Mexican Restaurants in Waukegan

45% Off 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

40% Off Tex-Mex Food

Houstons Bar & Grill

Washington

$15 $9

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

Up to 56% Off Fajitas and Margaritas at El Sombrero Restaurant

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

Up to 50% Off 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

Half Off 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

43% Off 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

50% Off Mexican Food & Margaritas at Cesar's Restaurant

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

50% Off at Taco Chino

Taco Chino

Albany Park

$10 $5

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

Half Off at Tuxpan Mexican Grill

Tuxpan Mexican Grill

Jefferson Park

$20 $10

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

47% from The Salsa Truck

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

La Bamba – Up to 47% Off Mexican Combo Meals

La Bamba

Multiple Locations

$8.47 $5

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Combo meals with drinks, sides, and your choice of a mini burrito, quesadilla, tacos, or taco salad topped with beef or barbecue chicken

Up to 50% Off at Fernando's Tequila Bar & Restaurant

Fernando's Tequila Bar & Restaurant

Chicago

$40 $22

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Sample Mexican specialities such as char-grilled carne asada steak and bubbling-hot molcajetes

Up to 50% Off Mexican Food and Tequila at Blue Agave

Blue Agave

Multiple Locations

$40 $23

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Traditional Mexican fare including burritos and jalapeño chicken skewers, along with 200 varieties of tequila

50% Off Mexican Food at Mi Tierra Mexicana

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 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

Up to 52% Off Mexican Meal at La Alianza Restaurant

La Alianza Restaurant

West Chicago

$29.98 $15

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Fruity sangria or tangy margaritas complement entrees such as cheese-smothered enchiladas, crispy chimichangas, and massive burritos

34% Off Prix Fixe Mexican Dinner at CiNe

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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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

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

The neon lights and bright colors at Grande Jake’s Authentic Mexican Grill’s three Chicago-area hubs hint at the menu’s dedication to spicy eats. Chefs scoop grilled steak, chorizo, and chicken into burritos, then douse them in melted chihuahua cheese and salsa ranchera. Homemade tamales burst with pork or chicken, and the pollo asada al carbon tops a 12-ounce char-grilled chicken breast with mole or green sauce. Refried beans, spanish rice, and chips serve as supporting actors to entrees, and the creamy Mexican-style custard in flan finishes dinners more sweetly than a dinner mint delivered by a troupe of newborn kittens.

2122 E Grand Ave
Lindenhurst,
IL
US

Rudy's Mexican Grill serves up generous portions of uniquely tweaked Mexican cuisine doused in house salsas, sauces, marinades, and seasoning mixes made from scratch. Large mortars filled with house specialties such as the seafood paella ($14.95) erupt from the kitchen like a seafood-powered steam engine running on mussels, shrimp, octopus, crab meat, and calamari. The parrillada de carnes ($25), served family style, satisfies the liberal meat leanings of two people with an arsenal of skirt steak, chicken, marinated pork, and smoked sausage capped with grilled vegetables. Homemade flan ($2.50) molds corn and vanilla custards for a soft and sweet dessert-menu sampling.

55 Barron Blvd
Grayslake,
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

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