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Javier's Cuisine

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2011 Lathrop Ave, Racine, Racine, WI 53405
+1 262-598-9242
16:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 16:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Wahoo, Nebraska
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87 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Slow Thursday night meal about 5pm. We had a party of four and we were seated right away. The server came and took our drink order, brought those quickly, then disappeared for about 10-15 minutes. Took our dinner order, and it took another 15 minutes for our food to arrive. Will never return.

Thank WahooMike
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654 reviews
382 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 471 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Quick summary: Tasty food including Tex-Mex and more authentic Mexican dishes. Moderate prices. Friendly, helpful service. I met a friend for dinner here for the first time. The menu has a nice mix of Tex-Mex and more authentic Mexican dishes e.g. chicken or shrimp in a garlic or chipotle cream sauce, polo con mole, served with veges. Our shrimp and... More 

Thank Mme_X
Racine, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

The food and service was fantastic! I was interested in trying something and they made accommodations for me to include it in my combo plate. Very good! Jaden was especially friendly and happy!

Thank julielynam19
Racine, Wisconsin
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50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

The food is wonderful. The owner, Javier is a master at creating the very best dishes. He was the head chef at another place that was going under till he took over. Now the place is one of the most popular because of his recipes. He moved on to open his own place and has had to move to a... More 

Thank James L
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54 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I have been at Javier's many times. Earlier in the old place and now in the new place. This is real mexican food cooked by Javier. Highly recommend it.

Thank Jaime N
Franklin, Wisconsin
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Discovered this gem and will be going back again. Great service. Food was tasty and all for a good price.

Thank abj2671
Hinsdale, Illinois
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

The atmosphere of the restaurant is pretty nice. We were greeted by a pleasant hostess. Chips and guacamole were great however the entrees were only ok. My son ordered a cheese quesadilla and it was rather bland. I ordered chicken fajitas that were quite tasty. We did have to wait quite a bit for service, but we were given a... More 

Thank Lisa M
Battle Lake, Minnesota
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

It started with a friendly young hostess and her sister, a delightful waitress! Great chips and salsa and fajitas. But best of all was chicken a la parrella, chicken and vegetables with a great lemony buttery sauce! I highly recommend it!

1 Thank Jean D
Rock Creek, West Virginia
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

I've eaten here several times and usually with a large family crowd....and everyone liked what they had. The service was attentive but not intrusive. The menu is varied so everyone finds a favorite. Not a fancy overdone atmosphere, but good food at a good price.

Thank John K
Racine, Wisconsin
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

I agree with the high ratings. Javier is a real chef, and this is the place to go if one wants a Mexican restaurant that ranges beyond the customary TexMex cuisine common in this area. Service is quick and friendly. This is an informal restaurant, family friendly, but not cheap eats. Remember that it's closed on Sundays.

1 Thank StevefromRacine

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Mexican, Fusion, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2011 Lathrop Ave, Racine, Racine, WI 53405
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Racine
  • Phone Number: +1 262-598-9242

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