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El Amigo Restaurant

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3032 Calumet Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383-2640
+1 219-531-5606
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2014

If only we had an "El Amigo" in Germany! El Amigo is usually the first culinary place I visit every time I am in Valpo. I just love their beef burrito and bean dip. Keep it up guys!

Thank T-V-B-Germany
Valparaiso, Indiana
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2014

Authentic Mexican food that you will love. Hands down one of the best in the region! Every time I dine in or carry out, it just gets better and better. Love all the people that work there, always nice. I get something different every time and it's always good food. It's a most try restaurant!

Thank vichusie
South Bend, Indiana
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2014 via mobile

We have been here twice and the food has been excellent both times. The place is fairly small and very casual but the place was full both times we were there. The portions are huge, maybe a little too big, but that would be the only complaint if I had one. Definitely recommend this place for great food at a... More 

Thank MichelleatND
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200 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2014 via mobile

Every time we visit family in Valpo, we make a stop here. Good, fast Mexican food at reasonable prices. Never a complaint.

Thank Adrock1311
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2013

El Amigo in Valparaiso, In. brings great food to anyone who goes there, whether to eat in or take out. It's a great late night stop after a long day. I'd recommend this restaurant to people who want AUTHENTIC Mexican food.

Thank blackpoison23
Valparaiso, Indiana
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2013

Best Chilles Reneros ever! Better than any other I've tried through the years. Don't expect fancy but the food is very good.

Thank sissie M
Mount Pleasant, Michigan
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205 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2013

Your standard Mexican food restaurant in America. It's had good, standard Mexican food that was great for takeout. I would return.

Thank rikerwt
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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83 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2013

We enjoy the unbelievable food coupled with fast, friendly service and affordable prices. There are no "bells and whistles" about El Amigo - what you see is what you get; great, authentic Mexican food at a delicious price.

Valparaiso, Indiana
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32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2013 via mobile

I do not tire of the meals. This time I had the Tostada Dinner. What a treat. Loaded with your choice of bean, steak, or chicken. The avocado slices are the best. I frequent at least twice a month. Service is always very good. If you are looking for the best in Valparaiso look no further. Great menu, very casual... More 

Thank dmarruth
Valparaiso, Indiana
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2013

My husband & I both enjoy eating at El Amigo. It is not a fancy place at all, very bare bones, but the food is the most authentic Valparaiso has to offer. We generally get the chile rellenos, steak tacos, chile chilaquiles or burritos (which are huge). Their prices are very resonable.

Thank Kathy611c

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3032 Calumet Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383-2640
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Valparaiso
  • Phone Number: +1 219-531-5606

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