Make a reservation

Party Size
For 2
Date
Today
Time
7:00 PM
icon/ic_social_proofCreated with Sketch.
Booked 49 times today
Special offers available. See details

Takito Kitchen - Wicker Park

4.6
332 reviews
icon/ic_price_rangeCreated with Sketch.
$30 and under
icon/ic_cuisineCreated with Sketch.
Mexican
Perfect For:
  • Casual
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
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

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.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
icon/ic_cuisineCreated with Sketch.
Cuisines
Mexican, Latin American, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service
icon/ic_clockCreated with Sketch.
Hours of operation
Tuesday - Thursday: 5 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday - Saturday: 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Sunday: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
icon/ic_phoneCreated with Sketch.
Phone number
(773) 687-9620
icon/ic_new_windowCreated with Sketch.
icon/ic_paymentCreated with Sketch.
Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
icon/ic_dress_codeCreated with Sketch.
Dress code
Casual Dress
icon/ic_chefCreated with Sketch.
Executive chef
David Dworshak
icon/ic_private_diningCreated with Sketch.
Private party facilities
Takito is available any day of the week to host your private event. Takito is the perfect backdrop for private events from 20 to 100 people. We can create customized options and menus for any type of event including rehearsal dinners, corporate events, holiday parties, birthdays, and more.
icon/ic_contactCreated with Sketch.
Private party contact
Takito Kitchen: (888) 769-3183
icon/ic_cateringCreated with Sketch.
Catering
Takito Kitchen can design a custom food and beverage menu for any event. Our event planners will help you determine precisely what you need and will work within your budget. Our catering service is perfect for formal business lunches or more informal private parties. We can cater for 25 to 100+ guests.

To get more information, please contact us at INFO@TAKITOKITCHEN.COM.
icon/ic_locationCreated with Sketch.
icon/ic_neighborhoodCreated with Sketch.
icon/ic_cross_streetCreated with Sketch.
Cross street
Damen & Division
icon/ic_parking_detailsCreated with Sketch.
Parking details
Plenty of free street parking; or valet right in front of our restaurant
icon/ic_entertainmentCreated with Sketch.
Entertainment
We play music that complements the experience (modern indie tunes, mixed with classic rock & classic rhythm/blue (Foster the People, Yeasayer, Marvin Gay, Led Zeppelin, etc.)
icon/ic_gift_cardCreated with Sketch.
Gift Card
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Weekend Brunch, Wine

Specials

Mother's Day Menus & Specials

Make it MOMS day! Special "menus" created by acclaimed Chef Yanni Sanchez allows your entire party to sit back, and enjoy. Add $10 bottomless Mimosas (for everyone) and its going to be a special day for all! Reservations highly encouraged.

Sunday, May 13, 2018

What 332 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.6based on recent ratings
4.7
food
4.6
service
4.5
ambience
4.5
value
Noise · Moderate
89% of people would recommend it to a friend
  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1
Sort by
Newest
Filters
5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

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.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on April 10, 2018

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.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Highly recommend! The food and portions are great and everyone was very friendly.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Service is always wonderful and food is on point.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on April 5, 2018

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!!

Report
Helpful
4.0Dined on March 29, 2018

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.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

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.

Report
Helpful
3.0Dined on March 18, 2018

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.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

Service and food were spot on, came with a larger group and service was still on top of orders and drinks.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

The wait staff was very accommodating and attentive. The food was delicious, and the drinks were very good.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Great brunch! Fish tacos are amazing. Just a fun place with good food, drinks, and people.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on February 23, 2018

Awesome server, great food, awesome happy hour drink deal!

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on February 15, 2018

The best. Their service is always outstanding and it's a quirky but super cool setup. Also on the affordable side.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

pleasantly surprised! each taco better than the last. esquites was also delicious. the margaritas were solid and service wonderful

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on February 11, 2018

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

Report
Helpful
4.0Dined on February 3, 2018

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.

Report
Helpful
3.0Dined on February 2, 2018

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.

Report
Helpful
4.0Dined on February 1, 2018

The service was great. The mushroom taco was too legit to quit. I loved the pineapple and lychee margaritas!

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on February 1, 2018

I had a great server and service, I’ll be back....

Report
Helpful
4.0Dined on January 27, 2018

Wallah! Food is good here.

Report
Helpful
4.0Dined on January 23, 2018

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.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on January 21, 2018

Staff and food are amazing!

Report
Helpful
3.0Dined on January 20, 2018

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.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on January 19, 2018

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.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on January 19, 2018

I came with my family for a birthday celebration and it was absolutely perfect! Lively ambiance and even better service and food!

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on January 16, 2018

$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.
Wonderful service.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on January 14, 2018

Amazing everything. Lily was our waitress and she’s amazing. Delicious tacos (al pastor), Great margaritas (cucumber margarita), Great chips and salsa.

Report
Helpful
3.0Dined on January 9, 2018

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!

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on January 5, 2018

Fun for sharing tacos and apps and great margaritas! Aldo the music they Olay was awesome!! I️ wanted the playlist but it didn’t exist. Anyway- we will be back for sure. Super friendly staff and energetic for a chill but vibey Friday night out!

Report
Helpful
3.0Dined on January 5, 2018

Great tacos but uncomfortable chairs and loud music.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on December 31, 2017

Fantastic food.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on December 31, 2017

Fantastic service. Great value for what you pay and a very interesting interior. Highly recommended.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on November 12, 2017

Finally, a place in Wicker Park that takes brunch reservations! Takito is a cozy and delicious spot for brunch or dinner. The service was awesome! Everyone was friendly and ensure our mimosa glasses never hit the bottom... I recommend the breakfast tacos!

Report
Helpful
4.0Dined on November 8, 2017

Service was great. I pushed back my reservation twice, they were very accommodating. Menu was a little on the pricey side.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on November 7, 2017

Hands down the best tacos and margaritas in Chicago - and you'd never know the menu is entirely gluten free (yes, even the crispy fish tacos)!

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on November 5, 2017

Great tacos, don't think typical tacqueria, really good fresh food. Margaritas are really tasty.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on November 4, 2017

First time here! Joseph our waiter was welcoming and accommodating from the start!He recommended awesome menu picks and he really went above and beyond to make my husband's birthday extra special!!!! He offered him a free double margarita and gave us all dessert at the end of our dinner. He informed us of two big parties that were soon going to place their orders and now was the time to get in our order! How attentive!!! We loved everything on the menu and the tamarind cilantro margarita was so awesome!!! Will definitely come back!!! I spoke to the manager on site and told her about the awesome experience we had and that we would definitely be coming back and requesting Joseph as our waiter!!!!

Report
Helpful
4.0Dined on November 4, 2017

Very tasty unique twists on Mexican dishes. Cute space and atmosphere.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on November 4, 2017

Saturday brunch with friends. Highly recommend the $10 bottomless mimosas because they are made at a generous ratio and your glass is never empty! Very cool spot that is authentic but not trying too hard. Food was fantastic and our waiter was very knowledgeable about their menu and could make great recommendations. Manager came and talked to the table and was very personable. Thoroughly enjoyed our experience at Takito Kitchen!

Report
Helpful
4.0Dined on November 3, 2017

Pork Belly tacos make everything worth it. Service seems slightly understaffed. Area is great.

Report
Helpful
1
2
3
9