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Bien Trucha

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Central American, Gluten Free Options
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410 W State St, Geneva, IL 60134-2104
(630) 232-2665
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Palm Coast, Florida
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Was a pleasant surprise of really good food. Didn't look very appealing but excellent taste and flavor. Glad a buddy sent me here you won't be disappointed.

Thank kmwheel0305
Chicago, Illinois, United States
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170 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This was my first time here with my husband and friends and it was amazing! To start the ambiance is great as well as the wait staff. The drinks were good! I had a sangria with bourbon in it and the others had margaritas. We shared an assortment of delicious tacos and tried a yummy shrimp and cheese dish. I... More 

Thank Megan D
Geneva, Illinois
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Yes, this was the place with looong lines that start forming 30 Minutes before they open. This has eased up a bit because they now occupy two buildings but the food is still delicious. My personal taco favorites are the slow roasted pork belly and the beer battered tilapia. My ultimate "must have" is the Esquites. Order the esquites!!!!! They... More 

Thank PlumbSaint
Chicago, Illinois, United States
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44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's very crowded inside. Get there early cause there's usually a line. They do take a few reservation. Best taco is the bien trucha with beef. It's most fun if you all share so you can try different things. My daughter lived in SF & this is her favorite Mexican restaurant

Thank Gayl P
Geneva, Illinois
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very comfortable but small restaurant. Everything was fresh! Menu had several creative offerings. Food was excellent and cocktails too.

Thank ThankfulLife
Dyer, Indiana
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127 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here for lunch yesterday while shopping. We were seated inside due to recent rains. Outdoor dining area is absolutely beautiful!!! Indoor Seating is very tight to other tables so be prepared to be "cozy". We ordered the guacamole which was fantastic! I also ordered a mojito which was delicious!!!! In our party of three, we ordered something different... More 

Thank raynor5fam
Saint Cloud, Minnesota, United States
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50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to try this as it is the number one rated place on trip advisor. Went on a Tuesday and they had a waiting list. Sat at bar. Staff was very attentive and helped me with my choices. Had the pomegranate guacamole and the pork belly tacos. Both were outstanding. Large selection of tequila with knowledgeable bartenders. I hope someday... More 

Thank David B
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A tiny gem of Geneva. Everything is delicious. Especially chips and guac and rice and corn!! Margaritas are not strong. Tiny tables so your visit is very quaint 😬. Outside seating is the best.

Thank Jennifer F
Chicago, Illinois, USA
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203 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Three of us came here on a weekend night around 9:00 for dinner. We were offered a seat outdoors but wanted to sit inside to get a better feel for the restaurant. Big mistake. The layout is ill configured inside and extremely noisy. Tables are practically on top of each other. We couldn't converse because of the noise level. We... More 

Thank Matt_from_Chicago
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Born and raised in California, and travelled all over south of the border... I thought I knew Mexican food. I was SO wrong. This restaurant is unbelievably AMAZING. My wife, a former restaurant manager at a well-known establishment in Napa, California (one of the food meccas of the world), wholeheartedly agrees. The flavors and texture of the delicious meals we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Central American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 410 W State St, Geneva, IL 60134-2104
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: (630) 232-2665

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