El Chicano Mexican Food Jaco Costa Rica
El Chicano Mexican Food Jaco Costa Rica

It’s fresh, colourful and full of bright flavours – yes, we are talking about authentic Mexican food!

You’ve definitely tasted and enjoyed Tex-Mex, and that is no doubt delicious. BUT, there’s just something about authentic Mexican food that satisfies the soul.

It’s the careful preparation.
The distinct spicy flavor.
The simple ingredients.

We take very special care to source authentic and fresh ingredients to ensure we present you with a wholesome Mexican experience when you pick anything on El Chicano’s menu.

  •   I ate here four times during my two-week vacation. My favorite dishes were the carnitas tacos and the beef burrito, I ordered both multiple times. I will definitely return. You... read more

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      Chef Magy has expanded the menu and OMG is an understatement ... look out for the daily and weekend Specials

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  •   Nice friendly place with good service and probably the closest to Mexican food you will currently find in Jaco. Prices are reasonable. Since we are in pandemic mode the menu... read more

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      It is hard enough to find Mexican food in CR let alone as good as this. Taco Tuesday is the best deal in Mexican food in all of CR. We... read more

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  •   Those Mahi Tacos are absolutely 100% amazing!! We ordered them for lunch and it was such a happy experience for our tastebuds!! Couldn't be happier with them! The perfect combo... read more

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      This is the third time I come to El Chicano and every time I come I become more and more addicted to their ‘Carnitas’. Hands down the best I’ve tried... read more

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Come for the food!!

We take special care to produce fresh, flavorful, authentic Mexican dishes. Our sauces, dips, chips and tortillas are made fresh daily in-house and we source our ingredients locally. We take pride to producing complex flavors while honoring the traditional cuisine.

For those looking to surrender themselves to the COMPLETE Mexican experience, we’re bringing out our Trompo too! Who doesn’t love some well marinated pineapple and pork, slow cooked on a vertical rotating spit that is exploding with the traditional flavors of Mexico. We promise just a slice of this in your taco and you’ll be coming back for more!

Come for the fun!!

With a full stocked bar and signature cocktails, crisp cold beer and feel good vibes, El Chicano delivers an experience.

We’ve got it all air conditioned so you can enjoy in style and comfort and that’s not even the best part. We’ve got TV screens so you don’t miss a match while smashing back some of the best Mexico has to offer!

Walk into El Chicano anytime you want a plateful of Mexico and let the good times roll!