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Tacos El Norte

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213 S Rand Rd, Lake Zurich, IL 60047-2281
847-726-9114
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9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 32
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great food

Great Mexican food friendly service and drinks are affordable .you can always ask for something not on the menu and they will make it no broblem .the dinning area needs a little help but over all a good place for dinner

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
Gene B
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7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Great Mexican food friendly service and drinks are affordable .you can always ask for something not on the menu and they will make it no broblem .the dinning area needs a little help but over all a good place for dinner

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

We went there last night with friends and are never disappointed. In fact I have been going there since they opened more than 20 years ago and find it the best Mexican around. The food is great and the staff is friendly along with fast service. My favorite is the chicken suizo burrito. It is covered with a ranchero sauce... More 

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Lake Zurich
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Been going here at least once every week or so and they never disappoint.Everything from tacos to full dinners is great. Just beware of the El Papi burritos. They are HUGE! - enough for two. I think the tortillas for those things are the size of manhole covers. Even after expanding, you may have a little wait for a table... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

The Mexican food here is excellent and the prices are incredibly low. The atmosphere is very basic. Recommended

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Torpedo burrito is to die for! Toss in an order of guacamole and a Patron margarita and it's love at first bite! First time here but we'll be back!

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CHICAGO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Great food family friendly good service and everyone is very friendly live music Friday and Saturday nights

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

No matter what you get it's always delicious. Wait staff is courteous and fast on their feet. Plates come to you hot and plentiful. This is our go-to place when we get a hankerin for enchiladas and burritos. It doesn't get any better!

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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We've been going to Tacos El Norte for years and have never been disappointed. The food is great and the guacamole is excellent! We compare all Mexican restaurants to Tacos El Norte and many don't make the cut.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I eat at this location only. I love the food, the staff does a great job and has been the same for years which is a good thing. The owner takes pride in her restaurant and the recent expansion was much needed so people didn't need to line out the door every Friday and Saturday night.

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4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

I am here every week. I don't even order. The girls know what I want, Torpedo taco. That's all I ever have. Tried other entrees, torpedo burrito also excellent. Both have fried egg in them. Amazing. Try it, if you are disappointed you are not mortal. The other locations are not the same.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 213 S Rand Rd, Lake Zurich, IL 60047-2281
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Lake Zurich
  • Phone Number: 847-726-9114

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm

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