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El Chico Restaurant

££ - £££Mexican,
4310 Buffalo Gap Rd, Abilene, TX 79606-2724
+1 325-695-2875
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good22%
  • Average25%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible2%
3 Jun 2017
“Pleasantly Surprised”
11 Aug 2017
“Good food, terrible service”
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Mexican, Southwestern
££ - £££
4310 Buffalo Gap Rd, Abilene, TX 79606-2724
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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Had to wait probably 15 minutes before the waitress came and took our drink order and food order. She was serving guacamole table-side behind us and said she would be with us shortly. Instead of stopping by our table on the way back to the...More

Thank Patrick L
El Chico E, General Manager at El Chico Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Patrick, Please allow me to apologize for the poor service you received on Friday. Please email me your contact information, phone number/email address so I can contact you personally. Thank You, Cesar Rangel, GM, El Chico. Abilene@elchico.com

Reviewed 3 June 2017

While traveling, we decided to walk around the Mall of Abilene to get some exercise. We were getting hungry and decided to eat at El Chico because it was convenient. They had a special where for about $20 you could order a platter for two....More

Thank Teresa L
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

I usually don't review a restaurant to give it a low rating but in this case I can't help not be honest. I visit this restaurant twice in two different months trying to give them every benefit I could to improve. The first visit was...More

Thank Bob P
El Chico E, Manager at El Chico Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2017

Hello Bob, My name is Cesar Rangel, I am the GM of El Chico. I would like to apologize for the experience you had with us. We would like for you to give us another chance. If you could please call, come in, or give...More

Reviewed 29 December 2016

The week before Christmas I went to the Mall to shop. My wife and I decided to have Mexican Food and other establishments were busy. We parked and decided to try out luck. We were seated immediately with a pleasant table. Our waitress was courteous...More

Thank richard d
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Went here while shopping at the mall for something quick, cheap and cheerful. The staff were very friendly, the food portion was huge. Delicious!

Thank Margaret19612014
Reviewed 9 September 2016

The brownie is huge and chock full of nuts. When the brandy sauce is poured on it, it sizzles and caramelizes in the super hot metal plate. Let the sauce cool a bit! More than enough for 2 people. Decadently delicious.

Thank Cindy C
Reviewed 15 June 2016

So even when you are starving and trapped in the mall, their are better options. First off I shouldn't have been in the mall, second i have no clue what came over me. The staff was rude and food was like TV dinners.

Thank Ash A
Reviewed 11 April 2016

We always try to eat here when driving through Abilene. Excellent TexMex and huge portions. Good drinks.

Thank FamilyWithWheelchair
Reviewed 1 April 2016

I normally choose not to eat at El Chicos locations because the food always seems to taste microwaved. I ordered the cinco enchiladas and the corn tortillas were pretty tough, but rice and beans seemed fresh. The chips, salsa and cheese dip was very good....More

Thank ReT_SqUiD
Reviewed 1 September 2015

I usually like this restaurant, but this time...eh. The salsa was very bland with no flavor and the ground beef seemed like re-heated leftovers. The staff was super friendly. Not in a big hurry to go back.

Thank SummerRain67
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:30
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4310 Buffalo Gap Rd, Abilene, TX 79606-2724
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Abilene
  • Phone Number: +1 325-695-2875
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