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“go on your b-day. they will give you a sombrero. Yay!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of La Magdalena - CLOSED

La Magdalena
Cuisines: Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Pub
Dining options: Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Restaurant details
Dining options: Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
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“go on your b-day. they will give you a sombrero. Yay!!!”
Reviewed June 15, 2008

go on your b-day. they will give you a sombrero. Yay!!!

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A TripAdvisor reviewer on Facebook
“Although the staff and interior were very nice, the food definately lacks flavor.”
Reviewed June 5, 2008

Although the staff and interior were very nice, the food definately lacks flavor.

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chicago IL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Our favorite spot”
Reviewed March 12, 2008

We love La Magdalena , the food is very good and plenty of it. I can’t believe someone wrote it wasn't enough . My kids are picky eaters , but they love the tacos and guacamole . Drinks are very good , we usually buy an extra shot of tequila on the side . I would recommend this place for casual dining to everyone.

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chuy333
1 review
“BEST MEXICAN RESTAURANT EVER!!!!”
Reviewed February 13, 2008

Sorry can't agree with some of these writers. Live in the area and frequent this restaurant quite a bit and have NEVER had any bad experience there. The margaritas are the best anywhere. Lalos in Schaumburg tasted horrible. Not sure if the tequila was differrnt but the margaritas at La Magdelenas always make a person feel "HAPPY". The portions of food are perfect. Order the chicken milnesa and bet you have lunch the next day as well. The chili rellenos hit the spot. And the soup is so good the recipe should go in a magazine. The service is excellent. Everyone is so pleasant and smiling. Will continue to go to this restaurant over and over and bring friends here. Couldnt like it anymore .

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Chicago, IL
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Don't bother”
Reviewed September 6, 2007

I had high hopes for this place, especially after I walked in and saw the beautiful decor. Unfortunately, it was nothing more than the run-of-the-mill Mexican restaurant. The food was pricey, relative to the other Mexican restaurants in the area, and the portions are defintely small.

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