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El Pico

) #39 of 203 Restaurants in Independence ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Mexican, , Latin
106 W Maple Ave, Independence, MO 64050-2814
+1 816-252-7426
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good32%
  • Average25%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fajita salad” (2 reviews)
“fresh chips” (2 reviews)
“tacos” (8 reviews)
11:00 - 21:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
106 W Maple Ave, Independence, MO 64050-2814
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Reviews (40)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My previous review was entered by accident. This place is actually pretty good. It is a step up from Taco Bell, but less than what you'd expect from a "real" Mexican restaurant. It is Mexican American, Midwest style. Nothing fancy.

Thank Ronald B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was impressed with the service, but the important thing is I wasn't all that impressed with the food. I was there with 4 other friends and we tasted each others food to see what we liked most. I found the majority of the food...More

Thank Geri M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a nice lunch here with great food and great service. The lunch menu offered you many combinations at a nice price. Our server always kept our glasses filled too. I hope to eat here again!

Thank Belinda E
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

We had some lunch specials. Very good fresh chips and salsa. Small restaurant but nice. Food was good, fresh as well.

2  Thank shelby m
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

This is a very nice and cozy restaurant. I always get the fiesta enchiladas and if you do, too, I highly recommend the pork. It is simply put - excellent! There are always daily specials and the prices are affordable ( taco Tuesday are $2)....More

1  Thank Steve W
Reviewed 14 January 2017

I visited this restaurant because I have heard rave reviews from some people who work nearby. The place is small, but I like the decor. The waiter was very nice and attentive. I ordered the street tacos hoping that they would taste like the taco...More

Thank FrannyGlass1976
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Decent food, but nothing really stood out and everything seemed bland. I wouldn't go there again unless it was my only other option. It's something cheap and for the family, really. Nothing worth going out of your way.

Thank A Girl From G
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Folks, this restaurant serves good food. If you are on the plaza and thinking Mexican, why not? A bit pricey, but solid and fairly tasty. Some of the workers there are actually beautiful... so that adds to the ambiance. However. Queen Taco on 23rd street...More

Thank Mateo1961
Reviewed 14 November 2016

For a quick meal, stop by and have fajitas. Chips were light and crisp and salsa had a smokey flavor.

Thank tchelle1111
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

It was a beautiful evening when I was walking on the Independence Square and I decided I needed a Margarita. El Pico was open and looked inviting so I went inside. I was greeted by a young, friendly waitress who agreed to sit me outside...More

Thank Dannielle W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 W Maple Ave, Independence, MO 64050-2814
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Independence
  • Phone Number: +1 816-252-7426
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