Mexican Restaurants in Mount Prospect

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In the kitchen of El Sombrero Restaurant, Chef Ignacio "Nacho" Suchil prepares Mexican favorites such as big burritos, corn-tortilla enchiladas, and fish tacos made with icelandic cod and lime. While live music plays in the dining room, he splashes housemade creole sauce onto grilled shrimp and tosses skirt steaks onto blazing grills. El Sombrero Restaurant augments its eats with a game room, outdoor seating, and a lunch buffet on Wednesdays and Fridays.

1100 South Elmhurst Road
Mount Prospect,
IL
US

The Daily Herald and The Local Tourist featured Salsa 17. OpenTable reviewers give Salsa 17 an overall average of 4.1 stars, 100 Yelpers give it an average of four stars, and 82% of Urbanspooners recommend it.

17 W Campbell St
Arlington Heights,
IL
US

Mago, which is Spanish for magician, owner chef Juan Luis Gonzalez to crafts authentic Latin and Mexican dishes that “dazzle” diners, according to the Daily Herald. The menu surveys both traditional and modern dishes, including three kinds of ceviche, empanadas stuffed with seasoned meats, and complex moles. Beyond the main dishes, the chef experiments with sucrose in desserts such as warm mexican spiced bread pudding, as well as a cantina menu highlighted by margaritas, mezcals, and over 250 premium 100% Agave tequilas.

115 W Campbell St
Arlington Heights,
IL
US

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