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#251 of 7,832 Restaurants in Chicago}
$$ - $$$Mexican, Latin,
108 W Kinzie Street, Chicago, IL 60654-4508
+1 312-329-9555
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good44%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (14 reviews)
“tacos” (187 reviews)
“guacamole” (113 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
108 W Kinzie Street, Chicago, IL 60654-4508
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had reservations (this is highly recommended) and we were walked right in. The staff were all super friendly and very helpful. They found out we were celebrating a birthday and they brought out a complimentary dessert at the end of our dinner. I loved...More

Thank Vanesa L
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was another good selection while in Chicago's North Loop area. We visited Mercadito on a Sunday late afternoon. No wait time. We had excellent service. They were having a few "support breast cancer awareness specials" on the menu. Some proceeds were donated to the...More

Thank Bernard C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic tacos and guacamole. Very creative and fun drinks. It's a fun place to go with a small group.

Thank Todd C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such an amazing place for a date or a night out with friends. The food is exceptional and the chic ambiance is unrivaled.

Thank jsg0922
Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

If you want to eat earlier make sure to make a reservation. We waited to make a reservation and were not able to eat until 930. The wait was definately worth it! Started with house margaritas and a couple of the guacomoles which were amazing!...More

Thank travelteamej2
Reviewed September 21, 2017 via mobile

Don't let the outside fool you. Great little Mexican restaurants with the best margaritas around. The place was packed but there was no rushing you through. Loved it.

Thank ChristinesTravels
Reviewed September 18, 2017

I decided to try this place on our trip to Chicago due to an article from a blogger called Gal on a mission, plus I also checked the reviews online as well. Our server Rafa was friendly and attentive, the decor and atmosphere is lovely...More

Thank Erika504
Reviewed September 12, 2017

Had a business lunch here with co-workers. The Pollo Tortas was very tasty. Service and atmosphere was pretty good although a touch loud. I would go back.

Thank khaymo
Reviewed September 10, 2017

We went to Mercadito for the first time with our friends for "date night". We ordered appetizers - we had the traditional guacamole, the asparagus guacamole, ceviche mixto and queso fundido with brisket. The traditional guac had more of a garlic taste, but was delicious....More

Thank Gracie I
Reviewed September 8, 2017

I had high hopes for this place, given the reviews and its pedigree. The menu looks diverse and interesting, but still has an honest connection to the source cuisine. Ultimately, though, I was disappointed. We tried several guacamole types and cervices types. While the guacamole...More

Thank A J
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April 11, 2016|
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Response from Ernesha P | Reviewed this property |
Earlier in the day, yes. Later in the evening it has more of a clubby feel.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 W Kinzie Street, Chicago, IL 60654-4508
    (Kinzie between N Clark and N La Salle)
  • Public Transportation: Merchandise Mart stops Purple and Brown Line and 156 Bus LaSalle.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
  • Neighborhood: Near North Side
  • Phone Number: +1 312-329-9555
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