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Taqueria El Milagro

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3050 West 26th Street, Chicago, IL 60623-4130
+1 773-847-9407
07:00 - 20:00
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Sun 07:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 07:00 - 19:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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Bloomingdale, Illinois
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped in for lunch and what a wonderful experience. Walk by the counter viewing excellent flavorful options to choose from. Had the Special Beef Stew as a Taco along with a Guisado De Puerco Taco. Delicious, large tacos. They put a flavorful vinegar based coleslaw on the tacos. Added a Camerone tamale to the order and was extremely pleased. They... More 

Thank John G
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Variety of food available. All good is cooked and backed fresh everyday. Food is also well priced. I'm actually surprised that they managed to keep the prices so low given the fact that they give you a lot of food per each order.

Thank Abraham C
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

They have the best everything!! Seriously! I especially love the fresh grilled meat dishes made to order. OMG!!! Its THE BEST! And of course there tortillas are the Bomb too. Every time I go back to visit I go to my spot. There is definitely nothing like it. You have to go and try it if your a Taco freak... More 

Thank Buttacup_k
Chicago, Illinois
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

If you want an entire meal in a taco, go here!!! These tacos are huuuuge and soooooo very yummy!! I really like that you can see while they prep your food. It's usually packed but there's plenty of tables and parking.

Thank Toni P
Tinley Park, Illinois, United States
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66 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

The restaurant setup is very poor, to see the menu, you have to be at the checkout end of the line. When the line is long, it blocks the door going in/out. I got Guisado de Res, it was OK, rice and beans were bad. My wife's arrachera had plenty she could not even chew.

Thank John P
Level Contributor
13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Awesome tacos! Most authentic in town. Hope to see you guys competing for the $25,000.00 cash prize at Taco Fanomicon 2017! #tacofanomicon

Thank April M
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52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

It's cafeteria style. Everything is under heat laps, but obviously fresh. You can see what looks good, and it's served quickly. I had a steak taco and a chile relleno. Rice and beans are served on the taco, which was ok. But the cabbage they put on there- great addition! And the steak was excellent, seared to perfection and flavorful.... More 

Thank mpaulette
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136 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2016

The tacos at El Milagro are THE best tacos I have ever eaten anywhere! The tortillas are so fresh (and they make them right on the premises-yes, you can buy them there as well). I love either the Chili Rellenos or the steak tacos. What's best is that they use cabbage on the tacos instead of lettuce and that makes... More 

Thank ChgotoCancun
Elgin, Illinois USA
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211 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2016

We didn't eat at the restaurant which is next door but purchased fresh tortillas, masa and nixtamal corn from the tortilla factory. They pull the masa straight out of the grinder and the nixtamal directly from the bin. And the prices were amazing (40 or 50 cents/lbs). The tortillas were still warm. The fragrance is splendid. Plus, you get 45... More 

Thank Janhuss
1 review
Reviewed 19 February 2016

This place used to be a place you went out of your way to go to, to get some of the best tacos. They have become one of the worst places I've been to in a long time!! The first time I was here I thought maybe they were having an off day by forgetting to include some of the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3050 West 26th Street, Chicago, IL 60623-4130
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 773-847-9407

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?