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Poblano Pepper Grill

3677 East Main Street, Saint Charles, IL
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Ranked #3 of 153 restaurants in Saint Charles
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Kirk Rd
Restaurant details
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Kirk Rd
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38 reviews from our community

94% Recommend
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English first
Geneva, Illinois
Top Contributor
246 reviews 246 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

I was planning to eat lunch at Poblano today, and decided to check Tripadvisor to see what time they open. I saw the review from May 1 and figured I'd better have a backup plan. Good thing I did, as Poblano wasn't open, there were not place settings or condiments on the table, and very little behind the bar. Looks... More

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Saint Charles, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

This restaurant is very basic looking as far as decor ...but the food is fantastic. Great Mexican street food. Top shelf margaritas are great! Fun place to go with a group of friends or your family.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

This is a small restaurant that is located conveniently in St. Charles, Il. My husband and I had two different entrees. Mine with pork and a light lovely mixture of spices that enhance the meat and came with flour tortillas. Served with black beans that were velvety and had hint of mole sauce, notes of chocolate. The rice was flavorful... More

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South Elgin, Illinois
20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

We took our boys out for dinner to celebrate the 17th birthday of our middle son. Very friendly staff... The food was authentic, not common for this area usually too bland with no depth of flavor. Right off the bat, the pico was delicious! Extremely fresh and bright. The Alambre, oh my goodness,steak was tender and cooked perfectly very tasty.... More

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Batavia, Illinois
Top Contributor
108 reviews 108 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I gave this restaurant a try last night and were not disappointed. I go to Shell Cleaners, next door, once a week and always wondered about this restaurant which must have opened around May 2012. The restaurant is in a strip mall in an area where businesses seem to struggle, so I wish them continued success. We... More

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Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

As soon as we entered we were greeted with a friendly smile and immediately taken to a table of our choice. Everything was neat, tidy and very clean.The margaritas were quite tasty especially the cucumber. We especially enjoyed our conversations with Lizette and Ruben.We ordered the azteca soup, alambre and tacos dorados stuffed with potato. Everything was delicious. The only... More

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Carol Stream, Illinois
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Friendly environment and delicious food. My husband and I go here whenever we're itching for authentic Mexican food. Highly recommend!

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South Elgin, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

This was our first time here and we were very impressed. The food was home made family recipes that were outstanding. Margaritas were one of the best I have ever had. Loved the decorations.The hospitality from Ruben and Lizette was very friendly and accommodating. Will definitely come again and bring our friends and family here. Thank you for a lovely... More

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Richmond, Virginia
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

What a delightful surprise this meal was. A true, authentic Mexican restaurant with delicious food, but the real treat was chatting with the couple that runs the place. This is a real gem and I can't wait to return.

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Troy, Michigan
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

I really enjoyed this place. I came in from out of town, and needed to meet a couple of coworkers for dinner in between their houses in the Western Suburbs of Chicago. The map revealed that St. Charles was about 1/2 way between them, so this placed was picked, perhaps for their high ratings online. I was first to arrive... More

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