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EL CHICO

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1513 E Bert Kouns Loop, Shreveport, LA 71106
(318) 798-5777
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Shreveport, LA
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194 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service was very good, as usual. Food was bland. Nothing wrong, just not as flavorful as I have enjoyed in the past. Due to a change in kitchen personnel, perhaps. Maybe an attempt to appeal to people that can not eat or do not prefer more highly seasoned foods.

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Thank JasShreveport_LA
Jacksonville, AR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

The food was terrific and our waitress was the best! The place was totally packed with the usual Sunday church crowd yest our waitress was always there when we needed anything.

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Thank reneas34
Shreveport, LA
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161 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Enchiladas, were a little bland. Rice and beans were the standard fare. Service was better than acceptable, but nothing to get excited about. Based on previous visits, this experience did not meet expectations. Hopefully it was just an off night.

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Thank JasShreveport_LA
Shreveport, Louisiana
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74 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

"Back in the day", El Chico in Shreveport/Bossier was the place to go for Tex-Mex. I dined at every one of their locations during the 80s and 90s and always had a good experience. After recently returning to the Shreveport area, I was sad to see that most locations had closed their doors. We decided to give the Bert Kouns... More 

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Shreveport, LA
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161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

Service was very good, and the food wasn't bad, either. Actually, the food was good, not outstanding; your average chain Tex-Mex. Nothing wrong with that, but it was the service that made the experience so enjoyable.

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Thank JasShreveport_LA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

Great food and great service. Usually get the make your self burrito, but tonight I got the Rodeo Combo. Which was very good. A lot of food. And double margaritas didn't hurt in the least.

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Thank Ganmama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

El Chico is one of my go-to lunch places. They have great service (Rodney is the BEST) and they are always fast. the food is always hot and delicious.

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Thank Courtross111
Shreveport, LA
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161 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

The bar area has been expanded as has the bar itself, and a new patio area is available for dining al fresco. Enjoyed good food, the enchilada plate, and very good service. Based on this experience, I need to stop in more often.

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Thank JasShreveport_LA
Mesa, Arizona, United States
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69 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015 via mobile

Amber was a wonderful server and made sure I was taken care of. The chips and salsa were good...tasted homemade. Got the table side guacamole...mmmmm. Not as good as mine, but better than most. Had a salad, chicken was too salty. I'd go back, but chose to do something else tonight.

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Thank Maria F
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015 via mobile

The service was quite good. The food was just normal tex mex. I had beef fajitas, my daughters had the enchiladas with fajita meat and carnitas tacos. They were tasty but again just ordinary. Reasonably priced

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Thank Carolynhc

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1513 E Bert Kouns Loop, Shreveport, LA 71106
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Shreveport
  • Phone Number: (318) 798-5777

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