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322 W Main St, Carpentersville, IL 60110-2844
+1 847-426-4242
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
Feb 13, 2017
“Heck a lot better than a typical taco eatry”
Feb 1, 2017
“Great food at a great price”
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10:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
322 W Main St, Carpentersville, IL 60110-2844
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Reviewed February 13, 2017

Very fast service and the food presentation was done well-loved the burritos and chips. would be a very good choice for couples, family, & friends for a gathering. Its top choice for us when trying to decide where to get good food on a short...More

Thank gopack04
Reviewed February 1, 2017

The food was excellent, portion size was great. The service was fast and the people were super!! I would recommend them to everyone!

Thank markpcramer
Reviewed September 2, 2016

My daughter took me here when I came to town. She said that it is "not your typical taco place." How right she was! The choices were excellent and I was surprised because it was somewhat a hybrid place of "sit down and eat" or...More

Thank Lawrence A H
Reviewed May 9, 2016

My husband & I love the food here. We come here almost twice a week sometimes. Tuesday for $1 tacos and on Thursday for the 2 burritos for $8 special. Foods we love: guacamole, steak burritos, ground beef tacos, chorizo tacos, carne asada meal, chips...More

Thank Kristen B
Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

We love this Mom and Pop Mexican restaurant! The owner makes her Flan from scratch and its outstanding! The space is cozy and authentic - booths and tables to choose from- there's a little TV in the corner if you want to watch a game....More

Thank jaybeegrn
Reviewed September 25, 2015 via mobile

Homemade. Homemade. Homemade. This was our first time here, wanting to try something new on a Friday date night. We loved it! Everything we had was delicious and authentic! Would recommend! The steak tacos were awesome and guac too! My husband loved his burrito and...More

Thank Deanna L
Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant serves very authentic Mexican at an affordable price. There are specials daily, my favorite is tostada Wednesday! The service is awesome!

Thank Urbestpalal
Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant is our favorite Mexican restaurant in the area (and there are plenty of them). We really have never had a bad meal or experience, and we have been here many, many times over 15 years. The family who owns it and actively operates...More

1  Thank ibRWC1
Reviewed May 7, 2015

Partner and I had Chimmichangas at this little Mexican spot. Restaurant is one store space wide in a strip shopping center. VERY casual and certainly no ambiance but the food was good! Service was immediate. Emphasis is on quick service of all usual Mexican dishes...More

1  Thank Manus S
Reviewed September 29, 2014

Went there for lunch today to try it. Never had been to this place before. We sat down. Waited...and waited,,,, and waited,,, not even a glass of water and they had two people serving tables and there was a table of 8, and three other...More

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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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  • Address: 322 W Main St, Carpentersville, IL 60110-2844
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Carpentersville
  • Phone Number: +1 847-426-4242
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