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Uncle Julio's Hacienda

Mexican, Southwestern, Latin
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855 W North Ave, Chicago, IL 60642-2504
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Miami Beach, Florida
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm a big lover of Mexican food. My mom suggested this place and I was more than happy. The atmosphere was very much like a hacienda. The noise inside was a bit loud but that was the only issue I had and it wasn't a big one. We were there for lunch and they have a great lunch menu at... More 

Thank MonikaMSG
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place, very neat and clean kitchen, delicious food, stuff is polite, prices are quite good: appetizers 10-15$, salads 11-15$, freshly made guacamole 12$,tacos with fish/meat 17-20$, hot beverages from 10$, also they have happy hours on Fridays for drinks. Very happy with the visit.

Thank Dada_dog
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201 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic menu offers something for everyone. I love the dual flavored Frozen Marguaritas to start. Many great apps including table- side guacamole All entree dishes I have ever had have been tasty. There are a number of original dishes - some of which are outside the box. That said - they all looked wonderful. Plenty of traditional items Desserts... More 

Thank MRbluegill
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was the second time at this restaurant, the first time I did not like it at all , we had bad service and not real good food . This time was a lot better, good service, waiter was very helpful. Food was very good . The only complaint is that they don't have a big Mexican menu . A... More 

Thank Hawkswin2015
Orlando, Florida
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238 reviews
237 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Our server was clearly overwhelmed with many tables and he forgot our drinks 3 times. Besides that, the food portions are terribly small. Paid over 20 dollars for fajitas and got 4 measly pieces of meat and two tortillas. A complete rip off. Definitely will not repeat.

Thank zacopeland18
Chicago, Illinois
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

We have been coming to Uncle Julios for over twenty year, and it has always been a favorite. In the last year or so, they have made a significant upgrade in the facilities themselves. Given the age of the original space, it needed it. At this time they also moved a bit upscale, offering a table side guacamole offering, at... More 

Thank John S
Miami, Florida
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104 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

Popped in for lunch and ordered the mild sauce on my enchilada's.Imagine my surprise and pain when the sauce was super spicy it actually burned my mouth. I told waiter and he acted like it was my fault. I asked if I could have some sour cream. He dis-appeared and didn't come back until the food was cold. He then... More 

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Holly, Michigan
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70 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

The food, drinks, and staff was pretty good. I was my first time here and I enjoyed my meal. Mango passion margaritas are awesome and so was the Bacon wrapped camarones. It's worth the try if your looking for a good mexican spot.

Thank Dayna F
Montgomery, Alabama
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

The food was good. The menu seemed limited. I understand it supposed to be fine fine dining, but all they really had was fajitas! I don't usually eat fajitas but the other selections didn't peak my interest. The queso was mediocre. There was nothing outstanding about this place. I don't have a desire to return. It was just overpriced fajitas.

Thank Surlecn
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016

Tableside guac is a must!! SO good. I enjoyed the fajitas for two. Ahh. Maze. Ing. The staff was outstanding and very accommodating for our large group. To keep our little ones entertained the staff brought out tortilla dough for the kids to play with while we waited for our food. Definitely will return. SO GOOD!

Thank Ivy S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $30
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 855 W North Ave, Chicago, IL 60642-2504
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: 312-266-4222

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