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El Cid
Ranked #2,977 of 9,764 Restaurants in Chicago
Price range: $0 - $31
Cuisines: Mexican, Spanish
Neighborhood: Northwest Side
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Neighborhood: Northwest Side
Reviewed May 9, 2012

Stopped into El CID on Cinco de mayo. Place was crazy and so good. The owner stopped by our table 3 times to make sure we were happy and to just chat some. Great margaritas!!

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Reviewed February 22, 2010

El Cid Tacos on Milwaukee Avenue is really wonderful. Tried the Tamarind Margarita which was really nice - sour and yet a little sweet. I also had the Enchiladas Suiza - with different meats and different mole sauce for each one. They were all very good. The best part had to be the pico salsa and the beginning. It was really fresh and quite sweet when you first took a bite - once you were finished with your bite you definitely felt some fire. The service was great - Ana even went outside to hail us a cab! Would definitely go again. Loved going to a more "local" restaurant.

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Reviewed March 26, 2009

We ate at El Cid II for the first time in October '08. The hostess led us through the restaurant, down a small hallway, and out into a a lush patio wonderland. Greenery, pretty tables, and lots of other people enjoying themselves. The food was good, nothing extraordinary, but good. I was too busy loving my fancy drink and the warm Summer evening. We've gone back a few times since then, but the patio was not open. Would recommend the vegetarian burrito. Yum.

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Reviewed January 26, 2009

The combination plate is great, a little bit of everything. It's more hip upstairs where they just remodeled.

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Reviewed July 31, 2008

Technically the one on Kedzie is El Cid II, the original moniker is held by the one on Milwaukee Ave. This is your quintessential good and cheap neighborhood Mexican place.

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