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El Meson Mexican Cuisine

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34 W Schaumburg Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60194-3502
847-882-1716
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 12
    Very good
  • 7
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Casual but yet elegant with great service

Looking for a romantic table?, they have a couple spots that are very intimate and beautiful. The service is amazing, I can't say the same about the food, but the overall experience was very satisfying. I would definitely come back.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Dusseldorf, Germany
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Dusseldorf, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Looking for a romantic table?, they have a couple spots that are very intimate and beautiful. The service is amazing, I can't say the same about the food, but the overall experience was very satisfying. I would definitely come back.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Have been coming to this Mexican restaurant for a number of years. Good food, very good service and reasonable prices. Not crazy about the music especially when seated right by the speakers. Won't do that again! Local favorite.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

In order to understand why I say eclectic you have got to understand what Schaumburg is. A large popular suburb of Chicago with just about every chain restaurant you can think off whether its high price or low. Then we come to El Meson.... Great fresh Ceviche, signature house sangria (no after taste), and great salsa and Guacamole. It has... More 

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Goodyear, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015 via mobile

We've been going to El Meson for almost 20 years now. A few years ago we moved to Arizona and I've yet to find a dish that rivals El Meson's Bistek Oaxaqueno. We always go here when we come back to visit. Their Chile Rellanos and Mole Enchiladas are also excellent, but I usually get the Bistek Oaxaqueno. We highly... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

I've NEVER seen that before at any other Mexican restaurant I have ever eaten at, and Mexican is my favorite cuisine. Realized immediately it was a FILLER to make their $9.75 large bowl of guacamole go further, but lettuce has no flavor (that's why you put dressing on a salad) so there would be no reason to put it in... More 

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Cochabamba, Bolivia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I was just recommended by a friend and I really liked it. The staff could attend in English or Spanish. I practiced both languages. The waiter was very patient, she helped me to choose the one I was looking for. Then they gave me a basket of fresh, warm tortillas, along with several types of salsa, all as part of... More 

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Hanover PARK, iL.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Servers are very personable. Nachos El Meson with machca beef are the best. Carne asada is great and Enchiladas El Meson are very good.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Loved the warm tortilla chips served with green and red salsa. Got the ceviche, which tasted great - just was NOT served with a lot of fish. Dinner was decent, nothing that would convince you to come back to this place again. I'm not sure if it is because they do not get a lot of customers and/or rent for... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We stopped at El Mason on the spur of the moment, not knowing about their Sunday Buffet. The food was hot and delicious! The freshly made omelets were fluffy and the freshly made waffles were light and airy. The Mexican food buffet was served hot and the presentation was beautiful. But, oh, the fresh squeezed orange juice was absolutely delicious!

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Schaumburg, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Family owned business just celebrated their 25th anniversary. Love the outdoor seating area in the summer. The food is delicious and consistent. The mojitos and homemade sangria are my two favorite beverages. Visit them approx once a week.

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Additional Information about El Meson Mexican Cuisine

Address: 34 W Schaumburg Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60194-3502
Phone Number: 847-882-1716
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Schaumburg
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 34 W Schaumburg Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60194-3502
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Schaumburg
  • Phone Number: 847-882-1716

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?