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Mago Grill

115 W. Campbell Street, Arlington Heights, IL 60005
(847) 253-2222
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Mexican
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Vail Ave. and Campbell St.
Transit: Just 1 1/2 blocks South of the Metra Northwest Line, Arlington Heights station.
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English first
Chicago
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I was strolling in Arlington heights last weekend and decided to check out a local eatery before returning home. Pleasantly surprised at the quality of food and personal service experienced at Mago Grill. The tableside guacamole was terrific. One improvement would be a more charming and personal person to prepare the dish as it would make it an even better... More

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Venezuela
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I was walking around Arlington heights downtown last night. My wife and I felt like dibber and a drink. Mago was open. We ordered the ceviche trio and the chicken rolls ( like a giant flauta). My wife ordered a michelada (tomato juice, some sort of seasoning and lime juice with beer) and she lived it. I had a te... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

My husband and I recently ate at Mago Grill and had a great experience. I love mole sauce but find it hard to find in the usual "american" mexican restaurants. Not only did Mago Grill have mole sauce but they had five different versions to choose from. I had never been to a restaurant with this depth of selection available... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Delicious food! The chips and salsa is wonderful! Great drink deals and friendly staff. Highly recommend eating here! I especially love the tacos

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Schaumburg, Illinois
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100 reviews 100 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We were the 2nd table seated at the restaurant, and it still took almost 60 minutes to get our dinners. When they finally arrived, they were cold. We complained and they were quickly replaced, but neither the manager nor owner offered a word of apology. This was our second time at this restaurant, and we had service issues the first... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I always say the chips and salsa at a Mexican restaurant can tell u a lot about the food. With that said Their red, green and orange salsas they serve with the chips were very disappointing.so much so I didn't even need a refill on my chips and salsa. So now for the food. I do like the fact that... More

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Chicago
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

We really live the food at here but every time we come the service is so disappointing. The staff seems like they are annoyed with you all the time. This time I suggested getting a pitcher of sangria - assuming it was an actual pitcher. I asked how much and had a conversation right in front of the waiter. Did... More

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Mount Prospect, Illinois
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We have been there a few times. I keep sticking to their mago style veggie fajitas...Nothing beats that. Me and my wife are both vegetarians. But, the number of choices for us are great. Their enchiladas and burritos are also as good. Definitely recommend. The only additional suggestion I have is to account for the extra wait if you plan... More

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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42 reviews 42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

My husband and I, often with our daughters, eat here about 3 times per month. We like the food, but we also like the staff--both knowledgeable and friendly. We have traveled to Mexico a few times, and find the food at Mago to be the most like our favorite places in Mexico. Mago seems to dedicated to using fresh ingredients.... More

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Arlington Heights
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110 reviews 110 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I live in Arlington Heights, and I come to Mago's quite often. The service is spectacular, and the food is divine. The portions are substantial, and they use the freshest ingredients to prepare wonderful meals. There is always a daily mole` feature and other daily specials as well. If you like Mexican food, Mago's will not disappoint.

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