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3166 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60657-4437 (Lakeview)
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Ranked #2,452 of 8,264 restaurants in Chicago
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Neighborhood: Lakeview
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Neighborhood: Lakeview
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27 reviews from our community

42% Recommend
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English first
Chicago, Illinois
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 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
9 helpful votes 9 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
20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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
17 reviews 17 reviews
11 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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Oak Park, IL
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38 reviews 38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

This is a pleasant-looking place, but as Mexican food it is pretty awful. I had a Sopa Azteca, which was basically like Campbell's tomato soup with some tortilla strips; utterly flavorless. My wife had chicken fajitas, which also were flavorless. This place's web site is called "killermargaritas," which indicates where they seem to make their money. I don't recommend it.

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Berlin, Germany
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75 reviews 75 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013 via mobile

We came at 730 on a Sunday and the place was totally packed. We all order a frozen margarita and it took about 10 minutes for them to serve them to us. 5 minutes later, the server comes back and tells us it is last call and can she 'get us anything else' (including food!). We informed her that we... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013 via mobile

I went there an half an hour before closing and walked in to get just one drink and the server told me that they can't sever me because they are closed but yet there door was wide open. Please explain me that...?

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Denver, CO
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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

This place was terrible. The service was rude, the food was gross and everything was over priced. I paid $11 for what was labeled a "Killer Margarita" and it tasted like lime water. I wouldn't recommend my worst enemy to eat here.

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