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El Amigo Restaurant

3032 Calumet Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383-2640
+1 219-531-5606
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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3032 Calumet Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383-2640
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Reviewed 20 February 2012

we're regulars here - the staff knows us, we have the menu memorized. they get can get busy at peak meal times, but they're fast so tables turn over quickly.

Thank oldbluepearl
Reviewed 13 January 2012

My daughter loves the tamales and the tacos. She is a big fan of this place. If you are looking for great Mexican food this restaurant is for you. Authentic and fabulous!

Thank Jeannette M
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Reviewed 13 January 2012

Opened late till 2 am. which makes it good for people getting off evening shift jobs. Huge burritos (small football sized) If you like Mexican food at good price that is not a chain resurant this is the place

Thank schererville
Reviewed 30 December 2011

Many local hispanics eat here. Prices are very good and it feels like you are in a Mexican restaurant in Mexico.

Thank georgeibrownjr
Reviewed 6 September 2011

We tried this place on recommendations from TripAdvisor. It wasn't terrible, but it sure wasn't good. The waiter was pretty gruff ... example: I ordered a dinner with one taco and one enchilada. When I asked for a beef taco and a chicken enchilada (which...More

2  Thank SushiFoodie
Reviewed 29 August 2011

Stopped for carry out. Fast service, great service. Very crowded during lunchtime, but always great service. Menu is the same, however, no chips on carry out, unless this was a mind lapse. Anyway the food remains authentic Mexican. Very good.

Thank dmarruth
Reviewed 6 August 2011

On a fair weather day this place makes me feel like I'm in Mexico. El Amigo has true grit. No other Mexican restaurant in Valpo competes with its' authenticity. The best Mexican restaurant deal in town and affordable on any budget.

Thank jamescondor
Reviewed 23 July 2011

My family & I have been going to el amigo for years!! Their food has always been delicious and staff has always been very friendly! Their burrito suizos are to die for & so.are the enchiladas!! The best thing is that its all very authentic...More

2  Thank jauu1
Reviewed 13 June 2011

Excellent for Mexican food, very casual and homey. If you enjoy Mexican food this is the place. The tostada suiszas are the best.

3  Thank dmarruth
Reviewed 17 October 2010

El Amigo has been a favorite for many years. We are from Texas, so good Mexican food is a staple in eating out. The building is newly remodeled and furnished (2010). The same owners and cooks are there, thankfully. The menu is varied and authentic....More

2  Thank jlsdds
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol
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Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3032 Calumet Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383-2640
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Valparaiso
  • Phone Number: +1 219-531-5606
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