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El Pico

€€ - €€€Mexican, , Latin
106 W Maple Ave, Independence, MO 64050-2814
+1 816-252-7426
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good30%
  • Average26%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“street tacos” (9 reviews)
“rice” (5 reviews)
“pork” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin
€€ - €€€
106 W Maple Ave, Independence, MO 64050-2814
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Reviewed 12 December 2017

Surroundings is dinner atmosphere, clean, good service. I had the special of the day Street tacos. I had never had street tacos so nothing to compare with but thought the pork meat inside to be dry. The salsa was good, to my heat liking. I...More

Thank woodstock5656
Reviewed 11 October 2017

A friend and I came for happy hour & dinner and it was GREAT! The fish tacos and street tacos are to die for and the strawberry margaritas are amazing as well! Also, the white rice is a favorite side. We now are regulars here!

Thank Angie T
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

My previous review was entered by accident. This place is actually pretty good. It is a step up from Taco Bell, but less than what you'd expect from a "real" Mexican restaurant. It is Mexican American, Midwest style. Nothing fancy.

Thank Ronald B
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I was impressed with the service, but the important thing is I wasn't all that impressed with the food. I was there with 4 other friends and we tasted each others food to see what we liked most. I found the majority of the food...More

Thank Geri M
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We had a nice lunch here with great food and great service. The lunch menu offered you many combinations at a nice price. Our server always kept our glasses filled too. I hope to eat here again!

Thank Belinda E
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

We had some lunch specials. Very good fresh chips and salsa. Small restaurant but nice. Food was good, fresh as well.

2  Thank shelby m
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

This is a very nice and cozy restaurant. I always get the fiesta enchiladas and if you do, too, I highly recommend the pork. It is simply put - excellent! There are always daily specials and the prices are affordable ( taco Tuesday are $2)....More

1  Thank Steve W
Reviewed 14 January 2017

I visited this restaurant because I have heard rave reviews from some people who work nearby. The place is small, but I like the decor. The waiter was very nice and attentive. I ordered the street tacos hoping that they would taste like the taco...More

Thank FrannyGlass1976
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Decent food, but nothing really stood out and everything seemed bland. I wouldn't go there again unless it was my only other option. It's something cheap and for the family, really. Nothing worth going out of your way.

Thank A Girl From G
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Folks, this restaurant serves good food. If you are on the plaza and thinking Mexican, why not? A bit pricey, but solid and fairly tasty. Some of the workers there are actually beautiful... so that adds to the ambiance. However. Queen Taco on 23rd street...More

Thank Mateo1961
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 W Maple Ave, Independence, MO 64050-2814
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Independence
  • Phone Number: +1 816-252-7426
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