Topolobampo, specializes in authentic regional cuisine served in an elegant, upscale setting. Sister restaurant, Frontera Grill serves authentic Mexican Food in a fun, casual & relaxed atmosphere. Topolobampo takes advance reservations for all parties. If you do not see what you are looking for, please call us for further information.
The newest Mercadito locations are the chicest and most modern additions to the restaurant family. Ample sized banquets accommodate large parties while smaller white quartzite tables and the soft wood floor and ceiling keep the atmosphere cozy. Exquisite details include rope screens separating banquettes, handmade pyramid-shaped copper lights illuminating the bar, and unique graffiti-style murals dressing the dining rooms. A massive bar area and lounge lets guests relax while taking in the stylish and upscale environment.
Enjoy cozy booth-style seating, warm ambiance, and a full exhibition kitchen overlooking The Magnificent Mile. Live jazz is offered nightly.
Mexique is a full service restaurant offering modern Mexican cuisine with a French influence. French recipes and cooking techniques during the French occupation of Mexico in the 1860's became an important element in the evolution of modern Mexican gastronomy. Come join us at Mexique as we introduce this historical blending of French and Mexican cuisine with a modern personal style by Executive Chef Carlos Gaytan in a fun and casual environment. Walk-ins always welcome, but reservations are highly recommended.
Cantina Laredo serves authentic Mexican dishes in a sophisticated atmosphere. We offer daily fish specials, grilled chicken and steaks complimented by signature sauces such as chipotle-wine with portobello mushrooms or sauteéd artichoke hearts and roasted red bell peppers.
Adobo serves the finest authentic rustic Mexican cuisine.
With a bustling location in Lincoln Park and another in River North, Taco Joint brings the different flavors found throughout the streets and marketplaces of Mexico to Chicago. The menu includes a selection of tacos made with braised and grilled meats, housemade salsas and handmade tortillas including; Barbacoa from Central Mexico, Cochinita Pibil from Yucatan and Carnitas from Jalisco. Other street fare includes flautas, tortas, tamales and quesadillas. The cantina features a variety of specialty margaritas and cocktails, Mexican and craft beers plus Chicago's first tequila cages. The interior combines natural wood accents and iron along with colorful distressed walls and murals to give you the feel of a small town in Mexico nestled in the hustle and bustle of Chicago.
Mago Grill is a modern twist on everyday dining featuring a delicious menu of authentic Mexican and Latin dishes created by chef Juan Luis Gonzalez. Open for lunch and dinner daily, 7 days a week. Family friendly dining, great for groups, too!
Zapatista is an authentic Mexican restaurant in the Near South Loop. Made with the passion, heart & soul of Mexico, using the freshest of ingredients, the fare at Zapatista is a blend of regional Mexican dishes that are authentic, yet contemporary. The menu ranges from grilled chicken, pork, steak and seafood entrees with house made moles and salsas to burritos, tacos & enchiladas, plus the guacamole is made table-side just how you like it. The atmosphere
is romantic and rustic with a beautiful stone back bar which holds some of the finest tequilas available; not to mention, the specialty drink list which boasts a variety of unique recipes & a great beer & wine selection. The hand painted wood furniture is comfortable, the walls are rich in color and the photographs hung around the restaurant depict the life of a Zapatista. Choose to dine in the dining room, sit in the bar, or enjoy the long days of summer
at a table on the large outdoor sidewalk patio.
A celebration of Mexico's heritage, Mago Grill & Cantina is the creation of award-winning Chef Juan Luis Gonzalez. It's original Mexican and Latin menu is comprised of authentic favorites including freshly smashed tableside guacamole, seafood ceviches, savory salsas, fresh salads, and main dishes of steak, chicken, pork and seafood including the chef's own Grandma Paula's family recipes with vegetarian and gluten-free friendly items. The full service bar caters to margarita and tequila connoisseurs. Open for lunch, dinner and cocktails daily, 7 days a week. Family friendly dining, great for groups, too!
One of the "10 Hottest New Restaurants" in Chicago! -Zagat
"I ate nearly every item on [Takito's] easily navigable menu and I didn't have a single throwaway bite." -Mike Sula, renowned Chicago Reader food critic
Four out of four. -Redeye
Located at 2013 West Division in Wicker Park, Takito Kitchen features Mexican-inspired cuisine created by Executive Chef/Partner David Dworshak and a complementary beverage program. The menu features seasonal shared plates, ceviche, tacos and more with a focus on fresh ingredients and complex flavors, all tucked inside a homemade tortilla. The Takito drink program showcases margaritas and cocktails centered around various high-end tequilas and rum in addition to Latin beers and wines.
Salsa 17 Grill & Margarita Bar’s menu is influenced by Mexico’s savory food and family traditions. With an atmosphere second to none, we offer you a taste of Mexico’s finest recipes in food, margaritas, and fresh, made-to-order guacamole. Mi Casa es Su Casa. We invite you to experience the essence of Mexican cuisine in our truly unique setting today There is something for everyone at Arlington Heights’ Salsa 17 Mexican Grill & Margarita Bar, from authentic Mexican cuisine to outstanding service. Come experience this unique Mexican eatery today. Don’t forget to come and try one of our 180 tequilas. Don’t worry we won’t tell.
¡AY CHIWOWA! is an energetic, neighborhood tequila and taco tavern, offering over 90 different tequilas, kegged craft cocktails, innovative takes on classic Mexican street fare, a jukebox, photobooth, DJs playing 80’s and 90’s hits and a non-stop fiesta serving food and drinks until 4 a.m. (5 a.m. on Saturdays!). Reservations, walk-ins and private party inquiries are welcome.
Private party room rentals for 20 to 100 guests are available for festive company outings, birthday celebrations, and even a casual rehearsal dinner party before the big day! Check out the party dining tab for more information.
Salpicón offers classic & contemporary Mexican cuisine by acclaimed chef Priscila Satkoff (named by Larousse Gastronomique as "One of the Top Chefs of Mexican Cuisine") and recently inducted into the Chicago Culinary Museum's Chefs Hall of Fame, accompanied by a Wine Spectator Best of Award of Excellence Wine List, served in a fun & festive atmosphere. Tequila fans will enjoy our selection of over 100 selections of super-premium 100% agave Tequila. Enjoy in a Margarita or sip on it's own or in one of our flights. (Please note: Toddlers and infants not allowed on Friday or Saturday nights. Strollers ARE NOT permitted.
If you are looking for a unique eating experience, Mixteco Grill is the place for authentic Mexican cuisine. Mole sauce is the essence of this restaurant. The menu is simple – a variety of appetizers, entrees and desserts that are made fresh daily. Chef Raul Arreola, formally a sous chef at Frontera Grill of Chicago, puts his special touch to every dish he prepares.
Zapatista offers authentic Mexican cuisine with a multitude of flavors. Diners will appreciate the rustic atmosphere and warm décor. Favorite dishes include made to order guacamole and fajitas cooked tableside in a lava stone molcajete. Al fresco dining available seating over 175 people including a beautiful fire pit.
Zapatista is named in honor of Emiliano Zapata and all his faithful followers, which were called Zapatistas. During the Mexican Revolution early in the 20th century, Zapatistas fought for freedom, equal rights for fair wages and the opportunity to own their own land, much like the American colonists had fought for in the American Revolutionary War. Given the importance of Mexican culture in the United States, we found it necessary to tell this story through our restaurant.
Zapatista is one of Chicago's best authentic Mexican restaurants. Favorite dishes include the made-to-order guacamole and the fajitas which are served sizzling hot in a molcajete or lave stone. The menu also boasts excellent steak and seafood dishes and a seemingly endless list of tequila choices. And our guests will love al fresco dining in late spring through early autumn, with our grand outdoor dining area on the sidewalk.
A word from Chuck's Southern Comfort's Cafe and Banquets:
Our acclaimed menu and warm atmosphere makes this a favorite among south siders and north siders alike. Accolades for Chuck's have been received from Chicago Magazine, ABC-TV, Hungry Hound, Check Please!, Chicago's Best TV and Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives to name just a few. Arrive early or after finishing your meal head into the bar area for all the televised sports events or just to relax and have a drink.
Las Palmas is a family owned and operated business with strong ties to the city. From East Rogers Park to Wicker Park, we identify with the strain of this urban metropolis and feel a vested interest in providing a communal place for the essentials of human activities. Tucked into a tiny alcove in one of this city’s trendiest neighborhoods, Las Palmas remains one of Bucktown’s best-kept secrets. Upon entering the restaurant one’s senses are inundated with the vibrant colors of local and international artwork and the festive or melancholy sounds of live traditional music. Las Palmas serves spirited Mexican cuisine in a decidedly upscale, but refreshingly unpretentious environment. Chef Armando Gonzalez provides an exquisite selection of courses made from the freshest ingredients with solid roots in Mexican culinary heritage yet with a penchant for inventive whimsy.
The owners of Patrón’s Hacienda & Sports Cantina are thrilled to bring their family recipes to their new Mexican restaurant featuring fine steaks, traditional Mexican dishes, and a sports cantina. The owners come from backgrounds in restaurants specifically from Mexico City and the western suburbs of Chicago, and are known for some of the best authentic Mexican dishes offered in the Chicago metropolitan area. The inspiration for Patrón’s Hacienda are these long-running family recipes; fine steaks; an extensive Tequila menu featuring individual shots, flights, and bottle service; fresh squeezed juice margaritas; and the same affordable prices offered in our suburban locations will now be available in Chicago’s River North neighborhood.
Moe's Cantina is a modern Mexican cantina -- Mexican fare with Spanish & South American flaire. The menu features small sharable plate choices such as skewers and tacos, plus more substantial fare like banana leaf-wrapped halibut with chipotle sauce and parrillada de carnes, with rib-eye, rib ends, skirt steak and bone-in chicken served on a tabletop grill. Moe's has quickly become famous for the sangrias and margaritas. So who is Moe? He's a friend of the family who developed quite a reputation for his culinary skills.
Caution! There's a party inside! DS Tequila Company offers the best in burgers, tacos, tequila and FUN! Our hand blended burgers are made from 100% Allen Brothers Prime Beef and our signature flour tortillas are made from scratch everyday in our kitchen. This might be comfort food, but it's not fast food! Eat alone at the bar or come in with a huge group. We can accommodate parties of up to 30 people at one table. Party packages are also available for bigger events. Specials like our half off all food Mondays and events like our famous Wednesday night trivia are sure to keep you full and entertained every night of the week.
Specializing in authentic refined-rustic Mexican cuisine.
Our acclaimed menu and warm atmosphere makes this a favorite among southsiders and northsiders alike. Accolades for Chuck's have been received from Chicago Magazine, ABC-TV, Hungry Hound, Check Please!, Chicago's Best TV, Windy City Live and Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives to name just a few. Arrive early or after finishing your meal head into the Voodoo Lounge for all the televised sports events or or just to relax and have a drink.
Modern Mexican Cuisine. Don't forget your bottle of Tequila; we have fresh Margarita mix everyday.
The Authentico cuisine is healthy Mexican combined with a modern twist. We offer the freshest ingredients available to create dishes from scratch every day. Even the tortillas and sauces are created fresh daily. Authentico's ambiance is a blend of rustic and old world with a modern flair.
CiNe restaurant, a modern day taqueria featuring contemporary Mexican dining, is located in Hinsdale’s Historic Downtown on 29 E. First Street. CiNe is open for dinner six days a week. Lunch options will be available in the Summer of 2013 when the stunning outdoor patio opens.
CiNe has a special space for each type of customer. The bar is open late-night, perfect for enjoying happy hour or stopping by for a quick bite. The bar menu is comprised of various tapas including tacos, ceviche, tortas and more. The cocktail list features signature drinks made with the freshest ingredients including margaritas, Mezcal cocktails, and never-before-seen Micheladas
Serving up delicious and affordable Cuban, Mexican and South American specialties in a warm, rustic ambiance accompanied by spicy salsa music and Latin rock. Clean lines and dark wood flooring create a urban, trendy feeling accented by a huge fireplace!
Dinner entrees include ropa vieja platillo, braised pulled pork steak, or chuletas al pastor, marinated pork chops with caramelized onions and grilled pineapple. Add a signature Margarita or Mojito to take you on a Latin adventure.
Contemporary seasonal cooking featuring Mexican and Puerto Rican traditional foods with a modern twist. All beef, pork and lamb products come from Allen Brothers - "The Great Steakhouse Steaks."
Best house-made margaritas in town and an excellent boutique wine list. Watch all games. Dine before or after games concerts or conventions. The restaurant is located close to United Center, White Sox, Soldier Field, and McCormick Place limo service.
Enjoy the warm summer weather while dining al fresco on May St. Cafe's outdoor patio. Available for private parties and catering, try our patio for your private party and our new May St. mini late night menu of small plates and Latin inspired fresh cocktails. Watch special events and Chicago's teams win on our large flat screen TV without the distraction of sound while at the same time dining in style.
Upscale Mexican Dining in the Lakeshore East area of Chicago. Come experience the authentic flavors of Mexico and a Mosaic of Ingredients from its different regions. Our bar is fully stocked with more than 140 tequilas and 70 mezcales.
In August of 1983 a small carry-out taqueria by the name Don Juan Restaurante was opened in Edison Park Chicago. The restaurant offers unique and creative traditional to contemporary Mexican cuisine, Legendary Margaritas, All major Mexican Imported Beers, over Fifty Tequilas, & a well thought Wine List await to accompany your meal.
The restaurant has grown in the community & beyond receiving local and national recognition in print and media. Don Juan’s has become an icon for outstanding traditional and contemporary Mexican cuisine, a full service adult lounge, outdoor café seating, a private party room, catering, special events, live entertainment, & even complimentary valet parking.
Don Juan Restaurante is proud to have such wonderful and loyal customers over the years. Always seeking the freshest highest quality ingredients and providing great Mexican food at great value has been and always will be our purpose.
Welcome to El Mariachi! They have a strict policy of only serving top quality, authentic dishes and the best margaritas. It has been family owned and operated for over 15 years. They offer a more genuine and unique experience than your typical Mexican restaurant with an extensive selection of over 150 tequilas (100% Blue Agave), if you don"t believe it come and see for yourself. Also, they are famous for tableside guacamole prepared at your table fresh to order, and offer the most authentic regional Mexican cuisine in all of Lakeview! The authentic Mexican experience is enhanced with imported handcrafted decor and artwork, intimate lighting and traditional mariachi music. They also have and outstanding patio and party room that can accommodate around 100 people. If you would rather be the host they can cater the food for your event! So next time you need to plan an event contact your friends at El Mariachi. You don't want to miss out! Hope to see you soon, your friends at El Mariachi.
La Casa de Isaac and Moishe’s Restaurant is the second Mexican restaurant established in Highland Park by the Nava family from Huitzuco, Guerrero, Mexico. As family owned and operated establishments, the Nava family has brought some unique Mexican dishes to Chicago’s North Shore. Isaac’s Mother’s Favorite Enchiladas – a recipe developed by their mother, Florencia – continues to be a customer favorite. New specialty items are added continually with an emphasis on local favorites from their home region. The Nava family maintains a strong commitment and loyalty to the community by offering unique Mexican dishes with excellent service. They appreciate the support and patronage of their customers.
Welcome to Las Fuentes Mexican Restaurant in Lincoln Park. We have been serving authentic Mexican food in Chicago for more than 33 years. We have a beautiful indoor dining rooms and a spacious patio that will make you feel as if you're in a beautiful part of Mexico eating al fresco, enjoying a margarita, some guacamole, and the company of your friends. We serve fresh made margaritas in pitcher size and we have traditional Mexican dishes like Chiles En Nogada, but we also serve favorites like Fajitas, Enchiladas, and Carne Asadas. We accommodate all party sizes. Our Patio and our indoor dining rooms have had private parties and all other sized parties. We hope you enjoy Las Fuentes's beautiful atmosphere and delicious food and margaritas.
You can also Find Las Fuentes Restaurants in Alsip, Stickney, Morton Grove and Palos Hills, Illinois.
Welcome to Sol De Mexico Tierra Azteca, to enjoy a world class cuisine and feel welcome to Mexico alive for you. Sol De Mexico swings casual, in an elegant setting to make you feel at home. But it also racks with classic Mexican rhythms. Its wall radiate sun-baked colors. The paintings, sculptures and decoration leap to your eyes and make you laugh. Together they invite you to a journey of tradition throughout Mexico. Sol De Mexico restaurant uses beautiful ingredients, often organic-grown, to bring to you the bold flavors and immediate freshness that jump off the tongue just as it does in Mexico. Buen Provecho!
Mariachi Hospitality Group welcomes you to yet another addition to East Lakeview. Come and experience refinement & individuality at Chicago's first Mexican Steakhouse Steaks, Chops, Seafood with a Mexican flare. Offering a Full Service bar with an extensive wine selection, craft beers, and hand crafted cocktails.
This Little Village spot isn’t your average Mexican restaurant. Sure, you'll find standard tacos, burritos and tortas on the menu. But sprinkled in among the usual Mexican suspects are some truly exotic options, including vibora de cascabel(fried rattlesnake), served in red or green sauce or sauteed in fresh garlic, as well as jabali (wild boar) and lagarto (alligator) prepared in the same manner. And if you look past the usual nachos and other expected appetizers, you’ll find angulas a la bilbaina, Spanish baby eels sauteed in fresh garlic and chile de arbol, and ancas de ran, fried or grilled frog legs. There are also plenty of steak, chicken and seafood standards, but if you’re looking for a walk on the wild side you won’t be disappointed.
Chef Juan welcomes you to his hometown of Galena and his unique cultural blend of Mexican and American cuisine at Ayalas. Born in the state of VeraCruz, Mexico, Juan Dorantes grew up with a love and appetite for food. As a child, he looked forward to his visits at Grandma Ayala's house for dinner.
He then learned how she blended the freshest ingredients from the markets to create her many wonderful dishes, which Juan has used as inspiration in his diverse menu. Enjoy!
Introducing real Mexican cuisine without the burning experience but with all the great taste and freshness of Mexico.(BYOB)
At Cosina Grill we offer authentic Mexican gastronomy with a touch of contemporary flavors. All of our dishes come from recipes that have been passed for generations in the families of the owners, Chef Israel Olguin and his wife, restaurant manager, Maria Aguilar.
We spoil our customers with a variety of unique flavors, salsas and moles, as well as with a comfortable and warm atmosphere, surrounded by typical folklore pieces that are displayed along with information of their origin and meaning, thus providing visitors with a full taste of the rich Mexican culture through all of their senses.
Moreover, good service is a trademark at Cosina Grill where our friendly staff individually welcomes all our visitors while Chef Israel often visits the dining room to make sure everybody is enjoying a great meal.
We serve the most succulent, delicious and fresh Mexican food in the Chicago area! Featuring recipes from Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mom's Old Recipe Mexican Restaurant boasts a large menu of traditional Mexican dishes that will leave you wanting more. Whether you are planning an intimate date, a family outing or meeting with friends after work, our dishes will satisfy everyone and our relaxing atmosphere is simply perfect for any occasion. Stop in and have a look! We're certain you'll find something to make your taste buds ecstatic! Our dishes are also available for take-out and catering.