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Javier's Sabor Mexicano

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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8 W Miner St, Arlington Heights, IL 60004-5916 (Formerly La Chicanita Mexican Restaurant)
+1 847-255-7075
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Today
11:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun - Tue 11:00 - 22:00
Wed - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Arlington Heights, IL
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great place, Javier does a great job with the food and atmosphere. The food has always been great, and the service is top notch, even with big groups.

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Thank AAASparky
Arlington Heights, Illinois
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been going to/taking out from Javiers for over 10 years and it is always very good. The décor is nice and staff very friendly. Portions are large as well.

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Thank keats100
West Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I spilt the Pablano mole. The portion is huge. Tha fajitas as well as the margaritas are very good.

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Thank JDole
Arlington Heights, Illinois
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best mole anywhere, excellent food, and great atmosphere, it's like a really good restaurant in Mexico. We have been going here for over 40 years when it was the original, then the 2nd and now the third place on the site. This is really the best with charming decor and wonderful servers. They have a wall of pictures where you... More 

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Thank Julie K
Arlington Heights, Illinois
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

The restaurant was really crowded and service was really slow. I would have forgiven that but the food was not worth the wait. It's very popular but I see no reason to go back there. If you want authentic Mexican cuisine head to Salsa 17 instead.

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Thank Sandyk216B
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The food was good and fresh. Enjoy the flan it is delicious. Cost is not bad. Clean restaurant. Had a burrito and it was large.

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Thank Santina H
Rockford, Illinois, United States
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

I liked my food and drinks. Sat at the bar after dinner for a bit. I think the decor in the restaurant and bar are nice. The service was good. My only complaint is we had a coupon and they took it from us. We paid with a credit card and did not notice that they changed the amount back... More 

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Thank Rhonda H
Arlington Heights, Illinois
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Nice Mexican restaurant with great food and Margaritas. Great place to hang out with friends and enjoy dinner and drinks. Great service.

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Thank mptener
Chicago
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133 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

This place is really good, especially if you get a Groupon for four. We had a great time and the drinks are very good.

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Thank havefuninthesun
Arlington Heights, Illinois
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

I believe the food is not much different than what you'd make at home with ingredients and spice packages from the Jewel grocery store. Dependable, generic Mexican food. Not fresh tasting. Not a true authentic Mexican taste. Service is good.

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Thank Smagacz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 W Miner St, Arlington Heights, IL 60004-5916 (Formerly La Chicanita Mexican Restaurant)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Arlington Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 847-255-7075

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?