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Tacos El Norte

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213 S Rand Rd, Lake Zurich, IL 60047-2281
+1 847-726-9114
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our favorite quick and good Mexican restaurant. Everyone finds something they like and I like trying the daily specials

Thank johnbT4555FN
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25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went with fiance' for dinner and I was craving REAL Mexican food, and I got it!!! The chips were warm and the salsas were spicy but not TOO HOT.. Ordered a steak burrito and it was DELICIOUS and Huge, fiance had chicken taco plate couldn't finish it, and it was also DELICIOUS... And the drinks were only 5 bucks Coronas... More 

Thank fatherof600
Lake Zurich, Illinois
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have enjoy every visit to tacos el Norte. The food and service are awesome. Plus you are always sure to see someone you know there.

Thank lisacarlson13
Lake Zurich, Illinois
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Consistently great food and margaritas at a fair price. Comfortable, nicely decorated (accordingly) in the dining areas. Our go to dinners: Burrito Suiza with chicken coca cola, Chicken Enchiladas, Fajitas order of guac. Mmmm.

Thank Earshplitten
Chicago, Illinois
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

We love Tacos all Noete. Location is far back in a strip mall but it's worth finding. The food is good, quick, service always great and margaritas top notch.

Thank 16familyof5
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

Another local favorite, fresh to order, reasonable prices. A local Chicago area chain, with the quality of a mom and pop place...great guacamole

Thank Scott N
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016

It is good Mexican food at a great price. The chips and salsa and guacamole are my favorite. Overall a great place for lunch. It is generally a quick one too if needed. It is in mall area behind the Starbucks and around the corner from Subway.

Thank Jill G
Kfar Saba, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016

This is a little restaurant that you might now choose unless it was recommended. I went with my cousin who goes there often. I wasn't disappointed. Good service, warm decor, lots of chips and salsa served immediately. The room to the left is quieter. Comfortable booths. Good food. Margaritas not bad.

Thank Galia S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016

This place is tucked into the corner of a small shopping center. I got there a little early and asked if I could sit at a table and wait for friends. No problem! The service is with a smile. The chips, salsa and guacamole are excellent. The meal was very, very good too.

Thank BartlettDan
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016 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.

Thank 65Riddler

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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?