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El Jefe

) #210 of 278 Restaurants in Newark $$ - $$$ Mexican,
110 Astro Shopping Center, Newark, DE 19711
+1 302-894-9000
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Overview
  • Excellent18%
  • Very good39%
  • Average22%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible18%
Travellers talk about
“tortillas” (3 reviews)
“enchiladas” (4 reviews)
“rice” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:30All hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
110 Astro Shopping Center, Newark, DE 19711
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1 - 10 of 27 reviews

Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Had a great dinner, came out hot and the food was just great. The platter which consisted of shrimp and fish which was very good. The server was delightful very pleasant. We will be back to enjoy another evening eating Mexican Food

Thank Lstapen
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Called ahead and asked holiday hours. They said come and use groupon on holiday. Got there from 900 miles away and found closed sign in door. Who would go somewhere to eat when they do not even know when they were opened.

Thank Norman R
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

El Jefe is where it's at. Steak a La Mexicana was amazing as well as my Burrito Tex-Mex Dinner. A++ for excellent service, selection, and flavor. The flavors were fresh and rich. I can't even say enough about the portions. Come hungry but you still...More

Thank Shanon J
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

First the pros: The food was hot. The portions were huge. I had a coupon it didn't cost me a lot. Now the real stuff . Upon arrival we were served dish of chips and salsa. The chips appeared homemade that were excessively salty. The...More

Thank Herbert F
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is s great place for a nice lunch that will not leave you hungry. A varied selection is offered on the special lunch menu at very reasonable prices. The service was friendly and quick but not rushed.

1  Thank ken462016
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

My wife loves Mexico food and we have frequented this restaurant for a few years. No more! Last week she found a 1/2 inch long, 1/8 inch thick piece of metal in her taco. Thankfully she didn't swallow it.

Thank J. Roy C
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Stopped in for an early mid-week dinner using a Groupon and was impressed by the quality of the food and the friendly service. The usual Mexican and Tex-Mex entrees, prepared with care. The star was the excellent salsa and wheat flour chips. Prices are in...More

Thank DelMarVaJohn
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

I used to go here all of the time but will not go back again. While the salsa is really good, the food has gotten more expensive. The service is so-so. They began up charging for basic proteins that are not more before. But the...More

Thank Santorini06252009
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for dinner. Ordered frozen margarita to start out the meal. Was watered down and couldn't even taste the alcohol. Sent it back for a margarita on the rocks. Just as bad. The El Jefe fajitas, guac, salsa, and chips were good. Wouldn't return...More

Thank RJK0826
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Stopped in for the 1st time this past weekend for late lunch. Chips were warm, the salsa was just a bit tangy, and the quacamole was fresh. All tasted homemade and were delicious. Menu was pretty straightforward, traditional Mexican fare. Had the pollo a la...More

Thank Tiki-Bobby
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 Astro Shopping Center, Newark, DE 19711
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: +1 302-894-9000
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