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Chico's Mexican Restaurant

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731 S US Highway 17, San Mateo, FL 32187-2317
+1 386-329-8000
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Pomona Park, Florida
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed March 19, 2017

We decided to try Chico's after trying other Mexican restaurants in the area. We had heard good things about it and we felt we should check it out. While there were aspects of Chico's that we did like, other parts were seriously questionable. My wife ordered a chicken enchilada from the ala carte menu, while I decided on the Classic... More 

Thank Arnie R
Crescent City, Florida
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed February 15, 2017

Old place but clean and doesn't matter. Friendly service. No reservations needed. Have eaten Theresa few times and loved it. Took some home to family and they loved it too. (Not a hotel.).

Thank sandra c
Pomona Park, Florida
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178 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed February 10, 2017

This is a small, unassuming little place that has practically been shut off by all the road construction on Highway 17. They were closed for four months but are open again and the food is excellent. Not much ambiance but worth fighting your way thru the construction. Just had lunch there, chicken chimichanga was great covered in guacamole and sour... More 

Thank Carole M
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33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

It's a secret local favorite. This is literally the best Tex Mex food I've ever had in my life. The FOOD, not the outside appearance is what makes this place AMAZING.

Thank Jeffrey A
Orange Park, Florida
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed October 17, 2016

This place had the best salsa of anywhere we have ever eaten. Great fajitas and even a all you can eat lunch taco bar which my son enjoyed. Well return when in the area, very good.

Thank Scott P
Welaka, Florida
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed April 27, 2016

Not much to look at ,but very good Mexican food with a friendly staff. Beer and wine only. Ate there for dinner.

Thank rjdorrance
Belleville, Michigan
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115 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed December 31, 2015

This is a small, unattractive looking place, but don't drive by. There were so many cars in the parking lot, we had to stop. The food is very good and the drinks are big. We had cheese, chicken, and ground beef enchiladas, with beans and rice. All were very good. The warm chips and salsa are tasty too.

Thank Sher C
Montpelier, Indiana
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed October 15, 2015

I have visited Chico`s twice and the food and service has been outstanding. They are widening the road in front and I am not sure there will be room for the restaurant left. I hope they can work it out or move to a larger location. Cervezas please!

Thank Martin I
Welaka, Florida
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed September 30, 2015

I don't really care for mexican food and usually only eat the fajitas or hamburger. I know several people who tell me all their mexican food is good. I love the fajitas and cheeseburgers. Place needs a good cleaning and paint job, but the food is good.

Thank 969vickis
San Mateo, Florida
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed July 26, 2015

The place is a small hole in the wall, nothing even close to fancy. The food is what everyone comes for. The sauces, chips etc are made there and the dishes are freshly done. Very good

Thank Debbie L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 731 S US Highway 17, San Mateo, FL 32187-2317
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: +1 386-329-8000

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?