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El Paraiso

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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed August 12, 2018

We wanted authentic Mexican on the easy side of life, so dropped in for a casual meal. Chicken burritos always call to us, so we gave in to them. Glad we did. Generous plates full of deliciousness, steaming hot and fresh from the quick kitchen...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Cliff Z
Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Saturday night at 6pm prior to a Cubs game two blocks away, I walk into instant seating. I made the sixth person dining. Saw chili rellenos at $7.99 on the menu board. Darn good at that price. The salsa served with the chips was just...More

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank mikez561
Reviewed June 7, 2015

This place has authentic mexican food but BEWARE you need time to sit down and wait for your food. Not the place you want to go if you are in a hurry. It's very small and casual.

Date of visit: May 2015
Thank jaime s
Reviewed May 27, 2015

My husband and I stood at the doorway waiting for someone to seat us for a about five minutes. We finally just sat down at a table. Another few minutes go by before anyone takes our order. The waitress asked us what kind of meat...More

Date of visit: May 2015
Thank amy921
Reviewed November 12, 2014

If you are in a rush, this is NOT the place for you. Service is very slow. A previous reviewer stated if you don't speak Spanish you will wait longer; I do speak Spanish and I waited too, lol. First, the food is very fresh,...More

Date of visit: November 2014
1  Thank Project HIghway C
Reviewed November 4, 2014

Most people go to El Paraiso for Taco Wednesday when their delicious tacos are only $1 each. I go to El Paraiso when I need lemons. You have never seen lemons this beautiful! Where do they get them? Prepare to wait (for a table or...More

Date of visit: September 2014
1  Thank Tracie D
Reviewed August 8, 2014

If you don't speak Spanish, you will only get served, and that's that. HOWEVER. For the horrible service, the food takes up for it. Worth every penny. Nice portions, and it's hot and fresh. Only been there once in the last couple years where they...More

Date of visit: July 2014
2  Thank Ms A
Reviewed June 5, 2014

they are not on the menu but they are worth asking for. Shrimp, tortilla, onions and cilantro. You will want for nothing more than this in your meal. A great place to go before or after the baseball game at Four Winds Field. It's not...More

Date of visit: May 2014
1  Thank mandylynh
Reviewed December 11, 2013 via mobile

The food here is incredible, best Mexican I've had since leaving southern California. You can get the tacos "American style" with lettuce, tomatoes & sour cream, but you should go traditional and get them "Mexican style" with onions & cilantro. The red & green sauces...More

1  Thank FontanaBananas
Reviewed August 23, 2013

This place is the best place in town. By far the best Mexican in the area. Don't be off put by their presence inside the grocery store, they make great food. Sunday's and Wednesday's are dollar taco nights, which means you can eat here for...More

Date of visit: August 2013
Thank tallgaloot
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