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El Rico

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Dorfstrasse 3, Samnaun 7563, Switzerland
+41 81 860 23 74
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Liberec, Czech Republic
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121 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Visited during my skiing in resort. Food was OK, typical Tex-Mex, nothing special. Expected more HOT than it was.

Thank Czexican
North Pole, Alaska
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

Not do good. Mediocre food and service. Lack of atmosphere. Would not provide transport like sunrise. Will not come again

Thank 00tony
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

Fantastic friendly service and good advice on local shopping and great coffee. Very clean environment. Will definitely go back next time we visit Samnaun.

Thank c y
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2015

Nice place, fast service, English spoke personal. Nice beer, clear and fun place, nice to drink some beer and eat some snacks.

Thank Константин Ч
Gothenburg, Sweden
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2015 via mobile

Ok service ok food nothing fancy. God location in the village close to shopping. Burger and mexikanska food.

Thank 76kristofferl
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87 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2015

Arrived in resort after lunch and the group were hungry so the pragmatic decision was made to go to the closest place which happened to be El Rico. Normally we'd look for something more traditional but hunger took over. The food was actually very good, the menu extensive and the staff really friendly. Over a 10 day holiday we ate... More 

Thank ESAV37
Kongsberg, Norway
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60 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2015 via mobile

An excellent lunch-break place with outdoor seating facing the sun. Good food and decent size menue. Recommendable :)

Thank Norwegian76
Oberurnen, Switzerland
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118 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2015

Our family enjoyed the nice rock music and the corresponding ambiance in this popular American-Mex grill restaurant. We enjyoed the prime ribs, steaks and the mexican food. Sevice was very friendly and good. location central.

Thank Aeskulap1
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2014

El Rico is a different kind of restaurant in a typical alpine area. Its menu is really huge and waiters are really kind. They speak English, German and someone Italian too.

Thank Francy2992
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96 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2014

This is just a great alternative for all the schnitzels and stuff Austria & Switzerland have to offer. The decoration is great, you will take pictures of every wall and the ceiling when you visit first time. The staff is really friendly, food is really good, drinks are really nice! You eat a real hamburger there, with actual meat... But... More 

Thank Wendy M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dorfstrasse 3, Samnaun 7563, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Graubunden  >  Samnaun
  • Phone Number: +41 81 860 23 74

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?