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El Chico Mexican Restaurant

2111 S Valley Mills Dr, Waco, TX 76706-3379
254-662-2750
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Fort Worth, Texas
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59 reviews 59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 NEW

Part of a regional chain. Very dependable Mexican food. Lots of choices on their menu. A very convenient and easy accessible location, right off the Interstate at the Valley Mills exit on the Traffic Circle. The service can be good and sometimes not so good. Juts hope they are busy, because that's when the service is good. It's when they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014 via mobile

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 via mobile

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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Woodway, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 via mobile

Great service and food! Amazing experience!! Our server was johnny on the spot and the fajitas came out hot and sizzling just the way I like it. Best TeX mex in Waco by far!

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Waco, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Came in for a quick lunch before heading out of town!!! Service was fast and friendly, food came out fast and hot...Everything was great!!! I will certainly be recommending El Chico to all of my family and friends!!! Kudos to the awesome wait-staff and management for building a great atmosphere!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Eating out at El Chico was very pleasurable. I love the food and was highly satisfied with the service. I advice anyone who is thinking of eating here.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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108 reviews 108 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Chips, salsa, and queso was probably the better than the enchiladas I had. The red sauce was salty and tasted burnt. Maybe that's how the sauce is supposed to be but it's the typical chain restaurant in this area.

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Austin, Texas
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27 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

The service is good but the booths are dirty. The food is not good at all, in fact it is terrible. The food feels like they opened up a frozen patio dinner and put it on a plate for you!! I think patio dinners are better actually. Don't waste your time or money at this place.

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Additional Information about El Chico Mexican Restaurant

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