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Los Nopales

4544 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60625
(773) 334-3149
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  • English first
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English first
Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Do you crave a tender, juicy, flavorful Carne Asada? Then you have come to the right place when you come to Los Nopales. Their skirt steak melts in your mouth and the Mexican rice has great flavor, the food is always consistently delicious. Don't miss the guacamole, it is perfect, a little chunky,not mushy. Don't forget dessert, the flans, cakes... More

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Oswego, IL
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Los Nopales never disappoints! I've dined here about five times in the past few months. Unique, flavorful cuisine. Excellent atmosphere and service. While the name is a bit misleading if you love hard-core Mex food (their dishes are blended with white-yuppie flair) besides the nopales salad and the entrees that feature a nopales accompaniment--you can't really get a hard-core cactus... More

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Orland Park, Illinois
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57 reviews 57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We visited Los Nopales for the first time, having found it on-line through a BYOB website. It was fantastic. The place is small and a was crowded, but we were seated right on time for our reservation. The staff was great, and seemed very enthusiastic about their restaurant making food recommendations with a smile and a lot of pride. Our... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

Los Nopales Restaurant is the best mexican Restaurant in Chicago!!!! no doubt, some one suggest me that restaurant, it was an anglo friend, witch i though was a taqueria or a bad Mexican Restaurant and Surprise!!! the best in all kind of Mexican Tastes! mixes of flavors! and meats! great Steak!, Sea Food, and many options for Vegans! i m... More

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Chicago, IL
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

This is a modest family-run restaurant in the Lincoln Park area of Chicago. We were in the area visiting the school of folk music in Lincoln Park. The food is unlike anything you have at an American Mexican restaurant. Well prepared food, very clean restaurant, wonderful service, reasonably priced. (No bar.)

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013 via mobile

Stumbled upon here while searching for a good Mexican food restaurant and well all I've go to say is that this food is not authentic at all its as far from Mexican food as can be. The taste was horrid and seemed well store bought and bland no flavor. Wouldn't recommend definitely not coming back

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

We have been going here regularly since Adan and Marella opened the restaurant back in 2005. They set a high standard right from the start - cooking from scratch, using high quality ingredients, and consistently serving excellent food. Marella personally prepares the two amazing salsas - one green, and one red - that arrive at the table with a bowl... More

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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90 reviews 90 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

This is a better than expected Mexican place going by the modest entrance, but you'll be very pleased with the food and family-run service. Give it a try.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

Best Mexican food in the city (so far). The food is always fresh and reasonably priced. How can you not love a BYOB?? There is a corking fee here (around $3) but it is worth it to be able to bring in your own selection of beverages and enjoy great food with friends.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

Superb service, fabulous food. We really enjoyed the cactus salad. I wish this restaurant was in my home town. I'd eat there... whenever I could.

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Additional Information about Los Nopales

Address: 4544 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60625
Phone Number: (773) 334-3149
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 pm - 10:00 am
Tuesday 10:00 pm - 10:00 am
Wednesday 10:00 pm - 10:00 am
Thursday 10:00 pm - 10:00 am
Friday 10:00 pm - 10:00 am
Average Prices: USD 6 - 15
Cuisine: Mexican

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