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Tacos El Norte

213 S Rand Rd, Lake Zurich, IL 60047-2281
847-726-9114
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Ranked #1 of 66 restaurants in Lake Zurich
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Aug 5, 2014
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34 reviews from our community

91% Recommend
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Lake Zurich, Illinois
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

My husband and I have been here several times. Nice place to go for some great Mexican food. Nothing fancy for sure. Very casual. All of the food is excellent. The only thing I would say on the negative side is sometimes it's hard to get the check at the end to pay. Several times we have had to go... More

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77 reviews 77 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

After having come here once a week for 18 years we have missed TEN since hitting the road 2 years ago to travel full time. When home visiting recently we were shocked to see the new expansion, and love it. But we know this place VERY well and it seems to us that the portion sizes seem to be reduced... More

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Barrington, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Food was very good and ready in 10 minutes for pick-up. We had the tacos and fajitas. While we chose to take our meal back to the hotel, the restaurant had a dining area that was packed on a Tuesday night.

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Lake Zurich, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

You cannot go wrong with Tacos el Norte in Lake Zurich!! The atmosphere is family, the location is in a small strip mall - so very underwhelming. But, when you get inside, you feel like family! The food is authentic Mexican thru and thru! And they remember you when you come again! Never a bad meal there! They also know... More

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Lake Zurich, Illinois
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 via mobile

The atmosphere leaves something to be desired, but the food is good and the prices are reasonable. On the weekends they have mariachis going from table to table. Good margaritas also.

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Lake Zurich, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Great food, friendly staff and reasonably priced. We have only been there for dinner, and the restaurant is ALWAYS busy by 6 p.m.

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Lake Zurich, IL
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Wouldn't go anywhere else for true mexican food. Best ever guacamole and flan. We are weekly regulars for take-out, sometimes twice a week.

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South Bend, Indiana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Tacos El Norte had the best Burritos and Chimichangas I have had anywhere. The portion was huge and my husband and I could have shared one entree and be full! The Service was great and fast. When we pulled up to the location the parking lot was full but judging from the outside we didn't realize how much space the... More

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Chicago
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1,057 reviews 1,057 reviews
751 restaurant reviews
472 helpful votes 472 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

I was recently had a friends birthday party at their home and the food they served was all delivered by Tacos El Norte. All of the food was excellent. This is one of the better Mexican restaurants in this area.

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Lake Zurich
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

This is one of our favorite, "go to" places in Lake Zurich. We can rely on fast, friendly service, and you can't beat how fresh the food is. The guacamole is the best we've had, anywhere!

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