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Sol de Mexico

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3018 N Cicero Ave, Chicago, IL 60641-5106 (Nelson)
+1 773-282-4119
Today
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Mon 11:00 - 22:00
Wed - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Kenilworth, IL
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is cute and clean and the staff is lovely. The chef changes the menu every few months and offers dishes from various Mexican states. We had the Entremes Azteca Variado y Surtido, a variety of appetizers, all delicious. Ceviche tostadas, guacamole, quesadillas, taquitos and salsa. Beautifully presented. We also had the lamb chops in a rich mole, and... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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84 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

A group of 5 went there on a Sunday for lunch. The Restaurant has a real nice decor and loved the diverse music playing. We started with the Guacamole and the Sopes Surtidos, both were excellent. Among the plates we ordered were the Seafood Chile Rellenos, Tacos al Carbon, Sopa Mufeo, Pork Chops, Carne Asada, and the Lamb Chops in... More 

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Thank jonnyru49
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Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and service as always my only complaint today 10/2 was the loud obnoxious young guy sitting in adjacent far dining room playing loud music on his phone singing loudly oblivious to the rest of us in restaurant eating. He went over to bar area and got another beer Then went back to singing and burping loudly like a... More 

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Fantastic service, meals were beautifully presented and flavourful. You must to try it. Sopa Azteca do it delicious, definitely I will be back!

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Thank Eugenio R
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38 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Husband and I had a wonder time. Drinks are great. The food is amazing. Wonderful atmosphere. Prices are decent. You must try it. You will not regret it.

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Thank Arselia A
Chicago, Illinois
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63 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2016

The restaurant is located in a not-so-pretty area and is easy to miss. Inside, however, it is very welcoming. The owner interacts with the customers and the servers are very attentive. We have had the sopes there, which are very tasty. My husband usually orders the molcajete ( a favorite of his). They used to have scallops with mashed potatoes... More 

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Thank kzogger
Thousand Oaks, California
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78 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2015

We went to this restaurant for dinner based on an OpenTable search and Yelp recommendations. I wouldn't go here if you were looking for the traditional Mexican cantina fare since basically none of that is offered. This restaurant specializes in fine dining entrees with a Mexican/Spanish flair that introduces both a lot of flavors and sauces as well as great... More 

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Corbin, Kentucky
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4 reviews
Reviewed 19 June 2015

Looking for great mexican with excellent taste and afforable. Staff is very helpful about their menu, if a person is not sure of what there ordering and besides Dine-Inn there is Drive-through as well. Great little place and afforable price.

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Thank Linda B
Chicago
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172 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2015 via mobile

With over 6 dozen tequilas to choose from, you can't go wrong. Don't miss the pomegranate margarita. The sopes (masa boats) with 4 different fillings makes a great starter as does the appetizer platter. The rainbow trout stuffed with squash blossoms roasted in corn husks was delicious. I also liked the red chile rubbed rib-eye steak.

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Thank Andrew C
Cannes, France
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2014

I was in Chicago for business and was looking for a budget friendly Mexican place. While it's not necessarily in downtown Chicago - this place is worth the trip. Fantastic service, meals were beautifully presented and flavourful. It's not your typical place with burritos and tacos - it was very well presented and honestly a great meal.

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Thank LoverBoy809

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Seating
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3018 N Cicero Ave, Chicago, IL 60641-5106
    (Nelson)
  • Public Transportation: Take the Belbemont CTA Bus #77 to Cicero Ave. or take the Cicero #54B Bus to 3018 N. Cicero Ave.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 773-282-4119

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