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Tarascas

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#101 of 441 Mexican in Chicago
#1,477 of 5,536 Restaurants in Chicago
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PRICE RANGE
$21 - $30
CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Dinner, Lunch

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Menu

APPETIZERS
served with salad mix and ginger apricot dipping sauce.
$7.5
Quesadilla
corn or flour tortilla filled with grilled chihuahua cheese. additional fillings $0.50 each: chicken, beef, chorizo, roasted pepper, vegetables, mushroom, spinach.
$8.5
Guacamole And Chips
home made guacamole topped with anejo cheese.
$10.0
Nachos
chips layered with your choice of chicken or beef; refried beans, chihuahua cheese, sour cream, guacamole and pico de gallo.
$9.5
Spicy Spinach Artichoke Dip
a combination of spinach, artichoke, mayo, pepper flakes, oregano, chipotle peppers and a blend of cheeses. melted to a golden brown
$9.0
Queso Fundido
chihuahua cheese melted to a creamy texture and served with corn or flour tortillas. additional fillings $0.50 each: chicken, beef, chorizo roasted pepper, vegetables, mushroom, spinach.
$9.0
Empanadas
pastry filled with creole seasoned ground beef. served with a side of chimichurri.
$6.0
Tarascas Soup
traditional mexican tortilla soup with chicken, topped off with avocado, sour cream and anejo cheese.
LINCOLN PARK BEST
$13.0
Burrito Tarasco
a flour, sun-dried tomato or spinach tortilla filled with steak, bacon, refried beans. chihuahua cheese, chipotle pepper and pico de gallo; served with spanish rice and refried beans. additional $0.50 for spinach or sun-dried tomato tortilla. additional $1 for suizo.
$12.0
Cuban Quesadilla
shredded beef with maduros (sweet plantains), goat cheese and chihuahua cheese. served with salad garnish.
$21.0
Chicken Only $18.0
Shrimp Only $25.0
Shrimp/steak $25.0
Steak Only $22.0
Ck./steak $20.0
Ck./shrimp $22.0
Fajitas Combo
sautéed steak, chicken and shrimp, onions, peppers, and tomato with tarascas's fajita marinade; served with spanish rice, refried beans, pico de gallo, sour cream and corn or flour tortillas.
THE GREEN CORNER
$13.0
Tarascas House Salad
tossed mesclun green with tomatoes, mushrooms cucumbers topped of with your choice of grilled chicken, tilapia or grilled steak. accompanied with your choice of dressing: low fat cilantro lime vinaigrette, low free raspberry vinaigrette, balsamic basil vinaigrette, mango vinaigrette.
$13.0
La Espanola
artichoke hearts, grilled chicken, black and green olives, cotija cheese, tomato, spinach, chipotle peppers and barley make up this delightful salad.
$14.0
Caribbean Salad
sauteed honey chipotle shrimps served over tostones and tossed mesclun greens with cilantro lime vinagrette.
$12.5
Jicama And Fruit Salad
combination of jicama, oranges, mango, pineapple and coconut. served over a bed of tossed mesclun greens with mango vinaigrette
CHICKEN
$17.0
Poblano Chicken
grilled chicken breast smothered with melted chihuahua cheese and poblano sauce. served with cilantro lime rice and vegetables.
$18.0
Caribbean Chicken (spicy )
chicken breast seasoned with brown sugar and peanut spice rub. served with peanut white wine sauce, cilantro lime rice and sweet plantains.
$17.0
Spicy Chicken
cubed chicken breast sautéed with spanish sausage, green and red pepper, onions, chile de arbol and caribbean marinade, served with spanish rice.
RED MEAT
$21.0
Carne Asada
grilled skirt steak with one chicken enchilada smothered in mole sauce. served with spanish rice, beans a side of guacamole, pico de gallo, sour cream and your choice of tortillas.
$19.0
Puntas Al Albanil
sautéed steak tips with bacon, chipotle pepper, onion, tomato and cilantro. served cilantro lime rice and corn or flour tortillas.
$21.0
Churrasco
grilled skirt steak accompanied with sweet plantain, cilantro lime rice and re-fried beans. served with chimichurri sauce.
SEAFOOD
$17.0
Additional Vegetables Filling Add $0.5
Joe's Quesadilla
flour tortilla with sautéed large shrimp & your choice of mushroom, spinach or roasted peppers. served with spanish rice and beans.
$18.0
Garlic Shrimp
shrimp sautéed with garlic, chile guajillo and tequila. served with cilantro lime rice and vegetables.
MEXICAN FAVORITES
$13.5
Taco Dinner
three corn or flour tacos with your choice of filler. topped off with lettuce, pico de gallo, anejo cheese. served with spanish rice and refried beans.
$13.5
Tostada Dinner
three crispy corn tortillas with choice of filler, layered with refried beans, lettuce, pico de gallo, anejo cheese and sour cream. served with spanish rice and refried beans.
$13.5
Add Spinach & Sun-dried Tomato Tortilla $0.5
Additional For Suizo (with melted cheese and sauce on top) $1.0
Burrito Dinner
a flour, sun-dried tomato or spinach tortilla with your filler, filled with refried beans, chihuahua cheese, lettuce, pico de gallo and sour cream. served with spanish rice and beans.
$13.5
Additional For Suizo (with melted cheese and sauce on top) $1.0
Enchiladas
three corn or flour tortillas with your choice of filler. smothered with tomato, green tomatillo, poblano or mole sauce, topped with sour cream, anejo cheese andred onions. served with spanish rice and refried beans.
$13.5
Additional For Suizo (with melted cheese and sauce on top) $1.0
Chimichanga
a flour tortilla filled with slowed simmered beef or chicken with onion, tomato, chipotle peppers and spices. then fried to a golden brown, topped off with sour cream and guacamole. served with cilantro lime rice and beans.
TACOS & MAS TACOS
we server tacos all day.
$13.5
Al Pastor
three tacos with grilled pork marinated with chile ancho, guajillo, morita peppers and spices. combined with grilled onion and pineapple. topped off with chopped onions and cilantro and jalapeno cream sauce. served with rice and beans.
$13.5
Asada
three tacos with asada. serve with chopped cilantro, onion and jalapeno cream sauce. accompanied with rice and beans.
$14.0
Chipotle Tacos
three corn or flour tortilla with sautéed chicken breast, your choice of hot, medium or mild, marinated in sofrito sauce, topped off with slices of avocado. served with cilantro lime rice and beans.
$14.5
Mahi-mahi
three tacos with grilled mahi, sautéed cabbage, onion and chipotle mayo. serve with chopped cilantro, onion and jalapeno cream sauce. accompanied with rice and beans.
$14.5
Chipotle Shrimp Tacos
three tacos with chipotle shrimp, mango salsa and cilantro vinaigrette. accompanied with rice and beans.
$14.0
Fish Tacos
three corn or flour tortilla, grilled tilapia seasoned with cajun spices, fresh red cabbage, cucumber, and topped off with chipotle mayo.
$13.5
Shredded Steak
three shredded steak tacos, served with chopped cilantro, onion and jalapeno cream sauce. accompanied with rice and beans.
$13.5
Carnitas
thee tacos with with carnitas a traditional mexican dish of browned shredded tenderized pork. served with chopped cilantro, onion and jalapeno cream sauce. accompanied with rice and beans.
BREAKFAST
saturday and sunday from: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. served with potatoes & white or wheat toast.
$8.5
American Breakfast
two eggs and your choice of ham, bacon or sausage. accompanied with potatoes and white or wheat toast.
$9.0
Omelets
choice of meat: ham, bacon, or sausage; choice of cheese: americar or chihuahua; choice of veggies: orion tomato, jalapero, spinach.
$9.0
Brfakfast Burrito
flour tortilla filled with scrambled eggs tomato, onions, and jalapcno. your choice of meat ham, bacon or sausage and chihuahua or arnerican cheese. served with potatoes.
$9.0
Breakfast Sandwich
two eggs ir white or wheat toast, with your choice of ham. bacon or sausage. topped off with american cleese. lettuce, tomato and mayo. accompanied with potatoes.
$9.0
Mexican Chilaquiles
scrambled eggs with tortilla chips with grilled chicker of shredded beef. topped off with tarascas spicy chilaquile sauce, sour cream and anojo cheese. served with rice and beat.
$9.0
Chorizo And Eggs
scrambled eggs with chorizo. served with rice and beans and your choice of tortillas.
$9.0
Mexican Style Eggs
scrambled eggs with tomato ohions and jalapeno pepper. served with rice and beans accompanied with your choice of tortillas.
$9.0
Famous "huevos Rancheros"
two eggs sunnyside up over corn tortilla. topped off with spicy chilaquile sauce. served with rice, beans and your choice of tortillas.
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Reviewed November 1, 2018

Fun atmosphere with very good food. Prices seem reasonable for Mexican food in a major US city. Owner and staff super friendly. Never had the dish called "PUNTAS" before - loved it. Ordered sweet plantains and black beans on the side - enjoyed both. And...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Scott S
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

I went here twice. The first time was around 5 on a Thursday afternoon. The place was empty and they told me to sit anywhere. I sat inside because it was a warm day. I was a bit shocked at the prices but ordered a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank mikefromgeorgia
Reviewed May 16, 2018

From the super-friendly service to the delicious and enormous portions (I had the Quesadilla) to the frankly ridiculous Bulldog Margharitas, everything about this place is great. If I lived nearby I'd be there every week!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank TB_LON_NYC
Reviewed January 24, 2018

Comfortable atmosphere indoors..outdoor seating in the warmer months. Great service and very tasty food. Carnitas tacos were good...the chicken burrito was huge and the same price as the tacos....Great service!

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank SLP352
Reviewed January 13, 2018

I have passed this place and it always looks classy. It is classy and roomy. The food is pretty good. I don't like the coffees like Starbucks or many of the specialty coffee places. I like regular coffee. Their coffee is not to my taste...More

Date of visit: January 2018
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Reviewed August 15, 2017

Great neighborhood place with outdoor patio; solid menu and well-made drinks; by far better than the downtown joints for tourists.

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank SuperChief49
Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

Tarascas is a good place. The Tacos& Burritos were sooo good. Nice Margaritas too! 😇. And surprisingly for a party of 4 we paid only $125. Compared to more than $180 in other Mexican restaurants near downtown Chicago. The waiters were of course all from...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank sdziak
Reviewed June 5, 2017

Stopped in on a Friday night, got a great seat at front window. Great margarita menu - some made with high end premium Tequila - very good. Food is authentic - not standard fare. Enjoyed the evening very much!

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Michael G
Reviewed February 19, 2017

The people constantly coming in the door for dinner speaks volumes about this restaurant. Although its decor is not ritzy, it is certainly clean and welcoming, the service is great, the Margaritas are terrific and the entrees were delicious. Definitely worth stopping in for a...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Phil M
Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

Definitely recommend eating here. Step above. Great food. Excellent service. Peach Sangria was rocking!!

Date of visit: August 2016
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