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Mercadito

#253 of 7,857 Restaurants in Chicago}
$$ - $$$Mexican, Latin,
108 W Kinzie Street, Chicago, IL 60654-4508
+1 312-329-9555
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good44%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (18 reviews)
“tacos” (187 reviews)
“guacamole” (113 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
108 W Kinzie Street, Chicago, IL 60654-4508
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for an early Friday dinner. Dimly lit and moody atmosphere with a lot of open space. It was a welcome respite from an otherwise cold and rainy evening. The guacamole (several varieties) was a bit too smooth but had good flavors and spice....More

Thank Zenatakos
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The atmosphere food and service were all amazing. I'll definitely try to come back again as it's reasonably priced and I made great memories.

Thank bella853
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We had reservations (this is highly recommended) and we were walked right in. The staff were all super friendly and very helpful. They found out we were celebrating a birthday and they brought out a complimentary dessert at the end of our dinner. I loved...More

Thank Vanesa L
Reviewed 7 November 2017

This was another good selection while in Chicago's North Loop area. We visited Mercadito on a Sunday late afternoon. No wait time. We had excellent service. They were having a few "support breast cancer awareness specials" on the menu. Some proceeds were donated to the...More

Thank Bernard C
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Fantastic tacos and guacamole. Very creative and fun drinks. It's a fun place to go with a small group.

Thank Todd C
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Such an amazing place for a date or a night out with friends. The food is exceptional and the chic ambiance is unrivaled.

Thank jsg0922
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

If you want to eat earlier make sure to make a reservation. We waited to make a reservation and were not able to eat until 930. The wait was definately worth it! Started with house margaritas and a couple of the guacomoles which were amazing!...More

Thank travelteamej2
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Don't let the outside fool you. Great little Mexican restaurants with the best margaritas around. The place was packed but there was no rushing you through. Loved it.

Thank ChristinesTravels
Reviewed 18 September 2017

I decided to try this place on our trip to Chicago due to an article from a blogger called Gal on a mission, plus I also checked the reviews online as well. Our server Rafa was friendly and attentive, the decor and atmosphere is lovely...More

Thank Erika504
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Had a business lunch here with co-workers. The Pollo Tortas was very tasty. Service and atmosphere was pretty good although a touch loud. I would go back.

Thank khaymo
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Fifisalah
11 April 2016|
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Response from Ernesha P | Reviewed this property |
Earlier in the day, yes. Later in the evening it has more of a clubby feel.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Friday
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 W Kinzie Street, Chicago, IL 60654-4508
    (Kinzie between N Clark and N La Salle)
  • Public Transportation: Merchandise Mart stops Purple and Brown Line and 156 Bus LaSalle.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
  • Neighbourhood: Near North Side
  • Phone Number: +1 312-329-9555
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