Welcome to El Cid Mexican Restaurant located in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood.
We invite you to indulge your senses in an oasis of bold Mexican flavors and spirited fun. Take in the vibrant colors that defines our stylish space and sip on our famous Margaritas. Taste the diverse regional accents of Mexico in authentic dishes as well as our inspired innovation.
When you walk into El Cid, you will feel how traditional and modern concepts are blended both by taste and sight. El Cid is a warm and welcoming, fun experience. From the spicy/sweet savory dishes to the cozy décor, El Cid captures the best of Mexico with a modern Chicago flare. Our outdoor patio is a great place to sit with friends and enjoy a Margarita or Mojito during the warm summer days and in the winter, you can cozy up to our fireplace in the upstairs lounge. You'll love our food because everything is prepared fresh daily and all for an excellent price.
Catering is available, as well as a banquet/party room, which is great for parties, business meetings, and other events. A tasty Mexican Brunch is also available on Saturday’s and Sunday’s. Come see us today!
Music Night in The Upstairs Lounge
Every Wednesday night from 7 pm - 10 pm, El Cid features live music from local musicians covering a wide array of music from Latin Sounds to Jazz.
May 1 - Stephanie Aaron (Contemporary Vocalist)
May 8 - Charlie Baran & Grupo-Gringo Band
May 15 - Cuban Flavor Latin Band
May 22 - John Roothaan Trio (featuring Lauren Elizabeth)
May 29 - Ya Ya Negra Salsa Band