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El Chico Mexican Restaurant

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2111 S Valley Mills Dr, Waco, TX 76706-3379
+1 254-662-2750
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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
Good for:
Large groups
Special occasions

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 21
    Excellent
  • 5
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Appetizer Meal

After attending a party, my husband and I stopped by El Chico for something light to eat. We enjoyed the table side Guacamole and the two taco meal, which we split. It was just enough and very enjoyable. My only complaint was the noise level in the restaurant. It would have been very difficult... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
JoyfulEddy
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Eddy, Texas
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
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Eddy, Texas
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86 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

After attending a party, my husband and I stopped by El Chico for something light to eat. We enjoyed the table side Guacamole and the two taco meal, which we split. It was just enough and very enjoyable. My only complaint was the noise level in the restaurant. It would have been very difficult to carry on a conversation in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

Best place for drinks and food, you have to meet Drew the bartender he can make you anything you want he is really nice and funny.! Brian the GM stopped by our table to say hi and was very nice and friendly so we will definitely be back tomorrow! You have to STOP BY and try it for yourself! 😀😀😀

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Im a regular here because of the service and food. I recomend the drinks and quality to everyone. You will keep coming back for more with a smile.

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Whitney T, Manager at El Chico Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

We are always glad to hear when our teams hard work has paid off by gaining another loyal customer. I will make sure I pass on your great comments to our staff. We look forward to being able to serve you again very soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

My husband and I visit El Chico at least 2 times a week. The food is awesome and the service is even better. By far, they have the Best Bartender in town. Drew serves us every time we go. AWESOME BARTENDER!!! He can make anything u want!!!Coldest beer in town!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

My girls and I had dinner at El Chico and loved it! The staff was very friendly and attentive. Our food came out in a timely manner and was hot and delicious. The restroom was also very clean. Definitely one of our favorite places to eat in Waco!

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Glen Rose, Texas
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

The old El chico is one of our favorite restaurants in Waco. We usually eat there a couple times a year.The enchiladas are always good.The fajitas are outstanding and some of the best in Texas.The restaurant is unusual and a definite landmark in Waco.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

This place is AWESOME!! The sevice is wonderful everyone is nice and friendly. The food is great tasting good size portions without outrageous prices. The place has a nice bar and patio and they serve good drinks I would definitely recommend this place to all my friends and especially anyone New in town. :-)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

My kids and I love coming to El Chico! We decided to try their new taco fries and the were a perfect appetizer! A mound of fries served on a fajita skillet topped with queso, taco meat, pico and cheese. Yummy. I also had fajitas which were piping hot and delicious. I even had enough to take home for an... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Great service and food. The brisket burrito was delicious. The service was great, friendly waitress took great care of us.

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Glen Rose, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Def worth stopping in on a visit down to Waco. Great wait staff, great food. AAAA++++ I would def recommend this as stop for dining!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2111 S Valley Mills Dr, Waco, TX 76706-3379
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waco
  • Phone Number: +1 254-662-2750

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 15
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Special occasions
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?