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Que Rico Restaurant

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2814 N Southport Ave, Chicago, IL 60657-4111
(773) 975-7436
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

2 stars for their quesadilla and it's close to my girlfriends house... yes, that counts because she has a baby and we tried going somewhere walking distance. Anyway, the service was slow, it's overpriced, the menu selection was mehhh, and our waiter wasn't attentive. The whole time we were there, we never got a refill on water. Their chips and... More 

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Thank marQ_Qram
Durham, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We ordered take out from this place while visiting our family that lives half block from there. It is basically overpriced taco shop food. Greasy, low value ingredients racked up to match the neighborhood and clientele. We ordered corn tortillas and there were fried in grease, simply gross. Flavor was not terrible but I don't think it is a good... More 

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Thank Cdm104
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 307 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

Warm atmosphere with pleasant service. Excellent choice of tequilas. All the traditional standard Mexican food choices. Free wifi.

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Thank MarshBruce
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012 via mobile

I think so. The setting is such. You feel like you are in someone's comfortable home. Right at Southport and Diversey. Good drinks, apps, food. I don't think you can really mess up here, but I did really like the mole sauce, the servings were good portions. The service was good. As the place filled up, it was energetic.

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Thank Ellis_NC_IL
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2012

We live in Andersonville, but love Uncle Julios for the food, drinks and atmosphere. We wanted a simple meal on a Saturday night, so first thought Julios. We called ahead asking to be put on the list (a great feature), but was told it was an hour, so we thought of going back to Que Rico (QR) - Great Idea.... More 

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Thank John S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2007

Beware!!! The waiter initially overcharged - once the bill was corrected, I left a minimal tip. The following day I checked my Credit Card statement and he had added an additional eight dollars to the tip without my knowledge!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2005

The service is excellent. The food is absolutely delicious and the atmosphere and music are great. I can't seem to get enough of it!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
Mexican
Restaurant features
Reservations
Good for
Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2814 N Southport Ave, Chicago, IL 60657-4111
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Lakeview
  • Neighborhood: Lakeview
  • Phone Number: (773) 975-7436

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?