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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

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Visitor rating
  • 24
    Excellent
  • 6
    Very good
  • 6
    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
Awesome food

Awesome food and service is great. The fajitas are so good, tender and juicy. And the quesadilla were off the chain when i took a bite the cheese just melted in my mouth.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
tanya2531
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Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

Awesome food and service is great. The fajitas are so good, tender and juicy. And the quesadilla were off the chain when i took a bite the cheese just melted in my mouth.

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Waco, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Went by el Chico the other day and the food was great I would recommend el Chico to all my friends and family..!!!

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Waco, Texas
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

El Chico in Waco on the Circle is awesome! We have always had the best food and service! We're loving all of the new menu items! The staff is the best -- Drew, Brian, Whitney and all the rest!

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Houston, Texas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Food came out quickly and service was good too. Decoration inside is much better than what you would expect by looking at the place from outside. Friendly staff and accommodating with our kids. I recommend this place if you want good typical TexMex food.

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Signal Mountain, Tennessee, USA
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56 reviews 56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Stopped here while traveling from Dallas to Austin. Rated pretty highly on Tripadvisor so we gave it a shot. Nothing fancy, but no complaints either. Margaritas were good. Salsa was OK. Service was good.

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Eddy, Texas
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122 reviews 122 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
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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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: Special occasions, Large groups
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?