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Tacos El Norte

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213 S Rand Rd, Lake Zurich, IL 60047-2281
+1 847-726-9114
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9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A little hard to find in the corner of a strip mall. Nothing fancy or elaborate - but good food and pretty generous quantities. I've tried several menu items and enjoyed them all. Nice place for family dining as well.

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Thank 65Riddler
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been eating here since it opened. the food is very authentic and tastes amazing. The service is fantastic. If you haven't checked it out you need to.

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Thank Doug S
St. Louis
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

good food, good prices...quick service and friendly staff there to assist.the place seems to always be busy so that is a good indication.

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Thank I5183DAbrianr
Lake Zurich, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Our family has been going to Tacos El Norte for over 20 years. The food is good and the price is fair. On Fridays you get a two piece serenade. Good local place not fancy with decent Mexico food and friendly service. Now a tradition for many in Lake Zurich. Expanded a few years ago so not really a problem... More 

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Thank John O
Chicago, Illinois
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

I know and I love Everything Mexican. This is the most amazing quality I've ever had outside of Mexico. Everything is very fresh and made from scratch in their kitchen. You can taste the quality. Love the tacos, picó de gallo, chile relleno, fajitas and more. Delicious and wonderfully authentic food.

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Thank inspectorforfun
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

food is not as good as it use to be. Doesn't seem as clean and quality of food has lost something. Need to ask for things that should be on table.

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Thank BOB S
Telluride, Colorado, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

We have been regulars at the Lake Zurich Tacos El Norte for over 20 years. Love enchiladas, chimi's and burritos. Good chips and salsa and guac. They get busy in the evenings, but there is always room for another family. Take out is popular and often will call them up on the way home, it is ready in minutes. Consistent... More 

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Thank Kyle S
Lake Zurich, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

I'm a regular at this outstanding Mexican food establishment. Very quick take-out service, sit at the bar and watch their chefs at work. Great atmosphere.

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Thank eweigt
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Traditional solid mexican food Enchilladas very good, of course the tacos. Spanish rice and refried bean ok not great Service good, and of course the marquaritas good

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Thank Patrick H
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

This is good, reasonably priced, Mexican food Tacos and Enchiladas are good Salsa is average Service is good/people are nice

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Thank Brian L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 213 S Rand Rd, Lake Zurich, IL 60047-2281
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Lake Zurich
  • Phone Number: +1 847-726-9114

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