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That Little Mexican Cafe

1010 Church St, Evanston, IL 60201-3623
+1 847-905-1550
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Overview
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good53%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (23 reviews)
“tamales” (7 reviews)
“chorizo” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1010 Church St, Evanston, IL 60201-3623
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1 - 10 of 92 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

We enjoyed a business lunch there and had a great meal. Food options were great and plentiful. Glad we found this place.

Thank WanderingOso
Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoy That Little Mexican Cafe in the evening. I like to sit at the bar and watch basketball and football games. The service is wonderful, and the food is authentic and very good. Last night i had tilapia and rice. It was great and...More

Thank Bruce N
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

A very varied and flavorful lunch buffet. Servers were pleasant and friendly. On a corner and close to the Metra and el so it's easy to access.

Thank Toni R
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

As an evanston local, it's great to have this awesome little Mexican place around the corner. Friendly wait staff, good margaritas, freshly made guacamole at your table. Was very happy to bring international guests here to try their first Mexican!

Thank CrazyShopper23
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Great food and service here. Guacamole made table side to how you want it, spicy, medium or mild. Great margaritas. I recommend the pork tenderloin with chorizo or the Sea scallop entree.

Thank mkcynkar
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

I'd heard the lunch buffet was good so I checked it out. There were a variety of hot food, cold foods and both flour and corn tortillas. I especially liked the veggie tamales but also the salmon. I've forgotten the names of the other items...More

Thank Toni R
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We went out to celebrate a family event at that little Mexican cafe and had a great experience. Good food and margaritas and the atmosphere is cozy and inviting. Service is attentive and quick. We will be back!

Thank 276elizabethl
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I eat at the Little Mexican Cafe often, and I cannot say enough good things about the authentic Mexican food and service. This is not really a sports bar at all, but I often eat at the bar and enjoy sports on one of several...More

Thank Bruce N
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

We visited for a friend's birthday. My fish tacos were fine, margaritas were fine, salsa was a little bland. The ambiance inside is nice. Not a bad place for Mexican food.

Thank Mandamarie76
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I went to this restaurant yesterday. The staff was friendly & efficient. I ordered chicken enchiladas with verde sauce. The food arrived quickly, was plated attractively & tasted delicious!

Thank LKreiss
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1010 Church St, Evanston, IL 60201-3623
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Evanston
  • Phone Number: +1 847-905-1550
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