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Jalapeno Loco Mexican Restaurant

5067 S Howell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207-6101
+1 414-483-8300
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“mole” (12 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (10 reviews)
“tostadas” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Latin
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
5067 S Howell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207-6101
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1 - 10 of 123 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Looked at this place and thought keep driving, but wife and kids love Mexican food. I settled in with the Pork Burritos as did my son and it hit the spot! Every bite was as delicious as the first bit. Our daughter had the Chimichanga...More

Thank Rodger R
Reviewed 4 days ago

Never would have expected delicious Mexican food right across from the airport, but there it is. We went based on TripAdvisor reviews, and they were spot on. We didn't see or ask for a kid's menu, so the little one tried an a la carte...More

Thank jwdragonflyn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited because it was close to our hotel and the amount of cars in the parking lot. Not all that great margaritas. Food was presented well but a Little over priced. Good crowd for a cold Tuesday evening though. If in the area is...More

Thank Tommy M
Reviewed 18 August 2017

My wife and I arrived early during the week. We ordered the house margarita and found the drinks to be bitter and barely drinkable. It took a while for the waitress to take our order. My wife ordered enchiladas and I ordered the pork plate...More

2  Thank Drake V
Reviewed 15 August 2017

This is a wonderful Mexican restaurant that is conveniently located near General Mitchell airport. The food is terrific (especially the Guacamole) and the service is wonderful. There are daily specials and and a good selection of items that are on the regular menu as well.

Thank BosoxKen
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Jalapeno Loco has a nice menu, though not crazily overdone so you can decide relatively easily. The seafood dishes are all good, whether you're looking at shrimp or fish tacos. The appetizers are particular highlights. The street corn in particular is one of our favorites....More

Thank brewcity77
jalapenoloco, Owner at Jalapeno Loco Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Hola brewcity77, Thank-you so very much for the opportunity of your visit and for your review, we appreciate them very much! It's great to hear that you enjoy our seafood dishes, the Mexico City Street Corn, it is definitely a summer favorite here, and the...More

Reviewed 28 July 2017

Wow what a surprise there were three Mariachi Musicians playing beautiful music at my table side while I was waiting for my food to be delivered. They were great with the customers playing or asking for requests. They also sang Happy Birthday to several people...More

Thank Kathe S
jalapenoloco, Owner at Jalapeno Loco Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2017

Hola Kathe S, We thank-you so very much for the opportunity of your visit and for your review, they mean a great deal to us! We are glad that you stopped by on a Wednesday evening and got to enjoy the Mariachi music, it makes...More

Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Wow! Atmosphere was fun, restaurant was clean with nice low mood lighting. Fantastic guacamole in a large portion Red sauce with the complimentary chips was really good. Service was fast and friendly My husband and I got three beef tacos and my son got three...More

Thank ssibson123
jalapenoloco, Owner at Jalapeno Loco Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Hola ssibson, Thank-you so much for the opportunity of your visit and for your review, they mean a great deal to us! We are so glad to know that you enjoyed our place! Again, we thank-you sincerely and look forward to seeing you the next...More

Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

We used to live in the neighborhood, but moved to the sunny southwest....needless to say this is ALWAYS our first stop when we return to visit the city. You can't beat this "comfort food" and drinks...the al pastor enchilada with Colorado sauce is my favorite....More

Thank Judy K
jalapenoloco, Owner at Jalapeno Loco Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Hola Judy, Thank-you so very much! It means such a great deal to us to know that even though you now live a bit farther away you still remember us and visit us when you are in town! We are so glad to know that...More

Reviewed 18 July 2017

Nice evening walk from the hotel. Across from the airport immediate seating. The margaritas were a wee bit watery for me, good hot chips and salsa. The food was average but came in a timely manner. Need a bit more heat for me. Good service...More

Thank robren88
jalapenoloco, Owner at Jalapeno Loco Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Hola robren88, Thank-you so much for the opportunity of your visit to our place, we appreciate that greatly! If you happen to be in our area again and stop in just let us know you like more heat in your dish, we can certainly prepare...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5067 S Howell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207-6101
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-483-8300
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Description
Jalapeño Loco is a family owned and run restaurant which opened in 1995. We have a passion for sharing regional Mexican dishes with our clientele. Our atmosphere is warm and welcoming, a great place to meet friends and family or for business while you enjoy a wonderful margarita. We are a full service restaurant and bar with the best selection of tequilas and Mexican beers conveniently located across from the airport. Come in and enjoy the flavors of Mexico!
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