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El Chico Mexican Restaurants

$$ - $$$Mexican,
1315 North Collins Street, Arlington, TX 76011
+1 817-265-2127
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (6 reviews)
“guacamole” (4 reviews)
“chicken” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1315 North Collins Street, Arlington, TX 76011
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1 - 10 of 54 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love this place. They used to have them in our neighborhood so when we saw this one we had to go. Good food and very friendly service.

Thank Davin D
ElChicoMGR, General Manager at El Chico Mexican Restaurants, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the kind review. We appreciate your patronage and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

When El Chico Irving closed, we lost a great restaurant...This El Chico didnt disappoint and gave me and my girlfriend a taste of Old School back for a chain restaurant...our waiter though could be a little experience with table side Guac...a little lumpy and not...More

Thank Gunnr88
ElChicoMGR, General Manager at El Chico Mexican Restaurants, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Thanks for the kind review. We appreciate your patronage. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 27 August 2017

I really like this place because the location is super easy to get at, right off highway 30 and Collins, and the prices are nice! Same food at other Mexican restaurants you'll be paying 50% more. I've not had a negative experience. The dining room...More

Thank Meranda C
ElChicoMGR, General Manager at El Chico Mexican Restaurants, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Thank you for the kind review. We appreciate you taking the time to write it. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 28 June 2017

Wow, our waiter was the bomb, he didn't write anything down, but got everything 100% perfect. Food was good and a lot.

Thank Wendy J
ElChicoMGR, General Manager at El Chico Mexican Restaurants, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2017

Thank you for taking time to post a kind review. We appreciate your patronage and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 15 April 2017

I was in the DFW area from 1972-1995. El Chico's was always a favorite because of the Quality of their Mexican food, excellent service, professionalism and customer service at a personal level. Whenever I am back in the area I make sure and make at...More

Thank indeapache
ElChicoMGR, General Manager at El Chico Mexican Restaurants, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2017

We are proud to inspire such memories for any guest, so, thank you! We are glad to be your go to place when you are here in DFW! Thank you for the kind review and for your continued patronage. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 17 January 2017

I want this company to know that the Manager on duty following the Cowboys Game on Sunday January 16, 2017 deserves some sort of recognition along with the staff who came in from other areas to help cover. As someone who worked for extra money...More

1  Thank torda1921
ElChicoMGR, General Manager at El Chico Mexican Restaurants, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2017

Thank you for your kind recognition of our efforts during game days. We strive for the obvious smooth execution of duties at all times. These game days always challenge our staff. It is much appreciated to hear it does not go unnoticed! Thank you and...More

Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Had a tasty bite here and enjoyed the rodeo combo- all very good and quick service as well. Would go back for sure

1  Thank travelallwecan
ElChicoMGR, General Manager at El Chico Mexican Restaurants, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2017

Thank you for the kind review! We are glad you enjoyed. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

So, my coworker came here to eat and everything looked really good. I got an appetizer for lunch because had 5 different things and it was HUGE and really good. It was better I expected. Everything was wonderful. I will definitely return. The salsa was...More

1  Thank emilio_tx
ElChicoMGR, General Manager at El Chico Mexican Restaurants, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2016

We are so glad you enjoyed our place! Thanks for the kind review. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 10 November 2016

El Chico is the place we go for the best chicken fajitas......the chicken is tender and smokey. Combined on a piping hot cast iron skillet with almost caramelized onions and green peppers, the chicken comes out sizzling. With some good guacamole, pick de gallo and...More

Thank Ann S
ElChicoMGR, General Manager at El Chico Mexican Restaurants, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2016

Thank you for the kind review!

Reviewed 30 October 2016

My wife has missed the quality of food from El Chico's since moving to SC from Texas. Their nachos are individual large chips with cheese or meat or both on them. They are not just a "stack" of chips with cheese poured over them. They...More

1  Thank Jim M
ElChicoMGR, General Manager at El Chico Mexican Restaurants, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2016

Thanks for the kind review! We hope to see you again soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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: 1315 North Collins Street, Arlington, TX 76011
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 817-265-2127
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