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Nuevo Leon Restaurant

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3657 W 26th St, Chicago, IL 60623-3823
+1 773-522-1515
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07:00 - 00:00
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Texas
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

Great food, great atmosphere, fantastic service. Nuevo Leon on W 26th street is a gem! The neighborhood is family-friendly, safe, and vibrant. Great for walking.

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Thank Patricia Y
Chicago, Illinois
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23 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Very friendly family restaurant with good home made Mexican style food. Many restaurants have shortcuts when it comes to some of their staple dishes..Not here. Frijol machacado is clearly done the old fashion way. Very friendly staff and owners.. live music on Sundays adds to the experience.

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Thank juan e
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

I read about this restaurant and how it has been a family-owned community staple of the Pilsen neighborhood, so I decided it would be a good place to go for lunch when I was on a work trip to Chicago. It was a drizzly, depressing day outside, but inside Nuevo Leon the colorful wall murals of sunny pueblos made things... More 

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Thank Olivia P
Des Moines, Iowa
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54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2015

My husband and I visited this restaurant on a Sunday afternoon. It was not too busy but the atmosphere was great. They had a live singer serenating the crowd. There's almost no need to order appetizers here as they bring you chips, two kinds of red salsa and a pico de gallo with little pieces of jalapeno; probably the best... More 

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Thank Roxyjc
Columbia, South Carolina
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390 reviews
281 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2014

Fou of us went here for a slightly late Thursday night meal. Arriving after nine the restaurant was not especially crowded. Service was friendly but a bit slow and understandably English was limited with our server. Complimentary chips and 3 kinds of delicious salsa was first brought to the table. Also a small with a tasty potatoes filling was complimentary.... More 

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Thank Toddb62
Chicago, Illinois
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2014

We went here on a weeknight with a party of 7 people. The restaurant was bustling. We had excellent and friendly service despite the crowds. The menu is quite varied and large. Everything from the combination plate to fajitas was very well prepared and presented. The guacamole was just about the best I have ever had. The ambiance is loud... More 

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Thank Muffiemaya
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2014 via mobile

First time to eat here and it was a wonderful experience ! Real authentic Mexican fare -I ordered the beef skirt steak and it was tasty no need to order extra appetizers because they serve chips and fresh salsa but it's up to you they have variety of selections , price is very reasonable and take note they accept cash... More 

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Thank Jon R
hamilton
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2013

Went here for dinner on the advice of an acquaintance. Loved the experience of being in the Little Village ... as a Canadian tourist its great to feel like you're in Latin America in Chicago. The service wa great .. we sat down and within seconds we were served nacho chips, salsa and pico de gallo. The food was GREAT... More 

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Thank HammergirlHamilton
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2013

By time time you have settled in your seat, you have already been served water, tortilla chips and five or six different types of salsas. After you have ordered, the food just keeps coming. The waitresses here are so efficient that you actually feel swept away and like the most important customer in the place. The food is authentic North... More 

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Thank Timothy K
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2011

I love Nuevo Leon! Fantastic food, all fresh and very tastefull! Simple delicious! Great place and atmosphere, very economic! My favorite dish is the queso con chourizo (in fact is an appetizer, but it's huge)! The asado de puerco is very good, too! The restaurant is always full!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Latin, Spanish, Mexican
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 00:00
Monday
07:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 00:00
Thursday
07:00 - 00:00
Friday
07:00 - 00:00
Saturday
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3657 W 26th St, Chicago, IL 60623-3823
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 773-522-1515

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