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Salsa 17

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, Central American, Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, South American
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17 W Campbell St, Arlington Heights, IL 60005-1407 (Vail Ave & Dunton Ave)
+1 847-590-1122
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Tue 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dinner was excellent, I ordered a steak burrito. It was large and fresh ,melted on my tongue. The homemade guacamole was wonderful. Freshly made tortilla chips! I plan on going back.

Thank Santina H
Chicago, Illinois
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81 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Salsa 17 is our go-to spot for a fun atmosphere and consistently good food (every day of the week) We love the made-to-order guacamole cart that is made table-side. All of the entrees are wonderful. In particular, we like the fajitas and burritos. I recently ordered the poblano burrito (vegetarian) and it was a fantastic mix of flavors and was... More 

Thank FreqFlier2010
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I recently dined here with friends for the first time and wish we had known about this gem earlier. It is a wonderful restaurant with attentive servers, great food and choices for adult beverages along with ambiance (we sat outside in the alleyway and loved it ). I would highly recommend savoring the tasty salsa and chips... More 

Thank Wingmom51
Libertyville, Illinois, United States
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80 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dined there last night with friends and sat for three hours with no one rushing us out- perhaps because we were outdoors and no one was in a hurry for our spot since it was a cooler evening. However we were toasty warm with the space heater! Nice selection of drinks and wonderful chips and salsa-unique! Shared a chile rellano... More 

Thank RobinR699
Arlington Heights, Illinois
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food here is always top notch. My favorite is the Arrachera Chihuahua (grilled skirt steak with mushrooms, onions, and green peppers topped with melted chihuahua cheese.) The service is exemplory and the table side guacamole is dangerously delicious. You can't go wrong.

Thank Carol J
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15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

We went to Salsa 17 to celebrate two family birthdays. We ordered 4 dinners a side of guacamole to share it between 5 people. We ordered chicken fajita (very good), Chicken Quesadilla, Chicken Enchiladas Mole, and Chicken tacos. We like chicken! Although they were all good, my two favorites were the Chicken fajita and Chicken Enchilada Mole. They offered chips... More 

Thank nhagel8840
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

This is my go-to place to bring visiting friends/family. I have been many times in the past few years and every time we have all had great meals & experiences. I was most recently here with my parents and we enjoyed sitting outside during a nice summer evening.

Thank drschmangie
Chicago, Illinois
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171 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Enjoyed our lunch in a nice atmosphere with great service,our food was very tasty and well presented. They have indoor and outdoor seating. They have many drink choices and fun summer drinks!

Thank boopdboop
Chicago, Illinois
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

First time at Salsa 17, and I hope not the last. Just happened to be in the area with my daughter who lives fairly near there. Had a wonderful chicken dish with a really nice chipolte sauce and cheese. We ate outside on the patio since it was so nice out, and lights were really cute. They make your fresh... More 

Thank bagelme
Palatine, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

We met some friends here on a Fri night. We had an incredibly attentive waiter(Tony) who served us with impeccable style! We had an accident with the water carafe spilling and glass breaking and the service we received was A++!! It was as if nothing ever happened a few minutes later. They replaced all of our food and drink that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $25
Bar, Central American, Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, South American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 W Campbell St, Arlington Heights, IL 60005-1407
    (Vail Ave & Dunton Ave)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Arlington Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 847-590-1122
Experience Mexico in the Heart of Downtown Arlington Heights!

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