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Eduardo's Mexican Restaurant


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Lunch, Dinner
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol

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Carne a La Tampiquena
A U.S.‏ choice skirt steak butterflied and char-broiled to order. Served with a cheese enchilada, beans, corn or flour tortillas.
Bistec Ranchero
12- ounce new york strip steak served with rice and beans or with a salad, french fries and vegetable of the day. Mexican style served with ranchero sauce, corn or flour tortillas.
Pollo Del Rey
Strips of chicken breast grilled to perfection with a slightly spicy mexican seasoning, then placed on a bed of rice with sauteed green peppers, onions, then topped with mild cheddar and monterey jack cheese.
Arroz Con Pollo
A mixture of shredded chicken, green peppers, onions and tomatoes. Simmered in ranchero sauce. Served on a bed of mexican rice. Served with flour or corn tortillas on the side.
Grilled Salmon with Avacodo Chipotle Sauce
Fresh grilled salmon topped with avocado-chipotle sauce. Served with black beans, rice, corn or flour tortillas.
Flour tortillas
Camarones Pacifico
Seven large grilled butterflied shrimp, stuffed with a sliver of jalapeno and white cheese, wrapped with bacon. Served on a bed of rice with seasonal vegetables.
Ground chuck
Enchilada Tortes
Three layers of corn tortillas filled with any two of your favorite fillings (see below). Smothered with enchilada sauce, blended cheeses, and shredded lettuce. Topped with diced tomato.
Strips of your choice of meat sauteed with green peppers and onions. Served sizzling with refried beans, a fajita boat and tortillas.
Chicken, steak and shrimp
Vegetarian Chicken
Served with rice and beans.
Chuck steak simmered in ranchero sauce. Topped with monterey jack and mild cheddar cheese. With charbroiled skirt steak
Chicken with Avocado and Sour Cream
Shredded chicken topped with a guacamole and sour cream blend.
Victor's Tacos
Three steak tacos sauteed with pico de gallo and topped with rice, beans, lettuce and slice avocado on flour or corn tortillas.
Shrimp Tacos
Three grilled shrimp tacos filled with cabbage, onions, pineapple, cilantro and chipotle sauce on flour or corn tortillas. Served with black beans and rice
Ed's Fish Tacos
Three breaded‏ cod fillet tacos, topped with shredded cabbage, pineapple, onion, cilantro and chipotle cream sauce. Served with black beans and rice.
Tacos Al Pastor
Three corn tortillas filled with achiote seasoned pork loin. Served with sides of cilantro, lime, onions, black beans and rice.
Tacos Al Carbon
Three double tacos filled with strips of char-broiled skirt steak sauteed in a spicy hot pico de gallo sauce and topped with lettuce. Served with rice and beans
Guacamole Seasonal
Our well known, fresh avocado dip in a flour tortilla basket with corn tortilla chips.Served small or large (in a tortilla bowl)
Quesadillas Appetizer
A flour tortilla filled with monterey jack and mild cheddar cheese, topped with fresh diced green onions.
Mexican Potato Skins
Fresh potato skins smothered with blended cheeses, sour cream, onions, peppers, and guacamole.
Crispy, corn tortilla chips covered with two blended cheeses and jalapeno peppers.
Nachitos Ole
Crispy corn tortilla chips covered with beans, ground chuck, two cheeses, peppers, sour cream, diced tomatoes, green onions.
Taco Salad
Flour tortilla basket filled with refried beans, your choice of our specially seasoned beef or chicken. Garnished with shredded lettuce, chili con carne sauce, fresh tomatoes, guacamole, mild cheddar, and monterey jack cheese.
Vegetarian Chicken Taco Salad
Flour tortilla‏ basket filled with vegetarian chicken, refried beans, and shredded lettuce. Topped with guacamole, mild cheddar and monterey jack cheese.
Salmon Salad
Salmon on top of mixed lettuce, two cheeses, tomato and corn tortilla strips. House mango vinagrette recommended.
With grilled chicken
Quesadilla Meal
A large flour tortilla stuffed with monterey jack and mild cheddar cheeses, folded over and dabbed with fresh guacamole, tomatoes, and green onions. Served with rice or beans. Add chicken, ground beef or shredded beef at no extra cost.
Two corn tortillas stuffed with your choice of fillings: cheese, chicken, chorizo, beans, ground chuck, shredded beef.Topped with either red enchilada sauce, green tomatillo sauce or eduardo’s ranchero sauce. Topped with two cheeses, and your choice of rice or beans.
Steak Enchiladas
Suizas Enchiladas
Burritos Filled with One of the Following Fillings. Served
With either red enchilada sauce, green tomatillo sauce, or eduardo’s ranchero sauce. Topped with melted cheeses, choice of rice or beans.
Taquitos Grande
Two flute shaped flour tortillas filled with chicken or beef, two cheeses then fried till golden and topped with our own famous guacamole, diced tomatoes, and green onions. Served with rice and beans.
Three flute-shaped corn tortillas filled with your choice of beef or chicken. Then lightly fried and topped with guacamole, diced green onions. Served with rice and beans.
Chile Relleno
Poblano pepper stuffed with mexican white cheese fried in a rich egg batter and smothered with eduardo's ranchero sauce. Served with rice and beans. Topped with melted cheese
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Reviewed November 2, 2018

my son goes to NIU we discovered this place a year a go. the food has been nothing but excellent when we go and the gentleman that waits on us is excellent too. so dont be afraid to try this place .

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Samson W
Reviewed November 26, 2017

Was in town for the IHSA Football State Championship game at NIU Huskie Field. Coincidentally, I am also an alum of NIU. First restaurant we stopped in to grab a bite at had a really long wait, and so one of our kids questioned if...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank MagnoliaBlossom
Reviewed June 11, 2017

We dropped in for dinner after a long day. The highs: Good guacamole. Very tasty. Reasonably fast service The lows: The mixed drinks were weak at best. We had two dishes - my wife had their Diablo Shrimp, which was hot as advertised. They made...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank AvWriter
Reviewed June 4, 2017

In Dekalb we normally go to Mediterreaneo or Thai Pavillion. Both were closed yesterday. So went to Eduardo's. The lighting was so dim in restaurant that had to get my phone for light. First of all water from warm pitcher tasted of old pipes. Then...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank johnmX5337ZU
Reviewed May 22, 2017

Great cocktails and wonderful dinner. Lively place with plenty of space! The owners are awesome people!

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Brian F
Reviewed May 16, 2017

Maybe that's why we weren't that impressed with the food. From our perspective, it was average Mexican fare. My virgin Margarita wasn't that great. Maybe we are just spoiled because the guacamole and the enchiladas were a big hit. We had a party of eight...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank CoastalivingMaggie
Reviewed May 15, 2017

Eduardo's is one of our two favorite Mexican restaurants in the area. Their food is exceptional, as are their margaritas! Wonderful place in convenient location!

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank SThomson016
Reviewed August 23, 2016

Eduardo's is a good Mexican food restaurant. The margaritas are good too. The meals are sustantial and fairly priced.

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank daughterofhercules
Reviewed July 16, 2016

If you are in the mood for Mexican food, this is a great choice. It's also a fun place to just hang out in the bar and have a funky mixed drink or two. Eduardo's offers indoor restaurant seating, outdoor seating as well as a...More

Date of visit: April 2016
Thank KAlger44
Reviewed April 23, 2016

Another DeKalb legacy, Eduardo's has been around for many years. Great for couples or groups. Food is the best Mexican in the area and the service is very good.

Date of visit: August 2015
Thank Michael H
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