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El Chico Mexican Food Restaurant

#808 of 9,121 Restaurants in Dubai}
$$ - $$$Mexican, , Vegetarian Friendly
Jbr Al Sufouh Rd | Jumeirah Beach Residence, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 423 3828
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good43%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (19 reviews)
“enchiladas” (14 reviews)
“refried beans” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Jbr Al Sufouh Rd | Jumeirah Beach Residence, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was excellent, the service great too. A memorable meal! Top quality Mexican food. They also readily accept the entertainer app. Highly recommended!

Thank 692zaheda
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

So we were out for the evening and just needed to eat We choose this place as it had good options for vegetarians So surprised how accommodating they were and how good the food was Drinks were great Service was good The place looked tired...More

Thank moononline
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Good food good atmosphere and even better part of Dubai Entertainer so buy one main course get one free. Also free refills on soft drinks.

Thank Andrew W
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed this restaurant - we went 2 days in a row. Really great value we thought. The portions were huge! Nice for a change. Friendly and accommodating staff all round. Would highly recommend!

Thank Nicolell98
Reviewed 8 July 2017

it is very hard to find authentic mexica food, but look no further. this place is amazing, it feels like you are having a meal from authentic mexican chef. what else can you ask for? a must visit

Thank mvoss71
Reviewed 31 May 2017

The restaurant is located on the main Marina road near Movenpick hotel. The staff look bored and uninterested. The food is even more boring and worse. Not much authenticity in the food or presentation. Prices are very high for a place that serves sub-standard taste...More

Thank avinash s
Reviewed 28 May 2017

My family and I visited on 19th may, the restaurant was quite with several staff working. Our complimentary chips and dip arrived promptly, closely followed by our drinks. We ordered fajita for 2 and stacked combo. The fajita for 2 came with 3 tortillas... not...More

Thank irenewatt29
Reviewed 20 May 2017

I haven't as yet found anything approaching a real Mexican restaurant in the Gulf and El Chico is no exception here in Dubai. Let's start out with the good points in relation to the food. Fresh guacamole prepared in from of you is fine. (However,...More

Thank RichardThomas2001
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

I actually liked the food. The closest you can get to the real thing. They actually make their own tortilla chips ! The flavors etc were just like proper Mexican food .. all of this far away from Mexico . I recommend it

Thank Marco B
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

It has been our first time there- discovered through entertainer. Very pleasant decor indeed. I have had grande chicken burrito with spicy corn ( diablo as they call it) and and it was a huge portion so I took some home too. It wasn't very...More

Thank Sabina S
The Marina
It’s hard to believe that only a decade ago there was
no marina. Opened in 2003, the man-made marina runs
along a 3km stretch of shoreline. A heady mix of
luxurious hotels, apartment buildings, and cafes, the
marina hosts regular community events and markets, and
is a wonderful place to while away an afternoon or
evening. Spectacular at night when the skyscrapers
glisten, here you can enjoy dinner on the beach next
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jbr Al Sufouh Rd | Jumeirah Beach Residence, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai>  > The Marina
  • Neighbourhood: The Marina
  • Phone Number: +971 4 423 3828
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