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El Amigo Restaurant

3032 Calumet Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383-2640
+1 219-531-5606
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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3032 Calumet Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383-2640
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Reviewed 2 February 2016 via mobile

Delicious, authentic mexican food. Quick friendly service. The tables are not fancy and the finishes show some age but the taste of the food is right on. Reasonable prices too! They also offer carryouts.

Thank valpofred
Reviewed 27 January 2016

This is the best "bar none" Mexican food in the area. I have been to all of them. Carne asada, pork, chicken or steak tacos, burritos or enchiladas and more...great great great I go every month or more.

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 5 April 2015 via mobile

From the outside, the El Amigo doesn't look like much, but I love a good "hole in the wall" joint. Usually they have the best food! However, there is not a lot of positive things to say about it. The atmosphere is slightly below average,...More

Thank zimmazimm
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
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...More

Thank vichusie
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...More

Thank MichelleatND
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
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
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
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
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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol
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Kids, 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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