Takito Kitchen - Wicker Park
"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
Founded by Mario Ponce, Restauratuer (Bar Takito).
Located in "hot" Wicker Park/Ukrainian Village, Takito Kitchen features Modern Mexican cuisine featuring artisanal handcrafted tacos (every tortilla is made-to-order), flavor-popping shared plates using fresh organic ingredients by local farmers, and mouthwatering desserts.
The Takito cocktail program showcases handcrafted margaritas and cocktails centered around various high-end tequilas and rums, in addition to Latin beers and wines. We squeeze fresh juice daily to ensure the absolute best flavor. We will spoil you.
Add to this, an inviting contemporary urban atmosphere, complemented by a service approach admired by most.
Friday - Saturday: 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Sunday: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
To get more information, please contact us at INFO@TAKITOKITCHEN.COM.
Five of us met for drinks, appetizers, tacos and desserts. Everyone was pleased w/everything. We were delighted the tasty margaritas were half price until 7 pm. Nice variety of margaritas from sweet to sour. How appropriate Takito served Pacifico beer. Nothing tastier or more refreshing - and they have chilled beer glasses upon request. Our waiter could not have been friendlier or more professional. He was able to answer questions and make suggestions. A lovely evening indeed! Can’t wait to go back.
This was my second experience at Takito. The food was great and cocktails were as well. Our service was unfortunately, way below I expected. Our food order got mixed up. The waitress fixed it but acted like we had made the mistake. The drinks took a long time to get and more than once we received the wrong drinks. We mentioned the drinks were wrong but even after all the issues she took them and threw them out. She said if she left them we would be charged.
Takito has the best tacos! The people there are really nice!
Takito is my #1 go-to for Mexican food, especially if I'm trying to entertain somebody I have not seen in a while.
I love takito! The pork and chicken tacos are my favorite. yummy tacos and nice people
My family really enjoyed being there! We will be back :)
The best. Always!
The food that we ordered was excellent. Live lamb and vegan tacos.
Super friendly staff and awesome food. The fish tacos were amazing!
Had an awesome time at Takito. Food was delicious: queso fundido, lamb + pork belly + steak tacos. Good drinks. Highly recommend.
Valerie is amazing! The food is always perfect! Love the bottomless, wish it was longer. But keep it up. But keep filling the pitchers faster great value
Fantastic tacos, drinks and service! We’ll definitely be back! I appreciate that the whole menu is gluten free for my family member who need to eat gluten free.
Always love the happy hour of 50% off of the margaritas and all the tacos are great especially the coffee braised beef. We also always get the hearts of palm salad. Servers are great. During summer, great place to sit outside.
Highly recommend! The food and portions are great and everyone was very friendly.
Service is always wonderful and food is on point.
The tacos were amazingly delicious! There was a happy "hour" all evening which meant wonderful margaritas for half price. The Lychee margarita was so refreshing! Highly recommend!!
We met friends for a double date here and had a great meal! We love the tacos, and they seem to rotate new ones onto the menu occasionally. Their seasonal salsas also change and are quite good, though they charge for extra chips and don't give you nearly enough. The margaritas are good--honestly prefer the standard margarita to their sweet seasonal flavors--but way overpriced. I wouldn't order the margaritas except for when they're half off (Thursdays 5-7pm!). Tacos are really delicious! Wish they didn't force you to order them in 2's so that we could've tried more of the menu... Overall great meal, great ambience, and pretty good service.
Absolutely love Takito Kitchen! We had a fabulous meal and drinks were good too. Excellent that the entire menu is gluten free too, I have celiac and it is nice not to have to worry. We order delivery from TK all the time (fish tacos and pork belly tacos are fire) it was cool to come and eat at the restaurant.
I was very disappointed and embarrassed that I brought out of town guests here. Our server complained about working the day before (St. Patricks Day). All of our food was brought out at different times and some of us ate cold food. We ordered the bottomless mimosas (it was Sunday brunch!) and were informed that the restaurant had run out of champagne and would be ending brunch early, after only being there for a glass. To top it off - they ran out of coffee mugs and served us hot coffee in copper 'moscow mule mugs'. The mugs were so hot our serve could barely set them down on the table. They are supposed to be insulating (to keep drinks cold) and were so hot you couldn't even put your mouth on it to drink out of it. It's a cute spot but I will not be going back as a local or taking visitors here.
Service and food were spot on, came with a larger group and service was still on top of orders and drinks.
The wait staff was very accommodating and attentive. The food was delicious, and the drinks were very good.
Great brunch! Fish tacos are amazing. Just a fun place with good food, drinks, and people.
Awesome server, great food, awesome happy hour drink deal!
The best. Their service is always outstanding and it's a quirky but super cool setup. Also on the affordable side.
pleasantly surprised! each taco better than the last. esquites was also delicious. the margaritas were solid and service wonderful
Great bottemless mimosa brunch for 10 bucks! Food was very good and the waitress was very attentive and friendly. I would receommend this to everyone for yummy food very reasonably priced
Service was a little slow to get us started (around 15-20 minutes after we were seated). Other than that the salsa and tacos were great and filling for a decent price.
Food was very good. But it was so loud where we sat. We asked if the techno-dance-party music could be turned down and it never happened. Not very enjoyable when you can hear yourself think. I really was looking forward to the coconut margarita, but it was out & no longer available, another downer. Not my best visit here.
The service was great. The mushroom taco was too legit to quit. I loved the pineapple and lychee margaritas!
I had a great server and service, I’ll be back....
Wallah! Food is good here.
Our server was terrific. Very friendly, and had really good suggestions. The tacos we had were very good and the apps we started with were excellent. Margaritas were good and the happy hour (before 6:30) time frame was very realistic with great discounts.
Staff and food are amazing!
I go out to dinner with friends to enjoy the company and talk and laugh but it was too loud in Takito for that. Very disappointing because it is a great spot and great food.
Great tacos. I loved the earthy mushroom tacos (amazing vegetarian option) and shrimp ceviche. The margaritas were delicious. I am most impressed with how well our server handled my party of twelve.
I came with my family for a birthday celebration and it was absolutely perfect! Lively ambiance and even better service and food!
$3 Taco Tuesday is delicious. Saves you $1-2 a taco too. Guacamole with pine nuts is tasty!
Chairs are uncomfortable.
Music can be loud.
Amazing everything. Lily was our waitress and she’s amazing. Delicious tacos (al pastor), Great margaritas (cucumber margarita), Great chips and salsa.
Takito Kitchen is good enough if you live close but it's not worth making a special trip for.
We stopped in for taco Tuesday ($3 taco specials), they had plenty of seating available, seasonal margaritas and friendly servers. The menu is very nut heavy but our server was helpful with helping me figure out which dishes could be altered to remove the nuts. We settled on Avocado rice without pine nuts (my favorite dish of the night), chicken al pastor tacos, skirt steak tacos, and lamb merguez (this one has pistachios cooked into the meat, but I hear its delicious).
Check it out if you're in the area or have large group since its easy to order family style!