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Taqueria Don Pedro

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1002 W Fayette Ave, Effingham, IL 62401-1940
217-347-2216
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful enchiladas and very friendly staff. The guacamole was delicious. Next time we come through Effingham we will definitely come back to eat here.

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Thank steve0168
New Delhi, India
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51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While driving from Indianapolis to St. Louis we stopped at Effingham. Taqueria Don Pedro had got good reviews so we chose to have lunch here. The kitchen was large and had a see through glass window. It looked clean enough but not the shiny, squeaky clean of top class eateries. The two cooks in the kitchen kept scraping the griddle... More 

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Thank ArunSikka
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here on our drive from Indy to St Louis. Very friendly service, good prices and fresh taste. Have had better (better/more flavorful) but worth a quick sit down lunch.

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Thank Jill T
Effingham, Illinois
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Very authentic! Service and dinner was excellent!! I have eaten here several times and they are always friendly and the food is consistently delicious.

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Thank sdmitchell256
Grants Pass, Oregon
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218 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

We went here bases on reviews and were not disappointed. We split a taco dinner and it was plenty for us. We did have guacamole and margaritas, too. All served with a smile, offer of extra plate and served up quickly.

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Thank Suz1884
Bloomington, Illinois
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50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

had a very nice date yesterday at Don Pedro! I think this place would do big business if they had more seating. That being said we didn't have to wait long for a table and the staff were incredibly friendly and aware of customer needs. Food was delicious and totally worth the wait. Margaritas were on special and simply delicious.... More 

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Thank Shadowhorse01
Effingham, Illinois
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

This is a "hidden" gem so to speak, no flashy name, not a chain. I enjoy places that are not chain or franchise. You will find the FRESHEST, made to order food in town! Service is great, friendly and the place is clean. (You can't say all of that for the other restaurants in town, Mexican style or not.) I... More 

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Thank Naisy88
Altamont, IL
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

We had delicious food and great service. Our waitress was very friendly and catered to our every need. Wasn't busy when we went in, but picked up quickly. The interior really could use an update and the furniture too. Otherwise, will go back!

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Thank Emma12Altamont_IL
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6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016 via mobile

This is nothing like the typical Mexicain chains. The food is better and fresher. The staff is very nice too!

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Thank belmontemarie
Nashville, Illinois
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3 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016 via mobile

Great food & great service. Waitresses were friendly. Excellent nachos too. You can select from the menu what toppings you want to add to your tacos & nachos. Many to choose from. Not a big place but definitely worth a stop if your in Effingham.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
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: 217-347-2216

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?