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“Good ~ Overpriced ~ Service Fair”
Review of Tarascas

Tarascas
Ranked #1,495 of 9,604 Restaurants in Chicago
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: Caribbean, Mexican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Delivery, Outdoor Seating
Neighborhood: Lincoln Park
Chicago
Level 5 Contributor
50 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Good ~ Overpriced ~ Service Fair”
Reviewed August 25, 2012

The best thing about this place is the food. Although it is overpriced for quantity and quality. The tables are small and very close together. The service is fair.

  • Visited August 2012
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  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Murray, Kentucky, USA
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great Mexican Food in Lincoln Park”
Reviewed January 6, 2012

Great food, large portions, reasonable prices with a great location in the heart of Lincoln Park!

Visited August 2011
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Thank cubfanfromky
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Gunnison, Colorado
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Good food, but incredibly loud!”
Reviewed June 29, 2010

We had an early dinner, about 6:00, and this place was SO loud that we couldn't hear each other across the table. Having the Cooking Channel blaring on the TVs was a huge distraction and did not add to the ambiance. The food was good, but a little expensive for what we got.

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Thank Coloradoroadtripper
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Okla
Level 5 Contributor
41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Good enchiladas”
Reviewed June 25, 2010

Going to Chicago for our first time and not knowing what places are good and which ones are not, we decided to drop in here because we saw some people eating lunch on outdoors here the day before. Both of us had the enchiladas but tried different sauces on top. I cannot remember what my husband had because mine was so good. It was a poblano pepper sauce. I remember seeing his face when they brought it out. I could tell he was thinking "she is not going to like that" because the color was so bright. I had two cheese and one chicken. It was delicious! I had him try it and he said that while his was good, mine was great!

I started looking around the restaurant while were there and noticed almost everyone was having margaritas so I decided to try one. It was pretty good.

We sat near the window and watched the world walk by while we ate, drank and talked. It was nice.

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Thank ilovevegasbaby
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Level 5 Contributor
73 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“Great food, good atmosphere, outdoor seating available”
Reviewed May 5, 2010

This is a great place for ordinary Mexican food or more eclectic Latin cuisine. All of the dishes come full and taste wonderful. The margaritas are made stiff and they have all different sizes. Although the service has lacked at times, the food is quick and the atmosphere is fun and lively.

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Thank Chicagohoosier07
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