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1225 W 4th St, Sterling, IL 61081-3114
+1 815-625-3404
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Dixon, IL
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2013

Love the beef tacos at this place. We go often and enjoy the food and the price.Try the guacamole. The chips are homemade and excellent.

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Sterling, Illinois
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2012

decent food, my mom loves shrimp tacos here. simple atmosphere but nice. Chips and salsa pretty good.

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Rock Falls, Illinois
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2012

Authentic Mexican . Casual atmosphere. Traditional Mexican dishes and some specialties

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Springfield
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2012

There are a few other good mexican restaurants in the area so we had never eaten here before but thought we would try it. The location is not the best, but the trade off is the food was cheaper. The chips that they bring before the meal were stale. It took a long time for the waitress to bring our... More 

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Iowa City, Iowa
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131 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2011

My family visits relatives in the area all the time. This is the place that beats all the other mexican restaurants for our business. We dine here with young children. The food portions are always large, the meal is tasty. The combination platters always overfill the plate and you will have left-overs. I recommend the barbacoa tacos or dinner platter... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1225 W 4th St, Sterling, IL 61081-3114
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Sterling
  • Phone Number: +1 815-625-3404

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?