Mexican Restaurants in North Chicago

Mexican Food and Drinks Monday–Thursday or Friday–Sunday at Grande Jake's Fresh Mexican Grill (Up to 45% Off)

Grande Jakes Fresh Mexican Grill

Multiple Locations

$20 $11

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Salsa bar with ten types of salsa, along with dinner plates that include chicken enchiladas, fajitas, tacos, and flautas

Mexican Food and Drinks for Two or Four at Zapatista (Up to 44% Off)

Zapatista

Multiple Locations

$40 $25

Shrimp or skirt steak fill fajitas served in heated lava-stone; tacos and enchiladas brim with chicken tinga, beef, or sauteed vegetables

$11 for $20 Worth of Authentic Tex-Mex Cuisine at Grande Lettys

Grande Lettys

Antioch

$20 $11

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Diners chow down on a variety of Tex-Mex dishes, including enchiladas, burritos, and tacos with fillings such as steak or beans and cheese

Mexican Food on Sunday–Thursday or Anytime at Mago Grill & Cantina (Up to 40% Off). Three Locations Available.

Mago Grill & Cantina

Multiple Locations

$50 $35

Lauded Chicago chef crafts Mexican & Latin dishes such as ceviches, empanadas & moles paired with margaritas, mojitos, & sangrias

$9 for $15 Worth of Tex-Mex Food — Houston's Bar & Grill- Houston's Corner Bar

Houstons Bar & Grill

Washington

$15 $9

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Mexican Dinner for Two or Four with Fajitas and Margarita Flights at El Sombrero Restaurant (Up to 56% Off)

El Sombrero Restaurant

Mount Prospect

$63 $29

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Enjoy sizzling fajitas accompanied by three 4-ounce margarita pours made with top-shelf tequila

$12.50 for $25 Worth of Mexican Food at Salseria

Salseria

Elmhurst

$25 $12.50

Fresh salsas and signature seasonings flavor Mexican favorites; hand-squeezed lime juice and 40 types of tequila flavor margaritas

Up to 50% Off Mexican Cuisine — Chorizo Grill

Chorizo Grill

Grant Park

$20 $10

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$17 for $30 Worth of Mexican Dinner and Drinks for Two or More at Margaritas

Margaritas

Oak Park

$30 $17

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Shrimp ceviche, tamales, tilapia in Veracruzana sauce, tacos, chicken mole, burritos, enchiladas, steak fajitas, and chilis rellenos

Mexican Food and Margaritas at Cesar's Restaurant (50% Off). Three Options Available.

Cesar's Restaurant

Chicago

$20 $10

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Oversized margaritas and classic Mexican dishes such as enchilladas, fajitas, and rellenos, all served in plentiful portions

$69 for a Mexican Dinner for Two at Frontera Grill. Groupon Reservation Required.

Frontera Grill

Near North Side

$97.75 $69

Celebrate with margaritas and a two-course dinner at "Top Chef Master" and James Beard Award–winner Rick Bayless's flagship restaurant

$15 for Three Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Mexican Fusion Food at Taco Chino ($30 Value)

Taco Chino

Albany Park

$10 $5

Tacos and burritos made with spicy pork and Mexican sausage, plus Korean crossovers such as kimchi quesadillas

Mexican Food at Tuxpan Mexican Grill (Half Off). Two Options Available.

Tuxpan Mexican Grill

Jefferson Park

$20 $10

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Authentic Mexican eats including tacos, carne asada, and tortas at bilingual BYOB restaurant

$799 for Salsa-Making Class for Up to 15 from The Salsa Truck ($1,500 Value)

The Salsa Truck

West Loop

$1,500 $799

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BYOB salsa-making class features hands-on cooking demos and a taco feast

$12 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Food and Drink at Best Taco & Burrito Joint ($20 Value)

Best Taco & Burrito Joint

Logan Square

$10 $6

Gooey, spicy chilaquiles with salsa verde; steak and pork burritos with sour cream; assorted American standards like burgers and hot dogs

Mexican Food at Mi Tierra Mexicana (50% Off). Two Options Available.

Mi Tierra Mexicana

Lakeview

$30 $15

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Diners dig into traditional Mexican dishes, such as enchiladas, beef tongue in ranchero sauce, and vegetarian burritos

$4 for $8 Worth of Mexican-American Cuisine at Ramirez Fast Cuisine

Ramirez Fast Food

West Humboldt Park

$8 $4

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Chicago-style hot dogs, high-stacked triple burgers, amply stuffed chicken burritos, and juicy skirt-steak sandwiches

Appetizer, Two Mexican Entrees, One Petite Flan, and Two House Margaritas at El Nuevo Mexicano (Up to 26% Off)

El Nuevo Mexicano

Lakeview

$74 $55

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Margaritas complement a Mexican dinner with dishes such as enchiladas, veggie burritos, or sizzling fajitas with free-range amish chicken

Taco Meal for Two or Four at Fiesta Grill Chicago (Up to 56% Off)

Fiesta Grill Chicago

Chicago

$18 $9

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Diners choose a choice of meats and side their tacos with rice and beans and a soft drink

Prix Fixe Mexican Dinner for Two with Margaritas, Starter, Entrees and Desserts at CiNe (34% Off)

CiNe

Hinsdale

$99 $65

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Sip margaritas while exploring a selection of house specialties such as guacamole, red snapper, chicken in mole sauce, and tres leches cake

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Fantastic Mexican Food and Drinks. Made fresh and to order. Great for families. Located across from Libertyville Sport Complex. Bring your team!

1745 Northwind Blvd
Libertyville,
IL
US

Walls the color of frozen margaritas and fresh guacamole surround visitors to Tipsi Monkey, their electric green hue mirroring the energy of the restaurant's busy goings-on. But despite the game-watching nights, Vegas nights, and dance parties filling its schedule, Tipsi Monkey is all about the food. Classic Mexican food dominates the menu, including carnitas slow-cooked for three hours, and chorizo and potato tacos. A bevy of aged tequilas adds a piquant note to meals and keeps the steam-powered avocado-masher running.

1016 Sheridan Rd, #2
Winthrop Harbor,
IL
US

Brightly painted walls, vivid paintings of Mexican life, and flavorful margaritas lend Las Palmas' numerous locations a relaxed, distinctly "fiesta" vibe. As guests slowly unwind with friends, family, or Twister champions over ice-cold Mexican beers and cocktails, the chefs prepare fajitas, enchiladas, and tacos alongside plates of charbroiled meats and seafood. They also whip up vegetarian-friendly options, such as the signature guacamole and enchiladas banana, which they stuff with fried bananas and smother in mole sauce and melted cheese.

26228 N Il Route 83
Mundelein,
IL
US

When Isaac and Moishe Nava decided to open a Mexican restaurant, they flew in their mother, Florencia, all the way from their hometown of Huitzuco, just south of Mexico City. She brought her time-tested recipes with her so she could tutor Isaac and Moishe in preparing authentic dishes such as skirt steak and whole red snapper. Today, the Navas continue serving Florencia's dishes while also evolving their menu through ongoing experimentation and studying which dishes guests like most. To further demonstrate their commitment to their family and heritage, Isaac and Moishe opened a grocery store in Highwood, honoring their father's and grandfather's careers as grocers and famous avocado jugglers. The store supplies most of the restaurants' produce, meat, and fish, keeping the stock at optimal freshness.

431 Temple Ave.
Highwood,
IL
US

At first glance, the menu at Tamales Mexican Restaurant seems fairly straightforward?quesadillas, tacos, fajitas. But a second look proves otherwise, as even the appetizer section offers unexpected dishes such as crab cakes in red-pepper sauce. From there, the selection becomes even more original, including everything from pumpkin tamales and goat-cheese quesadillas to duck tacos and salmon burritos. Even classics get savory updates, such as filet mignon dressed in a mushroom-tequila sauce. Those seeking the stuff straight can sample one of the 14 varieties of tequila poured out at the full-service bar, where guests can also sip on glasses of wine or the water their ice magically transformed into.

493 Central Ave
Highland Park,
IL
US

The epicurean alchemists at That Little Mexican Cafe craft authentic Mexican fare that tickles taste buds with balanced spices and the restaurant’s unique blend of fresh salsa. Ingredients from local markets and intergalactic foodie conventions wend their way into tortillas enveloping seafood and meat. Dining-room booths and tables oppose a ceiling adorned with bright decorations, and margarita glasses rise in toasts to the cacti and parrots that peer down from framed wall art.

2014 1st St
Highland Park,
IL
US

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