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Pepe's Mexican Restaurant

760 N Green Bay Rd, Waukegan, IL 60085-2236
+1 847-244-7887
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average0%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible0%
4 days ago
“Really good food for really great prices”
21 Sep 2017
Closed Now
$$ - $$$
760 N Green Bay Rd, Waukegan, IL 60085-2236
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Their lunch specials are the best... I literally eat in or carry out once a week! Can’t be the lunch special prices. I love the tostadas and chicken flauta. Good beans and rice that come with it too!

Thank worldlygirl123
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Love Mexican food and this place was recommended by the hotel clerk. Did not disappoint. Food was amazing. Hot, tasty and very enjoyable. Definitely recommend.

Thank Chris106102
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Pepes has been a long standing restaurant in Waukegan. Friendly service and the best salsa in town. They do offer lunch specials during the weekdays.

Thank Betty M
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Loved the ambiance and food at Pepe's! Wide variety at a very reasonable price.. Tamales, Chile Relleno and Enchiladas-with cheese is good. Recommended place for sure!

Thank Manijoe
Reviewed 21 March 2016

was craving chile relenos and went local.. was completely satisfied, from the wait staff thru the margaritas.

Thank Peach T
Reviewed 11 December 2015

We've been here a few times over the years. When this was the only Mexican food in town it was OK but now Waukegan is the Hispanic capital of Lake County. So..... There is a Mexican eatery on every corner.. Pepe's seems to have generic...More

Thank hogdog3
Reviewed 29 September 2015

I just ate at Pepes for dinner. I got the chicken fajitas and a margarita. Both were excellent. The chips and salsa, hands down best I have ever had. The place is very clean, cute and cozy. Service was good. Overall I enjoyed my visit...More

Thank chris w
Reviewed 24 September 2015

Nice place but a little hidden.....I had Chicken Fajitas that were hands down some of the best I've ever eaten. The Margarita was excellent, not too sweet, not too sour. My wife had Chicken Tostadas and really liked the cheese melted on them. Definitely a...More

Thank Jack T
Reviewed 28 February 2015

Food is still great, interior hasn't changed or been updated in 20+ years and could use updating. Parking isn't terribly convenient in the winter especially.

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 1 February 2015

We have been here in the past and the food was pretty good. This time, despite good services, the food was really bland. My enchiladas had no flavor to them (to say anything of spices) and my husband felt the same way about his combo....More

Thank DJT326
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Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 760 N Green Bay Rd, Waukegan, IL 60085-2236
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Waukegan
  • Phone Number: +1 847-244-7887
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