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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
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Chicago, Illinois
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29 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Made a quick stop here for lunch. The margaritas were clean simple and fresh. That theme carried through the meal. The chicken and steak fajitas were excellent. Tasted great and the produce was super fresh! Our server Jonathan was very personable and professional as well.

Thank jhiett1
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Tried this chain years ago while in Dallas and I have been dying to go again and bragging about it ever since! While in Chicago this week I had the chance and it was a priority. Friendly valet parking, cute atmosphere, nice waiter and FABULOUS fillet mignon fajitas. The thinnest best chips ever! Good salsa and GREAT guac! Love the... More 

Thank SophiesMomma
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This Uncle Julio's was horrible! Our what left work before our meal. And our substitute waiter was his first day. He got our meal wrong. I suggest not to go there.

Thank Evan M
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I just returned from Mexico...without eating a single tamales. Thank goodness for Uncle Julio's! Our waiter, George has very nice. He even laughed at my jokes!

Thank Vanessa B
Anadia, Aveiro, Portugal
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91 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like Mexican, you will like Uncle Julios. Mexican style decor, laid back, good service and great food. Great for a group of friend looking for a fun meal. The natchos keep coming and their guacamole, which is made at the table, is excelente!!!! I'll be back.

Thank Paulo G
Jacksonville, United States
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27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was in Chicago for a girls trip and knew I had to take the girls to Uncle Julio's. We were staying downtown and made the trek to North Ave. just for the meal. My husband and I stumbled upon Uncle Julio's and were impressed with the food and service but I do believe this visit was even better on... More 

Thank Dale S B
Miami Beach, Florida
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 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
Chicago, Illinois
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139 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Diners will be better off trying one of the independent and more original, authentic restaurants in Chicago. Food was ok, service was efficient. Management bungled a problem we had with our visit. I've read other reviewers saying to give them a second chance, but there's no reason to with dozens of better restaurants within walking distance of this mediocre North... More 

Thank SeeitAll728
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 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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122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 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 

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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene
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?