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“Still good”

El Chico Mexican Restaurant
Ranked #47 of 170 Restaurants in Temple
Cuisines: Southwestern, Mexican
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Reviewed December 20, 2012

Over the last 10 years that I've been visiting Temple from Boston it seems like we have to go to El Chico at least once on every trip. It's been reliable for good Tex-Mex every time. Had the Trio at lunchtime. My only minor complaint was that the chimichanga seemed like it was just about all cheese and no chicken. Not sure I had ever ordered this in the past so maybe it's always been that way. As always the chips were cut thin the way I like them and served warm with excellent salsa. Left happy and full.

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Reviewed September 12, 2012

El Chico's is a good Tex-Mex restaurant. We frequent this restaurant and are consistently pleased with the food, value, and service. The tortilla soup is my favorite thing to order, and it WILL fill you up!

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Reviewed September 11, 2012

Went in for the Wednesday special - Fajitas for Two for $13.99. You must order the COMBINATION chicken and beef "or it would not be a special" according to the manager. So if you don't like chicken AND beef, don't bother to go. Rice was cold. Beans were lukewarm. Tortillas were store bought and cold. Fajitas were hot but the chicken was dry. Service was good. Waitress was apologetic and nice.

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2  Thank cm1998
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Reviewed September 2, 2012 via mobile

The service was excellent, our waiter Seth was awesome. The food was good and hot. It was a very pleasant surprise. We will be back!

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Thank dlwood
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Reviewed July 13, 2012

OLD sticky tables. Plastic table tops that are degrading so they can't even be washed clean. The place smells like dirty old carpet that has stuff spilled on it for 10 yrs, like it is.

Sorry El Chico, the food seems pretty good, just can't get past the smell.

Thank BobandJonniT
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