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Javier's Cuisine

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Mexican, Fusion
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2011 Lathrop Ave, Racine, Racine, WI 53405
+1 262-598-9242
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4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dessert, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 83
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 8
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  • 2
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  • 0
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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
    4 of 5 stars
Not your typical restaurant

After visiting Javier's the first time and not knowing what to expect, we liked it so much that we came back again. What I appreciate about this restaurant the most is that the food is not everybody else's food if that makes sense. They take classic dishes and add their own touch and flavors that... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
Michael R
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Dining on a budget
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

After visiting Javier's the first time and not knowing what to expect, we liked it so much that we came back again. What I appreciate about this restaurant the most is that the food is not everybody else's food if that makes sense. They take classic dishes and add their own touch and flavors that make them different such that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Very good food. I thought the tamales were some of the best in Racine. Kinda pricey when you compare it to other Mexican places in town. Would go again, but it would be for a special occasion. Not a place to just get your taco fix

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Yummy food, gracious hostess, esp the youngest one who prepared our table side guacamole and chatted with all 12 of us!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

A group of friends took a trip to Racine last weekend, decided we wanted Mexican food, and selected Javier's randomly. Wow. It was probably among the best Mexican dinner I've ever had. While dining we chatted with Javier and found out that he's worked in such upscale gourmet French restaurants as Le Francais and Carlo's in suburban Chicago among others... More 

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Racine, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

This chef is an artist. He fuses different tastes together, not always are they even all continental Mexican flavors as we know of them, but it always seems to work. I have now been here 3 times and have never been disappointed. The prices are on the higher side but this is clearly not a taco buffet and as such... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

I went here to try the fish tacos, the portions were huge. I like a lighter fish taco then they serve. These tacos have a heavy cream type sauce, still really good. My boyfriend and daughter got chicken quesadillas and they were excellent!!! I was pretty jealous. Staff was great and food came quick. I will go back.

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Racine, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I had heard that Javier's had good food so a friend and I decided to go there on Saturday, April 18th. I had 2 chimichangas (one shredded beef and one chicken) with refried beans and rice. I really enjoyed my meal. My friend had tostadas and like them a lot. I felt we had a great meal at a reasonable... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

Really good, homemade Mexican food. Try the specials, they're always good. The tilapia with rice is one of my favorites. locally owned and run by a nice family, very friendly!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Some of the best Mexican food we have every had. I had an amazing Valencian Fish special, and we had an amazing flourless chocolate cake for dessert. Nice decor, very friendly and efficient wait staff, all at an extremely reasonable price for the high quality food.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I have been wanting to try this restaurant because of all the rave reviews. It did not disappoint. The food was delicious. There was a home-like atmosphere with the food and staff. Felt like part of the family. In addition to the glutenfree menu, the chef is willing to help make the dining experience a positive one (not many restaurants... More 

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Additional Information about Javier's Cuisine

Address: 2011 Lathrop Ave, Racine, Racine, WI 53405
Phone Number: +1 262-598-9242
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Racine
Open Hours:
Monday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Mexican, Fusion

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2011 Lathrop Ave, Racine, Racine, WI 53405
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Racine
  • Phone Number: +1 262-598-9242

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Fusion

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?