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El Chico - CLOSED

5015 Hinkleville Rd, Paducah, KY 42001-9166
+1 270-443-0411
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good18%
  • Average18%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible9%
12 Mar 2014
20 Nov 2013
“Why is this restaurant not in the top 10?”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
5015 Hinkleville Rd, Paducah, KY 42001-9166
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Reviewed 12 March 2014 via mobile

This location closed March 10, 2014. No official statement, just an abrupt shutdown. Verified by story on local NBC station WPSD.

1  Thank Tzman145
Reviewed 20 November 2013

El Chicos of today is different from El Chicos of ten years ago. They no longer have those wonderful refried beans....what a shame! However very thing else was great! My wife especially loved their nacho dip. Try their tortilla soup....very different, and great. And the...More

Thank 371Jim427
Reviewed 18 November 2013

The bottom line is... the food was wonderful! Had a few issues before we got to that though. First, when we got there, we thought it was closed because NO lights were on outside at - no lit sign, no parking lot lights - just...More

Thank 1opinion4u
Reviewed 17 October 2013

When we travel, we always jump at the chance to eat an El Chico chain especially since one of their restaurants closed in our area. Before it closed, our local El Chico's was one of our favorite spots to eat; however, this location in Paducah...More

1  Thank TennesseeTraveler420
Reviewed 25 August 2013

We enjoyed our meal at El Chico and will return again. I like that they give you warm cheese sauce, as well as the usual salsa, to dip your tacos in! Our lunch service was good and the food was just what we expected.

Thank dvcfan2
Reviewed 28 July 2013

Servers were very nice. But, the service was so slow! We (party of 4) arrived at 12:20pm. We ordered and sat almost one hour before our food arrived. I didn't care for the rice or beans. The burrito and taco were good. Nothing special. Don't...More

Thank Mel C
Reviewed 9 June 2013

I came here for lunch. The staff was friendly and helpful. Craig was my server and he did a great job checking in on my situation without being intrusive. The décor and menu are what you would expect for a chain Mexican restaurant. The chips...More

Thank Steve D
Reviewed 8 June 2013 via mobile

It saddens me to have to write this review l have been coming to this resturant on my way to and from Nashville and St Louis Mo and have always had Great food and service but this was not the case this week they changed...More

Thank andypandaNashville
Reviewed 23 February 2013

I was shocked to read a bad review of El Chico's and had to take a minute to write my own review. We stop in Paducah every year on our way to and from Florida, and would never miss eating here! We have never had...More

Thank Sue455
Reviewed 12 February 2013

There should be someway to check out the reviews on Trip advisor. This place was nasty,dirty & in disrepair. The food was edible but barely. The min. you pull up you can tell this place is going to be dirty. The entrance was so dirty...More

Thank debcKy
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Restaurant Details

Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5015 Hinkleville Rd, Paducah, KY 42001-9166
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Paducah
  • Phone Number: +1 270-443-0411
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