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Maravillas Restaurant

Hyde Park
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5211 S Harper Ave, Chicago, IL 60615-4113
(773) 643-3155
10:00 am - 2:00 am
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All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Mon - Wed 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thu - Sat 10:00 am - 2:00 am
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Grass Lake, Michigan
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104 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

The food is okay; service is okay; atmosphere is okay. Fine for a desperate need for Mexican food but only average.

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Chicago, Illinois
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179 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

this is a neighborhood staple, apparently, and being new in the neighborhood we needed to try it. the atmosphere is nothing special, could use an update, the bar area is in the back, which is nice for families that are looking to avoid that scene. The portions are plentiful, and the preparation solid. Salsa is hot, which is good. As... More 

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73 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012 via mobile

The good: the staff was extremely pleasant and helpful, the menu abundant. You can get a zillion varieties of burritos. Mine was huge and seemingly packed with every edible ingredient you could imagine. I was given a wide choice of tequila brands for my margarita. It was served unfrozen (with ice cubes), which is fine, and it was noticeably potent... More 

Thank SouthsiEEED
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012 via mobile

The food was OK,service was great ,I would go back ,but the salad was old and the beens taste like they been reheated several times

Thank Barakett
Carlstadt, New Jersey
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66 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

Generous & Good. Food was better than expected. A small sitting area with a full service bar in the rear. The staff had a hard time keeping up w/take out and dine in. Food came in a timely fashion, but bartender was helping wait staff. Will recommend for Food

Thank richard201
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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72 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2011

I was disappointed in the way that this restaurant charges extra for everything! First of all, they won't give you chips unless you spend $10. If you want a refill that costs $1. The amount of salsa they served with the chips was less than 2 tablespoons, not even enough to dip your chips into. They charge .15 for cheese... More 

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Chicago, IL
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28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2011

I had the nachos with meat, cheese, and lettuce. It was great but it cost me $8.00 and I think that's a bit much for something I could have made at home for about $5.00. But it was either that or their $11.00 dinners. They have a bar and the margaritas looked good. Maybe I'll try that next time, hopefully... More 

Thank Keinika
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2005

In addition to their fantastic selection of tostadas, they have good, filling, and cheap burritos. While much of the menu was disappointing, it is worth going merely for these two items. You should also try the nachos and guacamole dip. Maravillas also has a breakfast menu which I have yet to try. If you're a hung-over university student or a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
Open Hours
11:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5211 S Harper Ave, Chicago, IL 60615-4113
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Hyde Park
  • Neighborhood: Hyde Park
  • Phone Number: (773) 643-3155

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

Staying in Hyde Park

Neighborhood Profile
Hyde Park
If you want to get a feel for quintessential South Side Chicago, you have to make a stop in Hyde Park, one of the city’s most popular neighborhoods. This historic area is home to two of the city’s most prominent cultural institutions, the Museum of Science and Industry and the University of Chicago. A stroll here will bring you past vintage and grand hotels converted into luxury apartment buildings; peaceful gardens, parks and green spaces; and ivy-adorned museums and other cultural institutions that speak to the city’s diversity and architectural beauty.