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Salsa 17

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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 - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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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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Libertyville, Illinois, United States
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98 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

Thank mjb00
Chicago, Illinois
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106 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great dinner at Salsa 17, sitting outside on a perfect evening. Excellent service and great Mole sauces. Margaritas a little weak so we had to order extra tequila which was pricey.

Thank Roger H
Tinton Falls, New Jersey
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

MaryAnn friends at work recommended Salsa 17 in Arlington Heights. We really enjoyed. The restaurant is located just off a fountain and trees which are lit up at nite. Bailey's and Coffee with nice cinnamon flavor, I had Peach Smoothie (bebida durazno) Cuisine not typical tex-mex but more upscale oaxacan and mayan. Marcela and the other wait staff very accomodating.... More 

Thank davidvalk
Marion, Illinois
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236 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

I was here with a party of 6 for a dinner out with family and friends. We got seated really quick even though they were extremely busy but I chalk that up to lucky timing rather than anything else. Even so, our waiter came around and took drink orders and he was very attentive the rest of the evening. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
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, Families with children
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?