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El Chico

#325 of 1,089 Restaurants in Tulsa
$$ - $$$Mexican,
9825 E 21st St, Tulsa, OK 74129-1617
+1 918-663-7755
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good23%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible11%
15 Nov 2017
“Good Food”
14 Jul 2017
“15th anniversary”
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
9825 E 21st St, Tulsa, OK 74129-1617
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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

This is one of our favorite places to eat in Tulsa. We always ask for Theresa. She is an excellent waitress. The food was excellent! Can’t wait to go back.. coke products are served here.

Thank Arkansastraveler74
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Food was hot and prepared correctly. We has the Chimi Combo. Everything was really tasty. We also had the white queso and it was great!

Thank Icontrolum
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Restaurant was very clean,seated immediately,waitress was fairly fast at getting our drinks and chips and salsa,chip bowls are fairly small so keep on the waitress to keep them changed out,queso was good but I thought a little steep price at 6 bucks for a fairly...More

Thank Sooner62Nation
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

The Restaurant is old but the food is great! I love their soft cheese tacos and their complimentary relish and corn tortillas! The relish consists of diced carrots, onions, and jalapeño peppers. Yummo!

Thank Butch H
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

I love the beef enchiladas and chips n salsa.We went here because kids eat free on thur nights. We love their apple and brownie deserts. The booth we sat in had the seat cushin wore out thogh and you could feel the bottom of the...More

Thank Randy R
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

I am a regular of this location. First of all it is clean. Second is the food...fresh, cooked to order, hot and tasty, and good portion sizes. Third is good service and good management. I believe that Lisa is the best server however all the...More

Thank maxxjett
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

If you like Tex mex this is a Classic for sure. Love this place and try to stop at an El Chico whenever I have the chance. Too bad the closest one to me is over 3hrs away. I love the food at El Chico....More

Thank Craig W
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

They have pretty good food, a little bit of a spin on classic Tex Mex. Do not recommend the queso, it has a funky taste. Was excited to try the watermelon jalapeno margarita, but was pretty disappointed. It was so overwhelmed by the low quality...More

Thank ms-happygolucky1
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Called in 6 meals. The waitress got crappy with my secretary who picked up the order. 2 of the orders were not what we ordered and I paid a lot of money for what I was given. It was terrible. I just moved back to...More

Thank Ly8325
Reviewed 6 December 2016

I have been eating at El Chico's for well over 50 years, becoming a fan when in college and occasionally they would have an enchilada dinner special for $1.29 or something like that. One of the few places I could afford to eat at a...More

1  Thank William W
Management response:Responded 9 December 2016

That's incredible -- 50 years? You're an original, William! There's nothing better than an enchilada dinner and some iced tea, so I hope we'll get to see you for some soon. The next time you're in Tulsa, be sure to drop by and say hello!...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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 - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9825 E 21st St, Tulsa, OK 74129-1617
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Tulsa
  • Phone Number: +1 918-663-7755
El Chico at 21st & Mingo offers high quality Tex-Mex food and large portion sizes at a value that is unsurpassed. Ask about our happy hour specials!
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