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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 - 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

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  • 7
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  • 7
    Very good
  • 1
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  • 2
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  • 3
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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
Last El Chico in Shreveport

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
JasShreveport_LA
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Shreveport, LA
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Shreveport, LA
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96 reviews
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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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Shreveport, Louisiana
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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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Mansfield, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 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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Shreveport, Louisiana
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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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Shreveport, Louisiana
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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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Shreveport, Louisiana
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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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Shreveport, Louisiana
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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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Shreveport, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

This is one of my favorite restaurants. The food is great - especially the chips, hot salsa and relish. It really is good Tex-Mex food. My family started going to El Chico almost 50 years ago when there was only one restaurant. It has been a stable in our family for birthdays, any type of get together. You seldom get... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012 via mobile

Nice looking restaurant in a good location with good chips and salsa. That's where the good stuff ends. The food quality and taste reminds me of a Mexican tv dinner. The taste and look of the food is unappetizing. Honestly, I've had better tex-mex from the drive through. The service when my family and I were there was slow and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

I particularly like the chips and salsa, which are complimentary. The beer is always cold and served in a frosted mug. The fajitas, enchiladas, and chile reejenos are excellent.

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Additional Information about EL CHICO

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

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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?