We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Javier's Sabor Mexicano

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
8 W Miner St, Arlington Heights, IL 60004-5916 (Formerly La Chicanita Mexican Restaurant)
+1 847-255-7075
Website
Today
11:00 - 22:00
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Tue 11:00 - 22:00
Wed - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

81 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 81: English reviews
Level Contributor
14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Good food sometimes servers do not understand English to well. Seem to get Frustrated. Drinks are pretty good not the besr😟food is always fresh . You can sit outside or a room that is partially open . Very cozy atmosphere 😊

Helpful?
Thank Claudia R
Chicago, Illinois
Level Contributor
3,162 reviews
2,474 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 529 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We happened to be watching my two older grandkids and they suggested that we go for Mexican food. We decided on Javier's Sabor Mexicano which is on the Corner of Dunton & Miner St. in downtown Arlington Heights. We were seated quickly. Their outdoor seating was open, but it just seemed a bit too chilly to be outside. The kids... More 

Helpful?
Thank Allen21096
Chicago
Level Contributor
102 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

I always take my customer here for awesome Mexican food. The food is great and the staff is very friendly. The portions are substantial and a great value. I have had several items on the menu and have never been disappointed. This is a must if you enjoy quality Mexican food.

Helpful?
Thank wheatonnitz
mt prospect
Level Contributor
88 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent drinks, great food and exceptional service for a 15 person group. All menu choices were promptly delivered and enjoyed without nary a complaint. The menudo, not too often offered, was second to none and large enough to enjoy for two upcoming lunches. Other guests chose salads, speciality plates, appetizers and delicious assortments of menu items that were perfectly presented... More 

Helpful?
Thank fcgfcg
Chicago
Level Contributor
48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

My husband & I use to live in the area and now live 45 minutes away. My husband commutes to work so many times we will meet for dinner here, he will get off the train in Arlington Heights and walk over. We have our favorite ground beef Enchiladas and taco combo. The service is usually fast and they give... More 

Helpful?
Thank romanticatheart713
Arlington Heights, Illinois
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Still waiting on food. Forgot about us for seating. Finally asked if we were forgotten. Said no, but others who came after us got seated. No apology. Nothing. Will never return. Too many other great Mexican restaurants to waste time on this one

Helpful?
Thank Cindy B
Bangkok, Thailand
Level Contributor
86 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

This is a great place for families with very friendly service. Margaritas on the rocks were delicious. We were all happy with our food and liked the spaciousness and the warm decor.

Helpful?
Thank oesrn
Arlington Heights, IL
Level Contributor
67 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

This is a great place, Javier does a great job with the food and atmosphere. The food has always been great, and the service is top notch, even with big groups.

Helpful?
Thank AAASparky
Arlington Heights, Illinois
Level Contributor
19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 29 November 2016

We have been going to/taking out from Javiers for over 10 years and it is always very good. The décor is nice and staff very friendly. Portions are large as well.

Helpful?
Thank keats100
West Chicago, Illinois
Level Contributor
7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

My wife and I spilt the Pablano mole. The portion is huge. Tha fajitas as well as the margaritas are very good.

Helpful?
Thank JDole

Travellers who viewed Javier's Sabor Mexicano also viewed

Arlington Heights, IL
Arlington Heights, IL
 
Arlington Heights, IL
Arlington Heights, IL
 

Been to Javier's Sabor Mexicano? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 W Miner St, Arlington Heights, IL 60004-5916 (Formerly La Chicanita Mexican Restaurant)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Arlington Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 847-255-7075

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Javier's Sabor Mexicano staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?