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Monica's Mexican Restaurant

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839 S Lake St, Mundelein, IL 60060-3683
+1 847-566-0033
Today
16:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 16:30 - 22:00
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Long Grove, Illinois
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Lchick15
Belvidere, Illinois
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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 a tasty salsa along with a cup of chicken vegetable soup were served by a... More 

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USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 complimentary extras add to the experience.

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McKinney, Texas
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55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 is suppose to be!

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1 Thank Justahick
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 worth a visit.

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Libertyville,IL
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2014

First time there and a very pleasant surprise. Very clean, nice chips and salsa brought to you with menu. We had a chilie relent and pork chimichanga dinners and soda to drink. Excellent and took half of each home. Fair prices, good flavored food,green hot sauce had nice mild flavor. We will go back

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1 Thank Tommygunt
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2014

You get a true feel for the mexican authentic food. It has an amazing taste and everything is so fresh. The highlights of this place are their rice (YUM!), guacamole with homemade chips, and Food is extremely reasonably priced for all the things you get with your meal, especially for an authentic taste. Serving sizes are more than enough and... More 

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Vernon Hills, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2013

The rice and beans were excellent! I had a burrito and my husband had enchilladas. I loved mine....he wasn't crazy about his...he didn't like the red sauce. The service was fantastic and our waitress was very good!!! We will go back to try other menu items before we make a final determination of whether the place makes our A-list or... More 

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1 Thank talor919
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33 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2013 via mobile

The salsa was fantastic! The homemade tortilla chips were great, too. What a nice experience- we were visiting Mundelein and were blown away!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Restaurant features
Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
16:30 - 22:00
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?