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6136 S Archer Rd, Summit Argo, IL 60501-1647
+1 708-563-1022
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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

I've been coming here for over 20 years. As long as this place stays good, I can see where it would become a tradition for generations to come, as people bring in their children to eat and then their children bring in their children, etc. etc. They offer RC products, as well as the Jarritos drinks. They offer all kinds... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

I've been having burritos here for the last 35 years. I moved to Wisconsin and still make a point of coming here anytime I'm in town. Despite the price increase to $5.50 several years ago....hahahahajkaa $5.50!!??!? I hand over the money while I longingly look to make sure the peppers and hot sauce end uo in my bag - and... More 

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Thank Rob W
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

From my first bite when my Dad took me at 14, to my last bite a few weeks ago, at 43, simply amazing. Can't say enough about this place. Must try it.

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Thank Russ P
Chicago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

Sober I order one. Drunk I order 2. Sometimes I get 3. You can get your burrito fill on any time, day or night. 24/7/365. Need a burrito at 3:30 on Xmas eve? They're gonna be open. They never close.

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Thank frankpc56
Seattle
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21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

This place is not far from our head office and I only got clued in on it lately but it is apparently a local landmark. Enter through a nondescript door and the first thing you see is the mountain of steak sizzling on the griddle. The burritos are great and huge, the tortas are amazing - they have got their... More 

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Thank Sounder999
Central Illinois
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65 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

The best steak burrito I've ever eaten! Old, but very clean place. It's a bit out of the way, but worth the drive.

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Thank DawnDawnDawn
Chicago, Illinois
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107 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2014

I have been visiting El Faro for over 20 years. It's gone from being a great 24 hour post-party late evening or early morning treat to a nostalgic lunch or dinner. I go for the enormous Combo Burritos (Pastor and Steak) in extra crispy tortillas, the pickled jalapenos and carrots, and the salsas. I've had burritos all over the U.S.... More 

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Bridgeview, Illinois
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2009

Football burritos

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6136 S Archer Rd, Summit Argo, IL 60501-1647
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Summit Argo
  • Phone Number: +1 708-563-1022

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?