreveport_LA
Shreveport, LA
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152 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Went for Tex-Mex with friends at this, the last El Chico in Shreveport. Although our server was slammed, and our group of nine, or so, didn't help, he took great care of us, and I presume all his other customers. He managed to maintain a great attitude,while practically running to take care of everything and everyone. In addition to the... More 

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Thank JasShreveport_LA
Shreveport, Louisiana
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160 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Pretty standard mexican food. The enchiladas plate was good. The fried icecream was also pretty good. Service was decent. Location was clean, but not as impressive as some of the other Mexican restaurants in the area.

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Thank f1999308
Mansfield, United States
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73 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

6 weeks ago we ate here and had no problem whatsoever. A friend and I ate lunch at this location on Friday, August 8th. It was about 12:45pm. The restaurant was not overwhelmingly busy but the staff remained unattentive. We waited and waited for drink refills, salsa refills and not to mention our food. Our waitress was not very good... More 

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Thank David-Lori-89
Shreveport, Louisiana
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Found the restaurant clean , short wait time, servers were cordial and food was prepared quickly. We enjoyed our dishes. We would go again

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Thank Keith A
Shreveport, Louisiana
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Taco Bell does a better job... El Chicos is over rated to say the least. El Chicos was the first Mexican restaurant in Shreveport. People only go there because they do not know any better.

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Thank Rindy0451
Shreveport, Louisiana
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I like el Chico I love the house dressing Chips and dip are good too I eat here at least 3 times a month

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Thank Ronald T
Shreveport, Louisiana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

We love this El Chico, each time we go the food is always great and the staff is always friendly and fast. Thumbs up!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1513 E Bert Kouns Loop, Shreveport, LA 71106
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Shreveport
  • Phone Number: (318) 798-5777

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?