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Maravillas Restaurant

5211 S Harper Ave, Chicago, IL 60615-4113
+1 773-643-3155
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  • Excellent7%
  • Very good30%
  • Average49%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“hyde park” (3 reviews)
“mexican food” (2 reviews)
“margaritas” (2 reviews)
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5211 S Harper Ave, Chicago, IL 60615-4113
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Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

Great food. I’ve lived in Hyde park four years now and I’ve frequently visited. The food quality is consistent. Customer service has always been subpar though and the last few months they’ve only been accepting cash, no credit cards. What an inconvenience. Still, their food...More

1  Thank Mercedes1jones
Reviewed February 19, 2017

If you want authentic lard-y mexican food you go to SW Chicago (Pilsen, Midway Airport area, etc.). But I'm never disappointed at Maravillas. We've tried some of everything - the meat is always well-cooked, the homemade tortillas are delicious and the beans and rice are...More

1  Thank margaretelise
Reviewed January 11, 2017 via mobile

This place really caught me by surprise. The food was not tasty at all. The rice and beans were very bland. The chicken fajitas tasted like they were marinated in Chinese food. I did not enjoy this place. Won't be back. The hot sauce and...More

Thank Sadie D
Reviewed September 4, 2016

Went to the restaurant on a Saturday night, where told that the wait would be 45 minutes but to return in 20 minutes as if you weren't there your table would be given away. As we sat on the bench beside the outside dinning it...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed October 24, 2015

The food is okay; service is okay; atmosphere is okay. Fine for a desperate need for Mexican food but only average.

Thank asti439797
Reviewed July 30, 2015

this is a neighborhood staple, apparently, and being new in the neighborhood we needed to try it. the atmosphere is nothing special, could use an update, the bar area is in the back, which is nice for families that are looking to avoid that scene....More

Thank dixonconsultinginc
Reviewed December 11, 2012

The good: the staff was extremely pleasant and helpful, the menu abundant. You can get a zillion varieties of burritos. Mine was huge and seemingly packed with every edible ingredient you could imagine. I was given a wide choice of tequila brands for my margarita....More

Thank SouthsiEEED
Reviewed July 29, 2012 via mobile

The food was OK,service was great ,I would go back ,but the salad was old and the beens taste like they been reheated several times

Thank Barakett
Reviewed July 9, 2012

Generous & Good. Food was better than expected. A small sitting area with a full service bar in the rear. The staff had a hard time keeping up w/take out and dine in. Food came in a timely fashion, but bartender was helping wait staff....More

Thank richard201
Reviewed September 16, 2011

I was disappointed in the way that this restaurant charges extra for everything! First of all, they won't give you chips unless you spend $10. If you want a refill that costs $1. The amount of salsa they served with the chips was less than...More

3  Thank Loree L
Hyde Park
If you want to get a feel for quintessential South
Side Chicago, you have to make a stop in Hyde Park,
one of the city’s most popular neighborhoods. This
historic area is home to two of the city’s most
prominent cultural institutions, the Museum of Science
and Industry and the University of Chicago. A stroll
here will bring you past vintage and grand hotels
converted into luxury apartment buildings; peaceful
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Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5211 S Harper Ave, Chicago, IL 60615-4113
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Hyde Park
  • Neighbourhood: Hyde Park
  • Phone Number: +1 773-643-3155
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