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Mexico Restaurant

694 Lee St, Des Plaines, IL 60016-4584
+1 847-296-1611
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good35%
  • Average0%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
4 Jun 2017
“Delicious - but Spartan interior”
6 Sep 2016
“Great food, but ownership change, hopefully nothing changes”
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10:00 - 21:00All hours
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Mexican
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694 Lee St, Des Plaines, IL 60016-4584
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Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Love the food at this Mexican restaurant! Tastes authentic, is very flavorful, and not overly expensive. Warning, the salsa can be very hot. I love the steak tacos! Inside the restaurant is very Spartan/basic. They do serve beer and I believe wine, too. You can...More

Thank Matt_from_Chicago
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This place has great food, good service and I am hoping that doesnt change as a result of the ownership change. The menu expanded a bit and there were subtle changes, but time will tell whether this is the "to-go" place for local Mexican.

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Very reasonably priced, simply prepared, gooood food! Eat here when in a mood for nachos & enchiladas! My neighbors and I love the soups, the complimentary chips & salsa, and the friendly family service. Been around for years & we never get tired of it!

Thank Gloria K
Reviewed 23 February 2016

Best local margarita!!! My favorite dishes here include the chicken soup, the fish tostada, the pork stew, and the hot chocolate.

Thank Liz B
Reviewed 31 January 2016

We have been eating at this restaurant for many years. The food is authentic and extremely tasty. My favorites are the enchiladas (any type), they are all yummy. Always order the Horchata drink as well. The salsa brought to the table is warm and some...More

Thank Kimberly S
Reviewed 22 April 2015

I love the owners, staff and food of this place. it's authentic mexican food and the emphasis is on the food. not pretending to be any thing but a great mexican homey type place.

Thank 801robinb
Reviewed 19 March 2015

The ambiance may not be the best, but the restaurant looks clean. I got an order to go and the food was excellent. I will be back!

Thank LadyTraveler53
Reviewed 29 July 2014

This is the only restaurant our entire family could agree on. The enchiladas are the best I have had anywhere! It is family owned and operated and the service is great! The chips and homemade salsa are to 2nd to none. I eat here regularly...More

1  Thank LauraM2323
Reviewed 18 January 2014

I've only ever had two dishes from Mexico Restaurant in Des Plaines but each time these two dishes deliver all the full flavor I expect. Lengua Gordita - thick slabs of oh so tender legua (most places I've had lengua it is chopped but not...More

Thank SweetWillie
Reviewed 1 January 2014

My husband and I went here for lunch during our recent visit to Des Plaines. Firstly, our serive wasn't that great. The server kept us waiting for nearly 10 minutes before taking our food order. I got the burrito suizo verde with pork. The menu...More

Thank Kacey A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$850 - US$2,350
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 20:00
Monday
10:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 21:00
Thursday
10:00 - 21:00
Friday
10:00 - 21:30
Saturday
08:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 694 Lee St, Des Plaines, IL 60016-4584
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Des Plaines
  • Phone Number: +1 847-296-1611
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Description
Real Authentic Mexican Food. Serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner great for families, single or large group dining, reservations are not required for large groups but preferred. Restaurant has separate dining room for private parties/events which accommodates up to 70 people. Restaurant offers carry out, catering and taquizas/taco bar party prepared at your event location. Ample parking located in rear of restaurant off of Graceland and Prairie Ave.
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