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El Chico

) #114 of 160 Restaurants in Tubingen €€ - €€€ Mexican, , Latin
Gartenstr. 2, 72074 Tubingen, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 4970 71550256
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good34%
  • Average26%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible12%
17 Jan 2017
“Average Mexican food ”
13 Nov 2016
“Good fun ”
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Gartenstr. 2, 72074 Tubingen, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

I have lived in Germany for 7 years, and there is almost nothing I don't love about it. German food is impeccably fresh and flavorful. However, please, for the love of beer and pretzels, either stop making Mexican food or learn to do it properly....More

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Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Last visit was with my friends, so we were quietly satisfied with food. This place is rather popular that's why you should make a booking before visiting.

Thank olhabaranik
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

This is the kind of place to go to if you need space for people. The food is average at most but the cocktails are okay. Staff is friendly. The prices are okay for the location. This place lacks atmosphere unless you are lucky to...More

Thank jannekannekanne
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Great little restaurant on top of the Neckarmuller. Lively, cheerful staff and good food - worth a visit.

Thank techbink
Reviewed 2 April 2016

This is as close to Mexican food that I found while in Germany. It is a great place to celebrate an occasion as it is too pricey to come here more often than that.

Thank Joshua C
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

If you have been to Mexico or have eaten in the USA at an authentic Mexican restaurant, you will be disappointed here. For starters, the guacamole is or tastes like it comes out of a bag and I'm pretty sure the salsa is ketchup with...More

Thank familyfoodfun
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Nice bview on the Neckar, just on top of the Neckarmüller restaurant.. But mexcan ! Heavy food, but marvelous drinks. Perfect Caipirinha, and others, good life music, cool location. Go there in the nght, you will have fun.

Thank Wolfgang S
Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

If you get an outside table and the weather is nice, this is a good spot to have a margarita and a tuna salad. Yummy! So much good views of the Neckar. It's quite American-Mexican but it tastes good. The inside is not so nice...More

Thank jannekannekanne
Reviewed 3 January 2016

The food here is edible at best. Nacho's and dips are all out of a bag- the main meals aren't much better. The cocktails are good- when you get them on an offer (happy hour etc) if not they can prove a little expensive. Service...More

Thank FuzzyBadger
Reviewed 21 December 2015

I came here with friends for dinner. The BBQ ribs and the wedges are delicious! The amount is quite considerable, and many girls couldn't finish. I think this is a good place to go with male friends especially when you want to eat some huge...More

Thank PorcheCasablanca
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gartenstr. 2, 72074 Tubingen, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Baden-Wurttemberg  >  Tubingen
  • Phone Number: +49 4970 71550256
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