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Macarena Tapas

618 S Route 59, Naperville, IL 60540-0937
+1 630-420-8995
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (35 reviews)
“mango” (2 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Spanish
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
618 S Route 59, Naperville, IL 60540-0937
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1 - 10 of 74 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This fussy NY foodie found Macarena to be excellent on all levels. Despite some concerns about some non traditional "Tapas" the dinner I set up with the proprietor in advance to take care of us - 14 people - he hit it out of park...More

Thank Pm2pm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Second time eating at Macarena Tapas. Three consistent themes: (1) tasty food, (2) very slow service, and (3) a pricey bill. The food is undoubtedly good. We love the Queso de Cabra. The service is horrendous...unless you're there to eat Tapas over an hour and...More

Thank Patargo
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

We went at lunchtime, which worked in our favor because Chef John personally tended to us. We loved everything we tried. Baked mozzarella, garlic mushrooms, chicken pinchos, steak tacos, fried goat cheese was so delicious! It was top quality. The food tasted fresh and like...More

Thank mygirl31
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Very unassuming location near Route 59, you might pass this place by, but don't do it. We stop at a lot of Tapas places, this one was very, very good. We had 4 small plates Garlic Potato Salad - Good, I've had better, but a...More

Thank jmsaathoff
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

I've become a great fan of the Spanish tapas style dining, and Macarena does a great job. A great variety of tapas dishes on the menu, and I'd suggest their sangria to accompany, will turn any dinner outing into a festival! And don't forget great...More

Thank gpronger
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The first time we visited this place I was not familiar with it's menu and was a bit let down. I wasn't looking for a "Pig Out" place but the items were very small. Our next two visits were more pleasing knowing what to expect...More

Thank Angel E
Reviewed 3 November 2016

I have passed by this restaurant many times in the last 9 years, but I hadn't tried it until now. I feel really silly because it is truly a great Tappas restaurant. The exterior is an unassuming small strip mall location. The interior is a...More

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We have been going to Macarena's over and over. We like their atmosphere, they definitely know what they are doing. The menu is diverse and they always try to incorporate some new options. Good wines, sangrias... End of course, the owner Victor! He is s...More

Thank calbrecht7
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Macarena has tapas as good (or better) than the well-known tapas place down the road, and their prices are more reasonable. There is a great variety of cold and hot tapas, and they have single-person entrees if that's more your thing. The service has always...More

Thank suzyq228
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

This is a tiny little place tucked away in a little strip mall at a busy corner surrounded by activity. It is unassuming, and looks from the outside like it would be a counter service spot, but do not assume. The place is small and...More

Thank Lou L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 21:00
Thursday
16:00 - 21:00
Friday
16:00 - 22:00
Saturday
15:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 618 S Route 59, Naperville, IL 60540-0937
    (Aurora Ave)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Naperville
  • Phone Number: +1 630-420-8995
  • E-mail
Description
Macarena Tapas was opened by Executive Chef John Borras in 2007. Whith an emphasis on traditional yet creative Spanish tapas cuisine, the menu incorporates both classic favorites and original new dishes. Macarena has a contemporary flare, but encompasses a welcoming, traditional Spanish tapas atmosphere.