That Little Mexican Cafe


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In a Nutshell

  • Authentic Mexican fare
  • Guacamole made tableside
  • Variety of margaritas

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Jul 3, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Limit 3 per person. Limit 1 per table. Limit 1 per visit. Not valid for carryout. Valid for dine-in. Valid toward alcohol. Must purchase 1 food item. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Every prince knows that the most effective way to wake up a sleeping beauty is not with a kiss, but with a single potent drop of fiery green chili. Awaken tired taste buds in royal fashion with today’s Groupon to That Little Mexican Cafe's Edgewater location. Choose between the following options:

  • For $12, you get $25 worth of lunch or dinner.
  • For $7, you get $14 worth of breakfast fare for two.

That Little Mexican Cafe's menu is brimming with authentic south-of-the-border fare, all of which is prepared daily. Guacamole is whipped up tableside to your exact specifications ($7.95). The tastefully tangy tacos come stuffed with pork, grilled pineapple, and all the accouterments, including pico de gallo and stardust ($11.95). Relive Duck Hunt with an order of wood-grilled duck breast swimming in a tantalizing combination of guajillo and mole sauce with black beans, rice, and homemade corn tortillas ($19.95). Dessert offerings include the belly-warming banana flameado—bananas sautéed in butter and brown sugar, drizzled with coffee liquor, and set alight ($7.50), arriving at your table in a blaze of sugary glory.

Breakfast lovers can opt for an assortment of body-fueling morning meals from the new breakfast menu, launching March 3, including the huevos motuleños ($6), made with tortillas blanketed in eggs, black beans, and a duvet of cheese, or chilaquiles ($6) topped with tortilla strips, red salsa, and chorizo.

Over the last 14 years, owner and chef Porfirio Balderas has brought his flavorful brand of Mexican cuisine to Chicagoland. The colorful, festive restaurant hosts a fully stocked bar overflowing with 100% blue agave tequilas and all the fixings for fiercely fresh margaritas and fiercely fresh break-dancing moves.


Yelpers give the Edgewater location of That Little Mexican Café a three-star average:

That Little Mexican Cafe

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.

Customer Reviews

The fresh guacamole is terrific
Wendy S. · March 6, 2014
I always enjoy wonderful service and food.
Marissa M. · April 25, 2012
Nice! The owner is very nice.
Kalina P. · April 16, 2012

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