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Esther's Suenos

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519 W Madison St, Ottawa, IL 61350-2726
+1 815-433-9484
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Apr 27, 2017
Mar 13, 2017
“Best Mexican food”
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519 W Madison St, Ottawa, IL 61350-2726
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Reviewed April 27, 2017

Who would think you’d find the best carnitas tacos in MN? As a taco scout across America, especially the trucks in California, I was delighted to taste Ester’s - so good I ordered another.

Thank ColleenSM
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

Esther's is the most authentic food you will ever get! She makes everything fresh start to finish all while you wait!

Thank Patti G
Reviewed September 5, 2016

Esther makes everything from scratch every day in this little kitchen. The food is authentic and delicious. It's the best Mexican in the area!

Thank travel4funIl
Reviewed June 7, 2015

We were looking for something different while in Ottawa and my mobile Trip Advisor app pointed us to Esther's. Thanks to all my fellow reviewers for spreading the word. My husband and I love to find out of the way places and meet the owner's...More

Thank Susan3181959
Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

We met Esther at the restaurant where we had breakfast. She was so sweet. She was heading to her place to prep for the day. My wife checked TR the reviews were stellar. Then we asked our waitress and some of the other staff. Everyone...More

1  Thank JIMMY28IL
Reviewed August 22, 2014

We enjoy Esther's $1 taco nights. The tacos are very tasty as are the rice and beans. Good food and service every time we go.

Thank AnnaNJohnny
Reviewed July 14, 2014

Esther is a small-town, local celebrity. She always wanted her own small restaurant and she finally got it. She is kind, decent, friendly and her food is Mexican home cooking. Everybody from union laborers to the mayor pops in for lunch. It is countertop ordering...More

1  Thank Pietro S
Reviewed March 4, 2014

Sit down at Esther's Sueno and talk to her while she cooks your meal. Most of the orders are carry out but you'll love the conversation and the ambience of Esther's kitchen. See if she's got something special for you that is not on the...More

2  Thank Dave M
Reviewed August 23, 2013

This is NOT a fancy dine-in restaurant, but the food is excellent, inexpensive, and 100% authentic. I am traveling with a bunch of Hispanics and this instantly became our favorite restaurant, with trips made there almost daily. Everything is made by Ester and prepared just...More

2  Thank Tom T
Reviewed July 9, 2013

we came here with friends on cince de mayo and we had a blast! they have margarita and taco specials every year, tables and karaoke outside. plus, we were able to walk x the street to the liquor store and bring back other alcohol we...More

1  Thank karenk00
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  • Address: 519 W Madison St, Ottawa, IL 61350-2726
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 815-433-9484
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