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1529 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60642-5237 (Chicago and Ashland)
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Chicago/Palm Springs
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73 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A perfect balance between comfort and quiet simple refinement...unique fusion with very complex pleasing flavors. Great place for quiet conversation yet comfortable and friendly. We were thrilled to find a place with good food and a corkage fee that is reasonable. Consistent over three recent visits.

Thank Talldude51
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Exactly what we hoped it would be! Went at 2:00 end of brunch and had the whole place to ourselves. Ordered the chorizo crepe and steak huarache - amazing!!! Great Mexican food elevated is what you can expect. The sangria is great too. Chef came out at the end to say hi too - bonus!!

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Chardon, Ohio
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53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Try the tasting menu - you will be treated to an incredible experience. A culinary tour of Mexico in small plates.

2 Thank Hector D
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sat at the bar and enjoyed some great Mexican food. Small place and the food was excellent. Some different twists on Mexican.

1 Thank Ed P
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had higher expectations for this place, but it was pretty dull and uneventful. The restaurant is a Mexican/French fusion and the chef did his rounds during dinner service to check in with guests. Although the food was pretty looking, I found the taste to be average and not very exciting. Was also not impressed by the parchment paper on top... More 

Thank Arielc08
Chicago, Illinois, United States
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Chicago is noted for fine Mexican food (think of the Rick Bayless restaurants). Mexique is a worthy competitor. It features dishes with a Mexican heritage and French overtones. The restaurant is an unprepossessing storefront (there is no valet parking and finding a space on nearby streets can be a challenge). But once inside, the décor is modern and attractive. The... More 

Thank Si G
Sacramento, California
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121 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted some Mexican food and found Mexique on line, although it was far from our hotel by taxi we decided to go. We found the place to be unique with a menu very different that what you expect in a Mexican Restaurant in the United States They combine French and Mexican dishes in a very tasty and different way.

1 Thank Evita_1957
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I loved this place. We both went with the 6 course dinner and were pleasantly amazed by the complexity and beauty of the food. The service was fantastic. Neither one of us has a bad thing to say about Mexique!!

1 Thank Nick C
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43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

first, the food, outstanding! where to begin. the flavors on the pallete of the chef is as close to an artistic expression as the impressionists are to art. in my experience at good restaurants($$$$) one can spend $250.00 plus gratuity for three people, as this was our first day in Chicago we were tired and wanted something close and good,... More 

2 Thank Podchhdy
Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

My husband and I had reservations for a Wednesday night and this place was quite busy. The host sat us promptly, though we were 15 minutes early for our reservation! The server was fantastic... informative, offered great recommendations, and was witty to boot!! I feel terrible I do not remember his name, but- by far -the best service we have... More 

2 Thank samanthapatton

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
Mexican, Latin
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1529 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60642-5237
    (Chicago and Ashland)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > West Town
  • Neighborhood: West Town
  • Phone Number: 312-850-0288

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