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3166 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60657-4437 (Lakeview)
773-248-2835
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Ranked #3,041 of 8,344 Restaurants in Chicago
Price range: $1 - $20
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Sat - Sun 1:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
Neighborhood: Lakeview
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Dining on a budget
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English first
Chicago, Illinois
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

This place use to be the spot for perfect margarita's, now...it's just average. Still a nice social and first time place to visit. One time, I had to send my drink back 3 times...I finally gave up! You also get better service if they know you. I've had not-so-friendly customer service here before - nonetheless, I visit every once in... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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54 reviews 54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

We were lured in from the street by the large neon sign indicating that they make Killer margaritas - who can resist a good margarita in any event? And the margaritas were just that - really good! And big! The food was ok, nothing spectaculer, and our service received was also perfect. Will certainly go back, if only for the... More

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Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States
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102 reviews 102 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Nice selection of margarita flavors. Drinks were surprisingly tasty and strong, compared to other places we've frequented in Chicago. Didn't try the food, but will come back for a drink.

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Detroit, Michigan
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80 reviews 80 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

This is a local hang out for 20 somethings. As a few review's say they are noted for their margaritas. They are certainly not noted for their food or service. I'm not sure if the food is even made there - seemed factory made. Tasteless beans. Guac looked exactly like what I've bought at Costco. Too green - too perfect.

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Chicago, Illinois
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I use to Looooveeee this place. However, lately I've noticed that the drinks aren't as good as they use to be and neither is the service. It's still a great place to hang out. I prefer the Broadway location. I was actually served 2 bad Margarita's, they tasted like a flavored slushie. After I returned the 2nd, the bartender informed... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

When on Belmont, Cesar's is always our first stop. We usually have their awesome nachos but this time we just shared a pitcher of strawberry margaritas. HUGE pitcher and made with real fruit! Enough for my husband and I to eat get about 5 rounds in our systems. The staff is always accommodating. Best place to people watch in the... More

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Sevilla, España
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

I asked somebody at the 773 Theatre for a restaurant recommendation and they said Cesar's. The food was excellant and plentiful. we had quesadillas, flautas and the special, chicken Frida. We also ordered a pitcher of traditional Margaritas. All great. The bill for 3 people, with the margaritas, came to $72.

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British Columbia, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

My daughter and I were strolling through the Lakeview/Boystown area on a Sunday afternoon and came across Cesar's on Clark. We first noticed the "Home of the Killer Margarita" sign, and decided to stop in. We ordered the vegetarian quesadillas, and ordered their smallest margarita - which was 16 ounces; next size was 26 oz and then the sold by... More

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Cleveland, OH
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

We sat at the indoor bar...AWESOME margaritas & great salsa! I highly recommend getting the guacamole, the huge chunks of avocado in it were great. My party of two split the chicken & steak fajita and it was more than enough for two to share. Great location too!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

You have to try the raspberry frozen margarita. It's strong, but flavorful. There are real bits of fruit in this margarita.

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Additional Information about Cesar's

Address: 3166 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60657-4437
Phone Number: 773-248-2835
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Lakeview
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 1:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: Mexican

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