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El Chico

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Mexican, Southwestern
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1751 Evans Rd, Melbourne, FL 32904-3833
+1 321-722-4622
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Melbourne, Florida
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64 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We Have Been Several Times IN Just A Few Months. The Portions Of Food Are Large & Well Priced. The Service Has Always Been Very Friendly & Great With Keeping Up With Our Drinks. Fun Atmosphere

Thank jagcatlady
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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255 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I were on our way back from Daytona with our dogs, we wanted to stop at a pet friendly spot. This is Florida, not our former state California, so it can be hard to find a place that allows dogs. While I drove, my husband searched on his phone and found El Chico. We sat out on... More 

Thank NYCaliKara
Rockledge, Florida
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71 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I was looking forward to a good Mexican meal on Cinco de Mayo. We weren't disappointed; the food was good..the service not so much though. To start, the place was mostly full of patrons and there were lots of employees pinging around the restaurant. We got our chips (in a little bowl) and salsa relatively quickly; it... More 

Thank Cecilio L
Sandston, Virginia, United States
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111 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Wow, this place really amazed us. Our food was delicious and full of flavor. It did not disappoint. Our server was also fantastic.

Thank Cindy B
Palm Bay, Florida
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We have always enjoyed the food here and the wait staff are amazing and very friendly. Its nice to be treated with a smile and to come relax in a cool place

Thank joed3772017
Melbourne, Florida
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42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

We eat here at least once a month and this is the closest thing to Tex Mex as I've seen since I left Texas. The service here is awesome and once you're a regular, the manager is really cool and remembers you whenever you come in :)

Thank Sable_grace
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Four adults and a child on this visit. First time to eat here. Service was far above average, very accommodating. Food arrived quickly and was very good. Will go back again when we are in the area.

Thank Stan B
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

I placed an order for pick-up, opted for the Rodeo Combo and a Chicken Quesadilla. I walked in and told the hostess that was there to seat people, that I called in an order. She said you can pick it up at the bar. I walked up to the bar and no one was there. I saw two bags of... More 

Thank DeroM34433
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Great guacamole! Our server was very good. Food lacked authentic Mexican flavor. Not a memorable dining experience. We will keep looking for the real thing. Sorry folks.

Thank Brenda C
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

The food and service was very poor. Green peppers instead of jalapeños, vegetable soup instead of tortilla soup! Was afraid and smart enough not to order anything else. Stick with the Pacifico Beer. They have not figured out a way to screw that up.

Thank Manuel F
elchicomelbourne, General Manager at El Chico, responded to this review

Hi Manuel, I would like to apologize for your dissatisfaction at my restaurant last week. We strive to give our valued guests the best experience possible and it seems we may have missed the mark this time. If you would give us the opportunity I would like to make it right with you so you may give us another chance... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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: 1751 Evans Rd, Melbourne, FL 32904-3833
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Brevard County  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +1 321-722-4622
El Chico is a family casual dining restaurant open for lunch and dinnner 7 days a week. We offer lunch specials, happy hour, full service bar, outside patio dining (dog friendly on patio), full service catering, take out.

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