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El Chico Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Pub
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9705 E 71st St, Tulsa, OK 74133-3202
+1 918-252-9442
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Waukegan, Illinois
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Typical Tex-Mex food. The happy hour consisted of $2.99 margarita's. They were fantastic! The table side guacamole had too much special seasoning which made it salty. The queso bowl with chips was great.

Thank IllinoisJohn60085
Level Contributor
10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food and service has always been very good. Specials sent via text message make eating very reasonable.

Thank studedude
Troy G, Manager at El Chico Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you and watch for all the great giveaways by email and text during the next weeks for Cinco de Mayo More 

Level Contributor
321 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We always try to sit in Theresa's section. She is so attentive and remembers what we ordered the last time we were in... Food was great too!

1 Thank Arkansastraveler74
Troy G, Owner at El Chico Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you Arkansas Traveler, Theresa does a great job remembering guest and their orders! Come back and see us again. More 

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159 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

This is a busy location but only waited about 10 minutes to be seated. Service was satisfactory and we did not wait long for the food to arrive. As much as I love El Chico, I'm probably a more harsh critic than some. It received three stars for the lack of seasoning in the chicken tacos. There was also no... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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49 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

When you go to a place never visited before, sometimes an old standard is a reasonable option until some folks make recommendation for more of the local color in meals. This spot is not a large restaurant, and on a Saturday afternoon it did not take long for the place to fill up and service to slow down. We opted... More 

Thank mebramson
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
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66 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for a late lunch. The first thing we noticed was the remodel. It is beautiful inside. We were seated right away. Ordered and waited 5-10 minutes on water and chips. Our water was then never refilled. We ordered the guacamole they make at your table for $9. Way too much lime. We managed to... More 

Thank Angela C
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321 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

We love to eat at El Chico every time we are in Tulsa which is about once a month. This time the experience was average, unlike other experiences. They are remodeling the bar area which makes it smaller. They were very busy so service was not as great as normal. We did get our food quickly though. Our chicken fajitas... More 

Thank Arkansastraveler74
Tulsa, Oklahoma
1 review
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

This El Chico had the worst service I have ever had to endure. Our waiter was not happy to answer our questions. When we asked the waiter for more salsa he sighed, and rolled his eyes.The staff just had an overall bad attitude. I usually don't write reviews, but I had such a terrible experience here. I do not recommend... More 

Thank mattienix2018
Salisbury, North Carolina
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158 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Me my husband and our daughter ate there tonight and we all three built our own burrito. It was very good food the chips they bring out was fresh and good also. The salsa my husband said wasn't so good,but everything else was awesome and it wasn't busy and we had good service. We will be returning again

Thank Chanda S
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2015

This Is Not A Mexican Restaurant But It Is GOOD Tex-Mex. A Friend Took Me Out For Dinner. We Were Served, Very Quickly, Chips & Salsa. The Chips Were Thin & Not Salty & The Salsa Didn't Set You Fire. (5 Stars) We Order & The Food Came Out Quick & Hot. (5 Stars). The Food Was Good (4.5 Stars... More 

Thank Earl C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9705 E 71st St, Tulsa, OK 74133-3202
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Tulsa
  • Phone Number: +1 918-252-9442

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?