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427 Cedar Ave, Scranton, PA 18505-1105
+1 570-955-5210
10:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 21:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I eat here almost every week. The tacos are fantastic as well as the burritos. The food is authentic and well priced. The building may not look like much, but this restaurant is definitely worth a try.

Thank Owen W
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64 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want fancy go somewhere else. If you want great Mexican food you won't better than here. They do a fantastic job.

Thank Happy_Gourmet1
Scranton, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Chicanos is one of my family's top 5 restaurants in Scranton and by far the most casual, affordable and family-friendly of the bunch. My husband and I were regulars at the original location when we were dating and continue to patronize the restaurant now at the new location on cedar ave with our 2 children in tow. We like to... More 

Thank Jessica N
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

We just went Saturday to eat, and I was pretty disturbed to find out that they no longer serve lengua (cows tongue) tacos. Not that it was ever cleaned properly, but I cut it away and they had a very good flavor. I wound up ordering cheese enchiladas and tacos of carnitas with a side of pico de gallo. The... More 

Thank Carrie K
Kingston, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

I eat here virtually every time I am in Scranton for lunch. They have a wonderful variety of foods including some not generally available in your traditional franchise Mexican restaurant. I particularly like the Menudo when the weather is cold. They have tacos made with beef tongue as well as posole. I've never had a bad meal here. It is... More 

Thank Mik1118
Jessup, Pennsylvania
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287 reviews
227 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

All the food at Chicano's is great, but their carnitas is by far the best I have ever sunk my teeth into. Their service is great too.

Thank Kudu40
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90 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

Love this place since it was at the old location. I am addicted to the spicy pork taco's. We love the burritos, flautas, ciles relleno, great dinners at great prices. The place is very clean and the service is friendly and fast. Don't hesitate to try it. Family oriented atmosphere. Very nice owners. Can't wait to go back.

Thank 3lilindians
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41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

I read the reviews and decided to give it a try. There is no doubt that the the food is home made but it totally lacked flavor. I was looking for some real kick and and didn't get it. I am starting to think all the great reviews are planted.

1 Thank Bill G
Union City, New Jersey
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2015

After a disastrous dining experience at Don Pancho Villa and an unexpected extra night stay I decided to try out this place. Well happy to say was not disappointed. Coming from Jackson Heights, Queens were Spanish is king I certainly know about authentic Mexican food. I ordered the plate of Carnitas and they came out PERFECT! Nice and moist just... More 

Thank jjpumaty
Kingston, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

I've eaten Mexican food all over the country and in Mexico. This place is fantastic. What it lacks in presentation it more than makes up for in the quality and taste of the food. it is authentic homemade food served with a smile in the sense that they really value your presence. Don't misinterpret the lack of ambience it is... More 

Thank Mik1118

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 427 Cedar Ave, Scranton, PA 18505-1105
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Scranton
  • Phone Number: +1 570-955-5210

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?