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Pepe's Mexican Restaurant
Ranked #22 of 150 Restaurants in Waukegan
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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 return visit.

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Thank Jack T
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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
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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. All three tings in the combo tasted the same and that was not very good. Probably won't go back.

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Thank DJT326
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Reviewed 6 August 2014

The service was a little slow, considering how empty the place was. My wife's margarita was good and strong.

When the appitizer came out, that's when things went south. The Chili con queso came out it looked and tasted like tomato juice with cheap stringy cheese melted into eat. It wasn't even seasoned. When the waitress finally came back she could see that
we weren't happy and asked if something was wrong. I said that the Chili con queso tasted like tomato juice with melted string cheese, to which she replied, "that's what it is." I immediately said that we didn't want any of the food that we had ordered. She walked away without a word and came back with the bill for the drinks. We left no tip.

This place is a joke.

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Reviewed 18 August 2013

Pepe's is not the best Mexican food I've had, but it is good enough to return time and time again due to the outstanding service. One waitress, Gaby, is simply wonderful. After going there only twice, she knew what we drank and how we liked our food prepared without us telling her. She also ensures that we have what we need, but doesn't hover or check back too often. The manager and other servers are very friendly and attentive as well.

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