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El Tinajon - CLOSED

4425 W Montrose Ave, Chicago, IL 60641-2058
+1 773-993-0537
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good16%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Jun 30, 2014
“Good Traditional Food”
Jun 22, 2014
“Friendly Guatemalan restaurant”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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Latin, Spanish, Guatemalan, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
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4425 W Montrose Ave, Chicago, IL 60641-2058
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Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

I dined here with a group of friends. I had Hilachas, a traditional stew with shredded beef and potatoes in a Creole sauce. It came with tortillas and very flavorful rice as the sides. The food was good but would have liked a bit more...More

Thank travelfan229
Reviewed June 22, 2014

Nice, authentic Guatemalan restaurant that serves great food. No liquor license at the new location. Be sure to check with them when you make a reservation. OK to bring your own until they get their license. Interesting kids menu with Guatemalan and Mexican options. Kids...More

Thank Evan59
Reviewed October 6, 2013

The food and service at El Tinajon is as good or better than ever. We visited during their first week in the new location. The service was prompt and our dinner was delicious. We have strong emotional ties to the culture of Guatemala and El...More

Thank Tom35805
Reviewed December 31, 2012

I love coming back to this restaurant when I go to visit Chicago! The food is FANTASTIC. All my friends I've brought with me have agreed and ask about it when we go. Try the fried plantains. Absolutely wonderful. I usually get one of the...More

Thank lbugher
Reviewed January 26, 2012

For something a little different, try Tinajon. Friendly clean and tasty food including breakfasts. We had a great experience.

1  Thank Karen016
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Chicago, IL
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Reviewed September 8, 2004

EL Tinajon has excellent Guatemalan food. Their steak is awesome and their black beans are great. If you want some good Latin food but are sick of Mexican, try El Tinajon. The variety is awesome, colorful and just plain good! I've been going there since...More

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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4425 W Montrose Ave, Chicago, IL 60641-2058
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Roscoe Village
  • Neighborhood: Roscoe Village
  • Phone Number: +1 773-993-0537
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