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Monica's Mexican Restaurant

839 S Lake St, Mundelein, IL 60060-3683
+1 847-566-0033
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good44%
  • Average28%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
18 Jun 2018
“Best tacos in the area”
29 Apr 2018
“Large (but just so-so) Burrito”
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Mexican, Latin
839 S Lake St, Mundelein, IL 60060-3683
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Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Was the first place we ate when we moved down here and is still one of our most frequent go tos. Always amazing food!!!

Thank mmalach85
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

My wife and I visited with three friends and sampled a variety of their offerings. I had a burrito that was big (in volume) but it seemed to be mostly fillers rather than a lot of meat. It tasted OK and I didn’t leave hungry...More

Thank GoneOffTheGrid
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Food is hot but atmosphere is way too bright. Seemed more plastice,not enough wood. Service and prices were fine, but seemed like a 7-11.

Thank gilthorp
Reviewed 23 May 2017

A very authentic Mexican restaurant including the staff. This is in a local Latino community and it apparently is a go-to place for them. We are non-Latino and from the moment we entered we were made to feel that we did not belong there. The...More

Thank John A
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

We love love love Monica's. Very clean, very authentic food. 90 percent of customers are Hispanic so to me that means it's good. We feel so relaxed when we go here. Bathrooms are clean also.

Thank robbandchris
Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed the clean atmosphere and nice staff. Food was very good and guacamole was terrific. Ice cream next door was fun too.

Thank Lchick15
Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

Stopped in out of curiosity. Someone had left a take out menu on a lunch room table and I thought 'Hey, this is my duty to go and try a dish." Went during lunch and only ordered the taco with ground beef plate. Chips and...More

Thank Russell J
Reviewed 3 July 2015

One of a chain of 3 family run Mexican restaurants in Mundelein and all good. Close to the office and reasonably prices on a large menu, I didn't blend in, and didn't feel out of place. Good basic combination dishes, and friendly attentive service. Little...More

Thank Mrlene4
Reviewed 24 April 2015 via mobile

The first sign that this was going to be good Mexican food is that I was the only Gringo in the entire place. My chimi was loaded with beef, beans, tomatoes, and peppers. Everything was made fresh and very flavorful. This is what Mexican food...More

1  Thank Justahick
Reviewed 16 March 2015 via mobile

This place is good and cheap! I'm talking shrimp ceviche to staffs for $2! Real fresh guacamole, fresh cook tortillas, this is real Mexican, done real well. Not Tex-Mex. Most of the clientele are Mexican for lunch or a cheap weekend dinner. This place is...More

2  Thank Michael I
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Dinner, Lunch
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Open Hours
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 839 S Lake St, Mundelein, IL 60060-3683
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Mundelein
  • Phone Number: +1 847-566-0033
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