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Mean Weiner


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Lunch, Dinner
Mexican, Fast Food, American
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating
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Reviewed August 1, 2019

The food is fresh and good quality . More like a High end clean fast food restaurant. A mix of American and Mexican and innovative sandwiches. The quality is above fast food. It's just good.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Inspire736972
Reviewed July 30, 2019 via mobile

Have eaten here a few times and enjoyed the encased meats - we found the dogs nicely charred but the buns a bit bready.... usual fixins.....Fries were above average and tasty. This time I had Papas Philly which was a combo of Italian beef, melted...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Chicagonative_7
Reviewed May 17, 2019

Just wanted to update my review, I still dine at the Mean Weiner. It's quality of food remains consistent. I think that's attributed to the "grumpy" owner. He is also very nit picky about his restaurants being super clean. Poor food quality and dirty restaurants...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed October 16, 2018

Don't be fooled- the Mexican food here is the real deal. They seriously know what they're doing. The enchiladas and tacos are bomb- we've had them multiple times. Our friend had the California Double Dog and he said it was one of the *best* things...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank McMidgy
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

We only tried the jumbo dogs and fries and were not impressed. The buns were more like those used for Italian beef, too bready, and heavy. The dogs were nicely charred and covered well with the usual condiments. Fries were average and tasty. Perhaps trying...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Chicagonative_7
Reviewed July 28, 2018

...because one sandwich with fries destroys my calories for that day. Still, I cheated and had one of their Mean Weiners a couple of weeks ago. Loaded with french fries on top, the wrapped bundle (I carried out) was a treasure to be savored. I...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank GerfnitAuthor
Reviewed June 14, 2018

I went here with my family, and I ordered a cheeseburger, and it was really good. It was much better than any burger from McDonald's. My sister got a taco, and I tried it, and it was also really good. The service is great, and...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Adam T
Reviewed November 14, 2017 via mobile

Found out many visit this spot for Mexican (fast) food. First time I️ visited I️ had enchiladas and wasn’t impressed. Second time I️ had tacos and they were very good. Fish and veggie tacos were tasty. Others I’ve eaten with like beef and shrimp too....More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Judy S
Reviewed September 28, 2017

People raved about Taco Wednesday but not for us. The price went up to 1.95 each and had such meager meat portions and next to nothing in toppings. Two bite tacos and left hungry.Order taker/cashier seemed to be perturbed about questions even after telling her...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Nicki P
Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

In an ocean of bland and generic fast food outlets, it is always refreshing to eat at locally owned food joints. Now, if you prefer gluten free, organic, tofu and such thus probably not the best choice for lunch. If you want good quality, full...More

Date of visit: September 2017
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