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Mercadito

$$ - $$$Mexican, Latin,
108 W Kinzie St, Chicago, IL 60654-4508
+1 312-329-9555
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“tacos” (192 reviews)
“guacamole” (121 reviews)
“carne” (22 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
108 W Kinzie St, Chicago, IL 60654-4508
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1 - 10 of 484 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

We came here because a friend of mine highly recommended it and I was so disappointed. We arrived at 5:30pm and seated way in a back corner which was fine at first, however it turned out to be a huge issue because they pretty much...More

Thank Suzy L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for dinner tonight ( Saturday). We booked because we couldn’t get in last night. Just as well because busy again. Through no fault of the restaurant we asked to be moved table. (Other diners)This was granted and we had an amazing meal. The service...More

Thank scottishbikers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My hubby and I shared some small plates on a Saturday. I had the Bloody Mary which was spicy and to die for good! Mahi mahi tacos were crispy and so many flavors. Guacamole very good, we tried two kinds. The goat milk flan was...More

Thank jleich
Mercadito-Press, Public Relations Manager at Mercadito, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review! We're so glad you enjoyed dining with us. We’d like to give you a free order of our signature guacamole for being so awesome! Just text the word "mercadito" to phone number 31996 to redeem.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had lunch here with six business colleagues. The ambience is shared food with pass-around side dishes and racks of small soft tacos (4 per rack). We enjoyed guacamole and an assortment of tacos, shrimp ceviche, along with caramelized plantains and for desert. All of...More

Thank Fontek
Mercadito-Press, Public Relations Manager at Mercadito, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review. We’re glad you enjoyed the food! We’d like to give you a free order of our signature guacamole. Just text the word "mercadito" to phone number 31996 to redeem. You'll also get a free $25 gift certificate on your birthday for...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the barbacoa & estilo baja tacos. They come four to a plate, but these tacos are two bites. They were delicious and the most expensive tacos I've ever had. We also had a glass of wine and a cocktail, and for these four...More

Thank clhottovy
Mercadito-Press, Public Relations Manager at Mercadito, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review. We’re glad you enjoyed the food but we’d love to be 5 stars in your eyes! Please send us an email at press@mercaditorestaurants.com to see how we can make your experience even better on your next visit!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, great ambience- a bit noisy though on the weekend. Awesome Tacos, bite sized.. the ceviches were the highlight. Selection of beer was disappointing.

Thank UnniRamesan
Mercadito-Press, Public Relations Manager at Mercadito, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Unni! Thanks for the review! We're so glad you enjoyed dining with us. We’d like to give you a free order of our signature guacamole for being so awesome! Just text the word "mercadito" to phone number 31996 to redeem.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a party of 4 celebrating a birthday, seated at a very cramped 3 person table. My biggest annoyance is when I am rushed through my dinner. That was our experience at Mercadito, but on steroids. Our appetizer, entree, drinks and sides were brought...More

1  Thank Famgutrip
Mercadito-Press, Public Relations Manager at Mercadito, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your comments. We’re very sorry to hear about your experience. This is definitely not the standard of service our customers have come to expect from us. Please contact us at press@mercaditorestaurants.com as we would like to make up for your disappointment.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited with some friends who live in the area for lunch and this place is a favorite of theirs. The decor here is pretty eclectic, not sure what the design is about but they have cozy, large booths and good atmosphere. They have tons...More

Thank Nicole W
Mercadito-Press, Public Relations Manager at Mercadito, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Nicole! We're so glad you had a great time! Have a free order of our signature guacamole on us next time your in for being so awesome! Just text the word "mercadito" to phone number 31996 to redeem.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has the best cucumber margaritas and other cocktails. I had a Paloma Diabla Which was amazing too and had some spice to it. The Canerón tacos are the best shrimp tacos in Chicago! I get them every time. Really good mango and pomegranate...More

Thank Nicki R
Mercadito-Press, Public Relations Manager at Mercadito, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Nicki! Thanks for the review. So glad you enjoyed yourself at Mercadito. So much in fact that we'd like to give you a free order of our signature guacamole on your next visit! Just text the word "mercadito" to phone number 31996 to redeem.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love the guacamole options, and the brisket & shrimp tacos are out of this world!!! This time...only a 2 star. Our waiter/wait staff were great, host stand/bartender terrible!!! However, we had trouble getting 3 out of a party of 4 seated. Had to wait until...More

Thank Sashive
Mercadito-Press, Public Relations Manager at Mercadito, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Sashive, thank you for your comments. We’re very sorry to hear about your experience this time around. This is definitely not the standard of service our customers have come to expect from us. Please contact us at press@mercaditorestaurants.com as we would like to make...More

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Fifisalah
12 April 2016|
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Response from Ernesha P | Reviewed this property |
Earlier in the day, yes. Later in the evening it has more of a clubby feel.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Friday
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 W Kinzie St, Chicago, IL 60654-4508
    (Kinzie between N Clark and N La Salle)
  • Public Transportation: Merchandise Mart stops Purple and Brown Line and 156 Bus LaSalle.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
  • Neighbourhood: Near North Side
  • Phone Number: +1 312-329-9555
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