Always solid food. Friendly Staff. Take away is good. Patio is nice. Enchiladas are great. Fresh ingredients.
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Good food, but not worth the drive in from the 'burbs. The atmosphere is friendly, but not inviting.
My favorite mole EVER! I am a Chicagoan, but retired to North Carolina. So every time we visit our hometown, here we go My faves here are the enchiladas and the grilled Salmon. Papas rellenas too, Puerto Rican yes, and the pork tamales are our...More
Loved this place! The queso fundido was fabulous. It's a must if you eat here. Good chips and salsa. I shared the grilled skirt steak with cheese enchiladas and I could hardly finish my half!
We went to El Cid because of its listing in a "Best Patios" restaurant list. We went for lunch and were disappointed to learn that the back patio is only open in the evenings. That was only the first of three disappointments. The second was...More
Usual start of chips and salsa. Green is spicy, but the red is a very sweet pico. I like the tacos, good bang for the buck, lots of filling on each. Quesadillas were pretty standard for my wife. Margaritas were good but not great. Overall...More
Maybe I've been spoilt by recent Mexican food in Austin, but this wasn't great. Bland and so so over-salty! The margaritas were good as were the tortilla chips and dips but mains - nope. Then again I've since heard not to bother with Mexican food...More
I was out wandering about the neighborhood when I realized it was past 1:30 and I hadn't had lunch yet. El Cid was about a block away so I decided to go there. It wasn't too busy, being passed lunch hour. Several people were eating...More
This place boasts the most delightful garden dining area you can imagine. But the reliability ends there. On the most recent visit, we were quickly seated. The waitress stopped by, promising to be with us shortly. She never showed up. Someone else eventually handled us....More
Logan Square continues to explode in popularity, but it's important not to forget those establishments that were there for the community before the first ironic mustache arrived. El Cid serves a consistently high-quality meal with friendly staff in a family-friendly environment. When weather permits, it's...More