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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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Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
My visit

Best restaurant in Racine,Wi...if you haven't visited you don't know what you are missing. Very friendly staff,atmosphere.make you feel as part of the family their services are above and beyond. ..my favorite place for food and margaritas

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Best restaurant in Racine,Wi...if you haven't visited you don't know what you are missing. Very friendly staff,atmosphere.make you feel as part of the family their services are above and beyond. ..my favorite place for food and margaritas

Thank Ladiva528
Racine, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff is always friendly and the food is fantastic. They offer the usual Mexican foods plus a wide variety of unique creations by Chef Javier. (I recommend the Pollo a la Parilla.) Bonus - they have vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options! I can't wait to go back.

Thank Anne G
Racine, Wisconsin
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

If you want good Mexican food in a friendly atmosphere this is your place. Family owned and run they want you to know they remember you as customer. Be sure you notice the leg lamp (Fragile lamp) from a Christmas Story. The owners wife is very proud of it makes sure you tell her.

Thank Bob T
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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64 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

New to the area and wanted to try a local Mexican restaurant. Very good - didn't disappoint! I ordered steak (cilantro and onion) and it was very tasty. The onions were grilled, which I am not used to but was actually a nice surprise and changed-up the flavoring just enough to be familiar yet distinct. Looking forward to my next... More 

Thank JBroskowski
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

I usually only do carry out as I did this trip. The atmosphere is great inside. Even when just picking up. Rarely ever have I waited more than 10 min to get my order. Always fresh and tasty. The head chef always comes out to greet me and thanks me for continuing to visit. The Mexican rice is fantastic. I... More 

Thank CV R
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

The food is not entirely Tex Mex, they have some unusual and very tasty food. For example, Talapia with Cilantro Lime Sauce. Service is kind and quick. Give it a try.

Thank Margaret F
Racine, Wisconsin
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68 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

I can't believe I haven't reviewed this before. We come here after work every few months for the Happy Hour specials and they have a free Taco Bar. The servers are friendly and efficient, even though it can get quite busy and crowded in the bar area. You can get many different flavors of Margaritas. Monday, it is one of... More 

Thank racine-lighthouse
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55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Went to Javiers on a Friday night. It was pretty busy. Had read some reviews that they had a fish fry, which I thought was unusual, but decided to try the place anyways. They did not have a fish fry! Lol! my husband had a combination of 1 enchilada with green sauce and a burrito with shredded beef, rice and... More 

Thank conphuzer
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

Javier is an excellent chef with great credentials who could be cooking in a restaurant in a large city but luckily for Racine, he has settled here with his wife's family! Speaking of family, many of them work there and are a great addition to the friendly, accommodating atmosphere. The food is always wonderful. They happily accomodate gluten free and... More 

Thank 546gigi
Racine, Wisconsin
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124 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

This is a great place to take the family for a delicious and affordable meal. Dinners are served hot and special requests are honored. There are also good vegetarian selections. Don't pass this treasure up!

Thank BridgetOzzie

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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: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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?