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A Ave, Douglas, AZ
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Mon 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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218 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2017

This is authentic. Authentic Mexican style food, service, and ambiance. We will definitely return to this excellent restaurant.

Thank cwt2015
Conifer, Colorado, United States
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016 via mobile

Dropped on for a meal my first day on town on a business trip. Nice people, prompt service, and really good food.

2 Thank Dianna M
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

Hungry for thin, hot tortillas... got em! Want chorizo... no problem! Huevos Rancheros... good lord yes! We were visiting family in Douglas for a week and went back to Chef 3 days in a row. Seriously, this is some impressive, authentic Mexican food for the whole family and the service is fast and friendly. Just go already!

1 Thank Beth F
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84 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

Our RV group, visiting Douglas for the Cochise County Fair, decided to go into town for a meal. Our wagon master found El Chef and made our reservation for 18 people ahead of time. I was very impressed with this little mom & pop restaurant's ability to serve such a large group with such efficiency. One server handled the whole... More 

1 Thank P7993AUdavidd
Douglas, Arizona
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

I almost tried everything on the menú and they serve good mexican-americans like food.family friendly. close too early

1 Thank VICTOR M G
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

Delicious food. Wait staff very friendly. Prices very reasonable. Very family oriented. My caldo was the best I had ever had. We each ordered something different and we were not disappointed.

1 Thank police1
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 9, 2016 via mobile

Stop the car and go in for a Bobbys burrito. Excellent. No beer served but great service and food. Really flavorful and good price.

1 Thank Badfish11
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 26, 2016 via mobile

Nice quiet atmosphere with unique mexican decor. Gabe, our waitress, provided quick, friendly service. Our food was prepared fresh with real ingredients and look presentable. The food was NOT sitting in a warmer. Bathroom was clean. All the other costumers were local.

1 Thank Amy C
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68 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2016

I'd recommend trying this mexican food restaurant. The service was good and the food pretty good as well. I don't really know what else to say except we'd eat here again next time in town.

1 Thank dmjenkins
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2016 via mobile

We ate breakfast at Le Chef on the advice of a local and it was really, really good! Reasonably priced, totally delicious, authentic Mexican food in a charming atmosphere. The service was very friendly and extremely fast. I had an eggs, potatoes and vegetable dish, served with tortillas and beans. My buddy had chorizo and eggs. SO yummy. We would... More 

1 Thank MasseyTrav

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: A Ave, Douglas, AZ
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Douglas

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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?