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Taqueria El Tio

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81 S. River St, Aurora, IL 60506
+1 630-844-6603
09:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 09:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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Aurora, Illinois
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Nice little simple restaurant with delicious unpretentious food. Tacos and Tortas are very good, and the warm homemade salsa is tasty.

Thank WIC62
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

On Monday, they have $1 taco specials. Two tacos fill me up and three are enough for my boyfriend. We also order a side of guacamole which is very good. Good Value, Good Food

Thank nhagel8840
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Monday dollar taco night is great, but this place has good prices and delicious tacos anytime. May be a little tricky to find but well worth it. Seating is limited but worth the wait or takeout.

Thank Thomas G
Aurora, Illinois
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015

We have been going here for a while now. Always really good tacos ,it's a block west of Hollywood casino in downtown aurora. The service is very good as well. The prices are very reasonable ,the orchata is one of the best I've ever had so overall my family kind of small restaurant will definetly go back time after time,it's... More 

Thank Nancybur2014
Indianapolis, Indiana
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317 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 307 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2014

We were at an all day event at the Paramount Theater in downtown Aurora and had two meal times to consider. Didn't want to do the standard fast food for both meals. Happy to see this mom and pop Mexican restaurant around the corner from the theater. Completely authentic Mexican food for sit down or carryout. We kept it simple... More 

1 Thank bloomcrew
Aurora, Illinois
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175 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2014

We are loving this place, and last night, bringing four "new" people, we're even more in love . .. While the place wasn't full, one poor, but very efficient wait person, had to handle everyone as other employees had called in sick. She did an amazing job as well as the chef, who got food out promptly, efficiently, tasty and... More 

Thank ljtheodore1122
Chicago, Illinois
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80 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2013

I liked this restaurant. The food was good, and the waitress was friendly. They offer more than just Mexican cuisine. They even had an ice cream bar. I will go back again.

Thank workingfortheweekend

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81 S. River St, Aurora, IL 60506
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Aurora
  • Phone Number: +1 630-844-6603

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?