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El Cid

2645 N Kedzie Ave, Chicago, IL 60647-1607
+1 773-395-0505
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good51%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
22 Feb 2018
“A Dishonest Change in Policy”
2 Nov 2016
“Best in Logan Square”
Open Now
Mexican, Spanish
$$ - $$$
2645 N Kedzie Ave, Chicago, IL 60647-1607
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Reviewed 23 February 2018

El Cid 2 had been a pretty good go-to Mexican restaurant, if a bit pricier than potential alternatives. However, tonight I ordered their nachos for delivery and was treated to a rather unpleasant change in policy. Without noting anything on the menu or changing the...More

Thank Matt J
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Always solid food. Friendly Staff. Take away is good. Patio is nice. Enchiladas are great. Fresh ingredients.

Thank dirtyboulevard
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Good food, but not worth the drive in from the 'burbs. The atmosphere is friendly, but not inviting.

Thank mnsheldon
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

My favorite mole EVER! I am a Chicagoan, but retired to North Carolina. So every time we visit our hometown, here we go My faves here are the enchiladas and the grilled Salmon. Papas rellenas too, Puerto Rican yes, and the pork tamales are our...More

2  Thank alani312016
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Loved this place! The queso fundido was fabulous. It's a must if you eat here. Good chips and salsa. I shared the grilled skirt steak with cheese enchiladas and I could hardly finish my half!

1  Thank Susie S
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We went to El Cid because of its listing in a "Best Patios" restaurant list. We went for lunch and were disappointed to learn that the back patio is only open in the evenings. That was only the first of three disappointments. The second was...More

Thank SenorVP
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Usual start of chips and salsa. Green is spicy, but the red is a very sweet pico. I like the tacos, good bang for the buck, lots of filling on each. Quesadillas were pretty standard for my wife. Margaritas were good but not great. Overall...More

1  Thank William B
Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

Maybe I've been spoilt by recent Mexican food in Austin, but this wasn't great. Bland and so so over-salty! The margaritas were good as were the tortilla chips and dips but mains - nope. Then again I've since heard not to bother with Mexican food...More

Thank janeyhew
Reviewed 29 July 2015

I was out wandering about the neighborhood when I realized it was past 1:30 and I hadn't had lunch yet. El Cid was about a block away so I decided to go there. It wasn't too busy, being passed lunch hour. Several people were eating...More

Thank RayinTampa
Reviewed 20 July 2015

This place boasts the most delightful garden dining area you can imagine. But the reliability ends there. On the most recent visit, we were quickly seated. The waitress stopped by, promising to be with us shortly. She never showed up. Someone else eventually handled us....More

Thank SouthsiEEED
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2645 N Kedzie Ave, Chicago, IL 60647-1607
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Northwest Side
  • Neighbourhood: Northwest Side
  • Phone Number: +1 773-395-0505
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