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Carnitas Uruapan

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Mexican, Latin
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner

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Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Mexican, Latin
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Table Service
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Reviewed July 11, 2019 via mobile

The food here was so delicious that I had to take a pound home to share with my wife!!! I would have felt like I was cheating on her if I didn't... If you like carnitas this is the spot. The prices were perfect and...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank jamesthecritic2018
Reviewed June 16, 2019

The highlight of our visit to The Windy City was eating at Carnitas Uruapan. The owner, Mr Carbajal sets the customer service example to all his employees. We visited on an early Sunday afternoon when the place was packed. Food was prepared “a su punto”,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank pepe0518
Reviewed June 1, 2019

Visited recently on a Friday for lunch. Arrived just at the right time as what few tables there were one gentleman was just finishing. We both had the lunch special that had a bit of everything and was very reasonable in cost. Too much food,...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Joel V
Reviewed April 8, 2019 via mobile

Went for lunch with coworkers and everyone was very happy with the quality of food and waitstaff. Tender and juicy pork, fresh corn tortillas and good sides. We walked in and it was full of local Mexican-Americans, we new the food was going to be...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank timdZ8040JM
Reviewed April 7, 2019 via mobile

If you’ve ever been to Mexico City then you would know that you can get better carnitas ANYWHERE in the DF. The meat is bland. Salsas are just OK. Considering that Chicago has such a large Mexican population you would think that the Mexican food...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Poogenstein
Reviewed March 16, 2019

Excellent authentic Mexican food. Lots of choices. Friendly staff and good service. Inexpensive. It's worth the drive to get there.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Stephen P
Reviewed November 5, 2018

Pork of goodnes! I quick L ride on the Pink like and your a few steps away from Carnitas Uruapan. #dinersdriveinnsanddives yes I'm a foodie and this place was great. Worth my train ride. This chicharrones made it all the way back to Texas.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank evilalva
Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

This was place magnificent. When we first got there you could see all the pork to chose from. We ordered the traditional 1lb chopped up pork with pork skin. Insane that’s all I could say. I came from Miami to eat at this spot because...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank nathan21ponc
Reviewed September 2, 2018

Carnitas Uruapan is a bustling hub of energy! There are lines for seating and for takeout! Most people are there to take home the Carnitas! If you are not familiar with Carnitas, I would describe them as chunks of pork deep fried in a mixture...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank DanielL7226
Reviewed August 14, 2018

This is definitely worth a visit in Chicago, very few places in the city where you can get more food than you can eat for less than $10. We walked in and were even handed a sample of carnitas while we waited in line, great...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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