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La MEX

3157 W Jefferson St, Joliet, IL 60435-4733
+1 815-729-2686
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“margarita's” (6 reviews)
“burrito” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Mexican
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
3157 W Jefferson St, Joliet, IL 60435-4733
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1 - 10 of 112 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been coming here for years. They currently are building an outside patio which will be great for additional seating. They are pretty roomy on the inside as is, but it can fill up. The Margaritas are the best in the area. The salsa...More

Thank Ro G
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

We are three couples who monthly gather to reminisce, hear the suggested specials, and listen for the roving musicians. We particular like trying out new meals via the specials.

Thank Johann20172017
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Eh. Not great. Not bad. Nice but noisy atmosphere. The chips and salsa are mediocre. Good for groups.

Thank AngieAngleways
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

We were seated at a dirty table, floors littered with food, and had to ask another waiter to get our waiter to come take our order. The food had no flavor. Pass on this one, very very over rated.

1  Thank Michael F
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

The welcoming by the staff was not the best. Prior to coming in, I called the restaurant in advance to see if I would need to make a reservation. The server stated "No"- that there were plenty of seats. Finally make it the location- IT...More

Thank jesswell1412
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Impeccable service, lovely atmosphere, and wonderful food. Always perfect! Our favorite Mexican place.

Thank Shawn T
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Boring and watered food. One visit I ordered ground beef taco for my child. It dripped of water and server advised it is watery in the morning as they "add water to bring it back, you know". Tostadas fall apart because of added water to...More

1  Thank tulu
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Nice ambiance, decent food and drinks, good service. Clean restrooms. Mariachi noonday evenings. Margarira specials.

Thank AndreaKayHartong
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Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Have been here several times and always have good food and a good time. Mariachi group is excellent and fun, drinks are good, food is not too spicy. The staff is always pleasant and attentive.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Stopped in on what the sign said was one of four half priced margarita days that week. One person in the bar area and counting we three at our table six other tables had diners at noon thirty on Thursday. Chips were just ok salsa...More

Thank slowride83
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3157 W Jefferson St, Joliet, IL 60435-4733
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Joliet
  • Phone Number: +1 815-729-2686
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