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Wholly Frijoles

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3908 W Touhy Ave, Lincolnwood, IL 60712-1028
+1 847-329-9810
11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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365 reviews
291 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We celebrated a friend's bday here & we had a blast! The menu has a few changes since early this year: price increases & a few menu item changes... Someone brought a bottle of Margarita & thank goodness it's still byob with no corkage fees. The delightful Gloria who's been there since the opening of this restaurant 16 yrs ago... More 

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Evanston, Illinois
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110 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

My wife and I went out for dinner. I learned that the restaurant has new management since December. The dinning room is cute and cozy. We had a nice table towards the back. For starters we split the ceviche natural which is a large bowl of seafood in a mild, light, lime-flavored sauce. There was a large portion for two... More 

Thank MrB003
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Food is very Delicious and authentic . Enjoyed fajitas. It's very nice and clean place but too congested seating

Thank BeulahGaddam
Chicago, Illinois
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365 reviews
291 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

What a Wonderful Feast we had tonight at this very Special 16Y Anniversary Tasting complete with a loud but very good & versatile Mariachi band! We learned that the ownership has just changed (slightly) to the nephew who has been cooking in the kitchen all those yrs and taking over, so still all in the talented family... Fantastic & Abundant... More 

Thank Justsaygrace
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888 reviews
633 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 328 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

We didn't save room for dessert. sigh. Everything we ordered was fresh and tasty. The portions were generous. The prices were fair. The service was great. We will be back. Possibly I'll order dessert first.

Thank illinois travelere
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Great place!!! Loved sitting outside. Amazing guacamole/fresh chips! Portions are perfect or even to share as well. I recommend to go early because it's always packed.

Thank PK1021
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

i eat here whenever i am in the mood for mexican food. the food is always well prepared and tasty. i particularly like their fish preparations. The service is efficient and cordial.

Thank dr.carl
Lincolnwood, Illinois
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

The food is fresh and good and the service is extremely friendly. I love their fish dishes and it is worth it to watch for their special menus. The only downside is it is BYO, so you have to remember that BEFORE sitting down at the table.

Morton Grove, Illinois
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I first went here when we moves in the area a couple years back. Small in size but man do they make food food. Seafood so fresh, great mole and just every dish tastes great. Its a creative menu with some changes periodically which makes it nice. Reasonable price and BYOB.

Thank Daboig
Inverness, Illinois
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Lunched there today; salad is always fresh. Tried Coconut Shrimp... Beautiful and tasty. And the cinnamon tea is always a refreshing treat.

Thank msperrucci

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3908 W Touhy Ave, Lincolnwood, IL 60712-1028
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lincolnwood
  • Phone Number: +1 847-329-9810

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