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El Molcajete

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113 W State St, Geneva, IL 60134-2254
+1 630-457-5348
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
113 W State St, Geneva, IL 60134-2254
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Reviewed April 20, 2017

After a long day I met my husband here for dinner- When we arrived about 6 there was only one other table but by 7:30 it was busy. I got the Pastor Taco plate with the corn- very good but small serving.

Thank Pauline A
Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I came here with 2 of our friends. We had reservations and were seated immediately. Not a very big place with only a few tables. We were told that in the warmer weather they open up the outdoor seating and it is...More

Thank puma1954
Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

My family and I were in Galena today. We planned to go to Bien Trucha for lunch, but they were closed due to the holiday. We found this place online and thought we'd try it. Big mistake... We ordered the taco sampler and fried fish...More

Thank Eric N
Reviewed December 4, 2016

Came here for a bit around 9PM on Friday night. There was no waiting even though the restaurant is small. The wait staff were polite and quick. We tried the taco sampler which is 5 different type of tacos. It was plenty for my wife...More

1  Thank Scott E
Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

We left Bien Truca after cocktails and guacamole to come try dinner here by recommendation of a friend. We made a mistake. Although El Molcajete is an average run of the mill Mexican restaurant, and you can't really place it in the same category like...More

Thank terrasea
Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here Sunday night @ 6:00. We were served immediately, and given homemade tortilla chips and salsa. My husband had the traditional margarita, and I had the Piña (pineapple). Both were great, and a reasonable price. We shared the pork tamales, as we wanted...More

Thank kathriso
Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Sat out on the porch for dinner . It was a lovely night. Tried the BlackBerry margarita and it was good. The carnitas tacos were very good. There were 3 smaller tacos which were the perfect amount of food. Service was excellent!

Thank mollywan
Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Service was terrible portions were small we saw our waitress one time to take our order whenever we needed something we asked the other waitress for more chips and salsa and we still never received them needless to say I would never go back overrated

Thank John F
Reviewed July 31, 2016

Really good, had to wait about 30 minutes for a table but it was a Saturday night at 6:30 pm and we didn't have a reservation... food was good enough for a 5 rating but the service was a little slow. Tacos are amazing, just...More

Thank Jett822
Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

We went there for lunch during Swedish Days. The margaritas were great and the al pastor tacos were fantastic. Excellent service as well.

Thank Bill F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 113 W State St, Geneva, IL 60134-2254
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +1 630-457-5348
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