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El Tipico Mexican Restaurant

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1905 W Foster Ave, Chicago, IL 60640-1025
+1 773-754-8962
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Chicago, Illinois
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3,142 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 526 helpful votes
Reviewed August 27, 2016

We went out late on a Saturday night, specifically for tacos. We found El Tipico Mexican Restaurant. There is street parking. They do have an outdoor patio on the Wolcott Ave. side of the building. The interior is nicely done in a Mexican theme. We tried several different tacos - al pastor taco, chorizo taco, ground beef tacos and the... More 

Thank Allen21096
Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
Reviewed July 18, 2014

This place has the best mole sauce in Chicago! It's not a fancy place, but good! And reasonably priced.

Thank Cecilia H
Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed November 4, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

El tipico is a good neighborhood spot. Excellent mole and steak dishes. Great outside seating patio.

Thank ChicagoGuy41
Exton, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed July 11, 2012

Visited El Tipico today and had one of the best Mexican meals I have ever enjoyed! We started off with the freshly prepared guacamole, which had just the right amount of savory adobo spice, a hint of garlic mixed with the flavor of freshly picked avocados. I seriously couldn’t stop eating the guac; it was that good. Then we both... More 

1 Thank christinealtparry
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed February 6, 2005

A group of us went to El Tipico because the wait was too long at Garcia's (a nearby Mexican restaurant). The atmosphere and service were great. We were all very satisfied with our meals... flavor, portions and prices. The Mole sauce was delicious, as was the Milanesa. I would go back in a heartbeat! If you enjoy Mexican food and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1905 W Foster Ave, Chicago, IL 60640-1025
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 773-754-8962

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