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Birrieria Zaragoza

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4852 S Pulaski Rd, Chicago, IL 60632-4116
+1 773-523-3700
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10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
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CA
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80 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Read about this restaurant on some Chicago must eat list. Yummy roasted goat is their specialty at this hole in the wall restaurant.

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Thank NinaCa
Bloomington, MN
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135 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great place for good eats, very friendly staff and good food, the restaurant is small but the staff gets it done, they are even making fresh tortillas which was wonderful to watch and even better to eat with the Birrieria.

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Thank ktdelosreyes
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

We had read and heard alot of good things about this place. We were misled. Extremely small restaurant, large servings of birria are listed as 11 dollars a plate, but when we were asked if we wanted them in plates or bowls....we said bowls, not knowing that we would be charged an additional $2.50 per bowl for some soup added... More 

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Thank Panchfoodie
Saint Louis, Missouri
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54 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Although this place looks like a hole in the wall... oh yeah, it is... don't be scared away. So... while watching some late night food program while doing an elliptical workout, this place gets mentioned as one of the best places in Chicago for Mexican food. It looked interesting enough to stop my workout and write the name of the... More 

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Thank TK6299
New York City, New York
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Lovely, welcoming staff who were helpful and informative about the differences between dishes. Tiny place can't seat many (great when you can get a seat) and atmosphere was warm and friendly. The most delicious baby goat imaginable, especially given it was for breakfast!

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1 Thank Freyja1910
New York City, New York
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

This place was recommended as having the best roast goat in Chicago. So a party of 4 of us went there on 8/29. The roast goat was really good. Well seasoned and tender, falling off the bone. Went very well with the tacos. And the cinnamon coffee was the perfect accompaniment. The place certainly lived up to the hype.

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1 Thank Maurice S
Chicago
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Real goat meat, unlike many "birrierias" in town. Nice serving of exactly what birria should be, hand made tortillas are awesome. A bit pricier than most, but well worth it. The place is really small so timing is everything. Enjoy

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Thank AmadorR
Durham, New Hampshire
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192 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

The quiet hype about this place is not an exaggeration, but it's friendly, local, and delicious. At breakfast this Sat we were the only non-neighborhood, non Hispanic customers so don't fear an attack of the foodies. Go on the weekend for goat tripe, lovingly baked in a tiny bundle that is delicious. The trip on public transport from a N.... More 

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1 Thank B F H
Chicago, Illinois
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I heard about this place from a mexican co-worker who said its the most authentic mexican food you will find in chicago. He comes from a family of chefs so I thought the place must be good. We went on saturday around 6:00, be aware the restaurant hours are strange, they close at 7:00 on saturday. All they serve is... More 

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Thank joann82
Mechanicsville, Virginia
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

This is possibly the best goat I have ever eaten. In the past I've eaten goat that was tough or stringy. Not here. It was tender and flavorful. The consommé is absolutely fantastic. It makes you want to take a bucketful home with you. Also the tortillas are great.

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1 Thank Wes B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4852 S Pulaski Rd, Chicago, IL 60632-4116
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Southwest Side
  • Neighborhood: Southwest Side
  • Phone Number: +1 773-523-3700
Description
We are a family-owned restaurant specializing in Birria Tatemada (oven-roasted goat). We are located 5 minutes north of Midway airport.

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