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Northwest Side, Logan Square
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Great food, nice upstairs lounge, good prices

I've eaten at El Cid 2 several times, and thought the food was great--nice marinated shrimp, really good steak tacos, lots of salsa and chips, bartender let us sample a few different tequillas. Upstairs lounge really relaxed atmosphere, sofas, fireplace, no-rush vibe for dates or to just hang out, not too noisy either like some places get later on weekends. Prices not bad either.

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mummm good

The food is wonderful and the service is great, the drinks are little expensive but everything about this restaurant is great the location is nice, right across from the blue line. The manager of the restaurant is at the place most of the week and is always looking for comments or advice. Good place to take on a first date.

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very disappointed

I'd been a resident of Logan Blvd. and patron of El Cid's for many years. Having moved away, I was excited to dine at El Cid's again and enthusiastically described the place to the friend I brought along last night. The weather was perfect for outdoor dining so we sat in the back patio. The atmosphere seemed pleasant, but as we sat an odd smell began to permeate. We thought it might be someone's perfume so we as... view more

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Patio is great but food lacks seasoning and service was lame

I was extremely excited when we arrived and went to the back patio, it seemed perfect!! Then we waited, and waited and waited. I thought okay it's Saturday night they are busy but the servers were sitting on a bench gabbing and laughing and finally one of them decided to come over. The drinks, starters and entrees all arrived at the same time and no room to put anything so they took our entrees back into the kitchen.... view more

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Fun and Yum

This is my first review here and after reading the ""not recommended"" review, I felt obligated to tell the public the more standard view of El Cid 2. The upstairs lounge the first reviewer was referring to was new at the time. Its a cute, lounge-like atmosphere with a full bar and a fantastic range of tequilas. At first they had a different menu then the more traditional taco joint downstairs. But now the downst... view more

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I am rarely critical of food, but el Cid did nothing for me. The steak fajitas had absolutely no flavor. Seasoning anyone? The rice and refried beans were lumped onto the plate reminiscent of junior high cafeteria food. The guacamole was $7. You may be thinking okay, $7 I would pay that for good guac. Except, the guac was nothing to write home about and it came in a bowl only big enough for two people. Save your time... view more

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Cold food - slow service.

11-15-2007 had a group of 11 people go to the restaurant last night for a birthday dinner. The restaurant had a newly decorated upstairs with a very limited menu. We requested a menu that included tacos as we thought based on previous reviews that this was a traditional mexican restaurant and we were surprised that they only had a limited menu. The server brought us the ""real"" menu that the restaurant use to us... view more

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best mexican food ever!

they have te best mexican food! i love there buritos and the salsa. the enchaladas are very good. my son says they have the best tacos ever. i am spanish and i think this resturaunt is devine.

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Friendly service, average food, too expensive!!!

I think everybody in Logan Square LOVES El Cid... Except me!!! A few years ago, I used to frequent it because it was cheap, everybody there is quite nice, they have a great outdoor patio, and the food is edible. WELL, all that changed when they raised the prices about 25% about 2 years ago. Now, I feel like I'm paying above average prices for the same average meal.

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Amazing deal!

I live across the street from El Cid and I love it. The food is good and inexpensive. The service is amazing! The waittresses are always so friendly. SOmetimes the food has taken a long time, others it came out pronto. The best part of El Cid is the patio in the summer. Go just for the patio!

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