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All reviews chips and salsa fajitas table side guacamole beans taco mexican food great margaritas visiting peru quick service hit the spot ate here close to our hotel service was great awesome food target
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Reviewed February 25, 2020 via mobile

My wife and I just ate here and we won’t ever come back. We had tasteless chips along with our blah salsa. Most importantly, our waiter charged me for an extra margarita after asking him for a standard lime on the rocks because the mango...margarita I requested for before was super sweet and didn’t like it. I expected, like at most restaurants, that he would accommodate me, but that didn’t happen. I mentioned it to the cashier but to no avail. What a mistake and waste of my money! MiguelMore

Date of visit: February 2020
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Brandee-TA, Marketing at Jalapenos, responded to this reviewResponded February 27, 2020

We're very sorry to hear that your recent visit was not up to our usual high standards. Please give our manager a call at 815-220-1638 to discuss the situation with your drinks and how we can do better for next time.

Reviewed January 25, 2020 via mobile

Best Mexican food I’ve ever eaten. Definitely eat here when you’re in Peru. I had a tostado, chicken burrito, rice and beans and loved it all. My husband had fajitas and my father had a chicken burrito. We enjoyed the margaritas too. We will go...back.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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240brandeeb, Agency / Consultant at Jalapenos, responded to this reviewResponded January 27, 2020

Thanks for stopping by and for the awesome review of Jalapenos in Peru, IL! We're happy to hear that you and your family enjoyed your meals and margaritas. Hope to see you again next time you're in the area! 🍹

Reviewed December 17, 2019

The food here is delicious and you can consistently get the same experience every time you visit, I most recently I get the chipotle enchiladas. Service is also very quick and friendly. I highly recommend the fried ice cream to top off your meal!

Date of visit: November 2019
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240brandeeb, Agency / Consultant at Jalapenos, responded to this reviewResponded January 24, 2020

Thanks for the great review of Jalapenos! We're so glad you love visited and that you enjoyed the chipotle enchiladas and fried ice cream. Come see us again soon!

Reviewed November 30, 2019 via mobile

Our group heard from another group how good Jalapeños was, so we had to give it a try. It was conveniently located within walking distance to our hotel. The food was good and the service was great.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Brandee B, Public Relations Manager at Jalapenos, responded to this reviewResponded December 2, 2019

Thanks for stopping by while you where in town! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your food and service. We hope you stop by Jalapenos next time you're staying at one of the local hotels!

Reviewed November 29, 2019

We love Jalapenos! Everything is delicious and the service is excellent. Get the table side guacamole!

Date of visit: November 2019
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Brandee B, Public Relations Manager at Jalapenos, responded to this reviewResponded December 2, 2019

Thanks for stopping by and for the great review of Jalapenos in Peru, IL! Come back and see us again soon for more delicious table side Guacamole!

Reviewed November 23, 2019 via mobile

Amazing food. Traveling and stopped for dinner. What a great place to find. Tacos al pastor were really good

Date of visit: November 2019
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Brandee B, Public Relations Manager at Jalapenos, responded to this reviewResponded November 26, 2019

Thanks for stopping by and for the awesome review of Jalapenos in Peru, IL! We're so happy to hear that you found us during your trip and that you enjoyed your tacos. Hope to see you again next time!

Reviewed November 9, 2019

I was staying at the Fairfield Inn & Suites and decided to try this restaurant as it was right beside the hotel. I arrived about an hour before closing and decided to do take-out. The staff are very friendly. Because it wasn't busy the evening...I went (Sunday), the food was prepared in good timing. I ordered the Chilango Burrito and it was very delicious! I was also given a side of chips and salsa which was good to snack on. Definitely would recommend this restaurant.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Brandee B, Public Relations Manager at Jalapenos, responded to this reviewResponded November 18, 2019

Thanks for stopping by Jalapenos in Peru, IL while you were staying at Fairfield Inn! We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed your carry out Chilango Burrito. We hope to see you again next time you're in the area!

Reviewed November 2, 2019 via mobile

Great place to go no matter how many people you have in your group. Service is fast and great. Food is always good.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Brandee B, Public Relations Manager at Jalapenos, responded to this reviewResponded November 4, 2019

Thanks for stopping by and for the great review of Jalapenos in Peru, IL! We're so happy to hear that you and your group enjoyed our service and delicious Mexican food. We hope to see you all back again soon for more!

Reviewed October 6, 2019 via mobile

This restaurant was fantastic the food was top notch and the prices were very reasonable I loved every bite of my super taco and the presentation of the food was unbelievable definitely will go back no problems at all with the food or the staff...very friendlyMore

Date of visit: October 2019
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Brandee B, Public Relations Manager at Jalapenos, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2019

Thanks for visiting Jalapenos in Peru, IL! We're so happy to hear that you had a great experience from the delicious tacos to your service. We can't wait to see you back again soon!

Reviewed September 28, 2019

For the real deal in Mexican food from the fresh guacamole to the mole the food is good, The Margaritas were also very good'

Date of visit: September 2019
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Brandee B, Public Relations Manager at Jalapenos, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2019

Thanks for stopping and for the great review of Jalapenos in Peru, IL! We're so happy to hear that you loved your fresh guacamole, mole, and margaritas. Hope to see you back again soon for more delicious Mexican food!

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