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3210 Belvidere Rd, Waukegan, IL 60085-6018
+1 847-782-1877
Today
08:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 23:00
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Chicago
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

This no frills place serves up one of the best burrito's in Waukegan area. I usually get the steak burrito, it's excellent! The chips & salsa seem to be homemade along with everything else I've had incl the guacamole. Keep up the great work!

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Thank radsrusChicago
Elkhorn, Wisconsin
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

I get down to Waukegan every so often and try to eat here. This is the enchilada plate with one each of beef, pork and chicken enchiladas. The rice fell short on a true Mexican rice but everything else was up to par. Worth the stop!

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Thank Jerry S
Madison, Wisconsin
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

First of all when I walked in everything was nice and clean. The staff there was very helpful and knew what was on their menu. The food didn't take as long as no as I thought it would. Food was great had a good time with family. Highly recommend this place their deal of the day that day were nachos... More 

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Thank WilliamY170
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

Over all food is good , the cash only is a little bit of an inconvenience , eat at this place for awhile I just wish the items will get a bit bigger and hold the price down some

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Thank lmonchis
Nashville, Tennessee
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2015 via mobile

Amazing! We came to Chicago to visit friends and they brought us here for lunch. Loved it! Had the fajitas and they were awesome.

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Thank LadyElaine1991
Gurnee, Illinois
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44 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2014

Love this place. Steak nachos with real steak. Tastes great. Incredible burritos. Never a bad meal. Call ahead they'll have it ready. Bad news is located on Belvidere Road hard to go in and out with traffic. Worth the wait.

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Gurnee, Illinois
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2014 via mobile

I think the food is over priced versus other Mexican restaurants. For a torta usually 7 and is a small torta other places that I know like golosinas is better bigger and cheaper torta (5 to be exact). Also it is really inconvenient that they do not accept credit cards like let's be real almost 90% of customers will want... More 

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Thank Pjalman
Waukegan, Illinois
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2014 via mobile

cash only restaurant but there is an ATM inside, with a $3 fee.. burrito and tacos are good. sauces have a good flavor. one of the few places that offers tongue as a meat option. service is decent, but better if you speak spanish. overall, good food.

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Thank Mike_R_55
Guam, Mariana Islands
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2014

Was in town for 3 days to attend my son's Navy Boot Camp graduation. Stayed at the Courtyard/Waukegan and found this place less than 5 min away. As you walk in, menus are painted on the walls. Seemed like everything was under $9.. Had the Enchilada dinner and after one bite, knew I was going to come back here again.... More 

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Thank Les A
Hilliard, Ohio
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2014

I was in town on business when one of my team who's lived his entire life in the Waukegan area took me here for lunch. My heart sank when I saw this place being in a re-used fast food joint. But then remembered that sometimes these are the best places and I was not disappointed. The food was authentic, fast... More 

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Thank Darrin B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Fast food, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 23:00
Thursday
08:00 - 23:00
Friday
08:00 - 23:00
Saturday
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3210 Belvidere Rd, Waukegan, IL 60085-6018
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Waukegan
  • Phone Number: +1 847-782-1877

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