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10212 Lincoln Trl, Fairview Heights, IL 62208-1828
6183980230
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This place has always been a favorite. When I was a little girl and this was my hometown, this was my favorite place to eat. Now 30+ years later when I come back to visit family this is a restaurant we don't miss on the trip. The food is excellent and so very reasonably priced. From the tacos, to the... More 

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Thank McDaniels062213
Fairview Heights, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The physical appearance of the place is not inviting--I don't think they have ever updated the decor since they opened. The kitchen doesn't look inviting but the food that comes out of it is excellent. There are booths and some tables for dining in and also you can carry food out. It is surprisingly good and the employees are very... More 

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Thank betteschmitt
Fairview Heights, Illinois
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

Great tacos. Everything else is pretty decent too. Good economical place that's been around forever.

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1 Thank snlmiles
Almo
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Thinking we might have found a local gem, in regards to good food. But, left thinking it was a dive. Not over priced, but not worth a second stop when in Fairview.

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Thank PRister
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

I grew up on Chuck Wagon and still come back to town every once in a while and will eat here two days in a row just to satisfy my need for it! It is some of the best Mexican/American food I've ever had. I typically get the Super Tacos, which are deep fried and delicious! Not the healthiest, but... More 

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1 Thank hooperunity
Fort Myers, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

The best enchiladas anywhere. Family friendly. Very reasonably priced. Our favorite restaurant and first stop when we visit Belleville, IL from Ft Myers, FL

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1 Thank wldlsix
Lubbock, Texas
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27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

Best Mexican food that I have eaten north of the Red River. They also have super good curly fries that goes with their hamburgers.

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1 Thank JimP1943_04
Belleville, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

To the people who complain about this place being overpriced: don't order 9 separate things. Order a plate of something and it will be much cheaper. The tacos are out of this world. I have been eating here for over twenty years and I have never had a bad meal. The restaurant is clean and full of nice people. Service... More 

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2 Thank Bryan W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

The BBQ pork sammich and the "Mexican Special Plate" are two of the repeat dishes we order every visit. Same-same, and that's a good thing 'cause when you are doing it right, you just don't mess with perfection. A great dive, a true hidden treasure

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1 Thank Christopher L
Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

My grandfather ate here every day or at least had a cup of coffee and knew the owners very well. It is a little diner/dive type of place but I say that with a great deal of love. The nachos and other Mexican food dishes are great and they make a fantastic BBQ Pork Sandwich. As far as I know... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican, American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10212 Lincoln Trl, Fairview Heights, IL 62208-1828
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Fairview Heights
  • Phone Number: 6183980230
Description
618) 398-0230

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