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El Chico

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4107 S Yale Ave, Tulsa, OK 74135-6015
(918) 665-6519
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sand Springs, Oklahoma
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not a fan of mall shopping but I will go back so I can eat at El Chico. The service was much better than I expected and the food was well prepared and promptly served. You really need to try the apple pie. Best I have ever had.

Thank Will G
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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93 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

There are so many Mexican restaurants in Tulsa, and everyone has their favorite. I had not been to El Chico in probably 30 years, when I was seduced by an advertised Groupon offer. Unable to resist a bargain, I purchased the Groupon, and my husband and I visited the Promenade Mall location for dinner on a Wednesday evening. The dining... More 

Thank Mary M
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115 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

Just some decent texmex. We all had ala carte. Tacos, cheese enchiladas, white enchiladas, chicken enchiladas. They were good. Service was just ok, they were not busy so seems that he should have been a little more attentive we had to wave him down.

Thank JG3-777
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015 via mobile

We ate here while visiting Tulsa and we were very pleased. The food was really good, great service, and nice price. I would definitely recommend this restaurant.

Thank AprilW1982
Williamsburg, IN
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59 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Located in a mall, I tried this restaurant on a recommendation. We were quickly seated since the restaurant had few customers. We ordered our drinks and Queso to accompany the complimentary chips and salsa. Unfortunately, the Queso arrived with our meal negating the purpose. Considering Mexican food is well known for its distinct flavors, this restaurant missed the mark. The... More 

Thank Marlene D
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56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015 via mobile

We visited this El Chico just for the apple pie. We were seated immediately upon arrival. It was appx 8:30 so we missed the crowd. Our waiter was very friendly and efficient. He got our drinks right away and places our order for appetizers. Our food came out quickly and was fresh and hot. The restaurant appearance was clean and... More 

Thank Tnot
Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
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53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The El Chico chain in Tulsa is not bad. Not great, mind you, but not bad. That said, the El Chico at Promenade Mall is disgusting. The smell when you walk through the door is not good! The restroom was unbelievably dirty - not a good sign. The staff is mostly interested in talking to one another. We had the... More 

Thank Christina C
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Everything. I love El Chicks food. They got some of the best restruarant enchiladas and beans and rice.

Thank Brashawna G
Oklahoma City
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160 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

I've been to El Chico's in Lawton, OKC, Fort Smith, and Tulsa. The one thing I can say is that they are consistently good. This El Chico is inside a mall - on the weekends, the mall is teeming with bored teenagers, but thankfully that doesn't seem to affect the service or atmosphere at the El Chico. Service and food... More 

Thank lthornton79
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77 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I went to El Chico's for Veterans Day. This patriotic restaurant was generous enough to give free entrées to veterans -unlike some other places. I had the Avocado Enchiladas entrée which was very good. The New Orleans Margarita was a bit sweet (and too weak) for my taste. This location is the best managed and most attractive... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4107 S Yale Ave, Tulsa, OK 74135-6015
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Tulsa
  • Phone Number: (918) 665-6519

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