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Monica's Mexican Restaurant

636 N Milwaukee Ave, Prospect Heights, IL 60070-2353
+1 847-520-1070
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“burrito” (2 reviews)
“guacamole” (3 reviews)
“shrimp” (2 reviews)
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636 N Milwaukee Ave, Prospect Heights, IL 60070-2353
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I travel all over the country eating Mexican food and this place is my favorite. Incredible chicken tacos.

Thank jenkinsmus
Reviewed July 23, 2017

This tiny storefront Mexican Restaurant is a must-go place. The food is fresh - the service is friendly - the prices are dirt cheap. The fish I had was absolutely unbelievably good. My friend enjoyed her entree as well. Service was prompt and friendly. My...More

Thank Awilda0216
Reviewed April 8, 2017

This is located in a primarily Mexican shopping area that is across from the Country Inn and Suites. We ate here for lunch. The food was good. This is authentic Mexican and the menu was mostly in Spanish. There wasn't any descriptions of the food,...More

Thank Dagma
Reviewed February 11, 2017 via mobile

This place is packed with locals. Particularly the Mexican population it attracts tells me the food is good. Lots of workmen come here during the lunch hour. I have never been here when it wasn't super busy. I would have given them a higher rating...More

Thank Debbie I
Reviewed February 4, 2017 via mobile

Our favorite "authentic" Mexican restaurant!! My friendly treated like you are one of the family.. Our favorites: shrimp, chimichanga and the best guacamole... we go to Monica's 2-3x a month..

Thank TT627
Reviewed December 22, 2016 via mobile

Decided to visit this location which is about five minutes away from our home. I was very satisfied with that level of service plus the quality and the taste the food. My son ordered mixed fajitas and to say the least the beans and the...More

Thank Sealover1968
Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

This reminds me of the Mexican I used to get in my childhood! So good and reasonably priced. It's a diners drive-ins and dives kinda joint. Just good food fast.

Thank tb0027
Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

We are staying at the nearby Crowne Plaza, this place is super close and the hotel shuttle dropped us off and picked us up (we wouldve walked but there were no sidewalks!!). Absolutely amazing food. My wife was ecstatic over the tongue tacos. My pastor...More

Thank Alli G
Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

Very friendly service, fabulous food ( best Mexican I have had in awhile). Every flavor was so fresh!! I had the ceviche octopus, shrimp and cod tostada, an order of guacamole with chips- which are amazing!! They have the TV going in Spanish to catch...More

Thank Kate D
Reviewed February 8, 2016

We went for dinner and had an enjoyable evening. The food was very good with a lot of flavor. The wait service was friendly and excellent.

Thank Robin C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 636 N Milwaukee Ave, Prospect Heights, IL 60070-2353
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Prospect Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 847-520-1070
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