Mexican Republic Kitchen & Cantina

4.4
11 reviews
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$30 and under
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Mexican
Serving Traditional Mexican Food. Full of flavor, cooked with love & served with care. Welcome to our restaurant where you will have an authentic taste of what Mexico has to offer. Our menu consist of the most popular items like tacos & burritos to more complex entrees like Mole Coloradito Enchiladas, Peanut Salsa, Beef Barbacoa, Mole Braised Brisket & many more dishes. We introduce new entrees every week. Thank you for joining us!
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PS
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always excellent food and drink served by happy people.

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DW
1 review
Dined on June 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best food and be service in town! The shrimp tacos are amazing!

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N
Chicago
22 reviews
Dined on May 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The wife and I enjoyed the caso fondito appetizer, steak fajitas and spicy shrimp for dinner. All items were prepared perfectly and the service was terrific. Especially like the mole type salsa they give you with the chips while you’re waiting to place your order.
We will definitely return.

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C
Chicago
38 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

The mole sauces were outstanding and so was the salsa. Meals good. Service pleasant although not as knowledgeable as they could be. Presentation good.

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OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 1ambience 2

Service was poor. Didn’t even give us silverware or napkins until we asked twice. First they have us paper towels from the bathroom. Yuk.
The quesadilla for the kids was notably poor- event the kids noticed. My husbands beef was not a full piece of beef- it was chunks. Odd. My fish tacos were ok but not great. The music was thumping bass heavy. The ambience was flat and bright. Nothing fun to admire and the lighting was super bright. Overall poor experience. Will not go back.

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TD
1 review
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Great dining experience. The food was excellent. Service was good. They were busy with very large parties. It did not impact our experience. Bar service was on point. Great overall. I will return and bring friends. Maggie

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KH
1 review
Dined on April 29, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

The service was great, the food was the best Mexican food I have had in a long time. The empanadas were very tasty, and my carnitas were great. My husband had the tres leches cake for dessert and he polished it all off(it was a big slice, with icecream!) Will definitely go again. I liked the food better here than at the place that used to be in the location.

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AS
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on April 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very good food. Pleasantly surprised to see all the seafood on the menu. Truly southern/“Vera Cruz” regional cuisine. A new favorite. Definitely will be back

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g
1 review
Dined on March 24, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Mexican Republic is a very good place to dine in and for larger party. Food is not excellent but it is surely good. The flavors are not very authentic but they have done a good job keeping it nice and simple. Quantity is huge 1 plate can serve 2 easily. There queso was a little disappointment, Chile Relleno was very good must try.

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DE
Chicago
1 review
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 2ambience 4

Food and drinks were delicious. We couldn't find our waitress much of the evening.

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BS
Chicago
10 reviews
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Food was delicious, service was attentive but not overbearing. Good stuff all round.

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