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Taqueria Don Pedro

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1002 W Fayette Ave, Effingham, IL 62401-1940
+1 217-347-2216
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“tacos” (14 reviews)
“chimichanga” (4 reviews)
“chicken” (6 reviews)
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1002 W Fayette Ave, Effingham, IL 62401-1940
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

If you want authentic Mexican food this is the place. Food is amazing! The lady who runs the place.......I assume she is the owner........is super nice as well.

Thank MPals
Reviewed June 23, 2018

Staying in Effingham for the night we found this close to our motel. We were the only people there when we arrived just before 5 for dinner. We were greeted warmly. We asked our server for suggestions of good choices and she happily offered that....More

Thank Nina L
Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

The reviews are correct. Wife had the taco salad with the chicken. I had the enchilada and a tamale. Both were great, especially the tamale.

Thank exteacher60
Reviewed November 29, 2017 via mobile

This was our second visit while passing through. The tacos are wonderful. The al pastor was not at all sweet.

Thank David M
Reviewed October 19, 2017 via mobile

Passing through Effingham on our way home and didn’t want any of the fast food places on the highway so we drove the few blocks into town to Taqueria Don Pedro. I’m so glad we did the food was amazing. All home made right there,...More

Thank Jeannieamos
Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

Found this restaurant on a travelers app. It was close to our motel while at Corvette Funfest. Sweet little waitress and the owner were very helpful helping me select gluten free items. Cuisine was average but hospitality was outstanding. Will most likely be back next...More

Thank Gloria Jean B
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

Great Place! Very clean. Authentic food. Friendly staff! Good atmosphere! If local Mexicans prefer this place, you know it's gotta be good!

1  Thank glp012849
Reviewed July 20, 2017

While traveling I hate chain restaurants so I use Trip Advisor and try to pick something good and local. This fit the bill. This is a standard local Mexican restaurant. Among our group we ordered fajitas (above average), burrito (bland, but good after queso and...More

Thank David R
Reviewed July 6, 2017 via mobile

Great food. Good service. Fun, clean atmosphere. We did the create your own nachos and fajitas. Both were super yummy. Would recommend this place to friends. Don Pedro's even delivers!!!

Thank mfrybeasley
Reviewed March 19, 2017

We love this place! The Chimichanga, Chicken Quesadilla, and Verde Burrito are our family favorites! The chips are fresh and the salsa is medium heat. Fast and friendly service. They have great kids meals and lunch specials. We just wish that they were open on...More

Thank Julie V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1002 W Fayette Ave, Effingham, IL 62401-1940
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Effingham
  • Phone Number: +1 217-347-2216
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