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Cuernavaca Restaurant

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Pilsen
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1160 W 18th St, Chicago, IL 60608-2325 (S Racine)
(312) 829-1147
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

After googling "Best Margaritas Pilsen", we decided on La Vaca. We were not disappointed. The variety and creativity in their flavors was great, the drinks were strong, perfect for a Friday night out! Jalapeno salsa was excellent. The Mahi Mahi taco was tasty. It's also refreshing to see a family working together to run a restaurant, it really felt like... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Good service, great guacamole and really good mexican beers! I went there with some friends during my stay in Chicago in March. My vegetarian main course was huge and I couldn't finish it but it was really really nice!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

There are lots of Mexican restaurants in Chicago, but this one is in Pilsen, essentially Little Mexico. The food is authentic, and the service is very nice. My friend has some severe food allergies, and the staff is very careful to avoid those spices in their cooking of her food. We get the same meal every time, and the waitress... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2007

Great fish soup and fried fish. Margaritas, while salty in terms of price ($8-9), you can swim in. Don't plan on working after you stop in. Plan on a nap.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
Cuisine
Mexican
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1160 W 18th St, Chicago, IL 60608-2325
    (S Racine)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Pilsen
  • Neighborhood: Pilsen
  • Phone Number: (312) 829-1147

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