Altiro Latin Fusion - Roscoe Village

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$30 and under
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Mexican
A restaurant chain with locations throughout Northern Illinois, offering a tapas-style inspired latin fusion cuisine of classic dishes with infused new flavors from Spain, Mexico, and South America.

Our dishes are presented in a tapa-style way, inspired by Spain's tapas which are small Spanish savory dishes, typically served with drinks at a bar.
All of our ingredients are bought locally.
All meat is free of hormones.
All poultry comes from grass-fed animals
All of our sweeteners are agave-based nectars.
All vegetables and fruits arrive fresh daily.
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SM
Chicago
100 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 1ambience 4

Bourbon fest was going on in Roscoe village so there was a limited menu. Food was good but service was horrendous! It wasn’t jammed with people but I’m guessing it could have been worse. Silverware was difficult to acquire & food came out scattered through the evening. I’m hoping the distractions were from the festival or this place will be shuttered pretty soon.

AJ
1 review
Dined on July 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It's a superb restaurant when stunningly good food.

OT
Chicago
44 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Great food and super friendly staff. Our waitress gave us great recommendations. The Al Alambre was amazing! I’ll definitely go back for that and the al pepino cocktail. Great addition to our neighborhood!

BS
1 review
Dined on June 7, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 2

From the outside it looks like a nice trendy Latin Eatery, once you get in you notice how cramped and loud it is....the music was so loud I could not have a conversation with the person next to me. We ordered two drinks and left right away. The drinks were good , a little overpriced. We would have stayed for food but we so cramped and the seating is uncomfortable we headed out.

ED
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on May 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Every time we eat here I can't wait to return. Drinks are exceptional.

CS
Washington DC
31 reviews
Dined on April 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This place is the gem in Roscoe village. Don’t let those tacos get too small guys. The lunatics are very complimentary

B
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

Date night with my wife. I would say that the experience was “fine”. The food was average, we liked two dishes, disliked the pialla and found the guacamole to be “fine”.

I asked for a Paloma, was told they don’t have the ingredients, which I find odd at a Latin fusion restaurant. Price was more than the value.

I’ll likely pass in the future.

M
Chicago
78 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

We really enjoyed the restaurant. The selection of tapas is wonderful and we really enjoyed the meal. The beverage selection is very good, and we really liked the sangria and the selection of beers that were offered. The tables were small, but adequate. The bench was nice, but the chair was difficult to sit on - it always felt like it was possible to fall. Not stable for an average size person.
Thank you for the lovely evening.

OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Flavorful Latin food. Attentive service. Prices were on the high side.

H
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on February 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

What a hidden gem.... great delicious food and helpful staff. Check it out!

TM
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Cozy and intimate the space was great for a dinner with a friend on a Friday night. The cocktails were delicious as was the food.

LM
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on January 17, 2019
Overall 2food 1service 2ambience 3

I kept smelling air freshener the whole time. I looked over and there it was plugged into the wall. Definitely not something I want to smell at a restaurant. Guac didn’t seem fresh. Food was just okay.

OT
Chicago
12 reviews
Dined on January 13, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Despite the confirmed reservation and stated business hours, we arrived to find that the restaurant was closed. Nothing was posted on the door of the restaurant to indicate why it was closed unexpectedly.

A
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on December 5, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Friends took us here and we really enjoyed it. We were going to theatre at Timeline with friends and
we decided to meet here for an early dinner before the show. It was great.

SH
Chicago
1 review
Dined on November 9, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 2

When we arrived there and told them about the reservation made via OpenTable, they didn't know what we were talking about. But we were immediately seated as there were plenty of seats. They looked surprised as to why we even made a reservation. We were originally going to go to a nearby place but the wait time will not work out and we needed to get in another place definitely. It took us awhile to find parking in the area, which is mostly residential. The food was good, fancy Mexican if I would describe it. I prefer authenticity when eating ethnic cuisine so I did not favor this flourish well. But they were tasty to be fair. There were several wait staff that brought the food to our table and often confused as to what to put on our table, we were a party of 5. They operate as though they were a new establishment, not quite oiled yet. Perhaps they are still a newly opened business, I didn't ask or tried to find out.

LC
1 review
Dined on September 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Beautiful looking tasty food with great cocktails with outdoor patio.

HD
Denver
37 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Fresh and fun - delicious cocktails and wonderful Latin food. Our table shared tacos and tapas and an appetizer which were all delicious.

DP
1 review
Dined on August 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food is excellent! Good for sharing. And the drinks are great, as well. Definitely recommend.

k
Chicago
166 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

My friend has been here and loved it. I was not as much of a fan. They were out of a number of things when we got there so we had to modify our choices a few times. Maybe it was just an off evening either for me or them or both of us, but it was not an experience that would draw me back although as I noted, my friend enjoyed it more than me and is enthusiastic about going back.

ES
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food and the staff are perfect! Very accommodating and friendly with delicious fusion food! Highly recommend.

LF
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Delicious food, interesting fun cocktails and excellent friendly service. We loved it.

RM
Chicago
1 review
Dined on June 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome place ! Lamb is amazing !

OT
Chicago
25 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

We booked through open table and when we finally arrived the restaurant was closed. I am a little disappointed in the app and the restaurant for not communicating.

A
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on April 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Altiro is right around the block from me and I never been in before. It did not disappoint. The tacos were fantastic and the drinks hit the spot. Seasonal fruit in the guacamole was very tasty and different.

KK
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Incredible food, cocktails and service! Our waiter was top notch, very attentive with great food and drink suggestions. Some of the best and most creative cocktails I’ve ever had. Lovely ambiance and can’t wait to go back!

AH
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on March 22, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Good portions. Garlic shrimp tacos were very good. Guacamole was decent but I make better at home and you really couldn’t tell the difference between the three different kinds. Had the potatoes and they were good but egg was slightly undercooked (still white goo). Also had the elotes... good but a bit salty.

CC
Birmingham
13 reviews
Dined on March 21, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 2

My favorite thing about this place is the cocktail I get every time, the al jarrito. It is delicious and consistently made. Everyone I have taken here has always really enjoyed their cocktail. Some are creative but they make a really good margarita too. The food itself is good, they are shareable small plates (tapas) so don't expect large portions, but it is slightly over priced.

They have mood lighting, which made reading the menu difficult for those I was dining with. The seating is not all that comfortable but I did enjoy the first time I went and we were able to eat outside.

MV
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on February 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Tons of great flavors in both the food and the cocktails. Really impressed. Only downside was that there weren't enough bites per dish! We didn't leave hungry, but probably could have ordered 2-3 more plates and not been stuffed.

Ultimately, it was absolutely a treat and we will definitely go back again.

OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on January 6, 2018
Overall 2food 4service 4ambience 3

Not enough food for the price

OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

Appetizer patatas Brava was delicious. Steak tacos were great. Garlic shrimp tacos were extremely disatisfying though. Tables way too close together. Would possibly return.

b
Chicago
1 review
Dined on December 15, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The food was absolutely delicious. The cocktails were excellent too. Great service. Everything was top notch. I will definitely be going back to this place.

AT
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on December 9, 2017
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

We enjoyed our dining experience. The food, beer, wine, martinis and mixed drinks were excellent, as was the atmosphere. The service was very good, though they never brought out the coffees we ordered (we were seated near the door and it was quite chilly). We don't live in the neighborhood, so we drove and there was no valet. There is nearby street parking, but it's a busy area and finding a spot wasn't that easy. So, next time we'll uber and request a seat far away from the door. Small things, not deal breakers, but a good heads-up for other diners.

SM
Chicago
101 reviews
Dined on November 25, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Best drink menu on Roscoe village! Corn is excellent. Skip skimpy guacamole.

C
Chicago
28 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2017
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Opentable allowed me to make a reservation but when we arrived they were closed with a sign on the door that said they weren't open that day. I sent a private email to the restaurant via their webpage to inform them that their hours were not in line with opentable and they couldn't be bothered to respond

SM
Chicago
101 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

The best cocktails in Roscoe Village (& beyond)! Corn is amazing....love this spot.

P
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent. Margarita was excellent. We will be back!!

A
Chicago
8 reviews
Dined on October 27, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We highly recommend Altiro. Great cozy setting, not too loud. The food was outstanding, especially the papas bravas. All of the food was excellently seasoned. We also really enjoyed the cocktails. The only area for improvement would be the sangria, maybe there was too much brandy? We will definitely be back!

A
Chicago
1 review
Dined on October 20, 2017
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

We loved this little neighborhood gem; the service was on point as was the foood. Tacos were excellent and we loved the cocktail choices and dessert (Mexican terimisu)!

OT
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food and cocktails were creative, perfectly executed and very well balanced. We will return!

OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2017
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

I loved the flavors! Was a slow Thursday night. Nice spin to the guacamole, loved their sauces and patatas bravas

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