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El Chivito

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54 rue de l Aiguillerie | 54 Rue de l'Aiguillerie, 34000, Montpellier, France
+33 4 99 62 89 64
06:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 06:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 23:00
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Madrid, Spain
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84 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We have been in this place several times and the quality of both food and service really depends on the day, or more precisely, on the person in charge (which is changing continuously). If it's a good day, you'll get a very well cooked typical South American dish (with lots of cheaps) for a very reasonable price, and service really... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
1 review
Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

Good service, good food and music...also nice location , in the old part of Montpellier. Nice Latino break in France :-)

Thank g l
Lae, Papua New Guinea
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

Waited an hour for our food - crazy for South American! It was not overly busy but they still didn't have time to wash the salad leaves, so it was crunchy with dirt. Super sugary Sangria. No crunchy tacos on the menu. Okay for the price.

1 Thank steak84
Hermann N, Responsable relations clients at El Chivito, responded to this review
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Merci pour venir,, ce vrai, ce samedi on étiez débordés. ca n'arrivera plus. La sangria, ce a notre gout, 95%... More 

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83 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2015

It is a small Restaurant serving mainly mexican and south american Food. Food is excellant Service very friendlyand efficiant. It is right in the Center of the City and somewhat different than most of the traditional Restaurants. A lot of younger People(University students f ex) enjoy their meals. I woulsd definately go back. After the meal they offer a mexican... More 

Thank Jean M
Hermann N, Responsable relations clients at El Chivito, responded to this review

Thanks! see you soon!!! More 

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113 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2015

Although a bit off the main tourist route this small restaurant serves good Mexican food at reasonable prices. The sharing dishes offer a good variety. Service is personable. Situated near the student area the clientele is friendly and adds to the atmosphere.

Hermann N, Responsable relations clients at El Chivito, responded to this review

merci!!! thanks thanks thanks!! ;) More 

North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2015

This has to be one of the best places to visit. The food is excellent,super, friendly, efficient staff. The steak was faultless, we were a group of 6, every one was really happy with the food we received, the drinks, so very reasonably priced, well they were flowing!!. This restaurant's Well worth a visit for fabulous food & a great... More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 May 2015 via mobile

Amazing food, good prices, although not such a good service! The cocktails were very nice!! It is situated in the city center of Montpellier, in the Louis Blanc quarter!! If you love affordable exotic and different cuisine you really should drop by!!

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 May 2014

Seriously, this food was incredible. My cook was from Ecuador and made the most amazing food. It was some of the best latin-inspired food that I've ever tasted. The quesadilla (I know that it sounds boring) was truly amazing. The cook said that he used chorizo, French cheese (including brie), and a special sauce. Yum. I went back a second... More 

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58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2014

I knew el chivito at the beginning. It was amazing, even prices were good. But after months, the food wasn't the same anymore and the price was increasing. Now, you can't get a milanesa of beef, just of chicken and is more expensive. It's a shame. Empanadas are less filled with stuffing and is very very expensive. Even in california,... More 

Thank Nathalie B
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258 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2013

This tiny restaurant is located in the historical centre of Montplellier and specializes in South American and Argentinian dishes. Overall, the food was good, and the restaurant can be recommended to those who are looking for food South American style. However, the restaurant's features are far from those of a real Argentinian restaurant, and the menu does not offer very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$21
Latin, Spanish, Argentinian, South American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 rue de l Aiguillerie | 54 Rue de l'Aiguillerie, 34000, Montpellier, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Occitanie  >  Herault  >  Montpellier
  • Phone Number: +33 4 99 62 89 64

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