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Main Street Station

4005 Main St, McHenry, IL 60050-5244
815-385-4110
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Ranked #21 of 95 restaurants in McHenry
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Mar 2, 2014
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English first
Cary, Illinois
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

got there on a Sunday....the cook was already 1/2 hour late... the owner/bartender didn't seem concerned. I sat at the bar while my wife filled her time with the video games.. the area had an odor which is hard to describe... not pleasant ... found out the cook came ...but not without asking... got seated... space cadet waitress entered ..brought... More

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McHenry, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

The food is always fresh and delicious. The service is quick and attentive. We usually eat there twice a month. Everything we try is always good. The guacamole is the best I've ever had.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

If you like Tex Mex, you'll love this place. Great menu (including food for the non Tex Mex appetite, and kids also) featuring the standards choices, but also some very delicious House recipes. Great staff and service. The fee house salsa and chips are quite nice and guac is outstanding. I visit at least 2-4 times a month. Try it,... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Main Street Station provides excellent Mexican food and drinks. The staff is friendly and everything is very affordable so a family can enjoy a great evening out without breaking the bank.

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Mchenry Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013 via mobile

Atmosphere is more like a cafe than a restaurant. When I walked through the front door, I thought that I had walked into a back entrance. Ripped seats, cheap silverware and plastic glasses. Definitely not romantic. I ordered the chef's special which was stuffed poblano peppers. Not so special. The peppers were covered in boring tomatoe sauce. Rice and beans... More

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Chicago Suburbs, IL
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

My husband and I frequent this restaurant often. The best Mexican food in McHenry, hands down. Great food, great portions, great service, great value. Occasionally it can get busy and the service slows a little, but it is worth it because the food is always delicious and they have the best salsa! Love this place, can't go wrong. They even... More

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Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

Very good Mexican food - at very reasonable prices. Housed in the old train station building and 'train' themed inside. A little different for a Mexican place, but the food is freshly made, to order, and the portions are generous. Decent selection of drinks and beers, also reasonably priced. A little hidden gem in McHenry.

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Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

Love the theme of the trains. The food is delicious! The staff is friendly and the prices are reasonable. The portions are generous.

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Chicago, Illinois
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012

I went here with low expectations because of the look of the place- right next to a train station and junky apartments- But i was extremely suprised. Everything was very good and authentic, fajitas and burritos are amazing and the guac is really cool too! and its service is fast and pleasant and fairly inexpensive.

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Wonder Lake, Illinois, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2012

I can't find a better Mexican establishment , top notch attentive service , decent prices , great family atmosphere , crazy cool History on the walls. My favorite dish is a made to order (everything is) Chicken Chimichanga with the works , shredded , tender chicken and bursting with flavor , Portions are generous and you get fantastic ships and... More

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