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El Amigo Restaurant

3032 Calumet Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383-2640
+1 219-531-5606
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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3032 Calumet Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383-2640
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Reviewed August 20, 2018

Best Mexican food in Valparaiso, most authentic. This restaurant was there when Mexican food was not the in thing and has preserved. You can eat in or carry out. Food is always great. It is run like a fast food-go to the counter and place...More

Thank Ramirocheryl
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

The chicken tacos were very dry, the chips were stale, and I could tell the cook microwaved my chiles rellenos. In fact, it was the worst chiles rellenos I've ever had; just thinking about it now grosses me out. My server was very nice, I...More

1  Thank Lynn Z
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

The cheese dip is so yummy. The salsa is always fresh with excellent fresh cilantro and Wonderful horchata. Best Mexican in town.

Thank Maria G
Reviewed September 30, 2017 via mobile

The cheese dip is so yummy. The salsa is always fresh with excellent fresh cilantro and Wonderful horchata. Best Mexican in town.

Thank Maria G
Reviewed May 23, 2017 via mobile

Amazing authentic Mexican food. Super delicious all around. Expect to wait during peak hours. Looks divey. But absolutely friendly service and delicious food. They have hands-down the best Horchata and salsa around!!

Thank Maria G
Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

El amigo is good food. It's a clean place. The dinning room is small. That would be my only complaint. I love the chicken tacos and the tamales are excellent. The place is not terribly expensive

Thank jimbob488
Reviewed February 10, 2017

This place is great, don't discount it because it's so small. The food is awesome, the staff is always super friendly, and you get big portions for small prices!

Thank Angela B
Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

Limited menu, understaffed, mediocre food and very slow service. With a rich assortment of Mexican restaurants in Valparaiso, you can do much better elsewhere.

1  Thank Kent F F
Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

Big fan of this place and it's food..but saddened when I left at 1pm today and witnessed a staff member peeling on wall outside...at least he was facing wall and not the traffic...by the way you could see and tell what he was doing...from Calumet...More

3  Thank TransplantedTexan219
Reviewed May 12, 2016

You don't go to El Amigo for atmosphere, you go there for good Mexican food. Guacamole is always fresh, too!

Thank Babes3020
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
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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