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“BEST MEXICAN RESTAURANT I HAVE EVER BEEN TO!”

Uncle Julio's Hacienda
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Ranked #770 of 10,076 Restaurants in Chicago
Price range: US$15 - US$30
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Dining options: Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The place is so beautifully decorated and so colorful. The Waiter we had was so attentive to us. We ordered the fajitas for two - WOW!!! Each ingredient was amazing by itself let alone all together. You must order the SWIRL - - frozen margarita meets sangria - oh yeah!!!
They have a chocolate piñata that we saw several ordered that night - - wish I was celebrating a birthday there because I would have had to had it. But we were lucky enough to watch a neighbor table order one and watch their little boy whack it open. What a great concept!!!

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Thank BRBE001
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

For many years our Favorite Mexican restaurant. Now not so much. Last week we were there and the ribs were dry. Rice and beans were only ok. Bacon-wrapped shrimp not succulent. Service forgetful.
Sorry to see.

Thank Ron R
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

Complimentary nachos with 2 kinds of salsa and 2 entrees with tax and tip came to $54. Not bad, but not cheap either. The portions were a bit small. I was expecting a bed of rice, but only got a scoop. The shrimp tasted amazing, but there were only six - I could've put away 20 easy. I still like my Jamaican Black Pepper Shrimp at The Cheesecake Factory better, but Uncle Julio's was a pleasant experience.

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Thank lannykay
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

This is a large noisy Mexican restaurant. We ordered guacamole and it was prepared by a trainee. The added ingredients are not cut up small enough and interferes with the avocado. It was too chunky and not smooth. Our main course was the fish tacos and we were very disappointed. There was a small sliver of undercooked fish.

Thank RusPat_704
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Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Came here on a Wednesday evening - all the food was good - service was good too. Portions are pretty big. Steak fajitas was a big hit.

Thank spurs5
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