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El-Farol

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6136 S Archer Rd, Summit Argo, IL 60501-1647
708-563-1022
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

From my first bite when my Dad took me at 14, to my last bite a few weeks ago, at 43, simply amazing. Can't say enough about this place. Must try it.

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Chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

Sober I order one. Drunk I order 2. Sometimes I get 3. You can get your burrito fill on any time, day or night. 24/7/365. Need a burrito at 3:30 on Xmas eve? They're gonna be open. They never close.

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Thank frankpc56
Seattle
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

This place is not far from our head office and I only got clued in on it lately but it is apparently a local landmark. Enter through a nondescript door and the first thing you see is the mountain of steak sizzling on the griddle. The burritos are great and huge, the tortas are amazing - they have got their... More 

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Central Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

The best steak burrito I've ever eaten! Old, but very clean place. It's a bit out of the way, but worth the drive.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

I have been visiting El Faro for over 20 years. It's gone from being a great 24 hour post-party late evening or early morning treat to a nostalgic lunch or dinner. I go for the enormous Combo Burritos (Pastor and Steak) in extra crispy tortillas, the pickled jalapenos and carrots, and the salsas. I've had burritos all over the U.S.... More 

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Bridgeview, Illinois
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6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2009

Football burritos

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6136 S Archer Rd, Summit Argo, IL 60501-1647
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Summit Argo
  • Phone Number: 708-563-1022

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