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Taqueria Don Pedro

1002 W Fayette Ave, Effingham, IL 62401-1940
217-347-2216
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Ranked #2 of 56 restaurants in Effingham
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Delivery
Most recent review
- Mar 14, 2014
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Dining options: Delivery
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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

I was just passing through town and tried this little Mexican place. It was clean and neat and the food was delicious! The chips were warm and fresh, the salsa was homemade, and my entree was excellent. I had the enchiladas with a variety of meats, and all were good. The toppings (the green sauce, lettuce, tomatoes, cheese, and avocado)... More

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Effingham, Illinois
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

This place is pretty much like every other Mexican place run by a Mexican family. The food is decent and made so that everyone will like it. You can't go wrong but you also can't remember what you had last time unless you always order the same thing. The choices are limited in the area so this is as good... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

This is the most delicious Mexican food I have ever ate! I try to get something different each time I go, and it is always spectacular! My go to favorite is their traditional chicken tacos, and I try not to stuff myself on the delicious chips and salsa and cheese dip first! Everything is homemade and FRESH, including their awesome... More

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

We went here on Valentine's Day...food was WONDERFUL (chimichanga was my fav) homemade fresh baked chips and salsa...the NICEST waitress ever! Tipped her $20! Go Go go!

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Don't fret aesthetics... This place is authentic! Friendly staff. Fast. Delicious. Tamales in banana leaves. Tacos on homemade tortillas. Mexican pastries. Yum!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Coming from AZ we did not expect authentic Mexican food this far from the boarder. The food is amazing and service with a smile. Pleasant music and great homemade guacamole. AWESOME!

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1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013 via mobile

What can I say? The food is awesome and they deliver! The staff is incredibly friendly as well. Try the salsa, white cheese dip, and guacamole- you won't be disappointed. What the restaurant lacks in ambiance, the friendliness of the staff makes up for. Try it- right now!

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Chicago, Illinois
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45 reviews 45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

A very small and quaint place to dine. The staff is very friendly and the chips are amazing! The tacos are not too good, but the chicken quesidillas are tasty. The chicken enchiladas were good and was a large serving. Prices are reasonable and food comes out pretty fast and which it is still hot and fresh.

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Overland Park, Kansas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

food was expensive , sucked,meat was fatty, chips soggy from grease. cheese cold, we weren't sure what some of it was, maybe cause we got it to go and take back to the hotel and they were closing, but still!

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Central Indiana
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Our extended family of 13 descended on Taqueria Don Pedro on a Friday afternoon! They immediately moved chairs and tables to accommodate all of us and passed out menus! The food is authentic, fresh and delicious!! We had people from ages 4 on up into the 50's and everyone was very happy with choices and actual meals served!! Very relaxed... More

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